MCDONALD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MCDONALD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) McDonald’s: Regulator says it’s a ‘joint employer’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237537-79/mcdonald-franchisees-joint-employer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237537-79/mcdonald-franchisees-joint-employer.html.csp">McDonald’s: Regulator says it’s a ‘joint employer’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:02:02.424-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s Corp. says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named a “joint employer” for workers in its franchisee-owned restaurants. The decision by the National Labor Relations Board was being closely watched because it could potentially expose McDonald’s to liability for the working conditions in its franchisees’ stores. In the U.S., the vast majority of McDonald’s more than 14,000 restaurants are owned and operated by franchisees. The same is true for many other...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582375372014-07-29T13:02:02.424-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T13:02:02.424-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237537@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:02:02 MDT McDonald’s Japan to strengthen checks on chicken http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236848-79/mcdonald-chicken-japan-checks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236848-79/mcdonald-chicken-japan-checks.html.csp">McDonald’s Japan to strengthen checks on chicken</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURI KAGEYAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:38:01.939-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • McDonald’s in Japan is increasing its checks on chicken from vendors in China and Thailand after allegations a Chinese supplier sold expired chicken. It says the scare will hurt its earnings. The U.S. fast-food chain’s Japan unit on Tuesday withdrew this year’s earnings and sales forecasts, citing uncertainties from the food scandal. The Chinese food safety agency is investigating allegations Shanghai Husi Food Co., a McDonald’s supplier, sold expired meat. McDonald’s Japan has stopped u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368482014-07-29T09:38:01.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:38:01.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236848@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:38:01 MDT Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232752-79/mcdonald-husi-meat-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232752-79/mcdonald-husi-meat-company.html.csp">Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:57:02.491-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards. The president of OSI Group, David G. McDonald, declined to give details of what the company has found at Shanghai Husi Food Co. A Shanghai TV station reported last week that Husi sold expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald’s and KFC. The Chinese food safety agency said last week its investigators found unspecified illegal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582327522014-07-28T09:57:02.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T09:57:02.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232752@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:57:02 MDT Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58225332-79/workers-wage-fast-mcdonald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58225332-79/workers-wage-fast-mcdonald.html.csp">Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T18:08:02.194-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 06:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Fast food workers say they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years. About 1,300 workers are scheduled to attend sessions Friday and Saturday at an expo center in Villa Park, Illinois, where they’ll be asked to do “whatever it takes” to win $15-an-hour wages and a u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582253322014-07-25T18:08:02.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T18:08:02.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225332@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:08:02 MDT Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224734-79/mcdonald-agency-russia-calories.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224734-79/mcdonald-agency-russia-calories.html.csp">Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T14:47:01.779-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 02:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia’s consumer protection agency has filed a suit against McDonald’s for allegedly selling food that does not meet legal standards. The case was announced Friday on the website of the agency, Rospotrebnadzor, which said it comes in the wake of inspections of two of the company’s restaurants in Novgorod. According to the statement, some food was found with microbial contamination and several items had caloric values two to three times higher than allowed by national regulations. The s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582247342014-07-25T14:47:01.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T14:47:01.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The fast food chain said late Thursday that it “suspended relevant food ingredients” at Hong Kong outlets in light of the scandal surrounding Shanghai Husi Food Co. Chinese authorities detained five Husi employees after a TV station reported last weekend that the company repackaged and sold meat past i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582242302014-07-25T17:37:04.596-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T17:37:04.596-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224230@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:37:04 MDT Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216742-79/osi-mcdonald-china-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216742-79/osi-mcdonald-china-company.html.csp">Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:28:02.285-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It isn’t a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world’s most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald’s locations. OSI Group, a privately-held company based in Aurora, Illinois, was thrust into the spotlight this weekend when a Chinese TV station reported that one of its Shanghai plants repackaged old beef and chicken and slapped new expiration dates on them. The scare has ensnared chains i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582167422014-07-23T15:28:02.285-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T15:28:02.285-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216742@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:28:02 MDT China detains employees of suspect meat seller http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215002-79/husi-meat-china-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215002-79/husi-meat-china-company.html.csp">China detains employees of suspect meat seller</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T08:48:01.458-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. China’s food safety agency said on its website that its investigators found unspecified illegal activity by Husi Food Co. but gave no confirmation expired meat had been found or other details. Some of the illegal conduct was an “arrangement organized by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150022014-07-23T08:48:01.458-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T08:48:01.458-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215002@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:48:01 MDT V.A. nominee vows to transform department in crisis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212314-68/mcdonald-veterans-senate-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212314-68/mcdonald-veterans-senate-care.html.csp">V.A. nominee vows to transform department in crisis</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:05:46.054-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered department, saying that “systematic failures” must be addressed. Robert McDonald cited problems with patient access to health care, transparency, accountability and integrity, among other issues. “The seriousness of the moment demands urgent action,” McDonald told the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee. “The V.A. is in crisis. The veterans are in need. There is a l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212314@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:05:46 MDT McDonald’s profit slips as sales in U.S. decline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210616-79/mcdonald-sales-percent-1.4.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210616-79/mcdonald-sales-percent-1.4.csp">McDonald’s profit slips as sales in U.S. decline</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:24:01.906-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oak Brook, Ill. • McDonald’s Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag. The world’s biggest hamburger chain has been struggling to boost sales in its flagship market amid intensifying competition, changing eating habits and the persistent financial struggles of its lower-income customers. In the U.S., sales at established locations fell 1.4 percent for the period fewer customers came into its restaurants. The company, based in Oak Brook, Ill., has...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582106162014-07-22T09:24:01.906-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T09:24:01.906-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:24:01 MDT China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210468-79/husi-china-meat-mcdonald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210468-79/husi-china-meat-mcdonald.html.csp">China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T12:30:47.098-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald’s said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets. Chinese authorities expanded their investigation of the meat supplier, Shanghai company Husi Food Co. A day after Husi’s food processing plant in Shanghai was sealed by the China Food and Drug Administration, the agency said Tuesday that inspec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104682014-07-22T12:30:47.098-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T12:30:47.098-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210468@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:30:47 MDT McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206295-79/mcdonald-kfc-china-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206295-79/mcdonald-kfc-china-company.html.csp">McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:12:01.606-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken. The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from the supplier, Husi Food Co., Ltd. The Shanghai office of China’s food and drug agency said it was investigating and told customers to suspend use of the supplier’s products. Dragon TV said Sunday that Husi, owned by OSI Group of Aurora, Illinois, repackaged old beef and ch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062952014-07-21T09:12:01.606-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:12:01.606-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206295@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:12:01 MDT Veterans Affairs nominee has University of Utah ties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133639-90/affairs-army-business-ceo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133639-90/affairs-army-business-ceo.html.csp">Veterans Affairs nominee has University of Utah ties</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T20:36:02.409-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 08:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">President Barack Obama picked a former corporate CEO to lead the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs. But Robert McDonald may have never received this nomination if it wasn’t for a partnership between the military and the University of Utah in the 1970s. After studying engineering at West Point, McDonald thought he would continue his studies while in the Army. The only program that fit with his schedule was a business degree offered through the U., which relied on the Air Force flying in pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133639@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:36:02 MDT Obama picks ex-P&G boss to lead Veterans Affairs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130027-68/mcdonald-company-veterans-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130027-68/mcdonald-company-veterans-obama.html.csp">Obama picks ex-P&G boss to lead Veterans Affairs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T22:14:22.292-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. An administration official said Obama would announce McDonald’s appointment Monday. If confirmed by the Senate, McDonald would succeed Eric Shinseki, the retired four-star general who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581300272014-06-29T22:14:22.292-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T22:14:22.292-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130027@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:14:22 MDT Robber fires into McDonald’s drive-thru window http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120769-78/hansen-window-mcdonald-drive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120769-78/hansen-window-mcdonald-drive.html.csp">Robber fires into McDonald’s drive-thru window</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T08:25:13.816-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police say a man fired a gun into a Magna McDonald’s through its drive-thru window during an attempted robbery. About 5:30 p.m., the man was in the drive-thru of the McDonald’s at 3540 S. 8400 West and tried to rob the employee at the window, said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. After the employee ran away from the window, the man fired a round through the glass, hitting the freezer, Hansen said. No one was hurt, Hansen added. Police are working on obtaining the security camera footage, Han...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58120769@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:25:13 MDT Audra McDonald makes Tony history; Cranston wins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58042675-223/musical-won-tony-actress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58042675-223/musical-won-tony-actress.html.csp">Audra McDonald makes Tony history; Cranston wins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T20:40:10.826-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A veteran and a newbie made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. Audra McDonald became the show’s most decorated actress, while Bryan Cranston won a best actor trophy for his Broadway debut. McDonald won her sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” putting her ahead of five-time winners Angela Lansbury and the late Julie Harris for the most competitive wins by an actress. Among those she thanked were her parents for not medicating their hyperactiv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580426752014-06-08T20:40:10.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T20:40:10.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042675@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 20:40:10 MDT Critics: Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald will win Tonys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58037051-223/win-mcdonald-cranston-musical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58037051-223/win-mcdonald-cranston-musical.html.csp">Critics: Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald will win Tonys</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T14:48:04.463-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 02:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It’s been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts — although some wonderful performances — and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new. That has led to uncertainty in most of the categories, and the nominating committee made no friends wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580370512014-06-08T14:48:04.463-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T14:48:04.463-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58037051@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 14:48:04 MDT Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston top Tonys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58043832-68/musical-won-actress-actor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58043832-68/musical-won-actress-actor.html.csp">Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston top Tonys</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T22:15:02.34-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A Broadway veteran, a newbie and a former host made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. Audra McDonald became the show’s most decorated actress, while Bryan Cranston won a best actor trophy for his Broadway debut. Neil Patrick Harris took home best actor in a musical after years of handing out the awards to others. McDonald won her sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” putting her ahead of five-time winners Angela Lansbury and the late Julie H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580438322014-06-08T22:15:02.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T22:15:02.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58043832@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:15:02 MDT