MEETING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MEETING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Rolly: Forget guv race, Lockhart wants to be state schools boss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321565-90/sltrib-board-lockhart-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321565-90/sltrib-board-lockhart-state.html.csp">Rolly: Forget guv race, Lockhart wants to be state schools boss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T11:39:31.577-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Outgoing Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart, long believed to be preparing to run for governor against incumbent Gary Herbert in two years, is now setting her sights on a different job. Sources have confirmed that the Provo Republican, a nurse by training, has submitted her application to become the next state schools superintendent. She has been lobbying several members of the state school board for the job and is in Minneapolis at the National Conference of State Legislatures garnering support...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58321565@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:39:31 MDT South Jordan approves scaled-back Mulligans contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58323147-90/alvord-contract-council-councilman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58323147-90/alvord-contract-council-councilman.html.csp">South Jordan approves scaled-back Mulligans contract</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dan Harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:19:18.966-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The South Jordan City Council has approved a scaled-back $20,400 contract with a professional research group to conduct two focus groups and a citywide public-opinion survey on the future of the 67-acre Mulligans Golf and Games complex near the Jordan River. Questions outlined by Mayor David Alvord would range from gauging whether citizens know the city owns a golf course and are aware that it is subsidized by taxpayers to whether they would prefer developing the property, improving the existin...</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> 58323147@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:19:18 MDT Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318526-79/fed-rate-minutes-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318526-79/fed-rate-minutes-officials.html.csp">Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T15:16:02.465-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will need to act sooner than previously thought to slow the extraordinary support it’s been providing through ultra-low interest rates. Minutes of the Fed’s discussion at its July 29-30 meeting released Wednesday show that some officials thought the Fed would need “to call for a relatively prompt move” to reduce the stimulus it has supplied since the financial crisis erupted in 2008. Otherwis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583185262014-08-20T15:16:02.465-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T15:16:02.465-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318526@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:16:02 MDT School board to reconsider interim superintendent appointment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314306-78/board-superintendent-sltrib-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314306-78/board-superintendent-sltrib-meeting.html.csp">School board to reconsider interim superintendent appointment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T07:00:54.508-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Responding to concerns from at least one board member, the state school board will meet Thursday to vote on the appointment of an interim superintendent. Board leaders had appointed an interim superintendent more than a week ago to replace Martell Menlove, who will retire in coming weeks. But board member Terryl Warner, of Hyrum, wrote an email to fellow board members Sunday night saying the board’s own bylaws require that the full board be involved in such decisions in public meetings. She als...</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> 58314306@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:54 MDT News roundup: Paul Ryan feared GOP attitude in gov't shutdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58311995-64/trib-ryan-state-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58311995-64/trib-ryan-state-utah.html.csp">News roundup: Paul Ryan feared GOP attitude in gov't shutdown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T07:39:25.842-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paul Ryan: 'This can't be the full measure of our party.' UTA officials made $14M more than they said previously. Some 60% of Utahns want anti-discrimination law. Happy Tuesday. Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican's vice presidential candidate in 2012 and a possible White House contender in 2016, says he was pretty concerned as Congress headed toward the government shutdown last year, fearing that his fellow GOPers wanted to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start. "This can't ...</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> 58311995@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:39:25 MDT Utah state ed board member calls for investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310543-78/board-state-superintendent-warner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310543-78/board-state-superintendent-warner.html.csp">Utah state ed board member calls for investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T01:01:04.67-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amid a rash of resignations and allegations of inappropriate use of power, at least one state school board member is calling for an independent investigation into board actions. Board member Terryl Warner of Hyrum, in Cache County, sent a letter to fellow state school board members Sunday night asking for an independent investigation into possible misuse of power and authority by fellow board members. She’s also alleging the board discussed topics in closed session that should have been public a...</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> 58310543@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Feds talk about energy development in Southwest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285113-79/energy-development-needs-jewell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285113-79/energy-development-needs-jewell.html.csp">Feds talk about energy development in Southwest</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T15:22:50.261-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe, N.M. • The potential for renewable energy development in the Southwest is tremendous, but two top officials in President Barack Obama’s administration said Monday much work needs to be done to meet the challenges of exporting that power to market. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz were among dozens of state and tribal officials who met in Santa Fe as part of the administration’s effort to develop recommendations regarding the transmission, storage and di...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582851132014-08-11T15:22:50.261-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T15:22:50.261-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285113@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:22:50 MDT Study found North Salt Lake slope was ‘stable’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58271500-78/edwards-slope-development-done.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58271500-78/edwards-slope-development-done.html.csp">Study found North Salt Lake slope was ‘stable’</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="2014-08-07T21:58:19.793-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">North Salt Lake • City officials are considering whether construction, done without permits, may have contributed to a landslide that destroyed a home here. The same slope was deemed stable just last year. A home developer, Sky Properties, hired GSH Geotechnical to evaluate the ground for Eaglepoint Estates, which is located about 950 S. Parkway Drive. That study, dated June 2013, determined that the slope around the hilltop site — made up of sand, silt, gravel and clay — was “globally stable.”...</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> 58271500@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:58:19 MDT NFL: Donald Trump first up in meeting with Bills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58271469-77/bills-buffalo-bon-jovi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58271469-77/bills-buffalo-bon-jovi.html.csp">NFL: Donald Trump first up in meeting with Bills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:51.792-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buffalo, N.Y. • The sale of the Buffalo Bills entered the next phase with prospective ownership groups, including Donald Trump, meeting with team officials to prepare formal bids. Two people familiar with the sale process confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday that the New York real estate mogul was the first to receive a presentation. Trump’s meeting was held in the Detroit-area on Wednesday. Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula and a Toronto group fronted by rocker Jon Bon Jovi al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582714692014-08-07T23:40:51.792-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T23:40:51.792-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271469@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:51 MDT News roundup: GOP rep says Dems waging 'war on whites' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58261953-64/rep-utah-trib-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58261953-64/rep-utah-trib-president.html.csp">News roundup: GOP rep says Dems waging 'war on whites'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T08:17:22.606-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 08:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">GOP Rep: Democrats waging 'war on whites.' Valentine to lead tax commission. Chaffetz gives liberal counterpart tour of rural Utah. Happy Tuesday. An Alabama Republican says the GOP's hardline stance on immigration isn't going to hurt the party. In fact, he says the Democrats are hurting themselves with white voters who still make up the biggest percentage in the country. "This is a part of the war on whites that's being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they're launc...</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> 58261953@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:17:22 MDT Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247814-68/obama-president-foreign-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247814-68/obama-president-foreign-israel.html.csp">Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T17:59:02.342-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama huddled with congressional lawmakers Thursday to discuss the numerous foreign policy crises facing his administration, including tensions with Russia and the war between Israel and Hamas. The meeting came amid rampant criticism of Obama’s foreign policy from Republicans on Capitol Hill. Some of those who have criticized Obama were among the 14 lawmakers who attended Thursday’s meeting, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who said shortly ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582478142014-07-31T17:59:02.342-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T17:59:02.342-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:59:02 MDT UHSAA sets public hearing on realignment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58241630-52/football-proposal-public-realignment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58241630-52/football-proposal-public-realignment.html.csp">UHSAA sets public hearing on realignment</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:38:03.411-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah High School Activities Association is doing everything possible to gather public input on the always controversial subject of realignment. The organization’s Board of Trustees must make a final decision for the 2015-2017 seasons in November. It may include a new football-only system where success in the state tournament will be placed in a complicated formula. Under the proposal, successful teams could be placed in a higher classification despite studenbody numbers while struggling scho...</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> 58241630@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:38:03 MDT News roundup: How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58240506-64/trib-lake-former-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58240506-64/trib-lake-former-utah.html.csp">News roundup: How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T08:18:41.594-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. Herbert names former BYU athletic director as GOED head. Swallow, Shurtleff face court hearing. Happy Wednesday. So how did Mitt Romney spend his summer vacation? By hiking around the American West, of course. Romney posted pictures of himself with his wife, Ann, and five of their grandkids and noted that they'd spent plenty of time touring around some of Utah's most scenic landscapes, including Zion, Bryce and Capitol Reef national parks as well...</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> 58240506@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:18:41 MDT South Jordan nearing decision on split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224915-78/jordan-south-split-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224915-78/jordan-south-split-district.html.csp">South Jordan nearing decision on split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:54:22.702-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Months of arguments, frustration and tension have all led up to the next two weeks — when South Jordan City leaders will finally decide whether to place the question of a school district split before voters. The Jordan School District board is scheduled to meet Monday night to discuss whether to enter into an agreement with South Jordan and other cities — centered on planning and communication issues — in hopes of preventing a possible split. If the board chooses to enter into the agreement, it ...</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> 58224915@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:54:22 MDT Lance Armstrong met cycling doping panel in May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196452-77/armstrong-doping-cycling-peters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196452-77/armstrong-doping-cycling-peters.html.csp">Lance Armstrong met cycling doping panel in May</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:02.76-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport’s past, said an attorney for the champion who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong attorney Elliot Peters told The Associated Press that Armstrong set up the meeting and sat for questions for seven hours on May 22, and described the session as a hotel outside Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., as a “very good meeting.” “T...</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> 58196452@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 MDT Did Pleasant View top cop’s firing stem from dispute over his authority? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58193795-78/jackson-mayor-chief-greenwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58193795-78/jackson-mayor-chief-greenwood.html.csp">Did Pleasant View top cop’s firing stem from dispute over his authority?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T22:03:07.044-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The acrimony that led to a closed-door weekend vote by the Pleasant View mayor and city council to fire longtime Police Chief D. Scott Jackson had its genesis, in part, in allegations of infidelity against one of the chief’s officers. Late Wednesday, City Administrator Melinda Greenwood published a collection of emails between herself, the chief and Mayor Toby Mileski on the city’s website. Accompanying the release was a statement from Mileski that claimed Jackson’s termination was “a thoughtfu...</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> 58193795@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:03:07 MDT Pleasant View police chief mulls lawsuit over ‘without cause’ firing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185364-78/jackson-meeting-neal-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185364-78/jackson-meeting-neal-officers.html.csp">Pleasant View police chief mulls lawsuit over ‘without cause’ firing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:29:10.775-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Veteran Pleasant View Police Chief D. Scott Jackson is making plans to sue over his firing “without cause” during an abruptly called, closed city council meeting over the weekend — but he would much rather just be reinstated. Jackson, who has been chief for 15 of the 17 years he has been with the Weber County community of 8,000’s police force, was the victim of a “rush to judgment” led by an “ego-driven” mayor and city administrator, contends his attorney, Randy Neal. Neal said Saturday’s decisi...</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> 58185364@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:29:10 MDT News roundup: Immigration now Washington's No. 1 issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58185496-64/trib-obama-immigration-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58185496-64/trib-obama-immigration-meeting.html.csp">News roundup: Immigration now Washington's No. 1 issue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T07:44:51.253-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 07:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Immigration becomes No. 1 focus in Washington. Local governments collected $100M less than they should. Love still raking in cash. Happy Tuesday. Immigration was expected to be an issue this year -- even after Congress failed to act, President Barack Obama planned to use executive directives to get something done -- but with the growing crisis at the border, there's now more attention and more need for Washington to help. Now there's less talk of a path to citizenship as their is talk of ...</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> 58185496@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:44:51 MDT Pope Francis meets, high-fives U.S. televangelists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58171682-80/francis-pope-robison-catholic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58171682-80/francis-pope-robison-catholic.html.csp">Pope Francis meets, high-fives U.S. televangelists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SARAH PULLIAM BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T18:21:02.748-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What does it take to produce the first-ever papal high-five? A meeting with American televangelists, apparently. The gesture came during a three-hour meeting of Pope Francis and Texas televangelists Kenneth Copeland and James Robison, just weeks after the pontiff met with televangelist Joel Osteen and other religious leaders. At the June 24 meeting, Robison said he was so moved by Pope Francis’ message of the gospel that he asked the translator to ask Francis for a high-five. The pope obliged, ...</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> 58171682@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:21:02 MDT South Jordan City bans councilman from Mulligans discussion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58151654-90/barnes-council-jordan-mulligans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58151654-90/barnes-council-jordan-mulligans.html.csp">South Jordan City bans councilman from Mulligans discussion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By courtney tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T10:42:02.145-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan City Councilman Steve Barnes got an unexpected day off from work last month when his fellow council members formally banned him from attending a June meeting concerning Mulligans Golf and Games. In the June 3 meeting, council members selected The Boyer Co. as a development consultant to research options for the city-owned golf course, driving range and mini-golf center. Barnes was directed not to participate because of a conflict of interest with his uncle Kem Gardner, whose agency...</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> 58151654@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:42:02 MDT