MEMBERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MEMBERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-take http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826691-78/religion-silverman-atheists-discussion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826691-78/religion-silverman-atheists-discussion.html.csp">Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-take</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jim dalrymple ii</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T10:46:57.215-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is a religion like Mormonism fundamentally a force for good, or a “poison” that “deserves to die”? Those were the two opposing views presented Wednesday night during a panel discussion at the downtown Salt Lake City Main Library. On one side, American Atheists President David Silverman and author, ex-Mormon and ex-polygamist Joanne Hanks argued that religion basically brainwashes its members. Silverman, in particular, came out swinging, repeatedly describing the faithful as “victims” of their re...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57826691@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:57 MDT West Valley City OKs urban chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp">West Valley City OKs urban chickens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T10:54:22.091-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that defines female chickens as “household pets,” a designation that allows hens in residential neighborhoods. Until now, chickens were permitted only in agricultural areas in Utah’s second-largest city. The ordinance permits each household to have a total of four pets; for example, a resident could have two dogs and two chickens, or one cat and three chickens. Roosters are still banned. West Valley City Council members, who vo...</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> 57822846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:54:22 MDT Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826650-68/bill-members-service-website.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826650-68/bill-members-service-website.html.csp">Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DARLENE SUPERVILLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T08:36:01.88-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs. “In just a couple easy steps they can figure everything out,” Biden told The Associated Press before a scheduled appearance Wednesday on NBC’s “Today” program to show off the GI Bill Comparison Tool. Using the website, service members can estimate tuition and fees,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578266502014-04-16T08:36:01.88-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T08:36:01.88-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826650@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:36:01 MDT Pope Francis assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807303-68/church-francis-abuse-pope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807303-68/church-francis-abuse-pope.html.csp">Pope Francis assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICOLE WINFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the “evil” of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. It was the first time a pope has taken personal responsibility for the sex crimes of his priests and begged forgiveness. Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks were the latest sign that he has become sensitized to the gravity of the abuse scandal after coming under ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578073032014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807303@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:44:51 MDT Letter: Holladay should disclose Cotton Bottom deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797262-82/bottom-cotton-council-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797262-82/bottom-cotton-council-deal.html.csp">Letter: Holladay should disclose Cotton Bottom deal</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T01:01:03.714-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The city of Holladay has just announced that it has purchased in a private transaction the old restaurant known as “Cotton Bottom” for a fire station and other ill-defined uses. But with the announcement it has said that details of the purchase will not be disclosed. Why in this age of transparent democracy would members of a City Council in a supposedly modern boutique and fairly new city think that they are not answerable to the taxpayers? What are they trying to hide? Who are they trying to...</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> 57797262@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Kiss not the first to tell Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to kiss off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57796783-223/band-members-ceremony-rock.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57796783-223/band-members-ceremony-rock.html.csp">Kiss not the first to tell Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to kiss off</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T13:57:15.051-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock ‘n’ roll stars. Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst in its inductees, whether continuing once-private feuds in public or launching criticism at the hall itself. This year it’s Kiss that’s angry, its members upset over the organization’s decision only to induct original members Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley while excluding memb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577967832014-04-09T13:57:15.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T13:57:15.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796783@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:57:15 MDT U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon visits C. African Republic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779735-68/ban-african-republic-central.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779735-68/ban-african-republic-central.html.csp">U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon visits C. African Republic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE NIKO </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> and KRISTA LARSON</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:55:01.531-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bangui, Central African Republic • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed Saturday that the world would not forget Central African Republic as he visited the country racked by sectarian violence that has left thousands dead and forced most of the nation’s Muslims to flee. Ban’s visit — his first since the bloodshed erupted in December — came just before he goes on to Rwanda to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide there. The U.N. chief has been among the most vocal of world leaders in cal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577797352014-04-05T22:55:01.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T22:55:01.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779735@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:55:01 MDT Serving as a bishop is hardly a prerequisite for LDS apostles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703712-78/bishop-bishops-church-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703712-78/bishop-bishops-church-lds.html.csp">Serving as a bishop is hardly a prerequisite for LDS apostles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T21:28:15.233-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s a trivia question: How many of the 16 presidents of the LDS Church served at one time as bishops of wards, or congregations? Just two: current President Thomas S. Monson and former President Howard W. Hunter. That may be a bit surprising since former President Gordon B. Hinckley once said that “no one else, not even the stake president nor the quorum president nor the mission president nor, for that matter, the general authorities so directly affects the lives of the members of this churc...</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> 57703712@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:28:15 MDT Utah Mormon bishop helping his members sign up for Obamacare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57759197-180/health-utah-care-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57759197-180/health-utah-care-lds.html.csp">Utah Mormon bishop helping his members sign up for Obamacare</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T22:22:49.526-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Mormon bishop of an inner-city Salt Lake City congregation has found a new way to serve down-and-out members: help them sign up for Obamacare. Bishop David Heslington describes his LDS 12th Ward as “a diverse mix of retired citizens, middle-aged professionals, young families, and a lot of people struggling with addiction,” in a story by KUER’s Andrea Smardon. “Salt Lake City is addiction-recovery central for the state of Utah, so a lot of folks are coming into the central city to find the serv...</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> 57759197@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:22:49 MDT NATO orders end to cooperation with Russia; may deploy troops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758826-68/nato-ukraine-russia-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758826-68/nato-ukraine-russia-russian.html.csp">NATO orders end to cooperation with Russia; may deploy troops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T11:08:59.92-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • NATO’s foreign ministers ordered an end to civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and told their generals and admirals to quickly figure out ways to better protect alliance members that feel threatened by Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin. The 28-member alliance, the keystone of U.S. and European security since the end of World War II, was reacting to its most serious crisis in years: Russia’s unilateral annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which the U.S. and its allies...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577588262014-04-01T11:08:59.92-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T11:08:59.92-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758826@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:08:59 MDT Golf: R&A St. Andrews asks members to allow women to join http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733217-77/golf-members-club-andrews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733217-77/golf-members-club-andrews.html.csp">Golf: R&A St. Andrews asks members to allow women to join</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.216-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Andrews, Scotland • The Royal & Ancient Golf Club will vote in September on whether to have women as members for the first time in its 260-year history. A statement from the club Wednesday said all committees are “strongly in favor of the rule change and are asking members to support it.” The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has about 2,400 members from around the world and dates to 1754. The clubhouse is among the most famous buildings in golf, overlooking the Old Course at St. Andr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332172014-03-28T17:29:18.216-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.216-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733217@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT Impact Hub for businesses launches in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57728081-79/hub-impact-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57728081-79/hub-impact-lake-salt.html.csp">Impact Hub for businesses launches in Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T10:54:02.395-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City is getting its own Impact Hub, a workspace, lab and venue where entrepreneurs and business executives can meet and exchange ideas that focus on solutions to world problems. The idea sprang from a similar Impact Hub in San Francisco. “I didn’t know such a community existed, and I was impressed by the energy of the people and the variety of projects and ventures incubating there,” Dustin Haggett, co-founder and CEO of Impact Hub Salt Lake, said in a statement. “Start-up life can be ...</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> 57728081@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:54:02 MDT Amazon Prime price shock? Options exist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57728030-79/shipping-free-amazon-prime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57728030-79/shipping-free-amazon-prime.html.csp">Amazon Prime price shock? Options exist</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH PISANI</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T17:06:16.578-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Many online shoppers were taken aback when Amazon raised the price of its Prime service. Although Prime offers a streaming video service, many customers have come to rely on its free two-day shipping. Some took the $20 price hike in stride. “I order stuff once a week on Amazon,” said Liam Stephens, a Los Angeles-based mobile phone game designer. “It’s still a better deal.” But if you’re annoyed, and looking for alternatives, there are cheaper versions you can try. Rivals, including S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577280302014-03-26T17:06:16.578-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T17:06:16.578-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728030@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:06:16 MDT Hey, congressman, can I borrow some sugar? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57712308-90/members-washington-congress-sen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57712308-90/members-washington-congress-sen.html.csp">Hey, congressman, can I borrow some sugar?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T01:01:02.444-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • I haven’t asked Rep. Chris Stewart for a cup of sugar yet, but I’m keeping my options open. Stewart, it turns out, is my neighbor. I was chatting the other day with the Utah Republican, making small talk about this or that, when he asked me where I live in the nation’s capital. I answered. “Really?” he responded. “I’m right around the corner.” He’d just bought a house a block away. Such is Washington. Americans may see their member of Congress in person once in a while, perhaps...</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> 57712308@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Pope selects women, victim for sex-abuse commission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57717818-68/church-francis-commission-members.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57717818-68/church-francis-commission-members.html.csp">Pope selects women, victim for sex-abuse commission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICOLE WINFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T22:54:01.561-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">VATICAN CITY • Pope Francis named the initial members of a commission to advise him on sex abuse policy Saturday, signaling an openness to reach beyond church officials to plot the commission’s course and priorities: Half of the members are women, and one was assaulted by a priest as a child. The eight members were announced after Francis came under fire from victims’ groups for a perceived lack of attention to the abuse scandal, which has seriously damaged the Catholic Church’s reputation arou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577178182014-03-22T22:54:01.561-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T22:54:01.561-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717818@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:54:01 MDT Op-ed: LDS leaders should be allowed political opinions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57712634-82/church-political-leaders-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57712634-82/church-political-leaders-president.html.csp">Op-ed: LDS leaders should be allowed political opinions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Richard Davis</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:07.877-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement on political neutrality. While encouraging church members to attend the caucus of the party of their choice and reiterating that principles of the gospel are present in the platforms of most political parties, the church itself expressed its own neutrality “in matters of party politics.” There are several reasons for that political neutrality. One is the fact that the church’s tax exempt status would be removed if th...</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> 57712634@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:07 MDT Westboro anti-gay pastor Fred Phelps dead at 84 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57707617-68/phelps-church-gay-westboro.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57707617-68/phelps-church-gay-westboro.html.csp">Westboro anti-gay pastor Fred Phelps dead at 84</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HANNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T12:37:07.115-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 12:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Topeka, Kan. • The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84. Daughter Margie Phelps told The Associated Press that Fred Phelps died shortly after midnight Thursday. She didn’t provide the cause of death or the condition that recently put him in hospice c...</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> 57707617@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:37:07 MDT Founder of anti-gay Kansas church in care facility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691286-68/church-phelps-drain-fred.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691286-68/church-phelps-drain-fred.html.csp">Founder of anti-gay Kansas church in care facility</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T19:17:33.013-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Topeka, Kan. • The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., who founded a Kansas church widely known for its protests at military funerals and anti-gay sentiments, is in a care facility, according to a church spokesman. Phelps, 84, is being cared for in a Shawnee County facility, Westboro Baptist Church spokesman Steve Drain said Sunday. Drain wouldn’t identify the facility. “I can tell you that Fred Phelps is having some health problems,” Drain said. “He’s an old man, and old people get health problems.” Members ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576912862014-03-16T19:17:33.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-16T19:17:33.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57691286@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:17:33 MDT Letter: Too many Utahns not represented in Legislature http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670895-82/legislature-utah-utahns-members.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670895-82/legislature-utah-utahns-members.html.csp">Letter: Too many Utahns not represented in Legislature</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:05.396-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four thousand Utahns gathered at the Capitol in January to plea for a meaningful and effective response from our Legislature to the toxic air pollution issue. The response from legislators has been anemic and mostly symbolic at best. Four thousand Utahns did not clamber for electronic widgets for our students nor to move the state prison. Utah is No. 1 in the country for air pollution, autism, anti-depressant consumption and right-wing hyperbole. For 150 years the Utah Legislature has been cont...</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> 57670895@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:05 MDT Amazon hikes Prime membership by $20 to $99 per year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676071-79/amazon-prime-price-increase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676071-79/amazon-prime-price-increase.html.csp">Amazon hikes Prime membership by $20 to $99 per year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Retail Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:35:26.795-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Amazon is betting that shoppers will pay $20 more for its popular Prime two-day free shipping and video streaming service of movies and TV shows. The mega online retailer said Thursday that it is raising the price of Prime to $99 a year as it seeks to offset rising costs of fuel and transportation. It’s the first price hike since Amazon rolled out the service in 2005. The move could please investors at a time when Amazon continues to face pressure to boost its bottom line after years ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576760712014-03-13T12:35:26.795-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T12:35:26.795-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676071@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:35:26 MDT