MICHIGAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MICHIGAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) High court upholds Michigan’s ban on affirmative action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57852110-68/court-justice-action-affirmative.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57852110-68/court-justice-action-affirmative.html.csp">High court upholds Michigan’s ban on affirmative action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T21:06:10.586-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution in 2006 to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578521102014-04-22T21:06:10.586-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T21:06:10.586-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57852110@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:06:10 MDT Will: A counter for hysterics in Michigan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57811308-82/democrats-michigan-republican-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57811308-82/democrats-michigan-republican-health.html.csp">Will: A counter for hysterics in Michigan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T01:01:03.251-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">DETROIT — Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land might end this GOP drought is that Democrats are attacking her for opposing “preventive health care.” This is a phrase Democrats use to include abortion as they try to reprise their 2012 al...</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> 57811308@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Ohio bill: Athletes not employees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp">Ohio bill: Athletes not employees</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:32:02.549-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college sports • An Ohio legislative panel changed a budget bill on Monday to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law, following a recent ruling from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players could unionize. The ruling said full scholarship players can be considered employees and thus have the right to form a union. The Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee amended a midterm budget proposal Monda...</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> 57787409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:32:02 MDT Utah company’s Final Four floor was built in tiny Michigan town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57773971-77/floor-final-michigan-amasa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57773971-77/floor-final-michigan-amasa.html.csp">Utah company’s Final Four floor was built in tiny Michigan town</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:26:56.401-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amasa, Mich. • Workers in a tiny Michigan town toiled to produce the hardwood floor on which Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky and Wisconsin will try to produce their shining moment. The floor being used for the Final Four games on Saturday and the national championship game on Monday, all in in Arlington, Texas, was put together in Amasa, Mich. — a 280-person community in Iron County and a key manufacturing spot for Salt Lake City-based Connor Sport Court International. Connor, which has been manu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739712014-04-05T17:26:56.401-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T17:26:56.401-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773971@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:26:56 MDT March Madness: ’You want to skip steps but you can’t’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753065-77/coach-kentucky-uconn-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753065-77/coach-kentucky-uconn-state.html.csp">March Madness: ’You want to skip steps but you can’t’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM LITKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:13.31-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. In today’s edition, coach Cal keeps going back to the future, Florida beats Dayton (again!) in some kind of parallel universe, UConn wins but loses face, and tourists enjoy a rare moment of consensus in New York. Without further ado: WE DON’T REBUILD AT KENTUCKY, WE ... ACTUALLY, WE DO REBUILD. EVERY YEAR. If “The John Calipari Finishing School for NBA Prospects — Sponsored by the University of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577530652014-03-31T23:26:13.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T23:26:13.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753065@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:13 MDT Clutch shot lifts Kentucky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750417-77/harrison-shot-michigan-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750417-77/harrison-shot-michigan-kentucky.html.csp">Clutch shot lifts Kentucky</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By eddie pells</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:07.907-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • The shot came from NBA range, and if things play out as expected, Aaron Harrison and a lot of those Kentucky kids will be playing in that league soon enough. First, they’re heading to the Final Four — a trip to Big D courtesy of Harrison’s unforgettable big shot. The 6-foot-6 forward made a 3-pointer from about 24 feet with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift the Wildcats and all those freshmen to a 75-72 win over Michigan and the program’s 16th trip to the Final Four. He backpedaled ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577504172014-03-30T23:37:07.907-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:07.907-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750417@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:07 MDT March Madness: UConn upsets Michigan St 60-54, back to Final Four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750149-77/michigan-napier-state-uconn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750149-77/michigan-napier-state-uconn.html.csp">March Madness: UConn upsets Michigan St 60-54, back to Final Four</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:03.505-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Shabazz Napier owed UConn. He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior season. But the guard wanted to pay back the school for the joy of a national title his freshman year, for his struggles as a sophomore. Napier sure did that Sunday, carrying UConn back to the Final Four in front of thousands of roaring Huskies fans at Madison Square Garden. He scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half in a 60-54 upset of fourth-seede...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577501492014-03-30T23:37:03.505-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:03.505-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750149@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:03 MDT March Madness: Fathers, rivals and clocks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57749693-77/final-tournament-michigan-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57749693-77/final-tournament-michigan-http.html.csp">March Madness: Fathers, rivals and clocks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MARSHALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:08.88-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome to a friendly rivalry version of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today’s edition includes a father’s role reversal, the true length of the final minute in an NCAA tournament basketball game and some rivalry love. ——— LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON Glenn Robinson is embracing his newest role around the basketball court — as a spectator. The former Purdue and NBA star has become a regular on the Indiana college basketball circuit, following his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577496932014-03-30T23:37:08.88-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:08.88-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749693@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:08 MDT College basketball: Kentucky took the hard way to verge of Final Four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57747993-77/final-michigan-kentucky-calipari.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57747993-77/final-michigan-kentucky-calipari.html.csp">College basketball: Kentucky took the hard way to verge of Final Four</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:33.258-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • If the crew of growing-on-the-job freshmen at Kentucky find themselves in Dallas next week, nobody can tell them they didn’t take the toughest path possible. Their journey through the ups-and-downs of college basketball has been rough. And their road to the Final Four this year has looked, well, very much like the actual Final Four last year. Last week, the eighth-seeded Wildcats (27-10) knocked off previously undefeated Wichita State. On Friday, they took down defending national ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577479932014-03-29T23:44:33.258-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T23:44:33.258-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57747993@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:33 MDT College basketball: Michigan holds on late to beat Tennessee 73-71 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745692-77/kentucky-michigan-seconds-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745692-77/kentucky-michigan-seconds-free.html.csp">College basketball: Michigan holds on late to beat Tennessee 73-71</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:52.177-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • OK, so maybe they’re not the quickest learners. Still, the kids at Kentucky figured out Louisville just in time. Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift the fantastic freshman of Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals. The eighth-seeded Wildcats (27-10) led for a grand total of 65 seconds in this Midwest Regional semifinal. They’ll play Michigan on Sunday for a trip to th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577456922014-03-28T23:33:52.177-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:52.177-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745692@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:52 MDT College basketball: Michigan State beats No. 1-seed Virginia, 61-59 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745694-77/state-michigan-points-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745694-77/state-michigan-points-virginia.html.csp">College basketball: Michigan State beats No. 1-seed Virginia, 61-59</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 on Friday night to advance to East Regional final. The fourth-seeded Spartans (29-8) will play Connecticut (29-8) on Sunday with a Final Four berth at stake. The seventh-seeded Huskies beat third-seeded Iowa State 81-76 earlier Friday. Michigan State overcame a horrible start to the second half and then withstood a late run by the Cavaliers (30-7) to advance to the regional finals for the ei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577456942014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:52.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745694@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:52 MDT As in Utah, feds will recognize Michigan same-sex marriages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743365-68/michigan-federal-marriage-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743365-68/michigan-federal-marriage-sex.html.csp">As in Utah, feds will recognize Michigan same-sex marriages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROGER SCHNEIDER and COREY WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T09:43:01.677-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold. Holder’s action will enable the government to extend eligibility for federal benefits to the Michigan couples who married Saturday, which means they can file federal taxes jointly, get Social Security benefits for spouses and request legal immigration status for partners, among other benef...</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> 57743365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:43:01 MDT NCAA tournament: Even Sherman and Rice can’t help Stanford http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57743236-77/state-kentucky-mcconnell-regional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57743236-77/state-kentucky-mcconnell-regional.html.csp">NCAA tournament: Even Sherman and Rice can’t help Stanford</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM LITKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:53.55-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all offbeat NCAA tournament needs. In today’s edition, we plumb Richard Sherman’s psyche, debunk Peyton Manning’s talismanic quality, examine Mitch McConnell’s phobia and go channel-surfing with John Calipari. Without further ado: ——— CELEBRITY ALUM(S) OF THE DAY Stanford was getting sliced-and-diced again as the second half began, right in front of his eyes. Somebody had to step in. “They need a lockdown defender,” a member of the C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577432362014-03-28T23:33:53.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:53.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743236@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:53 MDT NCAA: BracketRacket: Revenge is best served ... grilled? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57738331-77/state-archie-michigan-frieder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57738331-77/state-archie-michigan-frieder.html.csp">NCAA: BracketRacket: Revenge is best served ... grilled?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM LITKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:39.818-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome back to a revenge-themed edition of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. In today’s edition, we attend a reunion, watch now-you-see-him, now-you-don’t Michigan star Chris Webber wolf down lunch, celebrate Miller Time —sort of — and follow Dickie V. as he takes the bull by the horns. So without further ado: ——— GO WEST, NOT SO-YOUNG MEN What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Bill Frieder and Steve Fisher are having a reuni...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577383312014-03-28T17:29:39.818-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:39.818-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738331@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:39 MDT Editorial: Amendment 3’s hired guns backfire on Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57723547-82/judge-utah-ban-experts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57723547-82/judge-utah-ban-experts.html.csp">Editorial: Amendment 3’s hired guns backfire on Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T14:48:27.67-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 02:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Late last year, a federal judge declared that Utah’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, Amendment 3, was unconstitutional. Late last week, another federal judge declared that Michigan’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, the Michigan Marriage Amendment, was unconstitutional. That is, of course, an increasingly common event. What makes the Michigan case worthy of note is that Michigan’s Federal District Judge Bernard Friedman did something that didn’t happen in Utah. He put on a full...</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> 57723547@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:48:27 MDT Michigan won’t recognize same-sex marriages during review http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733944-68/marriage-snyder-court-marriages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733944-68/marriage-snyder-court-marriages.html.csp">Michigan won’t recognize same-sex marriages during review</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID EGGERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T13:30:31.222-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 01:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lansing, Mich. • Michigan won’t recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday. The announcement came a day after an appeals court indefinitely stopped any additional same-sex marriages. It will likely take months for the court to make its own judgment about whether a Michigan constitutional amendment that says marriage only is between a man and a woman violates the U.S. Cons...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577339442014-03-26T13:30:31.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T13:30:31.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733944@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:30:31 MDT Michigan’s Beilein regrets he didn’t serve country; Trey Burke recalls lesson in respect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733292-77/beilein-michigan-coach-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733292-77/beilein-michigan-coach-college.html.csp">Michigan’s Beilein regrets he didn’t serve country; Trey Burke recalls lesson in respect</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY LAGE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.068-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ann Arbor, Mich. • Michigan coach John Beilein has had a successful career and family life, raising four children with his wife of 30-plus years and winning 700 games. Beilein does, though, wish he went into the military as many members of his relatives did — and do — including extended family members who helped to inspire the Oscar-winning Steven Spielberg film “Saving Private Ryan.” “That’s one of my regrets,” Beilein said in a telephone interview. “It wasn’t cool in 1971 to go into the servic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332922014-03-28T17:29:18.068-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.068-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733292@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT MSU’s Izzo wants to prove people right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57731364-77/izzo-state-michigan-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57731364-77/izzo-state-michigan-win.html.csp">MSU’s Izzo wants to prove people right</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T23:37:59.647-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Lansing, Mich. • Tom Izzo hopes he has not changed much since succeeding Jud Heathcote at Michigan State nearly 20 years ago. The national championship coach with six Final Four appearances acknowledged there’s one way he’s different for sure. “Back 15 years ago, I wanted to prove everybody wrong,” Izzo said Tuesday. “Now I kind of look at it the other way. I’d like to prove everybody right. And I’m more embracing that than I am panicking over it.” The fourth-seeded Spartans are slightly fa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577313642014-03-25T23:37:59.647-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T23:37:59.647-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57731364@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:37:59 MDT Appeal on gay marriage ruling dampens celebrations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57724133-68/marriage-state-county-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57724133-68/marriage-state-county-court.html.csp">Appeal on gay marriage ruling dampens celebrations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COREY WILLIAMS and JEFF KAROUB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T14:05:39.99-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Bethany Joy Rozeboom and Mary Winn couldn’t have been much happier after receiving their long-awaited marriage license this weekend after a judge’s ruling that Michigan’s ban on such same-sex unions was illegal. But the Grand Rapids couple and others across Michigan were still in a waiting game Monday to be recognized as legally married on state driver’s licenses, voter registration records, Social Security cards and other documents because the ruling has been put on hold while the sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577241332014-03-24T14:05:39.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T14:05:39.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724133@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:05:39 MDT NCAA Tournament: Spartans hold off Harvard 80-73 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718653-77/harvard-michigan-state-spartans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718653-77/harvard-michigan-state-spartans.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Spartans hold off Harvard 80-73</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:15:45.657-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • For 18 seconds on Saturday, it was happening. Harvard owned basketball, too. The school that churns out U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, billionaire CEOs and Nobel Peace Prizes was taking a serious run at altering the discourse on this year’s NCAA tournament, as well. Harvard guard Laurent Rivard made a 3-pointer from the corner, looped his thumb and finger together around his eye — the “3-point goggles” — and flashed a determined glare toward a group of Crimson fans in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577186532014-03-25T16:15:45.657-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T16:15:45.657-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57718653@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:15:45 MDT