NATIONAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NATIONAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Health professionals urge Obama to create Greater Canyonlands monument http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211637-78/canyonlands-greater-national-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211637-78/canyonlands-greater-national-health.html.csp">Health professionals urge Obama to create Greater Canyonlands monument</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:10:18.474-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah health professionals are adding their voices to the clamor for President Barack Obama to create a Greater Canyonlands national monument. Some 200 Utahns, ranging from doctors to dietitians to nonprofit managers, signed a letter that was sent Tuesday to Obama. It asks the president, who has signaled that he intends to set aside more monuments, to protect 1.8 million acres of public lands surrounding Canyonlands National Park. “Protecting this world-class landscape would not only preserve an ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58211637@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:10:18 MDT Federal shutdown hurt national park visitation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207561-79/park-national-million-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207561-79/park-national-million-utah.html.csp">Federal shutdown hurt national park visitation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:06:20.77-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even with the state stepping in to reopen Utah’s national parks during the 16-day federal shutdown last October, visitation to those attractions declined last year. A new National Park Service report said Utah’s national parks attracted almost 9 million visitors last year, down from 9.5 million in 2012. The economic impact of those visitors also declined, from $613.7 million in 2012 to $596.5 million last year. And that took a toll on few hundred jobs. Parks-related employment slipped to 9,069 i...</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> 58207561@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:06:20 MDT Sunstein: Smart shoppers choose cheaper store-brand aspirin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206429-82/brands-store-percent-consumers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206429-82/brands-store-percent-consumers.html.csp">Sunstein: Smart shoppers choose cheaper store-brand aspirin</a></h4>