OPTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OPTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Why not let inmates work off sentences on farms? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57724647-82/farmers-easy-farms-article.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57724647-82/farmers-easy-farms-article.html.csp">Letter: Why not let inmates work off sentences on farms?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T14:48:27.683-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 02:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I read with interest the article by Lee Davidson, “Utah farmers: Study shows immigration reform needed,” Tribune, March 18. What if farmers could get free legal labor? What if they could simply log on to an easy-to-use website or call an 800 number and order “X” number of legal workers for “X” number of days? Right now, we have more than 2 million people behind bars in this country. Many are non-violent and could be given the opportunity to work off their sentences. The only cost to farmers woul...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57724647@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:48:27 MDT Palms Hotel offering 24-hour check-out option http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57693949-79/check-hotel-palms-text.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57693949-79/check-hotel-palms-text.html.csp">Palms Hotel offering 24-hour check-out option</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T15:16:25.677-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the big hassles of travel is not being able to check in or out of a hotel at certain times of the day. This is especially true in a place such as Las Vegas, where there is something to do 24 hours a day. The Palms Casino Resort recently announced that it will be the first major hotel in the United States to offer a no-extra-cost 24-hour check-out option on its Superior, Premier and Ivory Suites. According to the hotel, guests booking directly through its website www.palms.com, guests note...</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> 57693949@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:16:25 MDT Starbucks to let customers tip with mobile payment app http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670135-79/starbucks-mobile-tip-tips.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670135-79/starbucks-mobile-tip-tips.html.csp">Starbucks to let customers tip with mobile payment app</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Food Industry Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T08:01:02.372-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 08:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Starbucks will soon let customers leave tips with its mobile payment app, which raises the question — how often do people tip their baristas? The coffee chain says the mobile tipping option, which it announced more than a year ago, will be available on its updated app for iPhones starting March 19. The rollout comes as the company’s app has surged in popularity, with roughly one out of every 10 purchases now made with a mobile device. After paying with the app, Starbucks says customer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576701352014-03-12T08:01:02.372-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-12T08:01:02.372-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670135@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:01:02 MDT McDonald’s eyes extending breakfast hours http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57592641-223/breakfast-mcdonald-hours-chain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57592641-223/breakfast-mcdonald-hours-chain.html.csp">McDonald’s eyes extending breakfast hours</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="2014-02-24T14:58:04.368-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OAK BROOK, Ill. • McDonald’s is in the early stages of looking at whether it can make breakfast available later in the day. Fans of the Egg McMuffin and Sausage Biscuit have long wanted the option to get breakfast at McDonald’s after 10:30 a.m. But offering both the breakfast and lunch menu was considered logistically impossible, given the tight kitchen spaces of the restaurants. Still, it’s an option the chain is eyeing more seriously at a time when people’s eating habits are changing — particu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575926412014-02-24T14:58:04.368-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-24T14:58:04.368-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57592641@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:58:04 MDT