ORLEANS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ORLEANS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207122-79/butts-cigarette-orleans-downtown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207122-79/butts-cigarette-orleans-downtown.html.csp">New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:59:44.926-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans •In New Orleans, discarded butts are being turned into something useful. The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday. Developers of the program say New Orleans is the first U.S. city to participate in a large-scale recycling effort launched in Canada last year. Trenton, New Jersey- based recycling company TerraCycle Inc. developed the program in 2012. The first citywide receptacles were placed in Vancouver, British Columbia, in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582071222014-07-21T15:59:44.926-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T15:59:44.926-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207122@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:59:44 MDT Kragthorpe: Jimmer’s new NBA start comes where BYU era ended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206038-77/nba-fredette-jimmer-career.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206038-77/nba-fredette-jimmer-career.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jimmer’s new NBA start comes where BYU era ended</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:11.05-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jimmer Fredette’s BYU basketball career ended slowly and agonizingly in New Orleans. He’s hoping a return to that city will give his NBA career a quick jolt. Fredette is joining the New Orleans Pelicans with a one-year contract for a veteran’s minimum salary of not quite $1 million. So he’s back in the building where he scored 32 points as BYU lost 83-74 in overtime to Chandler Parsons’ Florida team in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16. Fredette went scoreless in overtime as the Gators seized contr...</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> 58206038@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT AP sources: Pelicans add Jimmer Fredette http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198967-77/fredette-season-miller-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198967-77/fredette-season-miller-games.html.csp">AP sources: Pelicans add Jimmer Fredette</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT MARTEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:16.936-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Metairie, La. • The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to contract terms with guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Darius Miller, people familiar with the moves said Friday. Two people confirmed Fredette’s deal and one person confirmed Miller’s to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the transactions have not been announced. One person said Fredette’s contract would be for one season but did not discuss financial terms. Details on Miller’s new deal were not discussed. The acquisitio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581989672014-07-18T22:57:16.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:57:16.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198967@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:16 MDT Monday on TV: Surviving in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58183076-63/abc-hurricane-katrina-orleans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58183076-63/abc-hurricane-katrina-orleans.html.csp">Monday on TV: Surviving in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina</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="2014-07-14T16:39:42.352-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hurricane Katrina has faded from memory for most of us, but not for the folks who live in New Orleans. Tonight on P.O.V. (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7), "Getting Back to Abnormal" looks at New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina. And it's been a struggle. Elsewhere on TV ... The Bachelorette (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Andi and the remaining three bachelors visit the Dominican Republic. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Mel B and Gary Anthony Williams are the guests. Major Crimes (7 and 9 p.m., TNT): A run...</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> 58183076@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:39:42 MDT Ex-New Orleans mayor given 10-year sentence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58167057-68/nagin-orleans-katrina-mayor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58167057-68/nagin-orleans-katrina-mayor.html.csp">Ex-New Orleans mayor given 10-year sentence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN McGILL</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALLEN G. BREED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T18:15:01.763-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 06:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans • When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city’s sleazy past. Three years later, with his city awash in foul water and rotting corpses, he became something of a national cult hero, raging against the slow, incompetent federal response to his crippled city’s plight. “Excuse my French — everybody in America — but I am pissed,” he shouted during a radio appearance three days after Hurricane Katrina swamped the Crescent City. In the end...</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> 58167057@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:15:01 MDT Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129968-68/street-bourbon-orleans-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129968-68/street-bourbon-orleans-police.html.csp">Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:05:02.791-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans • Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city’s always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said. Images captured from a surveillance camera above a bar showed people running down the famous street in the chaos of the shooting at 2:45 a.m., NOLA.com The Times-Picayune reported (http://bit.ly/1iRk304). Police and emergency workers responded immediately and attended 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> 58129968@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:05:02 MDT 3 Utahns make finals of 'So You Think You Can Dance' (Spoiler alert!) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58116033-63/season-dance-finalists-think.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58116033-63/season-dance-finalists-think.html.csp">3 Utahns make finals of 'So You Think You Can Dance' (Spoiler alert!)</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="2014-06-26T17:27:58.849-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns continue to do extraordinarily well on the Fox reality/competition series "So You Think You Can Dance." This season's 20 finalists were revealed in Wednesday's episode, and three of them are from the Beehive State. That's a lot from a state with only about .9 percent of the U.S. population, but it's not anything new when it comes to "SYTYCD." Utahns have made the finals in eight of the 10 previous seasons, including one in Seasons 5 and 8; two in Season 2; three in Seasons 6, 9 and 10; 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> 58116033@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:27:58 MDT