POLICY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLICY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Owner of dog shot by Utah police says cops are trying to ‘buy me off’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236771-78/kendall-police-department-dog.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236771-78/kendall-police-department-dog.html.csp">Owner of dog shot by Utah police says cops are trying to ‘buy me off’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T10:30:40.601-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The owner of the dog killed by a Salt Lake City police officer last month says the department has made him a generous offer to compensate him for his dog, and he’s not satisfied with it. In a message posted Monday night to the “Justice for Geist” Facebook page, the dog’s owner Sean Kendall wrote that the department “has offered a generous settlement as compensation for the loss of Geist.” But Kendall was displeased that the department had declined to discipline Officer Brett Olsen, who shot Ken...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58236771@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:30:40 MDT Lowry: How can ‘Smart Power’ be so dumb? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58236943-82/kerry-obama-foreign-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58236943-82/kerry-obama-foreign-state.html.csp">Lowry: How can ‘Smart Power’ be so dumb?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T10:35:31.292-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry’s ill-fated act of Israel-Hamas peacemaking, he might call it “a hell of a diplomatic foray.” Kerry was caught sarcastically describing the Israeli offensive into Gaza as “a hell of a pinpoint operation” during his round of Sunday-show interviews two weeks ago, before telling his aide over the phone, “We’ve got to get over there,” and “It’s crazy to be sitting around.” Kerry’s belief 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> 58236943@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:31 MDT Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220080-77/blackmon-games-arrested-jaguars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220080-77/blackmon-games-arrested-jaguars.html.csp">Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.732-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jacksonville, Fla. • Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Oklahoma on a complaint of marijuana possession. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go around stopped traffic in an attempt to get into a turn lane. Police spokeswoman Jenny Monroe said an officer detected a “heavy smell of marijuana” coming from the car, and that Blackmon admitted ha...</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> 58220080@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Bernstein: Cutting corporate taxes won’t help the middle class http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58197392-82/corporate-income-percent-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58197392-82/corporate-income-percent-tax.html.csp">Bernstein: Cutting corporate taxes won’t help the middle class</a></h4>