POUNDS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POUNDS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man United spent $8M paying off Moyes and staff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58397626-77/million-united-pounds-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58397626-77/million-united-pounds-club.html.csp">Man United spent $8M paying off Moyes and staff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.946-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester, England • Manchester United spent more than $8 million to pay off David Moyes and his coaching staff, the club said Wednesday. The 20-time English champions also said revenue was expected to drop by about $80 million because of the club’s failure to qualify for a European competition. Moyes lost his job 10 months after succeeding Alex Ferguson. United ended up in seventh place one year after winning the Premier League title. In its annual financial results, United highlighted a cost ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976262014-09-10T22:32:58.946-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:58.946-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397626@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Paul Rolly: A big fat Greek Festival shopping list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58368738-90/pounds-center-animal-festival.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58368738-90/pounds-center-animal-festival.html.csp">Paul Rolly: A big fat Greek Festival shopping list</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T12:04:58.291-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you think your grocery list is extensive, consider the one compiled by Yannis Armaou. He is in charge of food purchasing for the 39th annual Greek Festival, which runs Friday through Sunday on the grounds of Holy Trinity Cathedral at 279 S. 300 West. In preparation for the festival’s numerous Greek pastries and extensive menu offerings, Armaou’s shopping list included: 2,700 pounds of butter, 1,000 pounds of rice, 150 pounds of sour cream, 2,350 pounds of feta cheese, 4,000 pounds of gyro m...</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> 58368738@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:04:58 MDT Nissan’s five-door hatchback excels at affordability http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368799-79/versa-note-2015-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368799-79/versa-note-2015-car.html.csp">Nissan’s five-door hatchback excels at affordability</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANN M. JOB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> For The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T11:15:12.398-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 2015 Nissan Versa Note five-door hatchback is one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market and is affordable at the gas pump, too. Starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, including destination charge, for a base, front-wheel drive, 2015 Versa Note with five-speed manual transmission: just $14,990. This makes it one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market. A 2015 Versa Note with continuously variable transmission (CVT) that a driver operates like an automatic is $16,2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583687992014-09-03T11:15:12.398-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T11:15:12.398-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58368799@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:15:12 MDT 52 pounds later: Shaun the shaggy sheep finally shorn smooth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347482-68/shaun-sheep-shorn-pounds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347482-68/shaun-sheep-shorn-pounds.html.csp">52 pounds later: Shaun the shaggy sheep finally shorn smooth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:10:32.16-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sydney • Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn’t the wooliest of them all. The sheep apparently had been hiding for years on a farm on the island state of Tasmania and had never been shorn. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday that Shaun lost 23.5 kilograms (52 pounds) of wool at his first haircut. Owners Peter and Netty Hazel had hoped Shaun would beat a record held by a now-deceased New Zealand sheep named Shrek. Shrek rose...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583474822014-08-28T11:10:32.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T11:10:32.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347482@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:10:32 MDT Utah officers put dent in heroin distribution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321511-78/heroin-gill-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321511-78/heroin-gill-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah officers put dent in heroin distribution</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:22:11.577-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah officers have seized 31 pounds of heroin in Salt Lake County since April, putting a dent in the rising tide. The Metro Narcotics Task Force, made up of officers from nine local agencies, announced their success against the Mexican cartel-supported enterprise Thursday, including the arrests of 21 people, with more on the way. To give a scope of the victory, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank pointed to a chart explaining how it would have taken street-level busts a quarter century 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> 58321511@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:22:11 MDT Utah football notes: Jackson Barton thinks he’ll redshirt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58313316-89/tackle-defensive-shepard-barton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58313316-89/tackle-defensive-shepard-barton.html.csp">Utah football notes: Jackson Barton thinks he’ll redshirt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Kyle GooN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:52:45.94-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This time last year, Jackson Barton was gearing up for a senior season in which he’d help lead Brighton to the 5A state championship game. Now he’s a true freshman tackle in the Pac-12, and it speaks volumes that the following may come as a surprise to some of you: He might not play this season. Barton was in the mix to start at right tackle heading into the final scrimmage in camp, but Monday’s depth chart shows sophomore J.J. Dielman No. 1 and sophomore Sam Tevi (until very recently, a defensi...</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> 58313316@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:45 MDT Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308839-68/alabama-alligator-1000-gator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308839-68/alabama-alligator-1000-gator.html.csp">Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Camden, Ala. • A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com (http://bit.ly/1p5ycbg ) reports the monster gator was pulled from the water in south Alabama early Saturday during the state’s alligator hunting season. Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries biologists were able to measure the gator at 15 feet, but weighing it posed a challenge. The first attempt completely destroyed a winch assembly used to hois...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583088392014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308839@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:16:47 MDT Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247067-68/birds-lee-million-evolution.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247067-68/birds-lee-million-evolution.html.csp">Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T13:47:18.377-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds. Comparing fossils of 120 different species and 1,500 skeletal features, especially thigh bones, researchers constructed a detailed family tree for the class of two-legged meat-eaters called theropods. That suborder of dinos survives to this day as birds, however unrecognizable and improbable it sounds. The steady downsizing and elegant evolution of the therop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582470672014-07-31T13:47:18.377-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T13:47:18.377-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247067@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:47:18 MDT British drug maker cuts earnings expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215086-79/earnings-billion-pounds-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215086-79/earnings-billion-pounds-quarter.html.csp">British drug maker cuts earnings expectations</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:10:01.939-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has cut its full-year earnings expectations as it says its second-quarter profits were hit by currency moves and a fall in sales of its respiratory drugs. The company said Wednesday it expects 2014 earnings per share to be broadly similar to last year. It had previously forecast growth of between 4 and 8 percent. GSK said second-quarter revenue fell 16 percent to 5.6 billion pounds ($9.5 billion) from 6.6 billion pounds in the same quarter in the previous year...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150862014-07-23T09:10:01.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T09:10:01.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215086@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:10:01 MDT