PROGRAM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROGRAM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah tech camps: Where the girls aren’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195562-78/girls-utah-academy-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195562-78/girls-utah-academy-game.html.csp">Utah tech camps: Where the girls aren’t</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T15:33:46.842-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 03:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A clunky LEGO robot slowly rolled along a path outlined with two strips of blue tape. Seconds later, Arissa Cooper and her teammates spotted a programming mistake and snatched it up. “It was a little mind-racking when you had to change it, fix it,” she said. “We just thought it through, like, do we need [to make it turn at] a 40-degree angle or something else?” Arissa, 11, was attending her third Geek Squad Academy, a summer camp put on by Best Buy and Junior Achievement of Utah. It aims to he...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58195562@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:33:46 MDT At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227206-68/upward-bound-college-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227206-68/upward-bound-college-program.html.csp">At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID CRARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:29:25.033-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nervous but determined, the 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he’d have a chance to be the first member of his impoverished family to attend college. That was 34 years ago, but Wil Haygood — the renowned journalist and author whose writing inspired the film “The Butler” — says he remembers it “like it was yesterday.” “I knew in my heart and soul that this was a monumental moment for little Wil Haygood,” he recalled....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582272062014-07-26T15:29:25.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T15:29:25.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227206@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:29:25 MDT Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227199-68/farmers-incubator-farm-farms.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227199-68/farmers-incubator-farm-farms.html.csp">Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY ESCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:34:02.411-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ithaca, N.Y. • A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming. The Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming is one of dozens of incubator farms springing up around the country to nurture the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs. The projects help would-be farmers get started by providing a plot of land, shared equipment, mentoring on business p...</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> 58227199@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:34:02 MDT NASA honors Utahn for bringing the heavens to Earth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191134-78/wiggins-nasa-solar-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191134-78/wiggins-nasa-solar-program.html.csp">NASA honors Utahn for bringing the heavens to Earth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:26:42.85-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The tiny Utah town of Kanarraville was about to be overrun with astronomy tourists. The problem? No one in the area knew it. But a call from Patrick Wiggins months before the 2012 annular solar eclipse allowed the Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau to set up facilities, vendor booths and activities to help deal with the 20,000-strong horde drawn to a place that 350 folks call home. “If not for his heads up, we would have been ill-prepared, but we were able to plan for and e...</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> 58191134@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:26:42 MDT Verizon launches rewards program with tracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206496-79/verizon-program-rewards-wireless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206496-79/verizon-program-rewards-wireless.html.csp">Verizon launches rewards program with tracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER SVENSSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T10:10:01.873-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There’s a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their interests. Verizon is the first wireless carrier to roll out a comprehensive rewards program, and it’s expecting big benefits from it. The program has already been offered for a few months in some states. Jeff...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582064962014-07-21T10:10:01.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T10:10:01.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206496@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:10:01 MDT Letter: Golf is best value for Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58191043-82/golf-parks-recreational-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58191043-82/golf-parks-recreational-lake.html.csp">Letter: Golf is best value for Salt Lake City</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:27:02.156-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The real problems with Salt Lake City’s golf program stem from decades of conflicted Salt Lake City Council leadership. If golf is going to be run as a for-profit enterprise as currently structured in the budget, then the mayor and City Council needs to re-invest in their current assets and bring their facilities up to competitive standards. They also need to set clear long-term goals and stop micro-managing fees and programs. If they choose to continue running the golf operations as a recreatio...</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> 58191043@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:27:02 MDT Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp">Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:25:40.9-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sixteen-year-old Mason Dimock can focus intently on one subject, thinks visually and spatially, and is interested in technology — skills that have helped him land a summer job designing for a construction company. He and nine other Salt Lake City teens were selected for a pilot project by NeuroVersity, a company that aims to give students with autism or similar disorders the training they’ll need for careers. The students work with 3-D imaging software called SketchUp Make, developed by Google. ...</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> 58183934@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:25:40 MDT Sons of Utah lawmaker starting group based on father’s law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174852-78/stephenson-foundation-language-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174852-78/stephenson-foundation-language-utah.html.csp">Sons of Utah lawmaker starting group based on father’s law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T15:21:49.479-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 03:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Building on the success of Utah schools’ dual language immersion program, two sons of the state senator who wrote it into law are working to launch a foundation to spread it to other areas of the country. The effort began earlier this year, when Chinese business leaders offered donations after hearing Sen. Howard Stephenson speak in Philadelphia about government and the language program. The business leaders were traveling around the U.S. as part of a trip the senator’s son, Dan Stephenson, hel...</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> 58174852@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:21:49 MDT After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169864-90/jets-international-fighter-force.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169864-90/jets-international-fighter-force.html.csp">After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rebecca Robbins</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T19:36:46.018-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon said Tuesday that it has completed ground inspections of its fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighters but still had not decided whether the planes were ready for their much-anticipated international debut in two British air shows. The Marine Corps’ version of the fighter jet had been scheduled to fly before prospective international buyers at the Royal International Air Tattoo, which kicks off on Friday, and the week-long Farnborough Air Show, which starts next Monday. But ...</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> 58169864@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:36:46 MDT Utah children sharpen their financial literacy over summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161241-78/financial-kids-literacy-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161241-78/financial-kids-literacy-money.html.csp">Utah children sharpen their financial literacy over summer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T22:50:59.489-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Fork • When the heat takes over and school’s out for summer, many kids long to spend the day splashing carefree in pools. More than 50 Utah County teens, however, chose a different diversion this week: learning financial literacy in an air-conditioned, corporate conference room. “I actually wanted to come because I wanted to learn about how to save my money,” said Gabriela Pedroza, who will be a freshman at Provo High in the fall. “In the future, if you want to go to college, you can us...</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> 58161241@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:50:59 MDT Improper payments by U.S. government top $100B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58166974-68/payments-improper-billion-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58166974-68/payments-improper-billion-federal.html.csp">Improper payments by U.S. government top $100B</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T19:30:36.221-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 07:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tax credits for families that don’t qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for people who are secretly working. Federal agencies reported making $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them. Congressional investigators say the figure could be even higher. “The amounts here are absolutely staggering,” said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. “It’s over $100 billion each of the last five years. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581669742014-07-09T19:30:36.221-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T19:30:36.221-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:30:36 MDT Ranchers taking advantage of disaster program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166456-79/relief-ranchers-disaster-farm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166456-79/relief-ranchers-disaster-farm.html.csp">Ranchers taking advantage of disaster program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HENRY C. JACKSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T14:52:02.092-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 02:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday. As of July 2, the agency has distributed more than 106,000 payments totaling $1.2 billion in relief funds in three months, the progress report said. That’s a little less than half the $2.5 billion the USDA estimated would be spent on cases fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581664562014-07-09T14:52:02.092-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T14:52:02.092-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166456@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:52:02 MDT Worlds to explore at BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146960-223/books-readers-literature-symposium.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146960-223/books-readers-literature-symposium.html.csp">Worlds to explore at BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T09:45:27.732-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Over the years, the BYU Symposium on Books for Young Readers has played host to some the industry’s brightest stars. Chris Crowe, an English professor and award-winning author (his fiction and nonfiction have introduced an entire generation of white readers to the Emmett Till story), also acts as one of the organizers of the conference — open to anyone over age 13 with an interest in children’s literature. He recently spoke with The Tribune about the event, which will take place in the Provo ...</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> 58146960@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:45:27 MDT UTA’s Hive Pass is still alive, Salt Lake officials say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157304-90/hive-lake-marketing-mass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157304-90/hive-lake-marketing-mass.html.csp">UTA’s Hive Pass is still alive, Salt Lake officials say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:35:10.967-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sales of the so-called Hive mass transit passes are short of what Salt Lake City and the Utah Transit Authority had hoped. So, what went wrong? About 2,000 of 6,000 steeply discounted passes have been purchased. But, as a spokesman for Mayor Ralph Becker pointed out, the program is only four months old — that’s equivalent to 500 passes sold per month. Hopes were high on a brisk day last October when municipal and transit officials gathered near a TRAX line for a big announcement — Salt Lake Cit...</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> 58157304@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:35:10 MDT UTA's Hive Pass sales are far below expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58143091-90/uta-pass-program-passes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58143091-90/uta-pass-program-passes.html.csp">UTA's Hive Pass sales are far below expectations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:58:56.006-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officials hoped Salt Lake City residents would help reduce air pollution and traffic by flocking to buy new experimental, annual transit passes offered just to them at a steep discount. But sales of that $360 Hive Pass are underwhelming — about a third of what was expected. Just 2,008 sold as of Monday, instead of the hoped-for 6,000 or more. “We have experimented with the first-ever residential pass program in the United States. And I would say that it may not survive,” Utah Transit Authority c...</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> 58143091@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:58:56 MDT Privacy board supports some NSA spying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58143031-68/board-nsa-program-americans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58143031-68/board-nsa-program-americans.html.csp">Privacy board supports some NSA spying</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T21:51:02.419-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Endorsement of the NSA’s Internet surveillance programs by a bipartisan privacy board deeply disappointed civil liberties activists Wednesday while providing a measure of vindication for beleaguered U.S. intelligence officials. James Clapper, director of national intelligence, welcomed the conclusion by the independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board that the National Security Agency’s Internet spying on foreign targets in the U.S. has been legal, effective and subject to rigorous o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581430312014-07-02T21:51:02.419-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T21:51:02.419-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143031@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:51:02 MDT Watergate as seen through eyes of Dick Cavett show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58137161-223/cavett-watergate-nixon-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58137161-223/cavett-watergate-nixon-ford.html.csp">Watergate as seen through eyes of Dick Cavett show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:19:02.67-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • PBS is marking the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation by running a documentary on the Watergate scandal as seen through the prism of Dick Cavett’s late-night talk show at the time. People with memories of Watergate remember developments unfolding on the evening news or the gripping Senate hearings shown on daytime TV, but fewer recall that Cavett’s ABC program featured appearances by an array of pivotal figures. Even the former host. “I didn’t remember how much ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371612014-07-01T08:19:02.67-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:19:02.67-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137161@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:19:02 MDT Fresh produce adding spice to seniors’ lunches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133923-90/aging-county-fresh-mealsplus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133923-90/aging-county-fresh-mealsplus.html.csp">Fresh produce adding spice to seniors’ lunches</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="2014-06-30T22:59:31.735-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • Caroline Poulsen loved the cherries she received in her lunch delivery from Meals on Wheels. She can’t wait for fresh tomatoes. “There’s nothing like green tomatoes out of the garden,” said the homebound Poulsen, a widow since her husband, Ernest, died in mid-November. As soon as tomatoes begin ripening, Poulsen will be able to savor their juicy delicacy through a Meals on Wheels program, MealsPlus, that supplements lunches with fresh vegetables and fruits. The produce comes...</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> 58133923@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:59:31 MDT Kerry: Time is running out for Iran to choose its future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58136633-82/iran-nuclear-international-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58136633-82/iran-nuclear-international-program.html.csp">Kerry: Time is running out for Iran to choose its future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Kerry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T06:14:15.093-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 06:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">July 20, the deadline to negotiate a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, is fast approaching. All along, these negotiations have been about a choice for Iran’s leaders. They can agree to the steps necessary to assure the world that their country’s nuclear program will be exclusively peaceful, or they can squander a historic opportunity to end Iran’s economic and diplomatic isolation and improve the lives of their people. Diplomacy and leadership are marked by tough calls. This sho...</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> 58136633@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:14:15 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - June 30, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58135719-227/photos-staff-stevegriffin-mealsonwheels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58135719-227/photos-staff-stevegriffin-mealsonwheels.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - June 30, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:59:02.145-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake County mayor Ben McAdams announces Salt Lake County’s Meals on Wheels new MealsPlus program for seniors at Wheeler Historic Farm in Murray, Utah Monday, June 30, 2014. For the first time, seniors who get meals through the county's Meals on Wheels program will also receive fresh fruits and vegetables, promoting better health and improving lives. The MealsPlus program is the result of innovative partnerships working towards the goal of providing be...</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> 58135719@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:59:02 MDT