PROGRAM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROGRAM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dance preview: Change is in the air with Ririe-Woodbury’s ‘Fall Season’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429186-223/dance-company-bokaer-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429186-223/dance-company-bokaer-fall.html.csp">Dance preview: Change is in the air with Ririe-Woodbury’s ‘Fall Season’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T09:24:23.767-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The first thing to notice about the opening of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s fall season is its title: “Fall Season.” The straightforward description breaks with local convention of naming dance performances per a theme, and instead parallels professional companies in larger cities that simply announce the season. Using the same less-is-more reasoning, R-W has also decided to drop its December show. “It’s just quality over quantity,” artistic director Daniel Charon explained. “We will 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58429186@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:24:23 MDT News roundup: Military weapons program extends to schools, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58427840-64/utah-trib-attends-dnews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58427840-64/utah-trib-attends-dnews.html.csp">News roundup: Military weapons program extends to schools, too</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="2014-09-18T08:10:58.346-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Military weapons program extends to schools, too. Herbert: No pending monument decision. Huntsman eyes sidelines in 2016. Happy Thursday. After the Ferguson, Mo., riots, there's been increased scrutiny on a federal program to dole out used military equipment to police forces across America. But did you know that effort also extends to schools? Some school districts have taken advantage of the Defense Department program to nab grenade launchers, heavily armed vehicles, and of course, high-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> 58427840@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:10:58 MDT Utah lawmakers support sending military weapons to police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393675-78/police-lowe-utah-fuhr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393675-78/police-lowe-utah-fuhr.html.csp">Utah lawmakers support sending military weapons to police</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T12:10:33.481-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two Utah legislators on Wednesday defended local police using surplus military weapons and equipment obtained through a federal program. The legislators were responding to Marina Lowe, a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah. She told lawmakers during a hearing at the Capitol the weapon transfers, called the 1033 Program, were helping to “militarize” local police by giving them what “war fighters” use to combat an enemy. (Click here to see what weapons were sent to yo...</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> 58393675@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:10:33 MDT Jordan district eyes shortfall as equalization program expires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422384-78/jordan-district-tax-equalization.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422384-78/jordan-district-tax-equalization.html.csp">Jordan district eyes shortfall as equalization program expires</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin Wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T06:46:23.448-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a school funding equalization program in Salt Lake County expires in 2016, residents of Jordan School District could be asked to pay an annual tax increase of roughly $35 for every $100,000 of property value, Jon Larsen, the district’s interim business administrator, said Tuesday. But school officials argue the change in taxes would not be a true increase but instead would return the tax rate to where it was intended to be since 2009. “Jordan did not get a financial benefit from this ...</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> 58422384@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:46:23 MDT Congress passes Hatch, Matheson bill to help EMS providers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421312-90/ems-matheson-program-emergency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421312-90/ems-matheson-program-emergency.html.csp">Congress passes Hatch, Matheson bill to help EMS providers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T18:54:44.954-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 06:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Congress has voted to reauthorize a program to help emergency responders with the unique needs of children and adolescents, a move pushed by Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Jim Matheson. The House on Tuesday voted 410-4 to continue the 30-year-old grant program for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories that helps emergency medical services (EMS) crews stock limited doses of medicine and smaller equipment to help younger patients. The Senate approved the legis...</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> 58421312@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:44 MDT Pac-12 notes: Mora impressed with Neuheisel sticking with Bruins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58421446-89/mora-ucla-neuheisel-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58421446-89/mora-ucla-neuheisel-pac.html.csp">Pac-12 notes: Mora impressed with Neuheisel sticking with Bruins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.094-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Starting a new coaching regime at a football program is never easy. But when you’re replacing a player’s dad? Just plain tricky. But even though UCLA’s Jim Mora couldn’t be the same kind of coach to Jerry Neuheisel as his father, Rick, he knew he had to be patient. If anyone could understand dealing with a coaching dad being fired, it was Mora, who went through the experience when he was on his father’s staff with the New Orleans Saints. “I know what that’s like,” Mora said. “[Jerry] has been ab...</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> 58421446@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp">Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL and SEAN CARLIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trenton, N.J. • The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask. Only 70 of the more than 15,000 domestic violence assault cases adjudicated from 2010 to 2013 in New Jersey’s Superior Court were admitted into the pretrial intervention program, according to records obtained by The Associated P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584203042014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420304@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT Utah state agencies big users of military weapons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402710-78/police-utah-state-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402710-78/police-utah-state-county.html.csp">Utah state agencies big users of military weapons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:09:48.352-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New data show that the Utah state government — from the attorney general to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources — has acquired a lot of surplus military weapons and gear. The Utah Highway Patrol alone possess 250 M-14 rifles. There were 412 state troopers at the end of 2012, according to state data. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has 84 M-14s, though the head of law enforcement for that agency said the DWR has been trying to return the rifles to the Department of Defense. The DWR...</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> 58402710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:09:48 MDT Utah Bucket List: Violinist in tune with Zion National Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247716-78/zion-park-national-panitch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247716-78/zion-park-national-panitch.html.csp">Utah Bucket List: Violinist in tune with Zion National Park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:16:23.119-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Zion National Park • As a violinist, Rachel Panitch never expected her name to be linked to those of Ansel Adams, William Henry Jackson, George Catlin, Henry Thoreau and Thomas Moran. But, thanks to a National Park Service program that lets artists live temporarily in parks across the country, the Boston resident can be grouped with the painters, photographers and writers who helped preserve and promote the nation’s most scenic locations. Panitch, who also composes music, spent the month of Apri...</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> 58247716@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:16:23 MDT Figure skating: Max Aaron repeats at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404902-77/senior-short-program-aaron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404902-77/senior-short-program-aaron.html.csp">Figure skating: Max Aaron repeats at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:45.22-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Max Aaron enjoys performing in Salt Lake City. For the second year in a row, the 22-year-old American figure skater dominated at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic winning the men’s short program event Thursday evening at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex. Aaron finished with a 78.96, over 10 points ahead of second place Daisuke Murakami of Japan, who finished with a 68.56. American Ross Miner finished third in the men’s short program with a 67.06. In the senior pairs short program ev...</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> 58404902@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:45 MDT Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58379405-90/program-blm-utah-wild.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58379405-90/program-blm-utah-wild.html.csp">Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:07:29.919-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has 30 days to move more than 1,100 wild horses out of state after the Utah Department of Corrections terminated its Wild Horse & Burro Program, ending a seven-year partnership with the federal agency. Corrections officials said the program was burning a hole in their budget, that what was meant to be self-sustaining had become a financially unfeasible enterprise. But BLM insisted Friday that not only had it done its part to support the program at the Gunnis...</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> 58379405@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:07:29 MDT U.S. International Figure Skating Classic starts Thursday in SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399666-77/senior-international-competition-classic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399666-77/senior-international-competition-classic.html.csp">U.S. International Figure Skating Classic starts Thursday in SLC</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T21:57:32.393-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven months after the Sochi Games, international figure skating is back. And it returns to downtown Salt Lake City. The 2014 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic officially kicks off the 2014-2015 senior international figure skating circuit on Thursday at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex. The U.S. International Classic is the first of 11 worldwide competitions to make up the newly created ISU Challenger Series. The competition, running through Saturday, will showcase figure skating talent...</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> 58399666@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:57:32 MDT Poll: Utahns favor police having military weapons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373690-78/police-military-percent-agencies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373690-78/police-military-percent-agencies.html.csp">Poll: Utahns favor police having military weapons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T09:42:29.455-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns are in favor of police having access to military weapons, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll, but they are split on whether police agencies in general have become more militarized. According to the poll, 21 percent of the 406 people surveyed said they “strongly support” police departments having military equipment, and 35 percent said they “somewhat support” it. Twelve percent said they were neutral on the issue, while 17 percent said they “somewhat oppose” the idea and 14 percent “s...</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> 58373690@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:42:29 MDT European Central Bank stimulus plan is a surprise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373605-79/ecb-percent-program-banks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373605-79/ecb-percent-program-banks.html.csp">European Central Bank stimulus plan is a surprise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:34:01.739-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • The European Central Bank has cut its interest rates and announced a new stimulus program that involves buying financial assets, a bid to salvage a weak economic recovery. In a press conference following a meeting Thursday, ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank would start purchases of private sector financial assets in October. The program aims to make credit cheaper, helping investment and growth at a time when the economy of the 18-country eurozone has stalled. The eco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736052014-09-04T09:34:01.739-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:34:01.739-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373605@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:34:01 MDT Jon Huntsman delivers science supplies to Salt Lake City school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365495-78/lake-salt-huntsman-chevron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365495-78/lake-salt-huntsman-chevron.html.csp">Jon Huntsman delivers science supplies to Salt Lake City school</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T08:24:46.846-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Students at Rose Park Elementary School in Salt Lake City had a special guest Wednesday — and he brought presents. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman delivered boxes of goggles and other materials for teaching science to fourth-graders at the school. The donation was made by Chevron’s 2014 Fuel Your School Program. Huntsman, a former U.S. ambassador to China and presidential candidate, is a member of the Chevron board of directors. Chevron said it plans to donate up to $500,000 for eligible clas...</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> 58365495@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:24:46 MDT Langi says he transferred to BYU for spiritual and personal reasons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58367056-65/love-langi-defense-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58367056-65/love-langi-defense-program.html.csp">Langi says he transferred to BYU for spiritual and personal reasons</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="2014-09-02T23:12:03.317-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time since camp started back in early August, newcomers to the BYU football program were made available to the media on Tuesday, now that the Cougars have a game under their belts. Naturally, everybody wanted to talk to Harvey Langi, the former 5A state MVP from Bingham High who began his college football career at Utah. Langi left the Utes for BYU shortly after returning from an LDS Church mission to Tampa, Fla. So, why did he do it? “A lot of spiritual things and personal things....</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> 58367056@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:12:03 MDT Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364447-79/ukraine-fighting-imf-bailout.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364447-79/ukraine-fighting-imf-bailout.html.csp">Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T10:39:02.567-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east persists through next year, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. Only covering the shortfall in the central bank’s reserves would require an additional $19 billion by the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583644472014-09-02T10:39:02.567-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T10:39:02.567-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364447@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:39:02 MDT Utah prison inmates run 5K race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347432-78/inmates-prison-race-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347432-78/inmates-prison-race-program.html.csp">Utah prison inmates run 5K race</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T10:58:30.532-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • About 40 male inmates in the Con-Quest substance abuse program participated Thursday in the first 5K race at the Utah State Prison. They ran 16 laps around the fenced jogging track made muddy from recent rain. The 5K was a first for most of the inmates, who have been training in anticipation of the race as part of the prison’s Addict II Athlete program.</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> 58347432@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:58:30 MDT Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348717-68/medicaid-federal-coverage-pennsylvania.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348717-68/medicaid-federal-coverage-pennsylvania.html.csp">Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARC LEVY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and HOPE YEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T16:55:49.239-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Harrisburg, Pa. • A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state’s plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law. Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration and the federal agency agreed to a plan that lets private insurers administer Medicaid-funded coverage that adheres to Medicaid’s existing rules. The plan vastl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487172014-08-28T16:55:49.239-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T16:55:49.239-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:55:49 MDT USDA launches new dairy insurance program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347327-79/program-farmers-dairy-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347327-79/program-farmers-dairy-prices.html.csp">USDA launches new dairy insurance program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By M. L. Johnson</span></span> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:12:07.064-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn’t factor in the price of corn. Signups for the new program will run Sept. 2 to Nov. 28, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday. Farmers must enroll then to participate in the program in what’s left of 2014 and in 2015. They will have annual signups after that. The new program is a kind of insurance that pay...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473272014-08-28T11:12:07.064-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T11:12:07.064-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347327@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:12:07 MDT