PROGRAMS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROGRAMS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football: Challenges, charms define Class 1A Utah teams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58355050-190/football-duchesne-state-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58355050-190/football-duchesne-state-class.html.csp">Prep football: Challenges, charms define Class 1A Utah teams</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:46:01.488-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the Duchesne Eagles, the long bus rides back to the basin when the nearest road game is a two-hour drive away have at least been more palatable in recent years on account of four straight state titles and a state-record 48-game winning streak (which was snapped Friday by North Summit, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 2A). Along the Arizona border, the views at Monument Valley High School are spectacular, though assembling a team is never easy. And tucked up in the northeast corner of the state...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58355050@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:01 MDT Milbank: America’s real ice bucket challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58355931-82/bucket-ice-percent-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58355931-82/bucket-ice-percent-federal.html.csp">Milbank: America’s real ice bucket challenge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T01:01:04.828-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • I’m just back from vacation in Europe, where, to judge from the political headlines coming out of the United States, this country had no greater care than which of its leaders would next be soaked in cold water. George W. Bush was doused by his wife, Laura, and then nominated Bill Clinton to take the ice-bucket challenge for charity. Mitt Romney got a bucket poured on him by his former running mate, Paul Ryan, who joined other possible 2016 presidential aspirants Scott Walker a...</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> 58355931@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355035-68/women-construction-industry-harassment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355035-68/women-construction-industry-harassment.html.csp">Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID CRARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T19:49:33.373-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 07:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she’s back in the classroom — in safety glasses and a T-shirt — learning how to be a carpenter. “I anticipate a lot of hard work,” she said amid instruction in sawing techniques. “I believe it’s going to pay off.” If Moreno’s six-week training program in New York City leads to a full-time job, she’ll have bucked long odds. On this Labor Day weeken...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583550352014-08-30T19:49:33.373-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T19:49:33.373-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355035@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:49:33 MDT Prep football: A tale of two Utah football programs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225114-77/football-bingham-cyprus-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225114-77/football-bingham-cyprus-schools.html.csp">Prep football: A tale of two Utah football programs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:02:38.725-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Bingham and Cyprus High football programs should have much in common. Both schools trace their roots to the blue-collar families who once worked at the Kennecott Copper Mine and Smelter. The Miners and Pirates represent communities on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley that contain loyal fan bases. Yet, as far as success goes, the 17 miles that separate Bingham and Cyprus are as great as the length of the entire state. Since Cyprus alum and former Pirates coach Dave Peck took over Bingha...</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> 58225114@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:02:38 MDT Some U.S. colleges calling students back from Israel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323171-68/israel-programs-students-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323171-68/israel-programs-students-university.html.csp">Some U.S. colleges calling students back from Israel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN SINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T19:32:08.334-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 07:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hartford, Conn. • Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave. Colleges say security was the top concern, citing advisories about hazardous travel from the U.S. State Department and from insurance companies that cover students for health, accidents, security and even the cost of evacuation. “On the one hand, we wan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583231712014-08-21T19:32:08.334-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T19:32:08.334-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:32:08 MDT Op-ed: Budget woes put public health at risk in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58293731-82/health-public-utah-funding.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58293731-82/health-public-utah-funding.html.csp">Op-ed: Budget woes put public health at risk in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathryn Marti</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T17:57:02.435-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Across the United States, people are limiting tobacco use, eating healthier and becoming more physically active, all with the support of public health programs. Our public health system ensures that the water we drink, food we eat and air we breathe are safe. The future of our nation’s health depends on a strong and properly equipped public health infrastructure in communities across Utah, at the state level and nationwide. The nation’s public health system should be efficiently designed and ade...</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> 58293731@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:57:02 MDT Health groups decry U.S. political efforts in Cuba http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263029-68/cuba-usaid-program-cuban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263029-68/cuba-usaid-program-cuban.html.csp">Health groups decry U.S. political efforts in Cuba</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DESMOND BUTLER, JACK GILLUM, PETER ORSI and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:50:05.54-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Public health advocates and U.S. lawmakers are highly critical of the Obama administration’s use of an HIV-prevention workshop in Cuba for political purposes, saying such clandestine efforts put health programs at risk around the world. The program, funded and overseen by the U.S. Agency for International Development, deployed nearly a dozen young people from Latin America to Cuba to recruit political activists. An Associated Press investigation found the operation put the foreigner...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582630292014-08-05T09:50:05.54-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T09:50:05.54-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263029@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:50:05 MDT Crook: Ryan asks, but doesn’t answer, right questions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232743-82/ryan-assistance-programs-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232743-82/ryan-assistance-programs-states.html.csp">Crook: Ryan asks, but doesn’t answer, right questions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Clive Crook</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:33:39.002-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rep. Paul Ryan’s discussion paper on “Expanding Opportunity in America” has much to admire. It puts attention where it belongs — on poverty and upward mobility for those at the bottom of the income distribution. It argues for an expanded earned income tax credit, the best way to reduce poverty in work. And it correctly explains what’s wrong with existing federal programs. When it comes to reforming those programs, though, Ryan’s proposal leaves a lot of questions unanswered. The essential challe...</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> 58232743@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:33:39 MDT Dionne: Ryan wraps old ideas in new clothes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232700-82/ryan-states-grant-poor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232700-82/ryan-states-grant-poor.html.csp">Dionne: Ryan wraps old ideas in new clothes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:45:58.82-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Paul Ryan is counting on this: Because he says he wants to preserve a safety net, speaks with concern about poor people and put out a 73-page report, many will elide over the details of the proposals he made last week in his major anti-poverty speech. The Wisconsin Republican congressman is certainly aware that one of the biggest political difficulties he and his conservative colleagues face is that many voters suspect them of having far more compassion for a wealthy person paying 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> 58232700@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:45:58 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 Bloomberg View: Ryan remembers his anti-poverty roots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224006-82/ryan-states-credit-grants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224006-82/ryan-states-credit-grants.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Ryan remembers his anti-poverty roots</a></h4>