PROJECT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROJECT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp">West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T13:57:55.742-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • For years, officials of the state’s second-largest city envisioned a multicultural center of shops and restaurants next to the Jordan River that would showcase the diversity of the community and serve as a destination spot. But the Jordan River Marketplace struggled to get off the ground and now the West Valley City Council has put the project on hold indefinitely. The council voted unanimously late last month to reject Ascent Construction’s proposal for the first phase of the...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57786621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:55 MDT Denser, transit-oriented development keys Utah’s future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57818023-82/utah-mike-winder-wasatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57818023-82/utah-mike-winder-wasatch.html.csp">Denser, transit-oriented development keys Utah’s future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike WInder and Scott Harbertson</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T17:52:02.223-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, the National Institute of Health and Smart Growth America published research by University of Utah professor Reid Ewing and others that showed that denser, connected urban areas are better than sprawling ones in a number of key metrics. People in more compact communities live longer, have a lower overall cost of living, have more transportation and entertainment options, and have a greater likelihood of upward social mobility. They walk more, are less obese, and have fewer automobile ...</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> 57818023@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:52:02 MDT Spring is in the air, so orange cones coming to highways http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57798216-90/begin-completed-construction-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57798216-90/begin-completed-construction-county.html.csp">Spring is in the air, so orange cones coming to highways</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="2014-04-10T11:21:19.673-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Besides spring flowers, a bumper crop of orange construction cones is about to blossom throughout Utah on its highways. “We’re planning about 175 projects this summer,” costing more than $800 million, Utah Department of Transportation spokeswoman Elizabeth Weight said Wednesday. “Our crews will be busy.” Projects range from adding express lanes to Interstate 15 in Davis County — expected to cause major disruptions — to repaving I-80 in Parleys Canyon, building another freeway-like interchange on...</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> 57798216@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:21:19 MDT Cottonwood Heights OKs land purchase, bond sale for new city hall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790843-78/cottonwood-heights-hall-municipal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790843-78/cottonwood-heights-hall-municipal.html.csp">Cottonwood Heights OKs land purchase, bond sale for new city hall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:29:49.301-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • The City Council here on Tuesday unanimously authorized the purchase of almost 5 acres and the issuance and sale of up to $14.5 million in sales tax revenue bonds to fund a new home for municipal government. The money will be used to buy 4.7 acres at the northwest corner of Bengal Boulevard (7600 South) and 2300 East and to construct a new municipal center there. The building will be the first city hall for Cottonwood Heights, which has operated out of rented offices since ...</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> 57790843@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:29:49 MDT Documents: Secret U.S. network in Cuba was political http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57792701-68/political-usaid-program-cuba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57792701-68/political-usaid-program-cuba.html.csp">Documents: Secret U.S. network in Cuba was political</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK GILLUM, DESMOND BUTLER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER ORSI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T21:17:46.914-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Draft messages produced for a Twitter-like network that the U.S. government secretly built in Cuba were overtly political and poked fun at the Castro brothers, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. The messages conflict with claims by the Obama administration that the program had no U.S.-generated political content and was never intended to stir unrest on the island. Disclosure of the messages, as described in internal documents, came as the head of the U.S. Agency for I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577927012014-04-08T21:17:46.914-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T21:17:46.914-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792701@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:17:46 MDT Salt Lake City leaders to vote to approve funds for unknown RDA purchase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57787123-90/lake-money-parcels-project.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57787123-90/lake-money-parcels-project.html.csp">Salt Lake City leaders to vote to approve funds for unknown RDA purchase</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="2014-04-08T14:42:09.169-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency is ready to show ’em the money — $537,072.22, to be exact. What the money will buy, however, remains to be seen. On the RDA’s agenda for Tuesday is an action item for the allocation of funds that could purchase property on Block 70. That’s where the Utah Performing Arts Center will go up between 100 South and 200 South from Main Street east to Regent Street. The Salt Lake City Council sits as the board of directors for the RDA. But which parcel or parcels...</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> 57787123@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:42:09 MDT Taxpayer-backed Utah satellite project reboots with new backer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57770916-78/ustar-project-state-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57770916-78/ustar-project-state-weather.html.csp">Taxpayer-backed Utah satellite project reboots with new backer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T01:01:02.55-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four years ago, a Las Vegas-based company promised to bring hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts to the Logan area to build advanced weather-sensing satellite instruments at Utah State University. The state put nearly $3 million of taxpayer money into the project. USU dissolved its contract with GeoMetWatch after the company failed to secure $150 million to send the instrument into space. Now, a new Ogden-based firm has less than 90 days to pull together the cash to put the instrument ...</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> 57770916@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT U.S. secretly built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769075-68/zunzuneo-cuban-project-usaid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769075-68/zunzuneo-cuban-project-usaid.html.csp">U.S. secretly built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DESMOND BUTLER, JACK GILLUM and ALBERTO ARCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:42:24.978-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a “Cuban Twitter” — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned. The Obama administration project, which lasted more than two years and drew tens of thousands of subscribers, sought to evade Cuba’s stranglehold on the Internet with a primitive social media platform. First, the network would build ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577690752014-04-03T16:42:24.978-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:42:24.978-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769075@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:42:24 MDT Letter: Utah leaders should be blazing trail to solar-power society http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57752951-82/solar-percent-energy-future.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57752951-82/solar-percent-energy-future.html.csp">Letter: Utah leaders should be blazing trail to solar-power society</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T16:37:21.467-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tom Wharton gives us a glimpse into the future with his article “Rocky Mountain Power to build first solar farm in Utah” (Tribune, March 26). Through their Solutions Project, Stanford University Professor Mark Jacobson and colleagues give us a better idea of what that future might be like. The interactive map on the Solution Project website allows the user to click on any state and see how that state can be powered with clean energy. Jacobson’s map shows Utah meeting 100 percent of our electrici...</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> 57752951@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:37:21 MDT Step into Trey McIntyre’s world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57733978-223/mcintyre-dance-company-trey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57733978-223/mcintyre-dance-company-trey.html.csp">Step into Trey McIntyre’s world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Iwasaki</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T01:01:04.668-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the Trey McIntyre Project performs at the Eccles Center in Park City on Saturday, audiences can expect some theatrical, but technically challenging, contemporary dance. The company will present two works: “The Vinegar Works: Four Dances of Moral Instruction” and “Mercury Half-Life,” both created by artistic director Trey McIntyre. “These two pieces … show the progression of what I have been able to do as a choreographer,” McIntyre told The Park Record during a telephone interview from his ...</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> 57733978@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Sean P. Means: Jazz player Jeremy Evans’ day off, making art with Utah kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57735017-223/evans-art-kids-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57735017-223/evans-art-kids-jazz.html.csp">Sean P. Means: Jazz player Jeremy Evans’ day off, making art with Utah kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T17:34:47.281-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jeremy Evans sits as deep as he can in his chair and hunches over so he can talk to the children on each side of him. Still, since Evans is 6-foot-9, his head pops up over all the kids at the table. No matter. He and the kids are having a great time. This particular Tuesday afternoon is a day off for the 26-year-old Evans, a break from his regular job as a Utah Jazz power forward. On this day, Evans is enjoying his other love: art. “I’ve been drawing since I was younger than these kids,” Evans ...</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> 57735017@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:34:47 MDT Millard County salt dome to begin storing liquid fuels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57734187-78/gas-salt-caverns-magnum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57734187-78/gas-salt-caverns-magnum.html.csp">Millard County salt dome to begin storing liquid fuels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T22:50:25.912-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caverns hollowed out in a Millard County salt dome will begin storing propane and butane next month, potentially opening new market opportunities for Utah’s natural gas industry, which has been hobbled by low commodity prices. State regulators on Wednesday approved liquid-fuel storage operations at the Magnum Gas Storage Project. The project has been in the works for nearly six years while Magnum has used solution mining to carve out 2-million-barrel caverns in a two-mile-wide salt deposit, comp...</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> 57734187@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:50:25 MDT Big project may bring I-15 gridlock to Davis County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57738910-90/500-com-freeway-lanes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57738910-90/500-com-freeway-lanes.html.csp">Big project may bring I-15 gridlock to Davis County</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="2014-03-27T21:16:24.144-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A huge project to add express lanes to Interstate 15 through south Davis County and rebuild key interchanges there is about to begin, and officials warn it could bring gridlock unless 20 percent of daily commuters find other alternatives. “We need to have a 20 percent reduction of traffic to avoid standstills,” said Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders. “Legacy Parkway is an outstanding alternative to I-15, and we encourage people from the north to use it,” he said. Also, “W...</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> 57738910@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:16:24 MDT Deal struck to restore Provo River delta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57683616-90/lake-utah-river-delta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57683616-90/lake-utah-river-delta.html.csp">Deal struck to restore Provo River delta</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T17:37:54.418-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Moreno Robins arrived at his 37-acre farm Tuesday morning and discovered one of his 20 cows had just dropped a newborn calf, which was still dripping with amniotic fluid and looking for its mother’s teat. Without that nourishment, the young animal would not survive long. The scene reminded the retired pediatrician of what the Robins family stood to lose under one option for an ambitious federal plan to restore a slice of nature where the Provo River and Utah Lake meet. He has spent the...</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> 57683616@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:37:54 MDT A heads-on look at Sony’s virtual reality goggles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57708546-79/project-morpheus-virtual-headset.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57708546-79/project-morpheus-virtual-headset.html.csp">A heads-on look at Sony’s virtual reality goggles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DERRIK J. LANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T13:51:07.566-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 01:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The promise of virtual reality in the living room is coming closer to, well, reality. Sony unveiled a prototype headset this week capable of surrounding a wearer’s vision with interactive virtual worlds. The system, codenamed Project Morpheus, utilizes a 1080p head-mounted display with head-tracking capabilities and works in concert with the PlayStation 4 console to display imagery on the headset’s screen, providing a 90-degree field of view. During a private demonstration of Pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577085462014-03-20T13:51:07.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T13:51:07.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57708546@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:51:07 MDT A bum deal for S. Davis firefighters, and that’s a good thing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702200-78/firefighters-charmin-bassett-toilet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702200-78/firefighters-charmin-bassett-toilet.html.csp">A bum deal for S. Davis firefighters, and that’s a good thing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T22:07:01.485-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When it comes to donations, a year’s supply of “squeezably soft” toilet tissue is quite an asset, says South Davis Metro Fire Chief Jeff Bassett. As part of Proctor & Gamble’s Charmin Relief Project, the Bountiful-based firefighters soon will find tending to the call of nature a softer, more pleasant experience. In all, 960 rolls — estimated to be a year’s supply for 20 firefighters — have been gifted to SDMF. Bassett said Wednesday that having Charmin on the restroom rolls should be quite a ch...</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> 57702200@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:07:01 MDT Viaduct closure focus of open house http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57702376-90/1300-bridge-closed-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57702376-90/1300-bridge-closed-lake.html.csp">Viaduct closure focus of open house</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T22:29:36.321-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 1300 South bridge, located between 500 and 700 West, will be closed for about one year beginning this summer as part of the overhaul of the east-west thoroughfare. Salt Lake City, in partnership with the Utah Department of Transportation, will host a public open house on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S. 900 West, to discuss and answer questions about the 1300 South project. The open house will cover how the closure will impact 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> 57702376@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:29:36 MDT Despite opposition, many landowners await pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699062-68/pipeline-nebraska-landowners-route.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57699062-68/pipeline-nebraska-landowners-route.html.csp">Despite opposition, many landowners await pipeline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRANT SCHULTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T21:53:38.706-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincoln, Neb. • If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska. The 69-year-old retired farmer wishes the pipeline had missed his property, simply to avoid the difficulty of growing corn and soybeans around the construction work. But what leaves Weber exasperated are the repeated project delays. “It’s ridiculous that we haven’t yet built this thing,” he said...</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> 57699062@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:53:38 MDT Poll shows lukewarm support for Utah prison move http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57695276-224/project-prison-percent-support.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57695276-224/project-prison-percent-support.html.csp">Poll shows lukewarm support for Utah prison move</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T09:39:13.711-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A statewide poll released as lawmakers gave a green light to moving the Utah State Prison shows public support for the project is lukewarm. Just 46 percent of those who participated in the email survey support the relocation project, while 33 percent oppose it and 21 percent are undecided. The poll was conducted by Dan Jones & Associates and the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. In a news release, Dan Jones said more Utahns support the move than oppose it but state leaders 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> 57695276@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:39:13 MDT Program aims to stop suicide, homelessness in LGBT Mormon youth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57682784-80/lgbt-ryan-youth-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57682784-80/lgbt-ryan-youth-family.html.csp">Program aims to stop suicide, homelessness in LGBT Mormon youth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T17:59:48.175-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For more than 25 years, Caitlin Ryan has studied the impact of a family’s response to the news that their child is gay. Ryan, a researcher at San Francisco State University, says the evidence could not be more clear: If a parent greets the announcement from their lesbian, bisexual, gay or transgender (LGBT) offspring with anger, rejection, dismissal or harsh judgment, the son or daughter is more likely to become homeless or suicidal, while a positive message of love can protect the life, health...</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> 57682784@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:59:48 MDT