PUBLIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PUBLIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Rampell: Stop denying progress made in U.S. schools http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435604-82/schools-education-public-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435604-82/schools-education-public-college.html.csp">Rampell: Stop denying progress made in U.S. schools</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T08:03:08.467-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 08:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Have America’s public schools gotten worse over the years? Americans seem to think so. Every time I write about why attending college is so crucial for moving up the income ladder — or, these days, for landing any job at all — I’m inundated with emails blaming the country’s K-12 system. Today’s workers have to go to college, readers argue, because our increasingly broken public schools have ceded responsibility for educating them. Data from the annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll, 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58435604@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:03:08 MDT Rolly: Guns vs. breasts: Which wins in Utah? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424196-82/breastfeeding-public-women-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424196-82/breastfeeding-public-women-http.html.csp">Rolly: Guns vs. breasts: Which wins in Utah?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By paul rolly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:24:08.042-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One wonders what the reaction would have been had the teacher at Westbrook Elementary School, who inadvertently shot herself in the leg, accidentally exposed her breast instead. I bring up the question because of a recently released study on breastfeeding that shows women in the Mountain West believe in breastfeeding more than other regions in the U.S., but are most afraid to breastfeed in public. After the teacher shot herself in the leg, sustaining a superficial wound, the school’s principal 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> 58424196@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:24:08 MDT Feds charge five Utahns in Recapture Canyon protest ride http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403975-78/canyon-ride-blm-lyman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403975-78/canyon-ride-blm-lyman.html.csp">Feds charge five Utahns in Recapture Canyon protest ride</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="2014-09-18T12:44:01.998-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 12:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal authorities are accusing a San Juan County commissioner and a handful of protesters of conspiracy and illegally riding ATVs into southeast Utah’s Recapture Canyon in May. The Bureau of Land Management closed the canyon to motorized use in 2007 to keep wheels off its many archaeological sites. About 50 riders motored into the canyon following a May 10 rally in Blanding denouncing federal “overreach” and mismanagement of public lands. But only those suspected of organizing or promoting 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> 58403975@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:44:01 MDT After scandal, ’Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58428597-68/mortenson-institute-asia-central.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58428597-68/mortenson-institute-asia-central.html.csp">After scandal, ’Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT VOLZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:15:35.515-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bozeman, Mont. • Greg Mortenson doesn’t want to talk about his best-selling “Three Cups of Tea” book, but everybody else does — including his own charity. Three years ago, “60 Minutes” and author Jon Krakauer alleged that Mortenson fabricated much of the book and mismanaged the charity he co-founded, Central Asia Institute. The allegations pushed Mortenson to lock himself in his bedroom. He fought off depression and eventually underwent heart surgery. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584285972014-09-18T09:15:35.515-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T09:15:35.515-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428597@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:15:35 MDT Editorial: UTA must turn a corner to earn support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425022-82/uta-agency-burton-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425022-82/uta-agency-burton-public.html.csp">Editorial: UTA must turn a corner to earn support</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:39:03.235-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clearly, the Utah Transit Authority needs to turn a corner. The agency has a major haul ahead of it, catching up with the need for more services for a rapidly growing population. To do that, it will need not only more money from taxpayers but also more support from riders, cities, large employers and members of the Utah Legislature. Some news out of the transit agency over the past few days may help it on that score. Despite its rapid build-out of the popular TRAX light rail system and the not-...</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> 58425022@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:39:03 MDT Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp">Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:13:40.636-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert said he has been assured by the top levels of the Obama administration that the White House won’t designate a new national monument in southeastern Utah as long as a more comprehensive public-lands effort is making headway. Herbert met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during a trip to Washington last week and told her that Utah didn’t want any “surprises” with the designation of the Greater Canyonlands National Monument, a proposed 1.8 million-acre area that environmental ...</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> 58424668@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:13:40 MDT Ponnuru: Democrats shouldn’t rely on pot and gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58427681-82/abortion-democrats-marriage-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58427681-82/abortion-democrats-marriage-public.html.csp">Ponnuru: Democrats shouldn’t rely on pot and gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ramesh Ponnuru</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T05:53:20.03-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 05:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After George W. Bush won re-election in 2004, Democrats had a bit of a freak-out about social issues. Prominent strategists, and even their losing presidential candidate, John Kerry, blamed the defeat partly on the perception that they were too extreme on abortion. This year, Democrats have no such worries. They’re campaigning hard on social issues, saying it’s their opponents who are out of step with the public. And many Republicans are responding defensively: The most prominent Republican ad o...</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> 58427681@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:53:20 MDT UTA defends high pay, sweetheart deals while pledging reform http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425381-78/allegra-audit-committee-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425381-78/allegra-audit-committee-deal.html.csp">UTA defends high pay, sweetheart deals while pledging reform</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="2014-09-17T22:07:48.445-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Transit Authority officials told lawmakers Wednesday that the sweetheart deals and high pay criticized in a recent, scathing legislative audit actually benefitted taxpayers — but they also vowed to enact related reforms to build public trust. Members of the Legislature’s Transportation Interim Committee said they will be watching to ensure those changes come. “We need UTA to be an entity that people can trust and that people are in favor of, and right now that just isn’t the case,” said Re...</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> 58425381@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:07:48 MDT ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421894-90/zap-county-tax-lake.html.csp">ZAP tax earns plaudits at Salt Lake County hearing</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="2014-09-17T07:39:18.12-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Van Maren had only one question about Salt Lake County’s plan to hold a vote in November on extending the tax to support the zoo, arts and parks (ZAP) program. “Can we double it?” joked Van Maren, of Sandy — the only citizen who regularly attends Salt Lake County Council meetings — at a public hearing the council held Tuesday on the proposed 10-year extension of the ZAP tax. His unofficial motion was seconded by Juan Arce-Larreta, chairman of the Parley’s Rails, Trails and Tunnels Coaliti...</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> 58421894@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT Committee chooses superintendent finalists, names still secret http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417725-78/names-board-public-superintendent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417725-78/names-board-public-superintendent.html.csp">Committee chooses superintendent finalists, names still secret</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="2014-09-16T10:07:46.502-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A state school board committee chose four finalists for Utah’s top education spot Monday night — but they’re keeping their names a secret for a little longer. The board’s superintendent selection committee went into closed session twice Monday before taking a public vote on their top candidates for the job of state superintendent. But they assigned the candidates numbers and voted on those numbers rather than revealing their names. Committee members then voted to publicly release the names three...</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> 58417725@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:46 MDT Campaign finance reform and Arbinger’s self deception http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58060268-82/congress-delegation-party-policies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58060268-82/congress-delegation-party-policies.html.csp">Campaign finance reform and Arbinger’s self deception</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By Stephen Tryon</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T20:03:38.616-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Executive branch officials are limited by federal ethics regulations to a threshold of about $35 when accepting or exchanging gifts. As an army officer, I was always taught this was as much about preventing the perception on the part of the American people that officials were being bribed as it was about any lack of trust in federal officials. In my business career, we had a similar policy at Overstock.com regarding company employees accepting gifts from vendors. The problem with accepting large...</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> 58060268@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:03:38 MDT Public housing safety policy can hit whole family http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413084-68/housing-coleman-public-son.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413084-68/housing-coleman-public-son.html.csp">Public housing safety policy can hit whole family</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHELLE BLIDNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T14:58:01.913-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wanda Coleman sits in the New York City public housing apartment where she’s lived for 25 years, surrounded by empty rooms, bare walls and suitcases lined up by the front door. Any day now, she and her teen daughter will be evicted and have no other option than to go to a homeless shelter — partly because of her son’s criminal case. “Why should I be accountable for something that my son did that had nothing to do with my apartment?” asked 48-year-old Coleman, sighing into a surgeon’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> 58413084@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:58:01 MDT Letter: Public should stay out of Ray Rice’s problems http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406819-82/ray-janay-rice-chooses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406819-82/ray-janay-rice-chooses.html.csp">Letter: Public should stay out of Ray Rice’s problems</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:35.534-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Enough is enough. I lean toward agreeing with Janay Rice. The media is driving overexposure. What Janay chooses or chooses not to do with her husband is her decision. Let’s not cite battered wife syndrome or other issues. Simply, this is a matter between Ray and Janay. Between them and the law. Were this an everyday person, none of this would be “out.” Due to his national celebrity, it is. Ray has a responsibility to maintain a given profile. He failed to do so. This matter is now for the Ravens...</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> 58406819@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:35 MDT Dionne: The new politics of foreign policy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58402388-82/obama-foreign-policy-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58402388-82/obama-foreign-policy-iraq.html.csp">Dionne: The new politics of foreign policy</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="2014-09-11T11:28:54.602-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Over the last decade, Americans’ views on foreign policy have swung sharply from support for intervention to a profound mistrust of any military engagement overseas. Over the same period, political debates on foreign affairs have been bitter and polarized, defined by the question of whether the invasion of Iraq was a proper use of the nation’s power or a catastrophic mistake. This contest for public opinion has taken place in the shadow of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. For understa...</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> 58402388@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:28:54 MDT Western Editorials: Law and order ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398437-82/police-com-http-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398437-82/police-com-http-www.html.csp">Western Editorials: Law and order ...</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="2014-09-10T14:01:07.743-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 02:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Law and Order theme to some of the recent editorials in Western newspapers: — Police officers have to be multi-cultural — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “A good cop should be equally comfortable stepping into a church, a gay bar, a school, a strip club, a bank or a neighborhood where the folks speak any number of languages or come from any sort of ethnic or cultural roots. And once there, to enforce the law and keep the peace without fear or favor. “That’s one reason why it can be hard to be a go...</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> 58398437@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:01:07 MDT Judge prohibits release of Salt Lake City courthouse shooting video http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58391309-78/angilau-video-shooting-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58391309-78/angilau-video-shooting-court.html.csp">Judge prohibits release of Salt Lake City courthouse shooting video</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="2014-09-10T11:09:49.269-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A video exists showing the April 21 shooting at the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City that killed a defendant, but the court has no plans to release it. Both a federal court clerk and the FBI confirmed Monday the existence of a video showing a U.S. marshal shooting Siale Angilau during Angilau’s racketeering trial. The disclosures were the first that such video exists. D. Mark Jones, clerk for the U.S. District Court in Utah, said videos taken inside the courtrooms are not disclosed to th...</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> 58391309@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:09:49 MDT Letters: Bicyclists need to pay their own way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58394517-82/bicycle-pay-stop-laws.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58394517-82/bicycle-pay-stop-laws.html.csp">Letters: Bicyclists need to pay their own way</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T17:11:02.59-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was driving my car the other day when I encountered a bicycle race on a public road in Morgan, Utah. I had the right of way with no stop sign for me when at least 30 bicycles blew through their stop sign. I have to be licensed, vehicle registered and insured. If I was on a motorcycle, I would need a license for that also. Bicyclists are not subject to any of these requirements, including not obeying traffic laws. Golfers, sightseers in national parks and practically any other activity has 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> 58394517@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:11:02 MDT Editorial: Odd ruling could trigger reform of Utah school board selection process http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389360-82/candidates-committee-board-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389360-82/candidates-committee-board-http.html.csp">Editorial: Odd ruling could trigger reform of Utah school board selection process</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T13:55:18.821-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.” — Michael Kinsley It seems a huge judicial reach to hold, as U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups did last week, that it is an unconstitutional violation of free speech to dock points from candidates for public office when they say things other people don’t like. Weighing one’s words is, after all, integral to any candidate’s hope of success. That’s why they sometimes get caught saying contradictory things, or why they often seem to go on at gr...</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> 58389360@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:55:18 MDT Yappy Hour at Pioneer Park Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393616-78/hour-lake-park-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393616-78/hour-lake-park-salt.html.csp">Yappy Hour at Pioneer Park Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:47:59.184-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Yappy Hour” is an evening of live music, food and beverages Wednesday at Pioneer Park for residents who like relaxing with their canine pals. Salt Lake City’s Parks and Public Lands Division invites the public to bring their dogs and unwind at “Yappy Hour” from 5-8 p.m. at the park, located at 350 South 300 West. The city is hosting the festive evening with support from Millcreek FIDOS, Salt Lake County Animal Services, Best Friends Animal Society and Barley’s Canine Recreation Center. An off...</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> 58393616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:47:59 MDT Harvard’s health school to get record $350M gift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388597-79/health-harvard-public-gift.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388597-79/health-harvard-public-gift.html.csp">Harvard’s health school to get record $350M gift</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB SALSBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T12:33:30.758-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Harvard University announced Monday that its school of public health has received a record $350 million donation to support students and bolster research into major global health threats. The gift, the largest single donation in the history of the university, came from a philanthropic foundation established by the family of T.H. Chan, a Hong Kong real estate developer who died in 1986. Harvard President Drew Faust called the donation “transformative” and said it will help tackle the “mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583885972014-09-08T12:33:30.758-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T12:33:30.758-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388597@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:33:30 MDT