READING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/READING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. service firms grew at healthy clip in September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58484576-79/service-september-august-firms.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58484576-79/service-september-august-firms.html.csp">U.S. service firms grew at healthy clip in September</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T09:57:01.796-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. service firms expanded at a healthy pace in September although it was slightly below the record pace set in August. The Institute for Supply Management reported Friday that its service index dipped to 58.6 last month, down from a reading of 59.6 in August which had been the strongest level recorded since the measure was introduced in January 2008. Hiring at service firms, where most Americans work, rose for a seventh straight month. The service sector index covers about 80 perc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584845762014-10-03T09:57:01.796-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-03T09:57:01.796-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58484576@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:57:01 MDT Utah Grizzlies sign forward Syner for coming season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58473083-87/grizzlies-syner-season-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58473083-87/grizzlies-syner-season-utah.html.csp">Utah Grizzlies sign forward Syner for coming season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:10:13.153-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed forward T.J. Syner for the 2014-15 season, the club announced Tuesday morning. Syner split the last two seasons between the ECHL’s Reading Royals and the AHL’s Hershey Bears. He scored 28 goals and had 35 assists in 72 games with Reading. He finished with three goals and five assists in 48 games with the Bears. Syner joins his cousin, Barry Almeida, on this year’s Grizzlies team. “T.J. is a very dynamic player,” said Utah coach and general manage...</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> 58473083@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:10:13 MDT Utah Book Festival promotes reading with downtown Salt Lake City flair http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429240-223/book-utah-salt-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429240-223/book-utah-salt-lake.html.csp">Utah Book Festival promotes reading with downtown Salt Lake City flair</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T08:45:16.467-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two Rivers High School senior Alyssa Johnson considers herself a picky reader who’s easily bored, but she labels “Mockingbird,” the young-adult novel she’s reading in English class, a “really brilliant book.” Johnson, 17, of Ogden, loves how the novel tells the story from the point-of-view of fifth-grader Caitlin, a gifted artist who has Asperger’s syndrome. “She really wanted people to know what it’s like,” Johnson says of the writer. “I think it goes into details of things that a lot of wri...</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> 58429240@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:45:16 MDT Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445857-79/media-russia-bill-foreign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445857-79/media-russia-bill-foreign.html.csp">Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T09:12:01.544-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent. The State Duma voted 434-1 to pass the first reading of the law. The bill can be amended in the second reading, and either adopted or withdrawn in the third. The bill has been seen as the Kremlin’s latest attempt to stifle media freedom. Many of Russia’s leading media outlets including the Vedomosti daily and the Russian Forbes magazine have foreign ownership. The prop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584458572014-09-23T09:12:01.544-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T09:12:01.544-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58445857@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:12:01 MDT Former special ed student now leads Utah school district http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp">Former special ed student now leads Utah school district</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="2014-09-02T14:38:57.402-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis...</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> 58339659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:38:57 MDT