REGULAR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REGULAR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Obama uses food as populist prop while trying to connect with regular folks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207159-223/obama-president-regular-baskin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207159-223/obama-president-regular-baskin.html.csp">Obama uses food as populist prop while trying to connect with regular folks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Katie Zezima</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T11:17:18.411-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Has food — especially junk food — played as large a role in the messaging of any other presidential administration as it has in that of President Barack Obama? Obama, who has long complained about feeling hemmed in by the presidency, has made a habit lately of escaping the White House by walking down the street or skipping town and meeting with regular Americans who have written him letters or have some connection to an issue he plans to discuss. The common thread in almost all of 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58207159@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:17:18 MDT Letter: Equal time for ‘regular folks’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58183866-82/obama-president-folks-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58183866-82/obama-president-folks-iraq.html.csp">Letter: Equal time for ‘regular folks’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:58:41.831-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his latest frenzied attack on President Obama, Jon Voigt flatters himself in thinking he understands and can predict world events. He got it wrong. Our worst enemies for the moment are Al-Qaida, ISIS, Iran, and North Korea. Gov. Romney was not correct in stating that Russia is our greatest adversary, even with Putin’s aggression. Final troop withdrawals from Iraq were negotiated under George W Bush, not President Obama. To leave several thousand troops in Iraq without permission from the Iraq...</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> 58183866@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:58:41 MDT U.S. gas prices drop 4 cents to $3.67 a gallon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179790-79/gallon-average-price-3.67.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179790-79/gallon-average-price-3.67.csp">U.S. gas prices drop 4 cents to $3.67 a gallon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T07:21:57.478-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 07:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Camarillo, Calif. • A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that crude oil prices fell over news that Libyan output has risen and Iraq’s production was not substantially harmed by recent violence. The survey taken Friday shows the average price for a gallon of midgrade gas was $3.86 and the average price for a gallon of premium was $4.01. Diesel averaged $3.94 a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581797902014-07-14T07:21:57.478-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T07:21:57.478-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179790@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:21:57 MDT NBA expands games to Mexico, London http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58002431-77/games-nba-mexico-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58002431-77/games-nba-mexico-season.html.csp">NBA expands games to Mexico, London</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T23:13:59.021-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The NBA will play regular-season games in Mexico City and London as part of its extended global schedule for next season. The Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves will play at the Mexico City Arena on Nov. 12. The Milwaukee Bucks will face the New York Knicks at The O2 on Jan. 15. The two regular-season games will follow the NBA global preseason games in October that will feature five teams — Brooklyn, Cleveland, Miami, Sacramento and San Antonio — playing a series of games in B...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580024312014-05-29T23:13:59.021-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T23:13:59.021-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58002431@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 23:13:59 MDT