REPORT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REPORT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Owner: ‘No misinformation’ by Ravens on Rice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58442616-77/rice-nfl-bisciotti-owner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58442616-77/rice-nfl-bisciotti-owner.html.csp">Owner: ‘No misinformation’ by Ravens on Rice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T14:34:11.214-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Owings Mills, Md. • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.) Bisciotti spoke Monday after ESPN reported last week that the owner, president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome pushed Commissioner Roger Goodell for leniency for their star running back. “Their accusations didn’t jibe with w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584426162014-09-22T14:34:11.214-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T14:34:11.214-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442616@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:34:11 MDT Engineers call for national approach to fighting floods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441531-68/flood-engineers-group-flooding.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441531-68/flood-engineers-group-flooding.html.csp">Engineers call for national approach to fighting floods</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:12:16.877-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia. The group is calling for Congress and the Obama Administration to develop a sustainable way to pay for infrastructure maintenance and updates to help manage floods. It also wants more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584415312014-09-22T09:12:16.877-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:12:16.877-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441531@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:12:16 MDT Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441417-79/company-profit-tesco-lewis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441417-79/company-profit-tesco-lewis.html.csp">Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:48:01.608-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Tesco, the world’s second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by $407 million. The scandal deepens the financial woes for the British company, which on Monday had to issue its third profit warning in two years as it struggles to compete with low-cost rivals. The announcements shocked investors, with shares falling 10 percent Monday. The investigation, prom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584414172014-09-22T08:48:01.608-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T08:48:01.608-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441417@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:48:01 MDT Study: Utah roads good, but administrative costs high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432936-90/administrative-condition-costs-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432936-90/administrative-condition-costs-highway.html.csp">Study: Utah roads good, but administrative costs high</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="2014-09-21T21:24:12.368-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new study says Utah’s highway conditions are among the nation’s best, but the state pays a whopping four times the national average for administration per mile. Utah ranked fifth-highest for administrative costs: $47,471 per mile in 2012, compared to a national average of $10,579. That is according to a study by the Reason Foundation, a California-based nonprofit group that promotes libertarian and free-market principles. “High administrative costs in some states could be siphoning away money ...</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> 58432936@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:24:12 MDT Letter: Raising rates may be only way to save water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433936-82/lake-pay-report-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433936-82/lake-pay-report-salt.html.csp">Letter: Raising rates may be only way to save water</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:01.875-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I ask the lawmakers and residents of Salt Lake City to recall the many times that they’ve seen malfunctioning residential and city sprinkler systems gushing water onto the concrete, or functioning ones operating unnecessarily on a rainy day. It is these recurring instances that prove we can conserve significantly more of our water resources by simply improving our water management practices. Conservation of our most precious resource should be an innate no-brainer but, unfortunately, increased...</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> 58433936@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:01 MDT Holladay approves Olympus Hills annexation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58431124-78/holladay-annexation-area-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58431124-78/holladay-annexation-area-council.html.csp">Holladay approves Olympus Hills annexation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:55:21.276-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay • Celebratory cheesecake and sparkling cider was passed out to attendees of Holladay’s City Council meeting on Thursday night after council members unanimously voted to approve the annexation of Olympus Hills. The action means that Holladay will absorb the mostly residential area with a small amount of commercial property. This annexation should be official Jan. 1, as long as some required paperwork is completed by the state and Salt Lake County. There was no public comment Thursday r...</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> 58431124@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT More than one in 10 Utah kids chronically missed school last year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430076-78/attendance-percent-utah-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430076-78/attendance-percent-utah-report.html.csp">More than one in 10 Utah kids chronically missed school last year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T22:06:44.949-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than one out of 10 Utah elementary school students was chronically absent from school last year. About 36,000 kids, or 12 percent of all students, routinely missed classes during the 2012-2013 school year, according to a report released Thursday by Voices for Utah Children. September is national and Utah Attendance Awareness Month and the report was the centerpiece of a forum held Thursday in Salt Lake City for educators, policy makers and school attendance advocates. “If kids aren’t 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> 58430076@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:06:44 MDT Report: Utahns should pay more for their water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424351-78/utah-state-report-property.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424351-78/utah-state-report-property.html.csp">Report: Utahns should pay more for their water</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T21:58:32.59-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah has to do more than build infrastructure to meet its future water needs, according to a new report. In the “Flowing Toward 2050: Utah’s Water Outlook” report released Wednesday at City Creek Park in Salt Lake City, Utah Foundation researchers concluded the state can’t simply build to satisfy a thirsty, growing population. The report found state population projections — another 2.5 million people in the next 35 years — will surpass the state’s currently developed water supply by the late 20...</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> 58424351@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:58:32 MDT Letter: Poor communications in lunch fiasco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424132-82/lunch-report-shirley-appears.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424132-82/lunch-report-shirley-appears.html.csp">Letter: Poor communications in lunch fiasco</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:22:02.094-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a retired employee from the Salt Lake City School District, my sympathies are with Ms. Shirley. No investigation report can paint a true picture of the stressful pressures Miss Shirley was under in complying with the administrative directive, refusing meals to children with deficit accounts. It appears her supervisor Ms. Bjornn was unaware of a change in meal procedures. The principal Chelsea Malouf states she implemented an explicit policy that no lunches would be taken from students. Direct...</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> 58424132@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:02 MDT Congress claims safety agency botched GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421924-68/nhtsa-agency-cars-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421924-68/nhtsa-agency-cars-safety.html.csp">Congress claims safety agency botched GM recall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY and TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T21:21:59.441-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Both houses of Congress scolded the nation’s highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of increasingly complex vehicles. David Friedman, acting chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, repeatedly defended his agency during a Senate hearing as lawmakers accused him of failing to take responsibility for missing multiple clues that could have saved ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584219242014-09-16T21:21:59.441-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T21:21:59.441-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:21:59 MDT House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421762-79/nhtsa-report-agency-didn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421762-79/nhtsa-report-agency-didn.html.csp">House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY and TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T17:41:02.057-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The agency responsible for safety on the nation’s roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks the expertise to oversee increasingly complex vehicles, congressional Republicans charged in a report Tuesday. The report by a House committee’s GOP majority raised serious questions about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ability to keep the public safe, and came as the Senate convened a hearing on the safety agency’s shortcomings. Safety reg...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584217622014-09-16T17:41:02.057-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T17:41:02.057-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421762@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:41:02 MDT Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp">Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report Tuesday critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s top auto safety agency, and its handling of General Motors’ delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. NHTSA was also the subject of a Senate subcommittee hearing later Tuesday. Here are the top five findings from the House report: — SEVEN-YEAR GAP: As early as 2007, NHTSA had information from multiple sources s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584217482014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:30:02 MDT Milbank: DC’s ‘gotcha game for greenbacks’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420317-82/washington-cameras-ticket-tickets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420317-82/washington-cameras-ticket-tickets.html.csp">Milbank: DC’s ‘gotcha game for greenbacks’</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="2014-09-16T11:00:45.177-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“You are guilty until you have proven yourself innocent. ... That has worked well for us.” — A “senior” District of Columbia official, explaining to an investigator how tickets are issued in the nation’s capital. WASHINGTON • There is a startling abuse of power in Washington — an appalling overreach by the government — and it has nothing to do with the feds. A report issued last week by D.C.’s inspector general confirmed what many who live and work in Washington have known for 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> 58420317@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:00:45 MDT Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420284-77/wojcik-charleston-players-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420284-77/wojcik-charleston-players-coach.html.csp">Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE IACOBELLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.358-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, S.C. • Fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik had been paid $400,000 to settle potential claims against the school. The school released financial terms of the settlement to The Associated Press on Tuesday after an open records request. Wojcik was fired last month amid allegations of verbal abuse. The school hired longtime Wichita State and Clemson assistant Earl Grant two weeks ago. The school will assume $150,000 of the settlement with the rest coming from the state’s Insurance...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202842014-09-17T16:15:53.358-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.358-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420284@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT Report: Concerns over Ohio prison unit housing escaped killer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406339-68/unit-committee-concerns-escaped.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58406339-68/unit-committee-concerns-escaped.html.csp">Report: Concerns over Ohio prison unit housing escaped killer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK GILLISPIE and JOHN SEEWER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T10:32:46.364-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lima, Ohio • An Ohio prisons oversight committee says security management and inmate discipline are concerns at the unit that housed a killer of three who escaped and was recaptured. The report by the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee says conditions have improved on the protective control unit that housed inmate T.J. Lane but the committee has ongoing concerns about it. In a report in May, the committee said it hoped the state prisons system would conduct a thorough review of the un...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584063392014-09-12T10:32:46.364-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T10:32:46.364-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406339@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:32:46 MDT Report blames Salt Lake City lunch manager for trashing meals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402790-78/report-lunch-parents-shirley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402790-78/report-lunch-parents-shirley.html.csp">Report blames Salt Lake City lunch manager for trashing meals</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="2014-09-11T20:54:44.207-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A school nutrition manager deserves most of the blame for dumping the meals of 17 Uintah Elementary students earlier this year, according to an independent report released by the Salt Lake City School District on Thursday. The students’ meal accounts were in arrears and they were given a snack of fruit and milk after their lunches were publicly taken away last winter. Outside investigators concluded the school nutrition manager failed to appropriately notify parents that their child’s lunch acc...</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> 58402790@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:54:44 MDT Report: CEO made wrong decision before crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395291-79/report-crash-appleton-micron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395291-79/report-crash-appleton-micron.html.csp">Report: CEO made wrong decision before crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEITH RIDLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:06:01.46-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • The likely causes of a 2012 airplane crash that killed the head of memory chip maker Micron are a decrease in engine power during takeoff and the man’s ill-fated decision to turn the experimental plane around rather than make an emergency landing, federal investigators say. In a new report, the National Transportation Safety Board says fire damage at the crash site next to a runway at the Boise airport made it impossible to know if the engine power reduction was mechanical or a decision ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952912014-09-09T19:06:01.46-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T19:06:01.46-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395291@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:06:01 MDT New Mexico medical flight got wrong fuel before crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58393265-68/fuel-report-airport-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58393265-68/fuel-report-airport-crash.html.csp">New Mexico medical flight got wrong fuel before crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:59:02.299-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Cruces, N.M. • Federal safety investigators say an air ambulance got the wrong fuel at a New Mexico airport before it took off and crashed, killing all four people aboard. A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report says the twin-engine aircraft was refueled with 40 gallons of jet fuel instead of aviation gasoline at the Las Cruces airport on Aug. 27. The plane was headed for Phoenix. All three crew members and one patient were killed. The NTSB preliminary report issued Monday ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583932652014-09-09T09:59:02.299-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:59:02.299-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393265@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:59:02 MDT Report: Security agency unprepared for pandemic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390310-68/security-roth-supplies-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390310-68/security-roth-supplies-agency.html.csp">Report: Security agency unprepared for pandemic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:44:02.147-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • For nearly a decade the Homeland Security Department has stockpiled supplies, from respirators and surgical masks to hand sanitizer and antiviral medications, in case of a pandemic. But the agency stocked up without knowing exactly what it needed and now most of the gear and medicine on hand will be unusable after next year, according to an audit by the agency’s inspector general released Monday. Inspector General John Roth found that Homeland Security has about 300,000 vials of an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583903102014-09-08T19:44:02.147-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T19:44:02.147-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390310@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:44:02 MDT New V.A. chief: Veterans agency too complicated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390670-68/veterans-mcdonald-care-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390670-68/veterans-mcdonald-care-report.html.csp">New V.A. chief: Veterans agency too complicated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW DALY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:44:02.268-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Veterans Affairs Department with its 14 different password-protected websites is too complicated for most veterans to navigate, new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday as he promised to make it easier for veterans to get disability benefits, health care, job training and other services. The VA must “put veterans at the center of everything we do,” he said. McDonald took over the agency in late July after former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid a polit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583906702014-09-08T19:44:02.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T19:44:02.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390670@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:44:02 MDT