REPORT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REPORT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. firms add jobs at a healthy clip in September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477037-79/jobs-government-added-adp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58477037-79/jobs-government-added-adp.html.csp">U.S. firms add jobs at a healthy clip in September</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T10:24:02.221-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the sixth straight month of solid gains. Payroll processer ADP says private employers added 213,000 jobs last month, up slightly from 202,000 in August. Job gains above 200,000 are usually enough to lower the unemployment rate. The figures suggest the government’s jobs report on Friday could show a rebound in hiring. The government said employers added only 142,000 jobs in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584770372014-10-01T10:24:02.221-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T10:24:02.221-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58477037@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:24:02 MDT Exxon Mobil acknowledges risks of fracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474701-79/exxon-gas-oil-risks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474701-79/exxon-gas-oil-risks.html.csp">Exxon Mobil acknowledges risks of fracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T20:00:54.665-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Exxon Mobil issued a report Tuesday that acknowledges the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing but also defends the practice as being better for the environment than other types of energy production and generation. Under pressure from the corporate responsibility group As You Sow, as well as New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and other shareholders, Exxon agreed earlier this year to reveal more about how it manages the risks involved with the drilling technique, known as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584747012014-09-30T20:00:54.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T20:00:54.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474701@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:00:54 MDT Salt Lake District calls for questions about lunch scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58473784-78/questions-district-lunch-manager.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58473784-78/questions-district-lunch-manager.html.csp">Salt Lake District calls for questions about lunch scandal</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="2014-09-30T21:57:44.495-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City parents will have one last chance to ask questions about the dumping of student meals at Uintah Elementary School last January. But the answers will be provided by outside investigators and not by members of the Salt Lake City Board of Education. In an email sent to parents on Tuesday, the president and vice president of the school board said that questions should be submitted by Oct. 3 to the law firm Fabian & Clendenin. The questions will then be turned over in their entirety...</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> 58473784@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:57:44 MDT Utah seeks ways to end cycle of poverty as a family tradition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58468305-90/commission-education-intergenerational-poverty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58468305-90/commission-education-intergenerational-poverty.html.csp">Utah seeks ways to end cycle of poverty as a family tradition</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="2014-09-30T01:01:02.799-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What if taxpayers could save money on such things as welfare programs and incarceration costs by addressing the problems encountered by children born into poverty like their parents and their grandparents before them? Provided with nutrition, health care, a safe environment and education, children born into a tradition of poverty — and its attendant ills — can grow up to be productive members of society who pay taxes rather than receive welfare or go to prison, said state Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogd...</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> 58468305@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Federal report: IRS bungles hunt for unpaid taxes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470201-79/irs-report-investigators-required.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470201-79/irs-report-investigators-required.html.csp">Federal report: IRS bungles hunt for unpaid taxes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T17:51:02.141-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 05:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The IRS failed to take all required steps for collecting unpaid taxes from people it can’t locate in over half the cases that investigators studied, potentially costing the government a pile of lost revenue, according to a federal report released Monday. The study does not estimate exactly how much money the IRS might collect if its workers were conducting all the research they are supposed to perform to find the taxpayers. The investigators wrote that in 2012, the IRS declared $6.7...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584702012014-09-29T17:51:02.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T17:51:02.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470201@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:51:02 MDT Fed report: IRS bungles hunt for unpaid taxes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58469731-68/irs-report-required-cases.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58469731-68/irs-report-required-cases.html.csp">Fed report: IRS bungles hunt for unpaid taxes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T15:37:21.908-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 03:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The IRS failed to take all required steps for collecting unpaid taxes from people it can’t locate in over half the cases that investigators studied, potentially costing the government a pile of lost revenue, according to a federal report released Monday. The study does not estimate exactly how much money the IRS might collect if its workers were conducting all the research they are supposed to perform to find the taxpayers. The investigators wrote that in 2012, the IRS declared $6.7...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584697312014-09-29T15:37:21.908-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T15:37:21.908-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469731@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:37:21 MDT Utah school locked down, but report of man with gun unverified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58469568-78/report-hansen-gun-locked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58469568-78/report-hansen-gun-locked.html.csp">Utah school locked down, but report of man with gun unverified</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T08:51:40.503-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 08:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Taylorsville Elementary School was locked down briefly on Monday afternoon due to a report of a man with a gun — a report which remained unsubstantiated nearly an hour later. Granite School spokesman Ben Horsley said the brief lock down — which was lifted at 3 p.m. — was precautionary and based on an unverified report. Nevertheless, Unified Police Det. Ken Hansen said the officers would remain at the school until all students had left for the day. Hansen said that at about 2:30 p.m., someone ca...</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> 58469568@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:51:40 MDT Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468964-79/gambling-industry-report-casinos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468964-79/gambling-industry-report-casinos.html.csp">Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:06:40.523-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association. It’s the first time the group has added tribal casinos, casino-game makers and some online gambling into the mix for its annual study of the industry’s impact in the U.S. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report’s tax revenue figures before its release Tuesday. Of the $38 billion in total tax revenue, $...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584689642014-09-29T13:06:40.523-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T13:06:40.523-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468964@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:06:40 MDT Paul Rolly: Uintah school lunch probe gets fishier and fishier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58458016-200/district-canham-sltrib-clara.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58458016-200/district-canham-sltrib-clara.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Uintah school lunch probe gets fishier and fishier</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="2014-09-29T09:16:04.894-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Alice once said about Wonderland, the case of the Uintah School lunch manager and the trashing of children’s lunches in January is getting “curiouser and curiouser.” Amid suspicions by some parents that a recent report blaming then-Uintah nutrition manager Shirley Canham was a whitewash absolving Salt Lake City School District officials, one school board member has been pressing for answers. Now, he says, district brass are investigating him. Michael Clara, who represents the west side, says...</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> 58458016@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:16:04 MDT Editorial: The water that lies in Snake Valley should stay in Snake Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58451595-82/utah-valley-snake-gov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58451595-82/utah-valley-snake-gov.html.csp">Editorial: The water that lies in Snake Valley should stay in Snake Valley</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:12:38.372-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“This is a hell of a way to run a desert.” — Utah Gov. Scott Matheson, 1983 When Matheson uttered that exasperated witticism, he was referring to one of the few times in recorded history when Utah was suffering from the effects of too much water. Way too much. It was a rare season of torrential rains and floods that triggered landslides and turned State Street into a river. These days, and for the foreseeable future, Utah and the West are back to their normal hydrological status: a great b...</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> 58451595@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:12:38 MDT Uninsured admissions at hospitals drop 30% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452181-68/care-health-medicaid-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452181-68/care-health-medicaid-states.html.csp">Uninsured admissions at hospitals drop 30%</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T19:13:02.55-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 07:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The number of uninsured patients admitted to hospitals has dropped markedly this year, reducing charity care and bad debt cases, particularly in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage under the new federal health care law, a government report released Wednesday concluded. The report from the Department of Health and Human Services said hospitals in states that have taken advantage of new Medicaid eligibility levels have seen uninsured admissions fall by about 30 percent. The r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584521812014-09-24T19:13:02.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T19:13:02.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452181@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:13:02 MDT FBI finds mass shootings increasing dramatically http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452122-68/shootings-fbi-gunman-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452122-68/shootings-fbi-gunman-report.html.csp">FBI finds mass shootings increasing dramatically</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T17:45:01.62-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 05:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at a business or a school, according to an FBI report released Wednesday. The study reviewed 160 mass shootings between 2000 and 2013 to identify common themes and to help local law enforcement prepare for or respond to similar killings in the future. “These incidents, the large majority of them, are over in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584521222014-09-24T17:45:01.62-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T17:45:01.62-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:45:01 MDT Utah cafeteria manager who tossed school lunches doesn’t want job back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451845-78/canham-district-policy-lunches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451845-78/canham-district-policy-lunches.html.csp">Utah cafeteria manager who tossed school lunches doesn’t want job back</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="2014-09-25T09:31:01.899-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A school nutrition manager said she was upset and angry after reading a report blaming her for the fallout when 17 students’ school lunches were thrown away at Uintah Elementary School in January. “I read the report,” Shirley Canham told The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday. “I was not happy with it, obviously.” Salt Lake City School District released the report, conducted by outside investigators, two weeks ago after the school lunch incident gained national attention and prompted changes to 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> 58451845@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:31:01 MDT Report: Services for female veterans fall short http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450652-68/veterans-female-report-likely.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450652-68/veterans-female-report-likely.html.csp">Report: Services for female veterans fall short</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="2014-09-24T11:09:02.085-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who served in the military, even as their number is rising dramatically, according to a new report. The report, released Wednesday by the Disabled American Veterans, identified serious gender gaps in virtually every program serving veterans, including health care, job training, finance, housing, social issues and combatting sexual assault. The advocacy group’s report blamed most of the d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584506522014-09-24T11:09:02.085-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T11:09:02.085-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450652@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:09:02 MDT 15 track workers deaths prompt study by NTSB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450180-79/workers-deaths-railroad-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450180-79/workers-deaths-railroad-safety.html.csp">15 track workers deaths prompt study by NTSB</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM FITZGERALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T12:04:14.366-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Railroad regulators have adopted a report that says some federal workplace safety standards should be extended to workers on and near the tracks. The National Transportation Safety Board voted Wednesday to accept a study resulting from 15 deaths of railroad “roadway” employees in 2013. The number was up from eight in 2012 and five in 2011. Among the report’s findings is that differences between regulations of the Federal Railroad Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administrati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584501802014-09-24T12:04:14.366-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T12:04:14.366-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450180@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:04:14 MDT Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58447777-79/tobacco-farms-labor-working.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58447777-79/tobacco-farms-labor-working.html.csp">Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FREDERIC J. FROMMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T18:45:02.289-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects. The lawmakers, led by Reps. David Cicilline, D-R.I., and Matt Cartwright, D-Pa., made their plea in a letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez. A copy of the letter was obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday. In 2012, the Labor Department withdrew a proposed rule that would have banned children under 16 from several kinds of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584477772014-09-23T18:45:02.289-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T18:45:02.289-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447777@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:45:02 MDT China factory index ticks up, easing growth fears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446111-79/china-growth-month-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446111-79/china-growth-month-report.html.csp">China factory index ticks up, easing growth fears</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:20:02.668-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Growth in China’s sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy’s recovery. HSBC’s purchasing manager index edged up to 50.5 this month from 50.2 in August, based on a 100-point scale on which numbers below 50 indicate contraction. Analysts had expected the reading to fall for a second month, dragged down by the slumping property market. August’s PMI reading was a sharp fall from the 18...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584461112014-09-23T10:20:02.668-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:20:02.668-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446111@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:20:02 MDT 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="2014-09-23T16:04:36.353-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM 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-584426162014-09-23T16:04:36.353-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:36.353-06:00"> 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 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:36 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