RESIDENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESIDENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247946-68/militias-benghazi-libya-tripoli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247946-68/militias-benghazi-libya-tripoli.html.csp">Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By OMAR ALMOSMARI </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MAGGIE MICHAEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T20:07:02.775-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 08:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Benghazi, Libya • Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya’s second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning army barracks and seizing heavy weapons. The sweep in the eastern city is part of a new backlash by hard-liners against their rivals ahead of the sitting of a new parliament. In the capital Tripoli, escalating battles Thursday between militias prompted mult...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582479462014-07-31T20:07:02.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T20:07:02.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247946@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:07:02 MDT UTA offers transit service in Morgan; residents say, we don’t need it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243645-78/uta-service-county-morgan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243645-78/uta-service-county-morgan.html.csp">UTA offers transit service in Morgan; residents say, we don’t need it</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="2014-07-31T13:15:44.417-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Morgan • Officials in tiny Morgan County, population 10,000, are proposing to join the Utah Transit Authority district — but a long line of residents attacked the move Wednesday at a standing-room-only public hearing with the UTA Board. “I don’t think we need it,” said resident Steve Rich to applause, adding that most residents handle their own transportation needs and help needy neighbors with trips. Resident Sue Craven worried the service could bring “tramps and vagrants” to the town. Others ...</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> 58243645@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:15:44 MDT No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp">No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOLLY RAMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concord, N.H. • New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently told retailers they should accept Washington, D.C., driver’s licenses when determining a buyer’s age, even though state law does not explicitly include them and instead refers to licenses from “another state” or Canada. The issue came up this month when a Concord store...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582305052014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230505@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:39:23 MDT Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58205836-78/fire-monday-county-homes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58205836-78/fire-monday-county-homes.html.csp">Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T22:33:59.406-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wildfires threatened homes in Tooele and travel in Morgan County on Monday. East of Tooele City, the Anaconda fire had burned more than 50 acres and was approaching homes on Churchwood Lane and a nearby gun range, fire officials said. Crews were trying to protect houses, and residents of 10 homes had been evacuated to a nearby church. Evacuations were lifted late Monday night, but residents were asked to stay alert overnight. This is the second time in two weeks a wildfire has forced evacutions...</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> 58205836@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:33:59 MDT Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207850-78/wildfire-evacuations-forced-tooele.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207850-78/wildfire-evacuations-forced-tooele.html.csp">Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:59:26.256-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wildfire forced evacuations and was threatening a gun range east of Tooele City. The Anaconda fire had burned more than 50 acres as of 4:30 p.m. Monday, and was being spread by shifting winds, fire officials reported. Residents on Churchwood Lane were evacuated to an LDS church at 751 North 520 East. This is the second time in two weeks a wildfire has forced evacuations in Tooele County. Some residents of Stockton were forced out of their homes Wednesday when a wildfire damaged three homes and...</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> 58207850@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:59:26 MDT Polygamous trust prepares for evictions in Hildale, Colorado City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191903-78/wisan-trust-plan-lindberg.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191903-78/wisan-trust-plan-lindberg.html.csp">Polygamous trust prepares for evictions in Hildale, Colorado City</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="2014-07-20T10:54:31.076-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Within the next few weeks, eviction notices could be fastened to doors in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. Third District Judge Denise Lindberg gave verbal approval Friday to a plan to evict residents of the two towns who have not paid a housing fee to a polygamous trust. “If people step up and start meeting their obligations, we work with them,” Lindberg said during a hearing Friday in Salt Lake City. “If not, then we proceed. We proceed with the evictions.” The trust, called the Unit...</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> 58191903@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:54:31 MDT Wildfire contained; water contaminated in Stockton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191448-78/fire-tank-tooele-stockton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191448-78/fire-tank-tooele-stockton.html.csp">Wildfire contained; water contaminated in Stockton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty and Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T22:35:02.67-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockton • An arson suspect was in police custody Wednesday night, accused of starting a brush fire that damaged multiple homes and contaminated Stockton’s water supply when it destroyed the town’s water tank. The fire, burning east of the Tooele County town’s main road since about 2 p.m. Wednesday, was mostly contained as of 6:30 p.m., said Ryan Willden, spokesman for the North Tooele County Fire District. “We’re in mop-up at this point,” Willden said. “There are some hot spots and flareups 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> 58191448@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:35:02 MDT Stove fire destroys West Valley City home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174637-78/fire-stove-caused-damage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174637-78/fire-stove-caused-damage.html.csp">Stove fire destroys West Valley City home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T16:07:00.4-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fire apparently caused by a stove malfunction caused heavy damage to a West Valley City home on Friday, displacing the family of six who lived there. At 12:20 p.m. Friday, fire fighters responded to 4715 W. 3145 South to find the split-entry style home was well-involved in flames. Crews quickly extinguished the blaze, but it caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the roof and upstairs portion of the home, said Battalion Chief Bob Fitzgerald. He said an electric stove in the kitchen area was...</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> 58174637@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:07:00 MDT UTA’s Hive Pass is still alive, Salt Lake officials say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157304-90/hive-lake-marketing-mass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157304-90/hive-lake-marketing-mass.html.csp">UTA’s Hive Pass is still alive, Salt Lake officials say</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="2014-07-07T22:35:10.967-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sales of the so-called Hive mass transit passes are short of what Salt Lake City and the Utah Transit Authority had hoped. So, what went wrong? About 2,000 of 6,000 steeply discounted passes have been purchased. But, as a spokesman for Mayor Ralph Becker pointed out, the program is only four months old — that’s equivalent to 500 passes sold per month. Hopes were high on a brisk day last October when municipal and transit officials gathered near a TRAX line for a big announcement — Salt Lake Cit...</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> 58157304@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:35:10 MDT UTA's Hive Pass sales are far below expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58143091-90/uta-pass-program-passes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58143091-90/uta-pass-program-passes.html.csp">UTA's Hive Pass sales are far below expectations</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="2014-07-07T16:58:56.006-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officials hoped Salt Lake City residents would help reduce air pollution and traffic by flocking to buy new experimental, annual transit passes offered just to them at a steep discount. But sales of that $360 Hive Pass are underwhelming — about a third of what was expected. Just 2,008 sold as of Monday, instead of the hoped-for 6,000 or more. “We have experimented with the first-ever residential pass program in the United States. And I would say that it may not survive,” Utah Transit Authority c...</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> 58143091@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:58:56 MDT California city is latest immigration flashpoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149880-68/border-murrieta-immigration-immigrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149880-68/border-murrieta-immigration-immigrants.html.csp">California city is latest immigration flashpoint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT HAMILTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T20:03:11.708-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murrieta, Calif. • Demonstrators on both sides of the immigration debate gathered Friday outside a U.S. Border Patrol station in Southern California where the agency was foiled earlier this week in an attempt to bus in and process some of the immigrants who have flooded the Texas border with Mexico. The crowd numbered about 120 early in the day — about a third opposing illegal immigration and two-thirds supporting immigrants. Shouting matches erupted but there was no violence. About 15 officers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581498802014-07-04T20:03:11.708-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T20:03:11.708-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149880@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:03:11 MDT A quarter of Americans live in ‘poverty areas’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144195-68/poverty-areas-percent-living.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144195-68/poverty-areas-percent-living.html.csp">A quarter of Americans live in ‘poverty areas’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Niraj Chokshi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T19:49:48.008-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 07:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fourth of all Americans live in what the Census Bureau calls “poverty areas,” which are neighborhoods where at least one in five have incomes below the poverty level, according to a new report. The share of people living in these poverty areas fell during the 1990s but grew substantially during the first decade of the 2000s. As of 2010, it is up to 25.7 percent from 18.1 percent in 2000. (In 1990, it was 20 percent.) And while not all people living in such areas are poor, they find themselves ...</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> 58144195@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:49:48 MDT 80% of Utah’s Piute County residents live in “poverty areas” http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58134476-90/areas-census-county-living.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58134476-90/areas-census-county-living.html.csp">80% of Utah’s Piute County residents live in “poverty areas”</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="2014-07-01T10:42:21.045-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new map of “concentrated poverty” areas in America has one unfortunate, intensely colored spot in Utah: tiny, rural Piute County. It shows that more than 80 percent of Piute residents live in what the census calls “poverty areas,” where the poverty rate is 20 percent or higher, for data collected between 2008 and 2012. In 2000, fewer than 10 percent of Piute County residents lived in such poverty areas. Piute County Commissioner Rick Blackwell isn’t surprised that a new census report released...</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> 58134476@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:42:21 MDT Washington Post: Hands off Hong Kong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58133380-82/hong-kong-china-hands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58133380-82/hong-kong-china-hands.html.csp">Washington Post: Hands off Hong Kong</a></h4>