RIVERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RIVERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Paying tribute to Joan Rivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58392634-66/broadway-late-rivers-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58392634-66/broadway-late-rivers-2014.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Paying tribute to Joan Rivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T07:21:44.809-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 07:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Some Broadway theaters will dim their lights tonight in tribute to Joan Rivers — after a Twitter fight prompted when the Broadway League, which usually decides such things, decided not to extend that honor to Rivers at every Broadway theater. [Entertainment Weekly] • Tony-winning British actor James Corden (“Begin Again,” two episodes of “Doctor Who”) will fill Craig Ferguson’s spot on CBS’s “The Late Late Show.” No, you haven’t heard of him. Yes, ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58392634@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:21:44 MDT Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58384986-223/rivers-york-funeral-fashion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58384986-223/rivers-york-funeral-fashion.html.csp">Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAREN MATTHEWS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T13:36:11.758-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” and bagpipers played “New York, New York” at Joan Rivers’ funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off that — like late comedian herself — brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media. At a funeral befitting a superstar, the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus sang Broadway hits including “Hey Big Spender” before six-time Tony Award-winner McDonald sang her tribute to Rivers, a champi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583849862014-09-08T13:36:11.758-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T13:36:11.758-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58384986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:36:11 MDT For Joan Rivers, victory from loss in late night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381626-68/rivers-carson-late-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381626-68/rivers-carson-late-says.html.csp">For Joan Rivers, victory from loss in late night</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Television Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:03:02.266-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Joan Rivers bombed in late night for the world to see, on an upstart network no one thought would last. In the process, she infuriated Johnny Carson, the titanic TV star who had long supported her and, 20 years before, made her an overnight star. Or, put another way: In October 1986, Rivers made TV history as the first (and still only) woman to host a late-night broadcast talk show. She was the first face of the Fox network, headlining its first program, “The Late Show Starring Joan R...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583816262014-09-06T13:03:02.266-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T13:03:02.266-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381626@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:03:02 MDT Medical examiner: Joan Rivers’ cause of death unknown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58378116-223/rivers-cause-death-york.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58378116-223/rivers-cause-death-york.html.csp">Medical examiner: Joan Rivers’ cause of death unknown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T10:38:02.202-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Further tests are needed to pinpoint comedian Joan Rivers’ cause of death, the New York City medical examiner says. Rivers, who was 81, died Thursday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She had been hospitalized since Aug. 28 when she went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure at a doctor’s office. The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances. Spokeswoman Julie Bolcer said Friday that the “cause and manner of death” will require further studies. Ri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583781162014-09-05T10:38:02.202-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T10:38:02.202-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378116@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:38:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Can we talk? Saying ‘bye to Joan Rivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58377847-66/com-http-joan-rivers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58377847-66/com-http-joan-rivers.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Can we talk? Saying ‘bye to Joan Rivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T07:23:21.864-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Comedians and other celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the caustically funny Joan Rivers, who died Thursday at the age of 81. Also, David Letterman and Conon O’Brien gave moving tributes on their talk shows. [Vulture, The Hollywood Reporter] • The makers of “Doctor Who” are removing a beheading scene from tomorrow night’s episode, “in light of recent events” — namely, the murders of two American journalists at the hand of the Islamic terrorist gr...</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> 58377847@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:23:21 MDT Joan Rivers dies at age 81 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58374453-223/rivers-joan-comedy-2013.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58374453-223/rivers-joan-comedy-2013.html.csp">Joan Rivers dies at age 81</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T19:08:18.227-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 07:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized last week after she went into cardiac arrest at a Manhattan doctor’s office following a routine procedure. Daughter Melissa Rivers said she died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, surrounded by family and close friends. “My mother’s greatest joy in life ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583744532014-09-04T19:08:18.227-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T19:08:18.227-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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They were golden, Rivers’ potshots, put-downs and zingers (often aimed at herself) that mocked a world of vanities, foolishness and, yes, fear. “The trouble with me is, I make jokes too often,” she told The Associated Press in 2013. “That’s how I get through life. Life is SO difficult — everybody’s been through something! But you laugh at it, it becomes smaller.” So she made fears evapo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583747172014-09-04T19:08:18.287-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T19:08:18.287-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:08:18 MDT When The Cricket told off Joan Rivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58374608-66/rivers-joan-film-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58374608-66/rivers-joan-film-lake.html.csp">When The Cricket told off Joan Rivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T09:31:20.153-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 09:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hearing the news that Joan Rivers, the legendary comedienne and showbiz survivor, has died at the age of 81, I thought back to the time when I swore at her. It was in 2010, at the Sundance Film Festival, when Rivers was in Park City along with the documentary about her career, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.” It’s a great film, and a testament to Rivers’ talent and tenacity. At the Q-and-A session after the second screening, someone asked Rivers if humor is hereditary. She said yes, adding that h...</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> 58374608@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:31:20 MDT N.Y. health investigators eye Joan Rivers’ case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58374201-223/rivers-joan-health-network.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58374201-223/rivers-joan-health-network.html.csp">N.Y. health investigators eye Joan Rivers’ case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T13:31:50.618-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances surrounding Joan Rivers’ cardiac arrest during an outpatient procedure. Spokesman James O’Hare said Thursday the department is looking into “the whole matter,” declining to discuss specifics. The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator was hospitalized last week after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office. Her family said Wednesday that Rivers has been moved from intensive care at Mount Sinai Hospita...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583742012014-09-04T13:31:50.618-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T13:31:50.618-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374201@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:31:50 MDT Family: Joan Rivers on life support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364809-223/joan-rivers-support-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364809-223/joan-rivers-support-family.html.csp">Family: Joan Rivers on life support</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T13:01:55.394-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Joan Rivers’ family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor’s office. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Tuesday that her mother is on life support “at this time.” Melissa said the family is extremely grateful for the public support. Joan Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan last Thursday. The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator has maintained a busy career as h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583648092014-09-02T13:01:55.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T13:01:55.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364809@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:01:55 MDT Joan Rivers still in hospital; stars tweet support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58358567-223/joan-rivers-hospital-stars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58358567-223/joan-rivers-hospital-stars.html.csp">Joan Rivers still in hospital; stars tweet support</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T17:17:11.441-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office in New York City. The Mount Sinai Hospital said Sunday that it had no updates to release on the 81-year-old comedian’s health. Daughter Melissa Rivers said Friday that she was in serious condition. A spokeswoman for Joan Rivers didn’t immediately respond to messages Sunday. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital on Thursday, a day after she spoke at an employee event at Time Inc. in New Yor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583585672014-08-31T17:17:11.441-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T17:17:11.441-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358567@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:17:11 MDT Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347702-223/rivers-joan-hospital-york.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347702-223/rivers-joan-hospital-york.html.csp">Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE PEARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T15:44:18.259-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. The 81-year-old comedian’s condition wasn’t immediately known. “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to. Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support,” said Sid Dinsay, a spokesman for Mount Sinai Hospital. “We will provid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583477022014-08-28T15:44:18.259-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T15:44:18.259-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347702@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:44:18 MDT NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345681-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">NBA notes: L.A. Clippers sign Doc Rivers to 5-year extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583456812014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.231-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345681@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343172-77/rivers-clippers-doc-team.html.csp">Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the team’s new owner last week, he has locked in Rivers through the 2019 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his top priorities to ensure that Rivers remains as the long-term leader of the team. Rivers was a stabilizing force for the franchise during the upheaval created by former owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks that led to his ouster af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431722014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343172@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314577-79/mine-dam-spill-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314577-79/mine-dam-spill-mexico.html.csp">Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico’s top environmental official said Tuesday a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream. Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said the mine falsely claimed the spill earlier this month was caused by unusually heavy rain. Officials say a construction defect at a holding pond allowed mining waste to flow out. “At the start, they told us it was excessive rain” that caused the contain...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145772014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314577@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:04:01 MDT