SOUTHERN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SOUTHERN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cepeda: The matter with class http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303911-82/family-class-southern-lookaway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303911-82/family-class-southern-lookaway.html.csp">Cepeda: The matter with class</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Esther Cepeda</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T01:01:09.175-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CHICAGO • “In every walk of life, there are senseless rules, payoffs and shakedowns, quirks, unjust rituals,” explains Jerene Johnston, the matriarch of the privileged Southern family so deliciously skewered in Wilton Barnhardt’s irresistible novel “Lookaway, Lookaway.” Explaining the familial responsibility of the traditional “debut,” Jerene tells her rebellious, ultra-liberal daughter Annie: “Society is just as silly, but the debut is a time-honored way that good families have come up wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303911@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:09 MDT College football: Olsen, Crowton could be the key at Southern utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58226318-77/crowton-lamb-olsen-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58226318-77/crowton-lamb-olsen-southern.html.csp">College football: Olsen, Crowton could be the key at Southern utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:29:02.101-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a different feel to Southern Utah football these days, beyond the fact three assistant coaches left last winter to work at rival Weber State and retired media information director Neil Gardner now spends more time in Hawaii than Cedar City. The Thunderbirds expect to win. Big. Southern Utah won eight games and reached the FCS playoffs for the first time in school history last November. This season, the Thunderbirds want more. It could happen, too. The pieces are in place for improvement...</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> 58226318@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:29:02 MDT Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227212-68/nuclear-factory-modules-plants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227212-68/nuclear-factory-modules-plants.html.csp">Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:41:02.152-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Waynesboro, Ga. • The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source. So far, it’s not working. Quality and cost problems have cropped up again, raising questions about whether nuclear power will ever be able to compete with other electricity sources. The first two reactors built after a 16-year lull, Southern Co.’s Vogtle plant in Georgia and SCANA Corp.’s VC...</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> 58227212@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:41:02 MDT Heavy rains, landslides hit China, at least 45 die http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194240-68/rains-china-heavy-landslides.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194240-68/rains-china-heavy-landslides.html.csp">Heavy rains, landslides hit China, at least 45 die</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:42:08.46-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Heavy rains and landslides over the past week have killed at least 45 people in southern China and left 21 others missing, the country’s Ministry of Civil Affairs and an official said Thursday. Southern China was also bracing for the arrival of Typhoon Rammasun around midday Friday, with wind gusts expected to surpass 140 kilometers per hour (90 mph). The typhoon left at least 40 dead in the Philippines, where it damaged homes and knocked out power Wednesday. Rain fell in Hong Kong, wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942402014-07-17T09:42:08.46-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:42:08.46-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194240@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:42:08 MDT Utah’s water year: Some improvement statewide over 2013, but south drier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146112-78/percent-utah-normal-river.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146112-78/percent-utah-normal-river.html.csp">Utah’s water year: Some improvement statewide over 2013, but south drier</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:01:47.724-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The latest Utah Climate and Water Report confirms what any denizen of southern Utah’s high desert and redrocks could tell you: It’s hotter than hell and drier than the heart of a haystack out there. Looking back over June, the July edition of Natural Resources Conservation Service study shows that the Southwestern Utah Basin in particular was parched. Nary a drop of rain fell there, capping the October-June “water year” total at just 56 percent of normal. No rain means that the soil moisture fo...</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> 58146112@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:01:47 MDT Book review: Debut novel by Lisa Howorth is a Southern mosaic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58074744-223/howorth-byrd-mary-book.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58074744-223/howorth-byrd-mary-book.html.csp">Book review: Debut novel by Lisa Howorth is a Southern mosaic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KENDAL WEAVER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T14:49:01.868-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 02:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are many good reasons to read and enjoy “Flying Shoes.” For one, it is the debut novel of Lisa Howorth, a much revered stalwart of the literary South. She is the founder, with her husband, Richard, of Square Books, a venerable independent bookstore that took a perch on the town square in Oxford, Miss., in 1979. After all these years of promoting and befriending a broad cast of authors both famous and fledgling, Howorth now offers a book of her own. There is a measure of celebration in her ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580747442014-06-25T14:49:01.868-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T14:49:01.868-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58074744@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:49:01 MDT