SPECIAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SPECIAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp">Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:59:12.415-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Horses, the Ute Tribe believes, were created by Mother Earth and are sacred. That’s why Lara Arrowchis-Ivie was thrilled to help The Natural History Museum of Utah bring to life a Ute-specific piece of a new special exhibition called The Horse. The traveling exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, along with an additional exhibit examining the Ute-horse connection, opened to the public Monday and runs through Jan. 4. “The Horse is the largest, most artifact-...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58200223@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:59:12 MDT Utah mom’s plea: Let 12-year-old daughter into first grade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173951-78/alexis-grade-watson-special.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173951-78/alexis-grade-watson-special.html.csp">Utah mom’s plea: Let 12-year-old daughter into first grade</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="2014-07-15T09:49:57.411-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City mother Angie Watson is hoping for what once seemed impossible: She wants to see her 12-year-old daughter, Alexis, born with a rare genetic disorder, begin regular first grade this fall. Alexis Watson was born weighing 1½ pounds, and doctors said if she lived, she’d likely do little more in life than stare at the ceiling, her mother said. Instead, Alexis has surpassed everyone’s expectations, although her physical and cognitive growth are still dramatically delayed — she is the siz...</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> 58173951@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:49:57 MDT Merkel sees U.S. ‘special responsibility’ in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58083593-68/merkel-iraq-responsibility-special.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58083593-68/merkel-iraq-responsibility-special.html.csp">Merkel sees U.S. ‘special responsibility’ in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T08:15:01.483-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 08:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the United States has a “special responsibility” toward Iraq as the country battles an Islamic militant insurgency. Merkel’s predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, vehemently opposed the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and officials are making clear that Germany has no intention of sending troops there in the current crisis. The parliamentary caucus leader of Merkel’s party, Volker Kauder, was quoted Wednesday as telling the daily Hannoversche Allgemeine ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580835932014-06-18T08:15:01.483-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T08:15:01.483-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58083593@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:15:01 MDT Utah parents want bus aides, investigation after abuse claims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057137-78/education-parents-special-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057137-78/education-parents-special-district.html.csp">Utah parents want bus aides, investigation after abuse claims</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="2014-06-11T21:20:30.93-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 09:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Parents told Canyons School District leaders this week that they must do more to protect special education students following the recent arrest of a bus driver for allegedly molesting a student. Board member Tracy Scott Cowdell said he couldn’t give specifics, but said the district is taking their concerns seriously. “Just because it isn’t obvious that certain things might or might not be being done doesn’t mean that it’s not happening,” Cowdell told parents. “Just because we haven’t announced ...</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> 58057137@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:20:30 MDT Five U.S. soldiers killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58052472-68/troops-killed-operations-taliban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58052472-68/troops-killed-operations-taliban.html.csp">Five U.S. soldiers killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAHIM FAIEZ </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PATRICK QUINN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T20:36:15.425-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 08:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • Five American with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S. airstrike called in to help them after they were ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, in one of the deadliest friendly fire incidents in nearly 14 years of war, officials said Tuesday. The deaths were a fresh reminder that the conflict is nowhere near over for some U.S. troops, who will keep fighting for at least two more years. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the five American troop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580524722014-06-10T20:36:15.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T20:36:15.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58052472@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:36:15 MDT Video: Special Olympics offers plenty of highlights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58037982-200/highlights-iframe-offers-skills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58037982-200/highlights-iframe-offers-skills.html.csp">Video: Special Olympics offers plenty of highlights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rick Egan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T18:54:36.881-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 06:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The annual Special Olympic Summer Games continue Saturday at Herriman High School. Participants compete in track and field events, such as the long jump, and softball throw, as well as unified sports, soccer skills, softball skills and cycling. The above video offers some of the highlights from Friday’s competition.</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> 58037982@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:54:36 MDT