SPECIAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SPECIAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Supreme Court to hear Draper election dispute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417112-90/ballot-court-deadline-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417112-90/ballot-court-deadline-district.html.csp">Utah Supreme Court to hear Draper election dispute</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:05:11.445-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of Draper residents who collected hundreds of signatures to get a tax referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot only to be shut down by city officials two minutes before the deadline earlier this month will get their day in court. Utah Supreme Court justices will hear the residents’ appeal Wednesday and are expected to issue a ruling that day — the final one for county clerks to complete ballots and get them to overseas and military voters in time to meet the statutory deadline (45 days before 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58417112@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:05:11 MDT Bill Maher returns with back-to-back hours Friday on HBO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58397896-223/maher-news-hbo-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58397896-223/maher-news-hbo-says.html.csp">Bill Maher returns with back-to-back hours Friday on HBO</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T16:40:05.466-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The news can be hard for viewers to take straight. Too confusing, too depressing, too wacky, too much. That has made useful a breed of news presenters who soften the blow with wit and pungent insight on programs such as “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” the soon-departing “Colbert Report” and the recently arrived “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.” Yet another mainstay on the laugh-while-staying-current watch list: HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” which on Friday resumes its 12th season af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583978962014-09-11T16:40:05.466-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T16:40:05.466-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397896@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:40:05 MDT BYU, Houston will wear patriotic-themed helmets Thursday night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58398561-65/byu-helmets-football-houston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58398561-65/byu-helmets-football-houston.html.csp">BYU, Houston will wear patriotic-themed helmets Thursday night</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T13:03:02.99-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 01:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU and Houston will have special alternate decals on their white football helmets when they meet tomorrow night at LaVell Edwards Stadium (7 p.m. MT, ESPN). The patriotic-themed helmets can be seen here. And here’s a video of the BYU football team’s reaction when players first saw the helmets this week. Many other football teams will wear special jerseys or decals this week to remember the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and to show support for the United States’ armed forces around the wor...</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> 58398561@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:03:02 MDT Japanese American archive unveiled at U. of U. library http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393991-78/japanese-archive-american-kasai.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393991-78/japanese-archive-american-kasai.html.csp">Japanese American archive unveiled at U. of U. library</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T09:16:16.338-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The late Mitsugi Kasai spent years collecting photos documenting the history of Japanese American families who settled in Utah and other parts of the West. His dedication to that task will be honored Wednesday night during a reception at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, whose special collections department is now home to the Mitsugi M. Kasai Memorial Japanese American Archive. Open to the public, the reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth level of the library. Retir...</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> 58393991@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:16:16 MDT Nevada lawmakers prepare to scrutinize Tesla deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379451-79/nevada-tesla-deal-incentives.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379451-79/nevada-tesla-deal-incentives.html.csp">Nevada lawmakers prepare to scrutinize Tesla deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH and MICHELLE RINDELS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:18:02.043-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno • Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick says it’s too early to say whether a huge package of tax breaks and incentives needed to land Tesla Motors Inc.’s lithium battery factory will have smooth sailing at a special legislative session next week. The Las Vegas Democrat said Friday she and her colleagues need to scrutinize details of the legislation before voting on the incentives that could total $1.3 billion in costs over 20 years. The deal has prompted concerns from both conservativ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583794512014-09-05T16:18:02.043-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T16:18:02.043-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379451@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:18:02 MDT Utah football: Kaelin Clay, Utes special teams star in win (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349208-89/clay-special-teams-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349208-89/clay-special-teams-field.html.csp">Utah football: Kaelin Clay, Utes special teams star in win (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T00:01:27.785-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As fast as Kaelin Clay ran on his punt and kick returns for touchdowns, it was almost surprising he wasn’t still catching his breath after the game Thursday night. Scoring twice on returns in Utah’s 56-14 romp against Idaho State, Clay said he wasn’t bristling from not starting on offense. “I pride myself in special teams,” he said. “It’s a unit that kind of goes unnoticed. I pride myself in that.” For a phase that goes “unnoticed,” special teams made a lot of headlines in the victory. And Clay’...</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> 58349208@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:01:27 MDT Marino back with Dolphins as special adviser http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331365-77/marino-dolphins-miami-adviser.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331365-77/marino-dolphins-miami-adviser.html.csp">Marino back with Dolphins as special adviser</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:17.426-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • Dan Marino is returning to the Miami Dolphins. Marino was announced Sunday as a newly hired special adviser to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, a move that has been expected for some time. Miami NBC affiliate WTVJ first reported that Marino would return to the team. Marino was briefly with the Dolphins in 2004 as their senior vice president of football operations, resigning after less than a month citing family and other reasons. He spent the last decade primarily as an NFL analyst for CBS. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583313652014-08-26T18:11:17.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:11:17.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:17 MDT BYU football: Bowl blunders forced renewed emphasis on special teams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58322006-88/poppinga-game-teams-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58322006-88/poppinga-game-teams-cougars.html.csp">BYU football: Bowl blunders forced renewed emphasis on special teams</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:47:37.603-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • When BYU football coaches watch film of last December’s 31-16 loss to Washington in the Fight Hunger Bowl, it quickly becomes clear why the Cougars failed to extend their bowl winning streak to five. “Special teams play killed us,” said outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Kelly Poppinga. “If that doesn’t happen in the Washington game, I believe we have a really good chance to win that game.” The Cougars gave up an electrifying 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown t...</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> 58322006@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:47:37 MDT Special screenings: ‘SLC Punk!,’ ‘LEGO Movie’ and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58314399-223/tickets-lake-salt-special.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58314399-223/tickets-lake-salt-special.html.csp">Special screenings: ‘SLC Punk!,’ ‘LEGO Movie’ and more</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T01:01:03.048-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">‘The LEGO Movie’ An outdoor screening of “The LEGO Movie,” the animated tale of a mini-fig (voiced by Chris Pratt) who learns he has a special destiny. When • Friday, 8:30 p.m. Where • Chompers Party Cove, Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, 5624 S. Cougar Lane (4800 West), Kearns Tickets • Free ‘Fargo’ The Coen brothers’ 1996 classic “Fargo,” starring Frances McDormand as a no-nonsense Minnesota sheriff investigating a bizarre crime. When • Friday and Saturday, 11 p.m.; Sunday, noon Where ...</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> 58314399@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT US special ops tried but failed to find American hostages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58321350-68/syria-rescue-foley-hostages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58321350-68/syria-rescue-foley-hostages.html.csp">US special ops tried but failed to find American hostages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP White House Correspondent</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T08:15:14.529-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 08:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say. The rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held, administration officials said Wednesday. But the several dozen special operations forces dropped by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583213502014-08-21T08:15:14.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T08:15:14.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321350@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:15:14 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 14, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58299347-227/nationalguard-helicopter-training-jump.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58299347-227/nationalguard-helicopter-training-jump.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 14, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T10:38:00.285-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneNational Guardmembers from 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces jump from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter as Utah Guard Special Forces Conduct Airborne Training in Ephraim, Thursday, August 14, 2014. Read more</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> 58299347@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:00 MDT Aggies focus on special teams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58294935-55/aggies-scrimmage-special-teams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58294935-55/aggies-scrimmage-special-teams.html.csp">Aggies focus on special teams</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T20:42:01.826-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 08:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After an intense scrimmage Tuesday and with a two-a-day planned for Thursday, the Aggies went a little light Wednesday and focused on special teams in a short practice. "I really liked how they came back from last night's scrimmage," he said. "We moved around well today with the intent of getting ready for tomorrow's two practices." Utah State coach Matt Wells believes special teams will be a strength for the Aggies this year with kicker Nick Diaz and punter Jaron Bentrude returning. Jake Thomps...</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> 58294935@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:42:01 MDT NFL: Romo set to play for 1st time since back surgery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292823-77/romo-cowboys-game-surgery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292823-77/romo-cowboys-game-surgery.html.csp">NFL: Romo set to play for 1st time since back surgery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH DUBOW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.437-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oxnard, Calif. • Tony Romo will play his first game for the Dallas Cowboys since undergoing back surgery for a herniated disk last December. Romo will start for the Cowboys in Saturday’s exhibition game against the Baltimore Ravens. Romo missed Dallas’ exhibition opener against San Diego as the Cowboys are easing him back into things after his second back surgery in the past two years. Romo said he gave no thought to skipping the preseason to make sure he stayed healthy, saying the only way to g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582928232014-08-13T22:42:23.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292823@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT McArdle: Adding injury to an already flawed bankruptcy law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267613-82/loans-bankruptcy-student-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267613-82/loans-bankruptcy-student-bills.html.csp">McArdle: Adding injury to an already flawed bankruptcy law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Megan McArdle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T13:33:01.104-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D.-R.I., has introduced a bill that would allow people with high medical bills to bankrupt their student loans. I sympathize with the basic impulse, but this is absolutely the wrong way to go about it. The inability to bankrupt student loans is ... what’s the word I’m looking for? Right — absurd. If people need bankruptcy relief, they need bankruptcy relief; there’s no reason that debts owed to the government should get special deference in a bankruptcy proceeding. (Tech...</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> 58267613@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:33:01 MDT Defeated Cantor to resign from House seat in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250328-68/cantor-election-brat-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250328-68/cantor-election-brat-congress.html.csp">Defeated Cantor to resign from House seat in August</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SUDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T08:56:09.485-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 08:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected. The congressman will step down Aug. 18 and has asked Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election to enable his successor to take office immediately, Cantor said in a statement, a day after stepping down from his leadership post. “It has been the highest honor of my professional life to serve ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503282014-08-01T08:56:09.485-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T08:56:09.485-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250328@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:56:09 MDT 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