STATUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STATUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Immigrants flock to see statue of beloved saint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58180707-68/saint-statue-gonzalez-romo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58180707-68/saint-statue-gonzalez-romo.html.csp">Immigrants flock to see statue of beloved saint</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T19:35:55.417-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Immigrants are flocking to churches in Southern California to see a wooden statue of a saint cherished by border-crossers who make the perilous journey to the United States. The 4-foot-tall statue of Santo Toribio Romo Gonzalez was flown from the Mexican state of Jalisco and is making stops in churches in three California counties, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Many immigrants say Romo Gonzalez has appeared to them during difficult moments on their journeys north, with so...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58180707@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:35:55 MDT Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164979-68/statue-museum-sale-egypt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164979-68/statue-museum-sale-egypt.html.csp">Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW KNIGHT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Egypt is challenging a British museum’s planned sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that is expected to fetch up to 6 million pounds ($10 million) at a London auction. Former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass told the BBC Wednesday that the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, 106 kilometers (66 miles) north of London, has no right to sell the statue. “We are not asking for the statue to come back to Egypt but we are asking to stop the sale of the statue,” he said. The position is en...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581649792014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164979@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:07:02 MDT Statue of Utah massacre figure John D. Lee fails to find home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58069504-90/statue-lee-utah-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58069504-90/statue-lee-utah-washington.html.csp">Statue of Utah massacre figure John D. Lee fails to find home</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T20:21:57.773-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington, Utah • Another bid to find a permanent home for a statue of the lone Mormon pioneer executed over the infamous 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in southern Utah has failed. The Washington City Council unanimously voted Wednesday against a request to display the statue of John D. Lee in front of city buildings, citing his conviction in the killing of 120 members of an Arkansas wagon train. Only 17 children survived the slaughter. Councilman Jeff Turek said he voted against the proposal ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580695042014-06-14T20:21:57.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-14T20:21:57.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58069504@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:21:57 MDT Utah boy killed by falling statue in San Francisco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046727-78/francisco-san-shyy-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046727-78/francisco-san-shyy-killed.html.csp">Utah boy killed by falling statue in San Francisco</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T21:37:49.605-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • A 2-year-old boy visiting from Utah was killed after a 6-foot-tall dolphin statue fell on him in the popular San Francisco tourist spot Fisherman’s Wharf. The toddler was apparently playing when he climbed up and apparently wrapped his arms and legs around the heavy structure outside Friday Majestic Collection Art Gallery when it came down, San Francisco police spokesman officer Gordon Shyy said Monday. When emergency crews arrived on the scene, the boy was initially treated for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580467272014-06-09T21:37:49.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T21:37:49.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58046727@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:37:49 MDT Karl Marx statue gets World Cup makeover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58035954-77/marx-germany-karl-chemnitz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58035954-77/marx-germany-karl-chemnitz.html.csp">Karl Marx statue gets World Cup makeover</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T23:46:56.436-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chemnitz, Germany • Meet Germany’s biggest fan: Karl Marx. A huge statue of the father of communism in the city of Chemnitz sports Germany flags on its cheeks. Authorities say they dressed up the 40-ton bronze head, unveiled by communist East Germany in 1971, to project a “friendly” image but they concede that reaction hasn’t been universally positive. An outsize Germany shirt draped over Marx’s pedestal was stolen in the early hours of Friday and found damaged nearby a few hours later. The bust...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580359542014-06-06T23:46:56.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T23:46:56.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58035954@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:46:56 MDT