STATUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STATUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB: Indians unveil Jim Thome statue at Progressive Field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254333-77/thome-indians-statue-cleveland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254333-77/thome-indians-statue-cleveland.html.csp">MLB: Indians unveil Jim Thome statue at Progressive Field</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.719-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Jim Thome’s point-the-bat hitting stance, a powerful symbol of the most successful era in Cleveland Indians history, is now a permanent fixture at Progressive Field. The Indians unveiled the statue Saturday to honor the franchise’s leader in home runs. Thome hit 337 homers for Cleveland, playing for the Indians from 1991-2002 and again in 2011. Thome joins some select company. His statue stands in the team’s Heritage Park behind center field and is adjacent to one honoring Hall of Fa...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58254333@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT 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