STATUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STATUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Statue of Marriner S. Eccles unveiled at Utah Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416531-78/eccles-marriner-federal-reserve.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416531-78/eccles-marriner-federal-reserve.html.csp">Statue of Marriner S. Eccles unveiled at Utah Capitol</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T21:03:02.547-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A statue of Marriner S. Eccles debuted at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday, honoring the financial leadership of the native Utahn who once guided the Federal Reserve. Eccles is widely credited for ensuring the central bank remained independent from political whims and private interests, and for his policies that helped the country turn the corner from the Depression to prosperity. The Utah Legislature resolved in 2001 to place a statue of Eccles in the capitol building, and Tuesday’s ceremony ma...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58416531@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:03:02 MDT 9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364372-77/frazier-layne-philadelphia-rocky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364372-77/frazier-layne-philadelphia-rocky.html.csp">9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATHY MATHESON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:08.538-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? “Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,” said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada. “Rocky is great, it’s a movie. But Joe Frazier’s real. And he’s Philadelphia.” Arti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583643722014-09-02T23:31:08.538-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T23:31:08.538-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364372@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:08 MDT 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