STEWART - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STEWART News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Auto racing: Grand jury will weigh Tony Stewart case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422407-77/stewart-case-grand-jury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422407-77/stewart-case-grand-jury.html.csp">Auto racing: Grand jury will weigh Tony Stewart case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T06:46:10.137-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff’s investigators. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case, but instead announced his deci...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584224072014-09-17T06:46:10.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T06:46:10.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58422407@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:46:10 MDT Utahn killed by bear was working alone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp">Utahn killed by bear was working alone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T22:58:36.073-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah man likely killed by a bear in Wyoming was a seasonal employee working a new site alone for an Idaho business. While full details of Adam Thomas Stewart’s death have still not been revealed, his boss said the 31-year-old from Virgin, Utah, was an experienced backcountry visitor. “Adam was a very bright individual and talented in many ways,” said Steve Rust, owner of Boise-based Nature’s Capital. Rust reported Stewart missing Sept. 7. “We very saddened by this event,” he said. “Adam was ...</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> 58421525@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:58:36 MDT Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416593-68/bear-stewart-body-research.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416593-68/bear-stewart-body-research.html.csp">Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:07:46.41-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officials from Wyoming’s Game and Fish Department confirmed late Monday that a 31-year-old Utah man had been killed by a bear. The body of Adam Thomas Stewart, 31, was found adjacent to two deer carcasses that bears had been feeding on in Bridger-Teton National Forest. A release from the Wyoming wildlife agency said Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan “indicated the pathologist’s preliminary report stated the individual suffered blunt force trauma from a probable bear bite.” Evidence collected at...</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> 58416593@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:46 MDT Letter: Stewart’s statements encouraging, but worries remain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406837-82/species-stewart-extinct-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406837-82/species-stewart-extinct-green.html.csp">Letter: Stewart’s statements encouraging, but worries remain</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:30:02.135-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rep. Chris Stewart is a prominent spokesman for my party. As a green elephant (environmentally conscientious Republican), I appreciate his comment, “None of us wants to see a species go extinct.” I hope this sentiment will become one people automatically associate with the GOP. But I worry about his ability to be successful if he does not understand his opposition. I would encourage him to try to understand those who disagree with his position, if for no other reason to be able to more effec...</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> 58406837@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:30:02 MDT Letter: Count Obama’s votes, Rep. Stewart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406934-82/obama-stewart-rep-act.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406934-82/obama-stewart-rep-act.html.csp">Letter: Count Obama’s votes, Rep. Stewart</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:35.652-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">According to Rep. Chris Stewart (“Utah’s Stewart: Speeches won’t help, Obama must act,” Sept. 10), President Obama made a mistake withdrawing troops from Iraq when no SOFA treaty could be negotiated. He further said, “I don’t think anyone disagrees with that.” In fact, the majority of voters in the last presidential election disagreed with that. Obama was re-elected because he did not have to run against an ideal course of action, but had the good fortune to run against the Republican ideas like...</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> 58406934@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:35 MDT Prosecutor: Plant owner OK’d tainted peanut sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58403706-79/plant-peanut-parnell-salmonella.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58403706-79/plant-peanut-parnell-salmonella.html.csp">Prosecutor: Plant owner OK’d tainted peanut sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RUSS BYNUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T15:38:02.425-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, Ga. • The owner of a Georgia peanut plant where a deadly salmonella outbreak originated five years ago approved sales of tainted food “whatever the risk,” including shipments known to have tested positive for the bacteria and others sent with fake lab results and no real confirmation the products were safe to eat, a prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments in the food-poisoning trial Thursday. Former Peanut Corporation owner Stewart Parnell and two co-defendants have been on trial...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584037062014-09-11T15:38:02.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T15:38:02.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58403706@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:38:02 MDT Utah’s Stewart: Speeches won’t help, Obama must act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398755-90/chaffetz-cnn-com-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398755-90/chaffetz-cnn-com-group.html.csp">Utah’s Stewart: Speeches won’t help, Obama must act</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:11:13.165-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Fresh off a trip to the Middle East, Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, says President Barack Obama has been remiss in dealing with threats in the region and the United States now must act to tamp down a strengthened terrorist group whose advance could erase any gains made over more than a decade of war. “The president has had a rough summer and I don’t mean to pile on but there’s no question that we are reaping what we sowed from policies of the last four or five years,” Stewart said Wedn...</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> 58398755@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:11:13 MDT Iron County to feds: Count every prairie dog http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58393712-90/prairie-species-dog-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58393712-90/prairie-species-dog-county.html.csp">Iron County to feds: Count every prairie dog</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T21:55:16.577-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Parts of Iron County seem to teem with a rare, but pesky rodent that has been under federal protection since 1973. The Utah prairie dog burrows into cemeteries and eats funeral flowers, damages airport runways and perforates fields with holes that wreck agricultural equipment, local officials say. And worse, federal protection measures for the prairie dog and other listed species undermine human communities, while environmental groups enrich themselves suing federal agencies, according to test...</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> 58393712@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:55:16 MDT Gibbs cars need to find speed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58386615-77/chase-hamlin-busch-kenseth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58386615-77/chase-hamlin-busch-kenseth.html.csp">Gibbs cars need to find speed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNA FRYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T23:17:03.649-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Joe Gibbs Racing got all three of its cars into NASCAR’s playoffs, but if something doesn’t turn around quickly, the organization won’t have a shot at winning the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth have a combined two victories between them, and the trio was hardly impressive in Saturday night’s final warmup before the Chase begins. Busch was never a contender in the Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, where he finished...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583866152014-09-07T23:17:03.649-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T23:17:03.649-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58386615@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:17:03 MDT Utah utility boss who failed to prevent alleged fraud gets $238,005 severance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338926-78/stewart-company-heber-franco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338926-78/stewart-company-heber-franco.html.csp">Utah utility boss who failed to prevent alleged fraud gets $238,005 severance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:59:23.611-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The public utility general manager who failed to prevent his subordinate from carrying out an alleged financial fraud is leaving the company with a retirement package worth almost a quarter-million dollars. Blaine Stewart, whose tenure as Heber Light and Power’s general manager began in 2008, was relieved of all day-to-day responsibilities Aug. 8 and will officially retire Nov. 26. “I’m 71, and I’ve put in a lot of years with the electric service,” Stewart said. “It’s time for me to pursue my o...</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> 58338926@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:59:23 MDT NASCAR: Jeff Gordon says Tony Stewart can run strong at Atlanta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58355949-77/stewart-gordon-race-chase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58355949-77/stewart-gordon-race-chase.html.csp">NASCAR: Jeff Gordon says Tony Stewart can run strong at Atlanta</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES ODUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:32.321-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hampton, Ga. • Jeff Gordon is expecting Tony Stewart to be a contender in his return to the track. Kevin Harvick will be on the pole but Stewart, who will start 12th, will be in the spotlight in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart is competing for the first time since the sprint car he was driving struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. in an Aug. 9 race at a dirt track in upstate New York. Gordon was impressed when Stewart ran close to 190 mph...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583559492014-08-30T23:43:32.321-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T23:43:32.321-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355949@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:32 MDT Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312777-79/lightsey-plant-bondurant-parnell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312777-79/lightsey-plant-bondurant-parnell.html.csp">Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATE BRUMBACK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T17:02:09.722-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, Ga. • Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government’s case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness. The co-defendant, Samuel Lightsey, was a former manager of a Georgia peanut processing plant blamed in the 2008-09 outbreak. He was indicted along with his former boss, Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell, and two others. Lightsey pleaded guilty in May afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583127772014-08-19T17:02:09.722-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T17:02:09.722-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312777@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:02:09 MDT BYU football: Defense rebounds in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58302029-88/stewart-defense-scrimmage-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58302029-88/stewart-defense-scrimmage-byu.html.csp">BYU football: Defense rebounds in scrimmage</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="2014-08-17T16:07:50.789-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Playing like it had something to prove after losing the first scrimmage last week at LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU’s defense bounced back Friday night and was the clear victor in the 12-series exercise, by coach Bronco Mendenhall’s estimation. The offense scored just three times — two touchdowns and a Trevor Samson field goal — and one of those TDs came after it was given a reprieve after being stopped on third down. “I think they did win last Saturday,” said linebacker Mike Alisa. “But w...</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> 58302029@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:50 MDT Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car racing death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298933-77/stewart-ward-car-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298933-77/stewart-ward-car-cup.html.csp">Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car racing death</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:12.613-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track. Stewart announced the decision in a statement Thursday. His plans for the rest of the season have not been determined. Jeff Burton will drive Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet in Michigan. Stewart also sat out Sunday at Watkins Glen, a day after he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. dur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582989332014-08-14T22:49:12.613-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:12.613-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298933@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:12 MDT Praise at funeral for ‘small-town boy’ hit by Stewart’s car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296739-77/ward-stewart-racing-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296739-77/ward-stewart-racing-car.html.csp">Praise at funeral for ‘small-town boy’ hit by Stewart’s car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY ESCH </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.91-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Turin, N.Y. • Kevin Ward Jr. was remembered as a “small-town boy” who loved his sport during Thursday’s funeral for the 20-year-old dirt-track racer whose car was hit by one driven by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. More than 700 mourners jammed the South Lewis Senior High School auditorium for the 90-minute service, a mix of tears and cheerful recollections of someone who began racing at a young age. “Even if he had rough day, he always had a smile,” a tearful Dylan Swiernick said of his best fri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967392014-08-14T22:49:13.91-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.91-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296739@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT NASCAR: Kevin Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286492-77/ward-stewart-race-racing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286492-77/ward-stewart-race-racing.html.csp">NASCAR: Kevin Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:16.511-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Port Leyden, N.Y. • Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear. He’d sit up on his seat, floor it, and zip his way through a maze of cars straight toward the front of the pack. For points. For fun. Often for little money. “He would go to tracks that a lot of other drivers wouldn’t go to,” Chuck Miller, the race director and president for the Empire Super Sprints circuit, said Monday. Ward began racing go-karts in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582864922014-08-11T23:10:16.511-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T23:10:16.511-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286492@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:16 MDT Confession in massive Utah fire should be tossed, attorney says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284705-78/bowman-attorney-fire-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284705-78/bowman-attorney-fire-court.html.csp">Confession in massive Utah fire should be tossed, attorney says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T20:14:54.896-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The alleged confession of the man accused of starting a fire that caused $6 million in damage to a Salt Lake City apartment building that was under construction should be tossed out of court, his attorney argued Monday. The attorney for Dustin Jay Bowman told a U.S. District Court judge on Monday that during an interview with investigators, Bowman was not adequately informed of his rights and was coerced into confessing that he started the Feb. 9 fire that burned the 64,000-square-foot project ...</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> 58284705@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:14:54 MDT Stewart fatal crash probe focuses on lighting, track http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284052-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284052-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp">Stewart fatal crash probe focuses on lighting, track</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW and DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canandaigua, N.Y. • The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, but treacherous, move: Wearing a black firesuit and black helmet, the 20-year-old Ward unbuckled himself, climbed out of the winged car into the night and defiantly walked onto the track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He gestured, ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840522014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284052@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT News roundup: Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58283558-64/trib-utah-former-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58283558-64/trib-utah-former-lake.html.csp">News roundup: Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks</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="2014-08-11T07:15:14.448-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks. Poll: Love beating Owens by 11 points. Another Swallow associate arrested. Happy Monday. Ever wanted to run into your local convenience store and have your member of Congress playing the cashier? You'll now have that chance. Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart will be behind the counter this week as part of a campaign by the National Association of Convenience Stores to highlight how much Americans rely on the quick-stop shops for gas, snack...</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> 58283558@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:15:14 MDT NASCAR: Tony Stewart ready to heat up at Watkins Glen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279700-77/stewart-glen-race-watkins.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279700-77/stewart-glen-race-watkins.html.csp">NASCAR: Tony Stewart ready to heat up at Watkins Glen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN KEKIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:46.081-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Watkins Glen, N.Y. • Tony Stewart didn’t compete at Watkins Glen International last year, breaking his leg in a sprint car accident in Iowa just days before the Sprint Cup race at a track he’d dominated for a decade. Stewart broke two bones in his right leg and was sidelined for the remainder of the season as his streak of consecutive starts in Cup ended at 521. “I still deal with pain every day, but that’s something that’s not even going to probably go away by the end of the year,” Stewart said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582797002014-08-09T23:31:46.081-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T23:31:46.081-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279700@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:31:46 MDT