STORIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STORIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Behind the scenes, Steve Mohlman is one of The Tribune’s best http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58510188-77/steve-tribune-headlines-mohlman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58510188-77/steve-tribune-headlines-mohlman.html.csp">Behind the scenes, Steve Mohlman is one of The Tribune’s best</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T11:17:33.9-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are two ways to put together a newspaper. The first is how you probably imagine it: Edit the stories. Arrange the stories and the photos on the page. Write the headlines. Send to the press. The second, better way to put together a newspaper goes like this: Agonize over the stories. Agonize over the arrangement, the photos, the headlines, and only when your eyes are bleary and you have no time left for agony, send to the press. This choice falls to copy editors — the men and women who tran...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58510188@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:17:33 MDT Wounded AP reporter vows to return to Afghanistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524084-68/gannon-niedringhaus-afghanistan-anja.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524084-68/gannon-niedringhaus-afghanistan-anja.html.csp">Wounded AP reporter vows to return to Afghanistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID CRARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T09:27:40.513-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Over and over, Kathy Gannon has re-lived the decisions that led to the death of her close friend Anja Niedringhaus and her own severe injuries, as they went about their jobs chronicling the story of Afghanistan. Gannon, a veteran Associated Press correspondent, and Niedringhaus, an award-winning AP photographer, had worked together on countless stories and negotiated many dangers for five years. But they were always “very smart with how we went about doing the stories, because we want...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585240842014-10-15T09:27:40.513-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T09:27:40.513-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524084@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:27:40 MDT Plan-B Theatre: Making radio drama from the dark edges of fairy tales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473263-223/bennett-radio-grimm-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58473263-223/bennett-radio-grimm-says.html.csp">Plan-B Theatre: Making radio drama from the dark edges of fairy tales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T11:59:31.022-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 11:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forget the Disneyfied versions of fairy tales. For this year’s Halloween season, Radio Hour playwright Matthew Ivan Bennett is aiming for a darker vibe in retelling three classic Grimms’ Fairy Tales as adult stories. For its ninth annual radio play, Plan-B Theatre Company collaborated with KUER’s RadioWest to select three fairy tales: “Little Snow-White,” “Rapunzel” and “The Juniper Tree.” In adapting those stories, Bennett went back to the more gothic versions found in the 1812 edition of the G...</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> 58473263@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:59:31 MDT Review: ‘Meet the Mormons’ a sales pitch in the guise of a documentary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58493889-223/mormons-church-meet-six.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58493889-223/mormons-church-meet-six.html.csp">Review: ‘Meet the Mormons’ a sales pitch in the guise of a documentary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T10:30:10.297-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are a lot of issues raised by the existence of “Meet the Mormons,” a documentary backed by the public-relations arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. None of those issues are tackled, or even mentioned, within the film itself. The movie is simply a string of vignettes, all nicely told by director Blair Treu, telling the stories of six members of the LDS Church whose lives and work are influenced by their Mormon faith. The six are: • Jermaine Sullivan, an LDS bishop in an...</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> 58493889@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:30:10 MDT Firelight helped stoke life as we know it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441632-78/bushmen-groups-human-researchers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441632-78/bushmen-groups-human-researchers.html.csp">Firelight helped stoke life as we know it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T22:47:17.025-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The earliest campfires likely stoked human bonding, traditions and imagination — helping us connect and form broader societies. Firelight “mellows and also excites people. It’s intimate,” writes University of Utah anthropology professor Polly Wiessner, who studied the Kalahari Bushmen, a group of hunters and gatherers in southern Africa for about 40 years. Wiessner’s findings were published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Such hearthside stories, ...</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> 58441632@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:47:17 MDT Mormons aim to capture best stories from grandmas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58436281-78/family-stories-history-genealogy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58436281-78/family-stories-history-genealogy.html.csp">Mormons aim to capture best stories from grandmas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T09:55:29.617-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Mormon church’s family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. The #MeetMyGrandma campaign is the latest effort to push young Mormons to capture stories from and about older family members before it’s too late. The program is being run by Family Search, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ nonprofit organization. The goal is to get 110,000 new stories logged in fami...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584362812014-09-21T09:55:29.617-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T09:55:29.617-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436281@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:55:29 MDT N. Korean reporters using fax to file stories http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58435301-77/korean-south-north-stories.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58435301-77/korean-south-north-stories.html.csp">N. Korean reporters using fax to file stories</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:30:03.918-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • South Korean officials say North Korean reporters are using fax and American email services to file stories from the Asian Games in Incheon because the northerners’ websites are blocked in the South. An official from Seoul’s Unification Ministry said Thursday that the North Koreans have a direct communication line set up for the games to send faxes. They are also using email accounts from American Internet companies such as Google and Yahoo to send their stories to Pyongyang...</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> 58435301@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:30:03 MDT Letter: GOP senators are telling stories http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407334-82/amendment-gop-lee-mike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407334-82/amendment-gop-lee-mike.html.csp">Letter: GOP senators are telling stories</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:28:01.534-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Orrin Hatch and others have taken to the Senate floor to lie about the Democracy for All amendment, saying it would lead to book banning and prevent voter registration drives. Tea party Sen. Mike Lee of Utah even said that the amendment sponsors want to silence voices like Thomas Paine and Martin Luther King! These are the lengths they’ll go to in telling stories. Frank Pearce Sandy</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> 58407334@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:28:01 MDT Comic Con: Shannon Hale is tipping the superhero scales for women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339342-223/female-comic-strong-character.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58339342-223/female-comic-strong-character.html.csp">Comic Con: Shannon Hale is tipping the superhero scales for women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T13:31:10.248-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shannon Hale wishes there were more female superheroes. She’s helping the situation, though, by creating her own heroes — like Maisie Danger Brown, the super-powered science whiz of her novel, “Dangerous,” which came out earlier this year. Then there’s Princess Magnolia, the heroine of her upcoming children’s book “The Princess in Black,” who becomes a Zorro-inspired hero when aliens attack Earth. And that’s on top of the Utahn’s Western take on Rapunzel in the graphic novel “Rapunzel’s Revenge,...</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> 58339342@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 13:31:10 MDT