SYSTEM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SYSTEM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Researcher finds flaw in Samsung fingerprint check http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57832973-79/fingerprint-samsung-says-flaw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57832973-79/fingerprint-samsung-says-flaw.html.csp">Researcher finds flaw in Samsung fingerprint check</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T13:51:01.759-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 01:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print. Ben Schlabs, who works for Security Research Labs, says the trick is identical to the one hackers used to unlock Apple’s iPhone 5s last year. The S5 flaw is potentially more serious because Schlabs says he was also able to trick the electronic payment app PayPal, which uses Samsung’s fingerprint authenticat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578329732014-04-17T13:51:01.759-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T13:51:01.759-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832973@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:51:01 MDT Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57821870-79/banks-yellen-financial-fed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57821870-79/banks-yellen-financial-fed.html.csp">Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T13:02:28.332-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system. Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system. She said the largest U.S. banks may need to hold additional capital to withstand periods of financial stress. Non-banks with deep reaches into the financial system might also...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578218702014-04-15T13:02:28.332-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T13:02:28.332-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57821870@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:02:28 MDT Natural gas leak forces Springville evacuations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57806197-78/leak-springville-caron-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57806197-78/leak-springville-caron-gas.html.csp">Natural gas leak forces Springville evacuations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T13:09:39.658-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A natural gas leak forced evacuation of several homes in Springville early Friday morning. Springville police Lt. Dave Caron said the leak was initially reported about 5 a.m. in the area of 50 North and 400 West. Questar crews were dispatched to find the source of the leak and repair it while firefighters and police secured the scene. “The leak was caused by the failure of a gasket in the system. That portion of the system has been by-passed while repairs are being made,” Caron said. Springville...</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> 57806197@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:09:39 MDT Docs defend takings millions from Medicare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57798440-68/medicare-doctors-million-doctor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57798440-68/medicare-doctors-million-doctor.html.csp">Docs defend takings millions from Medicare</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T20:38:46.416-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • How is it that a few doctors take in millions of dollars from Medicare? Explanations for Wednesday’s eye-popping numbers from Medicare’s massive claims database ranged from straightforward to what the government considers suspicious, as the medical world confronted a new era of scrutiny. The long-sought release of Medicare data revealed just how much the program paid individual doctors in 2012. An analysis by The Associated Press found that a tiny group, 344 out of more than 825,00...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577984402014-04-09T20:38:46.416-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T20:38:46.416-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57798440@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:38:46 MDT Pitts: Wake up, people, and see the danger we’re in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794404-82/campaign-ostrander-americans-consider.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794404-82/campaign-ostrander-americans-consider.html.csp">Pitts: Wake up, people, and see the danger we’re in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonard Pitts Jr.</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Miami Herald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T14:29:30.314-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 02:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is a column about campaign finance reform. And your eyes glazed over just then, didn’t they? That’s the problem with this problem. Americans know that government truly of, by and for the people is unlikely if not impossible so long as the system is polluted by billions of dollars in contributions from corporations and individual billionaires. Half of us, according to Gallup, would like to see public financing of campaigns; nearly 80 percent want to limit campaign fund-raising. And yet someh...</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> 57794404@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:29:30 MDT Letter: Why does ACA cause anger but not Supreme Court ruling giving power to wealthy? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57786042-82/court-supreme-citizens-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57786042-82/court-supreme-citizens-political.html.csp">Letter: Why does ACA cause anger but not Supreme Court ruling giving power to wealthy?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:39:17.498-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am ashamed and confounded that our society has such large numbers of citizens who are appalled at the Affordable Care Act, whose only intent is to provide basic medical coverage to all citizens. Yet there is little outrage that the Supreme Court recently gave the self-serving vulgarly rich more ability to influence and buy the political system in this country, thereby weakening the the right of the average citizen to express their free speech. Why cannot so many people see that obviously t...</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> 57786042@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:39:17 MDT Milbank: Washington might benefit from some legalized pot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57788641-82/marijuana-cannabis-medical-system.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57788641-82/marijuana-cannabis-medical-system.html.csp">Milbank: Washington might benefit from some legalized pot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T22:54:01.591-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Legal marijuana is spreading like a weed across the land but it has yet to take root in the place where people might benefit most from inhaling: the U.S. Capitol. The Maryland General Assembly finished work Monday on a marijuana decriminalization bill, joining two dozen other states and the District in some form of legalization. Colorado and Washington allow recreational pot, while most others have legalized only medical marijuana, but the combined campaign has redefined the meaning of a grass-r...</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> 57788641@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:54:01 MDT First reviews confirm replay is a strategy, not a cure-all http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57779836-77/replay-managers-russa-challenge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57779836-77/replay-managers-russa-challenge.html.csp">First reviews confirm replay is a strategy, not a cure-all</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TYLER KEPNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:42:18.076-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The least shocking news of the first full week of the baseball season should be this: The new instant replay system did not reverse every missed call. That was not the intent. “There really isn’t a clear understanding among fans about the realistic and reasonable expectations for instant replay in the first iteration,” Tony La Russa, the Hall of Fame manager who helped create the system, said by telephone last week. “We’re not trying to get every play right,” La Russa said. “Human error is part ...</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> 57779836@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:42:18 MDT Letter: Why not give everyone a Porsche, as well as health care? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57774283-82/porsche-health-payer-single.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57774283-82/porsche-health-payer-single.html.csp">Letter: Why not give everyone a Porsche, as well as health care?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:07.266-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Peg McKenzie (“Daughter learns how easy, low-cost health care can be,” Forum, April 3) describes how her daughter, while in the Czech Republic, had a “great introduction … to a single-payer health system” as her adult teacher’s “… ER visit was free.” That same day, Karlan Douglas (“Single-payer health system would work better,” Forum, April 3) promotes “The answer is a single-payer system where the middleman is eliminated.” I agree completely, and think we should extend this to Porsches. I th...</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> 57774283@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:07 MDT Krugman: Despite complexity, health reform has won http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57773544-82/reform-health-obamacare-insurance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57773544-82/reform-health-obamacare-insurance.html.csp">Krugman: Despite complexity, health reform has won</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL KRUGMAN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T09:36:18.064-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holy 7 million, Batman! The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has made a stunning comeback from its shambolic start. As the March 31 deadline for 2014 coverage approached, there was a surge in applications at the “exchanges” — the special insurance marketplaces the law set up. And the original target of 7 million sign-ups, widely dismissed as unattainable, has been surpassed. But what does it mean? That depends on whether you ask the law’s opponents or its supporters. You see, the opponents th...</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> 57773544@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 09:36:18 MDT Brooks: To fix politics, strengthen parties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57773543-82/parties-party-system-centric.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57773543-82/parties-party-system-centric.html.csp">Brooks: To fix politics, strengthen parties</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T06:23:01.277-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 06:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Over the last several decades, the United States has adopted a series of campaign finance reform laws. If these laws were designed to reduce the power of money in politics, they have failed. Spending on political campaigns has exploded. Washington booms with masses of lobbyists and consultants. But campaign finance laws weren’t merely designed to take money out of politics; they were designed to protect incumbents from political defeat. In this regard, the laws have been fantastically successful...</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> 57773543@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 06:23:01 MDT Families, former inmates, experts critique Utah criminal justice system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771814-78/justice-system-state-criminal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771814-78/justice-system-state-criminal.html.csp">Families, former inmates, experts critique Utah criminal justice system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T22:50:25.87-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a young attorney in northern California, David Olsen visited clients at the San Quentin State Prison. These prisoners were criminals, he thought, people society had cast out for the things they’d done. He would look at them in their uniforms, being ushered about by armed guards, and assume he knew who and what they were: Bad people guilty of crimes he, a young professional, would never commit. On Thursday, Olsen told a room full of Utah citizens, politicians and public officials after years...</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> 57771814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:50:25 MDT Letter: Single-payer health-care system would work better http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759114-82/payer-single-system-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759114-82/payer-single-system-care.html.csp">Letter: Single-payer health-care system would work better</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T01:01:04.152-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As hyperbole has become the language of the discussion on the Affordable Care Act, the real solution for our health-care system is being ignored. The answer is a single-payer system where the middleman is eliminated. Fear-mongering has overshadowed the benefits of a single-payer system in favor of supporting the corporate greed of an industry whose sole objective is to rake in profits for their stockholders. People throw around made-up scenarios to rationalize their fear of the single-payer sys...</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> 57759114@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utah Transit Authority to use video-based safety program for drivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57755050-79/drivers-smartdrive-based-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57755050-79/drivers-smartdrive-based-program.html.csp">Utah Transit Authority to use video-based safety program for drivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuichi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T16:42:02.253-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Transit Authority has teamed with San Diego-based SmartDrive Systems to use its video-based operator performance and safety program to help train its employees to be better drivers. The system, which will be installed the middle of this year, uses vehicle recorders to capture videos and data as drivers work their daily routes. The videos are then sent to the company’s SmartDrive Review Center where specialists review them for training for drivers. The system will be deployed for UTA’s 600 b...</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> 57755050@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:42:02 MDT No national system to track landslide hazards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57749880-68/landslide-landslides-national-maps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57749880-68/landslide-landslides-national-maps.html.csp">No national system to track landslide hazards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHUONG LE and GOSIA WOZNIACKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T16:35:39.507-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 04:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • People living in the path of a deadly Washington state landslide had virtually no warning before a wall of mud, trees and other debris thundered down the mountain. Some of the homeowners didn’t even know the hillside could give way at any time. Unlike the warning systems and elaborate maps that help residents and officials prepare for natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes, there’s no national system to monitor slide activity and no effort underway to produce detailed nationwi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577498802014-03-30T16:35:39.507-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T16:35:39.507-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749880@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:35:39 MDT Oh My Tech!: Reader suggestions for getting cable-free DVR http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57724309-79/bought-cable-center-channels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57724309-79/bought-cable-center-channels.html.csp">Oh My Tech!: Reader suggestions for getting cable-free DVR</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T21:14:58.354-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two weeks ago, I wrote a column addressing the problem a reader had with trying to get digital video recording capabilities for her TV — such as a TiVo — without having to pay a monthly charge. Unfortunately, there aren’t any completely free options out there, largely because you have to at least pay something for a set top box and another fee for the onscreen electronic programming guide (EPG). Since I ran that article, many readers have written to me with some of their own solutions or storie...</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> 57724309@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:14:58 MDT NBA: 76ers’ skid reaches 25 games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57728023-77/spurs-philadelphia-brown-antonio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57728023-77/spurs-philadelphia-brown-antonio.html.csp">NBA: 76ers’ skid reaches 25 games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAUL DOMINGUEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T23:30:25.632-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Antonio • Brett Brown and the young Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on some dubious NBA history. Austin Daye had 22 points, Tim Duncan added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs earned their 14th straight win with a 113-91 victory Monday night that sent the 76ers to their 25th consecutive loss. Philadelphia will face Houston on Thursday with the distinction of being a loss shy of tying the NBA single-season record for consecutive losses set by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010-11. Before the game, S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577280232014-03-25T23:30:25.632-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T23:30:25.632-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728023@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:30:25 MDT Letter: Caucus system gave us Lee, Swallow; destroy it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57698954-82/system-caucus-compromise-count.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57698954-82/system-caucus-compromise-count.html.csp">Letter: Caucus system gave us Lee, Swallow; destroy it</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:03.705-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re the “compromise” on the Count My Vote initiative: This new alternative system is a step forward, but it is not enough (“Deal on Count My Vote gets lawmakers’ OK, sent to gov,” Tribune, March 5). Any system that gives us Mike Lee and John Swallow needs to be thrown out in its entirety. A new system should be constructed from the ground up, with strong built-in safeguards to ensure that fools (Lee) and felons (Swallow) can no longer be appointed by the few to high office. When the few choose ...</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> 57698954@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Letter: QuickPay app makes parking downtown easy, convenient http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693643-82/parking-app-editorial-features.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693643-82/parking-app-editorial-features.html.csp">Letter: QuickPay app makes parking downtown easy, convenient</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T01:01:02.685-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After the numerous letters and your recent editorial citing the negative features of the Salt Lake City’s downtown parking kiosks, I feel compelled to write about the positive experiences I’ve had with the parking system (“Editorial: Meter mess not SLC’s best moment,” Our View, March 9). It is clear from the letters and from my observations that few people are using the QuickPay app that is part of the new system. I was an early adopter when the kiosks were first installed, receiving a thank you...</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> 57693643@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Army general spared prison in sexual-misconduct case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57709552-68/military-sinclair-army-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57709552-68/military-sinclair-army-sexual.html.csp">Army general spared prison in sexual-misconduct case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFFREY COLLINS </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and michael Biesecker </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T18:48:16.133-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 06:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Bragg, N.C. • The Army general at the center of a sexual misconduct case that put the military justice system itself on trial was spared prison Thursday and sentenced to a reprimand and a $20,000 fine — a punishment legal experts, a women’s group and members of Congress decried as shockingly light. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, 51, immediately announced his retirement, capping a humiliating fall for the battle-tested commander once regarded as a rising star in the Army. A disciplinary bo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577095522014-03-20T18:48:16.133-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T18:48:16.133-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57709552@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:48:16 MDT