State - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/State News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436865-68/kurdish-syria-turkey-fighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436865-68/kurdish-syria-turkey-fighters.html.csp">Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIAA HADID </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and SUZAN FRASER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T22:03:30.619-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beirut • Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. As the fighting raged, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, some hobbling on crutches as others lugged bulging sacks of belongings on their backs. The large-scale displacement of so many and the movement of the Kurdish fighters into Syria reflected the ferocity of the fig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584368652014-09-20T22:03:30.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-20T22:03:30.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436865@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:03:30 MDT Live: Aggies and Wolves tied http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58436972-59/aggies-arkansas-score-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58436972-59/aggies-arkansas-score-state.html.csp">Live: Aggies and Wolves tied</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="2014-09-20T19:24:01.841-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A major mistake led to Arkansas State's first score as punter Jaron Bentrude dropped the ball and Arkansas State recovered on the Aggies' 12-yard line. J.D. McKissic took the pitch and swept down the left side of the field for the score, tying the game at 7-7. The storyline for the Aggies continues to be the missed chances in the first half.</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> 58436972@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:24:01 MDT Live: Tied 14-14, Controversial call keys Ark. State score http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58437263-55/state-arkansas-call-14-14.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58437263-55/state-arkansas-call-14-14.html.csp">Live: Tied 14-14, Controversial call keys Ark. State score</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="2014-09-20T20:17:01.986-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arkansas State tied the game thanks in part to a controversial pass interference call on Devin Centers. The call came on 4th-and-9 at Utah State's 18-yard line. Arkansas State quarterback Fredi Knighten threw to the left corner of the end zone where Darion Griswold was covered by Centers. Apparently the officials thought he covered him too well, throwing a flag that gave Arkansas State a first down on Utah State's 3-yard line. After a loss of one, Johnston White found a little seam to the right ...</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> 58437263@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:17:01 MDT Live: Aggies 7-0, Aggies' defense off to great start http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58436745-55/aggies-state-defense-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58436745-55/aggies-state-defense-utah.html.csp">Live: Aggies 7-0, Aggies' defense off to great start</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="2014-09-20T18:00:03.66-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 06:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's defense is off to a great start, having forced two turnovers to help the Aggies lead 7-0 after a quarter of play here at Arkansas State. Frankie Sutera has an interception and Devin Centers recovered a fumble for the Aggies' defense. Utah State's score came courtesy of an 81-yard pass play from Darell Garretson to Hunter Sharp. The Aggies have 152 yards to Arkansas State's 63. Utah State was worried about the Red Wolves' speed, but so far it has been the Aggies who are hard to conta...</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> 58436745@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:00:03 MDT Live: USU 7-0, Aggies wasting opportunities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58436817-55/aggies-7-0-defense-interception.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58436817-55/aggies-7-0-defense-interception.html.csp">Live: USU 7-0, Aggies wasting opportunities</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="2014-09-20T18:22:02.152-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's defense keeps giving the Aggies great field position, but so far the Aggies have failed to take advantage of it. The defense has nabbed three turnovers with Frankie Sutera getting an interception and Devin Centers and LT Filiaga recovering fumbles, but the Aggies lead just 7-0 with six minutes to go in the half. USU has 209 yards to Arkansas State's 128. Darell Garretson is 12-of-20, but threw an interception deep in the Red Wolves' territory.</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> 58436817@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:22:02 MDT Live: Aggies lead at halftime, 7-0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58436900-55/yard-state-aggies-arkansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58436900-55/yard-state-aggies-arkansas.html.csp">Live: Aggies lead at halftime, 7-0</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="2014-09-20T18:55:01.894-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 06:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State leads Arkansas State 7-0 at halftime, but the storyline of the half was all the missed scoring opportunities. The Aggies' defense recorded three turnovers with Frankie Sutera getting an interception and Devin Centers and LT Filiaga recovering fumbles, but the Aggies wasted the ensuing scoring opportunities. The lone score was an 81-yard pass play from Darell Garretson to Hunter Sharp in the first quarter. Utah State started two drives inside Arkansas State territory (on the 33 and 44-...</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> 58436900@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:55:01 MDT USU Football: Aggies fall in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58437669-77/aggies-state-yard-arkansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58437669-77/aggies-state-yard-arkansas.html.csp">USU Football: Aggies fall in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:30:02.603-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jonesboro, Ark. • Four games into the season one thing is clear about the Utah State Aggies, with or without Chuckie Keeton, the offense just isn’t where it needs to be for the Aggies to be successful. Missed opportunities by the offense allowed Arkansas State to take a 21-14 overtime win Saturday in front of 29,029 at Centennial Bank Stadium. The Aggies’ defense nabbed an interception and recovered three fumbles Saturday, but the Aggies failed to produce any points off the turnovers. The most d...</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> 58437669@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:30:02 MDT 49 Turkish hostages freed from Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436872-68/hostages-turkey-militants-turkish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436872-68/hostages-turkey-militants-turkish.html.csp">49 Turkish hostages freed from Islamic State</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUZAN FRASER and RAPHAEL SATTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T21:05:32.254-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ankara, Turkey • Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world’s most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago clasped their families Saturday on the tarmac of the Turkish capital’s airport, experts had doubts about the government’s story. The official explanation “sounds a bit too good to be true,” said Sinan Ulgen, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584368722014-09-20T21:05:32.254-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-20T21:05:32.254-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436872@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:05:32 MDT Prep football: Ron McBride keeps giving back to game he loves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58416911-190/assistant-mcbride-coach-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58416911-190/assistant-mcbride-coach-state.html.csp">Prep football: Ron McBride keeps giving back to game he loves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:30:04.228-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The September sun beat down hard on the Taylorsville football team as it prepared for a Tuesday practice. Large linemen huddled under the shade and helped each other with their pads as Warriors coach Rod Wells rolled into practice driving a golf cart with a familiar-looking passenger. Former University of Utah and Weber State coach Ron McBride sat next to Wells. On this sweltering afternoon, he took charge of Taylorsville’s offensive line. Warrior players suddenly seemed to perk up and things go...</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> 58416911@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:30:04 MDT Utah State Football: Garretson confident as Aggies face road challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433327-77/garretson-state-aggies-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433327-77/garretson-state-aggies-utah.html.csp">Utah State Football: Garretson confident as Aggies face road challenge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T17:02:02.405-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jonesboro, Ark. • The Utah State Aggies might be down a quarterback, but they certainly aren’t down on their hopes for a win when they play at Arkansas State on Saturday. Sophomore Darell Garretson, who will start in place of injured quarterback Chuckie Keeton, gives the Aggies just as good a chance of beating the Red Wolves as the guy the Aggies were pushing for the Heisman Trophy. If that thought sounds like a stretch, well, Garretson hopes to prove the doubters wrong. “Practice has gone well,...</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> 58433327@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:02:02 MDT Utah shuts out Utah State in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435024-89/utah-state-scored-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435024-89/utah-state-scored-soccer.html.csp">Utah shuts out Utah State in women’s soccer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T23:29:55.799-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Mariah Elmer and Natalie Vukic each scored their first collegiate goals, leading Utah to a 3-0 victory over Utah State in women’s soccer Friday. Lindsey Luke made three saves for her fifth shutout of the season and Katie Ribgy also scored for the Utes (6-0-2). Utah State is 3-4-1. The Salt Lake Tribune</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> 58435024@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:55 MDT Utah football: Victory over Michigan could be big boost to Utes’ season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58433101-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58433101-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp">Utah football: Victory over Michigan could be big boost to Utes’ season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T23:29:56.893-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ann Arbor, Mich. • Kyle Whittingham identifies the Big House with good memories. Brian Johnson throwing for over 300 yards. Paul Kruger and Koa Misi racking up sacks. Louie Sakoda drilling field goal after field goal. So, yeah, there’s a bit of nostalgia for that 2008 meeting with Michigan, when the Utes were able to pull away with a 25-23 victory that jump-started their 13-0 seaon. But it’s time to make some new memories. “Our guys are excited,” Whittingham said. “They’re excited to go there 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> 58433101@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:56 MDT Paul Rolly: State makes longtime resident of Utah prove it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58429047-90/utah-building-state-employees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58429047-90/utah-building-state-employees.html.csp">Paul Rolly: State makes longtime resident of Utah prove it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T10:51:21.725-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Noah North recently helped his mother make an appointment online to renew her Utah driver license. They gathered all the evidence she would need to prove she was a U.S. citizen and a lawful resident of the Beehive state and that the octogenarian had not illegally infiltrated the “Land of the Free.” They went to her appointment with a printed copy of her renewal form and a fist full of I.D. cards: bank cards, utility bills, her birth and marriage certificates issued by the state of Utah (it 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> 58429047@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:51:21 MDT Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58435737-68/hostages-turkey-turkish-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58435737-68/hostages-turkey-turkish-islamic.html.csp">Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUZAN FRASER and RAPHAEL SATTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T10:49:07.692-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ankara, Turkey • Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world’s most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago clasped their families Saturday on the tarmac of the Turkish capital’s airport, experts had serious doubts about the government’s story. The official explanation “sounds a bit too good to be true,” said Sinan ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584357372014-09-20T10:49:07.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-20T10:49:07.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58435737@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:49:07 MDT Carlson: Richard Clarke’s hair is on fire again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435564-82/clarke-says-state-bush.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435564-82/clarke-says-state-bush.html.csp">Carlson: Richard Clarke’s hair is on fire again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T07:35:13.547-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 07:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Remember Richard Clarke, the presidential counterterrorism adviser whose hair was on fire about al-Qaida long before the Sept. 11 attacks and whose warnings of a threat from hijacked planes were ignored by the administration of President George W. Bush? Well, his hair is about to burst into flames again. This time, it’s the threat from Islamic State that has him worried. “They’re well-organized,” he says. “They’re running cities and vast territory. We don’t know how much money they’...</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> 58435564@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:35:13 MDT The Best State: Montana, for the fairness of its tax system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433271-82/tax-taxes-income-sales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433271-82/tax-taxes-income-sales.html.csp">The Best State: Montana, for the fairness of its tax system</a></h4>