State - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/State News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: Sen. Ted Cruz hires spur 2016 speculation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58351019-64/trib-state-utah-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58351019-64/trib-state-utah-news.html.csp">News roundup: Sen. Ted Cruz hires spur 2016 speculation</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="2014-08-29T08:03:01.625-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 08:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cruz hires heighten 2016 White House bid speculation. Gay couples: SCOTUS should take up same-sex marriage case. Hatch: War may be needed to stop ISIS. Happy Friday. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is a conservative favorite for a possible run at the White House in 2016 and he's helping fuel the speculation of a run by hiring some political advisers who could help such a bid. Cruz hasn't said whether he'll make a run but he isn't shying away from moves that could help him get to that point. [Polit...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58351019@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:03:01 MDT Aggies to face sold out crowd in Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58350999-55/sold-state-aggies-crowd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58350999-55/sold-state-aggies-crowd.html.csp">Aggies to face sold out crowd in Tennessee</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="2014-08-29T06:14:02.459-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 06:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's football players and coaches said this week they don't think they will be affected by Tennessee's loud crowd. But that might be easier said than done. The Vols have sold out their opener for the first time since 2007. Neyland Stadium has a capacity of 102,455, making it the fourth largest college stadium behind Michigan (109,901), Penn State (106,572) and Ohio State (104,851). The Aggies' biggest concern is communication along the offensive line, but Kevin Whimpey believes the team ...</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> 58350999@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:14:02 MDT Pac-12 picks: Mountain West opponents will fall Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350832-89/colorado-state-arizona-unlv.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350832-89/colorado-state-arizona-unlv.html.csp">Pac-12 picks: Mountain West opponents will fall Friday</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="2014-08-29T04:35:02.238-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Other than forgetting Rutgers' move to the Big Ten and underestimating the Scarlet Knights' offense, I came through with some solid insight on the opening night of the Pac-12 football schedule Thursday.Not that Utah or Arizona State did anything extraordinary in beating Big Sky Conference opponents by a total of 73 points. Meanwhile, Rutgers' 41-38 win over Washington State at CenturyLink Field in Seattle was surprising. It took some cooperation from the Cougars, who led 38-34 before fumbling a...</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> 58350832@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:35:02 MDT Utah football: Utes secondary struggles early against ISU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350078-89/arias-early-isu-secondary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350078-89/arias-early-isu-secondary.html.csp">Utah football: Utes secondary struggles early against ISU</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="2014-08-28T23:33:25.674-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Early in the first quarter, a false sense of security had already set in. Utah’s defense seemed well on its way to cruising against Idaho State’s experienced attack. A catch here, a run there — well, things changed. A 10-play, 75-yard touchdown drive dinged some of that confidence. And the secondary in particular had a lot to answer for. While coach Kyle Whittingham said he was most upset about giving up big runs in unmanned gaps, but the Bengals’ Justin Arias picked the Utes apart for a time, c...</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> 58350078@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:25 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 28, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58350091-227/utes-football-rice-eccles-cheer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58350091-227/utes-football-rice-eccles-cheer.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 28, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:25:02.395-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Utah cheerleaders celebrate a touchdown during the first half of the game against Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles stadium Thursday August 28, 2014. Utah is won the game 56-14. Read more</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> 58350091@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:25:02 MDT Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State 56-14 in season opener (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348181-89/utah-yards-clay-seconds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348181-89/utah-yards-clay-seconds.html.csp">Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State 56-14 in season opener (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T00:02:32.624-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An FBS team handing an FCS team its 45th consecutive loss may not rank among college football’s storied triumphs, but the biggest winners Thursday night were the Utes who returned to the field after an extended absence and played a key role in the 56-14 blowout. Junior quarterback Travis Wilson, after an intracranial artery condition made him off-limits for contact since November, passed for 265 yards and one touchdown and showed characteristic fearlessness in catapulting an Idaho State defender...</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> 58348181@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:02:32 MDT BYU football: Though short-handed, Cougars favored heavily in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58347615-88/byu-season-cougars-opener.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58347615-88/byu-season-cougars-opener.html.csp">BYU football: Though short-handed, Cougars favored heavily in opener</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="2014-08-28T23:33:26.487-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Hartford, Conn. • The situations are strikingly similar, almost as if Friday’s season opener was purposefully set up for the BYU Cougars to get some redemption after last year’s debacle threw a damper on the season from which they never quite recovered. After losing 19-16 at Virginia in 2013, the Cougars are back on the East Coast, some 2,000 miles away from home, and will take on upset-minded Connecticut at 5 p.m. MDT at Rentschler Field. ESPN will televise the first-ever meeting between 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> 58347615@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Utah plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347561-78/court-utah-couples-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347561-78/court-utah-couples-marriage.html.csp">Utah plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear gay marriage case</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="2014-08-28T22:24:31.084-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the three gay couples who on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal, it’s no longer just about Utah. Having won at the district court, and then the federal appeals court, the three plaintiff couples in Utah’s historic Kitchen v. Herbert lawsuit are ready to go to the nation’s high court and put it all on the line. Win here, and the couples would legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country; lose and, Utah has said, the state would revert back ...</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> 58347561@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:24:31 MDT Top 25 football: Hill breaks Manziel’s record in No. 21 A&M’s rout of No. 9 South Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349587-77/hill-game-yards-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349587-77/hill-game-yards-aggies.html.csp">Top 25 football: Hill breaks Manziel’s record in No. 21 A&M’s rout of No. 9 South Carolina</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:25.748-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, S.C. • Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job. Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak. Hill looked poised and confident in his first start, leading the Aggies (1-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) to the most total and passing yards against Sout...</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> 58349587@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:25 MDT Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State, 56-14 in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348813-89/utah-idaho-state-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348813-89/utah-idaho-state-yards.html.csp">Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State, 56-14 in opener</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="2014-08-28T23:33:12.938-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utes got what everyone expected — a win. A big, honking 56-14 win. But Utah’s opener was not without a dash of tension. Fans hoping for a demolition from start to finish were disappointed as Idaho State drove into Utah territory aiming to tie up the 7-point game. But soon after Eric Rowe blocked the Bengals’ 30-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, the wrecking ball was unleashed. Kaelin Clay electrified Rice-Eccles fifth-biggest crowd with both punt and kickoff returns for a touchd...</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> 58348813@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:12 MDT Robinson: Have we gone to war again? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348958-82/state-islamic-group-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348958-82/state-islamic-group-military.html.csp">Robinson: Have we gone to war again?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:52:13.871-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • I’d like to know whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State. I’d like to know why — or why not. I’d like to know whether the goal of U.S. policy is to contain the jihadist militia or destroy it. President Obama? Members of Congress? Please pay attention. I’m talking to you. The barbarians who decapitated journalist James Foley — and who commit atrocities on a daily basis — control territory in both Iraq and Syria. I’d like to know why it makes sense to co...</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> 58348958@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:52:13 MDT Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348814-79/fracking-california-oil-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348814-79/fracking-california-oil-gas.html.csp">Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:32:02.015-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday. The move will end a halt that has stood since a federal judge ruled in 2013 that the federal agency failed to follow environmental law in allowing an oil extraction method known as fracking on public land in Monterey County. The study...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488142014-08-28T17:32:02.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:32:02.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:32:02 MDT Utahns increasingly optimistic about economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347662-79/bank-consumer-index-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347662-79/bank-consumer-index-state.html.csp">Utahns increasingly optimistic about economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T16:42:02.492-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns head into the Labor Day weekend more optimistic than they’ve been in some time about the stability of their jobs and the strength of the state’s economy. Released earlier this week, Zions Bank’s Consumer Attitude Index rose 2.0 points from July to August, boosting the gain over the past 12 months to 18.5 points. Utah’s consumer confidence index is now up to 106.9, far better than the national average (92.4), which went up 2.1 points since July. “Consumer confidence in current economic c...</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> 58347662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:42:02 MDT Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348759-68/obama-military-president-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348759-68/obama-military-president-state.html.csp">Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:44:31.665-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy yet” for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East. The president spoke shortly before convening a meeting of his national security advisers on a range of Pentagon options for confronting the Islamic State group. However, officials said Obama was not expected to emerge from the meeting with a decision ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487592014-08-28T17:44:31.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:44:31.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348759@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:44:31 MDT U.S. warplanes bomb targets in northern Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348747-68/iraq-airstrikes-islamic-northern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348747-68/iraq-airstrikes-islamic-northern.html.csp">U.S. warplanes bomb targets in northern Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:25:47.002-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. fighter planes conducted five airstrikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Thursday, continuing a limited campaign aimed at helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces retake key territory and degrade the militants’ capability. U.S. Central Command said in a brief statement that the fighters destroyed a Humvee, a tank, four armed vehicles and a construction vehicle near the Mosul Dam on the Tigris River. They also damaged an Islamic State checkpoint. The attacks on Thursd...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487472014-08-28T17:25:47.002-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:25:47.002-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348747@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:25:47 MDT Kurds: Our fight is against more than Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348742-68/kurdish-state-islamic-kurds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348742-68/kurdish-state-islamic-kurds.html.csp">Kurds: Our fight is against more than Islamic State</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Cunningham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:27:43.065-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gwer, Iraq • Kurdish fighters are struggling to hold on to recent gains against Islamic State militants in Iraq in the face of constant shelling and sniper fire. But Kurds say the jihadists have another weapon: local Arab sympathizers. The Kurds suspect ethnic Arabs have backed the militants in battles that have raged in Iraq’s north over the past month, including a stunning advance by the jihadists. The fighting has displaced thousands of families in a region long known as a flashpoint for Ara...</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> 58348742@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:27:43 MDT Prep football: UHSAA rejects tournament success as realignment factor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58347629-190/uhsaa-schools-classification-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58347629-190/uhsaa-schools-classification-football.html.csp">Prep football: UHSAA rejects tournament success as realignment factor</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="2014-08-28T23:33:26.452-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Midvale • The Board of Trustees of the Utah High School Activities Association rejected a controversial proposal that would have used state tournament success as a factor in determining the classification of prep football teams when it met Thursday. The proposal was designed as a potential way to help mitigate socioeconomic factors that may be contributing to the lack of football success by some of the state’s schools. It could have also resulted in moving successful programs such as Timpview 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> 58347629@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Herbert supports appeal of ruling against Utah’s bigamy law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347714-90/appeal-attorney-bigamy-browns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58347714-90/appeal-attorney-bigamy-browns.html.csp">Herbert supports appeal of ruling against Utah’s bigamy law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T19:57:48.931-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 07:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert said he is inclined to seek an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling striking down part of Utah’s bigamy law, saying the state has an obligation to defend the laws of the state. “I think when laws are on the books they should be appealed until there is no appeal left,” Herbert said Thursday following his monthly KUED news conference. “I expect that we’ll be reviewing that and I expect that the attorney general will talk to me about what his thoughts are with the recent ruling.” U....</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> 58347714@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:57:48 MDT Prep notes: UHSAA to vote on realignment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58318484-190/football-proposal-uhsaa-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58318484-190/football-proposal-uhsaa-thursday.html.csp">Prep notes: UHSAA to vote on realignment</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="2014-08-23T23:04:37.581-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Those who like or dislike the proposal to base part of high school football realignment criteria on past success will have one last chance to voice their opinion before the Utah High School Activities Association Board of Trustees votes on the proposal. A realignment public hearing is scheduled Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the UHSAA offices at 199 E. 7200 South in Midvale. The Board of Trustees will then vote on the proposal at its meeting Thursday that begins at 9 a.m. UHSAA assistant director Bar...</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> 58318484@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:37 MDT Prep volleyball: Pleasant Grove has a three-peat in its sights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58338429-190/state-teams-coach-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58338429-190/state-teams-coach-class.html.csp">Prep volleyball: Pleasant Grove has a three-peat in its sights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:48.696-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As far as conundrums go, Allyce Jones’ problem is one to be envied. Only 26 years old, Jones is on the fast track to a volleyball coaching career that may include stints at the college level. But, on the other hand, her early success comes where she grew up — and where the temptation to stay would naturally be extremely high. Right now, it’s Pleasant Grove High School that continues its tradition of winning and will keep its young head coach for an undetermined length of time. “That’s always bee...</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> 58338429@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:48 MDT