THOMAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THOMAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Crowd-Funding: Singing the blues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58338591-66/blues-com-crowd-draper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58338591-66/blues-com-crowd-draper.html.csp">Utah Crowd-Funding: Singing the blues</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T10:00:03.471-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding project has a right to sing the blues. Salt Lake City musician John Thomas Draper performs blues and roots music, both classic songs and original compositions, at various venues around Utah — both as a solo artist and, with vocalist Kerry Strazdins, in the duo The Dusty Boxcars. Draper is making plans to record his first CD. That, of course, takes money for studio time, hiring a producer, and other expenses. Draper is trying to raise $4,200 via Kickstarter to fund ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58338591@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:03 MDT Cops raid Magna home, arrest 2 in Heber SWAT thefts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334598-78/police-stolen-heber-swat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334598-78/police-stolen-heber-swat.html.csp">Cops raid Magna home, arrest 2 in Heber SWAT thefts</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="2014-08-27T17:34:32.219-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Multiple law enforcement agencies raided a Magna home early Monday morning, arresting two suspects in a still ongoing investigation into the theft of firearms and gear from several Heber City SWAT vehicles. Heber Senior Police Officer Xela Thomas said officers from her department, joined by Wasatch County sheriff’s deputies, Unified Police and a UPD SWAT team, served a search warrant on the residence at 2870 S. 8900 West about 4 a.m. Nine people initially were detained and questioned before two...</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> 58334598@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:34:32 MDT Utah lands commitment from 2015 CB/WR Chris Barr http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58318978-59/barr-utah-com-christian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58318978-59/barr-utah-com-christian.html.csp">Utah lands commitment from 2015 CB/WR Chris Barr</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="2014-08-20T17:57:49.376-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Florida, the domain of Utah recruiters Kalani Sitake and Dennis Erickson, is picking up some Ute fans. Trinity Christian Academy’s Chris Barr became the latest Florida product to commit to the U. on Wednesday, tweeting the following: &lt;blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-cards=”hidden” lang=”en”&gt;&lt;p&gt;I have officially committed to the UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. &lt;a href=”http://t.co/X4eqFTiG3A”&gt;pic.twitter.com/X4eqFTiG3A&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&mdash; Chris Barr (@2Smoo...</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> 58318978@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:57:49 MDT Superintendent leaving; second top Utah ed official to depart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300865-78/board-menlove-state-superintendent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300865-78/board-menlove-state-superintendent.html.csp">Superintendent leaving; second top Utah ed official to depart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T21:48:45.446-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A second top Utah education official will leave his post this month, state leaders announced Friday. State Superintendent Martell Menlove announced in March he would retire this year, but he said at the time he would wait until his replacement was found. But state school board chair David Crandall said on Friday that next week will likely be Menlove’s last in the office, though he’ll help with the transition as needed. State school board leaders said on Friday they’ve chosen an interim superint...</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> 58300865@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:48:45 MDT Manning’s old pal Tamme steps up with Thomas out http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254362-77/manning-tamme-broncos-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254362-77/manning-tamme-broncos-defense.html.csp">Manning’s old pal Tamme steps up with Thomas out</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARNIE STAPLETON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:12:08.167-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Julius Thomas missed the Denver Broncos’ annual summer scrimmage with a bruised thigh, so Jacob Tamme stepped up and played the starring role alongside Peyton Manning. Tamme stretched out and snared Manning’s high pass for a one-handed 17-yard touchdown grab with Omar Bolden in coverage, the highlight of the short scrimmage before 38,620 fans on a sun-drenched Saturday afternoon at Sports Authority Field. “Jacob is always there when you need him,” said Manning, who also played with Tamm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582543622014-08-02T23:12:08.167-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:12:08.167-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254362@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:12:08 MDT Chiefs’ De’Anthony Thomas making big statement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254368-77/thomas-chiefs-already-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254368-77/thomas-chiefs-already-camp.html.csp">Chiefs’ De’Anthony Thomas making big statement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:11:01.683-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Joseph, Mo. • The diminutive dude wearing the No. 1 jersey took the swing pass near the far sideline. He made the first defender miss, turned up field and made a couple more miss, and then wound his way all the way to the end zone. It was just like De’Anthony Thomas used to do in college. Now he’s doing it in the NFL. The quick, multi-talented running back was taken by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of May’s draft, and already the former Oregon standout has been making 31 other t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582543682014-08-02T23:11:01.683-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:11:01.683-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254368@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:11:01 MDT Park City mayor to ski resort litigants: Get it together http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241656-78/ski-resort-pcmr-talisker.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241656-78/ski-resort-pcmr-talisker.html.csp">Park City mayor to ski resort litigants: Get it together</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:42:40.883-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City Mayor Jack Thomas — along with most residents of Utah’s premier ski town — is losing patience with the land-lease dispute between Talisker Corp. and Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) that threatens to shutter the ski resort for the upcoming ski season and cripple the local economy. In a public statement, the mayor scolded both sides for not reaching an agreement that would keep PCMR open for the 2014-15 ski season and the foreseeable future. Thomas’ statement comes on the heels of an 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> 58241656@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:42:40 MDT Lions postpone talks with Suh http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234271-77/suh-team-contract-lions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234271-77/suh-team-contract-lions.html.csp">Lions postpone talks with Suh</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T21:29:59.487-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Allen Park, Mich. • The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season. Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew said before practice Monday that negotiations are being tabled. Lewand and Mayhew both expressed optimism that a deal can eventually be reached. If the two sides can’tagree after the season, the Lions could still keep Suh by using their franchise tag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582342712014-07-28T21:29:59.487-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T21:29:59.487-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234271@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:29:59 MDT The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline MLB Hall of Fame class http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230352-77/torre-baseball-thomas-hall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230352-77/torre-baseball-thomas-hall.html.csp">The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline MLB Hall of Fame class</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="2014-07-27T22:55:28.701-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cooperstown, N.Y. • Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Torre and La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000. “I’m speechless. Thanks for having me in your ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582303522014-07-27T22:55:28.701-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T22:55:28.701-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230352@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:55:28 MDT MLB: Thomas, Maddux, Glavine to be inducted into baseball Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221740-77/thomas-fame-hall-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221740-77/thomas-fame-hall-baseball.html.csp">MLB: Thomas, Maddux, Glavine to be inducted into baseball Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.003-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cooperstown, N.Y. • Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well. “I was never that blue-chip prospect,” he said. “I had to outwork my opponents.” Hard to imagine now that Thomas was ever anything except a huge star. For Thomas, the 6-foot-5, 240-pound former Chicago White Sox slugger known as the Big Hurt, life has come full circle — from awe-struck rookie in 1990 to baseball royalty. Thomas was elected in January to the Hall of Fame, along with pitchers Greg Maddux an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582217402014-07-24T22:45:05.003-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T22:45:05.003-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221740@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Mattel ramps up effort behind Thomas & Friends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206315-79/mattel-friends-thomas-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206315-79/mattel-friends-thomas-company.html.csp">Mattel ramps up effort behind Thomas & Friends</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:22:02.194-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">El Segundo, Calif. • Toy company Mattel is ramping up its efforts to bring Thomas & Friends products to consumers, rolling out a new direct-to-consumer catalog and website. Mattel Inc. said Monday it also is teaming with 20 independent specialty retail stores to sell the Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway goods. Toys R Us will serve as the exclusive national chain. U.S. shoppers will be able to purchase limited edition toys through the catalog, website or at an official specialty retailer. One limi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582063152014-07-21T09:22:02.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:22:02.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:22:02 MDT PCL baseball: Bees lose to Las Vegas; Cron returning from L.A. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202696-77/lake-salt-bees-las.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202696-77/lake-salt-bees-las.html.csp">PCL baseball: Bees lose to Las Vegas; Cron returning from L.A.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:53:24.275-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Bees have struggled to close out winnable games this season. It happened again Saturday night, when Las Vegas rallied for a 6-2 victory at Smith’s Ballpark. Behind a superb outing by starter Justin Thomas, the Bees took a 2-0 lead into the eighth inning. But the 51s used a two-out, three-run homer by Andrew Brown to take the lead. Las Vegas added three more runs in the ninth and handed Salt Lake its third loss in four games despite Brennan Boesch’s two-run homer in the first. Bees manager K...</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> 58202696@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:53:24 MDT Jazz notes: Malcolm Thomas’ summer league play turning heads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58191961-87/jazz-thomas-team-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58191961-87/jazz-thomas-team-league.html.csp">Jazz notes: Malcolm Thomas’ summer league play turning heads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.366-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • With the acquisition of Trevor Booker and the logjam at power forward, Malcolm Thomas suddenly faces long odds in terms of making the roster of the Utah Jazz. But, man, he’s certainly making it difficult on the Jazz to part ways with him.Everyone knows about Dante Exum, and Rudy Gobert, and Trey Burke and Rodney Hood. Those are the headliners of Utah’s summer league roster, the guys that Jazz fans are driving six hours down I-15 to see that the Thomas & Mack Center. However, one of 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> 58191961@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT NBA: Chris Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58175353-77/bosh-deal-heat-miami.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58175353-77/bosh-deal-heat-miami.html.csp">NBA: Chris Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:08:17.203-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Bosh said countless times in recent weeks that he did not want to leave Miami. Not even LeBron James’ departure changed his mind. And shortly after the Heat took a King-sized hit, their future started coming together. Bosh is staying in Miami, agreeing Friday to a five-year contract that will be worth about $118 million, said two people familiar with the deal. They spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side had confirmed it publicly. Keeping Bosh addresses...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581753532014-07-11T23:08:17.203-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T23:08:17.203-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175353@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:08:17 MDT Pitts: Our actions, and inactions, define us http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58146637-82/ferreira-mob-woman-crime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58146637-82/ferreira-mob-woman-crime.html.csp">Pitts: Our actions, and inactions, define us</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="2014-07-03T17:45:52.425-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The psychological explanation for what happened to Catherine Ferreira is neat and tidy and sounds like reason. “The bystander effect,” explains Psychology Today on its website, “occurs when the presence of others hinders an individual from intervening in an emergency situation.” While people are more apt to step in if they are the only ones available to do so, the magazine says that when gathered in groups, they tend to hold back and look to one another for cues on what to do. It is a definition...</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> 58146637@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:45:52 MDT