THURSDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THURSDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325422-68/ferguson-louis-police-mcculloch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325422-68/ferguson-louis-police-mcculloch.html.csp">National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:22:02.338-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. Gov. Jay Nixon also ordered the Missouri National Guard, which arrived Monday, to withdraw after the flare-ups began to ease. Police have made only a handful of arrests in the protest area over the past two nights. “I feel we’re making progress,” Nixon told KMOX-AM, noting 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58325422@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:22:02 MDT Missouri governor pulling National Guard from Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323178-68/louis-ferguson-data-mcculloch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323178-68/louis-ferguson-data-mcculloch.html.csp">Missouri governor pulling National Guard from Ferguson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alan Scher Zagier and Jim Salter</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:53:54.742-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago. Since the guard’s arrival Monday, flare-ups in the small section of town that had been the center of unrest have begun to subside. The quietest night was overnight Wednesday into Thursday, when police arrested only a handful of people in the prote...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583231782014-08-21T22:53:54.742-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T22:53:54.742-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323178@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:53:54 MDT Blog: Top prep harriers at Highland Thursday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58318573-52/highland-cross-meet-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58318573-52/highland-cross-meet-thursday.html.csp">Blog: Top prep harriers at Highland Thursday</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T15:25:19.821-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the first major cross country meets of the season will take place Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sugar House Park when the 4th annual Highland Invitational is scheduled. According to Highland High cross country coach Gary Rowles, over 50 schools and 2,000 runners are expected to compete. This meet is especially important because the state meet is also held in the same area. -- Tom Wharton</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> 58318573@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:25:19 MDT Ogden hit-run suspect found, victim improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321829-78/ogden-police-suspect-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321829-78/ogden-police-suspect-hit.html.csp">Ogden hit-run suspect found, victim improves</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="2014-08-21T14:09:58.552-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 02:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police confirmed on Thursday that they had contacted an Ogden hit-and-run suspect who allegedly left a motorcyclist in the hospital. Ogden police would not identify the male suspect, who had not been charged, but did say a white hatchback car matching the description of the hit-and-run vehicle from the Tuesday night accident had been found in Harrisville and its driver contacted Wednesday afternoon by police officers. “The suspect was located and charges are pending, awaiting results to come bac...</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> 58321829@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:09:58 MDT School board to reconsider interim superintendent appointment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314306-78/board-superintendent-sltrib-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314306-78/board-superintendent-sltrib-meeting.html.csp">School board to reconsider interim superintendent appointment</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="2014-08-20T07:00:54.508-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Responding to concerns from at least one board member, the state school board will meet Thursday to vote on the appointment of an interim superintendent. Board leaders had appointed an interim superintendent more than a week ago to replace Martell Menlove, who will retire in coming weeks. But board member Terryl Warner, of Hyrum, wrote an email to fellow board members Sunday night saying the board’s own bylaws require that the full board be involved in such decisions in public meetings. She als...</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> 58314306@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:54 MDT Pierce: Jim Nantz will call more NFL than ever this fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310257-77/games-nantz-nfl-pierce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310257-77/games-nantz-nfl-pierce.html.csp">Pierce: Jim Nantz will call more NFL than ever this fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. PiercE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:52:46.098-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jim Nantz is going to be an incredibly busy man during the upcoming NFL season. The veteran CBS sportscaster (and KSL alumnus) will be appearing slightly less on Sundays than he has in past seasons. But considerably more overall. Nantz will be the play-by-play voice of Thursday Night Football through eight games on CBS and seven on the NFL Network. He’ll do nine national games on CBS (when the network has Sunday doubleheaders) and three regional matchups. “So it’s 27 games versus 17 normally,” ...</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> 58310257@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:46 MDT BYU hosts Gonzaga in WCC basketball opener on Dec. 27 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58312830-65/saturday-thursday-dec-nov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58312830-65/saturday-thursday-dec-nov.html.csp">BYU hosts Gonzaga in WCC basketball opener on Dec. 27</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="2014-08-19T09:42:02.787-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU’s men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season is now complete after the West Coast Conference released its schedule on Monday. The Cougars will open league play on Dec. 27 against Gonzaga in the Marriott Center (a mild break for the Zags since students won’t be on campus) and will conclude the regular season at Gonzaga on Feb. 28. That’s 63 days between meetings of the teams that played for the WCC conference tournament title last March. Generally, the WCC schedule is more traditional ...</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> 58312830@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:42:02 MDT Turmoil, tear gas give way to hope in Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58300116-68/police-brown-officer-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58300116-68/police-brown-officer-ferguson.html.csp">Turmoil, tear gas give way to hope in Ferguson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T07:39:02.956-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of peaceful protesters after nearly a week of unrest and mounting public tension in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot by a city police officer. The dramatic shift Thursday came after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned oversight of the protests to the state Highway Patrol, stripping local police from the St. Louis County Police Department of their autho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583001162014-08-15T07:39:02.956-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T07:39:02.956-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300116@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:39:02 MDT Moscow, Kiev closer to confrontation as Russian aid convoy heads for rebel areas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298541-68/convoy-russian-ukraine-luhansk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298541-68/convoy-russian-ukraine-luhansk.html.csp">Moscow, Kiev closer to confrontation as Russian aid convoy heads for rebel areas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Karoun Demirjian</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T20:28:22.755-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • A Russian aid convoy struck a new course toward rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, apparently flouting Ukrainian demands that all humanitarian shipments be subject to government inspections and prompting Kiev to threaten a direct confrontation if the convoy tries to pass through. “Any attempt to introduce any convoy without the agreement of Ukraine will be considered an open aggression,” Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters in Kiev. “The entire w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298541@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:28:22 MDT Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298335-68/iraq-kurdish-iraqi-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298335-68/iraq-kurdish-iraqi-islamic.html.csp">Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SINAN SALAHEDDIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T19:45:18.919-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baghdad • Clashes between Iraqi troops and Sunni insurgents west of Baghdad killed at least four children on Thursday as the United Nations said the humanitarian crisis ignited by the advance of Islamic militants had escalated to its highest emergency level. The extremist Islamic State group’s lightning advance across much of northern and western Iraq has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes since June, and last week prompted the U.S. to launch aid operations and airstrikes a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582983352014-08-14T19:45:18.919-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T19:45:18.919-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298335@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:45:18 MDT BYU football: Every healthy player will see action in Friday’s scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298455-77/mendenhall-award-camp-hill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298455-77/mendenhall-award-camp-hill.html.csp">BYU football: Every healthy player will see action in Friday’s scrimmage</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="2014-08-15T14:04:26.993-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall generally downplays the significance of scrimmages in preseason training camp and almost always holds out key players as a precautionary measure. That won’t be the case on Friday night when the Cougars scrimmage at 6 p.m. at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Gates open at 5 p.m. and admission is free. This one means a lot, Mendenhall said Thursday after a morning practice at the outdoor practice facility. “We will scrimmage everybody tomorrow, so I would like 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> 58298455@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:04:26 MDT Fugitive hunted by Salt Lake Valley cops after chase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296244-78/stout-police-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296244-78/stout-police-lake-salt.html.csp">Fugitive hunted by Salt Lake Valley cops after chase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T17:03:18.92-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police throughout Salt Lake Valley were on the lookout Thursday for an “armed and dangerous” fugitive who led officers on a prolonged high-speed chase before ditching his car — and a female companion — as he fled on foot. The 25-year-old woman who was with him early Thursday morning was caught by police after she, too, tried to run from where the car was abandoned, at 627 E. 5400 South in Murray. The woman was booked into the Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of fleeing police, but 26-year-old ...</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> 58296244@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:03:18 MDT Governor promises ‘a different tone’ in police action at protests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296873-68/police-officer-brown-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296873-68/police-officer-brown-ferguson.html.csp">Governor promises ‘a different tone’ in police action at protests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T21:57:44.136-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that unspecified “operational shifts” are ahead for law enforcement in the St. Louis suburb that has been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Speaking at a meeting of clergy and community members, the governor told the audience that “you all will see a different tone” in law enforcement’s response to the demonstrations in the town of Ferguson. Nixon did not elaborate on the changes ahea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582968732014-08-14T21:57:44.136-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T21:57:44.136-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296873@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:57:44 MDT Liberia gets Ebola drug; ponders who should get it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296621-68/ebola-drug-liberia-outbreak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296621-68/ebola-drug-liberia-outbreak.html.csp">Liberia gets Ebola drug; ponders who should get it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and SARAH DiLORENZO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:23:30.449-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • Liberian officials faced a difficult choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug that could prove life-saving, ineffective or even harmful. ZMapp, the untested Ebola drug, arrived in the West African country late Wednesday. A day later, no one had yet received the treatment, which officials said would go to three people. The government had previously said two doctors would receive the treatment, but it was unclear who else would...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966212014-08-14T12:23:30.449-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T12:23:30.449-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296621@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:23:30 MDT Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58291861-78/utah-com-weather-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58291861-78/utah-com-weather-forecast.html.csp">Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T07:54:46.863-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Flash Flood Watch was in effect for the entire state through late Wednesday night, with Utah’s slot canyons, normally dry washes, fire-denuded mountain slopes and urban areas with poor drainage all at risk. OK, so that’s the bad news. The better news, the National Weather Service says, is that a drying southwest air flow should strengthen late Thursday, eventually driving away rain clouds as the weekend approaches. But first, the region had to get past thunderstorms and rain showers, occasiona...</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> 58291861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:54:46 MDT Scott D. Pierce: It’s all about Shonda for ABC on Thursdays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272393-223/abc-scandal-murder-rhimes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58272393-223/abc-scandal-murder-rhimes.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: It’s all about Shonda for ABC on Thursdays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:24:53.226-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beginning next month, Thursday night will be Shonda night on ABC. Shonda Rhimes, that is. She’s the executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy.” And “Scandal.” And “How to Get Away With Murder,” which is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, Sept. 25. The three shows will air back-to-back-to-back on Thursday nights from 7-10 p.m. MT. Which, given the success of “Grey’s” and “Scandal,” isn’t a bad idea. And given that CBS will be airing NFL football on Thursday nights through Oct. 23, looks like really ...</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> 58272393@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:24:53 MDT NFL • Broncos edge Seahawks in subpar preseason opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273381-77/denver-nfl-preseason-mcnair.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273381-77/denver-nfl-preseason-mcnair.html.csp">NFL • Broncos edge Seahawks in subpar preseason opener</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.86-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • The Super Bowl teams slogged through a preseason opener delayed by lightning and a flurry of flags Thursday night before linebacker Steven Jackson’s end zone interception of Terrelle Pryor’s pass sealed the Denver Broncos’ 21-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks. In between a 46-minute delay, both starting offenses put together long touchdown drives that ate up more than 9 minutes and were kept alive by a wave of yellow flags. Altogether, there were 25 accepted penalties, 13 on Seattle and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582733812014-08-07T23:40:50.86-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T23:40:50.86-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273381@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT Aggies' offense off to a great start http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58274213-55/defense-offense-practice-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58274213-55/defense-offense-practice-aggies.html.csp">Aggies' offense off to a 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="2014-08-07T22:28:42.39-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his assessment of Thursday's practice session, Utah State coach Matt Wells said the offense got the better of the defense. It's a refrain we probably should get accustomed to hearing in the coming weeks. With Chuckie Keeton back looking good as ever, the offense seems to be ahead of where it was a year ago at this time. An encouraging sign Thursday was the play of the offensive line, which Wells thought got the better of the defense. While his words might have been a little coach psycholo...</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> 58274213@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:28:42 MDT Evacuated after Oregon fire, some residents return; Idaho fire threatens homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273706-68/fire-thursday-area-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273706-68/fire-thursday-area-federal.html.csp">Evacuated after Oregon fire, some residents return; Idaho fire threatens homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF BARNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T19:24:02.326-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some of the hundreds of people forced to flee a wind-driven wildfire in Oregon’s Columbia Gorge east of Portland were allowed to return Thursday and were happy to find their houses intact, even where flames had come as close as 30 feet. “It is a huge relief,” said Connie Thomasian, a real estate agent who moved to the little community of Rowena overlooking the Columbia River with her husband, Craig, for the world-class wind surfing. “We still have our house. It’s a relief that everybody in our n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582737062014-08-07T19:24:02.326-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T19:24:02.326-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273706@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:24:02 MDT NBA: Cavaliers and Timberwolves set for Love-Wiggins deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273420-77/love-team-deal-durant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273420-77/love-team-deal-durant.html.csp">NBA: Cavaliers and Timberwolves set for Love-Wiggins deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.823-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LeBron James and Kevin Love won Olympic gold medals together. They’re about to team up again, this time to try and end Cleveland’s 50-year championship drought. Love will soon be on his way from Minnesota to Cleveland after the teams reached an agreement in principle to a trade that will send the All-Star forward to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round draft pick, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday. They spoke on condition o...</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> 58273420@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT