TUESDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TUESDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wildfires scramble crews in northeast, northwestern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210120-78/fire-tuesday-acres-crews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210120-78/fire-tuesday-acres-crews.html.csp">Wildfires scramble crews in northeast, northwestern Utah</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="2014-07-23T10:00:31.064-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Resurgent wildfires had rural Tooele County residents ready to evacuate their homes and farms at a moment’s notice on Tuesday, but crews believed they were slowly turning back the threat. The Anaconda Fire had burned 1,100 acres in Pine Canyon, east of Tooele. It was sparked by lightning on Sunday and had been thought all-but-tamed until winds kicked up flames Monday afternoon. Crews had the blaze 25 percent contained on Tuesday night; Fire Information Officer Ryan Wilden said it appeared the 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58210120@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:31 MDT Jordan District to buy out adminstrator’s contract amid split talk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212590-78/district-jordan-agreement-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212590-78/district-jordan-agreement-tuesday.html.csp">Jordan District to buy out adminstrator’s contract amid split talk</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="2014-07-22T22:02:14.902-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan School District leaders approved an agreement Tuesday to buy out their former deputy superintendent, who left the district earlier this month amid threats of a possible district split. Richard Osborn, Jordan board president, said the district will pay Burke Jolley for the rest of his contract, which was supposed to go through June 2015. District leaders, however, did not release an exact figure, telling a Salt Lake Tribune reporter to file an open records request for it. “The terms are 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> 58212590@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:02:14 MDT Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212452-68/israel-hamas-israeli-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212452-68/israel-hamas-israeli-gaza.html.csp">Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARON HELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel’s main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine. Israel declared that Ben-Gurion Airport was safe and said there was no reason to “hand terror a prize” by halting flights. The rare flight ban came as Israel grappled with news that a soldier went missing after an attack in the Gaza Strip, raising the p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124522014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212452@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:09:32 MDT Israel-Gaza violence creates complications for Utah travelers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211718-78/israel-jensen-violence-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211718-78/israel-jensen-violence-green.html.csp">Israel-Gaza violence creates complications for Utah travelers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:01:15.751-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">He’s been on a church trip for past three weeks, but Dick Jensen still checks the news every day. Jensen, co-owner of Farmington-based Dick Jensen & Alan McKay Tours, wants to know when it will be safe again to take tourists to Israel. After more than two weeks and hundreds of fatalities, mostly on the Gaza side, the violence between Israel and Hamas shows no signs of abating. “It’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but it’s a little crazy right now,” Jensen said Tuesday. “You’d be be...</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> 58211718@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:01:15 MDT Utah State football: Summer is over, work begins soon for Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207446-77/wells-aggies-camp-keeton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207446-77/wells-aggies-camp-keeton.html.csp">Utah State football: Summer is over, work begins soon for Aggies</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="2014-07-22T17:36:25.966-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Utah State coach Matt Wells summed up his summer in one brief statement. “It was good, and now it’s over,” he said. So it begins. The Mountain West Conference’s annual media days, held Tuesday and Wednesday in Las Vegas, are the signal that preparations for the 2014 season are just a few days from beginning. The Aggies open preseason camp on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 2-4 p.m. All practices during fall camp are open to the public. Before then, Wells predicts he’ll be answering a lot of qu...</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> 58207446@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210485-79/percent-markets-added-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210485-79/percent-markets-added-china.html.csp">World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Global stocks rallied Tuesday amid more solid U.S. earnings reports and as the bodies of those killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash reached Ukrainian government-controlled territory. The crash of the jetliner, which cost the lives of all 298 on board, has been a major driver in financial markets over the past few days as traders fretted over a downward spiral in relations between the West and Russia. “Talk of a new Cold War was always rather excessive, but fears of a renewed freezing over in ea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104852014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T11:15:02.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:15:02 MDT Geopolitical tensions kept oil prices high on Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210436-79/oil-crude-tensions-cents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210436-79/oil-crude-tensions-cents.html.csp">Geopolitical tensions kept oil prices high on Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PABLO GORONDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:58:03.132-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The price of oil fell slightly Tuesday but experts see geopolitical tensions preventing any significant short-term declines. U.S. benchmark crude for August delivery fell 17 cents to $104.42 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The more heavily traded September contract slipped 47 cents to $102.39. Brent crude for September delivery, a benchmark for international oils, dropped 35 cents to $107.33 on the ICE Futures exchange in London. Fighting between the Israeli military and Palestinia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104362014-07-22T17:58:03.132-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:58:03.132-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210436@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:58:03 MDT Ackman says he can prove Herbalife is a ‘fraud’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207739-79/herbalife-ackman-company-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207739-79/herbalife-ackman-company-percent.html.csp">Ackman says he can prove Herbalife is a ‘fraud’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T17:56:01.87-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said he will hold a presentation Tuesday that will prove nutrition company Herbalife is a “fraud.” The announcement sent shares of Herbalife down more than 11 percent in trading Monday. Ackman, the head of Pershing Square Capital Management, has been battling Herbalife since 2012, saying that the company is a “pyramid scheme.” He alleges that the direct seller makes most of its money from recruiting new salespeople rather than selling its supplements and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582077392014-07-21T17:56:01.87-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T17:56:01.87-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207739@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:56:01 MDT More dead horses: 4 horses shot dead in Davis County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201685-78/amp-horses-utah-syracuse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201685-78/amp-horses-utah-syracuse.html.csp">More dead horses: 4 horses shot dead in Davis County</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:47:35.75-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Syracuse • The shooting deaths of four thoroughbreds in Utah are prompting outrage and a $5,000 reward for the prosecution of those responsible. Richard Sanders says he returned home from a trip Tuesday to learn the horses were killed in their corral in Syracuse. He tells Ogden’s Standard-Examiner the horses he loved and cared for over the last decade were shot sometime between July 12 and Tuesday night. The Humane Society of Utah, which is offering the reward, says it appears the shootings were...</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> 58201685@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:47:35 MDT Israel: Hamas to pay for rejecting truce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58188144-68/gaza-hamas-israel-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58188144-68/gaza-hamas-israel-israeli.html.csp">Israel: Hamas to pay for rejecting truce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARIN LAUB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ARON HELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T20:08:56.997-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 08:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israel resumed its heavy bombardment of Gaza on Tuesday and warned that Hamas “would pay the price” after the Islamic militant group rejected an Egyptian truce plan and instead unleashed more rocket barrages at the Jewish state. Late Tuesday, the military urged tens of thousands of residents of northern and eastern Gaza to leave their homes by Wednesday morning, presumably a prelude to airstrikes there. In Gaza, 197 people have been killed and close to 1,500 wounded so f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581881442014-07-15T20:08:56.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T20:08:56.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188144@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:08:56 MDT Apple, IBM team up on mobile devices, applications http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188059-79/ibm-apple-companies-cook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188059-79/ibm-apple-companies-cook.html.csp">Apple, IBM team up on mobile devices, applications</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:48:01.391-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cupertino, Calif. • Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two technology companies to work together on about 100 different mobile applications designed for a wide range of industries. The applications, expected to be released this fall, will feature some of data-crunching tools that IBM Corp. sells to companies trying to get a better grasp on their ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581880592014-07-15T17:48:01.391-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:48:01.391-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188059@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:48:01 MDT 11 die when airstrike in Ukraine flattens building http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58187930-68/ukraine-snizhne-rebels-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58187930-68/ukraine-snizhne-rebels-ukrainian.html.csp">11 die when airstrike in Ukraine flattens building</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:14:28.594-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Snizhne, Ukraine • An airstrike in eastern Ukraine sent an apartment building crumpling to the ground Tuesday, killing at least 11 people and adding to the steadily mounting civilian death toll from the fighting between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents. Rebels pinned the attack on the Ukrainian air force. The government swiftly denied blame but was not immediately able to offer an alternative explanation. The bombing in the rebel-held town of Snizhne demonstrated how airstrikes and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581879302014-07-15T21:14:28.594-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T21:14:28.594-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58187930@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:14:28 MDT Free agent Brandon Rush will work out for teams in Vegas this week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58179580-62/rush-season-agent-brandon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58179580-62/rush-season-agent-brandon.html.csp">Free agent Brandon Rush will work out for teams in Vegas this week</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="2014-07-15T17:05:09.869-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a disappointing and frustrating season in Utah, Brandon Rush knew he'd have to prove himself again.He'll get a chance to do that Tuesday, when he free agent guard will work out for multiple teams on Tuesday in Las Vegas, his agent says.Rush was coming off a devastating knee injury when he was traded to the Jazz from Golden State last summer. Rush made his season debut in November, but said later he wasn't ready mentally for the challenge.He played in just 38 games and averaged 2.1 points w...</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> 58179580@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:05:09 MDT Utah football: Harvey Langi is exempt from so-called Riley Nelson rule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58161956-89/langi-byu-utah-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58161956-89/langi-byu-utah-mission.html.csp">Utah football: Harvey Langi is exempt from so-called Riley Nelson rule</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="2014-07-09T17:36:27.863-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Harvey Langi who left for Tampa, Florida, is not the same Harvey Langi who returned to Salt Lake International Airport on Tuesday. This, at least, according to his LDS mission president for the past year, Mark Cusick. Cusick declined Tuesday — per Langi family wishes, he said — to comment on his role in contacting Utah and BYU coaches on Langi’s behalf, but said that the change that occurs for missionaries is “absolutely incalculable.” “People who know [Harvey], they’ll see that pretty quick...</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> 58161956@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Man pleads guilty to killing Utah police Sgt. Derek Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161120-78/johnson-walker-officer-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161120-78/johnson-walker-officer-family.html.csp">Man pleads guilty to killing Utah police Sgt. Derek Johnson</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="2014-07-08T22:01:21.379-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • For the first time since Sgt. Derek Johnson was killed last year, his family on Tuesday faced the man who pulled the trigger. They didn’t mince words. Selfish, they called him. Evil. Pitiful. Murderer. One by one, those closest to the fallen officer implored a 3rd District Judge to send Timothy Troy Walker to prison for the rest of his life. Walker sat in silence, his shoulders slumped, hands shackled behind his back. Moments earlier, before a courtroom packed with uniform-clad l...</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> 58161120@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:01:21 MDT Lehi police: Neighbor confesses to 1 of 2 suspected dog poisonings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160831-78/dog-suspect-lehi-swenson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160831-78/dog-suspect-lehi-swenson.html.csp">Lehi police: Neighbor confesses to 1 of 2 suspected dog poisonings</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="2014-07-08T22:34:17.509-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lehi police say they have the man responsible for at least one of two therapy dog poisonings, and they suspect he may have been responsible for the second, as well. “We do have a suspect who confessed to the [poisoning of] the first dog, the one that died,” Lehi police Sgt. Jeff Swenson said Tuesday. “He was a neighbor who lived next door. ... He said he just didn’t like the dog.” However, the suspect did not take responsibility for the suspected poisoning of the second dog, which also lived ne...</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> 58160831@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT U.S. stocks slip early ahead of earnings reports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160827-79/percent-fell-earnings-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160827-79/percent-fell-earnings-tuesday.html.csp">U.S. stocks slip early ahead of earnings reports</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNARD CONDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T16:18:15.314-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Investors unloaded all manner of stocks Tuesday as they wait for corporate earnings reports to help them determine whether a recent run-up in the market is justified. Internet companies bore the brunt of the selling. It was the second day of broad declines following record closes for major U.S. indexes last week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 17,000, a level it topped Thursday for the first time in its 118-year history. The technology-weighted Nasdaq composite fell 1.4 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581608272014-07-08T16:18:15.314-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T16:18:15.314-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160827@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:18:15 MDT Crews play fiery ‘whack-a-mole’ with S. Utah lightning fires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160614-78/crews-fire-tuesday-acres.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160614-78/crews-fire-tuesday-acres.html.csp">Crews play fiery ‘whack-a-mole’ with S. Utah lightning fires</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="2014-07-09T09:06:46.895-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Crews on Tuesday were slowly closing the lines around eastern Utah’s Taylor Mountain Road Fire, hoping to soon tame the blaze that has blackened 3,126 acres since it began last weekend. Kelsey Birchell, Bureau of Land Management fire information officer, said an army of about 250 firefighters — comprised of six hand crews, 25 engines, a helicopter and air tanker — had topped 50 percent containment as of Tuesday morning. By Tuesday night, the containment had reached 75 percent. The fire, which ...</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> 58160614@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:06:46 MDT Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160652-68/state-marijuana-pot-cannabis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160652-68/state-marijuana-pot-cannabis.html.csp">Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENE JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T08:39:02.328-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 08:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Lines were growing in the pre-dawn hours Monday outside shops set to become the first in Washington state to sell recreational marijuana legally. Deb Green, a 65-year-old retiree, waited all night outside Cannabis City, the only licensed shop in Seattle. The owner wasn’t planning to open his doors until noon Tuesday. Greene had showed up Monday afternoon with a chair, sleeping bag, food, water and a 930-page book. “I voted for it, and I’m just so excited to see it come to be in my life...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606522014-07-08T08:39:02.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T08:39:02.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160652@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:39:02 MDT Washington issues first pot shop licenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156610-79/pot-state-marijuana-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156610-79/pot-state-marijuana-washington.html.csp">Washington issues first pot shop licenses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENE JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T12:01:15.864-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 12:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they’ll finally be able to open for business. “We’re pretty stoked,” said John Evich, an investor in Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, in a 2:30 a.m. Pacific time interview with The Associated Press. “We haven’t had any sleep in a long time, but we’re excited for the next step.” Randy Simmons, the state Liquor Control Board’s project manager ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581566102014-07-07T12:01:15.864-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T12:01:15.864-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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