TWITTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TWITTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Unified Police say welfare check unveils ‘suspicious death’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827595-78/death-body-hoyal-suspicious.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827595-78/death-body-hoyal-suspicious.html.csp">Unified Police say welfare check unveils ‘suspicious death’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims, Erin Alberty </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and Michael Mcfall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:12:57.501-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Taylorsville • Unified Police detectives on Wednesday were investigating a “suspicious death,” which is being treated as a homicide, after officers conducted a welfare check at a Salt Lake County home. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said family members of a 59-year-old woman had called 911, concerned that they had not heard from the woman — who lives alone — since Saturday. Officers were dispatched to check the residence, in the 3900 West block of Blue Meadow Drive (5850 South) in Taylorsville. “In the p...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57827595@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:12:57 MDT Utes name young cancer patients as honorary coaches for Red-White game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57817999-59/twitter-cancer-game-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57817999-59/twitter-cancer-game-com.html.csp">Utes name young cancer patients as honorary coaches for Red-White game</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="2014-04-14T21:31:38.884-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; There are some pretty tough football coaches — coaches who shout, coaches who scream, coaches with head-to-toe scars from their own time in the trenches. And then there are Tristan Chidester and Mac Brennan. On the sidelines at Utah’s Red-White Spring Game on Saturday will be two of the toughest guys ever to don a headset, both of them having battled cancer at a young age. “Their courage and positive attitude is an example and inspiration to us all, and we could not be more hon...</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> 57817999@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:31:38 MDT Girl tweets terrorist threat ‘joke’ at American Airlines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57813949-200/twitter-com-tweet-href.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57813949-200/twitter-com-tweet-href.html.csp">Girl tweets terrorist threat ‘joke’ at American Airlines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T06:12:23.173-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 06:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;Terrorism jokes are never funny, and a 14-year-old girl on Twitter is finding out that lesson the hard way. A user apparently named Sarah with the Twitter handle “@QueenDemetriax_” tweeted this at the American Airlines (@americanair) account Sunday morning: “hello my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I’m gonna do something really big bye.” American Airlines quickly responded with: “Sarah, we take these threats very seriously. Your IP ...</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> 57813949@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:12:23 MDT See a different Utah hiking trail every day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57781921-117/twitter-com-href-https.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57781921-117/twitter-com-href-https.html.csp">See a different Utah hiking trail every day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T13:50:03.616-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 01:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hike of the Week has been so popular for so long, we decided to make it a daily happening. Follow our @Utahhikes Twitter account as every morning we tweet a trail from our Hike of the Week Archives. &lt;freeform&gt;&lt;blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”&gt;&lt;p&gt;Today&#39;s Utah Hike: Cassidy Arch Trail in Capitol Reef National Park &lt;a href=”http://t.co/yrrlkxVWXd”&gt;http://t.co/yrrlkxVWXd&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23hiking&amp;src=hash”&gt;#hiking&...</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> 57781921@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:50:03 MDT Utes football camp round-up: Standout? Fuggedaboutit. It’s 8-year-old Mac Brennan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57793427-59/mac-com-twitter-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57793427-59/mac-com-twitter-football.html.csp">Utes football camp round-up: Standout? Fuggedaboutit. It’s 8-year-old Mac Brennan</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="2014-04-09T16:58:03.699-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Kyle Whittingham spent much of Tuesday’s practice soliciting thoughts from a young assistant who’s nowhere on the payroll. He wore a Utah shirt and Batman shorts. He’s in second grade. And he gives one mean pep talk. Eight-year-old Mac Brennan told the Utes after practice Tuesday that he’d had a bone marrow test last Friday and that the test came back cancer-free, drawing a roar of approval from the huddled players and coaches. &lt;blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”&gt;&...</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> 57793427@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:58:03 MDT Twitter shows what it’d be like if we treated cars like bikes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57777739-226/twitter-com-src-script.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57777739-226/twitter-com-src-script.html.csp">Twitter shows what it’d be like if we treated cars like bikes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:30:01.861-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; A funny thing happened late last week: people on Twitter started talking about cars the way we normally talk about bikes. Specifically, a bunch of people started using the hashtag #replacecbikewithcar. The idea is that you take a phrase people usually use while talking about bikes — for example, “bikes are great, but I don’t think the city is a safe place to ride them” — and replace the word “bike” with “car.” The exercise proved entertaining and sometimes absurd for those who ...</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> 57777739@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:30:01 MDT Twitter unveils new design http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57791066-79/twitter-profile-bigger-user.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57791066-79/twitter-profile-bigger-user.html.csp">Twitter unveils new design</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Hayley Tsukayama</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T16:07:30.735-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twitter has unveiled a new profile design for its social network, with bigger pictures all around a bigger profile picture, a bigger banner picture and a bigger showcase for any pictures that may show up in your feed. It’s been long rumored that Twitter was planning a new look for profile pictures on its site to try to improve user engagement. It’s the most drastic redesign the company has ever undertaken. Still, it may look pretty familiar to the over 1 billion people who use another major soci...</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> 57791066@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:07:30 MDT ’Cuban Twitter’ a new hurdle for bloggers, exiles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779476-68/cuba-sanchez-cuban-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779476-68/cuba-sanchez-cuban-government.html.csp">’Cuban Twitter’ a new hurdle for bloggers, exiles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTINE ARMARIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T16:02:01.721-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The revelation that a U.S. government-funded program set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba is likely to pose new challenges for independent bloggers and exile groups that work to increase access to technology. Yoani Sanchez, the island’s most prominent dissident, began her activism with a blog and now has nearly 600,000 followers on Twitter. She also is on the verge of starting a digital news project. In recent years, exile groups in Miami have tried to help Cubans break throug...</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> 57779476@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:02:01 MDT Legacy gallery: Killed AP photographer covered the world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773911-68/niedringhaus-anja-afghanistan-covered.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773911-68/niedringhaus-anja-afghanistan-covered.html.csp">Legacy gallery: Killed AP photographer covered the world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T16:06:13.027-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has covered everything from sports to war, was killed while covering elections in Afghanistan on Friday. Niedringhaus was in a car in eastern Afghanistan with AP reporter Kathy Gannon when, according to a freelancer who was with them, an Afghan policeman approached them, yelled “Allahu Akbar” — God is Great — and opened fire on them in the back seat with his AK-47. Niedringhaus was killed instantly and Ganno...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739112014-04-04T16:06:13.027-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T16:06:13.027-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773911@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:06:13 MDT U.S. secretly built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769075-68/zunzuneo-cuban-project-usaid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769075-68/zunzuneo-cuban-project-usaid.html.csp">U.S. secretly built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DESMOND BUTLER, JACK GILLUM and ALBERTO ARCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:42:24.978-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a “Cuban Twitter” — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned. The Obama administration project, which lasted more than two years and drew tens of thousands of subscribers, sought to evade Cuba’s stranglehold on the Internet with a primitive social media platform. First, the network would build ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577690752014-04-03T16:42:24.978-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:42:24.978-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769075@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:42:24 MDT 2015 Arizona offensive lineman commits to Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57749878-59/grant-com-twitter-offensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57749878-59/grant-com-twitter-offensive.html.csp">2015 Arizona offensive lineman commits to Utes</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="2014-03-30T16:11:33.266-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; On the University of Utah’s campus this past week during his high school’s spring break, 2015 offensive lineman Jake Grant knew this was a place he could spend four or five years. “It’s a feeling,” Grant, from Scottsdale, Ariz., told The Tribune by telephone Sunday afternoon. “You see it, but you feel it as well.” Former Ute offensive line coach Dan Finn attended one of Horizon High’s games when Grant was only a sophomore, and Ute coaches offered him a scholarship at Utah’s elit...</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> 57749878@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:11:33 MDT Colbert Report tweet mixup shows Twitter ‘verification’ is completely meaningless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57743165-226/twitter-colbert-com-href.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57743165-226/twitter-colbert-com-href.html.csp">Colbert Report tweet mixup shows Twitter ‘verification’ is completely meaningless</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T11:00:35.452-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Last night, Stephen Colbert caused an uproar with a racist tweet. The tweet read “I am willing to show #Asian community I care by introducing the Ching-Chong Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever.” The tweet was later deleted, but BuzzFeed screen captured it and reported on some of the resulting outrage. So, pretty bad, right? Except that it wasn’t actually Colbert who sent the tweet. Or even his team. Or maybe even anyone he knows. As he later explained,...</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> 57743165@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:00:35 MDT Big Brother using social media to monitor feisty fans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57738390-77/media-fans-security-social.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57738390-77/media-fans-security-social.html.csp">Big Brother using social media to monitor feisty fans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LUKE MEREDITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:39.689-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Minnesota Vikings fans were getting ready for the final game at the Metrodome last December, officials at Whelan Security noticed social media chatter suggesting some of the faithful might rush the field and try to steal a piece of history. So the firm that provides security for the Vikings boosted the number of guards present that day to maintain calm during the team’s 14-13 win against Detroit. They checked online chatter in part because there was a precedent for chaos: When the team had it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577383902014-03-28T17:29:39.689-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:39.689-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738390@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:39 MDT Turkey’s attempt to muzzle Twitter may have backfired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712960-68/turkey-twitter-ban-turkish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712960-68/turkey-twitter-ban-turkish.html.csp">Turkey’s attempt to muzzle Twitter may have backfired</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUZAN FRASER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T13:12:24.449-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ankara, Turkey • Turkey’s attempt to block access to Twitter appeared to backfire on Friday with many tech-savvy users circumventing the ban and suspicions growing that the prime minister was using court orders to suppress corruption allegations against him and his government. Turkey’s telecommunications authority said it had blocked access to the social media network hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “rip out the roots” of the website. Tweets have proliferated with 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> 57712960@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:12:24 MDT Morning shootaround: John Lucas' shoving match; D-Will's dunk; POW http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57697281-62/.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57697281-62/.html.csp">Morning shootaround: John Lucas' shoving match; D-Will's dunk; POW</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="2014-03-18T17:08:15.933-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; 1. Let's start at the end.&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt; &lt;iframe width="635" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/C170vZ7FRpo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt; &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/monilogue"&gt;Via&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt; That's how last night's 38-point blowout loss to the Rockets ended, with backup point guard John Lucas and Houston's Francisco Garcia, who played all of a 1:28 in the game, in a shoving match as time expired...</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> 57697281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:08:15 MDT Utah basketball: Utah draws St. Mary’s in NIT opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57690296-89/utah-utes-mary-nit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57690296-89/utah-utes-mary-nit.html.csp">Utah basketball: Utah draws St. Mary’s in NIT opener</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="2014-03-17T11:09:31.132-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah men’s basketball team practiced early Sunday afternoon. Then the Utes dispersed and went to dinner before returning to learn their postseason fate. Here’s what they found out: They were invited to the National Invitation Tournament. That was expected. What wasn’t expected was the No. 5 seed and a Tuesday opener at Saint Mary’s, one of the best teams in the West Coast Conference. So if the Utes are to make a lengthy run through the NIT and get to Madison Square Garden for the semifinals ...</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> 57690296@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:09:31 MDT AP PHOTOS: Afghan women boxers eye 2016 Olympics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57664906-77/women-2016-afghanistan-boxers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57664906-77/women-2016-afghanistan-boxers.html.csp">AP PHOTOS: Afghan women boxers eye 2016 Olympics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MASSOUD HOSSAINI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:32:59.535-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • A few yellow lamps light up the cavernous, sparsely furnished room in Kabul Stadium where Afghanistan’s young female boxers train, hoping to become good enough to compete in the 2016 Olympics. The women, some as young as 18, don’t have much more than determination to fuel their drive. Previously, non-governmental organizations supported them. At one time, there were 25 young women on the team who received a salary the equivalent of $100 per month and transportation to and fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576649062014-03-11T23:32:59.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-11T23:32:59.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57664906@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:32:59 MDT Hate speeding cars in Salt Lake City? Tweet about it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57657202-224/twitter-com-police-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57657202-224/twitter-com-police-lake.html.csp">Hate speeding cars in Salt Lake City? Tweet about it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T10:52:57.478-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Sick of people speeding around Salt Lake City? The police have an idea: tweet it. You might anyway, but now the Salt Lake City police would like you to use the hashtag #SpeedWatchSLC when you tweet your concerns about problem areas. Tweet the location and whatever detail you can, but providing the drivers’ license plates is up to you, the department tweeted Sunday. Mind, the police do not monitor their Twitter feed for crimes in progress — that is not what the hashtag is for, 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> 57657202@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:52:57 MDT Black Twitter growing into online force http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57659561-79/twitter-black-hash-hashtag.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57659561-79/twitter-black-hash-hashtag.html.csp">Black Twitter growing into online force</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSE J. HOLLAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T09:18:25.661-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The hashtag gave it away. When a Florida jury convicted Michael Dunn of attempted murder, but not actual murder, in the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis, the hashtag (hash)dangerousblackkids popped up on Twitter. Users posted photos of black babies and toddlers, spoofing the fear that Dunn testified he felt before opening fire on a car full of teens at a convenience store. That hashtag was the calling card of Black Twitter, a small corner of the social media giant where...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576595612014-03-10T09:18:25.661-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T09:18:25.661-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659561@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:18:25 MDT 4A boys’ basketball: Bountiful takes title over Orem in 44-43 thriller http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57651941-190/bountiful-com-iframe-merrill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57651941-190/bountiful-com-iframe-merrill.html.csp">4A boys’ basketball: Bountiful takes title over Orem in 44-43 thriller</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="2014-03-08T23:02:02.036-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sam Merrill snipped off a piece of the net, then pumped his fist above his head. Not just for him, not just for his Bountiful team that had just survived a Class 4A title game with a 44-43 win. He remembered how long it took. How close they’d come before. “It feels good, it’s a relief,” he said. “All these guys last year and a couple years ago: This is for all of them.” On Saturday afternoon at the Huntsman Center, the Braves shed a label that burdened them for years: “Never quite good enough.” ...</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> 57651941@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:02:02 MDT