UTAHNS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UTAHNS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Some Utahns with home loans may be eligible for payments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322707-78/loans-eligible-settlement-utahns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322707-78/loans-eligible-settlement-utahns.html.csp">Some Utahns with home loans may be eligible for payments</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:02:44.181-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah homeowners who had home loans through Bank of America or Countrywide Financial may be eligible for compensation as part of a settlement announced Thursday by federal agencies. Utahns with loans that were not part of a 2012 settlement and who had federally backed loans may be eligible for balance reductions or new loans for the low-income, said Wade Farraway, an assistant Utah attorney general. For Utahns with loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, “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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58322707@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:02:44 MDT Tuesday on TV: 2 Utahns are still competing to be the next 'Cake Boss' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58314467-63/abc-boss-cake-carter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58314467-63/abc-boss-cake-carter.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: 2 Utahns are still competing to be the next 'Cake Boss'</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="2014-08-19T17:12:02.768-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five teams remain in the Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker (10 p.m., TLC) competition, including Utahns Kaiulani Delgado and Roxanne Bodell. Elsewhere on TV ... Extreme Weight Loss (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A 410-pound ex-Marine and a 380-pound caretaker attempt to lose weight. Food Fighters (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A homemaker competes against celebrity chefs. Matador (7, 8 and 10 p.m., El Rey): Tony is assigned to deliver a package. Rizzoli & Isles (7 and 9 p.m. TNT): Jane, still unable to return to duty...</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> 58314467@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:12:02 MDT News roundup: White House asks big biz for immigration reform help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58308361-64/trib-utah-lake-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58308361-64/trib-utah-lake-county.html.csp">News roundup: White House asks big biz for immigration reform help</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="2014-08-18T07:27:34.145-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 07:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">White House looks to big biz on immigration reform. Missouri calls out the National Guard. Judge orders new primary in Millard County. Happy Monday. With immigration reform efforts mired in partisan gridlock, the White House is looking for more ways that President Barack Obama can go it alone through the use of executive orders and by convincing major U.S. companies to back the administration's moves. White House aides have meet with officials from Cisco, Intel and Accenture in hopes of a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308361@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:27:34 MDT Editorial: Utah should push for real corrections reform http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267802-82/prison-state-ideas-reform.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267802-82/prison-state-ideas-reform.html.csp">Editorial: Utah should push for real corrections reform</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T17:47:46.428-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Being sent to prison can ruin someone’s life. Which is sort of the point. Knowing that is supposed to discourage people from committing crimes. But sending someone to prison doesn’t necessarily do a lot to benefit the state that sent them. It costs the taxpayers a lot of money. It breaks up families, harming people — mostly children — who broke no law. It interrupts the educational and/or career path of people who, when they are released from custody, won’t be able to support themselves and the...</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> 58267802@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:47:46 MDT Consumer confidence picking up steam in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237367-79/percent-utah-confidence-index.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237367-79/percent-utah-confidence-index.html.csp">Consumer confidence picking up steam in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:32:16.206-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Consumer confidence in Utah is as high as it’s been in the three years Zions Bank has been keeping track. The bank’s Utah Consumer Attitude Index went up 6.6 points between June and July, reaching an all-time high of 104.9. The national confidence level also jumped this month, by 4.5 points, but remained far behind Utah at 90.9. “Improvements in the labor market have had a significant positive impact on the health of Utah’s economy,” said Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson. “Businesses ...</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> 58237367@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:32:16 MDT Wednesday on TV: Three Utahns still think they can dance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58214839-63/think-brooklyn-cbs-contestants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58214839-63/think-brooklyn-cbs-contestants.html.csp">Wednesday on TV: Three Utahns still think they can dance</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="2014-07-23T08:02:01.958-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So You Think You Can Dance (7 p.m., Ch. 13) has whittled down the field to 16 dancers, and all three Utahns who made the Top 20 are still in the comptition. Tanisha Belnap, Brooklyn Decker, Marcquet Hill and the other remaining contestants will all perform in tonight's episode - and two more of them will be eliminated. Elsewhere on TV ... Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The Power of Veto competition is held. America's Got Talent (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The top 48 contestants are revealed. My Wild ...</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> 58214839@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:02:01 MDT What Utahns need to know about today’s Obamacare rulings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58211182-90/subsidies-federal-state-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58211182-90/subsidies-federal-state-health.html.csp">What Utahns need to know about today’s Obamacare rulings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:02:00.14-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The latest legal fight over the Affordable Care Act takes aim at federal subsidies given to residents of Utah and 35 other states that didn’t set up their own health care marketplaces. A panel of D.C. Circuit judges ruled Tuesday the law allows federal subsidies to flow only through state-created marketplaces and not to people who bought coverage through Healthcare.gov. But on the same day, a 4th Circuit ruling in a separate, but similar, case allows the federal government to give subsidies to...</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> 58211182@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:02:00 MDT Letter: Assisted living not a nursing home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58161429-82/nursing-assisted-living-homes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58161429-82/nursing-assisted-living-homes.html.csp">Letter: Assisted living not a nursing home</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:00:03.328-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After reading the article about Highland Cove (“Number of Utahns in nursing homes drops,” July 4), I felt prompted to send this note. In several places, Lee Davidson refers to it as a nursing home. That is not correct. The official name is Highland Cove Senior Living and Assisted Living. When and if the residents become too ill or need services not covered here, they are transferred to a nursing home. If and when they have an accident or surgery, they go to a care center first. Then they come ba...</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> 58161429@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:00:03 MDT Op-ed: Taking federal Medicaid money is not ‘the Utah way’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58147021-82/utah-federal-healthy-medicaid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58147021-82/utah-federal-healthy-medicaid.html.csp">Op-ed: Taking federal Medicaid money is not ‘the Utah way’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Allen Christensen</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:48:14.153-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah has arrived at a major point of decision regarding the expansion of Medicaid that I see as basically accepting a federal bribe only to be snared in a trap. In the discussion, some misleading information is being thrown around by otherwise well intentioned folks. One example was published in the Tribune (“Healthy Utah plan good for Utahns and Utah business,” June 27). In the piece, Mark Miller said 111,000 Utahns are without insurance, and thus we need to expand Medicaid eligibility to 138...</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> 58147021@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:48:14 MDT Wednesday on TV: 3 more Utahns think they can dance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58142421-63/ballroom-brooklyn-dance-dancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58142421-63/ballroom-brooklyn-dance-dancer.html.csp">Wednesday on TV: 3 more Utahns think they can dance</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="2014-07-02T10:32:02.49-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the third year in a row, three Utahns are among the 20 finalists on So You Think You Can Dance (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13).The trio are:-Tanisha Belnap, a 20-year-old ballroom dancer from Payson.-Brooklyn Fullmer, an 18-year-old Latin ballroom dancers from Provo.-Marcquet Hill, an 18-year-old ballroom dancer from South Jordan.The 20 finalists perform tonight; two will be eliminated in next week's episode.Elsewhere on TV ...Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The Power of Veto competition is held.Taxi ...</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> 58142421@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:32:02 MDT