VIRGINIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIRGINIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp">US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMARA LUSH and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:57:16.514-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Danville, Va. • Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks, totaling about $916.5 million, go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-support and quota system that had guaranteed minimum prices for most of the 20th century, sustaining a way of life that began 400 years ago in Virginia, when the leaf became the chief cash crop of the J...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58420380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:57:16 MDT Police resume search for missing Virginia student http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420356-68/police-graham-area-search.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420356-68/police-graham-area-search.html.csp">Police resume search for missing Virginia student</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:07:01.683-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charolettesville, Va. • Police prepared Tuesday to adjust their search area for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years. Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said authorities received a new report of a possible sighting the night 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham disappeared. He said the tip prompted officials to move the search area farther east, though he could not provide details about the possible sig...</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> 58420356@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:07:01 MDT College football: Virginia tries to maintain edge for BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58417858-77/coley-virginia-cavaliers-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58417858-77/coley-virginia-cavaliers-team.html.csp">College football: Virginia tries to maintain edge for BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HANK KURZ Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:49:02.108-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlottesville, Va. • Henry Coley has seen the last two senior classes in a row leave Virginia’s football program disappointed, and the senior linebacker doesn’t want to be next. With No. 21 BYU up next, the Cavaliers senior co-captain Coley gave his teammates about 20 hours to celebrate their second consecutive victory, then he reached out to coach Mike London to set up a players-only meeting. “I just wanted the guys not to be complacent and not to be comfortable in the skin that they’re in be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584178582014-09-15T22:49:02.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T22:49:02.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417858@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:49:02 MDT BYU football: Cougars taking Virginia “more seriously” after big upset http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58417547-88/game-byu-virginia-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58417547-88/game-byu-virginia-team.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars taking Virginia “more seriously” after big upset</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="2014-09-15T22:48:17.092-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Saturday’s game against Virginia is or isn’t a revenge game for the BYU Cougars, depending on which player or coach one asks, but one thing was clear after Monday night’s media session with coach Bronco Mendenhall and selected players. The Cavaliers (2-1) have the Cougars’ respect, despite having gone 2-10 last year. “Because they beat Louisville, we are more focused,” receiver Mitch Mathews said. “I am glad that they played well and that they won, so we could take this week more serious...</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> 58417547@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:48:17 MDT More weekly honors for BYU's Taysom Hill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58416190-65/byu-yards-game-hill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58416190-65/byu-yards-game-hill.html.csp">More weekly honors for BYU's Taysom Hill</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="2014-09-15T11:24:03.536-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the third straight week, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is the FBS Independent Offensive Player of the Week. Hill is also the Athlon Sports Independent Player of the Week. The junior from Pocatello, Idaho, accounted for 360 yards of total offense in Thursday’s 33-25 win over Houston, throwing for 200 yards and rushing for 160. He has now rushed for more than 2,000 yards and passed for more than 4,000 yards in his career. Hill passed Riley Nelson for No. 16 on BYU’s all-time passing yardage list...</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> 58416190@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:24:03 MDT BYU football: Cougars jump to No. 21 in AP poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412712-77/poll-cougars-football-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412712-77/poll-cougars-football-byu.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars jump to No. 21 in AP poll</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="2014-09-14T22:33:51.624-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • An unsatisfying performance against Houston in Thursday’s 33-25 win didn’t stop the BYU Cougars from making a substantial leap in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll. BYU is ranked No. 21 in the poll released Sunday afternoon, up from No. 25. The Cougars (3-0) are the only team not in a Power 5 conference that is ranked. Fellow independent Notre Dame ranked ninth, but the Irish are considered a Power 5 school. The Cougars moved into the Amway Coaches Poll, landing at No. 23...</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> 58412712@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:33:51 MDT BYU football: Virginia suddenly looking formidable for No. 21 Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412715-77/virginia-byu-game-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412715-77/virginia-byu-game-cougars.html.csp">BYU football: Virginia suddenly looking formidable for No. 21 Cougars</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="2014-09-14T22:33:51.586-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s 2014 football schedule has been analyzed, dissected and discussed ad nauseam the past few months, and the scrutiny will only intensify if the 3-0 Cougars keep winning and become a candidate for one of the “New Year’s Six” bowl games. Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. rematch with Virginia at LaVell Edwards Stadium was rarely seen as anything more than a revenge game for the Cougars, after the Cavaliers surprised them 19-16 last year in Charlottesville. “I think we owe them one,” BYU safety Dal...</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> 58412715@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:33:51 MDT Cavaliers ‘D’ faces offense of No. 21 Louisville http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406412-77/cavaliers-louisville-virginia-cardinals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406412-77/cavaliers-louisville-virginia-cardinals.html.csp">Cavaliers ‘D’ faces offense of No. 21 Louisville</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HANK KURZ Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.361-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlottesville, Va. • Louisville coach Bobby Petrino seems to want it all. The coach in his second tour with the No. 21 Cardinals wants a power running game, an efficient passing game and to see his team show big-play ability by hitting the occasional deep ball. That hat trick might be difficult to pull off when Louisville (2-0) plays at Virginia (1-1) on Saturday. The Cavaliers defense has allowed just 17 points in two games, including the opener against No. 12 UCLA. The Bruins won 28-20 on th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584064122014-09-12T23:23:00.361-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.361-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406412@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Cillizza: Former Virginia governor makes the wrong kind of history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378309-82/mcdonnell-governor-wife-cillizza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378309-82/mcdonnell-governor-wife-cillizza.html.csp">Cillizza: Former Virginia governor makes the wrong kind of history</a></h4>