VIRGINIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIRGINIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236878-79/bank-gop-export-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236878-79/bank-gop-export-republican.html.csp">Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES BABINGTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T10:10:01.931-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? In all likelihood, most voters in Louisiana and Virginia aren’t either. And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues. “We’ve got to do more so support our export capabilities. We’ve got to make sure we keep Virginia competitive in the global economy,” Warner told all of a dozen unionized port workers in Norfolk at an event M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368782014-07-29T10:10:01.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T10:10:01.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236878@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:10:01 MDT Kate Kelly appeals excommunication from Mormon church http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58221626-80/kelly-church-women-ordain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58221626-80/kelly-church-women-ordain.html.csp">Kate Kelly appeals excommunication from Mormon church</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="2014-07-28T17:20:25.474-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kate Kelly, who has led the effort to obtain Mormon priesthood for women, has appealed her excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The appeal includes a letter of support from Kelly’s husband, Neil Ransom. He contends the way leaders have excommunicated his wife but not disciplined him is proof of sexism in the church. Kelly sent her appeal to Scott Wheatley, the president of her former stake in Virginia. The appeal is dated Wednesday and was posted on the Ordain...</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> 58221626@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:20:25 MDT Virginia gay-marriage ban ruled unconstitutional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58233092-68/marriage-virginia-circuit-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58233092-68/marriage-virginia-circuit-court.html.csp">Virginia gay-marriage ban ruled unconstitutional</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T19:46:58.599-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South. “We recognize that same-sex marriage makes some people deeply uncomfortable. However, inertia and apprehension are not legitimate bases for denying same-sex couples due process and equal protection of the laws,” Judge Henry Floyd wrote. The 2-1 ruling applies throughout the circuit that also includes West Virginia, Maryland, and the Carolina...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582330922014-07-28T19:46:58.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T19:46:58.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233092@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:46:58 MDT Utah Jazz: Patrick Beilein added to coaching staff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224305-77/beilein-jazz-patrick-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224305-77/beilein-jazz-patrick-sports.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Patrick Beilein added to coaching staff</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="2014-07-26T15:59:32.154-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has added another assistant to his staff: Patrick Beilein, Michigan head coach John Beilein’s son. Beilein, who coached last season at Division II West Virginia Westleyan, will join the Jazz in a player development and video coordinator role, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. Beilein led West Virginia Westleyan to a 22-9 overall record last season. He played under his father at West Virginia, reaching the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in his juni...</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> 58224305@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:32 MDT Utah woman sent to prison for killing daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184138-78/hansen-daughter-judge-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184138-78/hansen-daughter-judge-prison.html.csp">Utah woman sent to prison for killing daughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:49:05.454-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • A West Jordan woman who shot and killed her 18-year-old daughter and then turned the gun on herself was sentenced Tuesday to prison for up to 30 years. Mary Ethyl Hansen, 55, was charged in 3rd District Court to first-degree felony murder for the March 22, 2012, slaying of Virginia Ray Hansen. But in March 2013, the mother pleaded guilty and mentally ill to lesser charges of manslaughter and felony discharge of a firearm, second-degree felonies each punishable by up to 15 years in...</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> 58184138@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:49:05 MDT West Virginia company fined $11K in chemical spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58158080-79/fined-company-freedom-industries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58158080-79/fined-company-freedom-industries.html.csp">West Virginia company fined $11K in chemical spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FREDERIC J. FROMMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:43:02.315-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal agency has fined the company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia’s largest water supply $11,000 for a pair of violations. The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Freedom Industries $7,000 for keeping storage tanks containing crude MCHM behind a diked wall that was not liquid tight. On Jan. 9, roughly 10,000 gallons of MCHM leaked from one of the tanks and through the riverside diked wall and left 300,000 residents without clean wate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581580802014-07-07T16:43:02.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T16:43:02.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158080@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:43:02 MDT College World Series: Vanderbilt tops Virginia for 1st national title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58116535-77/virginia-vanderbilt-norwood-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58116535-77/virginia-vanderbilt-norwood-hit.html.csp">College World Series: Vanderbilt tops Virginia for 1st national title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T23:20:09.824-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • For a guy who doesn’t hit many home runs, John Norwood’s timing was impeccable. Norwood’s tie-breaking homer in the top of the eighth inning carried Vanderbilt to a 3-2 win over Virginia on Wednesday night for the Commodores’ first national championship. Norwood turned on Nick Howard’s 97 mph fastball and sent it into the left field bullpen. Then Hayden Stone and Adam Ravenelle closed out the third and deciding game of the College World Series finals. It was Norwood’s third homer o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581165352014-06-25T23:20:09.824-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T23:20:09.824-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58116535@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:09 MDT College World Series: Vanderbilt holds off Virginia 9-8 in Game 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58106168-77/third-virginia-inning-vanderbilt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58106168-77/third-virginia-inning-vanderbilt.html.csp">College World Series: Vanderbilt holds off Virginia 9-8 in Game 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Olson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Vanderbilt capitalized on Virginia starter Nathan Kirby’s sudden loss of control to score nine runs in the third inning, then held off the Cavaliers to win 9-8 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night. The Commodores (50-20) can win their first national championship in a men’s sport with a win Tuesday night. Tyler Campbell continued his improbable breakout for the Commodores, doubling twice in the third inning. His second double came off reliever Whit Mayberry with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581061682014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58106168@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:40:17 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - June 22, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58101579-227/photo-kate-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58101579-227/photo-kate-lake-salt.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - June 22, 2014</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="2014-06-22T21:20:02.495-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 09:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Kate Kelly, right, founder of the The Ordain Women organization, wipes tears from her eyes as she stands with her mother Donna Kelly, during a vigil at City Creek Park, in Salt Lake City, Utah Sunday, June 22, 2014. The event coincided with the church disciplinary court underway at Kate's former stake center in Virginia. Kate no longer lives in Virginia, and is living in Utah before she moves to Kenya with her husband..</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> 58101579@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 21:20:02 MDT Texas posts 2nd straight shutout, 4-0 over Vandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58096035-77/texas-friday-game-longhorns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58096035-77/texas-friday-game-longhorns.html.csp">Texas posts 2nd straight shutout, 4-0 over Vandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Augie Garrido’s Texas baseball teams are always built on pitching and defense, and the Longhorns sure are showing it at the College World Series. Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss combined for Texas’ second straight shutout, and the Longhorns forced a second-bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday. The Longhorns (46-20) and Commodores (48-20) will meet again Saturday, with the winner advancing to the best-of-three finals against Virginia or Mississippi. Those tea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580960352014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58096035@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:35:02 MDT Vanderbilt, Virginia advance to Series final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098469-77/vanderbilt-virginia-inning-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098469-77/vanderbilt-virginia-inning-texas.html.csp">Vanderbilt, Virginia advance to Series final</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Tyler Campbell’s bases-loaded infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Vanderbilt a 4-3 win over Texas on Saturday night and sent the Commodores to the College World Series finals against Virginia. Campbell was in his second game filling in for third baseman Xavier Turner, who was ruled ineligible Friday for a violation of NCAA rules. Campbell had only 21 at-bats this season when he stepped to the plate in the 10th. He sent a slow grounder toward shortstop C.J. Hinojosa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580984692014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098469@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:37 MDT Theater review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ seethes with passion and venom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58062022-223/george-martha-production-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58062022-223/george-martha-production-virginia.html.csp">Theater review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ seethes with passion and venom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T17:07:46.114-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We’ve all experienced them — married couples who have been together so long, they carp and criticize each other without being aware of it. It doesn’t matter if they’re alone or someone else is present. They are locked into a pattern of pushing each other’s buttons. Take one of those couples and multiply the intensity of their encounters a thousand times. What you get is George and Martha in Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” — a Pinnacle Acting Company production that is one of 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> 58062022@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:07:46 MDT College baseball: Virginia beats Mississippi on ninth-inning double http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071925-77/virginia-papi-tech-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071925-77/virginia-papi-tech-texas.html.csp">College baseball: Virginia beats Mississippi on ninth-inning double</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T23:16:30.553-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • With one swing of the bat, Mike Papi delivered a victory for Virginia in its College World Series opener and kept a sensational pitching performance from potentially going to waste. Papi’s RBI double into right-center with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Virginia a 2-1 win Sunday night. The Cavaliers’ win came as Nathan Kirby and Artie Lewicki combined for the first one-hitter at the CWS in 31 years. “I’m playing for the guys next to me. I’m doing everything I can to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580719252014-06-15T23:16:30.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T23:16:30.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58071925@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:16:30 MDT Collins: Making Republicans even more afraid of the far right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58059491-82/cantor-brat-college-professor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58059491-82/cantor-brat-college-professor.html.csp">Collins: Making Republicans even more afraid of the far right</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GAIL COLLINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T06:34:02.602-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 06:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pardon me. I’m having trouble getting my thoughts together today. I’m so upset about Eric Cantor. Yes! The House majority leader was tossed out of office Tuesday in an apocalyptic, stunning, incredible earthquake of an election in Virginia that has left the nation absolutely floored in shock. “This is a 10 on the political Richter scale,” announced Rep. Steve Israel, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The Democrats were sort of gleeful about the whole situation, 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> 58059491@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 06:34:02 MDT Washington Post: Medicaid obstruction must end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58055549-82/medicaid-republicans-state-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58055549-82/medicaid-republicans-state-virginia.html.csp">Washington Post: Medicaid obstruction must end</a></h4>