VIRGINIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIRGINIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319071-68/court-marriage-virginia-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319071-68/court-marriage-virginia-sex.html.csp">U.S. Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T20:20:31.309-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia — at least for now — after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state’s gay marriage ban. The nation’s highest court granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to delay a decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond that would have allowed for same-sex couples to marry beginning Thursday morning. The state would have also ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583190712014-08-20T20:20:31.309-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T20:20:31.309-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319071@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:20:31 MDT Gay marriages could begin in Virginia, barring delay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297018-68/court-virginia-marriage-circuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297018-68/court-virginia-marriage-circuit.html.csp">Gay marriages could begin in Virginia, barring delay</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:01:16.551-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation’s highest court intervenes. The state also would need to start recognizing gay marriages from out of state Aug. 21 after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision not to delay its ruling that struck down the state’s gay marriage ban. While the U.S. Supreme Court could effectively put same-sex marr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582970182014-08-14T11:01:16.551-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:01:16.551-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297018@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:01:16 MDT Virginia to honor gay marriages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58293926-68/court-virginia-ban-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58293926-68/court-virginia-ban-state.html.csp">Virginia to honor gay marriages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T18:58:02.06-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Same-sex couples could begin marrying as early as next week in Virginia after a federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling that struck down the state’s gay marriage ban. The state would also need to start recognizing gay marriages from out of state next Wednesday, though the U.S. Supreme Court could effectively put same-sex marriages on hold again if opponents of same-sex marriage are able to win an emergency delay. A county clerk in northern Virginia had asked ...</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> 58293926@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:58:02 MDT Delay denied in ruling on Va. gay marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292527-68/court-ban-denied-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292527-68/court-ban-denied-marriage.html.csp">Delay denied in ruling on Va. gay marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T14:10:51.598-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond on Wednesday denied the request by a county court clerk in northern Virginia to stay the decision while it is appealed to the Supreme Court. That means that without intervention from the U.S. Supreme Court, same-sex couples could begin marrying and have their out-of-state marriages recognized by next Wednesda...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582925272014-08-13T14:10:51.598-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T14:10:51.598-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292527@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:10:51 MDT Ag tourism touted as way to boost rural economies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259080-79/tourism-virginia-farm-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259080-79/tourism-virginia-farm-west.html.csp">Ag tourism touted as way to boost rural economies</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="2014-08-04T10:00:03.186-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charles Town, W.Va. • With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland. The West Virginia mini-distillery is part of a growing agriculture tourism trend that advocates say can help revive struggling rural economies. Ag tourism refers to working farm enterprises geared to visitors, encompassing farm stands, pu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582590802014-08-04T10:00:03.186-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T10:00:03.186-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259080@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:00:03 MDT Detective: Five family members dead in an apparent murder-suicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258785-68/culpeper-murder-suicide-detective.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258785-68/culpeper-murder-suicide-detective.html.csp">Detective: Five family members dead in an apparent murder-suicide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:08:13.665-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Culpeper, Va. • A family of five, including three children, was found shot to death inside their home in a quiet area of north-central Virginia, and authorities said Monday that they’re investigating the case as a murder-suicide. A family member discovered the bodies of the two adults, both 35, and three school-aged children Sunday night, Detective Angela Deavers with the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office said. The shootings were apparently a murder-suicide, Deavers said. She said she did not hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582587852014-08-04T10:08:13.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T10:08:13.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258785@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:08:13 MDT 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 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