WEDNESDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEDNESDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Constitution anniversary celebration on Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416241-90/constitution-state-anniversary-celebration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416241-90/constitution-state-anniversary-celebration.html.csp">Constitution anniversary celebration on Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:05:47.789-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A celebration marking the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution is scheduled for Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the old Supreme Court Chamber in the Utah State Capitol. It will include remarks by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, 3rd District Court Presiding Judge Royal Hansen and Utah State Bar President James Gilson. A third grade class from Hawthorne Elementary will recite the preamble to the Constitution. The event is designed in part to promote a one-hour course on the Constitution that 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58416241@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:05:47 MDT TV preview: Join the ‘Red Band Society’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399204-223/watch-fox-season-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399204-223/watch-fox-season-sunday.html.csp">TV preview: Join the ‘Red Band Society’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T09:58:55.614-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There aren’t many shows narrated by a 12-year-old in a coma, but “The Red Band Society” somehow makes it work. This new series follows a group of teens who suffer from cancer, heart disease, cystic fibrosis and more. They live in a hospital and try to be regular kids at the same time. It’s surprisingly upbeat despite the subject matter. Watch • 8 p.m. Wednesday, Fox/Ch. 13 This Weekend — MLS Real Salt Lake at Seattle Sounders. Watch • 8:30 p.m. Friday, NBCSN College football Wake Fo...</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> 58399204@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:58:55 MDT Sports briefs: Red Bulls beat D.C. United for fourth straight home win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58400015-77/united-montreal-york-koivu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58400015-77/united-montreal-york-koivu.html.csp">Sports briefs: Red Bulls beat D.C. United for fourth straight home win</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:33:02.333-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Lloyd Sam scored in the 90th minute to lift the New York Red Bulls to a 1-0 win over 10-man D.C. United on Wednesday night. A deflected ball fell to Sam, who took one touch to the corner of the 6-yard box and rolled a ball through the legs of United goalkeeper Bill Hamid. New York (9-8-10) won its fourth straight home game and avoided a three-game season sweep against United (14-9-5) in the teams’ final meeting of the regular season. United and former RSL forward Fabian Espindola recei...</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> 58400015@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:33:02 MDT Cameron makes passionate plea to Scots to preserve the British union http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58399914-68/scotland-scots-cameron-scottish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58399914-68/scotland-scots-cameron-scottish.html.csp">Cameron makes passionate plea to Scots to preserve the British union</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Karla Adam</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T19:37:01.809-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday made an impassioned plea to keep Scotland in the union and urged voters not to vote for separation just to give “effing Tories” a kick. His intervention comes one week before Scots cast ballots to decide whether they will break away from the United Kingdom. Arguably, he seemed on Wednesday to be trying to do what the unionist camp has been accused of failing at miserably so far: connect emotionally with Scottish voters. After polls publ...</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> 58399914@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:37:01 MDT NFL notes: Two more players face domestic violence issues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399681-77/nfl-hardy-league-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399681-77/nfl-hardy-league-season.html.csp">NFL notes: Two more players face domestic violence issues</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.351-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers also remains active while he is being investigated for abuse allegations. The Panthers and 49ers both say they are following the NFL’s lead, waiting for the legal process to run its course. Neither team has provided details of its investigations. The cases have similarities to that of Ray Rice, who was released ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583996812014-09-10T22:32:58.351-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:58.351-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399681@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Yappy Hour at Pioneer Park Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393616-78/hour-lake-park-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393616-78/hour-lake-park-salt.html.csp">Yappy Hour at Pioneer Park Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:47:59.184-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Yappy Hour” is an evening of live music, food and beverages Wednesday at Pioneer Park for residents who like relaxing with their canine pals. Salt Lake City’s Parks and Public Lands Division invites the public to bring their dogs and unwind at “Yappy Hour” from 5-8 p.m. at the park, located at 350 South 300 West. The city is hosting the festive evening with support from Millcreek FIDOS, Salt Lake County Animal Services, Best Friends Animal Society and Barley’s Canine Recreation Center. An off...</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> 58393616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:47:59 MDT Lufthansa pilots to strike in Munich on Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393103-79/lufthansa-pilots-munich-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393103-79/lufthansa-pilots-munich-airlines.html.csp">Lufthansa pilots to strike in Munich on Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:20:02.685-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • A union representing Lufthansa’s pilots say they will walk off the job at Munich airport for eight hours Wednesday, preventing departures by Germany’s biggest airline from its second-busiest airport. The Vereinigung Cockpit union said Tuesday that pilots in Munich will walk out from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The work stoppage follows six-hour strikes in the past two weeks at Lufthansa’s Germanwings subsidiary and against Lufthansa’s short-haul fleet at Frankfurt airport, its main hub. The two s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931032014-09-09T09:20:02.685-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:20:02.685-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393103@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:20:02 MDT Demolition starts on old FLDS polygamous school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340109-78/jeffs-academy-alta-flds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340109-78/jeffs-academy-alta-flds.html.csp">Demolition starts on old FLDS polygamous school</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="2014-09-04T15:15:54.647-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 03:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The birthing room was still there. So was the baptismal font. Some drawings of animals and flowers, in a motif synonymous with childhood, still adorned some doors in an upstairs room. A wooden decoration depicting the Bible’s three wise men was on a storage building’s exterior wall — until some neighbors took it down Wednesday as a souvenir. The wise men got a reprieve, but everything else on the 4.5-acre property at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon will be demolished this week. 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> 58340109@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:15:54 MDT BYU's Mendenhall briefly talks about Max Hall's troubles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58371835-65/hall-byu-mendenhall-max.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58371835-65/hall-byu-mendenhall-max.html.csp">BYU's Mendenhall briefly talks about Max Hall's troubles</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="2014-09-04T13:00:34.183-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A spokesperson for the Maricopa (Ariz.) County Attorney’s Office told me tonight that no formal charges have been filed yet in the case of former BYU quarterback Max Hall. As was widely reported Tuesday after news broke in the Arizona Republic, Jerry Cobb confirmed that Hall was arrested, booked and released on suspicion of possessing stolen items and a “personal use quantity of cocaine.” “We anticipate reviewing the investigation and making a charging decision, but at this point no formal charg...</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> 58371835@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:00:34 MDT Utah football: Kicker Andy Phillips welcomes fatherhood (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58371640-89/phillips-state-utah-lot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58371640-89/phillips-state-utah-lot.html.csp">Utah football: Kicker Andy Phillips welcomes fatherhood (VIDEO)</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="2014-09-03T22:51:03.665-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There was a plan in place. Andy Phillips knew what he had to do if the baby came early. If he saw his father, Greg Phillips, running red-faced down the sideline, they would be leaving immediately to be with his wife, Megan Phillips, for the birth of his first son. It turned out there was no need for the emergency option: Maximus Andrew Phillips took his time, and on Tuesday doctors induced labor to bring Andy and Megan their 7-pound, 14-ounce, 21-inch-long newborn. “You expect the best, and tha...</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> 58371640@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:51:03 MDT George W. Bush’s book about father titled ‘41’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369021-68/bush-book-george-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369021-68/bush-book-george-president.html.csp">George W. Bush’s book about father titled ‘41’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:21:02.293-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The title of former President George W. Bush’s book about his father will feature a number, not a name. Crown Publishers announced Wednesday that the book about former President George H.W. Bush will be called “41: A Portrait of My Father.” The elder Bush was the country’s 41st president. As announced by Crown last summer, the book will be published Nov. 11 with a planned first printing of 1 million copies. The younger Bush had been quietly working on the biography over the past few y...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583690212014-09-03T10:21:02.293-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T10:21:02.293-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369021@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:21:02 MDT NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade to allow 1 gay group http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369008-68/parade-gay-group-march.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58369008-68/parade-gay-group-march.html.csp">NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade to allow 1 gay group</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T19:04:41.026-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A decision by organizers of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday. Some were dismayed that the organizers had chosen just one lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group to participate next year after ending a ban on them. Others expressed continuing mistrust. Nathan Schaefer, executive director of Empire State Pride Agenda, called...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583690082014-09-03T19:04:41.026-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T19:04:41.026-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369008@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:04:41 MDT College football: USC’s Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue of 7-year-old http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345770-77/shaw-usc-josh-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345770-77/shaw-usc-josh-team.html.csp">College football: USC’s Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue of 7-year-old</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Greg Beacham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.187-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. The school swiftly suspended him Wednesday from all team activities and acknowledged his heroic tale was “a complete fabrication.” The tale began to unravel soon after the team captain was lauded for his heroics in a story on the team’s website Monday. In the account, Shaw des...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583457702014-08-27T23:28:57.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Residents can weigh in on homelessness Wednesday evening http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58335196-90/library-homelessness-community-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58335196-90/library-homelessness-community-lake.html.csp">Residents can weigh in on homelessness Wednesday evening</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T10:37:44.467-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Residents who have concerns surrounding homelessness in Salt Lake City are invited to a community discussion Wednesday night at the Salt Lake City Library. The library, in conjunction with The Inclusion Center for Community and Justice, will present “Community Conversations: Homelessness” at the main library, 210 E. 400 South, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. During the discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to share their opinions and experiences, meet with local organizations that work with 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> 58335196@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:37:44 MDT Battle for key southeast coast heats up in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343255-68/ukraine-russia-russian-novoazovsk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343255-68/ukraine-russia-russian-novoazovsk.html.csp">Battle for key southeast coast heats up in Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T21:05:57.393-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Novoazovsk, Ukraine • Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are seeking to create a land link between Russia and Crimea, which also would give them control over the entire Azov Sea. After a third day of heavy shelling that sent many resident...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432552014-08-27T21:05:57.393-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T21:05:57.393-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343255@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:05:57 MDT Concert preview: Melissa Etheridge declares ‘This Is M.E.’ in solo tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322119-223/etheridge-utah-melissa-album.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322119-223/etheridge-utah-melissa-album.html.csp">Concert preview: Melissa Etheridge declares ‘This Is M.E.’ in solo tour</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Burger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T09:23:26.995-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When an artist comes out with a new album called “This Is M.E.” in the midst of a much-lauded career — as Melissa Etheridge has just done — you have to wonder: Was that not you on all those other albums before? “That’s funny!” the 53-year-old Kansas native responded in an email interview. “They have all been me, as in very personal. I think the title is referring to the Me right now.” Etheridge is one of the most popular singer-songwriters of her generation, with millions in album sales and mul...</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> 58322119@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:23:26 MDT Family says Utah man killed after stepping in front of semi was suicidal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321253-78/semi-front-killed-relatives.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321253-78/semi-front-killed-relatives.html.csp">Family says Utah man killed after stepping in front of semi was suicidal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:55:23.007-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Relatives of a 23-year-old man who was instantly killed after stepping in front of a semi-trailer rig exiting Interstate 15 late Wednesday near Clearfield have told investigators he was suicidal, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. In addition, the relatives said the man, who lived in the area, was suffering from a severe mental illness, the UHP said in a news release. UHP said the man was walking on the ramp heading north to 700 South when the big rig struck him about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Init...</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> 58321253@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:23 MDT Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah’s water storage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318918-78/utah-rain-state-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318918-78/utah-rain-state-wednesday.html.csp">Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah’s water storage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:09:59.245-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wet monsoon storms that started in July and are continuing this week have staved off Utah’s wildfire threat, but they have caused serious flash flooding and done little to help the state’s water supply. That’s the word from state officials monitoring the impact of the seasonal storms in very different ways. “Rain in the summer is a nice thing. It keeps people from using water stored in the reservoirs by shutting off their sprinklers when they can, but overall it has a very minimal impact on our ...</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> 58318918@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:09:59 MDT Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp">Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.653-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women’s soccer • Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th. “We knew Switzerland would be a good challenge and we played good, up-tempo soccer,” U.S. coach Jill Ellis said after improving to 2-0-1 since being officially named to 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> 58320046@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:59 MDT Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp">Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Jerry Markon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T21:59:27.776-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. swept into this battle-scarred St. Louis suburb on Wednesday, meeting with community leaders and promising a “thorough and fair” federal inquiry into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Before going into an investigative briefing at the local FBI headquarters, Holder said the Justice Department had assembled “very experienced” prosecutors and agents to determine whether 18-year-old Michael Brown’s civil rights were violated wh...</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> 58319499@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:59:27 MDT