WEEKEND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEEKEND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351754-68/obama-return-event-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351754-68/obama-return-event-island.html.csp">Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DARLENE SUPERVILLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T11:04:01.914-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama changed his plans for Friday and will return to Washington late in the evening after fundraisers in New York and Rhode Island, instead of overnighting in New York as originally planned. Earnest said Obama himself made the decision to return to the White House and that it was unrelated to any current events. “He can sleep in his own bed, do a little work t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517542014-08-29T11:04:01.914-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T11:04:01.914-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351754@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:04:01 MDT 91 people died on Utah roads this summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58343390-90/braceras-construction-crash-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58343390-90/braceras-construction-crash-driving.html.csp">91 people died on Utah roads this summer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:19:54.203-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the “100 deadliest days” of summer driving — and state highway officials openly hope that Utahns drive more safely this holiday than they have during the rest of the summer. “We haven’t done too well over these last 100 deadliest days,” said Carlos Braceras, executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation. “We had 91 fatalities so far, and that’s up by 18 from last summer,” a hike of 25 percent since Memorial Day weekend, he said. “Tra...</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> 58343390@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:19:54 MDT Despite economy, Utahns expect to increase holiday travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334935-78/utah-labor-mountain-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334935-78/utah-labor-mountain-residents.html.csp">Despite economy, Utahns expect to increase holiday travel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T22:55:19.664-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stubbornly high fuel costs are not expected to keep Utah and other Mountain West residents off the highways during the coming Labor Day weekend. AAA Utah spokesperson Rolayne Fairclough said Monday that more than 2.5 million residents of the organization’s Mountain West region — Utah, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona — are expected to travel 50 miles or more from their homes during the three-day holiday period. That represents an increase of six-tenths of a perc...</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> 58334935@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:19 MDT Johnson hoping to end skid before Chase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304120-77/johnson-chase-cup-drivers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304120-77/johnson-chase-cup-drivers.html.csp">Johnson hoping to end skid before Chase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NOAH TRISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.477-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brooklyn, Mich. • The finishes seem implausible, especially because they’ve come in succession — 42nd place at Daytona, 42nd at New Hampshire, a brief improvement to 14th at the Brickyard, followed by a dip to 39th at Pocono and 28th at Watkins Glen. This is Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR’s six-time Sprint Cup champion? “It has been a very challenging year,” Johnson said. “We started off without the speed that we wanted. We got the speed back and then the luck left. So, we choose to look at it as we’re ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583041202014-08-16T23:01:42.477-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:42.477-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304120@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT Trib Talk: Your best bets for weekend fun plus diversity on TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58300667-231/tribtalk-diversity-weekend-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58300667-231/tribtalk-diversity-weekend-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Your best bets for weekend fun plus diversity on TV</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T13:27:00.582-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 01:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Want to hear the skinny on your best entertainment options for the weekend? On Friday at 12:15 p.m., The Tribune’s entertainment writers will talk about the weekend’s highlights in movies, music, TV and more. Also on the bill: A discussion of diversity on TV, and a field report on the Utah Symphony’s concerts in the state’s national parks. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+...</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> 58300667@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:27:00 MDT This weekend on TV: It's a big weekend for soccer, with RSL-Seattle at the top of the list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58300768-63/league-nbcsn-extratime-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58300768-63/league-nbcsn-extratime-game.html.csp">This weekend on TV: It's a big weekend for soccer, with RSL-Seattle at the top of the list</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="2014-08-15T11:44:02.112-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saturday's Major League Soccer game between Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders FC is NOT in the evening. It's a 12:30 p.m. game.It's also not on local TV because (gasp!) it's on a national outlet - the NBC Sports Network. That's Channel 695 on Comcast; Channel 220 on DirecTV; and Channel 159 on Dish.And, by the way, this is a Really Big Game. The winner will be in first place in the Western Conference. If Seattle wins, it will maintain its lead in the overall standings; if RSL wins, it will be ...</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> 58300768@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:44:02 MDT I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp">I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive</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="2014-08-11T21:27:16.232-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol continued Monday trying to determine the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said identification of the victim was proving difficult because troopers had learned the Nissan car he was driving had been reported stolen. However, troopers did suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the Sunday crash. The westbound vehicle ran off the highway to the right, striking a parked and unoccu...</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> 58284533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:27:16 MDT Cowabunga! ‘Ninja Turtles’ bring box-office power http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58281321-223/million-international-owned-ninja.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58281321-223/million-international-owned-ninja.html.csp">Cowabunga! ‘Ninja Turtles’ bring box-office power</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DERRIK J. LANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:27:15.562-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. Paramount Pictures’ comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes lunged into first place in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The action film’s totally tubular result prompted the studio to announce plans Sunday for a sequel set for June 3, 2016. Megan Colligan, Paramount’s head of domestic market...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813212014-08-11T09:27:15.562-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T09:27:15.562-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281321@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:27:15 MDT Utah forecast: Drying trend on way for weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58270900-78/utah-com-weather-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58270900-78/utah-com-weather-http.html.csp">Utah forecast: Drying trend on way for weekend</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="2014-08-07T20:44:46.758-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 08:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Like in-laws having exhausted their welcome being nudged toward the door, Utah’s rain is going away, reluctantly. Northern Utah’s Wasatch Front, after diminishing showers in the morning and afternoon on Thursday, expected chances for precipitation to dip to 20 percent on Friday. High temperatures both days were forecast to be in the upper-70s to low-80s. In southern Utah, though, that meteorological mother-in-law has already been trundled off into the horizon. Utah’s Dixie looked for sunny skie...</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> 58270900@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:44:46 MDT Utah forecast: Hot weekend followed by a cooler Monday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58253652-78/monday-highs-mid-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58253652-78/monday-highs-mid-sunday.html.csp">Utah forecast: Hot weekend followed by a cooler Monday</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="2014-08-02T09:36:02.377-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Highs in the 90s are expected over the weekend in northern Utah, followed by a cooler Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting highs in the mid 90s in Salt Lake City and Provo on Saturday and in the low 90s on Sunday. The overnight lows should drop to the mid 60s to around 70. The thermometer should reach the low to mid 90s both weekend days in Ogden and Logan, according to the weather service, and lows in the 60s are expected both nights. Park City will be slightly cooler, with highs ...</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> 58253652@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 09:36:02 MDT Midway motorcyclist in critical condition after weekend crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232634-78/kohler-lane-rhea-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232634-78/kohler-lane-rhea-idaho.html.csp">Midway motorcyclist in critical condition after weekend crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:31:01.204-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Midway motorcyclist was in critical condition Monday after a weekend collision on Interstate 84 near the Utah-Idaho border. The Idaho State Police said that W. Kent Kohler, 49, was riding eastbound in the left lane near mile post 274 just before 9 p.m. Sunday, followed by Victoria Rhea, 19, of West Jordan. After passing a semi-trailer truck, Rhea’s Mazda moved into the right lane, and as she drew next to Kohler, his motorcycle moved into her lane and the two vehicles crashed. Both the car and ...</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> 58232634@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:31:01 MDT Utah can expect a hot weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58227148-78/sunday-utah-saturday-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58227148-78/sunday-utah-saturday-weather.html.csp">Utah can expect a hot weekend</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="2014-07-26T12:10:17.13-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s déjà vu all over again. The Utah forecast again predicts the thermometer will climb to the 90s along the Wasatch Front on Saturday and Sunday, as it has the previous weekends in July. And, once again, a scorcher is expected in southwest Utah, including St. George and Zion National Park, with a high of about 101 on Saturday and 103 on Sunday predicted by the National Weather Service. From Provo to Salt Lake City to Ogden, Saturday’s high will be in the lower to mid 90s and Sunday’s high wil...</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> 58227148@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:10:17 MDT 'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203490-223/million-owned-purge-weekend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203490-223/million-owned-purge-weekend.html.csp">'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:30:52.929-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated “Sex Tape” failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” maintained its rule. 20th Century Fox’s science fiction sequel outmuscled a trio of new films to top the North American box office for the second-straight week with $36 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The acclaimed sequel to 2011’s reboot of the chimp franchise has now made $139 million domestically in two weeks. Its cl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582034902014-07-21T11:30:52.929-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:30:52.929-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203490@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:30:52 MDT Utah’s weekend temperatures — welcome to the 90s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201034-78/sunday-saturday-utah-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201034-78/sunday-saturday-utah-weather.html.csp">Utah’s weekend temperatures — welcome to the 90s</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="2014-07-19T10:23:45.83-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The highs along the Wasatch Front should range from the low to upper 90s this weekend, with the possibility of rain Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Also in the forecast for northern Utah on Saturday are areas of smoke from fires burning in Western states. Temperatures in Salt Lake City, Ogden and Logan are predicted to reach the mid 90s on Saturday, with the highs dropping a few degrees on Sunday. Provo should see highs in the upper 90s on Saturday and about 90 on Sunday. Par...</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> 58201034@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:23:45 MDT Negotiators arrive to resume NY rail labor talks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190784-79/sides-dispute-strike-cuomo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190784-79/sides-dispute-strike-cuomo.html.csp">Negotiators arrive to resume NY rail labor talks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANK ELTMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T12:24:01.641-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 12:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mineola, N.Y. • Both parties embroiled in a bitter labor dispute at the nation’s largest commuter railroad agreed Wednesday to resume negotiations aimed at averting a strike this weekend. Shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an appeal in the morning for the sides to resume talking, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which operates the Long Island Rail Road, invited union negotiators to meet again and union officials accepted. Negotiators for both sides arrived at a Manhattan law office...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581907842014-07-16T12:24:01.641-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T12:24:01.641-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190784@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:24:01 MDT See photos taken on Utah trails over July 4 weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58154118-117/july-utah-weekend-storify.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58154118-117/july-utah-weekend-storify.html.csp">See photos taken on Utah trails over July 4 weekend</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="2014-07-07T07:09:02.854-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 07:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; &lt;div class=”storify”&gt;&lt;iframe src=”//storify.com/UtahHikes/tweets-from-utah-trails-for-july-4-2014-weekend/embed?header=false&border=false&template=slideshow” width=”100%” height=750 frameborder=no allowtransparency=true&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt;&lt;script src=”//storify.com/UtahHikes/tweets-from-utah-trails-for-july-4-2014-weekend.js?header=false&border=false&template=slideshow”&gt;&lt;/script&gt;&lt;noscript&gt;[&lt;a href=”//storify.com/UtahHikes/tweets-from-utah-trails-for-...</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> 58154118@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:09:02 MDT Utah forecast calls for another hot weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58176888-78/utah-forecast-saturday-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58176888-78/utah-forecast-saturday-weather.html.csp">Utah forecast calls for another hot weekend</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="2014-07-12T09:36:17.412-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s forecast for the weekend is calling for highs in the 90s along the Wasatch Front. And the scorcher in southwest Utah will continue, with a high of about 103 degrees in St. George and Zion National Park on Saturday and about 107 on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. South central Utah will be a little bit cooler but still hot: Highs should be in the mid 90s on Saturday and the upper 90s on Sunday in Kanab, the weather service says. The forecast also calls for isolated sho...</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> 58176888@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:36:17 MDT Trib Talk: ‘Damn These Heels,’ ‘Wicked,’ other weekend highlights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58170881-231/sltrib-com-entertainment-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58170881-231/sltrib-com-entertainment-http.html.csp">Trib Talk: ‘Damn These Heels,’ ‘Wicked,’ other weekend highlights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T12:51:49.824-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A full smorgasbord of entertainment options awaits Utahns this weekend, from the SLC Jazz Festival to “Wicked” to the return of cult film director Trent Harris. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune features editor Anna Cekola and food writer Kathy Stephenson join movie critic Sean P. Means to give their recommendations for movies, music, live entertainment and dining options this weekend. You can watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and...</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> 58170881@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:51:49 MDT Utah forecast: Hot and wet heading toward weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169285-78/utah-friday-weather-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169285-78/utah-friday-weather-forecast.html.csp">Utah forecast: Hot and wet heading toward weekend</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="2014-07-10T08:04:48.096-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 08:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heavy rainfall that put more than half of Utah under a Flash Flood Watch Thursday was expected to taper off briefly on Friday before evening showers usher in the weekend. The National Weather Service warned that slot canyons, slick rock areas, normally dry washes, higher-elevation creeks and streams and slopes recently denuded by wildfires were at risk for flash floods through 10 p.m. Thursday. The advisory covered an area stretching from the mountains just east of Provo southwest through Nephi,...</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> 58169285@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:04:48 MDT A summer without swagger for Hollywood blockbusters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58166051-223/summer-million-box-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58166051-223/summer-million-box-office.html.csp">A summer without swagger for Hollywood blockbusters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T16:45:12.113-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summer at the box office isn’t just missing nearly 20 percent of last summer’s revenue. It’s lacking swagger. Summer is the season for megabudget, chest-thumping, globe-trotting monstrosities — films so big they lure droves of Americans with heavily promoted promises of shock and awe. But this season’s blockbuster output has been curiously low on the summer’s stock in trade: bigness. Two months into the summer, there haven’t been any $300 million grossers at the North American box office. The on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581660512014-07-10T16:45:12.113-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T16:45:12.113-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166051@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:45:12 MDT