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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit. Read more »

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Marvel unveils slate of films through 2019

LOS ANGELES — "Doctor Strange," ''Black Panther," ''Captain Marvel" and the "Inhumans" are joining the Marvel cinematic universe. The studio unveiled the titles and release dates of its... Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era

Toronto's next mayor will be a straight-laced, button down moderate conservative — almost the polar opposite of current Mayor Rob Ford, whose term was plagued by scandals involving public... Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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2 country stars help shape Will Chase's TV persona

Will Chase's character on ABC's "Nashville" is the quintessential superstar. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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These 6 factors prove Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood are not the same person

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Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood are both country pop stars that made it big. But are there more differences than similarities for the two? Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Taylor Swift: Growing up and going pop

When Taylor Swift released the Grammy-winning, banjo-tinged "Mean" in 2010, haters fired shots at the then-20-year-old. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Spirits move 'Ouija' to No. 1 at the box office

The spirits moved "Ouija" to No. 1 at the box office, with the board-game adaption leading the weekend with a $20 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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BYU Broadcasting wins 13 more Emmys for family friendly programming

BYU Broadcasting and its university-affiliated network BYUtv snagged 13 out of 20 Emmy Awards from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Book review: Whitesides' 'Strike of the Sweepers' is a dynamic addition to Janitors series

Sixth-grader Spencer Zumbro's adventure continues as he crisscrosses the country to fight the evil BEM with his Rebel Janitor team in "Strike of the Sweepers," the fourth book in the Janitors... Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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Utah Symphony to perform with Cirque de la Symphonie

Music and acrobatics will meet as the performers of Cirque de la Symphonie perform with the musicians of the Utah Symphony for performances on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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Ally Condie's 'Atlantia' shares story of 2 sisters, 2 cities

Ally Condie drew inspiration for different aspects of her new young adult novel “Atlantia” from several different sources — from Utah’s inversions to an original Hans... Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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Book review: 'Zombies and Calculus' brings math concepts back from the dead

Mathematician Colin Adams uses calculus and other mathematical formulas to share how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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Pioneer Theatre Company presents knockabout comedy 'One Man, Two Guvnors'

A knockabout comedy set in London features a couple of hoodlums, a dishonest lawyer, a vain actor, a slow-witted yet lovely lady and a man trying to fool both of his bosses at the same time. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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Jack Bruce, bassist of 60's band Cream, dies at 71

British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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Herbie Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a... Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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‘WKRP’ and other vintage series lead this week’s TV shows on DVD

Several vintage TV shows have made their home-video debuts this week, led by the much sought-after sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati.” Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Radon poster contest winners announced

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality Division of Radiation Control has announced the three student winners for the 2015 National Radon Poster Contest. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Bill Murray shines as 'St. Vincent'

Bill Murray's performance in "St. Vincent" is something special. Even with a career full of iconic roles, it's hard to think of a time he has brought this much weight to a character. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Horror cliches abound in tedious 'Ouija'

Reason is nowhere to be found in “Ouija,” a film that pounds out an array of horror clichÉs that is bigger than Neil Peart’s drum kit. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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The immortal monster: Dracula on the screen

To celebrate the newest incarnation of Dracula on NBC's new television series, take a look back at some of the famous faces that have brought the count to life onscreen. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Foreign films lead new movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

A variety of films from around the world lead these movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Have 'The Simpsons' gotten a bad rap?

When former President Bush derided "The Simpsons" 20 years ago, he overlooked the morally redeeming qualities of this long-running series. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Classic films to help make your Halloween horror-ific

As local big screens gear up for the next round of vintage movie revivals, the original “Psycho” and “The Phantom of the Opera” are playing locally to usher in Halloween. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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