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Utahn on 'Biggest Loser' gets another chance at Comeback Canyon

After 11 weeks on the ranch and a total weight loss of 98 pounds, Scott Mitchell was voted off.

15 picture books for gift-giving

Here are 15 suggested recent titles that can delight the lover of classics, those who appreciate unique art, the aficionado of ABC and number books and readers who enjoy sharing stories with children. Read more »

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MST3K ‘Turkey Day Collection’ leads movies on DVD this week

The “Mystery Science Theater 3000” guys take aim at horror movies, a jungle picture and Lassie in a new DVD set released this week. Read more »

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American Fork High School Marching Band ready for Thanksgiving Day broadcast

The 230 musicians in the American Fork High School Marching Band are headed to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for a second time. Read more »

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Review: 'Smash Bros.' makes brutality adorable

Every few years, Nintendo rounds up its most popular characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and Pikachu, and has them beat the daylights out of each other. It's not exactly blood sport — there... Read more »

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Activision delivers best game of Skylanders series with 'Trap Team'

Activision's Skylanders returns with a fresh army of plastic toy figures and another gimmick to capture kids' interest. Read more »

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Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Read more »

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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Book review: 'Marco and the Devil's Bargain' is a historical, romantic treat

Carla Kelly returns with the second installment in the Spanish Brand series with "Marco and the Devil's Bargain." With new problems that threaten their lives and their marriage, Marco and Paloma... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Letter that inspired Jack Kerouac's Beat literature found

It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

the American Music Awards or the Australian Music Awards? Iggy Azalea, who was born Down Under, is the lead nominee at Sunday's show. She will compete for top awards such as artist, new artist and... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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What's new: 'Walk Beside Me' adds vibrancy to familiar Primary tunes

Capitol String Quartet presents an entertaining twist on popular Primary songs that are enjoyable for all ages. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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A community of theater: Utah theater companies take varied approaches to staging a season

Overviews of five theater companies in and around Salt Lake City that give local residents a chance to partake of high-quality theater productions — and, oftentimes, to be a part of them. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Book review: 'Death Coming Up the Hill' tackles racism, war, family through verse

In his latest young adult novel, BYU English professor Chris Crowe entertains, moves, challenges and stirs complex thinking. War, language, marriage, family, racism, and history and humanity are... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Utah Symphony to celebrate the holidays with Handel's 'Messiah'

Utah Symphony will continue its annual holiday tradition with performances of Handel's "Messiah" Nov. 29-30, 7 p.m. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Benotripia teen author McKenzie Wagner plans to never stop writing

The third book in young author McKenzie Wagner's Benotripia series is full of action and adventure as the young try to outrun the Darvonians, save Benotripia and return to Metamordia in their quest... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Book review: 'Waking in Tombstone' a wonderful historical novel from the Old West

When Libby Campbell escapes her evil employer, her trip to Tombstone is made bearable with the arrival of Cotter in the novel “Waking in Tombstone.” They face challenges as both try to... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Book review: 'Bonds of Loyalty' compelling historical romance

Despised by royalty, overlooked by family and torn in love, Sarah seeks the courage to follow her heart when a puzzling prophecy vaults her into the center of a nation in turmoil and threatens to... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Book review: 'Blue Lily, Lily Blue' unravels web and casts spell

The Raven Cycle continues in this third installment, "Blue Lily, Lily Blue." The Raven Boys and Blue are woven more tightly together as the adventure and magic bring them closer than ever to... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Local theaters bringing stars, magic and Scrooges to stage for holiday season

'Tis the season for holiday shows! A look at four productions taking place in area theaters. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Mormon creator of 'Battlestar Galactica' dared to produce something profound

Television is a medium that celebrates vapidity, but with "Battlestar Galactica," Glen A. Larson produced something profound. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Capturing 'Mormon Faces': LDS mother, daughter share goodness on Instagram

A fascination with people and a desire to share goodness led Sandi and Claire Gentry — a mother and daughter from Ladera Ranch, California — to create an Instagram account they titled... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Book review: 'Five: Out of the Pit' moves to new town, rises to new level

Members of The Five have moved onto Moab but find themselves faced with even darker opponents and more difficult tasks as they fight the demons both within and without in "Five: Out of the Pit" by... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Book review: ‘A Tale of Light and Shadow’ is a delightful page-turner

A fantasy adventure book with just the right amount of romance, “A Tale of Light and Shadow” is a marvelous beginning of a new series. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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