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What parents can do to protect kids from profanity in the media

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TV series ‘Newhart,’ ‘Good Wife,’ ‘NCIS’ and more on Blu-ray, DVD

Season sets of a wide variety of TV series are on Blu-ray and DVD this week, including “Newhart,” “The Good Wife,” both “NCIS” shows, “Parks and... Read more »

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'Unbelievable' theater experience for 2 Utah students

Aitana Alapa and Matthew Richards were honored in the Utah High School Musical Theater Awards and were then invited to compete and to hone their craft at intensive workshops with nationally... Read more »

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'If I Stay': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "If I Stay." Read more »

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'When the Game Stands Tall' is a flawed film with a good message

So if most sports movies are about underdogs, how do you make a film about a football team that goes on a 150-game winning streak? According to “When the Game Stands Tall,” you focus on... Read more »

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Chloë Grace Moretz and music not enough to save flawed 'If I Stay'

Based on a novel by Gayle Forman and starring ChloË Grace Moretz, “If I Stay” tries to equate the drama of teenage romance with the drama of a real life-and-death situation. Read more »

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'When the Game Stands Tall': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "When the Game Stands Tall." Read more »

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The art of improv: Creating something funny out of nothing

Although improv comedy may seem completely random from an outside perspective, two local improv venues, Provo's Comedy Sportz and Salt Lake City's Off Broadway Theatre, share the art behind... Read more »

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New Star Wars tabletop games announced

Fantasy Flight Games recently announced a host of new Star Wars tabletop games at Gen Con, the tabletop game industry's largest trade show. The new games range from Star Wars-themed dungeon... Read more »

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'Wii Sports Club' updates a classic with just a few upgrades

Almost eight years after the launch of the Wii and its signature game, "Wii Sports," a revamped version — "Wii Sports Club" — has been launched for Nintendo's current console, the Wii U. Read more »

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Lexi Walker sings 'Let It Go' solo with One Voice Children's Choir on 'America's Got Talent'

Tuesday night, Utah's One Voice Children's Choir performed "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen" during a live performance on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Read more »

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US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun. Read more »

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Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards. Read more »

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Sherry Young: The man who delivers flowers, candy and much more

Dale was a rock star in the Native American areas. He knew all of the people by name and made them feel great. He had a big heart, encouraging all of them to rise above their poverty. He stressed... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Spanish Fork-Springville Airport hosting day of activities

The public is invited to the Spanish Fork-Springville Airport for a day of Aeroplanes, Trains, and Automobiles on Sept. 13. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Public will soon see 125-million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Grand County

The public will soon have a chance to see an extraordinary set of footprints left behind by dinosaurs 125 million years ago. The tracks were first discovered by a Moab resident in 2009, but the... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Jackie Chan expresses shame over son's drug arrest

Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he's ashamed and saddened. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference at uncertain time for college athletics. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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How Maroon 5 helped me lose weight and impress the girl

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Many modern American kids are overweight, and exercise has been labeled as a good way for them to shed pounds. But they need motivation. Here's one story about how motivation helped me lose weight... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Theater review: CenterPoint's whimsical 'Peter Pan' enraptures, transports audiences

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre had the good fortune of having Jim Christian as its director for "Peter Pan." He has a zealous attachment to “Peter Pan,” and his devotion is evident... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Fibs, ad-libs abound at Hale Center Theater Orem's dateworthy ‘Beau Jest’

"Beau Jest," Hale Center Theater Orem's newest play, is a hilarious look at family and fibs. It runs through Sept. 20. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Utah's One Voice Children's Choir to perform live on 'America's Got Talent'

Last week, 100 kids and 85 adult chaperones boarded five flights out of Salt Lake City destined for New York. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Millcreek to host car show, movie night

Salt Lake County and the Millceek Community Council will sponsor a classic car show, dinner and movie night on Friday, Aug. 29. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Lehi Heritage Day slated for Sept. 1

The first annual Lehi Heritage Day will happen on Sept. 1 from 2 to 7 p.m. The event will focus on a historic area of Main Street, from Center Street to 500 North. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Music project strikes a chord with Alzheimer’s patients

Irene Wade doesn’t always remember her name, or her birthday, or her children’s faces. She’ll often stumble in the middle of a sentence and then burst into tears. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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