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Summer movie season wasn't so bad for 'the Big Six' movie studios

Hollywood is whining about the summer movie season, but every major movie studio had big hits.

Photos: Fall colors over Guardsman Pass

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Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. Read more »

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Iranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentenced

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the homemade video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, their lawyer said Friday. Read more »

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'The Voice' returns Monday with Pharrell, Stefani

Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. Read more »

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American performers get standing ovation in Iran

Hundreds of Iranian art lovers gave a troupe of Chicago-based puppeteers flowers and a lengthy standing ovation at the Tehran City Theater at the end of their historic performance this week during... Read more »

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'Gotham' actor's Penguin inspired by DC Comics

Robin Lord Taylor remembers seeing the "Batman" film starring Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito on its opening night in 1989. Read more »

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'The Maze Runner': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "The Maze Runner." Read more »

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'Alive Inside' is a testament to the healing power of music

“Alive Inside” is a worthwhile reminder that life is a beautiful thing, and that something simple like music can unlock the life within our most isolated peers. Read more »

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Kevin Kline highlights excellent cast in 'My Old Lady'

“My Old Lady” is a movie about character and story and performance. If you want to have a moving experience in a film, here’s a nice opportunity. Read more »

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Twins' time travel adventures continue in 'Magic in the Mix'

In the sequel to "The Magic Half," Molly and Miri are able to time travel to the Civil War and save their twin brothers, who are being held as spies. Read more »

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Big screen 'Maze Runner' is a big dream come true for Utah author

Almost five years after “The Maze Runner” first hit shelves in October 2009, the series has gone places that James Dashner could only have imagined. Read more »

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New 'NCIS' spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

The newest members of the "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of family roots. Read more »

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'Astoria' is a story of wealth, ambition and survival

"Astoria" is the illuminating account of adventures at sea, arduous treks through snowy mountains, dangerous deals with Native Americans and soldiering through the frontier armed only with courage... Read more »

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Book review: 'Living Wreaths' offers instruction, inspiration for live home decor

While "Living Wreaths" aims to teach and inspire homemakers to design and assemble decorative wreaths using fresh flora, the intricate craft makes this guide most suitable as design inspiration for... Read more »

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Book review: 'Black Moon' takes dark turn in tale of witches, ghosts

Be prepared in “Black Moon,” the second book in Saratoga Springs author and blogger Teri Harman’s Moonlight Trilogy, for when a dark witch that should be dead uses disturbing... Read more »

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Ballet to Broadway: Two Utah-native siblings to leap into lead stage roles

Robert Fairchild and his sister, Megan Fairchild, both principal members of New York City Ballet, will take on lead roles in major Broadway productions — "An American in Paris" and "On the... Read more »

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Sherry Young: The world is indeed a glorious place, and autumn is a gift

Hopefully there is still time in the autumn of our lives to make a trek with the family back to our memories. Then again, does it really matter? There are exciting things to do and beautiful places... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Cowboy Fest this weekend at Natural History Museum

The Cowboy Festival to celebrate the horse and its many contributions to the culture of Utah will be held throughout the weekend of Sept. 20-21 at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, keeping him off team

ings announced early Wednesday morning they have placed Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will keep him away from the team while the... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Millennials read more books than their elders, Pew study finds

More millennials read books than their elders, a new Pew Research report finds. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Two big reasons to buy comic books for your kids

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Comic books are more than fodder for Hollywood movies. For some kids, they can be a gateway into a lifelong love of reading. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: The evolution of family quirks: Sharing tricks of the trade from generation to generation

I learned most of my parenting tricks from my mother and father, who learned them from their mother and father, and their grandparents. How many of the little things you do are quirks inherited... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Erin Stewart: How to survive your preschooler's loony years

Let’s take a closer look at the traits that make 3-year-olds absolutely nuts. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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'Crystal Puzzle' author shares lessons learned from a sibling with Asperger’s

“Crystal Puzzle: Growing Up with a Sister with Asperger’s," by Utah blogger and author Ashley Nance, is a charming, edifying true story of sisterhood and how the trials that come with... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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