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Comic-Con offers Mattel toy designers a chance to go wild

Mattel designers have spent the past year working on 10 toys created especially for the Comic-Con crowd.

'X-Men' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. Read more »

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'Fargo' gets 2nd season on FX with new cast, crime

FX is taking another trip to "Fargo," where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not. Read more »

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: You're not in jail, so what is your excuse?

Individuals alone choose not to perform a push-up or sit-up. They take the elevator not the stairs. They are the makers of their schedule and stewards of their time and talents. They read or... Read more »

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Utah Symphony's '1812 Overture' dazzled Deer Valley festivalgoers

The famous overture, complete with 18 cannons firing, proved the night's favorite — even in the company of Gershwin and Bernstein. Read more »

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Here's how violent, graphic and scary movies affect your kids

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Children have been affected by violent and graphic movies for years. Here's how. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: 12 siblings audition for 'America's Got Talent' with 'Sound of Music' song

The 12 Willis siblings, ranging from ages 3 to 21, auditioned for "America's Got Talent" with their own rendition of "My Favorite Things" from "The Sound of Music." Read more »

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Splashing through the city: Giant slip and slide spans Salt Lake City's Main Street

People slide down a giant water slide during Slide the City on Main Street in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The all-day event featured a 1,000-foot-long slip and slide with a pool at... Read more »

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Teens from Northern Ireland learn leadership, peacemaking in Salt Lake City

Protestant and Catholic youths from the Ulster Project are wrapping up their time in Utah. They have spent July participating in activities with Salt Lake host teens who help them learn leadership... Read more »

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Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to expand its... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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'Fiddler on the Roof' coming to Sundance

"I view this play as a parable," said James Arrington, director of "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Sundance Resort outdoor amphitheater. "I think it's a parable about mankind." Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: 'Netherwood' is a flawed story of romance, historical detail

For those looking for a "Downton Abbey"-like romance to sink into while waiting for the next season, "Netherwood" is one choice — but writing flaws abound. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: ‘Cavendon Hall’ is a captivating journey

“Cavendon Hall” is a captivating journey which will leave the reader curious as loyalties are tested and traitors are revealed. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: ‘Manor of Secrets’ is fun young adult fare

Two teenage girls, one who lives in opulence and the other a mere kitchen maid, find their lives interconnected in “Manor of Secrets,” a book that delves into the upstairs and... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Photos: Youths celebrate state's pioneer heritage with parade

Utahns gather Saturday to celebrate the state's heritage in the Days of '47 Youth Parade in Salt Lake City. The event is one of the largest youth parades in the United States and features floats,... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Marvelous 'Les Miserables' leads UFOMT season

"Oklahoma!" and "Les Miserables" may be familiar to many theatergoers, but they are given strong presentations by Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Utah author brings a new adventure to Spirit Animals in 'Fire and Ice'

The four young Greencloaks and their Spirit Animals search for a blue talisman and the giant bear Saka as the Devourer attacks in Utah author Shannon Hale's "Fire and Ice." Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: 'Complete Scripts, Season 2' shares behind-the-scenes peek at 'Downton Abbey'

“The Complete Scripts, Season 2” includes notes from Julian Fellowes about the scenes and what they were trying to accomplish in just a few lines, along with some of the historical... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: 'The Profligate Son' shares a cautionary tale of folly, vice in 19th century Britain

"The Profligate Son: A True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain,” by Nicola Phillips, tells the story of a teenage Regency era gentleman who... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: Habits of the House trilogy ends in a whimper

Author Fay Weldon, one of the screenwriters for the original British TV series "Upstairs, Downstairs" delves into the storyline she knows best for the final installment of her Habits of the House... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Utah Shakespeare Festival artistic directors manage a plethora of responsibilites

Since taking on the roles of artistic directors in 2011, Brian Vaughn and David Ivers have struck a balance that has allowed the festival to not only survive but also thrive. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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‘Orphan Black,’ ‘Cedar Cove’ arrive on home video this week

The second season of the riveting sci-fi series “Orphan Black,” with Tatiana Maslany playing a variety of clones, and the gentle Hallmark series “Cedar Cove” have landed on... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Board game roundup: A race to encourage players to build the best city

The race to build the best city is the theme behind Mad City, a game for one to six players. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Short film depicts special relationship between grandmother and grandson

There's a unique bond between a grandmother and her grandson, and a new short film portrays that relationship. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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'Planes: Fire & Rescue' is more filler than feature

There’s a simple way to decide whether to take the kids to see Disney’s “Planes: Fire & Rescue” this weekend. Did they like last year’s “Planes?” If the... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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'Planes: Fire & Rescue': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Planes: Fire & Rescue." Read more »

July 18, 2014

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