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The Clean Cut: 'You poked my heart,' boy says in viral video

When these toddlers get in a heated argument over whether it is raining or sprinkling outside, things become serious very fast. This viral sensation is definitely worth watching. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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'Frozen' Disney World ride plans upset some Disney fans

When the Walt Disney Co. announced plans to create a "Frozen" attraction at Walt Disney World’s Epcot World Showcase, it likely did not expect the response from fans of attraction it will... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Celebrated Manet portrait headed to NYC auction

A celebrated portrait by Edouard Manet of a Parisian actress in a fancy dress and bonnet is heading to auction and could set a record for the artist. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Halloween season arrives on the backs of 'The Boxtrolls'

If you’re ready for Halloween, “The Boxtrolls” is a perfect movie to usher in the season. Created by the same people behind “Coraline," “Boxtrolls” is an... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Confused 'Different Drummers' is playing out of its league

It’s too bad the road to cinematic success isn’t paved with good intentions. “Different Drummers” clearly wants to be a sweet and inspirational story, myriad flaws leave it... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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New documentary 'Pump' takes the oil industry to the woodshed

A new documentary says that Americans are under the oil industry’s thumb and it’s time to get out. It’s not the most original message, but given the political minefield of its... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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The challenge of using media to tell Islam's story

Muslim prohibition against portraying Islam's founder makes telling the story of this great religion extraordinarily difficult. But that hasn't stopped people from trying. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Art-house genre pictures lead new movies on DVD, Blu-ray this week

Sci-fi mysteries and offbeat thrillers with an art house vibe lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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An 'unlikely father of five': Comedian Jim Gaffigan talks about the rewards, challenges of parenting

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There was a time in his life when Jim Gaffigan would get on an airplane, see a parent with a child and think, “Weirdo, why would you do that to yourself?” Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Theater review: With stunning work, 'Nice Work' is ' ’S Wonderful'

The first national tour of the fresh-from-Broadway “Nice Work If You Can Get It” has rolled into the Capitol Theatre, and what’s the “Sweet and Lowdown,” to quote a... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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An unusually high number of PG-rated movies have been rolling through town

If you are looking for family-friendly movies to see, something that won’t have you plugging your ears and covering your eyes, there are quite a few PG films in town right now. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Body Worlds exhibit debuts this weekend at Leonardo

Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life is the latest exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens. The exhibit opens at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 27. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Proposal: Media needs permit to film in wilderness

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing permanent new rules that would require media organizations to obtain a permit to film and shoot photographs in more than 100 million acres of the nation's... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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How to talk to kids about terrorism

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Like it or not, we live in a world where terrorism happens, with fatal results. Here are some ways experts say parents can help children make sense of it and not be afraid. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Is fear holding you back?

“There should be a time limit,” I said. “One minute to decide or get pushed off!” We all laughed. But then I glanced back up at this woman who was struggling with her... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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'Maze Runner,' based on Utah author's novel, leads box office, gets sequel

In the weeks leading up to the premiere of "The Maze Runner," James Dashner said he was hoping to enjoy the experience and not worry about box-office numbers or critical reception. Both, however,... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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18th annual Golden Years Pageant offers mix of hilarity, tears

Eight men and 12 women competed in the 18th annual Mr. and Ms. Golden Years pageant Tuesday, the opening event of the Utah Health Care Association's annual convention. The pageant had moments of... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Pie bars make a tasty treat

Deep-dish pie is marvelous, but if you prefer a closer crust to filling ratio or a pie that can easily be eaten with one hand, pie bars are the way to go. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Erin Stewart: Moms: Get off the sidelines and into the moment

When I put down the camera and joined the fun, I reclaimed my spot in the memories. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Where do we draw the line on spanking?

In study after study, as many as 8 out of 10 adults in America say spanking is an appropriate form of discipline. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Alicia Keys is asking a simple question to save kids and help the poor: Why are we here?

National Edition

R&B singer Alicia Keys received a standing ovation when she announced that she was kicking off the movement "We Are Here" movement with $1 million of her own money at the annual Social Good Summit... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Judge upholds video limits in Jodi Arias trial

A judge Monday refused to lift restrictions on camera coverage of the penalty phase retrial in Jodi Arias' murder case. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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‘Kung Fu Panda’ director to helm animated Noah film

Another Oscar-nominated director prepares to tackle the biblical story of Noah, but this one probably won't turn out quite like Darren Aronofsky's version. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Latest 'Disney Infinity' introduces Marvel superheroes, seeks to improve Toy Box mode

Disney Interactive is set to release the latest version of its "Infinity" video game franchise, this time featuring Iron Man, Hulk and other superheroes. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision's fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company's popular "Call of Duty"... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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