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Old-fashioned soda shops making comeback along the Wasatch Front

A sense of community and atmosphere are part of the appeal, but it's really all about the drinks.

Book review: 'Hunt for Jade Dragon,' 4th book in Michael Vey series, is action-packed, fast-paced

The evil Dr. Hatch has captured the 9-year-old genius Jade Dragon, who has the knowledge to solve his problems in creating an electric super race. Michael Vey and his Electroclan must embark on... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Book review: Kami Garcia's 'Unmarked' continues the Legion series' blend of paranormal action/romance

Picking up after the events of "Unbreakable," the second installment in Beautiful Creatures co-author Kami Garcia's Legion series features more demons and gateways to hell, but it's still a fun,... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Book review: 'A Sudden Light' is a redemptive ghost story about fathers, sons

Overflowing with generations of turmoil, Riddell House now holds a ghost who may be the key to breaking the family curse in "A Sudden Light" by Garth Stein. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Book review: 'Stitching Snow' gives Snow White story an engrossing, futuristic twist

Snow White gets a science fiction spin in R.C. Lewis' futuristic retelling of the classic fairy tale, "Stitching Snow." Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Grand Theatre's 'Little Shop of Horrors' is poised to surprise

The Grand Theatre in Salt Lake City is bringing "Little Shop of Horrors" to life Oct. 16-Nov. 1. This lively, classic comedy features a plant that brings good fortune along with tremendous peril to... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Book review: 'The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place' a fun whodunit for middle readers

When seven girls at a Victorian England finishing school watch their headmistress and her brother die at dinner, they do what they can to continue the school, keeping up pretenses in Julie Berry's... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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New documentary is witness to Snowden NSA leak

With an uncommon view of history in action, a new documentary captures Edward Snowden's leak of NSA documents as it unfolded in a Hong Kong hotel room. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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‘Wonder Years,’ ‘Danny Kaye Show’ come to DVD this week

The beloved 1980s series “The Wonder Years” is on DVD for the first time this week, as are six uncut episodes of Danny Kaye’s 1960s variety show. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Bigger isn’t always better in home remodeling

Smart redesign that stays within the footprint of your house can be less expensive than a large, “big box” addition and can have a big impact on your lifestyle. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of television viewing, statistics that serve as the foundation for billions of dollars in advertising... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Singers of all ages try out to sing the national anthem at Jazz games

Individuals and small groups of up to eight people perform the national anthem during tryouts at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Malala's improbable journey to Nobel Peace Prize

BIRMINGHAM, England — Malala Yousafzai celebrated her Nobel Peace Prize where she always wished to be: in school. The 17-year-old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for daring to want an... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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New York scare house evokes city's 'bad old days'

New York City's bad old days are here again — in a Halloween haunted house, that is. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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'Dracula Untold' sinks some fun into a muddled plot

According to “Dracula Untold,” a story about how Vlad the Impaler became Count Dracula, a bad guy is really a good guy who has to turn into a bad guy for good guy reasons in order to... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Fun 'Alexander' suffers from unrealized potential

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" is a fun montage of craziness, built around a positive message about sticking together with the ones you love. The problem is that the... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Universal’s classic monsters can’t be beat around Halloween

Forget the reboots. The original Universal movie monsters from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s are still the best. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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5 games for a chilling Halloween

There are many great games out there that offer safe, fun thrills for Halloween. Here are five of the best. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Book review: 'Remake' poses interesting questions about value of family

"Remake" is a young adult science fiction novel by Utah author Ilima Todd that poses interesting questions about life with and without family and relays a strong message about the positive nature... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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‘Edge of Tomorrow,’ ‘Million Dollar Arm’ on Blu-ray, DVD this week

The Tom Cruise time-travel action flick “Edge of Tomorrow” and Disney’s true family film, “Million Dollar Arm,” come to Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Lehi Library to host Halloween puppet shows

The Lehi Library will host Halloween puppet shows Oct. 27-30. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Does violence in entertainment affect how we see violence in the news?

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Evidence is mounting that exposure to graphic images affects the human brain. What does that mean for journalists covering real-life horror? Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Jon M. Hunstman Sr.'s autobiography shares stories of life's successes, challenges and the pursuit to end cancer

Jon Huntsman Sr.'s autobiography “Barefoot to Billionaire: Reflections on a Life’s Work and a Promise to Cure Cancer” shares the story of his life in building a business and also... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Aerial training venue in Park City being revamped, modernized

For the past 22 seasons, the Utah Olympic Park aerials training facility has helped hundreds of athletes perfect their flips and spins. Starting next summer, athletes who specialize in aerial ski... Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Study: Asian cave drawings as old as European ones

Ancient cave drawings in Indonesia are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe, according to a new study that shows our ancestors were drawing all over the world 40,000 years ago. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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December trial date set in Peterson abuse case

A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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