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'The Voice' gives Tanner Linford a chance to meet Taylor Swift

Utah teenager Tanner Linford, who Blake Shelton dubbed “The Comeback Kid,” made it through the battle round.

Medical examiner: Joan Rivers died of low blood oxygen

Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a routine medical procedure to check out voice changes and reflux, the medical examiner's office ruled Thursday. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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'Modern Family' actress Elizabeth Pena dies at 55

Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as "Lone Star" and comedic parts in TV shows like "Modern Family," has died. She was 55. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Life and art: Youths work on mural with acclaimed artist

Several incarcerated youths in Utah had the privilege of working with nationally acclaimed muralist Emanuel Martinez. The mural was unveiled at Decker Lake Youth Center in West Valley City on... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Dogs welcome at St. Louis museum about, well, dogs

Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome, and curators aren't worried... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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US doctor recounts kidnap, rescue in Afghanistan

An American aid doctor who was held captive by the Taliban for four days in Afghanistan in 2012 said he found a surprising kinship with one of his captors but grieves for a Navy SEAL who was killed... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Harry Potter spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts’ will be ‘at least’ a trilogy

oming “Harry Potter” spinoff film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” is going to be the first in a film trilogy, and more movies might be on the way. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Book review: Cookbook offers recipe for successful family reunions

"The Great American Family Reunion Cookbook" by Lori Naywn brings together a collection of recipes, as well as the ingredients for planning and hosting successful family gatherings. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Archuleta, Underwood sing about faith in new singles

David Archuleta and Carrie Underwood have voices to carry their faith to many fans across the country. I'm beyond thrilled to continue to support their beautiful, inspiring, well-written music... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Picture books celebrate fall and Halloween

This is a short, selected list of books for young readers with the theme of fall or Halloween. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Leno may drive into prime-time TV slot

Jay Leno could be back on prime-time television soon. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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'Tetris: The Movie' is on its way

A movie based on the iconic puzzle game is in the works, but it probably won't be anything like what you're imagining. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Netflix’s ‘Crouching Tiger 2’ takes on theaters

Netflix, IMAX and the Weinstein Company announced a deal for a day-and-date release for the sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," prompting backlash from theater chains. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed to speak at SLCC

Salt Lake Community College will host Cheryl Strayed, author of New York Times best-seller "Wild," as a guest speaker for the Tanner Forum on Social Ethics. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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About Utah: A transplant, a prayer and a country song

Utah musicians Charley Jenkins and Paul Cardall collaborated on a song about why God sometimes answers prayers and sometimes doesn't. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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'On the same page': United focus, local talent help Utah Opera find success

It’s the works and talents of hundreds of people that help Utah Opera find success. The dedication of staff members to their work is something Utah Opera has come to be known for. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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'Gone Girl' tops box office for second weekend; 'Meet the Mormons' at No. 10

Four new films couldn't catch "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Book review: 'Mountains Between Us' is a love story that draws readers in

In Jenny Proctor's recent book "Mountains Between Us," Eliza and Henry each have a past with enough obstacles to make any relationship difficult. Together their pasts may create an insurmountable... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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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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