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The Clean Cut: 'Dancing grandpa' throws down canes, wins over viewers

They say age is only a number, and a viral video of a man dancing is making a strong case for this argument.

Archie to be shot saving gay friend in comic book

Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Stars are safer because of actress' murder

They've shown up in Selena Gomez's guest house, outside Halle Berry's kitchen door and inside Sandra Bullock's home, despite gates, tall fences and guards meant to keep the stars safe. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate, activist, dies

Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid's dehumanization of blacks, she was also a determined... Read more »

July 14, 2014

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'Planet of the Apes' thumps chest with $73 million debut

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" thumped its chest at the box office with a $73 million opening weekend. Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Book review: Author Maggie Stiefvater brings werewolves to LA in 'Sinner'

Author, artist, musician, liar, thief, storyteller, mood changer: Maggie Stiefvater can claim many titles. But in the end, she hopes to be called the author of books to which readers could lose... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Book review: 'The Jedi Doth Return' closes the trilogy on a simple note

Ian Doescher finished his epic retelling of the Star Wars series in Shakespearean style with “The Jedi Doth Return,” which covers the events of the “Return of the Jedi” film. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Book review: 'Earth Awakens' a satisfying finale to Card, Johnston's Formic War trilogy

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston deliver an action-packed, thrilling conclusion to their First Formic War trilogy in “Earth Awakens.” Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Tracy Morgan released from rehab month after crash

Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead, his... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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'Frozen' star Santino Fontana talks princely behavior, upcoming performance with Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Hailed for “mellifluous singing” by New York magazine, Mormon Tabernacle Choir guest soloist Fontana has been wildly successful in Broadway musicals and equally praised for his dramatic... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Book review: Promised mystery lags in 'The Qualities of Wood'

“The Qualities of Wood” is the literary equivalent of that childhood friend who was always promising to have a secret without actually having anything to say. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Book review: Paranormal 'Unwept' has elements of a romance, thriller and mystery (+video)

Weird and strange are the best words to describe the book "Unwept: Book One of the Night Birds" by husband-wife team Tracy and Laura Hickman. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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'Measure for Measure' tackles the giant question of justice

The Utah Shakespeare Festival offers a dark comedy that explores right versus wrong and asks whether a punishment fits its crime. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Actor Liev Schreiber balances fatherhood, 'Ray Donovan'

Actor Liev Schreiber has made it a priority to spend time with his two sons with longtime partner Naomi Watts — 6-year-old Sasha and 5-year-old Samuel. He set aside plans to direct again... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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'Forrest Gump' remains popular after 2 decades

When he learned from his dad about a neighbor's child who despite mental handicaps displayed savant behavior, University of Alabama graduate Winston Groom already was a successful journalist and... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies

The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Sitcom about a preacher and his family leads new TV shows on DVD

Cedric the Entertainer stars in the sitcom “The Soul Man,” about a former Las Vegas singer turned St. Louis preacher. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Book review: ‘The Rule of Equity’ is a fast-paced economic thriller

Murder, a corrupt government and romance are all part of Jonathan Neville’s newest political thriller “The Rule of Equity.” Read more »

July 5, 2014

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Game review: Firefly: The Game, Damage Report offer space adventures

Firefly: The Game, from Gale Force Nine, is based on the popular TV sci-fi/Western. Damage Report, from Break From Reality Games, is a real-time spaceship simulator where the crew must repair their... Read more »

May 8, 2014

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Tanner Gift of Music Concert to feature James Taylor

The annual O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert will host singer and songwriter James Taylor on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Conference Center on Temple Square. Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge's post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump under... Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Youth Parade participants to donate to Utah Food Bank

About 5,000 youths will honor pioneer heritage at the Days of '47 Youth Parade with donations to Utah Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Read more »

June 20, 2013

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Days of 47 Parade 'presses forward'

SALT LAKE CITY — Cloud cover kept the thousands of spectators lining the downtown streets cool on Monday for the Days of ′47 KSL 5 Parade. More than 100 entrants made their way from... Read more »

July 25, 2011

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Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2011

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