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Drive-in theaters provide a whole different experience that offers a blast from the past in a retro setting.

Chris Hicks: Movies to watch over the 24th of July weekend

If you can’t get into “Star Trek Beyond” or “Ice Age: Collision Course,” here are some Mormon pioneer movies to watch over the 24th of July weekend. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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UTubers: Pokemon do parkour through Provo in new YouTube video

Devin Graham uploaded a video on YouTube of two Pokemon using their parkour skills to not get caught by Pokemon Go players. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Lindsey Stirling performs on Disney's 'Pete's Dragon' soundtrack

LDS violinist Lindsey Stirling performs her song, "Something Wild," on the new "Pete's Dragon" soundtrack. Additionally, she plays throughout the score of the movie. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Family whose 3-year-old daughter has cancer surprised with refurbished car

Martins Collision Repair, Bear River Mutual Insurance and other local companies teamed up to surprise the Thackeray family with a refurbished car, a 2009 Hyundai Sonata. Their 3-year-old daughter... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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UTubers: 2 Utah couples create Pokémon Go in real life

The couples behind the Jurgys and Austin & Jess Vlogs are YouTubers who teamed up with their friend Adam Vuinovic to bring the smartphone game PokÉmon Go to life. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why ‘Rogue One’ will be more than just another new Star Wars movie

"The Force Awakens" proved there's still an audience for Star Wars. Now, "Rogue One" will set the pattern for a new kind of story set in George Lucas' galaxy far, far away. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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The Clean Cut: ‘Daddy Doin’ Work’ celebrates fatherhood

Doyin Richards is on a mission to normalize fatherhood by celebrating dads around the world who do day-to-day things for their kids. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Amy Iverson: How social media can hurt, help during tragedies like the Dallas shootings

All of us can quickly become inundated with social media posts about disturbing news events. Sometimes the worst in humanity brings out the best in all of us. We can make an effort to sift through... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: Lessons from PB&J

Like many little girls, I grew up on PB&Js. Unlike many little girls, my peanut butter sandwiches always metamorphosed into something more. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'None of it matters': Family grateful after father rescues son from burning Cedar Hills home

Early Friday, Shannon Kelley was worrying whether her husband, Spencer, and 12-year-old son, Connor, would be able to escape the family's Cedar Hills home as it went up in flames. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Cookbook review: 'The Lion House Cookbook' shares hundreds of recipes with a variety of flavors

“The Lion House Cookbook” shares hundreds of recipes made by chefs at the Lion House Pantry and modified for a home kitchen. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Kids live to tell the tale of another family vacation

We went to another national park this summer for family vacation, and, just like last year, we had another meltdown. But this time, my son's crying, screaming tantrum was actually helpful. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Alpine Days set for Aug. 5-13

Alpine Days will kick off Friday, Aug. 5, with a pickleball tournament, food trucks and live music at Burgess Park, 315 Parkway Dr. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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'Glamping': What is it and where can you 'glamp' in Utah

For couples, families and adventurers looking for a more comfortable way to rough it, the “glamping” trend continues to increase in Utah. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Controversy and chaos erupt during RNC’s opening day. Here’s what Twitter is talking about

The Republican National Convention’s first day was a mess, with chaos, controversy and, well, potential plagiarism. Here's how it all went down. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Stephen Colbert is back to take on the GOP convention and its presumptive nominee

Colbert made headlines twice Monday, the first day of the Republican National Convention, reminding Americans what he brings to the political commentary realm. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Chris Hicks: Several vintage movies make their Blu-ray and DVD debuts this week

Debbie Reynolds earned her only Oscar nomination for “The Unsinkable Molly Brown,” which makes its Blu-ray debut this week alongside a number of other newly released vintage movies. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Family of slain man who killed police K9 offers portrait to handler

The family of a man who shot and killed a Unified police K9 in April, who was also killed by police gunfire, offered a gift Monday to the officer who lost his dog. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Coldplay, Michael J. Fox play songs from ‘Back to the Future’ together on stage

"Back to the Future" is a favorite of Coldplay's Chris Martin and his son Moses. Michael J. Fox joined Coldplay in playing two songs from the film. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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UTubers: Mother of 35 adopted special needs children featured in ‘The Piano Gal’ YouTube video

Christie Jameson and her husband felt that they were missing someone in their family, so they adopted 35 special needs children. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Erin Stewart: Why Victoria Beckham kissing her daughter on the lips doesn't matter

The latest debate in parent shaming makes me wonder how far we'll go in judging each other. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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'Today is my someday': Mom of 9 earns WGU degree after husband's death

Out of 8,047 students graduating from an online university based in Salt Lake City, a mother of nine kids was chosen to give the final speech at the graduation ceremony. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Springville officials finalizing plans for $18 million aquatic center

Springville officials are working hard to finalize plans by Sept. 1 for an $18 million new city aquatic center to be ready for construction beginning in October of this year. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Program gives grandparents more children to care for

The Utah County Health Department foster grandparent program has been providing assistance to schoolchildren for 50 years. Marie Hansen, of Spanish Fork, is the department's oldest and... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: I want to be fabulously ordinary

There are so many fabulous people out there, particularly wonderful women and mothers. There is the woman I watched on a news show recently showing her success in losing 163 pounds naturally by her... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Refugees, Utah's newest pioneers, to be featured in Days of '47 Parade float

Pioneer Day will take on a fresh meaning this year as 12 refugee communities in Utah take part in the Days of '47 Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 25. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Halloween haunts heat up at summer celebration

Halloween came early for hundreds who dressed up for the Halloween in Summer Festival on Saturday in Magna. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Chris Colfer to make first visit to Utah on July 21 with tour for 5th book in Land of Stories series

Several short stories that actor Chris Colfer created as a child are incorporated into "An Author's Odyssey," the fifth book in the Land of Stories series. Colfer’s book tour stop in Utah on... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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New Utah Shakespeare Festival facilities improve theatergoers' experience while honoring the past

Utah Shakespeare Festival’s new home at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts pays homage to the old while ushering in the new. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Well-cast ‘Cocoanuts’ at Utah Shakespeare Festival is sure to please Marx Brothers fans

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s comedy “The Cocoanuts” caters to a specific brand of comedy, but audiences are likely to find themselves laughing along no matter their sense of... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Humor, strong character development aid dreary ‘Henry V’ at Utah Shakespeare Festival

Deep character development is the greatest asset of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “Henry V,” which has a running time just short of three hours but feels longer. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah Shakespeare Festival’s fast-paced ‘Three Musketeers’ is a clever, comical adaptation

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of ‘The Three Musketeers’ takes a largely comical approach to the story and features elaborate sword fights aplenty. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Renovation Solutions: Beyond DIY: Tips from 'This Old House' to save on a home remodel

Tips to savings money on a home remodel beyond manual labor and without sacrificing the end result. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah Shakespeare Festival’s fresh, beautiful ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ features delightful performances

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” is as fresh as if the words had just been penned. The show runs through Sept. 8. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah Shakespeare Festival’s whimsical ‘Mary Poppins’ really is ‘practically perfect’

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Mary Poppins,” directed by Pioneer Theatre Company artistic director Karen Azenberg, has been infused with ample doses of whimsy and... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Chris Hicks: A variety of TV series have arrived on DVD this week

A wide variety of television programs are new to DVD this week. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Photos: 3-day genealogy event goes global

Emmalynn Kofford, 13, of the Rose Park North Stake, participates in what is being billed as the world's largest family history indexing event at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Photos: Santa celebrates Christmas in July with kids at family shelter

Samuel Galeai, 4, smiles at Santa Claus as the Salt Lake Board of Realtors holds its annual Christmas in July event at the Road Home Midvale Center on Friday. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Sandy boy with autism becomes a taekwondo world champion

Parents often want their kids to find hobbies that will help them be active and social. One 11-year-old Sandy boy is taking it to a whole new level. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Roy boys' lemonade stand raises $1,000 for families of fallen Dallas officers

Kaden and Carson Kimber wanted to help the children who lost their fathers in the Dallas police ambush, so they took on the task with a lemonade stand. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Lindon Days celebration set for Aug. 1-6

The annual Lindon Days, which runs Monday, Aug. 1, through Saturday, Aug. 6, will kick off at 4 p.m. with a car show at Lindon City Park, 200 N. State. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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UTubers: Chicago's 'Hard to Say I'm Sorry' cover released by GENTRI

The long-running and bestselling rock band, Chicago, and Utah's GENTRI have something in common: both have recently performed in Utah. Today, GENTRI released a cover of Chicago's "Hard to Say I'm... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Katy Perry releases 2016 Rio Olympic Anthem video

Katy Perry's "Rise" will be the Olympic Anthem for NBC's coverage of the Rio Games. The Opening Ceremonies will be held on Aug. 5. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Smart boys who sometimes do stupid things

No matter how many times my boys do stupid things, I always ask them the same question: Why? Their answer is always the same: “I don’t know.” Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Your complete guide to the 2016 Utah Shakespeare Festival

For Utah Shakespeare Festival founders Fred and Barbara Adams, the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts represents the fulfilment of a dream born more than five decades ago. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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The Piano Guys performing in Salt Lake for home crowd on July 16

Pianist John Schmidt of The Piano Guys shares about the group's international performances, including filming at the Seven Wonders of the World, and how they are excited to come home to Utah to... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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87-year-old man does something incredible to connect with his Alzheimer's-afflicted wife

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As the old adage says: You're never too old to learn something new. That's a concept that 87-year-old Jerry LeSeige is proving more than true after he recently picked up a woodworking hobby and... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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The Clean Cut: LA firefighters dance to Meghan Trainor song to raise cerebral palsy awareness

Finley Smallwood is a 3-year-old girl from Corona, California with cerebral palsy. A fire department in Los Angeles uploaded a dancing video in support of the Smallwood family. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: Amid tragedy, making time to get to know others

I am aware, every day, that I live in a bubble. We are only a short drive from Falcon Heights, Minnesota, where Philando Castile was shot last week. But we might as well live in a different... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: How do you value a mother?

Flipping through the newspaper a few months back, I found some really thought-provoking stuff on motherhood in a syndicated Reuter’s column by Sue Pleming called “Perspective: A Move to... Read more »

July 12, 2016

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