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Imagine Dragons treated like home team at EnergySolutions show

Indie rock sensation Imagine Dragons comes home to Utah "where it all began."

Musicians and leaders: Salt Lake school seeks to educate, inspire through music

Founded in 2008 by Vera and Eugene Watanabe, Salt Lake City's Gifted Music School seeks to bring cultural education to the forefront of Utahns’ minds. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Ginger snaps share heritage, tradition of pioneer ancestor

Warm and spicy with a pleasant burn, these ginger snaps are usually a treat for the winter. But for the descendants of Anna Margareta Svensdotter Hessell, they are a year-round way to celebrate our... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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4 ways to help your child become a successful adult

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If your children don't get along well with others in kindergarten, is it possible that their behavior could affect their future success? A new study suggests it might. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Justin Timberlake cheers up Alfonso Ribeiro with 'The Carlton' dance

After actor Alfonso Ribeiro had a bad swing at a celebrity golf tournament, singer and actor Justin Timberlake cheered up Ribeiro by doing "The Carlton." Read more »

July 21, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: The pitfalls of tryouts

American soccer coaches shouldn't be worrying about players' size when factoring who plays and who doesn't. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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SLC chef to be featured on NBC's 'Food Fighters'

The NBC “Food Fighters” episode featuring Viet Pham, chef and co-owner of Forage Restaurant in Salt Lake City, will air on Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m. MDT. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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U. professor finds new trends between age and divorce rates

A recent study by a University of Utah professor shows that divorce rates for couples who marry in their teens and after their early 30s are on the rise. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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UTubers: Utah group's Taylor Swift 'Bad Blood' parody features fictional heroes, villains

A parody of Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" posted to YouTube by Idos Media on July 17 features characters such as Gru from "Despicable Me," Harry Potter, and Marvel superheroes and villains. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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10 things Google users search for about families

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Google completes at least 100 billion searches a month. That’s to be expected, but it’s autocomplete feature suggests popular searches in the name of efficiency. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Four-year-old cancer patient asks favorite nurse to marry her

When 4-year-old Abby Sayles asked her favorite nurse to marry her, instead of laughing, he started planning. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get... Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Ever imagine taking a year-long vacation? For some families, it's not a daydream

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It's that time when families jump into cars, RVs and planes to head around the nation and world for several days or weeks of fun away from home. And then there are those families who choose... Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Clean comedy has become an endangered species in modern movies

Clean comedy has pretty much disappeared in 21st-century movies as ever more graphic, raunchy material has taken over. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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ValueSpeak: Savoring the feeling of feeling nothing

I was sitting there at my desk, minding my own business (well, OK, minding my boss's business), when all of a sudden it hit me. The headache. The nausea. The overall general uckiness. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Refugee Boy Scout troop headed to Japan, then to refugee camps

Troop 1262 is unique, because its members are descendants of Karen and Karenni refugees from Burma, who fled to Thailand generations ago before migrating to the United States as legal citizens. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: The anti-summer-bucket-list campaign

I want my family to be free to pursue whims. I want us to wake up in the morning and do what our hearts need. I want a bucket list with just one single item: enjoy. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Married actors draw on their relationship in delivering roles in 'Taming of the Shrew' at Utah Shakespeare Festival

Throughout their years with USF, married couple Brian Vaughn and Melinda Pfundstein have played a few lead roles opposite each other. This season, they've been brought together again as Petruchio... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Utah Shakespeare Festival stages passionate rivalry in 'Amadeus'

In much the same way as Mozart's compositions, the Utah Shakespeare Festival's passionate and impressive production of “Amadeus” lingers in the mind long after it ends. But like... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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'Charley's Aunt' keeps the laughs coming at Utah Shakespeare Festival

Audiences seeing a farce expect to find themselves laughing, and those who see the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of Brandon Thomas’ “Charley’s Aunt,” directed... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Utah Shakespeare Festival's 'Henry IV Part Two' struggles to overcome difficult script

Audiences set on seeing all of Shakespeare's history plays will not want to miss this one as it's rarely performed, but average theatergoers may prefer one of the festival's other productions. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Utah Shakespeare Festival's 'King Lear' does tragedy justice

Productions of “King Lear” routinely give audiences a taste of what can follow decisions based on pride and ambition, but the Utah Shakespeare Festival here serves up a generous and... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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'South Pacific' stuns with breathtaking beauty at Utah Shakespeare Festival

The Utah Shakespeare Festival's “South Pacific” is an enchanting production full of warmth and beauty that is a treat to the eyes and ears as it offers an opportunity for introspection... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Utah Shakespeare Festival's 'Taming of the Shrew' is a heartfelt season highlight

USF’s production of “The Taming of the Shrew” is a nuanced, heartfelt and thoroughly enjoyable season highlight. Though it has many silly and slapstick moments, it’s also a... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Book review: 3 Japanese girls make unlikely ambassadors to America in 'Daughters of the Samurai'

Japan emerged from isolation as a world trade partner in the 19th century and sent three unlikely ambassadors to America — three pre-teen girls whose mission was to understand the ways of... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Book review: 'When It Hits the Fan' shares survival skills for variety of scenarios

Author Larry Mullins brings his expertise to the table to describe how and why survival skills may be needed and how to protect loved ones. Those passionate about emergency preparedness and... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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