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Many Sundance films coming to theaters near you

Most of the 117 feature films screening at this year's Sundance Film Festival were missing just one thing: Distribution. Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2014

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Stars share tips, thoughts on Sundance and staying warm

The Sundance Film Festival can be a surreal experience. For 10 days in January, the charming mountain town of Park City, Utah, is overrun with actors and movie executives from New York and Los... Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2014

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Katie Couric makes documentary debut at Sundance

Along with her soon-to-end daytime talk show, fall engagement and recent move from TV to the web as Yahoo's global anchor, Katie Couric also made a documentary feature shown at Sundance. Read more »

Published Jan. 20, 2014

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Sundance, Women in Film study female filmmakers

A study commissioned by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles finds that female filmmakers who participate in the institute's feature and documentary development labs succeed in... Read more »

Published Jan. 20, 2014

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Scene and heard at the Sundance Film Festival

Associated Press reporters at the Sundance Film Festival share what's in their notebooks. Read more »

Published Jan. 20, 2014

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Robert De Niro honors late father with documentary

Robert De Niro's father, Robert De Niro Sr., was an abstract expressionist painter, part of the post-WWII art scene, which produced such talent as Jackson Pollack. But while he was successful when... Read more »

Published Jan. 20, 2014

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Sundance highlights include ‘Hellion,’ ‘Finding Fela,’ ‘Dinosaur 13’

The Sundance Film Festival, which opened Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be “We Hear You.” Read more »

Published Jan. 17, 2014

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Missing plane found in Idaho; 5 aboard dead

The wreckage of a small plane carrying five people, including a Silicon Valley executive, was found Friday after vanishing in the central Idaho mountains on Dec. 1, the Valley County sheriff's... Read more »

Published Jan. 10, 2014

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Online portal displaying Utah lawmaker emails launches

A new online portal that launched Wednesday allows Utah legislators to publicly share their emails. Read more »

Published Jan. 1, 2014

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Idaho group pushes measure to hike minimum wage

As neighboring states lift minimum wages, a group aiming to hike the lowest legal pay in Idaho to $9.80 an hour by 2017 said Tuesday it has collected one-ninth of the signatures necessary to get... Read more »

Published Dec. 31, 2013

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Mormon-centric Utah epicenter for food storage

Towering grain silos overlook the main highway in Salt Lake City at the Mormon church's Welfare Square. At grocery stores, there's a whole section with large plastic tubs with labels that read,... Read more »

Published Dec. 24, 2013

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4 bald eagles die in Utah from similar symptoms

Four bald eagles have died from similar symptoms in northern Utah in the past two weeks, raising alarms among state wildlife officials who are working to determine what happened. Read more »

Published Dec. 15, 2013

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Western governors unveil project, aim to balance economic development and environmental treasures

Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures... Read more »

Published Dec. 12, 2013

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Gov. Herbert, other Western governors gather in Vegas to talk land use, fires

Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation. Read more »

Published Dec. 11, 2013

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1 child dead in Idaho elementary school bus crash

Authorities say one child has died and four others were injured when a dump truck collided with a school bus carrying elementary school students in a small southwestern Idaho city. Read more »

Published Dec. 5, 2013

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Challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban

A challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban by three gay couples is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday as a federal court judge hears arguments in a case being closely watched around the country. Read more »

Published Dec. 4, 2013

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Cold snap felt across West, Midwest

Temperatures across the western half of the nation are plunging as much as 40 degrees below normal as an Arctic cold-air mass moves south. Read more »

Published Dec. 3, 2013

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Federal health care website working better in Utah

When she first tried several weeks ago to sign up for health insurance on the federal government's online marketplace, Pam Sheridan was repeatedly kicked off by the glitch-plagued website. Read more »

Published Dec. 3, 2013

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Teaching young skiers: Keep the focus on fun

A hard wind pelted exposed areas of our faces with tiny pellets of sleet and drove the 16-degree air through any chink in the ski gear covering my 4-year-old son Alex and me. He'd just fallen... Read more »

Published Dec. 3, 2013

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Ski season off to strong, early start in Utah

Utah's ski industry is getting an early-season intravenous shot. Ski-pass sales and lodging reservations are up as resorts reap the benefit of an improving economy. Even the weather is cooperating,... Read more »

Published Nov. 25, 2013

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Killer dinosaur found in Utah; preceded T. rex

Scientists have discovered a killer dinosaur that roamed in what is now Utah some 100 million years ago. Experts say the discovery provides insight into the top predators in North America before T.... Read more »

Published Nov. 22, 2013

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Wild winter this year? Not likely, NOAA forecasts

The weather forecast for this winter is mostly a shrug of the shoulders. Read more »

Published Nov. 21, 2013

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Nobody home: Utah town forgets to hold election

A tiny Utah town had to skip an election earlier this month because part-time officials forgot to advertise or prepare for it — and it wasn't their first election flub. Read more »

Published Nov. 20, 2013

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Federal judge grants stay of execution to white supremacist serial killer; victims include 2 in Utah

A federal judge in Missouri has given a stay of execution to white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin just hours before his scheduled death. Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2013

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White supremacist killer set to die in Missouri; victims include 2 in Utah

Options for a white supremacist serial killer set to die in Missouri were running out as the state moved toward its first execution in nearly three years. Read more »

Published Nov. 19, 2013

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