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Abe Katz is gregarious and resilient — attributes that no doubt helped him survive Auschwitz. On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous Nazi concentration camp, it remains difficult to imagine the horrors doled out by Hitler’s SS …

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  • Secret Service officers search the south grounds of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Democrats won’t push for new sanctions on Iran for now
    Washington • Senate Democrats put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation Tuesday, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama …
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  • In this Jan. 15, 2015 photo, an American Airlines aircraft takes off from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) American Airlines gets lift from cheap fuel
    Fort Worth, Texas • American Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger. The …
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  • DuPont blames strength of dollar for lower profits
    Houston • DuPont Co., the chemical maker fighting Trian Fund Management’s slate of dissident directors, blamed a stronger U.S. dollar for a 2015 earni...
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Ralph Ineson, Anya Taylor Joy and Robert Eggers pose for pictures before the premiere of “The Witch Sundance red-carpet photos: Anya Taylor Joy and Ralph Ineson star in ‘The Witch’
    “The Witch,” a period thriller about a couple in New England in the 1630s who fear a supernatural presence in the nearby woods that has taken their ne...
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A Sundance-goer is strapped into a full-body virtual reality setup that simulates flying in the Sundance’s New Frontier exhibits soaring to untold storytelling heights
    Virtual Reality is the name and endless storytelling possibilities are the game for this year’s New Frontier exhibits at the Sundance Film Festival in...
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    People First For America First
    For every person walking through the doors of a shelter, there’s almost always a sad story to tell, but at one Utah shelter, there are hundreds of tho...
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Jon Glaser as Councilman Jamm, Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, Megan Mullally as Tammy in Tuesday on TV: Another couple of episodes of soon-to-be-gone ‘Parks and Recreation’
    The seventh and final season of “Parks and Recreation” continues with two more new episodes (7 and 7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). In the first, Leslie and Ben...
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    Utah Auschwitz survivor: ‘This story should not be forgotten. It could happen again.’
    Abe Katz is gregarious and resilient — attributes that no doubt helped him survive Auschwitz. On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous …
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  • GOP lawmakers embrace Obama trade push
    Washington • It doesn’t happen often, but Republican lawmakers on Tuesday gave more support to President Barack Obama than did Democrats on a key issu...
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  • In this Oct. 21, 2014 photo, people pass an AT&T store in New York's Times Square. AT&T reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Revenue’s up, but big costs drag down AT&T
    Dallas • AT&T booked a nearly $4 billion loss for the fourth quarter because of a slew of one-time expenses that included a loss on benefit plans, but...
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  • In this Nov. 5, 2014 photo, a person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Yahoo’s share of Alibaba will be spun off
    San Francisco • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company’s $39 billion stake in China’s Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a po...
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    Reportage and punditry on LDS and LGBT, PDQ. OK?
    — In major move, Mormon leaders call for statewide LGBT protections — Salt Lake Tribune “Top leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint...
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    Tiger’s tooth tale: ‘Dude ... caught me square’ on the mouth
    Scottsdale, Ariz. • Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his …
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  • Holes-in-one
    Oakridge • Cole Ponich. No. 5, 165 yards, 6-iron. With Landon Sanderson, Josh Pehrson, Zag Cottrell and Dillon Griffin. The Ridge • Jeff Richman. No. ...
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LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson makes a public statement of religious freedom and nondiscrimination in Salt Lake City Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015. He was one of four LDS leaders that called for legislation that protects vital religious freedoms while at the same time supporting protections in housing and employment for LGBT people. We all can be more civil on LGBT issues, Mormon leader says
    In the past few years, Mormonism has toned down its language about homosexuality from a debate about sin and causality to embracing notions of empathy...
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  • Caterpillar and Microsoft are big market movers
    New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Caterpillar In...
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Timpview QB Britain Covey runs 18 yards for a TD to give Timpview a 38-0 lead. Timpview beat Sky View of Smithfield, 45-8 in a 4A state quarterfinal playoff game Friday, November 7, 2014 in Provo. Timpview’s Britain Covey pledges commitment to Utah
    For the past two years, it has been one of the most frequent topics of discussion among observers of Utah high school football: What will this Britain...
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    Grand dining: 12 places to eat near Sundance’s newest Salt Lake venue
    The decision to make Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre a venue for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is not only good for Utah moviegoers, …
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  • Lawmakers use Swallow scandal to stall campaign-donation caps
    Horror stories about alleged campaign corruption by former Attorney General John Swallow ironically helped block passage Tuesday of a bill to limit ca...
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  • Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks to reporters, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, after NFL football practice in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks are to face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Kragthorpe: Seahawks seeking rare repeat title
    Phoenix Robert Turbin can recite all the reasons why no championship team returned to the Super Bowl for nearly 10 years, until his Seattle Seahawks...
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  • Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) gestures as Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson runs for a first down against the New York Giants in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks scored a touchdown on the drive. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Super Bowl: Seattle keeping Patriots coach sleepless
    Phoenix • Matt Patricia, the New England Patriots’ defensive coordinator, will have had two weeks to prepare for Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX against Seat...
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    BYU football: Cougs will get $1.375 million for September’s Big House visit
    The Michigan Wolverines are willing to pay quite a bit more for a visit from the BYU Cougars for a football game this September than the Nebraska Corn...
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    Sundance red carpet photos: Cobie Smulders, Brooklyn Decker and Kevin Corrigan star in ‘Results’
    “Results,” a comedy about personal trainers (Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders) faced with a wealthy new client (Kevin Corrigan), premiered Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the …
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  • Specialist Paul Cosentino, foreground center, works at the post that handles Cliffs Natural Resources, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. U.S. stocks are tumbling in midday trading, weighed down by disappointing forecasts from big-name companies and an unexpected drop in orders of long-lasting goods. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Company outlooks worry investors, stocks sink
    U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday after some of the market’s largest companies reported disappointing earnings, taking investors on a turbulent ride that de...
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  • Marina Litvinenko, center, the widow of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander Litvinenko, leaves for the lunch break in proceedings at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A British judge opened an inquiry Tuesday into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, declaring the issues raised in the poisoning death of the former Russian intelligence agent to be of the Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice
    London • Former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned with radioactive polonium not once but twice, a British judge was told Tuesday, as an ...
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Abe Katz, 91, remembers the five years he survived at Auschwitz concentration camp as a teen. He was liberated from Auschwitz 70 years ago on Jan. 27, 1945. Always the optimist in life, he hasn't missed voting in an election since he became a U.S. citizen. He's lived in Salt Lake City since 1950. Utah Auschwitz survivor: ‘This story should not be forgotten. It could happen again.’
    Abe Katz is gregarious and resilient — attributes that no doubt helped him survive Auschwitz. On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamou...
    Updated Jan 27 2015 06:19 pm   |     |   Share