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  • ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, SEPT. 6, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, fog hovers over a mountaintop as a cutout depicting a coal miner stands at a memorial to local miners killed on the job in Cumberland, Ky. Kentucky coal miners bled and died to unionize. The union era's death knell sounded in Kentucky on Dec. 31, 2014, when Patriot Coal announced the closing of its Highland Mine. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) No union coal mines remain in Kentucky
    Harlan, Ky. • Kentucky coal miners bled and died to unionize. Their workplaces became war zones, and gun battles once punctuated union protests. In pa...
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  • This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Chris Evans, left, as Captain America/Steve Rogers, and Chris Hemsworth as Thor, in the new film, DVD review: Superpowered ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ takes Marvel’s universe to a darker level
    Grade • B+ DVD • In “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s superhero assemblage takes a turn for the dark. Our heroes are turning on each other, after To...
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  • Actors Amber Valletta, from left, Don Johnson, and Chace Crawford participate in the Scott D. Pierce: The best and worst new TV titles this fall
    They’re kind of bummed out behind the scenes of the new, made-in-Utah ABC series “Blood & Oil,” which premieres Sunday, Sept. 27. The original title...
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    9 Reasons the Best Utah Farmers Market is Already Under Your Nose
    Saturday mornings in Pioneer Park at the Downtown Farmers Market are already jam-packed with some of the best deals on locally sourced products, food ...
    Updated Aug 07 2015 10:30 am   |     |   Share

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    Utah Food Bank, Salt Lake Mission seek help feeding the hungry
    To kick off “Hunger Action Month” the Utah Food Bank on Thursday built a mile-long line of food in downtown Salt Lake from City Hall …
    Updated Sep 03 2015 07:18 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 12, 2014 file photo, Jon Bon Jovi attends the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards in New York. Bon Jovi has joined forces with Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow and Fergie to record a song about climate change. Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caillat also appear on “Love Song to the Earth,” which was released Friday, Sept. 4 on iTunes and Apple Music via Connect. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) McCartney, Bon Jovi, Fergie join for climate change song
    Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and Fergie have joined forces to record a song about climate change. Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caill...

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  • FILE - In this March 24, 2015 file photo, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns attends a preview screening of Q&A: Ken Burns says U.S. civil war still relevant
    Ken Burns is looking back at his series “The Civil War” as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmar...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Mixed jobs report muddles Fed’s decision
    The U.S. jobs report for August released Friday didn’t provide the clarity about the state of the nation’s recovery that many had eagerly anticipated....
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
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    Named for businessman, new University of Utah institute aims to tackle Utah’s biggest challenges
    Promising to find solutions to Utah’s biggest problems — in education, employment, health care and transportation — Utah’s political elite Wednesday hailed the launch of …
    Updated Sep 03 2015 05:57 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • Latest read on China’s yuan challenge out Sunday
    New York • With the August U.S. jobs report out of the way, it’s time to look ahead to the next big data point in global financial markets. Currency a...
    Updated Sep 05 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • European bank should abandon fantasy of 2% inflation
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was asked on Thursday whether his institution should consider revising its 2 percent inflation target. “I...
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  • Briefs: Questar, EnerBank, Sorenson, Planetarium
    Starting Oct. 1, Utahns’ gas bills will drop about $10 a year Utahns’ natural-gas bills are about to go down about $10 a year, starting Oct. 1. Quest...
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    Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus
    Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music …
    Updated Aug 31 2015 07:31 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • PCL baseball: Fresno Grizzlies beat Salt Lake Bees
    The host Fresno Grizzlies scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back, as they downed the Salt Lake Bees 7-4 on Friday night. With two ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bishop Gorman's Biaggio Ali Walsh  is lifted in the air by teammate Julio Garcia after Walsh's touchdown. Bishop Gorman leads at the half, 14-0. Nationally No. 7-ranked Bingham High School hosted No. 1-ranked Bishop Gorman High School from Nevada, September 4, 2015. Prep football: No. 1 Bishop Gorman blows past No. 7 Bingham
    South Jordan • Last season, Bingham erased a two-score deficit against Bishop Gorman and nearly earned the upset in overtime. The same comeback fortun...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • Prep football: Jordan defeats Pleasant Grove
    Sandy • The Jordan Beetdiggers and Pleasant Grove Vikings clashed on Friday night in what looked to be a Jordan rout, before the Vikings suddenly stol...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    WWII put Utah women to work, changed face of the state
    During World War II, the United States and its Allies defeated enemies on two sides of the globe, but the impact on Utah cut across …
    Updated Sep 01 2015 11:05 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • State colleges: No. 12 BYU takes down St. Louis in straight sets
    Women’s volleyball • Senior Alexa Gray led No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball to a three-set (25-17, 25-11, 25-14) victory against Saint Louis Friday night...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Top 25 football: No. 4 Baylor rolls over SMU
    Dallas • Seth Russell threw for 376 yards with three of his five touchdowns to Jay Lee, and the new starting quarterback also ran for a score as fourt...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bingham quarterback Keaton Torre shoves away Bishop Gorman's Alfredo Bernal. Bishop Gorman leads at the half, 14-0. Nationally No. 7-ranked Bingham High School hosted No. 1-ranked Bishop Gorman High School from Nevada, September 4, 2015. Kragthorpe: Bingham maintains state’s pride in loss to No. 1 Bishop Gorman
    South Jordan All anyone was asking of the Bingham Miners was to compete with the country’s No. 1-ranked team, entertain an overflow crowd and uphold...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Rolf Hagglund, left, greets Marilyn Morrison-Ryan at an event where the two families met  in Salt Lake City on Sept. 4, 2015. Hagglund's grandfather was the brother of Joe Hill, who was convicted of killing Morrison's grandfather, John G. Morrison, in 1914. After a century, Joe Hill’s descendants meet family of pair he was convicted of killing
    Merlin Morrison has held a grudge for a lifetime. He grew up a witness to the grief of his father, who at age 13, saw the murder of his own father and...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Prep football: Brighton gets big bounce in 28-27 win over American Fork
    Cottonwood Heights • Call Brighton’s football team resilient. Playing with a third-string quarterback, surviving miscues and turnovers and braving rep...
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  • Mexico midfielder Javier Aquino (8) passes the ball as Trinidad and Tobago defender Daneil Cyrus (23) defends during the first half during an international friendly soccer match Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Soccer: Mexico salvages draw with Trinidad and Tobago in Sandy
    Amid the roster questions, coaching controversy and general unrest in the Mexican National Team since winning the Gold Cup, any positive result would ...
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  • FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell leaves federal court Monday in New York. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for NFL: Owners to discuss Goodell’s role in disciplinary process
    Owners of NFL teams plan to discuss the possibility of changing Commissioner Roger Goodell’s role in the player disciplinary process, several people f...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Soccer: Altidore scores twice as US rallies to beat Peru 2-1
    Washington • Jozy Altidore scored a pair of second-half goals in his return to the U.S. national team following an injury filled summer, and the Ameri...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • NFL: McCoy optimistic but won’t say he’ll play in Bills opener
    Orchard Park, N.Y. • Though saying he’s optimistic, running back LeSean McCoy wasn’t prepared to announce whether his injured left hamstring will be h...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • NFL: Eagles clear spot for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals
    Philadelphia • Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable. The Philadelphia Eagles traded Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, clearing a roster sp...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Golf: De Jonge takes two stroke lead over nine others at Deutsche Bank Championship
    Norton, Mass. • Brendon de Jonge described his opening round Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship as coming out of nowhere. Jordan Spieth’s start ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Michael Long, left, and Timothy Long kiss outside the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, raising their fist clinched high in to the air after being the second couple to receive a marriage license. Gay couples walked out of the Kentucky courthouse with marriage licenses Friday, a day after the county's defiant clerk, Kim Davis, was taken to jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages, citing Jailed clerk’s attorney: Marriage licenses for gay couples are void
    Morehead, Ky. • A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void an...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 10:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • People walk in a long line out of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Over 150,000 people seeking to enter Europe have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia, and many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Austria, Germany say they will take refugees
    Bicske, Hungary • After misery, delivery. Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after breaking away from police and marching for hours toward Western Europe...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 09:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • President Barack Obama, right, meets with King Salman of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office of the White House, on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in Washington. The meeting comes as Saudi Arabia seeks assurances from the U.S. that the Iran nuclear deal comes with the necessary resources to help check Iran’s regional ambitions.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Ranking Democrat to oppose Iran deal
    Washington • White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto su...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:19 pm   |     |   Share
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Emmett 'Cyclone' Davis in Korea.  He helped introduce the first F-84 and F-86 jets into the Korean conflict.  This is him in an F-86 toward the end of December, 1950. Living history: Young Utah pilot made his mark in WWII
    With less than 24 hours of advanced fight training and no aircraft carrier experience, Utah-born Emmett Davis launched his Curtiss P-36 combat aircraf...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 06:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Stephanie Duer, city Water Conservation Manager, demonstrates the ease of installing the newly available 60-gallon rain barrel. Salt Lake City rolled out their Rain Barrel Initiative to build on the free Water Check Program, and to encourage and assist customers in making efficient use of the area's shared and limited water resources. SLC mayor’s campaign says it made rain barrel error, but no ‘hard offer’ of cash
    Members of the Utah Rivers Council claim the campaign to re-elect Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker offered the council money last spring amid a disag...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 11:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, Lake County Major Crime Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko, right, and Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's office, address the media in Fox Lake, Ill. Filenko provided updates in the search for the suspects in the death of Fox Lake Police officer Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz at another news conference on Friday Sept. 4, 2015 announcing that a $50,000 reward is being offered for the capture and conviction of those who killed Gliniewicz. (Steve Lundy/Daily Herald, via AP, File)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT Investigators hope $50K reward will help break officer-slaying case
    Fox Lake, Ill. • Investigators in northern Illinois are hoping a $50,000 reward and new videos will help produce a break in the hunt for three men wan...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Gov. Rick Scott speaks during the grand opening for Boeing's Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF) at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. On the screen at left is a rendering of the CST-100 Starliner. The building was formerly a processing facility for the space shuttle. (Malcolm Denenark/Florida Today via AP) Boeing names its new spacecraft the Starliner
    Cape Canaveral, Fla. • Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner. The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fl...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 05:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Ankeny, Iowa. Clinton said Sept. 4, her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the Clinton: I didn’t ‘stop and think’ about email system
    Washington • Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn’t the “best choice” and acknowledged sh...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • This undated image released by UNESCO shows the site of the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria. A satellite image on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near the 2,000-year-old temple in the city occupied by Islamic State militants. (Silvan Rehfeld, UNESCO via AP) Islamic militants destroy ancient Syria tombs
    Damascus, Syria • Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Former Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank speaks to reporters about his departure in front of the Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City Thursday June 11, 2015. Salt Lake City police officers file sexual harassment lawsuit
    Three former or current Salt Lake City police officers filed a lawsuit against the department and former Chief Chris Burbank on Friday, repeating the ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
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