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Pop (and, still, sometimes country) superstar Taylor Swift arrived in Salt Lake City on Friday with her “1989” arena tour. Vance Joy opened the sold-out show at EnergySolutions Arena. Here …

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  • 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 07:49 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
    7 Reasons to Plan Your Bear Lake Getaway Today
    Known as the “Caribbean of the Rockies,” Bear Lake is a cherished treasure for many Utahns. And while the glistening blue waters and warm sandy beache...
    Updated Aug 20 2015 08:24 am   |     |   Share

    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
  • 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
  • |  Courtesy Tucker Davis

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 09:55 pm   |     |   Share
    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
  • 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
    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
  • 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 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • April Miller, left, and her partner Karen Roberts arrive to obtain their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Miller, one of the plaintiffs in the suit against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, applied for her license with her partner less than 24 hours after Davis was jailed on contempt charges. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr
    Morehead, Ky. • As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:10 pm   |     |   Share
    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
  • This Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 photo shows a custom Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the Harley-Davidson museum in Milwaukee. It is one of several that will be on display as  gearheads converging on the museum over Labor Day weekend for a motorcycle rally and custom bike show. (AP Photo/Greg Moore) Harley riders rumble into Milwaukee for bike show
    Milwaukee • Gearheads converged on the Harley-Davidson Museum on Friday to show off, talk shop and get started on a weekend motorcycle rally and custo...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Miss Alabama Meg McGuffin waves to spectators at the traditional Miss America welcome ceremony on the Atlantic City Boardwalk on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The new Miss America will be crowned in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) Miss America gave $6M in cash, tuition in 2014
    Atlantic City, N.J. • The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its schol...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 05:33 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. Salt Lake City rolls out rain barrel water-saving program
    Salt Lake City kicked off its new rain barrel program Friday — the latest addition to the municipality’s water conservation program. For $68, Salt Lak...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 09:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kiyotaka Ise, Senior Managing Officer for Toyota Motor Corporation, speaks at a news conference in East Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Toyota announced it is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Toyota to invest $50M in car-tech research at Stanford, MIT
    East Palo Alto, Calif. • Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 05:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Gold declines as lower jobless rate fuels Fed bets
    Gold futures fell to the lowest in two weeks as the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to a seven-year low, fueling speculation that the Federal Reserve w...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Apollo’s McGraw-Hill Education Files for IPO
    McGraw-Hill Education Inc., the educational publisher bought by Apollo Global Management LLC for $2.4 billion in March 2013, filed for an initial publ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Venus Williams, of the United States, returns a shot to Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) U.S. Open tennis: Serena’s comeback extends quest for Grand Slam
    New York • All in one fell swoop, Venus Williams eliminated one of the only two women who beat her younger sister this season and moved closer to a po...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 10:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Gap and Vince are big market movers
    New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE • Vince Holding...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A reported 27 tractor trailer trucks pack the street next to Energy Solutions arena to unload the stage set in anticipation of the Taylor Swift concert on Friday night, Aug. 4, 2015. Gallery: Taylor Swift arrives in Salt Lake City, fans tweet her photos
    Pop superstar Taylor Swift brings her 1989 Tour to Salt Lake City on Friday night. Hours, and sometimes days, before the show, Swift’s fans in Utah t...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Michigan football fans leave $3,000 tip for Utah server
    Michigan football fans may have been unhappy after their 24-17 loss to the University of Utah on Thursday, but a handful were not feeling ungenerous. ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah author’s latest seems like YA dystopian adventure, except it’s based on a true story
    A wall is built in the middle of the night to keep residents from ever leaving their city. There’s a nightly curfew, certain music and books are banne...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 07:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • TV
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) before the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Thursday September 3, 2015.  Utah-Michigan game sets Fox Sports 1 ratings record
    With 2.868 million viewers, Thursday’s Utah’s 24-17 win over Michigan became the most-watched college football game to air on Fox Sports 1 since the c...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The sun sets on on Hildale and Colorado City Saturday December 14, 2013. In polygamous town, buying one house means buying the whole block
    Breaking up is hard to do, especially if you’re talking about tracts of land in polygamous towns. Colorado City, Ariz., home to the Fundamentalist Ch...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 09:50 pm   |     |   Share
    Expect decent Labor Day fishing
    Labor Day weekend usually marks the end of the stocking of rainbow trout at many Utah waters, but popular spots should be stocked for the holiday. As ...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Mechanics work on a horizontal stabilizer for a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Boeing in Salt Lake City, Thursday, September 3, 2015.  Utah high schoolers can start building planes under new program
    Utah students can get a job building airplanes straight out of high school under a new program announced Friday by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. The Utah Ae...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 09:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Michigan Wolverines running back Ty Isaac (32) feels the Utah pressure in game action at Rice Eccles Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Utah football: Utes have ‘a lot of things to clean up’ as Aggies loom
    They beat an opponent with 11 national championships. They beat — gasp — Jim Harbaugh. Per custom, the Utes twice sang “Utah Man” — first, in step wit...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man allegedly attacked man who complimented his friend’s shirt
    An innocent compliment about another man’s shirt outside a West Valley City bar resulted in the complimenter being wounded with a knife and the attack...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 03:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Robert Kirby Kirby: I’m not going back to Sunday school until it’s more interesting
    An LDS ward in Atlanta, Ga., recently departed from the current Sunday school curriculum and developed a class more suited to the needs of a particula...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 09:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU WR Nick Kurtz hauls in this long pass from QB Taysom Hill during practice, Saturday, August 22, 2015. BYU football: Win over Big Red will melt away Cougars’ offseason blues
    Lincoln, Neb. • A well-publicized brawl after a loss to a perceived lesser opponent in a minor bowl game. Legacy recruits choosing other schools, incl...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 09:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton scrambles past Southern Utah linebacker Taylor Nelson (94) during an NCAA college football game Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP) Utah State football: Aggies look ahead to Utah after close call in opener
    Logan • After a harrowing 12-9 win over Southern Utah in the season opener Thursday night at Maverick Stadium, Utah State coach Matt Wells was looking...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 08:18 pm   |     |   Share