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  • President DonaldTrump, front left, gestures as former boys scouts, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, watch at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean,W. Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Sean P. Means: Would Trump be prepared to be a good Scout?
    In the world of politics, delivering a speech to a group of Boy Scouts should be a slam-dunk. It’s a bunch of kids, and good kids at that — kids who b...
    Updated Jul 26 2017 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  Tribune file photo)     Jimmy Suisse, 26, of Logan, right, swing dances with Holly Carlisle, 20, center, in Washington Square while the New Deal Swing band performs at the Salt Lake International Jazz Festival held at Washington Square on July 9, 2005. Despite a few rough years, SLC Jazz Festival is ready to roar back
    The Salt Lake City Jazz Festival has had a rough few years. Sponsors have come and gone. Venues have changed. And crowds have waned. But founder Jerry...
    Updated Jul 21 2017 07:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • ’Downward Dog’ stars Ned as Martin and Allison Tolman as Nan.   Craig Sjodin  |  ABC Scott D. Pierce: Do you miss the TV show ‘Downward Dog’? Buy the book!
    For the 28th consecutive year, I’m in Southern California at the Television Critics Association summer press tour — 2½ weeks of set visits and intervi...
    Updated Jul 24 2017 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Adrian Sanchez and Estefania Hernandez Sarduy, left, and  Bradley Moon and Brittany Bruno, all from Havana, Cuba, dance during a workshop with Ballet West Academy director Peter Merz at Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Ballet West’s dance training program strengthens fledgling Cuban connection
    In the current fractured political environment featuring a federal budget slashing arts funding and seemingly more intent on building walls than openi...
    Updated Jul 21 2017 07:07 pm   |     |   Share



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  • Salt Lake City’s KCPW public radio station erases $1.7M in debt under new financial deal
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Pizza Nono, the new wood-fired pizza ’store’ in SLC’s 9th and 9th neighborhood, offers ’quality and simple’ pizzas, artisan salads and seasonal sides. Pizza Nono fires up dining scene in Salt Lake’s 9th and 9th
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  • This image released by Sony Pictures shows the characters Chuck, voiced by Josh Gad, left, and Red, voiced by Jason Sudeikis, in a scene from ’The Angry Birds Movie.’ (Sony Pictures via AP) 7 movies that were bad ideas from the beginning (sad face emoji here)
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  • |  Courtesy Discovery  Sam Worthington as Jim Fitzgerald and Paul Bettany as Ted Kaczynski in ’Manhunt: Unabomber.’ TV preview: Discovery hunts the ‘Unabomber’
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: I miss the attention of an explosive guy who lashes out at me and is dating someone else. What to do?
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Only about 300 acres are in use for animals and administrative functions, including large pens for the 38 horses under present care at Best Friends.   Best Friends saves thousands of animals every year as the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary, encompassing some 3,700 acres about 5 miles outside Kanab. 40 things we learned touring Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Ann Cannon Ann Cannon: I survived without cable news, could a cellphone fast be next?
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