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Ticonderoga, N.Y. • On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it’s being invaded by tourists. Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series “Star Trek” …

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  • Springsteen breaks his record for longest U.S. show
    East Rutherford, N.J. • It was another record-breaking night for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band with a few surprises thrown in at New Jersey’...
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  • (Courtesy photo)    Fitz and the Tantrums headline the last Twilight concert of the season on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Pioneer Park in downtown Salt Lake City. Concert preview: Fitz and the Tantrums close out Twilight season
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