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  • Crews worked Monday to keep the Peterson Hollow Fire within its perimeter along the Utah-Idaho border.  (USFS photos) Crews hemming in Box Canyon Fire, other blazes being monitored
    Aided by fire retardant- and water-laden aircraft, about 50 firefighters worked Monday to keep the 4,000-acre Box Canyon Fire from spreading outside i...
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  • BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) BYU football: Cougars’ depth chart is out, but guessing game continues (with video)
    Provo • With the exception of starting quarterback, which BYU named last week, it appears the Cougars will continue to try to keep Arizona guessing in...
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  • In this April 9, 2008 file photo, actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. Wilder, who starred in such film classics as ’Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ and ’Young Frankenstein’ has died. He was 83. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File) Nephew: Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, 'Willy Wonka', dies at 83
    Los Angeles • Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The P...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 07:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 file photo, Bryan Fuller, showrunner/executive producer of the Starz series ’American Gods,’ poses for a portrait during the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Following up a Comic-Con panel in July about ’Star Trek: Discovery,’ executive producer Fuller shared details about the 13-episode series’ setting, characters and innovations at a Television Critics Association meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10. His disclosures included that the main character is female (human, yes; a captain, no); that the story will feature a gay character, and that there will more aliens. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File) New TV series ‘Discovery’ will honor ‘Star Trek’ legacy
    Bryan Fuller is the newest guardian of the “Star Trek” legacy — at least the television part of it. The veteran producer is the showrunner of the seve...
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  • Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment
    St. Louis • A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding her...
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  • Analysis: Donald Trump’s response to his shoddy doctor’s letter? Call for Clinton to disclose more
    On Friday, Donald Trump’s doctor basically said that his letter stating that Trump was “astonishingly” healthy was written under pressure and should n...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Prep football: East shakes off slow start to beat Orem 38-0
    Orem • Football is a game of habit. Programs are accustomed to by-the-minute schedules throughout the season, and diverting from those developed routines often leads …
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  • bruce jenkins Appeals court amends its decision removing judge from Ute boundary case
    In a decision earlier this month removing Judge Bruce Jenkins from a case involving a dispute over Ute tribal boundaries, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court ...
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  • Mark Hamill poses for photographers upon arrival at the European premiere of the film ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens ’ in London, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) What’s big at Salt Lake Comic Con? Here are 10 highlights
    There is so much going on at Salt Lake Comic Con — the celebrity appearances, the geek-filled panels, the vendors and artists selling cool stuff — tha...
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  • Equality Utah names 3 new board members
    Equality Utah on Monday announced it has added three new board members, including one of its founders, a retiring state senator and the son of a promi...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Utah theaters stage new takes on classic stories of myth and faith
    A new translation of an ancient hero’s tragedy and a contemporary dark comedy about family and faith are soon set to open on Utah stages. …
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  • AP Photo/Rick Bowmer | In this Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, brothers of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, Lyle, foreground, and Nephi, leave the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah says  Warren Jeffs, now imprisoned in Texas, has named Nephi Jeffs the new bishop of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., the traditional home base of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints.   As search for Lyle Jeffs continues, FBI describes rift in leadership of polygamous FLDS Church
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  • |  Courtesy  Southern Utah University’s NFL draft hopefuls, LeShaun Sims (36), Miles Killebrew (36) and James Cowser (53). Kragthorpe: Utes vs. SUU would have been more fun last season
    Standing in the middle of Soldier Hollow Golf Course in mid-July, Demario Warren interrupted his own conversation and turned to another member of the ...
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  • Pope Francis meets Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, at the Santa Marta residence, the guest house in Vatican City where the pope lives, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke says a topic of discussion at Monday’s meeting was “how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and make a message of hope arrive, especially to those most in need.’’ (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Tribune’s new editor brings ‘commitment to creating quality local news’ at a ‘pivotal time’
    As a newsy Tuesday arrived recently at The Salt Lake Tribune, its new editor was already at work, more than a week earlier than planned. …
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  • Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez talks with reporters at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Pac-12 football preview: Arizona wants to be more than entertaining
    Always willing to wear costumes and join in promotional gimmicks for his Arizona football team, coach Rich Rodriguez appears in battle armor in the Wi...
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  • Utah driver sent to prison for parking lot pedestrian fatality
    A Salt Lake City woman who admitted to hitting and killing a man in a parking lot while driving drunk last year has been sentenced to prison for up to...
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  • PREP SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Bingham’s Jahvontay Smith (23) runs past Herriman’s Tyson Herrera (6) and Herriman’s Jace Kener (4) for a touchdown during the game at Bingham High School Friday August 26, 2016. Bingham won the game 45-0. Prep football: Week 3 statewide top 25 and classification power rankings
    After two weeks of the high school football season, Bingham and East tightened their stranglehold on the top spots in the statewide top 25 with sta...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Whatever happened to ... Fisher Brewery?
    Fisher Beer is the once and future Salt Lake City brew. Originally launched in 1884, the A. Fisher Brewing Co. closed during Prohibition, opened again …
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  • Leonard Nimoy as Spock, left, and William Shatner as Capt. James T. Kirk (the only true Enterprise captain) in the original Star Trek. To boldly go: ‘Star Trek,’ and the fan world it created, turns 50
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)   Brigham Young University campus. BYU is ‘Stone-Cold Sober’ for 19th year running; University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in U.S.
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  • Should Europe ban Maine lobsters as an invasive species? EU to weigh in Wednesday.
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  •   Millie Bobby Brown stars as Eleven in ’Stranger Things.’ Courtesy  |  Netflix Young actress loves her dark ‘Stranger Things’ role
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  • FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger (99) rushes the passer against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL football game, in Cleveland. The Browns have released linebacker Paul Kruger, a startling move in another step in the team’s youth movement. Kruger started 46 games and made 18 sacks in three seasons for Cleveland and was considered one of the team’s leaders. At left is 49ers’ Erik Pears (71). (AP Photo/David Richard, File) NFL: Former Utes star Kruger lambastes Cleveland Browns after release
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  • FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Huma Abedin, alongside her husband, then-New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, speaks during a news conference in New York. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from husband Anthony Weiner after another sexting revelation involving the former congressman from New York.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) Weiner, Abedin to separate after sexting revelation
    New York • Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-...
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  • ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016 AND THEREAFTER-The Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, left, and the Rev. Scott Dickison, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Christ, right, pose for a photo at Dickison’s church in Macon, Ga., on Monday, July 11, 2016. There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon _ one black and one white. Two years ago, Dickison and Goolsby met to try to find a way the congregations, neighbors for so long, could become friends. They’d try to bridge the stubborn divide of race. (AP Photo/Branden Camp) Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide
    Macon, Ga. • There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back to back, separated by a small park, in a hi...
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  • Program gives some federal offenders in Utah chance to avoid conviction
    Some defendants could get a break under a new diversion program in Utah’s federal court. Utah Alternatives to Conviction Track (U-ACT) participants w...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 07:24 am   |     |   Share
  • Hiker killed in fall on Mount Olympus
    A woman hiking Sunday near Mount Olympus was killed in a 100-foot fall, according to the Unified Police Department. Members of a search-and-rescue tea...
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  • Courtesy of Salt Lake City Fire Department A TRAX train derailed near 2100 South and 200 West on Sunday May 8. Editorial: UTA chooses one of its own to lead. Again
    After scouring the world for a new leader for Utah’s largest transit agency, the Utah Transit Authority’s board of directors ended up promoting from w...
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  • Letter: Write in, maybe, Spencer Cox for president
    Wake up Utah! Recognize that our lock-step state’s Republican leaders from our governor to the congressional delegation have endorsed Donald Trump for...
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  • Utah forecast: Summer’s valley surge, autumn’s first mountain blush
    The first blush of autumn spreads through the hollows of the Wasatch Range, even as late-summer weather tightens its grip on the valleys and high dese...
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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Joni’s Roast and Ride at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Trump plans detailed immigration talk as questions remain
    Washington • Donald Trump says he’ll deliver a detailed speech Wednesday on his proposal to crack down on illegal immigration — but it’s anyone’s gues...
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  • In this Aug. 3, 2016 photo, a large bison blocks traffic in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park as tourists take photos of the animal. Record visitor numbers at the nation’s first national park have transformed its annual summer rush into a sometimes dangerous frenzy, with selfie-taking tourists routinely breaking park rules and getting too close to Yellowstone’s storied elk herds, grizzly bears, wolves and bison.  (AP Photo/Matthew Brown) Visitor misbehavior abounds as National Parks Service turns 100
    Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antle...
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  • A police officer stands guard as passengers wait in line at Terminal 7 in Los Angeles International Airport, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays. A search through terminals brought no evidence of a gunman or shots fired, Los Angeles police spokesman Andy Neiman said.   (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) False report of gunman at Los Angeles airport causes panic
    Los Angeles • Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday ...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 08:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Beyonce arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Beyonce proves she’s in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs
    New York • Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outsh...
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  • In this image made available by the Norwegian  Environment Agency on Monday Aug. 29  2016,  shows some of the more than 300 wild reindeer that  were killed by lighting in Hardangervidda, central Norway on Friday Aug. 26, 2016  in what wildlife officials say was a highly unusual massacre by nature. (Havard Kjotvedt /Norwegian  Environment Agency, NTB scanpix, via AP) Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway
    Stockholm • More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images sho...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 07:42 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    President Barack Obama, center, walks with Anita Dunn, debate prep advisor, right, and David Plouffe, senior White House advisor, at Kingsmill Resort, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Williamsburg, Va. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) News roundup: Obama’s former campaign manager calls Trump a ‘psychopath’
    Obama’s former campaign manager calls Trump a ‘psychopath.’ Hemmert to fill Senate vacancy. Chaffetz to FBI: Release Clinton’s schedules. Happy Mond...

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