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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Swallow’s Day in Court, Redux

Former AG files suit to recoup legal fees following ‘malicious prosecutions’
Almost a year ago, a 3rd District Court jury found Swallow not guilty of nine charges and four others had been dropped during the trial. Charges against Shurtleff were dismissed.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

2018 Legislative Session: Week 5

Finally, the Utahraptor gets the respect it deserves.
What gun control?

Friday, February 23, 2018

Movie Reviews: Annihilation, Game Night, Every Day

While Black Panther still looks to dominate the box office, new releases include heady science fiction, broad comedy and one unique teen romance. Director Alex Garland's Annihilation (pictured) combines the DNA of multiple cinematic sci-fi classics for something uniquely fascinating.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump Backs Romney. But for How Long?

The president endorsed Mitt Romney’s senate campaign in a tweet Monday.
The relationship between Trump and Romney has flip-flopped since the latter’s 2012 presidential campaign.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Theater Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's 'i'

Let the mystery of this boy-meets-girl story unfold.
There is a piece of popular culture of the last 20 years which would make an ideal point of comparison for Jeff Talbott’s i, now receiving its world-premiere production at Pioneer Theatre Company. But naming that particular point of comparison would be saying too much—and that’s just one of the things that makes it hard to talk about i.

Friday, February 16, 2018

2018 Legislative Session: Week 4

Session hits the month mark with the same ol’ song and dance.
If you were hoping legislators would take steps to address some of the state’s greatest hits, well, you’ll need to keep waiting.

Romney Finally Makes It Official

The former presidential candidate will run for Orrin Hatch’s Senate seat.
“I have decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I can help bring Utah’s values and Utah’s lessons to Washington,” Romney said in a video

Movie Review Roundup: Early Man, Black Panther, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

The Insult, Oscar short documentaries
The weekend in multiplexes will be dominated by the King of Wakanda, but Aardman animation and Oscar nominees—one Foreign Language Feature, and the documentary shorts—make their way to the art houses.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

‘Drink Till Your Eyes Bug Out’

Guv talks controversial DUI bill and more during impromptu press conference.
Herbert emphasized the idea that no matter the limit, signs of impairment will continue to be the reason cops pull over drivers.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Movie Review: Black Panther

A meditation on power and responsibility packs more punch than super-hero action.
In 2018 America, it’s impossible for a movie like 'Black Panther' to arrive and not be freighted with significance beyond its actual storyline.

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