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Friday, March 16, 2018

Inland Port Authority Update

Gov. Herbert signs contested bill into law.
Residents who live close to that area of the city, as well as conservationists worried about the wetlands that border the Great Salt Lake, feel that the state will disregard their voices.

Movie Reviews: Tomb Raider, Love Simon, 7 Days in Entebbe

The Party, A Ciambra
A video-game heroine gets a blockbuster reboot, while a coming-out-of-age teen comedy  and historical drama add to a busy week at multiplexes.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

‘I Don't Want to Live My Life in Fear Anymore’

West High students join nationwide walkout.
Students were then asked to return quietly to class. Those who made it to their desks before the second-period bell would be marked present.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

This Is the End

2018 Utah legislative session recap
It's a wrap!

Friday, March 9, 2018

Movie Reviews: A Wrinkle in Time, Gringo, A Fantastic Woman, The Strangers: Prey at Night

Thoroughbreds, Before We Vanish, The Cured
A full post-Oscars week for local releases includes the winner for Foreign Language Film, genre thrillers from Ireland and Japan, and a much-anticipated adaptation of a classic fantasy novel. Director Ava DuVernay's version of Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time  (pictured) overcomes sluggishness to deliver its empowering message with  unsettling visual imagination.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

‘It’s Time We Press for Progress’

Hundreds gather inside the Capitol to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Jones said the main message she and organizers wanted to share was that “we all have a voice.”

Review: Plan-B Theatre Co./Sackerson's THE WEIRD PLAY

There's a certain freedom that comes from not attempting to puzzle a creative work out logically. Jennifer Nii's The Weird Play erupts from some place deep in the creative amygdala, a questing exposed nerve of a play that's both simpler and more complicated than any synopsis could distill.

Anatomy of a viral tweet: Your most-often-uttered movie quotes

It was a simple enough question. It also turned out to be a question that everyone has an answer to.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

'A Little Premature'

Guv shares thoughts on the proposed Donald J. Trump Utah National Parks Hwy.
OK, so Gov. Gary Herbert doesn’t share the zeal and enthusiasm for President Donald Trump that some others in his party do, but he appreciates Trump’s stances on things like states’ rights.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

2018 Legislative Session: Week 6

On Capitol Hill, it’s just a couple of guys that have been up to … something.
Were you worried the state’s Legislature wouldn’t deliver the goods this year?

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