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Utah vets honored in visit to WWII Memorial

sltrib.com — Washington * Nearly 70 years removed and thousands of miles away, Benny Benson of Murray sat aside a fountain at the World War II Memorial in Washington pondering the difference between the calm, emotional remembrance and the devastation he saw after America dropped an atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @thomaswburr: My story on World War II vets from Utah visiting Washington as part of Utah’s third Honor Flight sltrib.com/sltrib/politic…

Sep 19, 2014

RT @thomaswburr: My story on World War II vets from Utah visiting Washington as part of Utah’s third Honor Flight sltrib.com/sltrib/politic…

Sep 19, 2014

My story on World War II vets from Utah visiting Washington as part of Utah’s third Honor Flight sltrib.com/sltrib/politic…

Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife's murder

m.sltrib.com — Courts " The former Utah doctor was convicted last year of murdering his wife, Michele MacNeill. By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune First Published 4 hours ago Updated 10 minutes ago Provo * It has been 2,718 days since Alexis Somers has heard her mother's voice, held her hand, smelled her perfume, or given her a hug.

Plans for the weekend: Elton John plays the hits

sltrib.com — Published on Sep 19, 2014 11:56AM * Redfest 2014, the annual music extravaganza at the University of Utah, happens tonight at the U. of U. Union Building lawn area, on the U. of U. campus, Salt Lake City. Headlining is hip-hop artist B.o.B. Also on the bill: Vic Mensa, Pigeon John, Better Taste Bureau.
Sep 19, 2014

Blog: Plans for the weekend: Elton John plays the hits ow.ly/2NO978

Sep 19, 2014

Blog: Plans for the weekend: Elton John plays the hits ow.ly/2NO6XI

Celtic Woman to play Maverik Center next June; tickets on sale now

sltrib.com — Published on Sep 19, 2014 10:22AM If your pre-Christmas plans include bombastic rock versions of your favorite holiday music, you better get moving: Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming back to Salt Lake City, and tickets are on sale today. The rock show and visual extravaganza returns for two shows, at 4 and 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov.
Sep 19, 2014

Blog: Celtic Woman to play Maverik Center next June; tickets on sale now ow.ly/2NNRFc

Friday movie roundup: Caught in a 'Maze'

sltrib.com — Published on Sep 19, 2014 10:00AM Teens in dystopia and siblings in grief are the big players arriving at movie theaters this weekend. "The Maze Runner" is the movie adaptation of Utah author James Dashner's best-selling 2009 novel about teens who find themselves in a green space surrounded by a massive and deadly maze, with no memory of how they got there.
Sep 19, 2014

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Martin MacNeill receives up to life in prison and more for wife's murder

sltrib.com — Martin MacNeill, the former doctor convicted last year of murdering his wife, was sentenced Friday to up to life in prison plus another term of 1 to 15 years. Fourth District Judge Derek Pullman also made the sentences in the murder case consecutive to an unrelated sexual abuse case for which MacNeill was sentenced for earlier in the week.

Pac-12: Utah over Michigan, Oregon State over SDSU

sltrib.com — Published on Sep 19, 2014 08:32AM The Pac-12 continues to ease its way into the football season. That's a function of the 14-week calendar. It will be different in 2015, when the season won't begin until September. Each team will have only open date in the 13-week schedule.
Sep 19, 2014

Pac-12 picks: Does it get any bigger in Corvallis than having Aztecs in town for Kragthorpe-era reunion weekend? bit.ly/1r72cDc

The Cricket's Daily 3: How celebrities feel about Scotland vote

sltrib.com — Published on Sep 19, 2014 07:43AM Here's what's happening today in pop culture: * Scotland votes not to secede from the United Kingdom - so, naturally, we look to celebrities for their opinions. [ The Hollywood Reporter] * U2 and Apple have a "secret" plan to save the music industry, one that presumably doesn't involve giving away an album nobody wants.
Sep 19, 2014

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BYU football: McMahon to enter BYU Hall, have jersey retired

sltrib.com — Provo * Thirty-three years after completing his eligibility as an All-American quarterback at BYU, Jim McMahon will be inducted into the BYU Athletic Hall of Fame and have his No. 9 jersey retired at a halftime ceremony during the BYU-Utah State game on Oct. 3.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @jbairdsltrib: @JimMcMahon had to to get degree to be eligible for @BYUCougars HOF. He finished coursework at home in Az. bit.ly/1pkF67O

Sep 18, 2014

RT @jbairdsltrib: @JimMcMahon had to to get degree to be eligible for @BYUCougars HOF. He finished coursework at home in Az. bit.ly/1pkF67O

Sep 18, 2014

The next time @JimMcMahon leaves Provo, it will be as a member of BYU Athletic Hall of Fame: sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars…

Same-sex marriage would hurt children, say Utah demonstrators

sltrib.com — They were there for the children. Their own, others', those who haven't been born yet - even the children of gay couples. Supporters of man-woman marriage holding signs declaring "biology is not bigotry" and "two moms don't equal a dad" cheered long and loud as conservative activist Mary Summerhays projected on a screen images of same-sex couples and their children.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @mdlaplante: "Around the edges, she drew hearts." Brilliant, beautiful, sad ending to a daily news story by @Marissa_Jae sltrib.com/sltrib/politic…

Sep 19, 2014

#Utah demonstrators rallied in the Capitol tonight to send a message: #SameSexMarriage would hurt children sltrib.com/sltrib/politic… #utpol