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Bill Cosby poses with cast members of the 1980s sitcom "The Cosby Show." (Associated Press)

Why ‘The Cosby Show’ still matters 30 years later

- Deseret News

Thirty years after Dr. Cliff Huxtable and high-powered lawyer wife Clair raised five kids in Brooklyn for America’s entertainment, TV has yet to fill the hole they left.

Wallace Bryton (portrayed by Justin Long) is pitted in one of many, increasingly quirky, tension-building conversations with Howard Howe (Michael Parks) in "Tusk."

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Tusk’

“Tusk,” writer-director Kevin Smith’s tale of torture and transformation, is horrific, darkly comic and deeply bizarre, often all at once.

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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, SEPT. 20 AND THEREAFTER - In this Aug. 21, 2014 photo, Bryce Weiler, right, who is blind since birth, joins Peoria Chiefs play-by-play announcer Nathan Baliva in the broadcast booth during a Chiefs game at Dozer Park in Peoria, Ill. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Ting Shen)

EXCHANGE: Blind announcer does baseball on radio

- Associated Press

Bryce Weiler can shoot 70 percent from the free-throw line, play catch on a baseball field and deliver a stunningly researched, passionate color commentary covering sports events on radio.

Death Cafes allow end-of-life discussions

- Associated Press

On a blazing summer afternoon, cars vie for the few shaded parking spots outside Radiance of Sarasota, a storefront in a small strip mall billed as a "wellness and inspiration center."

EXCHANGE: Need for skilled workers still prevalent

- Associated Press

Adam Hoambrecker, 29, of West Dundee, makes a shim die that will be used inside of the Algonquin business Kenmode Tool and Engineering. The apprentice uses a mill to dull the edges so they aren't sharp.

FILE - In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

- Associated Press

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.

New trails await visitors to Lolo Pass

- Associated Press

With a trail maintenance backlog of $314 million, the U.S. Forest Service doesn't build very many new treads for hikers.

Orpheum renovation preserves, reveals past

- Associated Press

Six months into a nearly yearlong renovation that will restore the Orpheum Theater as a live-performance venue, members of the design team that orchestrated the work say the project has been mostly smooth-sailing.

Trove of antique Idaho pictures a click away

- Associated Press

When Dorothea Lange drove through Emmett on her way to Ola in northern Gem County one day in October 1939, the San Francisco woman was arguably the most famous photographer in the nation.

Child patient's lemonade, big heart raise $5K

- Associated Press

Thirty gallons of lemonade - and a boy's big heart - generated more than $5,000 this summer for Denver Children's Hospital programs and a local anti-bullying program.

Loveland sculptor creates a mastodon for museum

- Associated Press

Kent Ullberg has designed a shark for Nova Southeastern University in Florida; a 23-foot-tall elephant for the St. Louis Zoo; and 58 Canada geese taking flight for a venue in Omaha, Nebraska. He has designed more than 100 monumental sculptures, all originating in Loveland.

FILE - National Security Adviser Susan Rice listens to reporters questions during a briefing on President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to  to Europe and Saudi Arabia, in this March 21, 2014 file photo taken in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United States seeks to build legitimacy for its military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the White House said Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Rice, said she expects unanimous approval in the U.N. Security Council. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Foreign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agenda

- Associated Press

President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United States seeks to build legitimacy for its military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the White House said Friday.