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Mayor honors 90-year-old Utah WWII vet as he revisits war sites in France

World War II veteran Sgt. Robert Ord, 90, returned home to Magna Wednesday following a 10-day trip through Germany and France. A mayor in France honored him with a medal and his family gave him the... Read more »

U.S. & World

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ESPN experts break down former Ute Delon Wright's draft stock

ESPN NBA experts Chad Ford, Fran Fraschilla and Kevin Pelton break down the NBA draft prospects for the University of Utah guard. Read more »

Sports

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American decathlete pulls daughter's tooth with javelin throw (+video)

American decathlete Bryan Clay used a little creative dentistry to extract a loose bottom tooth from the mouth of his 5-year-old daughter, Ellie. He tied a piece of floss to the tooth and a... Read more »

U.S. & World

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Photo gallery: Award-winning photos from our Deseret News photographers

The Utah News Photographers Association released the names of the 2013 winners in the annual photojournalism competition over the weekend. Deseret News photographers took home more than 20 awards... Read more »

Utah

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Erin Stewart: Celebrating the unique motherhood of adoption

This Mother's Day, I'm rejoicing in the love and unique bond between a birth mother and an adoptive mother. Read more »

Family

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Mormon Channel releases new 'His Grace' video about post-traumatic stress

The Mormon Channel released a new video today for the "His Grace" series about two brothers applying the Atonement of Jesus Christ to escape addiction and deal with post-traumatic stress. Read more »

Faith

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Snorkeler makes unexpected discovery in Colorado River — skeletons in lawn chairs (+video)

A man snorkeling in the Colorado River near the Arizona and California border was terrified — and later embarrassed — when he came across two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs about... Read more »

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Vatican blasts Muhammad cartoons as pouring 'gasoline on the fire'

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s semiofficial newspaper blasted a series of cartoons of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad as “blasphemous” but also condemned the “mad and... Read more »

Faith

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St. George girl safe after alleged attempted kidnapping

A St. George mother says her worst nightmare "hit way too close to home" Tuesday. Read more »

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National Edition

How do children feel about moms? Just ask the Muppets

This coming Friday, you'll get to see Muppets and children talk about mothers in a Mother's Day-themed episode of "Muppet Moms," a Disney Junior TV show. Read more »

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For Mother’s Day, a place to mourn the babies who never came home

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. — The night she miscarried in 1968, Dorothy Caruso remembers remaining calm, as if she was watching someone else losing a much-wanted pregnancy. Read more »

Family

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Utah gymnastics: Red Rocks shined in 2015, closed out Greg Marsden era

Senior Georgia Dabritz concluded her career at Utah in stellar fashion. Dabritz was the Pac-12 all-around champion, and Gymnast and Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She won every event at the Red... Read more »

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