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Chandra Johnson
Chandra Johnson is a Utah transplant who has covered the justice system, education, social services and politics. Originally from Montana, she graduated with a B.A. in journalism and history from the University of Montana in 2007. After six years in Taos, New Mexico, she relocated to Utah, where she eventually joined the team at The Deseret News as an enterprise reporter. She enjoys wide open spaces, gardening, good grammar, pottery and long walks in the library. Find her on Twitter @ChandraMJohnson. Email her at chjohnson@deseretnews.com.

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Kathleen Hale, author of "No One Else Can Have You," is facing an Internet firestorm after writing an essay about how she stalked a blogger who gave her an unfavorable rating.
It might seem like suspenseful stories about the supernatural are often at odds with religious beliefs, but scholars and Christian writers say they have a lot in common.
What parents can do to help their kids play the right kinds of video games.
A Florida mother has started a petition to get the children's toy chain to halt sales of the drug dealer action figures.
Violence is harder to escape than ever — and it’s so inherent in today’s media that its original meaning is often lost.
Backlash over #NoBraDay for breast cancer awareness month has some questioning how far is too far when raising awareness.
Amid the leak of thousands of user photos, parents may want to rethink their children's presence on the social network popular among teens.
The Obama marketing machine faltered a bit last week with its attempts to get young people interested in midterm election issues using emoji. Many Millennials considered it insulting.
Pizza Hut is bringing back its popular kids' Book It program for adults.
From "Gone Girl" to recent comments from President Obama, marriage seems to be something to be feared rather than revered in today's pop culture.