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Stradivari would feel right at home
At the Violin Making School of America, they make instruments the old-school way. Read more»
Sunday, April 5 2015 6:07 p.m. MDT

Sports

Sandy woman's will to run Boston Marathon inspired by 17-year-old cancer victim
Kandi Rasmussen will run the Boston Marathon on April 20 as a representative of Huntsman Hometown Heroes in memory of Brighton High senior Tyler Robinson, who lost his life to cancer Read more»
Sunday, April 5 2015 8:25 p.m. MDT
It's about time baseball is nudged to get moving
Speeding up the game might gain new fans and won't alienate traditional ones. Read more»
Wednesday, April 8 2015 7:22 p.m. MDT
Paul Allen: Former BYU record holder called up and honored in Omaha after 54 years
It isn't often a committee for one of the college football awards reaches back in history and honors an NCAA record holder, but that is what folks behind "The Jet" award did to BYU Read more»
Monday, April 6 2015 6:15 p.m. MDT
Give last rites to sportsmanship
Forget all the overworked issues involving skin color; what Andrew Harrison said about an opponent was bad manners and bad sportsmanship Read more»
Tuesday, April 7 2015 7:22 p.m. MDT
It's time to step up to the start line and beat self doubt
I've struggled with self-doubt for years, and it's cost me dearly. It's time to step up to the start line and run the race I'm meant to run. Read more»
Sunday, April 12 2015 6:15 p.m. MDT

Moneywise

New ideas may be better coming from old friends
Part of being a successful entrepreneur is having the ability to recognize when something isn’t working and change it. ... I think he needs to talk to someone like a pastor, or Read more»
Tuesday, April 7 2015 9:25 p.m. MDT
Workers are managing their lives from the office, study finds
A new survey found that 87 percent of respondents reported at least occasionally using time during their workday to deal with personal issues, and 31 percent said they spent several Read more»
Monday, April 6 2015 4:50 p.m. MDT
A cure for the 'tapeworm of the economy'?
Predictive analytics and preventive medicine are transforming health care in the United States to be more affordable and more effective, allowing U.S. health care costs to decrease Read more»
Tuesday, April 28 2015 7:00 a.m. MDT

Opinion

Men wielding power in hellish times
"Wolf Hall," the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More — Read more»
Friday, May 1 2015 7:43 p.m. MDT
Humans impact climate change, but that's no reason to make 'every effort' to reduce population
Christina Figueres, the United Nations climate chief, has expressed her belief that human population growth is negatively impacting climate change. But the idea of population control Read more»
Friday, April 10 2015 10:41 a.m. MDT
Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and their twin campaign launches
Both Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have shaken up a clubby Senate culture. Even the launching messages of the two candidates are not dissimilar. Which is why it is fascinating to see the divergent Read more»
Sunday, April 12 2015 12:00 a.m. MDT
Can Republicans ever win the presidency?
Karl Rove created a stir recently with a Wall Street Journal column punching holes in the conservative theory that a GOP presidential candidate can win simply by turning out the Republican Read more»
Sunday, April 12 2015 1:16 a.m. MDT
Salt Lake man's honesty with sack of money says a lot about all of us
Plenty of evidence exists to show most people are honest. That's not to diminish Dan Kennedy in any way. It is to elevate the rest of us. Read more»
Wednesday, April 8 2015 11:31 p.m. MDT
Ending poverty is a matter of hope
In 2012, the Utah Legislature launched a new war on chronic poverty and is making the same mistakes as the nation’s war on poverty from 1964. Those who should be in charge of Read more»
Saturday, April 11 2015 12:18 a.m. MDT
Why you make certain decisions against your better judgment
Have you ever wondered why you make certain decisions against your better judgment? Why is it, even when you know what is right, that choosing it is such a challenge? Read more»
Monday, April 6 2015 7:30 a.m. MDT
Hillary Clinton's voters will have to overlook her past to elect her for the future
Hillary Clinton's video to announce her candidacy borders on many themes, but she fails to adequately address what she is going to do for America, especially considering her amount Read more»
Wednesday, April 15 2015 7:53 p.m. MDT
The modern United States began with end of Civil War
Tomorrow is the 150th anniversary of the creation of the United States. Tomorrow is not the anniversary of the American Revolution or the Constitution. It's the anniversary of the end Read more»
Wednesday, April 8 2015 9:50 p.m. MDT

Faith

Founding member of SEAL Team Six shares journey to LDS Church
Frank Phillips was a founding member of one of the United States military’s closest, most elite families: the Navy’s SEAL Team Six. During his 16 years as a SEAL, Phillips Read more»
Wednesday, April 29 2015 11:55 a.m. MDT
When LDS faith gets physical
In some churches, sacred objects are said to have supernatural powers. My church isn’t one of them. But when I touch an object that’s part of religious history, I know why Read more»
Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:00 a.m. MDT
The power of perspective
The rate at which we take offense, demand happiness, allow envy to rule our actions and turn the cameras on ourselves is all evidence that we are looking at the world not through a Read more»
Thursday, April 9 2015 12:28 p.m. MDT

Family

Doug's take: Despite Sparks' recent track record, 'The Longest Ride' is likable
Well, I might be drummed out of the Utah Film Critic Association for this, but I’m man enough to admit that I actually like the new film “The Longest Ride,” based Read more»
Thursday, April 16 2015 5:46 p.m. MDT
Newspaper gives glimpse into ancestor's actions — but it's only a piece of the puzzle
After doing some sleuthing on the Internet, I found an interesting story with my ancestor's name — but I learned that sometimes, even in newspapers, people are not always as they Read more»
Tuesday, April 14 2015 5:25 p.m. MDT
Post-baby bodies may never be the same, and that's OK
Two children and eight years after my first foray into childbirth, my body is still not exactly what it was pre-baby. And it probably never will be. The truth is, childbirth changes Read more»
Thursday, April 9 2015 12:29 p.m. MDT
Instead of road rage, try for road raves
Road rage, like other acts of human stupidity or baseness, gets all the press. Yet no one has ever heard of "road rave." Road raves are acts of thoughtfulness, selflessness and kindness Read more»
Monday, April 6 2015 4:55 p.m. MDT
Will baby boomers save the world?
What responsibility does the baby boomer generation have to the rest of the world? It’s a question all of us in that generation should ask ourselves. Read more»
Tuesday, April 7 2015 4:50 p.m. MDT
Protecting our family in the age of the Internet
Grit and I, and many of our friends, often comment how we are glad not to be rearing children in this day and age. Our hope is our children are still better equipped to deal with what Read more»
Thursday, April 16 2015 10:29 p.m. MDT
I feel the earth move under my feet and I think 'brain damage'
Have you ever questioned the sanity of someone playing music in their car so loudly that everyone in a three-block area, inside or outside of buildings, can hear it? Did you ever have Read more»
Friday, April 17 2015 6:45 p.m. MDT