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Sean Reyes — Out of the ’hood, into the AG's office
The man once known as "Pineapple Crush" in his teen years as a rapping DJ revels in his role as Utah's top lawman. Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 5:00 p.m. MST
The queen of concussions
After experiencing nine concussions herself, physical therapist Lauren Ziaks is on a crusade to not let others suffer as long as she did. Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 4:40 p.m. MST

Sports

We need to find more time for play in schools
It is just as important to allow children to play, as it is to teach them to work hard. We — parents and school officials — need to find more ways for children to play in Read more»
Monday, Jan. 11 2016 7:54 a.m. MST
Jazz on the gurney, but still on schedule
Rash of injuries this season haven't kept them from staying in playoff picture. Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 8:13 a.m. MST
Freshmen Seljaas, Emery put on a show chasing gun-slinging Fischer
It may not have been drawn up that way, but when BYU found it tough to go inside against San Francisco's defense Saturday night, two freshmen joined senior Chase Fischer in making 15 Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 9 2016 10:51 p.m. MST
When life is tough, you get tougher: Utah mother runs half marathon after stroke
After suffering a stroke, Patti Paul decided to tackle the half marathon distance to prove to herself and her family that we can overcome hard things. Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 19 2016 8:39 a.m. MST
Manning's storybook ending will have to wait a little longer
Peyton Manning won an unexpected Super Bowl victory Sunday in Super Bowl 50, but he didn't say if this will be his final game or not. Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 10:25 p.m. MST
With injury-plagued lineup, Jazz have actually over-achieved this season
Some folks might feel like Utah's record, as it nears the midseason, is disappointing. But with so many injuries to key guys like Dante' Exum, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Alec Burks, Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 17 2016 10:25 a.m. MST
Freestyle World Cup: Dufour-Lapointe, Benna win dual mogul events
The final World Cup event at Deer Valley on Saturday was the dual moguls that were held under the lights on a perfect, clear evening. The event featured competitors from all over the Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 12:04 a.m. MST

Moneywise

Order your financial priorities to reach your goals
You have some things in your life that are pulling at you financially. At some point, you may have to take a long look at the situation and ask the hard question, “What is more Read more»
Monday, Jan. 11 2016 5:04 p.m. MST
Study shows work stress, anxiety on the rise worldwide
After two fun holiday weeks, I've jumped back into workday stress. That's not ideal, and I'm pretty sure many of you are in the same boat right now. What's more, according to some new Read more»
Monday, Jan. 11 2016 5:25 p.m. MST

Opinion

Charles Krauthammer: Defy America, pay no price
If you're going to engage in a foreign policy capitulation, might as well do it when everyone is getting tanked and otherwise occupied. Say, New Year's Eve. Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 4:09 p.m. MST
Politics and the BYU vs. Utah rivalry
Rivalries are the heart of our sporting culture, and there is no bigger rivalry in this state than Utah vs. BYU. It has lasted well over 100 years, and it should continue — uninterrupted Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 14 2016 1:51 p.m. MST
Solving drones' image problem requires another view of tech innovation
Drones have an image problem. To the average person, the term "drone" more likely connotes a lowly male bee within a colony. Either that or it means the sophisticated individualized Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb: Signature-gathering period in primary election process marks new era
The signature-gathering period for candidates to get on a primary election ballot began last week, marking a new era in the political party nomination process. We explore the cheers Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
A chance to mend First Amendment rights
When the Supreme Court contemplates changing its mind, it must weigh the institutional interest in the law's continuity against evidence that a prior decision has done an injury, even Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 10 2016 6:51 p.m. MST
My view: Congress established Jan. 16 for honoring America’s first freedom
In 1993, the same year our nation celebrated its first official Religious Freedom Day, Congress passed another landmark bill, the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), by Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 13 2016 1:15 p.m. MST
On Second Thought
A lighthearted look at news of the day. North Korea announced last week it had detonated a hydrogen bomb. It was scary news, and word is Kim Jong-Un is threatening to do even more unless Read more»
Monday, Jan. 11 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
Retool education for the digital economy
The education retooling strategy is a win-win that reduces needless conflict, promotes accountability and creates schools for the digital economy. Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 16 2016 12:10 a.m. MST
How to represent and protect minority investors against intentional wrongs in crowdfunding companies
Crowdfunded companies sometimes do wrong intentionally. Unlike negligence, intentional wrong (tort) requires the actor to have intended its harmful act. Some of these intentional acts Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 12 2016 12:10 a.m. MST
When fair game is foul play
One is judged in part by the company one keeps. The question of character isn't always what did you do but what were you willing to tolerate. Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 13 2016 12:05 a.m. MST
What did folks want to know about children in crisis in 2015?
Child Trends has compiled a list of its most popular reports and blog posts, based on what those visiting its site read last year. It paints a painful picture of the issues some children Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 19 2016 12:05 a.m. MST
The race for the Democratic nomination is not over
So far, the marquee race for the presidency has been on the Republican side with the dominance of Donald Trump. However, recent signs indicate the Democratic race may be more compelling Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 13 2016 12:05 a.m. MST

Faith

How do I remove negative influences so I can go to the temple?
This reader is struggling to become temple worthy and Asks Angela for advice. Read more»
Monday, Jan. 18 2016 1:41 p.m. MST
Meet three of the Eight Witnesses
An examination of the lives of the witnesses to the Book of Mormon, beyond the testimony printed with each copy of the book for nearly two centuries, reveals the depth and consistency Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 14 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Why I'm not forcing my kids to believe in God
Why do I teach my children about God and his plan for me, for them, for our family? Because that's what my parents did for me. All parents have a responsibility to teach what matters Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 17 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Composer Robert M. Cundick's moment of truth
Robert M. Cundick, a human whirlwind in LDS music, passed away earlier this month. And as I read the various tributes and elegies, each seemed to choose a different highlight from his Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 20 2016 11:05 a.m. MST
Lessons from the Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer is more than rote repetition, more than a pattern as to how we communicate with God. The overriding intention is to condition a certain mindset when we pray that can Read more»
Sunday, Feb. 7 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Avoiding false hope for the New Year
New Year’s is a good time for a clean slate and a new beginning. However, unless resolutions are done in the right way, they tend to recycle themselves. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 21 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Seahawks need Arlo Guthrie to make it to the Super Bowl this year
Last Sunday's playoff loss was a big setback for the Seahawks, but if we team up with Arlo Guthrie we can still get them to the Super Bowl. Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 23 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
The courtship and marriage of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale
Emma's parents were opposed to the young Joseph Smith, but she was willing to cast her fate with his, and the love between them became a power for good and service to others throughout Read more»
Monday, Feb. 1 2016 10:45 p.m. MST
Ways to combat becoming a Sunday-only Mormon
When churchgoers take a casual Sunday-only approach to membership, they can become spiritually slothful and developmentally hardened to service and sacrifice. Such crust on our character Read more»
Friday, Jan. 29 2016 5:00 a.m. MST

Family

The long road to parenting payout
Parenting is a lot like learning the violin. It can take years to hear the music. Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 27 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Technology changes but our experiences stay the same
I realized how my parents must feel as they encounter new technology and see their children integrate it into their lives. And when I realized the 1960s weren't that long ago, I felt Read more»
Wednesday, Jan. 20 2016 5:00 a.m. MST
Sequels and remakes and reboots, oh my — they’re all the same these days
Some of the latest rebooted movie-franchise sequels are looking more like remakes these days. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 14 2016 7:45 p.m. MST
Do working mothers raise more successful daughters?
Even if daughters of working mothers do make more money, does that equate to a more successful life? Read more»
Monday, Jan. 11 2016 9:40 p.m. MST
Grandfather’s secrets help guide 3 cousins
I (Richard) knew the things I wanted to teach my grandchildren — the legacies of insight that I wanted to leave them — but I didn’t know how to get them interested Read more»
Tuesday, Jan. 26 2016 7:10 p.m. MST