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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
Legislature, governor: Stay out of BYU-Utah politics
Forcing teams to play games is not a good plan. Allowing them to work it out -- or not -- the only sensible approach. Read more»
Friday, Jan. 8 2016 4:50 p.m. MST
Kyle Collinsworth's triple-doubles are artistry
BYU senior Kyle Collinsworth's latest NCAA record extending triple-double is both remarkable and astounding from the Provo native. Read more»
Friday, Jan. 8 2016 7:49 p.m. MST
Out with the new, in with the old for Andy Reid and Alex Smith
Playoff-bound Andy Reid and Alex Smith have revived their careers together with the Kansas City Chiefs after being dumped by their old teams; meanwhile, the men who replaced them are Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 7 2016 7:28 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
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

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
Obama's executive overreach on gun control
I expect the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm Congress’ legislative authority, and rebuke Obama. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 7 2016 12:10 a.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
State of the Union sets the stage for presidential campaign ahead
The nation is in for interesting times over the next 10 months as we select the next leader of the free world. President Barack Obama attempted to set the stage for the campaign ahead Read more»
Sunday, Jan. 17 2016 12:00 a.m. MST
The criminalization of politics
The impulse to ferret corruption from politics corrupts the criminal justice system when it causes overzealous prosecutors and judges to improvise novel interpretations of the law of Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 7 2016 12:05 a.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
Virtual reality will give parents a host of new challenges
Virtual reality is poised to be the next wave of media to wash over the land. It holds a lot of promise, and promises to make parenting a lot tougher. Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 7 2016 10:15 a.m. MST
We have lawmakers who keep on spending our money for things we don’t want
I don't understand why the Utah Legislature is now raising the tax on gasoline, even though lawmakers keep on adding to their rainy day fund. Read more»
Saturday, Jan. 9 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
Obsessed with guns
It is axiomatic that congressional Republicans will oppose anything smacking of "gun control," which may as well be read as "Your mama." Read more»
Friday, Jan. 8 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
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
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
‘The Walk’ and ‘Captive’ come to home video this week
“The Walk” and “Captive,” two thrillers that are based on true stories, have arrived on home video this week, along with many other titles that played in theaters Read more»
Thursday, Jan. 7 2016 5:35 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
Want a happy and balanced life? It's in the mail
To lead a really fulfilling life you need to have something coming in the mail. And it shouldn't be something that other people might mistake for trash. Read more»
Friday, Jan. 8 2016 6:30 p.m. MST