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Music in the air: Outdoor concerts getting underway around the state

Music ranging from country to pop to classical will fill outdoor venues across the state this summer.

The Clean Cut: David Archuleta, Lexi Walker sing 'The Prayer' at Father of the Year Gala

David Archuleta and Lexi Walker entertained attendees at the Father of the Year Gala in Atlanta with a duet of "The Prayer." Read more »

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‘Wife bonus:’ Is paying women extra for child care and housework the answer?

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Even though motherhood and a happy family may be their own reward, some women are getting an added “wife bonus” as an extra incentive for managing their household and taking care of... Read more »

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Doug's Take: 'Tomorrowland' not as good as hoped

When the word got out that Disney was producing a movie titled “Tomorrowland,” the speculation and anticipation started. So what was actually delivered? I’m still trying to figure... Read more »

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Five for Families: ‘Tomorrowland’ praises innovation

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Read more »

8 hours ago

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The Clean Cut: Stuttering comedian wins over 'America's Got Talent' audience

A stuttering comedian fell to his knees after judges on NBC's "America's Got Talent" gave him a standing ovation and cleared him to move on to the next round to compete for the prize of $1 million. Read more »

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Hero2Hire helps veterans, spouses find employment

The Hero2Hired job fair kicked off Thursday at the Davis Conference Center. The job fair helps military members, veterans and their spouses find employment. Read more »

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'San Andreas' levels California with B-movie mayhem

“San Andreas” is a perfect B-movie distraction film. It’s the harmless second-tier ride you take at the amusement park while killing time between the headliners. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Devin Graham films people walking with the help of prosthetic legs for the first time

Amputees and children born with physical disabilities receive prosthetic legs in the newest YouTube video from videographer Devin Graham. Read more »

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What is the most Hawaiian movie set in Hawaii? The answer might surprise you

Cameron Crowe's latest, "Aloha," has come under fire for its "whitewashed" portrayal of Hawaii, and it's just the latest in a long list of movies that misrepresent America's 50th state. So what... Read more »

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Utah Jazz: Hugh Greenwood isn’t just a hoops prospect, he’s a philanthropist

Family comes first for ex-New Mexico guard Hugh Greenwood, who worked out with the Utah Jazz Wednesday. Greenwood took his mother’s battle with breast cancer as a way to help others in New... Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: How to be anchored by the beautiful moments of motherhood

I have developed a few strategies to give the rare, perfect moments in motherhood even more weight so they can anchor me through the difficult moments I face every day. Read more »

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Why my husband never sleeps on the couch and other marriage advice to ignore

There's good advice and not-so-good advice when it comes to marriage. Here are 6 ideas you can ignore as you work to strengthen your marriage and find happiness with your spouse. Read more »

yesterday

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Book review: Authors share photos, history of where the Pony Express crossed Utah

Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Are your possessions stealing your happiness?

I am reclaiming my life from all the "stuff" weighing my family down. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Wright Words: Utah songwriter takes dreams to stage at Cottonwood High School

Utah-native Nate Gagon is the creator of "A Father’s Day” — an original musical. Like a dream that never stops singing, the project combines passion for music with a deep desire... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Balancing act: Does parenting bring happiness? For me, absolutely

As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Cemeteries bring memories of family spread near and far

Family members may be spread far and wide, but searching cemetery records online can bring them closer. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Steve Eaton: Columnist wonders how his life would be different if he hadn’t run from the law

I'm a rule-keeper. I didn't get kicked out of high school once. But there was one night when I was on the run from the law. I didn't get caught. I fear it may have changed my life forever. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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A pasta dish that celebrates bacon

Almost 70 years ago, Italians voted out their governing monarchy, establishing new freedoms and welcoming their new republic. Change can be embraced, even when creating in the kitchen. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Could a humpback whale make your child stop interrupting?

Do any of you parents ever struggle with things like bickering, fighting, interrupting, rudeness, disrespect and sibling rivalry? Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: 6 ways to help your shy child

Surely there must be a way to preserve all of the wonderful parts of being introverted while helping my shy daughter enjoy third grade. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Michelle Singletary: How, and how much, to help a college grad

There isn't a one-plan-fits-all approach to giving financial support to adult children. Here are some key financial areas and my thoughts on how to give a hand up and not a handout. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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How different types of mothers have different effects on their kids

National Edition

Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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BYU student parlays app idea into a life-changer

Garrett Gee is an unlikely technology entrepreneur. The 26-year old BYU student parlayed his first mobile app design into a multimillion-dollar company that has provided his young family with... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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How strict should parents really be?

National Edition

A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not vice. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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