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5 parenting lessons that can be learned from movies

Plenty of good parents have graced the silver screen while teaching invaluable lessons.

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'Guardians' stays atop cinemas amid worst summer since 2006

"Guardians of the Galaxy," the hit movie about a group of misfit superheroes from Walt Disney's Marvel studio, stayed atop U.S. and Canadian theaters as Hollywood wrapped up what is poised to be... Read more »

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Sutton Foster promises 'an intimate look at me' at BYU performances

For her “An Evening with Sutton Foster” performances to open BYU’s Bravo! Professional Performing Arts series, the two-time Tony winner and Broadway luminary has a clear objective... Read more »

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10 things to know before going to Salt Lake Comic Con

Ten things you need to know before attending Salt Lake Comic Con for the first time. Read more »

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Book review: Professors share business lessons learned on road trips

Jump in the car with three business professors as they journey across America's back roads to discover uncommon lessons that will invigorate the mind of any aspiring businessperson. Read more »

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Captain Underpants continues to plumb his young audience

"Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000" is Dav Pilkey's 11th novel about the adventures of a hero who not only saves the day but also gets kids to read. Read more »

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Book review: Novellas in 'Summer in New York Collection' sparkle with clean romance

The latest in a growing string of award-winning romantic short stories, "A Timeless Romance Anthology: Summer in New York Collection" brings readers face to face with the big city and the love that... Read more »

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Book review: 'A Life Intercepted' is simple yet compelling

Charles Martin tells a wonderful and simple story that offers tremendous lessons for readers in "A Life Intercepted," which is due out in September. Read more »

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Golden oldies mark Blu-ray upgrades, DVD debuts this week

“Out of the Past,” arguably the best film noir ever made, and some classic “Looney Tunes” receive Blu-ray upgrades this week, and a number of sought-after titles mark their... Read more »

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Book review: 'Painted Horses' transports reader to the Wild West

Malcolm Brooks writes about his home of Montana before it was settled. His tale in "Painted Horses" is full of uninhabited expanses, Native Americans, painted horses and how big business managed to... Read more »

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Book review: 'A Little Something Different' is an original, enjoyable love story

An original love story is told from 14 different points of view — none of them the romantic interests themselves. Follow along as the townspeople, one squirrel and a park bench tell why they... Read more »

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No, you shouldn't feel bad about taking a nap

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Taking a nap: Not as simple as you think, and more important than you realize. Read more »

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Face time vs. screen time: The technological impact on communication

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Word or emoji? Face or screen? There are more ways than ever to communicate, but some experts are concerned that too much reliance on less-direct forms of communication could be bad for children... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Road Home to use Midvale shelter one more season before building new facility on site

The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site. Architectural plans and other preparations are ongoing. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

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Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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10 celebrity couples who have made marriage work

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Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them that have actually been doing really well. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ TV series makes its DVD debut this week

John Travolta had his breakout role in the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” which leads TV shows on DVD this week. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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This one thing can help predict the type and severity of teen car accidents

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A study of car crashes by young drivers indicates gender is a significant variable that impacts the type, severity and timing of crashes. Boys crash on weekends and after dark; girls are more apt... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Jim Bennett: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an undeniably good thing

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the few times when the ubiquity of the media has produced praiseworthy results. When was the last time the entire world was united in a cause that was so... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: How media could help the family

In Chapter 10 we will look at some of the things that the larger institutions of our society could do (or stop doing) to better support the smallest institution of the family. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Getting ready for Salt Lake Comic Con: Families plan for upcoming convention

For months, the McKinney family has been laboring together over a set of costumes for Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Gone With the Wind’ and more on big screen

“Ghostbusters” plays on the big screen for a week and “Gone With the Wind” is on the way as classic movies are revived in local movie theaters over the next month. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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New movies on home video this week are a disappointing lot

New movies released on DVD and Blu-ray this week are a disappointing lot, led by a stolid period romance and Adam Sandler’s latest. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Board game roundup: Thunder Alley puts you behind the wheel

GMT Games' Thunder Alley is a new racing game in which players control a team of race car drivers. Players play cards for movement, and often move other players' cars along with their own. Players... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Is it possible to be both happy and sad at the same time?

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Americans are the happiest they've been in terms of consumer confidence since the Great Recession. But they're still upset. Here's what's making them happy in other ways. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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BYU announces Mitt Romney, Disney animation/Pixar president to speak on campus

Brigham Young University announced Wednesday that Mitt Romney, former presidential candidate and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be speaking on campus this fall. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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