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Actors anxiously await Farmington's 'Annie Get Your Gun'

Shannon Wilson and Johnny Hebda are the two popular singer-actors who will play the lead roles.

Feeling guilty? You're probably staring at too many screens, study finds

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A new study has found that people who watch TV or play on their phone after work feel guilty and worthless at the end of the day, leading to stress and fatigue. Read more »

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Effectiveness of whooping cough vaccine is studied

Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country. Read more »

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Bills aim to bring marriage, family law into 21st century

California lawmakers will consider updating family law and parental rights to keep up with the evolving nature of families when they return from summer break. Read more »

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'Deseret News National Edition': Hobby Lobby, adolescent depression and finding a new life in America

This week’s Deseret News National Edition features a discussion about the propaganda wars surrounding the Hobby Lobby ruling, insight into adolescent depression and a story about an Ethiopian... Read more »

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Many adults delay parenthood for these two reasons

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The falling birth rate in the United States may not be an indication that people don't want to have children, rather, it's a sign that they don't believe they can. Read more »

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Peru Fest community event celebrates culture, roots in West Valley City

Peru Fest celebrates the country's rich culture through music, dance, prizes and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. Read more »

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OLRC stages strong drama 'Elephant Man' as final summer production

A mature drama, "The Elephant Man" turns out to be the highlight of the Old Lyric Repertory Company season. Read more »

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Book review: 'A Zion Canyon Reader' shares essays about southern Utah features, peoples

This approachable survey of 150 years of Zion Canyon writing covers everything from the geological development and early native peoples to the difficult questions of conservation versus economic... Read more »

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Book review: 'Becoming Lady Lockwood' is a twist on a Regency love story

“Becoming Lady Lockwood” takes readers from balmy Jamaica, across the Atlantic to London in this Regency-era novel. Read more »

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Book review: 'Idols' is an explosive sequel in the Icons trilogy

"Idols" is a fast-paced, well-thought-out and intelligent science fiction novel that pretends to be predictable long enough to leave readers utterly surprised. Read more »

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Book review: 'Lord Grenville's Choice' makes for a quick, satisfying summer read

When the first love of Alexander Lambeth, the fifth earl of Grenville, suddenly becomes a widow, his wife Felicity is certain he will take her as a mistress. And the truth is, Alexander finds the... Read more »

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Book review: 'The One' completes the Selection series nicely

The conclusion is mildly surprising as the Selection series comes to a close. Fans of America Singer, Prince Maxon and Aspen Leger will lap up the rest of the story as the feisty girl from a lower... Read more »

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Allies With Families a lifeline for families with children with mental illness, behavioral disorders

Allies with Families, a Utah nonprofit organization, offers support and resources to parents and their children with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. A community-based program,... Read more »

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Remodeling? Experts say some projects add to home value more than others

While spring may be the season for cleaning up around the house in the Beehive State, summer is the unofficial remodeling season for many Utah homeowners. Making the decision to invest in home... Read more »

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As rom coms decline, so do conventional ideas about love

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As fewer romantic comedies are being made and even fewer get good reviews, some experts cite more outlets for the classics and new ideas about relationships and how young people consume on-screen... Read more »

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Bilingual parents: Talking to your child in your native language makes it easier for them to learn English

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Studies have found that parents who aren't native speakers of the majority language in their community should still talk to their child in whatever language they know best. Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: How to pull off being your own general contractor

Being your own general contractor for a home remodel can save you 12 percent on the total cost of the job, but it won't come free. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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'Hercules' is a wasted opportunity for The Rock

Hollywood is now officially 0-2 on Hercules movies in 2014. The first try was just bad, but this one feels like a waste. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Does getting married really increase wealth and income?

The Urban Institute has issued a report stating the millennial generation will have the lowest rates of marriage by age 40 than any previous generation. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Donny Osmond releases app to promote upcoming 60th album

Behind every song there's a story, and Donny Osmond is sharing them through a new free online app that coincides with the upcoming release of his 60th album, "The Soundtrack of My Life." Read more »

July 25, 2014

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It's safe to vaccinate kids — studies find autism risks are linked to genetics instead

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A Swedish-based study has found a genetic link to the development of autism, causing many to question previous suspicions blaming childhood vaccinations and environmental factors. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds

Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 per hour — a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton can't save 'And So it Goes'

“And So It Goes” will probably go out with a whimper instead of a bang. It’s a quiet film that means well, but good intentions won’t pave the way to box office heaven in... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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'And So It Goes': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "And So It Goes." Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Most American high schoolers don't know how to manage money

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New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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