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Nonprofit intervention program in Arizona seeks to lift troubled youths

Since 1988, about 3,200 people between the ages of 12 and 25 have participated in the program.

The Clean Cut: Child plays peekaboo with gorilla at the zoo

A toddler made a new friend at the zoo last week: a gorilla. In a YouTube video posted Saturday, 2-year-old Isaiah Chute plays peekaboo with a gorilla. Read more »

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UTubers: Hailey Devine takes fans to Fiji

Blogger and YouTuber Hailey Devine and a group of her followers went on a humanitarian service trip to Fiji in August. She documented the experience through video blogs where she and the other... Read more »

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Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exercise

Family therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren't connecting, but it's probably not what one expects. Read more »

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Utah company brings Disney characters to digital life

"Disney Infinity" characters stand just a few inches tall. But for Utahn Jeff Bunker, each toy figure is a huge undertaking. Read more »

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13-year-old keeps dad alive after he was injured by falling boulder

Crushed by a boulder, a Utah dad is lucky to be alive after a wild week in the wilderness with his son. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected, though still below what many... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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UTubers: Al Fox Carraway talks about motherhood, encourages others to smile, be happy

In a recent video, Al Fox Carraway, better known as "the tattooed Mormon," shared her thoughts on becoming a mother, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and having a... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Rowing alone: Author channels life on water with kids' book

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An Eastern Shore of Virginia native who grew up fishing and crabbing on Onancock Creek has authored a children's book celebrating life on the water and the creatures that live in the Chesapeake Bay. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Children taste dark chocolate for the first time, do not enjoy it

It seems the bitter taste of dark chocolate isn't for everyone, especially children. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: When remodeling, don't forget interior views

A home designed with interior views in mind can connect the family and create a more comfortable, inspiring place to live. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Chris Hicks: New ‘Elementary,’ ‘Good Wife’ season sets lead TV shows on DVD

Season sets of “Elementary” and “The Good Wife” lead TV shows that have arrived on DVD this week. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Want your marriage to last? Have another child

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New research says that even though your happiness dips after having a child, it'll rebound quicker when you have a second child. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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U.S. kids react — hilariously — to international school lunches

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Cut Video offered some American children traditional school lunches from across the world, and, as their faces show, they thought some were better than others. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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'Once I Was a Beehive' gets national release

The faith-based comedy "Once I Was a Beehive" is coming to theaters nationwide. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Family of teenage girl with burns on 65 percent of her body grateful for community support

Baylee Hoaldridge's parents say they're blown away by the outpouring of love and support from family, friends and complete strangers. Their daughter was burned from the chest down in an ATV... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Why do we need an R-rated Hobbit movie?

“The Hobbit” isn’t “Braveheart,” and whatever the new R-rated Extended Edition of “The Battle of Five Armies” is, it isn’t “The Hobbit.” Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Intuition: The sweet spot between helicopter and free-range parenting

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Could a new type of parenting — "Intuitive Parenting" — be the answer for a balance experts want parents to find between the two intense sides of helicopter parenting and free-range... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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‘Jackie & Ryan’ showcases beauty of Utah and talents of local actors, film crews

“Utah was a beautiful place to film,” said "Jackie & Ryan" director, Ami Canaan Mann. She also said, "The talent in Utah is extraordinary, really extraordinary. It was an embarrassment... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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The Clean Cut: 5-year-old British boy reacts to news of becoming a big brother

In a video posted Saturday by his mother, 5-year-old Ethan reacts to the news that he will soon be a big brother and asks his mother if it's really true nearly a dozen times. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Chris Hicks: A trio of family friendly films lead new movies on DVD this week

A faith film, a literary adaptation and a riff on “Cinderella” arrive on DVD this week. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Chris Hicks: End-of-summer throwaway movies bring blockbuster season to a close

As summer winds down, throwaway movies pop up in the multiplexes, a sure sign that Hollywood’s blockbuster season is winding down. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Five for Families: Kick off football season with these films

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Because not all are appropriate for younger children,... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Trust, forgiveness and repentance are important when dealing with infidelity

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Ashley Madison, a social network designed for people looking to have affairs, dominated the news this week. And Christians were no strangers to it. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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UTubers: Utah man creates world's largest balloon animal

Jeremy Telford does not take balloon art lightly. He created a dog composed entirely of balloons that came in at 65 feet long and 32 feet tall, earning him a place in the Guinness World Records... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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