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20 things I wish I had known before having children

Perhaps you can gain some wisdom from this list of things I wish somebody had explained to me.

My view: A lifetime of thoughtful, honest words

Papers trim down. They make painful cuts to staff. It would be questionable if even Clark Kent could get a job at the Daily Planet. Read more »

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Balancing act: Self-confidence is key to success at work

A recent survey found that 89 percent of U.S. workers believe they deserve a raise, and 54 percent plan to ask for one this year. But when faced with the prospect of asking for an increase in pay,... Read more »

5 hours ago

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Alex Boye to make second appearance on NBC's 'America's Got Talent'

LDS musician and Utah resident Alex Boye will once again be featured on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Read more »

15 hours ago

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The Clean Cut: Boy receives first pediatric double-hand transplant, tells children to hold on to their dreams

One 8-year-old boy will be able to throw a football and climb the monkey bars for the first time in his life after receiving the first ever pediatric double-hand transplant. Read more »

18 hours ago

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ValueSpeak: 'Goodbye, Farewell and Amen'

According to my calculations, this is the 1,314th time I’ve situated myself in front of a computer keyboard to write a weekly column that attempts to look at contemporary issues from the... Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: 4 ways to help your children get along

As with so many parts of mothering, the easiest thing to do is not always best. These four approaches are worth the extra effort. Read more »

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From Russia with love: Italian swimmer proposes marriage after gold-medal win

It started with nausea and vomiting. It ended with a winning strategy. And it was punctuated with a marriage proposal. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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'Dedication to education': Outgoing Utah Symphony associate conductor to direct final concert after 4 years of service

Vladimir Kulenovic, associate conductor for the Utah Symphony, will be conducting his final performance with the symphony Aug. 5 at the Deer Valley Music Festival in Park City. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Author's take on David and Goliath is a reminder there is more to a person than a label

When David openly challenges class president Veronica, he thinks he's got her figured out. When it lands him in the race against her, he discovers that maybe perfect Veronica isn't so perfect after... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Beating the odds: Trip to the White House helps two Utah students chart a future

Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Finding more space without an addition

Adding more space to your home is more than just adding additional square footage. Smart remodels can change the way your house works for you without an addition. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Chris Hicks: ‘Mystery Science Theater’ episodes make their DVD debut this week

1950s delinquents, a giant spider and a ‘HARM’-ful spy are mocked by the Mystery Science Theater’ crew in episodes making their DVD debut this week. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Musician's movie theater proposal garners 3.7 million views

Some girls dream of marrying a movie star, and one girl's boyfriend made that dream a reality. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Think twice about where you get your baby advice

National Edition

A study released by Pediatrics found that many mothers report receiving inaccurate and conflicting advice on caring for a new baby, and often don't receive much advice from doctors at all —... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Cruise, Ferguson deliver a winner with thrilling 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation'

There is no actor on the face of the planet who works as hard to entertain his audience as Tom Cruise. He's become the world’s preeminent thrill-seeking philanthropist, and the philanthropist... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation." Read more »

July 31, 2015

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'Brickumentary' is a routine documentary on a celebrated toy

Legos can do lots of things. That’s the surface message of “A Lego Brickumentary,” a new film that feels more like a promotional piece for the celebrated building blocks than a... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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UTubers: Stuart Edge performs a magic trick with Lindsey Stirling

Stuart Edge's latest trick involves a cake, the cover of Lindsey Stirling's memoir and the card-selecting skills of Stirling herself. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Mormon thrill ride creator still generating excitement at age 74

The creator of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Supreme Scream and the Stratosphere's Big Shot in Las Vegas has created a new attraction in Logan. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Ant-Man' has a winning formula

I think I’m perilously close to becoming a bonafide superhero/comic book character nerd. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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'The Book of Mormon' musical is an equal-opportunity offender

Should Mormons find "The Book of Mormon" musical offensive? Yes. Not because they're Mormons, but because they're human beings. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Five for Families: ‘The Muppets' will entertain kids and adults

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 »

July 30, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Animated ‘Home’ and Russell Crowe’s ‘Water Diviner’ on Blu-ray, DVD

The cartoon movie for kids, “Home,” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with Russell Crowe’s directing debut, “The Water Diviner.” Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Chris Hicks: ‘Star Trek IV,’ ‘Grease,’ ‘Clueless’ among oldies in theaters during August

Among the vintage favorites being revived on theater screens during August are “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” “Grease Sing-A-Long,” “High Society” and... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Little-known facts about the Mission: Impossible series

A look at the history and behind-the-scenes insanity that has helped the Mission: Impossible series stay fresh after nearly 50 years. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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