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Parents, do your kids trust the Internet too much?

Experts say it is crucial for parents to have conversations with children about the reliability of online content.

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Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Read more »

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Steve Eaton: eBay exile is small price to pay to be the proud owner of the holy grail of briefcases

I don't know who Jeffrey Benjamin is. No one does. But I own part of his famous "desktop collection," and it has changed my life. Read more »

15 hours ago

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'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all... Read more »

16 hours ago

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day

Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings,... Read more »

23 hours ago

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Millennials are driving less, but why?

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Teens are not driving as much as their parents, and they're not lining up to get their licenses, either. But whether it marks a new trend that will endure or not is unknown. And the theories range... Read more »

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200,000th digitized book milestone announced

FamilySearch recently announced the publication of the 200,000th digitized historical book online at books.familysearch.org. The books are from a variety of libraries and organizations in the U.S.... Read more »

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Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts

At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about... Read more »

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ValueSpeak: How did my toddler grandson survive a precarious situation? God knows

Jon and I didn't save Will last Sunday; we only retrieved him. Someone else saved him. And God knows. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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'Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures' is a delightful addition to middle grade fantasy

Authors Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater combine forces and their obsession with adorable animals to bring young readers a delightful story that will change the way they see magical creatures... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Book review: 'The Eternity Key' mixes adventure, Greek mythology and choices

Utah author Bree Despain’s "The Eternity Key," the second book in her Into the Dark series, is an adventurous story that brings its own modern twists to Greek mythology and goes beyond the... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Book review: Method meets intuition and flourishes in 'Straight Talk' parenting book

Vicki Hoefle's "Straight Talk" parenting book pairs trust-your-gut advice with proven strategies to help parents raise "grow" children to become capable adults. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Newfound perspective inspires parents to say, 'I'm sorry, Mom'

In a video by Journey Box Media, parents apologize for what they did as children. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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5-year-old boy uses unique superpower to save his mom from death

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A boy in Colorado saved his mother's life by calling 9-1-1 after she went into diabetic shot. Here's a video that shows the power of a son's love for his mother. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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5-year-old rings bell, celebrates end of cancer treatments

A bell rings in the halls of Primary Children’s Hospital. It’s the joyous sound of someone ringing a bell to celebrate the last of their cancer treatments. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Stepmoms navigate sometimes-tricky trail, but relationship rewards can be great

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Stephanie Webb is a stepmother who works hard to help the kids thrive while honoring the memory of their mother. The role of stepmother comes without a map, but the skills needed also bring out the... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The little-known benefit to cleaning your home

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According to author Peter Walsh, there’s a significant correlation between a messy house and a person’s stress, which can lead to weight gain. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The case for renewing the War on Poverty

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A "two-tier" America stands in the way of social mobility and thwarts opportunity for young people to secure their future, which is important for everyone, according to experts at a summit... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Fauna board game is fun, family friendly and filled with animals

Animals are everywhere in Fauna, a board game by FoxMind for two to six players. Players are testing their knowledge about the animal world. The game is educational, fun and family friendly. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Doug's Take: Blake Lively is mesmerizing in 'The Age of Adaline'

It’s a movie to savor. It’s a movie to ponder. It’s “The Age of Adaline.” Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: A different view of the parable of the talents

"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Here's my favorite 'Age of Ultron' plot twist

Most action heroes in the big blockbusters are loners too busy saving the world and/or galaxy to settle down with a wife and kids. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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’50 to 1’ and ‘Paddington’ lead new movies on DVD, Blu-ray this week

Uplifting family-friendly films ’50 to 1’ and ‘Paddington’ are on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Utah Symphony to perform Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony

The Utah Symphony will perform French composer Camille Saint-SaËns’ Organ Symphony with Richard Elliott, primary organist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Five for Families: ‘Lemurs’ is accessible to all ages

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

April 30, 2015

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Little 1959 independent film ‘Face of Fire’ is a study of prejudice, fear

Raggedy independent film “Face of Fire” from 1959 manages to hold up as a riveting study of fear and prejudice. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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