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It's 'trauma season' in Utah for children: Here's how to protect them this summer

Summer’s a killer. It’s prime time for injury deaths, says Dr. Todd Grey. Keeping kids safe is everyone’s job.

ValueSpeak: 'The forget-me-nots of the angels' on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time for remembering, with flowers representing what Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called "the forget-me-nots of the angels" — or, in some cases, smelly irises and lilacs. Read more »

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About Utah: Reliving their great escape — from a movie seat

In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »

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Family stress and poverty affect student success, study says

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A survey of top teachers in the nation shows that family stress and poverty are the top factors that affect student success. Read more »

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Studies show different roles of mothers benefit children in different ways

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Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »

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Photos: Thrill seekers take on stunt-filled 5K

Despite poor weather on Saturday, participants took on the 5K ThrillSeeker Experience course in Pleasant Grove. Read more »

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'Kid History' creators announce Utah YouTuber convention featuring 'Studio C,' Glozel, Stuart Edge, others

Brett and John Roberts, brothers and creators of Bored Shorts TV, announced Friday that Utah's first YouTube convention will be held in August, bringing together YouTube stars such as Glozel, the... Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: Top remodeling projects that impact appraisals

Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Carson Ellis' picture book 'Home' depicts dwellings both realistic and fantastic

Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Book review: 'Microfarming for Profit' helps gardeners take their hobby into a small business

Dave DeWitt's "Microfarming for Profit: From Garden to Glory" shares the basics of microfarming, from crop types to tools to marketing. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Why exposing your children to another language is one of the best things you can do

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A new study shows that children who are bilingual, or are at least regularly exposed to a second language, may better understand what other people may want, need or see. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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'Poltergeist' remake is fun for a while but crashes hard

“Poltergeist’s” official IMDb page insists that producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan are going to “reimagine and contemporize” the original 1982 film, but the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Fourth season of ‘Dr. Kildare’ leads TV shows new to DVD this week

Episodes with Walter Matthau, Lee Marvin and Angie Dickinson highlight the fourth season of the 1960s medical drama “Dr. Kildare,” which is now on DVD. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas reflects on 'Survivor' experience

Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas was one of five remaining castaways going into the “Survivor” season finale last Wednesday. She was the first one of the five voted off and became part of the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Disney's 'Tomorrowland' is a surprisingly violent take on the line between utopia and catastrophe

Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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100 deadly days of summer: What you must do to keep your kids safe

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Many preventable child deaths go up in the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, including drownings, those involving vehicles and even youth suicide. But there are simple steps parents can... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Navy commander thanks his single mother in touching video

Navy commander Ryan Breed, living in Norfolk, Virginia, surprised his mother, Cindy Breed, in Moreno Valley, California, with a video delivery from Teleflora thanking her for what she has done for... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Report: Millennials in Utah mirror dropping birth, religious rates in U.S.

Utah is well ahead of the national curve of millennials becoming the largest living generation this year, according to a Utah Foundation report released Thursday. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Goodbye, 'American Idol'

I will always remember my time on “Idol” and hope anyone who has a dream has the courage — and the perseverance — to chase it down. It’s possible. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Five for Families: ‘Cinderella’ adds depth to classic tale

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 »

May 21, 2015

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How to win a text argument with a loved one, according to Google

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Maybe you and your spouse are having an argument over text. Well, Google may soon have a solution and a way for you to end the debates. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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The Clean Cut: NBA star's 2-year-old daughter steals spotlight during news conference

Stephen Curry's 2-year-old daughter stole the spotlight during a news conference Tuesday night following the Golden State Warriors' 110-106 win over the Houston Rockets. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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These three countries offer insights into the challenges families face in an aging society

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At the end of WWII, the United States, Italy and Germany each had about the same elderly population. Now a new Pew report examines what family support looks like in each of them — and... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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21 things to look forward to at Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

This year is the 60th anniversary of the opening of the world's most famous theme park, Disneyland. The festivities and celebrations for this diamond anniversary will begin May 22. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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