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Music in the air: Outdoor concerts getting underway around the state

Music ranging from country to pop to classical will fill outdoor venues across the state this summer.

Where they stand: O'Malley on some issues of 2016 campaign

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced his candidacy Saturday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president. Here's a look at where he stands on some issues: Read more »

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ValueSpeak: 'The good life' may not be what you thought it would be

I only wanted three things for my high school graduation: a really nice watch, a really good kiss and some idea what the heck I was going to do for the next 60 years or so. Read more »

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Steve Eaton: This column was not typed with my brain

I used to take it for granted that I could sit down and just type something on my computer. Recently, it has not been so easy. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Book review: New YA novels share family, faith, suspense

Anna Banks creates two likable characters and a "ripped from the headlines" plot in "Joyride." Jennifer Mathieu shares how a teen deals with questions about faith in "Devoted." In Emmy Laybourne's... Read more »

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Book review: 'Wizard of Oz' retelling 'Spelled' is a clever, funny read

Utah author Betsy Schow's clever and funny retelling of "The Wizard of Oz" is sure to entertain readers with its twists and plays on the original classic. Read more »

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Book review: Utah County setting for YA action novel 'Ink and Ashes'

In "Ink and Ashes," a story set in Provo, Utah, Claire Takata finds a letter on the 10th anniversary of her father's death that leads her to believe that her mother and stepfather are keeping... Read more »

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Book review: 'The Water Knife' envisions a future where water is more precious than gold

In the not-too-distant future, America's western states are fighting for water. In "The Water Knife," state leaders are using the national guard and militias to defend their water supplies from... Read more »

19 hours ago

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Renovation Solutions: How soggy basement carpet changed 2 lives for the better

People start home remodels for many different reasons and circumstances. For Gayla Black and Teresa Frost, a basement flood did the trick. Read more »

21 hours ago

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‘Wife bonus:’ Is paying women extra for child care and housework the answer?

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Even though motherhood and a happy family may be their own reward, some women are getting an added “wife bonus” as an extra incentive for managing their household and taking care of... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: David Archuleta, Lexi Walker sing 'The Prayer' at Father of the Year Gala

David Archuleta and Lexi Walker entertained attendees at the Father of the Year Gala in Salt Lake City with a duet of "The Prayer." Read more »

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Doug's Take: 'Tomorrowland' not as good as hoped

When the word got out that Disney was producing a movie titled “Tomorrowland,” the speculation and anticipation started. So what was actually delivered? I’m still trying to figure... Read more »

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Five for Families: ‘Tomorrowland’ praises innovation

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Stuttering comedian wins over 'America's Got Talent' audience

A stuttering comedian fell to his knees after judges on NBC's "America's Got Talent" gave him a standing ovation and cleared him to move on to the next round to compete for the prize of $1 million. Read more »

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Hero2Hire helps veterans, spouses find employment

The Hero2Hired job fair kicked off Thursday at the Davis Conference Center. The job fair helps military members, veterans and their spouses find employment. Read more »

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'San Andreas' levels California with B-movie mayhem

“San Andreas” is a perfect B-movie distraction film. It’s the harmless second-tier ride you take at the amusement park while killing time between the headliners. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Devin Graham films people walking with the help of prosthetic legs for the first time

Amputees and children born with physical disabilities receive prosthetic legs in the newest YouTube video from videographer Devin Graham. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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What is the most Hawaiian movie set in Hawaii? The answer might surprise you

Cameron Crowe's latest, "Aloha," has come under fire for its "whitewashed" portrayal of Hawaii, and it's just the latest in a long list of movies that misrepresent America's 50th state. So what... Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Utah Jazz: Hugh Greenwood isn’t just a hoops prospect, he’s a philanthropist

Family comes first for ex-New Mexico guard Hugh Greenwood, who worked out with the Utah Jazz Wednesday. Greenwood took his mother’s battle with breast cancer as a way to help others in New... Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: How to be anchored by the beautiful moments of motherhood

I have developed a few strategies to give the rare, perfect moments in motherhood even more weight so they can anchor me through the difficult moments I face every day. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Why my husband never sleeps on the couch and other marriage advice to ignore

There's good advice and not-so-good advice when it comes to marriage. Here are 6 ideas you can ignore as you work to strengthen your marriage and find happiness with your spouse. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Book review: Authors share photos, history of where the Pony Express crossed Utah

Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Are your possessions stealing your happiness?

I am reclaiming my life from all the "stuff" weighing my family down. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Wright Words: Utah songwriter takes dreams to stage at Cottonwood High School

Utah-native Nate Gagon is the creator of "A Father’s Day” — an original musical. Like a dream that never stops singing, the project combines passion for music with a deep desire... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Balancing act: Does parenting bring happiness? For me, absolutely

As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Cemeteries bring memories of family spread near and far

Family members may be spread far and wide, but searching cemetery records online can bring them closer. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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