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11-year-old Utahn honors grandfather with cancer by skating to song he wrote

Winnabel Campbell skated to a song her grandfather wrote for a Skate for Cancer event in March.

The Clean Cut: Texas junior asks friend with special needs to prom

Posters and flowers may be common ways for high school boys to ask girls to prom, but Luis Velasquez's "promposal" is attracting an extraordinary amount of attention. Read more »

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This couple lost their wedding location the day of their wedding. What their family did next changed everything

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A couple who lost their wedding location on the day they tied the knot learned the value of family. Here's that couple's story. Read more »

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Does being married bring you closer to God?

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Married mothers are more religious than single and cohabiting mothers, according to a new study from the Bowling Green National Center for Family and Marriage Research. Read more »

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How to prevent cognitive decline related to aging

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The Institute of Medicine says families can do a lot to prevent cognitive decline related to aging. Brain health is as influenced by lifestyle choices like exercise and diet as heart health is. Read more »

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Why an airline CEO wants single pilots to get married

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The CEO of Turkish Airlines wants his single pilots to get married. He believes it will provide them with some stability. Read more »

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She paid for a family's groceries and got this heartwarming letter in return two years later

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When Emily paid for the groceries of the family in front of her at the store, she had no idea she'd get something back more than two years later. Read more »

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Could you eat healthy on $4 a day?

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Celebrities, politicians and CEOs have tried to feed themselves for $4.32 a day, the amount allocated per person for SNAP, formerly called food stamps. But what does taking the SNAP challenge... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Pornography conference probes perils, solutions

The annual Utah Coalition Against Pornography conference is among the largest of its kind in the country. The one-day event, which took place Saturday, focuses on educating the public about the... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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The UK is unrolling age ratings for YouTube videos, why not here?

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The United Kingdom is rolling out age advisories for some videos on YouTube, but experts say the U.S. is a harder sell for such measures. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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This chart shows your heart rate spikes during a marriage proposal

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Nervous about popping The Question? You're not alone. This man charted his heart beats so you don't have to. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, South

After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later,... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Netflix's 'Daredevil' wrestles with faith amid rise of atheist TV characters

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As the number of atheist TV characters rises, it's easy to forget how many past characters have professed faith. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Picture books with animal plushes available through Kohl's Cares this spring

Four books with coordinating plush toys from the author/illustrator team Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are available at Kohl’s stores through June 27 as part of the Kohl’s Cares... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Book review: 'Jack' shares 'true' story of beanstalk adventure

Liesl Shurtliff's "Jack" is a new, creative twist on the traditional tales of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Jack the Giant Killer." Read more »

April 17, 2015

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The Clean Cut: After dad's death, brother makes father-daughter wedding dance memorable

Andrea Middleton's father died from pancreatic cancer before he was able to walk her down the aisle, but her brother stepped in to make her father-daughter dance especially memorable. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Steve Eaton: I feel the earth move under my feet and I think 'brain damage'

Have you ever questioned the sanity of someone playing music in their car so loudly that everyone in a three-block area, inside or outside of buildings, can hear it? Did you ever have brain damage... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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AP Was There: Original AP report of Oklahoma bombing

EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people and injured... Read more »

April 17, 2015

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How parents can keep family screen time under control

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A new Pew Research Center study highlights that preoccupation with smartphones isn't just a problem for kids, but for the whole family. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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There is no such thing as a bulletproof marriage

Falling in love is spontaneous, unexpected, surprising, a little reckless and oh so easy. Rising in love is deliberate, thought-out, scheduled and sometimes very, very hard. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Sherry Young: Protecting our family in the age of the Internet

Grit and I, and many of our friends, often comment how we are glad not to be rearing children in this day and age. Our hope is our children are still better equipped to deal with what is facing... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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'Monkey Kingdom' is educational, entertaining and very funny

Last year, Disneynature gave us a startling and intimate look at the Alaskan wilderness in “Bears.” Now, the nature documentary division of the Magic Kingdom is back with its eighth... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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New trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hints at the importance of family

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There's a new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film. The main theme of that trailer? The importance of the Skywalker family. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Daughter sends message to father in space by car

A 13-year-old girl from Houston wanted to send her father a message, but as an astronaut on the International Space Station, he is unusually hard to reach. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Ask Mr. Dad: How to handle stress of going back to work too soon

Dear Mr. Dad: We really need my salary to make ends meet, but the prospect of leaving my baby is making me miserable. I have no idea what I can do to feel better about this situation. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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19 fictional depictions of Abraham Lincoln

From Henry Fonda in "Young Mr. Lincoln" to Daniel Day-Lewis' Oscar-winning portrayal in "Lincoln" to animated depictions of "Honest Abe" on TV, the legendary and beloved president has been... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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