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10 reasons a traditional marriage is better than a two-year beta marriage

Trying to figure out if you should try this beta marriage thing and do a two-year trial?

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The top 10 toys for boys, circa 1965

They don't make 'em like they used to...kids, I mean. Nowadays they sit on the couch with their parent's smartphone playing games. Back in the day, we had some REAL toys to play with, and to... Read more »

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5 PG movies that aren't exactly kid friendly

We take a closer look at some PG movies that might not be as wholesome as you think. Read more »

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NBC announces lead for live musical 'Peter Pan'

NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying "Girls" star Allison Williams. Read more »

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In the Whirled: The happiest place on earth

Can geography determine happiness, or is happiness simply a state of mind? Read more »

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Tips for living: Author provides a guide to 'Choosing Your Eternal Companion'

In 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a document called "The Family: A Proclamation to the World." Robert K. McIntosh uses this to instruct the reader in how to choose... Read more »

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Humor: 4 common garden pests and what to do about them

Are you troubled by Bigfoot or Snatchers in your garden? We have some concrete solutions to these common garden pests. Read more »

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Small cars fare poorly in crash safety tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: 3 ways to support children in their interests

Do your children have interests and talents in areas that are new to you? How do you encourage them? Read more »

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Why public special education programs are flopping in NYC

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New York City is now spending $200 million on private schools for special education. Critics argue that this is sapping the city's ability to provide special education in mainstream schools, let... Read more »

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Provo's waffle truck started by a motivated father, encouraged by his family

Adam Terry owns Waffle Love, one of Provo's most successful food trucks. Read more »

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Arianne Brown: Digging deep at the Deseret News marathon

Last week, I ran the Deseret News marathon. After 26.2 miles of enduring heat and other elements both mental and physical, I crossed the finish line. It was a challenging race, but it was in those... Read more »

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A dozen children's books I could read every day

Nothing is better than snuggling up to a good book and escaping into its pages with your child. Then there are books you sneak into your thrift shop donation box, hoping you’ll never have to... Read more »

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Hispanics are buying more movie tickets, but they're still not on the silver screen

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Hispanics are flocking to movie theaters in droves. But are they being underrepresented on screen? Read more »

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13 gym class games that will make you miss your childhood

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Gym class was an excellent time for you as a kid. Take a look back at that time with these 13 different games. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Two popular YouTube singers perform all parts in 'Wicked' medley

Two YouTube singers who have become known for their a cappella performances joined together to perform multiple songs from the musical "Wicked." Read more »

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5 Tinder success stories that will make you believe in love all over again

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Think love is dead and Tinder is the killer? Here are five stories that will make you think differently. Read more »

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Two powerful forces make American families more fragile

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The American family has become less stable because of two forces that are battering its once-stable foundations. That doesn't mean either factor is bad, but the combination can seriously shake... Read more »

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Wright Words: Bad days are inevitable — complaining is not

To my pal who thinks all my days are perfection, think again. Just because I don't dwell on them doesn't mean I don't get punched in the mouth like everyone else. Bad days are inevitable —... Read more »

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In high school, higher standards lead to higher dropout rates

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The high school class of 2014 saw more dropouts than that of 2013 because of new exit exams and course requirements. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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The wrath of Comic-Con: S.L. convention readies for trademark fight

The founders of Utah's year-old comic and pop-culture convention are preparing to fight on behalf of geeks everywhere as the reigning San Diego Comic-Con attempts to claim the title "Comic Con" for... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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What if money became repugnant?

What if we used human teeth as money? Giving it away would be so much better than having incisors and molars hanging around. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Sundance's 'Fiddler' makes tradition fun, fresh

The Sundance production of the classic "Fiddler On The Roof" has it all: a talented cast, a meaningful story, beautiful dances, songs and breathtaking forest surroundings. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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First trailer for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' hits the Web

The last trip to Middle Earth is still a few months away, but now moviegoers have a glimpse at what the final chapter in The Hobbit saga, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,”... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Bicycle ride honors fallen Marine, raises money for charity

Former U.S. Marine Corp. Sgt. Kay Knight is riding his bicycle from Boston to Seattle in honor of a fallen Marine and to raise awareness and funds for Child’s Play charity. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Katie Couric interviews Mormon mom from Cute Girls Hairstyles

Mindy McKnight, a mother of six and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints recently discussed her successful hairstyling YouTube channel with Katie Couric. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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