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In music video, new local boy band tells Provo women they are beautiful

After talking to a friend about her insecurities, Date Night wrote a song that reminds women they are beautiful.

ValueSpeak: Breathing the invigorating air of enlightenment

It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted. Read more »

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Book review: The Creature from My Closet is back with 'Katfish' (+videos)

"Katfish" is the fourth in the series by Utah author Obert Skye about a boy who has strange creatures that appear out of his closet from the unread books he has stashed there. Read more »

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Book review: 'The Forbidden Flats' continues Sky Jumpers series with depth, discovery

The adventure isn't over for Hope and the other residents of White Rock. When an earthquake turns out to be more threatening than the bandits they just got rid of, Hope must travel a long distance,... Read more »

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Book review: 'Hope After Suicide' shares healing after mother's suicide

Wendy, 12, woke to the cries of her dad, who had just found his wife — her mom — lying on the bathroom floor after taking her own life. It was then that Wendy's life ended, too. "Hope... Read more »

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Ririe-Woodbury seeks to 'give back' through contemporary dance

Since its creation in 1964, contemporary dance company Ririe-Woodbury has continued to promote the idea that “dance is for everybody.” Read more »

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Repertory Dance Theatre spreads appreciation for modern dance

Almost 50 years since its founding, Repertory Dance Theatre is still a thriving dance company “dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation and appreciation of modern dance,”... Read more »

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Book review: 'Deadly Wandering' raises ethics questions about society, technology

"A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention" tells the story of a young man caught in an accident that propels a criminal investigation and grapples with ethical... Read more »

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Families pull families out of poverty

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A program called Circles matches a poor family with three or four middle and upper-income families that form a volunteer support group. The program operates in 23 states. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Rascal Flatts prays with cancer patient during hospital visit

The country group Rascal Flatts decided to make a surprise visit to one of their biggest fans at All Children's Hospital in Florida. Read more »

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‘Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Castle,’ ‘CSI’ and more on Blu-ray, DVD this week

The latest seasons of a variety of popular TV shows are on Blu-ray and/or DVD this week, led by “The Big Bang Theory,” “Castle,” “CSI,” “Hawaii... Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: Guarding your house against floods

In past weeks, we have discussed our valley’s potential for earthquakes and landslides and options to remediate our homes in preparation for a disaster. This week we will consider another... Read more »

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5 everyday phrases that have religious origins

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Here's a list of phrases we hear in our everyday lives that actually have religious ties. This article compares everyday pop culture examples with their origins in the Bible. Read more »

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Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Read more »

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'I love you': A guide to saying those three powerful words

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Worried about saying "I love you" to your significant other? Well, here's a guide to help you say it at the right time with the right meaning. Read more »

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'The Voice' returns Monday with Pharrell, Stefani

Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. Read more »

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Suspenseful 'Maze Runner' dodges limitations of its genre

Take three dozen teenage boys, wipe their memories and drop them in a square-shaped courtyard surrounded by an impenetrable 40-foot maze, and you have a recipe for trouble. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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'The Maze Runner': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "The Maze Runner." Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Summer movie season wasn't so bad for 'the Big Six' movie studios

Hollywood is whining about the summer movie season, but every major movie studio had big hits — and one title crossed the $1 billion mark. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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The latest ‘Godzilla’ reboot leads movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

The umpteenth reboot of “Godzilla,” which is the ninth biggest hit of the year (so far), leads new movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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'Alive Inside' is a testament to the healing power of music

“Alive Inside” is a worthwhile reminder that life is a beautiful thing, and that something simple like music can unlock the life within our most isolated peers. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Kevin Kline highlights excellent cast in 'My Old Lady'

“My Old Lady” is a movie about character and story and performance. If you want to have a moving experience in a film, here’s a nice opportunity. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Supporters for traditional marriage focus on children

Supporters of traditional marriage returned to deck the Utah State Capitol in pink and blue Thursday night, a week before the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear Utah's appeal on behalf of... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Riverton Hospital expansion aims to meet growing demand

Riverton Hospital broke ground for a new 120,000-square-foot addition on Thursday. Expansion of services aims to meet the needs of a growing community. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Chiefs' Reid dedicated to domestic abuse victims

Beth Sturman's voice lights up when she remembers a fund-raising gala that she helped put on for Laurel House a few years ago. Most of the volunteers in charge were women, she recalled, so... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Why do Elsa's and Anna's parents have to die in 'Frozen'?

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A look into why Disney princesses rarely have mothers, and how Disney is actually maintaining notions of responsibility through its deliberate choice to remove mothers from its films. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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