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New Zealand airline releases 'Hobbit' safety video with cameos

The New Zealand airline is at it again. The company released its second 'Hobbit' safety video.

Updated newborn screening test picks up rare condition in Utah baby

A fairly recent addition to Utah's newborn screening protocol has detected its first case of a rare but sometimes fatal condition. Read more »

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For a waitress, sexual harassment is an accepted part of the job

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While only 7 percent of American women work in the restaurant industry, a total of 37 percent of sexual harassment claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission comes from that... Read more »

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Taking the scare out of the cost of Halloween

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Spending on Halloween can reach surprisingly scary levels. Here's how to hold down the cost without holding down the fun in the process. Read more »

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Young adult author shamed for stalking critic after bad review

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Kathleen Hale, author of "No One Else Can Have You," is facing an Internet firestorm after writing an essay about how she stalked a blogger who gave her an unfavorable rating. Read more »

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Bill Murray shines as 'St. Vincent'

Bill Murray's performance in "St. Vincent" is something special. Even with a career full of iconic roles, it's hard to think of a time he has brought this much weight to a character. Read more »

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Horror cliches abound in tedious 'Ouija'

Reason is nowhere to be found in “Ouija,” a film that pounds out an array of horror clichÉs that is bigger than Neil Peart’s drum kit. Read more »

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Stay lifted on adoptions by same-sex parents in Utah

The Utah Supreme Court lifted a stay Thursday on same-sex adoptions in the state. Read more »

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Obtaining driver's license a rite of passage that eludes most teens in Utah foster care system

Less than 2 percent of Utah teens in the state foster care system are able to obtain driver's licenses. Foster teens and the Division of Child and Family Services are asking lawmakers to consider a... Read more »

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The immortal monster: Dracula on the screen

To celebrate the newest incarnation of Dracula on NBC's new television series, take a look back at some of the famous faces that have brought the count to life onscreen. Read more »

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Foreign films lead new movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

A variety of films from around the world lead these movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

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Have 'The Simpsons' gotten a bad rap?

When former President Bush derided "The Simpsons" 20 years ago, he overlooked the morally redeeming qualities of this long-running series. Read more »

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Classic films to help make your Halloween horror-ific

As local big screens gear up for the next round of vintage movie revivals, the original “Psycho” and “The Phantom of the Opera” are playing locally to usher in Halloween. Read more »

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Which language should bilingual parents teach their children? Research says both

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Recent research studies and experts suggest that teaching your child two languages will enhances his or her brain development. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Candy-dispensing ice maker goes viral

Why go trick-or-treating when you can get candy straight out of your refrigerator’s ice dispenser? One man’s idea has gone viral in the last 24 hours while leaving viewers thinking,... Read more »

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#ThrowbackThursday: Why do we love the '90s?

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The 1990s were a fascinating time from a pop culture perspective. But why did people love it so much? Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Modern-day good Samaritan carries opponent across finish line

With less than half a mile remaining in the final cross country race of her high school career, Melanie Bailey had a decision to make. Read more »

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Cottonwood Heights seeks kids’ drawings for city celebration

Cottonwood Heights is looking for drawings it could use to celebrate the city’s 10th anniversary. Read more »

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Canyons School District library specialist to hike on Everest for literacy awareness

Educating all children around the world is a cause dear to Canyons School District library specialist Barbara Hopkins. And she's willing to hike 17,000 feet on the world's tallest peak for it. Read more »

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Marvel superheroes power up 'Disney Infinity 2.0'

Disney Infinity, a game franchise already massive in scale and bursting with purchasing options, just added a lot more muscle. Read more »

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Data you can't ignore: Parents are happier than the rest of the country

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American parents with kids under 18 still in the house are happier than those without kids and the rest of the country. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Group meeting in Salt Lake to plan 2015 World Congress of Families

Participants from 22 nations began strategic planning Tuesday for the 2015 World Congress of Families in Salt Lake City, the first U.S. city to host an event criticized by gay activists for... Read more »

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Most popular Halloween costumes

America will spend about $7.4 billion on Halloween this year, $2.8 billion of which will be costumes. And consumers are projected to spend more on adult costumes than ones for children. Read more »

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Should a woman take her husband's name? Here's what the poll says

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After George Clooney's wife decided to take his name, blogs lit up with discussion. Here's what a Huffington Post poll found when it simply asked readers what they think. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Expert advice on no-spank discipline that really works

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Child development experts offer the best of nonphysical discipline that really works to get child behavior on track and build strong family relationships. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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