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20 places in Utah where kids eat free, or for discounted rates

Here is a list of 20 family-friendly places in Utah that offer free or discounted food for kids.

Misdiagnosed bipolar: One girl’s struggle to get the right treatment

One day, Tessa Gallo was a typical sixth-grader, performing in school plays, running on the track team, goofing around with her two sisters and giggling with girlfriends at sleepovers. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: When it comes to financial decisions, ask yourself, which lasts longer?

When we have a little extra disposable income, what should we spend it on? Everyone’s circumstances are different and unique, but it might do all of us some good to try to think a little... Read more »

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In the Whirled: The money tree: how we teach our kids about spending

When we make deliberate choices with our resources, we create, either consciously or subconsciously, a family culture. We communicate to our children that certain things are important,while others... Read more »

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Wright Words: LDS teacher mourns loss of two former students in high-profile crash

This week I was approached about dedicating a column to the story of Kate Parkinson, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a special connection to the deadly April 10... Read more »

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Heber Valley Historic Railroad Authority working to save historic steam locomotives

The Heber Valley Historic Railroad Authority has been actively working to restore and preserve the railroad's two 1907 steam locomotives in an effort to restore and preserve some of Utah's overall... Read more »

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Why a big part of a student's college success starts with dad

National Edition

Parental investment in children makes a big difference in how well those kids will do in college. And dad's involvement brings unique benefits to the mix, according to family expert Brad Wilcox of... Read more »

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Pretzelmaker to give away 65,000 pretzels on National Pretzel Day

Pretzelmaker will give away 65,000 free pretzels on National Pretzel Day while raising funds and awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Read more »

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Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Cookbook reviews: Three books give slow cooking a makeover

Three recently released slow cooker cookbooks offer tips and tricks as well as hundreds of recipes, each seeking to revamp the way people view and approach slow cooking. Read more »

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A birthday party hike to remember

For my son's sixth birthday party, he asked if he could take his friends on our favorite hike. Not wanting to plan a traditional birthday party, this seemed like a great idea — and it was. Read more »

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Salt Lake Comic Con FanX draws 100,000 attendees

Salt Lake Comic Con welcomed more than 100,000 attendees to its popular FanXperience convention last weekend, and co-founder Dan Farr says there is still room for growth in the future. Read more »

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Bee-friendly garden can help struggling species

Bees are pulling a disappearing act. Honeybees are vanishing from their hives. Bumblebee numbers have crashed so radically that some species are believed extinct. Even native solitary bees are in... Read more »

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For babies who can’t grow hair or teeth, a cure might be on the way

When Mary Kaye Richter’s son was diagnosed, she could only find a few paragraphs about hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, which inhibits the growth of teeth, hair and sweat glands. To learn... Read more »

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Summer movie preview: Hollywood bets big again

Like jumbo jets on the runway, Hollywood's summer movies are lined up, ready for takeoff. Will they hit any turbulence? Read more »

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Film about man's crusade against child sex slavery discussed, previewed at Comic Con

"The Abolitionists," a film about a nonprofit organization and its committed CEO who are taking on child sex slavery, was previewed at Comic Con following a panel discussion on storytelling and... Read more »

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Harry Potter fans: Hogwarts is offering online classes

Muggle-born fans of Harry Potter can now get educated from Potter’s alma mater from the comfort of their own home. Read more »

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Salt Lake Film Society announces late-night summer movie schedule

Salt Lake City's Tower Theater will host screenings of classic films throughout June, July and August as part of the Salt Lake Film Society's annual Summer Late Nights series. Read more »

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: While we are our names, there is a lot more to us

When I was a kid, I always wanted to be a twin. By the time I was old enough to figure it out, it was too late. My mother agreed. Now, I've realized there are 7 million Google results for "Joe... Read more »

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Il Divo makes a stop in Salt Lake City

Il Divo made a stop in Salt Lake City Tuesday night and delighted the audience with their passion, vigor and impressive pipes. The world's first and most successful classical crossover quartet is... Read more »

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S.L. father-son team gets U-Turned, comes in 4th during 8th leg of 'The Amazing Race'

Salt Lake father-son team Dave and Connor O’Leary were targeted by one team but helped two other teams, including one they U-Turned, in the eighth leg of “The Amazing Race: All... Read more »

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Salt Lake Comic Con balloon artist attempts world record

Balloon artist John Reid called Friday one of the best days of his life. His latest creation set a world record at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience. Read more »

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Corralling the good in sibling rivalry

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Experts and parents shed some light on the dark side of sibling rivalry. It can help kids learn skills and strengthen bonds, or it can tear families apart. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Deseret News National Edition: Religious freedom, the Sabbath and Jewish women

This week’s Deseret News National Edition tackles the Ten Commandments, ways to end poverty and forgiveness. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Students test interactive experiences ahead of the Museum of Natural Curiosity's opening

Slide into pitch blackness. Pedal harder to make the trains go faster. Walk across a swinging rope bridge. Stand with winds of up to 85 mph blowing your hair. Then go check out the other 397 things... Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Photo gallery: Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival begins

The annual Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival began Friday and runs through May 3. Read more »

April 19, 2014

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