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The Clean Cut: Ellen gives money to Utah family of 5-year-old basketball star

Last week, 5-year-old JP Gibson was welcomed as the newest member of the Utah Jazz.

Live theater holds its own in changing entertainment media landscape

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In an age of streaming entertainment, music downloads and box-office sales are down, but live theater is still doing major business. Read more »

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Halloween 2014: How much America will spend and on what

Halloween celebrations cost Americans roughly $7.4 billion last year, but this year a survey reflects a shift in economic attitudes. Read more »

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Playing favorites can increase the chance a child will use drugs and alcohol

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Children who feel like they're not the favorite sibling are more likely to abuse substances if they grow up in families low on warmth and interaction, according to a new study from Brigham Young... Read more »

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Chris and Sally Mart create a refuge for children, build a family

Chris and Sally Mart have adopted 17 children over the years, and most require constant attention Read more »

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Book review: 'Illusions of Fate' twists together choices, magic

Jessamin, who left her tropical island home country of Melei for the gray and very proper Albion to continue her studies, is thrown into a magical power struggle between two nobles in Kiersten... Read more »

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Book review: 'Still Life' ends Books of Elsewhere series with rapid-fire adventures

In "Still Life," the fifth and last book in the Books of Elsewhere series by Jacqueline West, Olive discovers people hidden in the frames of the murals drawn by Aldous McMartin. Read more »

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Book review: 'Hotwire' continues the Christy novels with adventure, romance, excitement

Christy is a full-fledged agent for Division 57 and is assigned a team for her next adventure in "Hotwire" by local author Cindy Hogan. Read more »

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Book review: 'Redeemed' features magical battle between good, evil

Vampyre fledgling Zoey Redbird is back and ready to take on her most difficult challenge in "Redeemed." She must face her former mentor in the ultimate battle of good and evil. For Zoey, this... Read more »

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Book review: 'Snow Like Ashes' enfolds readers in a fantastical world

"Snow Like Ashes" by Sara Raasch is a riveting young adult fantasy filled with intriguing magic. Read more »

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan shares his 'Love Story' about food

Jim Gaffigan is not a chef or even a foodie, but the stand-up comedian feels perfectly qualified to write a 340-page book about food. Read more »

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Shannon and Dean Hale introduce a superhero princess in 'The Princess in Black'

Princess Magnolia does things a proper princess should do, but she will become the Princess in Black to prevent monsters from coming into her kingdom in the first book in a new series titled "The... Read more »

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Can too many dating options be a detriment for single adults?

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Relationship experts suggest too many dating options actually hinder an individual's dating happiness. Read more »

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Has violence in media lost its edge?

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Violence is harder to escape than ever — and it’s so inherent in today’s media that its original meaning is often lost. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: What reality TV doesn’t tell you about home remodeling

The reality TV version of remodeling — in a show that is usually less than an hour — is missing a few truths regarding remodeling. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Steve Eaton: Boxing class prepares student for parking lot confrontation

I am now taking a boxing class to pound away at my extra pounds. And while I am not always, however, a willing participant, I have to admit it did prepare me for a parking lot confrontation. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Christian singer pays homage to Kansas City Royals through cover of Lorde's 'Royals'

People all over America have fallen in love with the Kansas City Royals. The Royals stamped their ticket to the World Series on Wednesday, giving the Royals their first American League Pennant win... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Today's internal email of 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 »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Bound together: marriage rates and the American dream

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The American "retreat from marriage" may portend harm for the American dream, says National Marriage Project director Brad Wilcox, who outlines policies that hamper rather than help children's... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Studio C teams up with popular indie band to teach kids about money

A satirical look at consumerism, framed as a how-to video for kids that explains personal finance to be all about making money, buying things and then borrowing more money. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Cyrille Aimee to visit Jazz SLC

The Jazz SLC series will feature French vocalist Cyrille Aimee in concert Oct. 18 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Holy Blu-ray! 'Batman' arrives on DVD!

The original "Batman" TV series, arriving on Blu-Ray and DVD next month, is still delightful for children and adults alike. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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A black and white Halloween: Classic suspense films

Five movies from the 1940s film-noir era that can tingle your spine and increase your pulse rate this Halloween. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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‘Peabody & Sherman’ arrives on Blu-ray, DVD this week

The animated feature “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” which was one of the year’s earliest box-office hits, has arrived on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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'The Best of Me' saves Sparks' worst for last

“The Best of Me” is the latest adaptation of a novel by Nicholas Sparks novel, a man who seems determined to become the Michael Bay of romance. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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No one ever doubted Steven Spielberg after 'E.T.'

A new Steven Spielberg Blu-ray box set and a (mostly) foreign-film box set devoted to female filmmakers offer unique views of what movies have to offer as both entertainment and enlightenment. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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