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Erin Stewart: Are your possessions stealing your happiness?

Here’s what I’ve learned so far that has helped me reclaim my life.

Book review: Authors share photos, history of where the Pony Express crossed Utah

Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »

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This week in history: The Constitutional Convention begins

On May 25, 1787, the Constitutional Convention officially got underway. The government of the time, the Articles of Confederation, proved powerless in the face of foreign threats, mounting debts... Read more »

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What is the most Hawaiian movie set in Hawaii?

Cameron Crowe's latest, "Aloha," has come under fire for its "whitewashed" portrayal of Hawaii, and it's just the latest in a long list of movies that misrepresent America's 50th state. So what... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Devin Graham films people walking with the help of prosthetic legs for the first time

Amputees and children born with physical disabilities receive prosthetic legs in the newest YouTube video from videographer Devin Graham. Read more »

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Wright Words: Utah songwriter takes dreams to stage at Cottonwood High School

Utah-native Nate Gagon is the creator of "A Father’s Day” — an original musical. Like a dream that never stops singing, the project combines passion for music with a deep desire... Read more »

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Balancing act: Does parenting bring happiness? For me, absolutely

As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance. Read more »

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Cemeteries bring memories of family spread near and far

Family members may be spread far and wide, but searching cemetery records online can bring them closer. Read more »

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Steve Eaton: Columnist wonders how his life would be different if he hadn’t run from the law

I'm a rule-keeper. I didn't get kicked out of high school once. But there was one night when I was on the run from the law. I didn't get caught. I fear it may have changed my life forever. Read more »

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A pasta dish that celebrates bacon

Almost 70 years ago, Italians voted out their governing monarchy, establishing new freedoms and welcoming their new republic. Change can be embraced, even when creating in the kitchen. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Could a humpback whale make your child stop interrupting?

Do any of you parents ever struggle with things like bickering, fighting, interrupting, rudeness, disrespect and sibling rivalry? Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: 6 ways to help your shy child

Surely there must be a way to preserve all of the wonderful parts of being introverted while helping my shy daughter enjoy third grade. Read more »

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Michelle Singletary: How, and how much, to help a college grad

There isn't a one-plan-fits-all approach to giving financial support to adult children. Here are some key financial areas and my thoughts on how to give a hand up and not a handout. Read more »

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How different types of mothers have different effects on their kids

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Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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BYU student parlays app idea into a life-changer

Garrett Gee is an unlikely technology entrepreneur. The 26-year old BYU student parlayed his first mobile app design into a multimillion-dollar company that has provided his young family with... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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How strict should parents really be?

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A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not vice. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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ValueSpeak: 'The forget-me-nots of the angels' on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time for remembering, with flowers representing what Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called "the forget-me-nots of the angels" — or, in some cases, smelly irises and lilacs. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Great-grandfather receives honorary diploma, ending 70 years of regret

One Utah veteran got quite the surprise when he attended his great-granddaughter’s high school graduation this week. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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About Utah: Reliving their great escape — from a movie seat

In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Family stress and poverty affect student success, study says

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A survey of top teachers in the nation shows that family stress and poverty are the top factors that affect student success. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Photos: Thrill seekers take on stunt-filled 5K

Despite poor weather on Saturday, participants took on the 5K ThrillSeeker Experience course in Pleasant Grove. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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'Kid History' creators announce Utah YouTuber convention featuring 'Studio C,' Glozel, Stuart Edge, others

Brett and John Roberts, brothers and creators of Bored Shorts TV, announced Friday that Utah's first YouTube convention will be held in August, bringing together YouTube stars such as Glozel, the... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Top remodeling projects that impact appraisals

Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Carson Ellis' picture book 'Home' depicts dwellings both realistic and fantastic

Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Why exposing your children to another language is one of the best things you can do

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A new study shows that children who are bilingual, or are at least regularly exposed to a second language, may better understand what other people may want, need or see. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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'Poltergeist' remake is fun for a while but crashes hard

“Poltergeist’s” official IMDb page insists that producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan are going to “reimagine and contemporize” the original 1982 film, but the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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