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Film about crusade against child sex slavery previewed at Comic Con

"The Abolitionists," is a film about an organization and its committed CEO who are taking on child sex slavery.

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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Urban farm teaches youth to work, give back to the community

Real Food Rising invites volunteers every Saturday morning to help with a community garden. Much of the produce that results from the garden is donated to local food pantries or sold at reduced costs. Read more »

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Hale Centre Theatre to stage comedy 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

The Brewster sisters and their homicidal, manic, yet humorous family return to the Hale Centre Theatre stage in “Arsenic and Old Lace" beginning April 25. Read more »

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'Peter Pan' flying to Hale Center Theater Orem's stage

Director Dave Tinney is getting some flak for casting a young male actor (Josh Valdez), instead of a middle-aged woman, as Peter Pan in Hale Center Theater Orem's upcoming production. But he's all... Read more »

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Utah Symphony's Mighty 5 Tour to combine art, nature

The Utah Symphony is going to experience a change in venue this summer. The organization is teaming up with the Utah Office of Tourism to offer the Utah Symphony’s Mighty 5 Tour with concerts... Read more »

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Tony Award-Winner "War Horse" Opens in SLC

With a twitch of an ear and a gallop, the mighty horses of "War Horse" arrive. Read more »

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Book review: 'Cold Calls' is a fun read that lacks depth

Though it's only as deep as a text message, "Cold Calls" is a fun and entertaining read. Read more »

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Do moms need a purpose beyond motherhood?

When our kids are young, is motherhood supposed to be our sole pursuit? Is it OK to have other things we’re also spending significant time on? Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Why 'normcore' is making it cool to be normal

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Normcore — a fashion trend and a way of life. So does that mean it's cool to be normal? Read more »

April 18, 2014

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5 money issues that can destroy your marriage

Money issues are the top predictor of divorce. Here are some of the main money issues that can hurt your marriage and what you can do to solve them. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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15 nonprofit centers offer support for Utah parents, kids in times of crisis

K.C. Mulcare readily admits that being a parent is the hardest, but most rewarding job she's ever had. The Family Support Center of the Uintah Basin is helping to make her life a little bit easier,... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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'Midsomer,' 'The Practice' 'Carol Burnett Show' on DVD this week

Reissues of "Midsomer Murders" mysteries, the final season of "The Practice" and complete episodes of "The Carol Burnett Show" lead this week's TV series on DVD. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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'Star Trek: The Next Generation' cast reunites for Comic Con event; Capt. Picard on his way

Prominent cast members from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" took the stage for a special event at Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience Thursday night. News broke at the conclusion of the event that... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Salt Lake's record-setting convention kicks off its FanXperience (+photo gallery)

Salt Lake Comic Con kicks off "FanXperience" at the Salt Palace, and the governor declares Thursday "Comic Con Heroes Day" in Utah. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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How to rear money-smart kids

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimated in 2013 that outstanding student loans have swelled to over $1.2 trillion. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to carry on tradition of Handel's 'Messiah'

This Easter weekend, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform Handel's "Messiah" in full. The music of "Messiah," which was written nearly 275 years ago, is still... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Theater preview: Pioneer Theatre raises curtain on 2014-15 titles in season ‘for everybody’

In its 2014-15 season, Pioneer Theatre Company will stage eight shows, including one world premiere and one regional premiere. Plus, one of the eight shows in the season will be a two-performance... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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How early is too early for education?

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Early childhood education — from infancy — can can have striking improvements on success and lifelong health. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Get married, stay married? No fault divorce under fire

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Gay marriage supporters have argued for awhile that traditionalists would be better putting their energy into shoring up traditional marriage rather than opposing same sex unions. Some state... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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'Bears' paints an inspiring portrait of Alaskan wildlife

"Bears" holds a crossover appeal that should provide legitimate entertainment for the whole family. It's a fantastic documentary of the beautiful world we live in and some of the incredible... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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'Transcendence': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Transcendence." Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Appeals judges question right to sue in Oklahoma gay marriage case

Whether two lesbian couples have legal standing to challenge Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage dominated arguments in a federal appeals court hearing Thursday. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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