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100 deadly days of summer: What you must do to keep your kids safe

Many preventable child deaths go up in the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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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 »

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Fourth season of ‘Dr. Kildare’ leads TV shows new to DVD this week

Episodes with Walter Matthau, Lee Marvin and Angie Dickinson highlight the fourth season of the 1960s medical drama “Dr. Kildare,” which is now on DVD. Read more »

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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 »

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Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas reflects on 'Survivor' experience

Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas was one of five remaining castaways going into the “Survivor” season finale last Wednesday. She was the first one of the five voted off and became part of the... Read more »

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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 »

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Disney's 'Tomorrowland' is a surprisingly violent take on the line between utopia and catastrophe

Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Navy commander thanks his single mother in touching video

Navy commander Ryan Breed, living in Norfolk, Virginia, surprised his mother, Cindy Breed, in Moreno Valley, California, with a video delivery from Teleflora thanking her for what she has done for... Read more »

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Five for Families: ‘Cinderella’ adds depth to classic tale

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »

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How to win a text argument with a loved one, according to Google

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Maybe you and your spouse are having an argument over text. Well, Google may soon have a solution and a way for you to end the debates. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: NBA star's 2-year-old daughter steals spotlight during news conference

Stephen Curry's 2-year-old daughter stole the spotlight during a news conference Tuesday night following the Golden State Warriors' 110-106 win over the Houston Rockets. Read more »

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These three countries offer insights into the challenges families face in an aging society

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At the end of WWII, the United States, Italy and Germany each had about the same elderly population. Now a new Pew report examines what family support looks like in each of them — and... Read more »

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21 things to look forward to at Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

This year is the 60th anniversary of the opening of the world's most famous theme park, Disneyland. The festivities and celebrations for this diamond anniversary will begin May 22. Read more »

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Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called... Read more »

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Young widows speak out about managing grief, seeking support

Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed... Read more »

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Sherry Young: Connecting the past with the present

An awareness of the hard work our ancestors put into living can help us try harder to be people they would be proud of knowing. We have the capacity to build on their dreams. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Clinton says childcare needs to be a national priority

Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

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When it comes to understanding the changing landscape of American religious life, the impact of fertility cannot be underestimated. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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U.S. marriage rate hits new low and may continue to decline

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A company that specializes in forecasting marriage and fertility trends said the U.S. marriage rate has hit a record low and is not done declining. But it may be bottoming out. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Why do men want 'strong' daughters but 'sweet' wives?

A recent survey shows the gap between the qualities men want in their wives and the qualities men want in their daughters. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives

When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Thanks for the music

It is difficult to overestimate the value of music, particularly classical music, in the quality of life and in the creation of warm and cultured homes. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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3 1/2 secrets to improve your backyard barbecue

America loves the taste of classic barbecue. This article shares how to get some of that flavor into your own backyard barbecues, no matter what kind of grill you have. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Limping to the end of the school year

With summer around the corner, I am barely able to keep up with the demands of the school year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: What a breakfast taught me about hypocrisy

I experienced true obscenity at breakfast. No, it was not what you may be thinking — it was not at Hooters before noon. It was in a five-star hotel in Manila, Philippines. What would you call... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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