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How Charlie Brown saved Halloween, and other interesting facts

Here are some fascinating and little-known facts about Halloween and its long history.

Art exhibition celebrates latest creations from Utah contemporary artists

Walking around looking at museum art might not be the first thing on kids' list of fun things to do. But what if, instead of "don't touch," they got the chance to see it from a hands-on perspective? Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Kids show that Halloween can be about more than candy

Halloween doesn't always have to be about zombies and witches or even candy. The YouTube channel Smile Happy TV is using Halloween as a time to share an inspirational message. Read more »

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Today's 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 »

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Cancer diagnosis prompts music contest to help other cancer patients

Music has the power to heal, to soothe and to relax. So when one woman was diagnosed with cancer she used it to her advantage. Now she’s hoping to use music to help others heal as well. Read more »

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'Super Smash Bros.' on small screen packs a punch

As fighting games go, "Super Smash Bros." sure is cute and cuddly. Read more »

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'Grimm' Season 4 keeps the action, questions coming

"Grimm" Season 4 is full of more action, more creatures and more questions that revolve loosely around people who are actually other than what they appear. This fantastical soap opera consistently... Read more »

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Eclectic grab bag of movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

Some upper-tier stars show up in lower-tier movies this week in an eclectic array of newly released DVDs and Blu-rays. Read more »

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Jim Bennett: 'Recovering actor' is back on stage

Pioneer Theatre Company's "One Man, Two Guvnors" is the funniest play in the history of civilization. Of course, I'm in it, so that may have colored my opinion. Read more »

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By sharing this article on your smartphone, you're actually helping your family grow closer

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That's right: Smartphone use and social media activity have proven beneficial for families. Read more »

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‘John Wick’ is just a video game disguised as a movie

Keanu Reeves’ movie “John Wick” brings to mind, nearly 30 years later, the video-game mindset of “Top Gun.” Read more »

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QUIZ: How well do you know the Bible?

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America isn't overly enthusiastic about reading the Bible. Author Katie McNabb is looking to change that, and educate people on what it really says. Here's a quiz to help out. Read more »

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People with Tourette syndrome speak about how it has enhanced their lives

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An Olympic athlete, a top international soccer goalie, an MMA sensation, a comedian, a mother and a student share how they have channeled their Tourette syndrome into a strength. Read more »

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Top 10 money mistakes new parents make

Even with the best intentions, it is very easy to lose track of finances or make unwise decisions with money. Here are some of the top money mistakes new parents make. Read more »

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Marvel Studios unveils next 11 movies, from 2015-2019

On Tuesday, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced the next 11 movies to be made. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

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 »

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Days before deadline, brain cancer victim may not choose to die

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Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old Oregon woman who said she would end her life November 1 due to terminal and incurable brain cancer, may not do so that day, media reports indicate. Meanwhile,... Read more »

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The family is America's No. 1 priority when it comes to holiday spending

Americans plan to spend 76 percent more on their family members than they do their pets, friends and co-workers combined, according to a recent poll by the National Retail Federation. Read more »

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When parents are desensitized, what does that mean for kids?

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A new study from Annenberg Public Policy Center this week found the parents who watched violence and sex in movies were more likely to let their standards for kids slide. Read more »

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Vaccine group says 5 million-plus lives can be saved over next few years in poor countries

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GAVI Alliance, which promotes vaccines to end preventable deaths like diarrhea and pneumonia, believes its five-year plan to immunize an additional 300 million globally will save at least 5 million... Read more »

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Taylor Swift talks books and music with kids

Who says kids don't read? Not Taylor Swift. Read more »

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How 'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John learned the value of family

As his career progressed, millionaire and "Shark Tank" investor Daymond John learned the true value of family through trial and error. Read more »

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Let the good times roll with these family games

Gamewright Games is a company dedicated to producing family games. This review covers five fun and easygames to learn that would be perfect for the holidays. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Father seeks to fulfill deceased daughter's dream with viral video

Anna van Keulen, a 13-year-old from the Netherlands, always dreamed of becoming famous. When she passed away earlier this month due to injuries suffered from a bicycling accident, her father, Niek... Read more »

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White Ribbon Against Pornography webinars educate families protecting children

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The 27th annual anti-pornography campaign, White Ribbon Against Pornography, got underway this week, using videos to educate families on the harmful effects of pornography and provide resources to... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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LDS couple with triplets expecting twins: 'We're just going to have a lot of fun'

When Julie Grygla found out a year ago that she was expecting triplets, she proceeded to cry for what felt like four months straight. When those triplets were five months old, and she found out she... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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