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Ann Romney shares 8 lessons for graduates in new book

Ann Romney shares eight lessons in “Whatever You Choose to Be: 8 Tips for the Road Ahead.”

‘Penguins,’ ‘Song’ and ‘Annie’ lead a mixed bag of movies on video this week

Those hilarious “Penguins of Madagascar” land on DVD and Blu-ray this week, along two other animated features, a remake of the musical “Annie” and a mixed bag of other new... Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Some movie characters are much older than the actors portraying them

During the Golden Age of movies, a character actor could become typecast as older than his own age. That’s less common today, but some are still called upon to play parents to other actors... Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Five for Families: 'Cinderella' teaches kindness

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 »

March 19, 2015

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Peerless Pierre: South Dakota city new Monopoly 'Boardwalk'

The plastic red hotel will still ruin you, but instead of advancing to Boardwalk to face your demise, you'll take a long walk off a short Pierre. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Bach meets Jackson 5 in The Piano Guys' latest video, 'I Want You Bach'

The Piano Guys combined the distinct decades of the 1770s and the 1970s in their latest music video, "I Want You Bach." Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Fellow Beatle McCartney ushering Ringo into rock hall

Paul McCartney has agreed to induct his former Beatles mate, Ringo Starr, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Boston museum marks 25 years since infamous — and unsolved — art theft

It's been called the biggest art heist in U.S. history, perhaps the biggest in the world. But 25 years later, the theft of 13 works from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains unsolved. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Trump launching presidential exploratory committee

Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to form a presidential exploratory committee. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Robert Durst’s extradition to California is delayed at least five days

The return of Robert Durst to face murder charges in Los Angeles will be delayed for at least five days as New Orleans authorities determine how to handle lesser allegations related to possession... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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How well do you know St. Patrick's Day?

There's a lot more history behind St. Patrick's Day than wearing green, searching for leprechauns and patiently looking for four-leaf clovers. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Rob Reiner to direct movie filming in Utah next month

An independent movie directed by Rob Reiner is expected to start filming in Salt Lake City next month. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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'The Sound of Music' film celebrates a golden anniversary

The hills are alive with the sound of a big, lucrative anniversary. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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AP Photos: Lotusland gardens mix whimsy, conservation

Ganna Walska, a wealthy Polish opera singer, created the Lotusland garden in her own likeness — beautiful, eccentric, intelligent, quixotic, romantic, spiritual — on a private estate... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Live action, 3D 'Beauty and the Beast' to open in March 2017

Following "Cinderella's" blockbuster weekend, Walt Disney Studios announced Monday that its next foray into live action fairy tale adaptations, "Beauty and the Beast," will hit theaters March 17,... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Theater review: Grand Theatre's excellent 'The Skin of Our Teeth' features robust performances

The Grand Theatre continues its American Classic Series with an excellent staging of a play that uses farce, burlesque and satire to dramatize the struggle of humankind to survive. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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'Dancing' judges talk showmances, partner patterns and more

"Dancing with the Stars" returns Monday for its 20th season. That's a lot of spray tanning, glitter and not to mention drama. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Wealthy eccentric says in HBO finale he 'killed them all'

The arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, came just before the finale in an HBO show about his life in which he said he "killed them all." Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Chenoweth returns to Broadway in manic 'On the Twentieth Century'

The effervescent revival of the 1978 musical comedy "On the Twentieth Century" that just steamed into the American Airlines Theatre marks a bewitching Broadway return for Tony- and Emmy... Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Teachers try embracing students' gaming interest

It can be hard to peel a young person's eyes off the screen. Rather than fight the electronic glue, some educators are embracing kids' tech-obsession and finding ways to incorporate computer games... Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Disney's 'Cinderella' is belle of the box office with $70.1 million debut

"Cinderella" is the belle of the box office, where Disney's live-action fairy tale debuted with $70.1 million over the weekend at North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Book review: Novel 'Stronger Than You Know' gives hope after abuse

Jolene Perry's "Stronger Than You Know" is a story about a 15-year-old abuse survivor and shows the horrible effects of abuse, but gives hope for healing and happiness ahead. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Downtown Salt Lake turns green for a day

Salt Lake's St. Patrick's Day Parade included hundreds of entries that entertained thousands in a crowd that lined the streets at The Gateway shopping and entertainment center. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Book review: 'Love Unexpected' shares a trio of clean romance stories

Girl meets boy, boy meets girl, and girl falls head over heels and begins overanalyzing every little thing. “Love Unexpected: A Storybook Romance” shares three contemporary short... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Book review: 'All Regency Collection' is 10th edition of clean love stories in Timeless Romance Anthology

This 10th offering in the Timeless Romance Anthology collection is focused on love in the Regency era. These clean, crisp stories in the "All Regency Collection" are a great addition to the... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Book review: 'The Cottage Park Puzzle' tugs at the heart

Author Richard M. Siddoway delivers a story that tugs at the heartstrings in his latest novel, “The Cottage Park Puzzle,” which centers around an autistic teen. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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