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These two powerful forces are making American families more fragile

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The American family has become less stable because of two forces that are battering its once-stable foundations. That doesn't mean either factor is bad, but the combination can seriously shake... Read more »

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Wright Words: Bad days are inevitable — complaining is not

To my pal who thinks all my days are perfection, think again. Just because I don't dwell on them doesn't mean I don't get punched in the mouth like everyone else. Bad days are inevitable —... Read more »

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In high school, higher standards lead to higher dropout rates

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The high school class of 2014 saw more dropouts than that of 2013 because of new exit exams and course requirements. Read more »

10 hours ago

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The wrath of Comic-Con: S.L. convention readies for trademark fight

The founders of Utah's year-old comic and pop-culture convention are preparing to fight on behalf of geeks everywhere as the reigning San Diego Comic-Con attempts to claim the title "Comic Con" for... Read more »

11 hours ago

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What if money became repugnant?

What if we used human teeth as money? Giving it away would be so much better than having incisors and molars hanging around. Read more »

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Sundance's 'Fiddler' makes tradition fun, fresh

The Sundance production of the classic "Fiddler On The Roof" has it all: a talented cast, a meaningful story, beautiful dances, songs and breathtaking forest surroundings. Read more »

15 hours ago

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First trailer for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' hits the Web

The last trip to Middle Earth is still a few months away, but now moviegoers have a glimpse at what the final chapter in The Hobbit saga, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,”... Read more »

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Bicycle ride honors fallen Marine, raises money for charity

Former U.S. Marine Corp. Sgt. Kay Knight is riding his bicycle from Boston to Seattle in honor of a fallen Marine and to raise awareness and funds for Child’s Play charity. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Guest commentary: Kids don't need to train — they just need to play

The recent increase in sports injuries can be traced to the rise of year-round training among the youth hyper-sporting culture. Read more »

19 hours ago

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The Clean Cut: Jennifer Lawrence makes first appearance in new 'Mockingjay' trailer

Actress Jennifer Lawrence is featured in a new trailer that was released Sunday for "Mockingjay — Part 1," the third film in "The Hunger Games" series. Read more »

21 hours ago

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All families need to have the financial 'talk'

It's the conversation that many families put off. And then put off some more. Read more »

22 hours ago

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Managing your loved one's digital estate might get a whole lot easier

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Very few states have laws in place covering online estate planning, or how digital assets are handled after a person dies, and privacy laws make it difficult to gain access to online information. A... Read more »

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Effectiveness of whooping cough vaccine is studied

Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Bills aim to bring marriage, family law into 21st century

California lawmakers will consider updating family law and parental rights to keep up with the evolving nature of families when they return from summer break. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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'Deseret News National Edition': Hobby Lobby, adolescent depression and finding a new life in America

This week’s Deseret News National Edition features a discussion about the propaganda wars surrounding the Hobby Lobby ruling, insight into adolescent depression and a story about an Ethiopian... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Many adults delay parenthood for these two reasons

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The falling birth rate in the United States may not be an indication that people don't want to have children, rather, it's a sign that they don't believe they can. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Feeling guilty? You're probably staring at too many screens, study finds

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A new study has found that people who watch TV or play on their phone after work feel guilty and worthless at the end of the day, leading to stress and fatigue. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Behind the scenes of the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Utah Shakespeare Festival's Backstage Tours and Repertory Magic allow patrons to peel back the layers and see how much effort truly goes into creating the shows. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Peru Fest community event celebrates culture, roots in West Valley City

Peru Fest celebrates the country's rich culture through music, dance, prizes and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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OLRC stages strong drama 'Elephant Man' as final summer production

A mature drama, "The Elephant Man" turns out to be the highlight of the Old Lyric Repertory Company season. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Book review: 'A Zion Canyon Reader' shares essays about southern Utah features, peoples

This approachable survey of 150 years of Zion Canyon writing covers everything from the geological development and early native peoples to the difficult questions of conservation versus economic... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Book review: 'Becoming Lady Lockwood' is a twist on a Regency love story

“Becoming Lady Lockwood” takes readers from balmy Jamaica, across the Atlantic to London in this Regency-era novel. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Book review: 'Idols' is an explosive sequel in the Icons trilogy

"Idols" is a fast-paced, well-thought-out and intelligent science fiction novel that pretends to be predictable long enough to leave readers utterly surprised. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Book review: 'Lord Grenville's Choice' makes for a quick, satisfying summer read

When the first love of Alexander Lambeth, the fifth earl of Grenville, suddenly becomes a widow, his wife Felicity is certain he will take her as a mistress. And the truth is, Alexander finds the... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Actors anxiously await Farmington's 'Annie Get Your Gun'

Shannon Wilson and Johnny Hebda are the two popular singer-actors who will play the lead roles in the Farmington Parks & Recreation-sponsored production of “Annie Get Your Gun” —... Read more »

July 26, 2014

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