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Families battling depression need love, time, understanding

“Depression is the grand imposter-posing as all powerful,” says Dr. Keith Ablow, a psychiatrist.

Let kids play outside alone? It should be a crime, poll says

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Many Americans believe kids as young as 12 need adult supervision if they're going to play in public places, inside or outside, poll says. And a high number would criminalize allowing a 9-year-old... Read more »

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Can profanity in media hurt kids? Science's profane black hole

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Profanity in movies is higher than ever and kids are swearing younger than ever. While there's little science about how profanity affects children, what can parents do to protect kids from... Read more »

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Will a 'chill' bride cause as much distress as the uptight bride?

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Bridezilla and Bridechilla have a lot in common: They both want their wedding day to be filled with joy. And they both appear to provide a fair amount of pain and stress to the members of their... Read more »

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'When the Game Stands Tall' is a flawed film with a good message

So if most sports movies are about underdogs, how do you make a film about a football team that goes on a 150-game winning streak? According to “When the Game Stands Tall,” you focus on... Read more »

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ChloË Grace Moretz and music not enough to save flawed 'If I Stay'

Based on a novel by Gayle Forman and starring ChloË Grace Moretz, “If I Stay” tries to equate the drama of teenage romance with the drama of a real life-and-death situation. Read more »

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'When the Game Stands Tall': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "When the Game Stands Tall." Read more »

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Stranger donates vehicle to Bountiful businessman

A Bountiful man trying to make a living was surprised by the gift from a stranger to help with his work. Read more »

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There's something wonderful about old music

Paul McCartney sang mainly oldies during his recent Salt Lake City concert. That's a good thing. Read more »

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Utah claims top ACT scores for second year

Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Beluga whale teases children at aquarium

A beluga whale at a Connecticut aquarium entertains visiting children by swimming up to the glass and playing its own form of peek-a-boo with them. Read more »

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The art of improv: Creating something funny out of nothing

Although improv comedy may seem completely random from an outside perspective, two local improv venues, Provo's Comedy Sportz and Salt Lake City's Off Broadway Theatre, share the art behind... Read more »

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The dog days of summer bring out movies that are dogs

August really is the dog days in movie terms, as Hollywood dumps its weakest films on unsuspecting audiences. Read more »

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New Star Wars tabletop games announced

Fantasy Flight Games recently announced a host of new Star Wars tabletop games at Gen Con, the tabletop game industry's largest trade show. The new games range from Star Wars-themed dungeon... Read more »

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'Wii Sports Club' updates a classic with just a few upgrades

Almost eight years after the launch of the Wii and its signature game, "Wii Sports," a revamped version — "Wii Sports Club" — has been launched for Nintendo's current console, the Wii U. Read more »

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10 potential benefits of breast-feeding

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Studies and research alike have found benefits from breast-feeding. Some have disputed them, but here are 10 of those benefits for both kids and mothers. Read more »

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You know you're a happy parent if…

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Want to be a happy parent? Here are some ways to do that. Read more »

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Lexi Walker sings 'Let It Go' solo with One Voice Children's Choir on 'America's Got Talent'

Tuesday night, Utah's One Voice Children's Choir performed "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen" during a live performance on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Read more »

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Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast... Read more »

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4 Christian music festivals finishing out summer

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Check out these Christian music festivals that continue the legacy of Woodstock in a more reserved way. Read more »

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Charlie and the Doll Factory? Penguin's new cover of beloved book sparks controversy

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A new cover for the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl's classic "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" has many online shaking their heads. Read more »

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Provo company creates program that filters online content

People don't have to go to a theater anymore. They can stream movies right into their homes. A Utah Country company has found an opportunity to help viewers who want to make sure the scenes they... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Mothers brought to tears in video celebrating 'Mom's first birthday'

New moms are the focus in a commercial released by Pampers Japan on July 31. Read more »

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Sherry Young: The man who delivers flowers, candy and much more

Dale was a rock star in the Native American areas. He knew all of the people by name and made them feel great. He had a big heart, encouraging all of them to rise above their poverty. He stressed... Read more »

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After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?

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For decades, evangelical leaders have touted “virginity pledges” as a way for teens and young adults to “save themselves for marriage.” But what happens after the wedding day? Read more »

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Amy Donaldson: Critics of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge need to chill

There has been some criticism of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in blogs and columns. But the summer's viral sensation is about as good as it gets when it comes to fundraising. Read more »

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