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Condoleezza Rice, Jenny Oaks Baker release 'Amazing Grace' music video

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Jenny Oaks Baker released a patriotic-themed music video.

An active family vacation is possible even in the summer heat

Recently, my husband and I took the kids down to St. George for a weeklong vacation. Yes, St. George in the dead of summer, during a vicious heat wave. It was hot. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Is family the 'end' and everything else the 'means'?

We frequently mistake plans for goals. We go after things but don’t ask ourselves why we want those things or what they will lead to. We frequently mistake the means for the ends, and the... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Utah author's 'Unselfish' book was inspired by Kim Kardashian's 'Selfish'

When the title of media personality Kim Kardashian's book "Selfish" was announced, Paul Parkinson felt it was a "no-brainer" that someone should respond with a book called "Unselfish." Read more »

June 30, 2015

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This is what you look like to a newborn baby

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A new study finds that a baby's vision of an adult changes based on distance. In fact, a baby can recognize your face for up to 12 inches. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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UTubers: Lindsey Stirling posts video of London performance

Lindsey Stirling performed one of her most popular songs, "Roundtable Revival," to a full crowd in London. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Provo group releases Batman-themed parody of One Direction song

From the creators of the viral Harry Potter hit "Dark Lord Funk" comes "Dark Knight Changes," a Batman-themed parody of the popular One Direction song "Night Changes." Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Behind the rapid shift in public opinion on same-sex marriage

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A dramatic shift in public opinion on same-sex marriage over a 10-year period can be attributed largely to the secularization of millennials, demographer and pollsters say. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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When Satan steals your motherhood

That’s the kind of thing that happens when you allow Satan to steal your motherhood. No, it’s not the mistakes. It’s not the forgetfulness. It is what happens on the inside that... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Kid-friendly crafts for the Fourth of July

ith parades, picnics and fireworks, Fourth of July fun for kids can include some holiday-themed crafts. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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UTubers: Lexi Walker sings national anthem at Padres game

Lexi Walker sang the national anthem for Mormon Night at the San Diego Padres game Saturday. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Shared struggle forges bond between man, dog

Chance the dog and his new owner each face a challenge that has forged a special bond between them: They don't have use of their legs. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Brooke Romney: Why we are taking the fun out of life

My children have a problem. They think the purpose of life is to have fun. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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LDS musician Alex Boyé thrills judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mormon musician Alex Boyé appeared on the 10th season of NBC’s hit variety show “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday night, impressing all four judges and advancing to the... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Actors prepare to fill many roles in HCTO's 'Into the Woods'

"Into the Woods" will open at Hale Center Theater Orem on July 2 and run through Aug. 14. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Topaz Museum's inaugural exhibition offers lessons on the human condition

The Topaz Museum's inaugural art exhibition, "When Words Weren't Enough: Works on Paper from Topaz, 1942-1945," tells the remarkable story of art made at the Topaz Internment Camp during World War II. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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'Noises Off' is enjoyable opener for OLRC summer season

"Noises Off" is working once again for the Old Lyric Repertory Company as it opens its summer season in Logan. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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'Ennobling works': Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre aims to inspire positive change

"Our job is to make sure you leave the theater a better person than you were when you came," said Michael Ballam, the founding general director of Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. "We only do... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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New Tom and Jerry, Curious George cartoons on DVD this week

New feature-length cartoons have Tom and Jerry teaming up with Jonny Quest, and Curious George heading to Africa. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Tudors or craftsman home styles offer a lot

With each style comes unique renovation challenges and opportunities. We hope the next few columns can help you determine the predominant style of your home and the challenges you may face... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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ValueSpeak: Wrestling with relationships

My son and I had a relationship based on a certain set of assumptions. And now those assumptions are no longer valid, so we had to reconfigure our relationship based on new realities and... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Inside Out' is creative, original

The creativity in "Inside Out" that portrays the inner workings of a developing young mind is truly imaginative. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Mother, son return to Manti pool to thank lifeguards who saved him

A Utah mom says she’ll never treat a trip to the swimming pool the same way again. Elizabeth Allred’s son Wylee, 7, nearly drowned last week. She came back to the Manti Aquatic Center... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: The culture of winning hurts player development

The culture of winning can have a significant negative impact not only on their children’s enjoyment of the sport, but ultimately on their development as well. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Obama lauds high court decision on gay marriage

President Barack Obama, who himself has acknowledged an evolution over gay rights, said Friday that the Supreme Court's ruling giving same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide represents a day... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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A look at same-sex marriage reaction from across US

Some snapshots of Americans reacting to Friday's Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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