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100 deadly days of summer: What you must do to keep your kids safe

Many preventable child deaths go up in the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Arianne Brown: Pretty girls can too play ball

When I'm sitting on the sidelines of my daughter's soccer games, there is a cheer that bothers me: "Pretty girls don't play ball." Well, I beg to differ, and here's why. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Business Insider features 'Mormon-made' drama's journey to Netflix

Business Insider recently featured the unusual road BYUtv's "Granite Flats" has taken to get all three seasons offered on Netflix. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Suicides rates stay low for young children, but troubling increase among black boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Husband's reaction to wife's pregnancy announcement garners 5 million views

Brenda Price has always struggled to surprise her husband, Doug, but she finally caught him off guard, and his reaction has garnered more than 5 million views on YouTube. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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The most popular boy names from 1960 to 2013

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The Social Security Administration unveiled last week that Noah was the most popular boy name in 2014. Here's how popular boy names have changed over time. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Nothing else they would rather do: Couple has twins, triplets under 14 months old

When Julie and David Grygla leave their St. George home, they prepare to be met with stares and questions. As the parents of 14-month-old triplet boys and 1-month-old twin girls, David and Julie... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Where you live impacts whether you'll marry by 26

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Where you grow up may have a bit of an effect on the chances that you'll be married by age 26, according to a New York Times analysis of data from Harvard economists who study upward mobility. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Census Bureau will keep marriage questions after all

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The Census Bureau decision to drop questions about marriage from its survey created a flurry of protests from researchers, academics and others. Now the plan is to keep those questions. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Does birth order really confer traits?

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Could personality traits really hinge on your place in the family birth order? Not everyone agrees, but there are tantalizing bits of consensus, experts say. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' features a winning formula

Speaking as one whose comic and superhero “geek credentials” could easily be called into question, I have to tell you that "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is amazing. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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ValueSpeak: Who's feeling The Pressure?

That last-second free throw during an NBA playoff game may be stressful or filled with anxiety or even extreme tension. But it is definitely not The Pressure. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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'At home' on the podium: Rei Hotoda to join Utah Symphony as its first female associate conductor

Utah Symphony has appointed Rei Hotoda as associate conductor. She is the first female to hold the position, and she will make her debut at the Deer Valley Music Festival on July 8, prior to the... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Brother tearfully explains his love for younger sister

Trenton Cochran is the epitome of a protective older brother. He says he would take a bullet for his younger sister, Lindsay, who has spinal muscular atrophy. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Cody K. Carlson: Why 'Age of Ultron' doesn't live up to original 'Avengers'

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" is a huge box office hit, though the film fails to live up to the original "Avengers" in many crucial ways. Too many characters, an unfocused narrative, and pacing... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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25 things you need to know about Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

Disneyland's Diamond Celebration begins May 22. Here is what to expect during the 60th anniversary of the Disneyland Resort. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Program transforms dilapidated houses into model homes

A Utah nonprofit is making big changes in communities one home at a time. It's called an "Idea House." Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Murray man meets son he didn't know he had 60 years later

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Dennis Fay received a telephone call a few months ago from a man in Chicago who thought he might be his son — a child the 80-year-old Murray man never knew he had. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Prying parents: Phone monitoring apps flourish in S. Korea

Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Pete Escovedo and Latin Jazz Band will close out 2014-15 Jazz SLC series

Pete Escovedo, musician, composer and the guardian of Latin jazz, will perform for the first time in Salt Lake City. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Lazy 'Pitch Perfect 2' is a snarky sour note for a conflicted franchise

“Pitch Perfect 2” isn’t as sneaky as its predecessor, but in spite of some funny moments, the franchise is still struggling to find the harmony between self-parody and sincerity. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Watch this paramedic propose to his girlfriend three years after saving her life

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Melissa Dohme, who was asked to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays baseball game earlier this week, was surprised by her boyfriend as he met her on the mound, knelt down and... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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'Teen Titans Go!: Appetite for Disruption' packs a comic punch

The contemporary cartoon lineup on cable networks is packed with sharp-witted animated series featuring humor that reaches multiple age groups. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Five for Families: ‘Sandlot’ is a nostalgic look at youth

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 »

May 14, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Bloopers shown under the end credits should not be a film’s highlight

The comedy “Hot Pursuit,” with Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, is a failed comedy whose funniest moments come as bloopers under the end credits. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Utah is the the sweet-tooth capital of the country, according to Hershey study

Residents of the Beehive State buy sweets at a rate that is nearly double the national average, according to Bloomberg. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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