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The Clean Cut: Man without arms and legs has a message about body image

While not having arms or legs may limit Chris' abilities, he's determined to pursue his passion.

Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family

Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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'Fiddler on the Roof' coming to Sundance

"I view this play as a parable," said James Arrington, director of "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Sundance Resort outdoor amphitheater. "I think it's a parable about mankind." Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: 'Netherwood' is a flawed story of romance, historical detail

For those looking for a "Downton Abbey"-like romance to sink into while waiting for the next season, "Netherwood" is one choice — but writing flaws abound. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: ‘Cavendon Hall’ is a captivating journey

“Cavendon Hall” is a captivating journey which will leave the reader curious as loyalties are tested and traitors are revealed. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: ‘Manor of Secrets’ is fun young adult fare

Two teenage girls, one who lives in opulence and the other a mere kitchen maid, find their lives interconnected in “Manor of Secrets,” a book that delves into the upstairs and... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Photos: Youths celebrate state's pioneer heritage with parade

Utahns gather Saturday to celebrate the state's heritage in the Days of '47 Youth Parade in Salt Lake City. The event is one of the largest youth parades in the United States and features floats,... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Marvelous 'Les Miserables' leads UFOMT season

"Oklahoma!" and "Les Miserables" may be familiar to many theatergoers, but they are given strong presentations by Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Utah author brings a new adventure to Spirit Animals in 'Fire and Ice'

The four young Greencloaks and their Spirit Animals search for a blue talisman and the giant bear Saka as the Devourer attacks in Utah author Shannon Hale's "Fire and Ice." Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: 'Complete Scripts, Season 2' shares behind-the-scenes peek at 'Downton Abbey'

“The Complete Scripts, Season 2” includes notes from Julian Fellowes about the scenes and what they were trying to accomplish in just a few lines, along with some of the historical... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: 'The Profligate Son' shares a cautionary tale of folly, vice in 19th century Britain

"The Profligate Son: A True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain,” by Nicola Phillips, tells the story of a teenage Regency era gentleman who... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Book review: Habits of the House trilogy ends in a whimper

Author Fay Weldon, one of the screenwriters for the original British TV series "Upstairs, Downstairs" delves into the storyline she knows best for the final installment of her Habits of the House... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Utah Shakespeare Festival artistic directors manage a plethora of responsibilites

Since taking on the roles of artistic directors in 2011, Brian Vaughn and David Ivers have struck a balance that has allowed the festival to not only survive but also thrive. Read more »

July 19, 2014

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This one graph can help parents better protect their kids from domestic violence

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Domestic violence starts young, very young. Ages 18-24 are the best times to talk to your children and friends about finding and staying in healthy relationships. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Anti-porn rally aims at keeping sexualized ads out of community

Friday morning at 11 a.m., a group of concerned citizens, with the support of numerous anti-pornography organizations, will rally at The Square at 2600 South and 525 West in Bountiful to encourage... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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New helicopter can support baby boom across Intermountain West

The University Hospital AirMed fleet has six helicopters, one of which can now transports high-risk pregnant patients and prenatal babies. Sandie Boardman broke in the new helicopter in November... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Freedom through architecture

We love to see firsthand the freedom our clients find when they remodel their homes. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Motherhood Matters: Tried-and-true road trip tips for families

Different things will work for different families, but here are some hard-won tips that work for my family that might help make your road trips less stressful and more joyful. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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‘Orphan Black,’ ‘Cedar Cove’ arrive on home video this week

The second season of the riveting sci-fi series “Orphan Black,” with Tatiana Maslany playing a variety of clones, and the gentle Hallmark series “Cedar Cove” have landed on... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Board game roundup: A race to encourage players to build the best city

The race to build the best city is the theme behind Mad City, a game for one to six players. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Short film depicts special relationship between grandmother and grandson

There's a unique bond between a grandmother and her grandson, and a new short film portrays that relationship. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Trio of Utah men create adult-size slip and slide in downtown Salt Lake City

John Malfatto, T.R. Gourley and David Wulf will stage the first ever Slide the City even in downtown Salt Lake this Saturday. The giant water slide will take participants from the State Capitol to... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Camping with Bluetooth: Should you bring the Internet along on your next family vacation?

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Americans are camping, and they're doing it to get in touch with nature. But does that mean technology can't come along for the ride? Read more »

July 18, 2014

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British woman's selfies shed light on mental illness

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Rebecca Brown was 14 when she started taking selfies to document her struggle with trichotillomania — a disorder that leads to compulsive hair pulling. Now 21, she's created a video montage... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Are Advanced Placement courses worth it?

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AP classes have endured scrutiny over the last few years, causing students, parents and admissions officers to ask if they're still worth it. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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How to save your kids from future abusive relationships

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The best strategy for dealing with what might be early warning signs of domestic violence? An exit strategy and the will to live it. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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