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Honoring the past: Things to do in Utah this weekend for Pioneer Day

This weekend Utah honors the pioneers who travelled across the plains and settled the area in which we live.

Magna salutes America during July 4 celebration

Magna will salute America during an Independence Day celebration featuring a host of activities. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Winners announced at the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition

The five finalists of the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition performed with the Utah Symphony on Tuesday, followed by awards based on their overall performance... Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Jim Bennett: What 9 years of blogging has taught me

Almost nine years of blogging has taken me to some very unexpected places. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Chris Hicks: Drone-warfare thriller ‘Eye in the Sky’ is on Blu-ray, DVD

The thoughtful and disturbing “Eye in the Sky,” set against drone warfare in the age of international terrorism, is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Five for Families: Films that celebrate Americana

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate independence, triumph and a bit of nostalgia. Here are five family-friendly films that focus on the culture and history of America for families to consider. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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'America's Got Talent' finalist Piff the Magic Dragon to perform in SLC

America’s Got Talent contestant John van der Put, more commonly known by his stage name, Piff the Magic Dragon, will be stopping to perform his nation wide known magic tricks on July 7–... Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Taking 'different steps': Experts explain the challenges, advantages of adapting novels into films

Along with the release of "The Legend of Tarzan" and "The BFG" on July 1, Hollywood has experienced an influx of films being adapted from novels, with at least 30 films based on novels that have... Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: Creating a summer schedule

Today is the first day of summer for my family. School is out, the weather is great, and we are excited. So why did I end up in such a grumpy mood this morning? Read more »

June 30, 2016

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The Clean Cut: LDS mom gets surprised by son's return from the U.S. Army

Kyle Kracht returned home to Utah to surprise his mom after not seeing her for almost five years. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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UTubers: Jenny Oaks Baker makes Americana music video with her 4 children

LDS violinist Jenny Oaks Baker teamed up with her four children to celebrate Independence Day through music. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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The Best Cars for Summer Family Road Trips

Story by graphiq about best summer cars for family road trips Read more »

June 30, 2016

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UTubers: Lindsey Stirling releases new music video featuring Derek Hough

In addition to a new music video uploaded by Lindsey Stirling (featuring Derek Hough), her new album "Brave Enough" became available Tuesday for preorder. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Celebrate the 4th at Freedom Festival’s Grand Parade in Provo

Provo’s annual Freedom Festival Grand Parade — featuring bands, professionally crafted floats, giant helium balloons, and local and national performers — will begin at 9 a.m. on... Read more »

June 29, 2016

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UTubers: Studio C, devinsupertramp featured in Stuart Edge's 100th YouTube video

UTuber Stuart Edge attended VidCon, and met up with a couple other Utah YouTube stars to create a dancing music video. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: How to get happiness at a bargain rate

Sure, you can buy happiness. The problem is, most of us try to buy it in the wrong places. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Arianne Brown: 5 tips on how to stay healthy while on vacation

Maintaining a health and fitness regimen while on vacation is often a hard thing to do. Here are five tips on how to stay healthy while on vacation. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Dave Ramsey: Navigating the line between generosity and overspending

If you just say you’re going to give away your whole income and let the government support you at the expense of your family, that’s not biblical. And it’s not a wise way to live... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Linda & Richard Eyre: Top parenting ideas No. 5 — Refining family traditions

Everyone, particularly every child, needs an identity larger than himself — something he belongs to, feels part of, gains security and protection from. This deep identity and security should... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Area summer reading programs are for more than children

Summer reading programs, offered by public libraries, help kids and teens avoid "summer slide" and have fun reading over the summer. Libraries also offer programs for adults, and librarians... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: How I justify mommy fun

Most of us are probably familiar with the catchy 80’s song “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.” Well, I’m here to tell you that moms just wanna have fun, too —no, they need to... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Utah native makes extreme rope swing video

Devin Graham, or DevinSupertramp, has over 4 million subscribers on YouTube. He recently uploaded a new extreme video featuring a rope swing over an Idaho river. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Twila Van Leer: Technology makes writing, publishing an ancestor's story easier

Writing a book about an ancestor has never been easier. Technology has made it simple to self-publish even when you want copies only for family. Of course, once you have decided to undertake the... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Wright Words: 8 summertime activities under $8

What if long car trips, cross-country adventures or expensive excursions aren’t on the summertime agenda? Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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West Valley mom creates special needs baseball league

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Erin Stewart: 5 tips for moms to survive and enjoy summer

Tips to keep your sanity while school's out, and maybe even enjoy it. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Wise Tech Choices initiative seeks to educate 21st century Scouts

The nonprofit organization Internet Keep Safe Coalition joined the Boy Scouts of America's Great Salt Lake Council on Monday to launch Wise Tech Choices, a new initiative promoting digital balance... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Mobile farmers market to serve 'food desert' communities in west S.L.

Families living in Glendale and Poplar Grove communities can now buy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the week at Urban Greens Market, a new mobile market stand providing local produce at... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Rep. Love hosts poverty discussion with Missouri Democrat

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, hosted a discussion on poverty Monday with a group of community advocates and leaders — and, in a show of bipartisanship, a Democratic congressman from Missouri. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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UTubers: LDS family, Peter Hollens create 'Sound of Music' video

The "Shaytards" and Peter Hollens collaborated to make a "Sound of Music" medley on YouTube. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Centerville’s July 4th celebration kicks off Friday

Centerville’s Fourth of July celebration will kick off Friday with a youth street dance sponsored by the Centerville City Youth Council. The dance, which starts at 9 p.m., will be held behind... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Scammers take more than money when they exploit older Americans

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Scammers manage each year to wrest more than $36 billion from older Americans. But what's lost is more than money. And fighting back helps protect folks of all ages from being scammed. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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45 new locations open to provide free summer meals for kids

The federally funded Summer Food Service Program has responded to Utah's more than 220,000 hungry students by opening 45 new locations this year, making the state home to 283 free summer lunch... Read more »

June 26, 2016

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How the tech industry grew a rural Utah town by 417 percent in just one year

As Utah County's prosperity spills over into the once small town of Vineyard, the town's population is booming with a projection that will grow from a few hundred to at least 40,000. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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‘Project (Un)Popular’ explores middle school popularity, friendship

Kristen Tracy's novel "Project (Un)Popular" tells of best friends Perry and Venice, who are yearbook photographers for their middle school and decide to take the social injustice of middle school... Read more »

June 26, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: For the lonely mothers in the summer

Like many mothers, my heart has always anticipated the school bell on that last day, releasing the troops for summer vacation. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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'Duck Dynasty' stars reveal their 'guide to a happy marriage'

National Edition

Just weeks before the July 6 premiere of the 10th season of "Duck Dynasty," A&E Networks has released a comical, advice-filled teaser trailer about the importance of building a happy and lasting... Read more »

June 25, 2016

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'Warriors Over the Wasatch' on track to exceed 600,000 attendance (+photos)

An estimated 300,000 Utahns packed parking lots blocks away and stood in massive lines to see Saturday's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show Saturday, one of Utah's largest events. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Meet the retired nurse who pays women not to have abortions

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A Pennsylvania woman is working to stop abortion one pregnancy at a time — by paying women to carry their babies to term. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Hale Center Theater Orem to stage 'Xanadu' to raise money for director battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Hale Center Theater in Orem is bringing “Xanadu” back to the stage with many members of its 2013 cast to raise money for director Chris Clark, who was recently diagnosed with Lou... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Renovation Solutions: Tips for choosing an exterior paint color for your house

Be thoughtful and proactive about choosing an exterior paint color for your house. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Chris Hicks: Vintage TV series ‘Daniel Boone’ and ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ are now on DVD

Two vintage TV series that are fan favorites land on DVD this week, “Daniel Boone” and “Baa Baa Black Sheep.” Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Utah Arts Festival expects 90,000 visitors for its 40th year

The Utah Arts Festival, marking its 40th year, is one of only 11 festivals in the country consecutively running since 1976. It runs downtown through Sunday. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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The Clean Cut: 'American Idol' winner performs emotional tribute to grandfather at the Grand Ole Opry

Scotty McCreery performed his song, "Five More Minutes," to express how he wished he could have more time with people he loved. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Primary Children's Hospital chaplains laugh, cry and pray with families

They listen, laugh, cry and pray with kids and their parents who are suffering. From Catholic Mass to LDS Sacrament Meeting, Primary Children's Hospital chaplain services provide emotional support... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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UTubers: Utah YouTube stars unite for an emotional, hopeful cause

GENTRI and Madilyn Paige perform a rendition of "Say Something" and "Angel" to highlight the Operation Underground Railroad organization's efforts to end child slavery. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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'Resurgence' is a weak payoff for fans of 1996's 'Independence Day' (+Points for Parents)

“Independence Day: Resurgence” feels like a reunion concert for a classic rock band that’s missing its lead singer. It’s fun to hear some of the old songs, but you know you... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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