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'Idol' alum Brooke White creates album to fight child sex trafficking

White knows this is a heavy subject that people may avoid, but she also knows that standing by won't help.

Photo-transfer projects make easy handmade gifts

Busy lives may require sacrifices, but forgoing handmade gifts for the holidays doesn't have to be one of them. We only need to plan well to have our crafts and give them away too. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Apple demands developers to change a mobile app that resembles The Burn Book from 2004's 'Mean Girls'

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The Burn Book from 2004's "Mean Girls" is brought to life in a new app that is causing a stir in high schools across the nation. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ gets a gorgeous Blu-ray upgrade

“Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” “Pete Kelly’s Blues” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray” all earn Blu-ray upgrades, leading a bevy of vintage titles released... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Quirks and quips make PTC's ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ enchanting

Pioneer Theatre Company's witty "Peter and the Starcatcher" runs through Dec. 20. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Chris Pratt says being a dad is better than being an actor

Chris Pratt, a star of one of this summer's most successful movies, "Guardians of the Galaxy," recently spoke about the importance of his role, not as a superhero, but as a dad. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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The Clean Cut: UPS driver grants 4-year-old boy's wish

This Christmas, UPS isn’t only delivering packages. With the slogan, “Wishes delivered,” UPS is inviting people to submit any wish before the New Year with the promise that for... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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An 'elephant mom' stands up for the right to parent as she pleases

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No "tiger" mom, this "elephant" mom doesn't let her kids cry themselves to sleep. They're not working on developing grit. She wants to be a warm, safe place where her children can be as big or as... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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'Princess Bride' star Cary Elwes to visit Utah, reflects on making of classic film

Twenty-seven years after the release of the now classic film "The Princess Bride," actor Cary Elwes — aka "As You Wish" Westley — brings readers and fans an interesting and hilarious... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Over half of U.S. infants sleep with unsafe bedding

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Researchers find that nearly 55 percent of U.S. infants sleep with unsafe bedding material that may increase the risk of SIDS. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Low-income couples given an opportunity to marry at mass wedding in Brazil

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Around 2,000 low-income couples in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were given the opportunity to marry for free this weekend. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Young adults are not reaching marital aspirations, here are some reasons why

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A recent study explores the challenges that many young single adults face in their marital endeavors. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Here's why you can't say 'no' to that boring date

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A recent study explains why some people accept date offers from unsuitable dating partners. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Like father like child: why your future may be closely tied to your father's income and education

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A child’s odds of breaking out of poverty or gaining a college education are heavily shaped by the father’s income and education level, says Richard Reeves of the Brookings Institution. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Single-sex education picks up some steam

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Single-sex education: Is it a real answer or an ill-informed placebo? Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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What we've lost and what we've gained by having children

I will never stop believing that, someday, what we’ve gained is going to feel so much bigger than what we gave up. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Utah dad uses artistic talent, over 900 lunch sack doodles to express love for his children

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While some dads may try to connect with their children by cooking their favorite meal or fixing a broken toy, Garth Bruner has learned that he can use his artistic talent to let his children know... Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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The No. 1 cause of divorce may not be what you think

I’m convinced the No. 1 cause of divorce is not adultery, financial problems or irreconcilable difference. Those are most often symptoms of a deeper problem. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Local theaters bringing stars, magic and Scrooges to stage for holiday season

'Tis the season for holiday shows! A look at four productions taking place in area theaters. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Motherhood Matters: If Pinterest makes you feel like a failure as a mother

My mother didn't specialize in home decor or gourmet cooking, and she didn't lift weights or run marathons. But she makes me feel like I am the most important, wonderful person ever born. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Value Speak: The real St. Patrick's Day

So if we're really going to celebrate St. Patrick and what he was about we should probably do it in church, perhaps while reading his autobiographical "Confession," in which Patrick chronicled his... Read more »

March 14, 2014

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The war on boys: Young men losing ground in education, emotional health and jobs

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Boys across America are losing ground. It's a situation so dire that three dozen national experts have formed a bipartisan commission to bolster their proposal that President Obama establish a... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2012

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The war on boys: Sex, media and violence

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SALT LAKE CITY — In the middle of a crowd of kids waiting for the bus in front of a westside middle school, one of the girls drops her book bag and two boys scramble to grab it, nearly... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2012

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