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Deseret News National Edition: Sen. Mike Lee discusses American families, LDS Church looks to debunk myths

Here's this week's Deseret News National Edition, highlighted by a conversation with Sen. Mike Lee and a look at some of the myths surrounding the LDS church. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Excessive testing angers parents, but supporters see it as necessary

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Florida is ground zero for test mania, The New York Times reports. . Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Boston man seeks to promote chivalry as way to encourage self-worth

National Edition

James Michael Sama writes: "While men should perform chivalrous acts, women also should see it for what it is — respect towards them." Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Mean to the Max: Iconic characters coming to Capitol Theatre for Dr. Seuss' 'Grinch' musical

The national tour of "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" will slink into town Nov. 18-23 at the Capitol Theatre. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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McLean collaboration presents new musical Christmas tale

This Christmas season, in addition to his integral role as Uncle John in the "The Forgotten Carols," Michael McLean and his son Scott have teamed up to write a Christmas musical presented as a... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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Researchers predict higher relationship failure for mates that are 'partner poached'

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A recent study claims that if you steal someone's significant other you are more likely to have a dysfunctional relationship. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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Egg freezing hits the party circuit on East and West coasts

National Edition

Once a way to preserve the ability to have children for women with cancer and other medical conditions, egg freezing is becoming a way to stop the biological clock. And on both coasts, the practice... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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TV review: ‘State of Affairs’ off to an intriguing start

Political intrigue, a mystery to be solved and a beautiful CIA agent give NBC’s newest series “State of Affairs” a great first edge. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Holiday commercial reenacts WWI Christmas Day truce

It was a cold Christmas Eve in 1914 when British and German soldiers participated in a truce that has been remembered ever since. Now, Sainsbury has released a commercial that reenacts the historic... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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ValueSpeak: Magic in the mundane

I totally understand the jubilation on the faces of exuberant European Space Agency officials this week when their remarkable Philae landing probe landed on a comet. I felt the exact same thing... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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Erin Stewart: Why President Obama is wrong about stay-at-home motherhood

President Obama's recent comments on stay-at-home mothers send the message that stay-at-home mothers are not as valuable as working mothers. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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Steve Eaton: It won’t be a wonderful life if you end up without a pink knit cap

Life gets real busy. I got a sneak peak into how I might feel about my own life if I finish it without a pink knit cap. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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The delicate politics of school holidays

National Edition

The decision by the Montgomery County (Md.) Board of Education to remove religious names from school holidays may be a smart political move, but it nonetheless postpones a more substantial Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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The uncensored Grimm fairy tales are even more grim than you thought

National Edition

Grimm Brothers fairy tales, in their original telling, were actually pretty … um, grim. Now a new translation, hailed as a blow against censorship, is proving it anew. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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'From the NICU to the moon': Photos of newborn babies go viral, share hope

Jessica Wright is inspired by her patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta every day. Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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What missing class in Kindergarten means for high school

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Impact of absenteeism can last well into adulthood, researcher, advocate say. . Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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40 percent of marrying Americans have already tied the knot at least once

National Edition

Remarriage is common. In 40 percent of new marriages, one or both spouses has been married at least once before. Men are more likely to remarry than women who've been married before. It's also... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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Newborn edition: 10 things mommy blogs taught me to worry about

For a young single adult gal, mommy blogs are oddly enticing, but a bit too much mommy blog time can cause a bit too much pre-mommy-stress time. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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'Cool' kids may not turn out so hot, study shows

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Socially precocious youths who are ahead of their peers and popular early don't seem to fare as well after the final bell rings, according to research from the University of Virginia. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

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One-in-five share faith online, opening door to face-to-face evangelism

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One-in-five Americans share something about faith online, a new Pew Research Center study finds. Internet experts say posting a prayer or religious photo can open the door for more serious online... Read more »

Nov. 8, 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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Jimmy Kimmel Halloween prank brings tears to eyes of kids (+video)

Jimmy Kimmel brought tears to the eyes of many children recently. But they weren't tears of joy. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2013

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Book review: 'The Raven Boys' dives into psychic suspense

Maggie Stiefvater's newest book, "The Raven Boys," pulls young adult readers into an intense telepathic adventure. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2012

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