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Chris Hicks: ‘Double Indemnity,’ ‘Field of Dreams’ among July’s classics in theaters

Classic movies on local theater screens during July include “Double Indemnity” and “Field of Dreams,” among many others. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Father posts comical narration of son's T-ball game

Everybody gets a chance to play; no one cares who wins; and the game usually ends with treats. It's T-ball season, and Penn Holderness narrates his son's T-ball game in a funny video posted Thursday. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Wil can fly: Utah dad photographs toddler with Down syndrome, highlights his limitless potential

If Alan Lawrence could go back 18 months, just moments before his wife Nikki gave birth to their fifth child, he would tell himself one thing: "The future is very bright." Read more »

June 25, 2015

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'Jurassic World' breaks Pixar's streak

Dinosaurs rule the box office for a second week in a row, breaking Pixar's perfect streak of No. 1 hits. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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The underlying spiritual themes of Pixar films and what they teach kids

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With underlying spiritual themes in its popular films and an upcoming short featuring religion, Pixar is fostering kids' spiritual side. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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The site new parents are looking to for tips

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ZEFR, a YouTube marketing and data company, released a study on Thursday that shares research on the massive amount of pregnancy and parenting tips shared on YouTube, and how YouTube is becoming a... Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Afton strong: LDS teen spends final days at church and temple, caring for others

"We were all crying," said Afton's father, Robert Wallace. "It’s the worst news that you could have. Then she said, ‘Dad, can I go to the temple?'" Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Lindsey Stirling announces release of memoir, 'The Only Pirate at the Party'

Lindsey Stirling announced Sunday the release of a memoir, "The Only Pirate at the Party," which will share personal experiences from her childhood, her struggle with anorexia and her rise to fame. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Chris Hicks: 2 classic Japanese animated films receive Blu-ray upgrades

A pair of classic animated films from the famed Japanese Studio Ghibli have earned Blu-ray upgrades from Disney Home Video. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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UTubers: Children share their thoughts on LDS missions

Children share what they think it might be like to serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in this YouTube video. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Christopher Lee was baby boomers’ Frankenstein, Mummy, Dracula

Long before he played villains in the Star Wars prequels and the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, Christopher Lee was the baby-boomer generation’s Frankenstein, Mummy and Dracula. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Jurassic World' fails to capture the magic of 'Jurassic Park'

Each sequel has tried to recapture the magic of "Jurassic Park," and each has failed — including "Jurassic World." Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Hal Holbrook as ‘The Senator’ makes its DVD debut this week

The excellent but largely forgotten 1970s TV series “The Senator,” starring Hal Holbrook, makes its DVD debut this week. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Balancing act: It's important to try to do hard things, at work and in life

When my 9-year-old son struggled with a difficult birthday party experience, my wife assured him that he could do hard things. I'm constantly reminding myself that I can, too. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Chris Hicks: 1939 classic movies receive Blu-ray upgrades this week

A new collection of films from 1939 brings four classic titles to Blu-ray for the first time. Read more »

June 13, 2015

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Chris Hicks: The entire ‘Parks and Recreation’ sitcom is on DVD this week

The sitcom “Parks and Recreation” gets the complete-series box-set treatment this week on DVD. Read more »

June 12, 2015

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Two-parent families more prominent in northern than southern U.S.

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There is a distinct line between northern and southern states in the U.S., and this time, it's about family structure. Research has found that the North is more likely to host children who grow up... Read more »

June 12, 2015

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Chris Hicks: ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ on home video this week

“Rizzoli & Isles” keeps on rolling through season five, and “Justified” comes to an end with Season 6, both newly released on home video this week. Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Chris Hicks: ‘McFarland, USA’ leads movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week

Movies released on Blu-ray and DVD this week are led by “McFarland, USA,” an uplifting sports story starring Kevin Costner. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Chris Hicks: The Cartwrights meet the Mormons in a new ‘Bonanza’ DVD

A two-part 1966 episode of “Bonanza” about Mormons being persecuted in a small Nevada town makes its DVD debut this week. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: Essential tools for raising boys in troubling times

Boys continue to fall behind, both in school and society. Here are eight tools to help raise your boys to be men. Read more »

June 2, 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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Chris Hicks: Cursing in ‘Avengers 2’ and other shows kids watch is no joke

There’s a running gag in the “Avengers” sequel about profanity, and it’s pretty funny until it ends on an obvious and unfortunate note. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of sacrifice, heartbreak and redemption

A young family has been reunified in Utah from Kenya but not after spending thousands of dollars, sacrificing a job, a car and many sleepless nights of worry about the baby boy they had to leave... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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