School fees: Is Utah really family friendly?

I recognize the family values that so many Utahns uphold, and I’m grateful for the good people who provide education here. However, please don’t laud yourself as “family... Read more »

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Why I love my invisible friend

I'm writing here to let atheists know that I think they’re right, at least about God being an invisible friend. Where they’re wrong is in supposing that surrendering to this unseen... Read more »

Faith

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Is James Foley a martyr? A brutal death sparks a faith-based debate

Many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, have begun calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint. Yet that characterization has left others uneasy. Read more »

U.S. & World

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Utah Utes video: Dirk Facer tells us what to look for as Utes open season

Deseret News University of Utah beat writer Dirk Facer shares his insight as the Utes open the season Thursday against Idaho State. Read more »

Sports

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In our opinion: Recent Napa Valley earthquake reminds Utahns to be prepared

Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? Read more »

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Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »

Moneywise

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Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river Wednesday after a third bound man, wet and also covered with stab... Read more »

Picturing history: San Bernardino Ranch camp, Mormon Battalion

In an expanse of desert about 15 miles east of what is now Douglas, Arizona, the Mormon Battalion set up a rest camp near the San Bernardino Ranch in early December 1846. Read more »

Faith

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Would you rather get married earlier, or stay married longer? Here's what the data says (+photos)

Tall men marry earlier but are more likely to cheat and divorce. Short men are more likely to stay married, according to new research that indicates it's the height of ignorance to discount... Read more »

Family

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Take away the TV, increase your sixth-grader's emotional intelligence

Preteens who turned off the TV and stepped away from other screens for a few days were much better at reading other people's emotions, according to a new study. They also managed to have fun, the... Read more »

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A New York Times article said Michael Brown was 'no angel' — Is that fair? (+photos)

A New York Times article detailing the life of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teen Michael Brown said the teen was "no angel," and has shifted the conversation about Brown's death. Read more »

 
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