'Unicorns are everywhere': Cartoonist Dana Simpson shares lessons on friendship in comic strip 'Phoebe and Her Unicorn'

On March 30, the comic strip “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” will begin syndication in newspapers across the United States, including the Deseret News. For cartoonist Dana Simpson, it’s... Read more »


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Kim Cowart: Great competitors make a sport better

Great competitors use the successes of others to make themselves better. Read more »


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Cyclist killed on training run after colliding with semitrailer

A Utah County cycling team of about 50 riders was out for a Saturday team ride when one of the members was struck and killed by a semitrailer. Read more »


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Does it really matter if you grew up rich and your spouse grew up poor?

Duke University sociology professor Jessi Streib thinks we might be misunderstanding how "cross-class" marriages really work. Read more »


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Utah State set to hire assistant Tim Duryea as new head basketball coach

It would seem that Stew Morrill got his wish. The Deseret News has confirmed an ESPN.com report written by Jeff Goodman early Sunday evening that Utah State associate coach Tim Duryea has been... Read more »


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Ogden police cruiser hit as officer responds to call

The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving an Ogden police cruiser. Read more »


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Jordan Allen's first career goal rallies Real Salt Lake to victory

Jordan Allen's first career MLS goal, in the 89th minute, carried Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over Toronto at Rio Tinto Stadium on Sunday. Read more »


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Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

Iran may accept new constraints on uranium enrichment but is pushing back about the length of limits on technology it could use to make nuclear arms, Western officials told The Associated Press on... Read more »

'Killing Jesus' takes up middle ground on question of Christ's divinity

Nat Geo's new TV movie, based on the best-selling book by Bill O'Reillly, is neither the best nor the worst depiction of the story of Jesus in recent years, but Christian audiences may have a hard... Read more »


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Charles Krauthammer: The GOP racing form: First edition

With Ted Cruz announcing his candidacy, it's time to use racing formats to take a look at the best potential candidates for the GOP, such as Rand Paul, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Chris Christie and... Read more »


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Utah taxpayers will pay millions more in wake of 2015 Legislative session

Transportation and education gained $100 million in additional funding in the 2015 Utah Legislature, thanks to the biggest tax increase in nearly two decades. Read more »


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With Kanter rant behind them, Jazz face T-Wolves Monday night

After breaking their four-game losing streak with a win over Enes Kanter and Oklahoma City Saturday, the Utah Jazz face Minnesota Monday night in Minneapolis. Read more »


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