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Dinner table conversations: here is a list of articles we think your family may enjoy reading and discussing around the dinner table. A graphic is attached to each story with questions that can facilitate a thoughtful family conversation. Bon appetit.

Consumer debt shifting around

Consumer debt is shifting around as mortgages are written off and Americans adjust their priorities. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2013

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Report cards released for Utah schools; 56 percent earn either A or B grades

Utah schools received their report cards Tuesday morning with the release of new school grades based on proficiency in language arts, mathematics and science, and the... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2013

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Fixing education: Is it possible we're asking the wrong questions?

At a time when the journalism and education communities are generally celebrating the new book “The Smartest Kids in the World,” one author dares to... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2013

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'Karate Kid,' high heels and hidden influences on your buying

A new study from BYU illustrates how hidden influences can affect buying behavior — and not always in the best way. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2013

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Media reactions to Miley Cyrus' MTV performance 'veered between disgust and sadness'

In her raunchy appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards, the 20-year-old Cyrus elicited media reactions that “veered between disgust and sadness.” Read more »

Aug. 26, 2013

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Mom of 2 stands up against 'soft porn' trailer on ABC

Rebeca Seitz was enjoying a pastry and cereal with her 8-year-old son one morning last week while watching ABC's "Good Morning America" when she was suddenly shocked... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2013

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