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Majority of parents turn to social media for support, information

When it comes to the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, today’s parents are turning to social media to find that village.That’s according to a new Pew Research survey of 2,000 American...

July 19, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | Trending Topics

Child poverty is declining, but there's still a long way to go

Child poverty has been on an incremental decline over the past decade, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.“Overall, 20 percent of children in the U.S., or 14.7 million, lived in p...

July 19, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business

Why Harper Lee was decades ahead of her time with ‘Go Set a Watchman’

Get ready — you can pick up a copy of “Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee, the sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning “To Kill a Mockingbird.”The novel’s first chapter, though, is available now on The ...

July 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

Have You Seen This? The beauty of dad dancing

THE DANCEFLOOR — Dads are having a moment."Dad bod” is in with the In crowd, the Internet is full of puns and dad jokes ("Nice to meet you Hungry, I’m dad"), and now there’s this video, which intro...

July 19, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | Trending Topics

Parents' cellphone use makes kids feel 'unimportant'

By spending too much time on your phone, you might be sending a very strong and unintentional message to your children: They’re unimportant.A new global survey of 6,000 parents and children reveale...

July 19, 2015 | Jessica Ivins KSL | Trending Topics

What parents should know about 'Ant-Man'

THE UNSEEN WORLD — Marvel’s “Ant-Man” is a bit of a departure from its earlier superhero fare. Sure, there is fighting, talk of Avengers and Hydra, but “Ant-Man” would be better categorized as a he...

July 19, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Entertainment

This video wants to remind mothers who struggle with postpartum depression that they're not alone

Despite a widespread reluctance to talk about them, mood or anxiety disorders are a common element in many pregnancies.A new video produced by Postpartum Progress, a blog dedicated to supporting wo...

July 19, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business

San Diego's famous Balboa Park hits the century mark

SAN DIEGO — A century ago, the world came to San Diego, a city many didn't know existed, for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition to celebrate the opening of the Panama Canal.San Diego, today the ...

July 19, 2015 | Michael Schuman Deseret News | Entertainment

Second season of Hallmark Channel’s ‘Cedar Cove’ series on DVD this week

The second season of “Cedar Cove” is on DVD this week, along with season sets of “WKRP in Cincinnati” and “Little House On the Prairie.”“Cedar Cove: Season Two” (Cinedigm/DVD, 2014, three discs, 12...

July 19, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment

Scheuerman reunion

The annual reunion of descendants of Conrad Scheuerman, Elizabeth Schwindt Scheuerman and Rosa Matal Scheuerman will begin at 3 p.m. on Aug. 1. with a BBQ and games at the Claflin Community Center,...

July 19, 2015 | | Reunions

This vacation, remember agriculture

All across our country Americans are checking their automobiles, installing GPSs, studying road maps, printing off directions from MapQuest and adding another item to their "to do" lists in prepara...

July 19, 2015 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Fashion Revue Champs

July 19, 2015 | | Local Life

Great Bend Evening Lions Club

The Great Bend Evening Lions Club presented the Melvin Jones Fellowship award to Elward (Eldy) Hiss for his 42 years of humanitarian service to the highest degree. Eldy has shown stalwart dedicatio...

July 19, 2015 | | Club News

Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Matt Deighton – Molly and the Tornado

When a disaster strikes, what do we need? First aid, emergency help, transportation, supplies, and more. Maybe we also need something to lift our spirits, in the way that only a good dog can do. To...

July 19, 2015 | By Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State Un | Local Life

Local students earn a spot on 4.0 business honor scholars list at FHSU

Business students who earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during the spring 2015 semester have been named to the College of Business and Entrepreneurship Honor Scholar list at Fort Hays State University. Thes...

July 19, 2015 | | Education

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