Your kids haven't been out of school longer than two weeks, but they're already chanting "I'm bored!" every 10 minutes. Does this sound familiar? Instead of giving in to the screentime monster, here are some ideas to get their minds challenged and their bodies active all summer long.
July 02, 2015 | Becky Squire FamilyShare | National
The Obama administration has announced that it will move forward with plans to expand overtime pay in what Politico has called “the most ambitious government intervention on wages in a decade.”
July 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | National
The number of religiously unaffiliated has increased from roughly 16 to 23 percent of the adult population, according to a study done by the Pew Research Center.
July 02, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | National
California’s Legislature is poised to pass a law making it much harder to offer psychiatric medication to kids in foster care, responding to growing concern that foster kids get too many psychotropic medications.
July 02, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National
A Brown University student who had a mental breakdown before being put on medical leave has engaged in a dogged and so-far futile attempt to return to the campus, Buzzfeed reports, despite his having given up all alcohol and drugs and getting therapy.
July 01, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National
Information for parents about the film "Terminator Genisys":
July 01, 2015 | Shawn O'Neill Deseret News | National
One 9-year-old Washington girl is building a roof to put over the heads of the homeless in her community.
July 01, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | National
When I pulled out the number two and nine candles to stick on my cake last month and someone exclaimed, “You’re 92!?!” -- it hit me: People are going to start thinking I’m old.
July 01, 2015 | Alison Snyder FamilyShare | National
“Inside Out” was released recently to the critical accolades and audience adoration reminiscent of Pixar’s early days. Some critics said it was without question the best thing Pixar has ever released and went as far as to call “Inside Out” the studio’s masterpiece.
July 01, 2015 | Travis Poppleton KSL | National
The next time you want your baby to see your face, make sure you’re close to them.
July 01, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National
I got one of those spammy emails recently from Goodreads. Referring to a book I had on my “completed” list, the subject title was “Did you enjoy Animal Farm?”
July 01, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | National
“TERMINATOR GENISYS” — 2 1/2 stars — Jai Courtney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, J.K. Simmons; PG-13 (sci-fi violence, partial nudity, language); in general release
July 01, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | National
Can you just not get enough robots?
July 01, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National
Turns out being a bridesmaid is taxing in more ways than one.
July 01, 2015 | Sierra Theobald Deseret News | National
I have always been self-conscious about my appearance in general; how I look, how clothes fit me, and how my hair and make-up look. I am usually very good at staying in shape and have no problem wearing tight fitting clothes or even swimsuits, but after having my twins my body has never been the same. And now I am expecting again; With this pregnancy I tend to look overweight rather than pregnant. Even though I hate to admit it, I am bothered at how my body looks.
July 01, 2015 | Megan Shauri FamilyShare | National
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July 03, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places
The Fourth of July is tomorrow and revelers across the nation are preparing to toast their independence with family and friends. For many Americans, backyard barbecues are synonymous with the Fourth of July, a day that, in the United States of America, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
July 03, 2015 | | People & Places
On Friday afternoon, Morningside of Camden became an art gallery.
July 01, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places
On the night before his team was to leave to play in the first round of last weekend's Palmetto Invitational tournament along the Grand Strand, Kershaw County American Legion head coach Will Dorton expressed reservations about playing four games in less than 48 hours so close to the end of the League III season and with the state playoffs on the horizon.
July 01, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports
This was the unkindest cut of all.
June 29, 2015 | Tom Didato | Sports
The KershawHealth Board of Trustees' executive committee voted unanimously Thursday night to extend a letter of intent (LOI) concerning the pending takeover of the hospital by Capella Healthcare, of Franklin, Tenn., to July 31.
June 29, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Healthcare
A 43-year-old man died Thursday night after apparently running through a stop sign at a T-intersection and driving into a wooded area.
June 29, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire
Kudos to our various law enforcement agencies for working together to get some folks off our streets who needed to be stopped. At the top of our list are Bethune Police Chief Joey Cobb, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for arresting two people (and there may be more to come) for the June 23 armed robbery of Sandhills Bank in Bethune.
June 29, 2015 | | Editorials
When I was a wise-elbowed, wet nosed kid barely out of college, a lot of people used to annoy me with questions about what I wanted to do for a living.
June 29, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns
(Kathleen Parker wrote this column in advance of President Barack Obama's appearance in Charleston for State Sen. Clementa Pinckney's funeral.)
June 29, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns
Camden City Council approved first reading of an ordinance to issue public utility bonds not to exceed $7 million during its June 23 meeting.
June 29, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden
The John D. Kennedy Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) held a marker dedication service for Henry Cool Salmond and his daughter, Louise C. Salmond Porter Proctor, on June 20 at Quaker Cemetery in Camden.
June 29, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Military
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will auction off Old Armory Steak & Seafood restaurant's inventory and a van belonging to the restaurant on July 15.
June 29, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Business
June 29, 2015 | | Ariail
Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.
June 29, 2015 | | People & Places