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‘Blue Bloods,’ ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ ‘Who’ on DVD

The latest season of the police procedural "Blue Bloods," about a family of law enforcers, the "Avengers" TV spinoff "Marvel's Agents of "S.H.I.E.L.D." and the latest incarnation of "Doctor Who" lead new television shows on DVD this week.

September 16, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | National

Bride surprises dying dad with wedding in hospital room

ORANGE, Calif. -- A bride who knew her father had only weeks to live surprised him by canceling her dream wedding and brought the ceremony to his hospital room so he could give her away and dance with her.

September 16, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder KSL | National

Year-round school calendar: Will it benefit students?

It's mid-September, and most schools have barely begun classes, but students at Rosa Parks Elementary School are getting ready for vacation. Fall break for the Portland, Oregon, elementary school starts on Sept. 22 and runs for three weeks.

September 16, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National

My third failed attempt at breastfeeding, and it's OK

I've come to know the sound all too well -- the unmistakable suction of the breast pump. In fact, my breast pump and I have spent so much time together there are times I think it's talking to me, and sometimes not saying very nice things! Perhaps some are familiar with that distinctive noise as well if they've been as unlucky as me with what I was told would be natural and wonderful.

September 16, 2014 | Danielle Longhurst FamilyShare | National

5 simple ways to make your husband’s day a better one

Chances are your husband is not expecting a dozen red roses from you. However, he wouldn't mind hearing words of appreciation. Telling your husband how thankful you are for the things he has done or telling him how much you love him is a good start to making his day a better one.

September 16, 2014 | Mayra Bitsko FamilyShare | National

5 must-teaches to prepare your kids for adulthood

We teach our children to walk, talk, chew 32 times, brush their teeth, pick up their clothes and be kind to others. We teach them to turn off the lights when they leave a room and not to play with matches. We teach them to drive cars and send out thank-you notes. The list is endless. We teach them so much more than the schools they attend. We prepare them for life.

September 16, 2014 | Becky Rickman FamilyShare | National

Top colleges that take rich and poor kids

As students flood the campuses of the country's elite colleges this fall, those schools remain, mostly, enclaves of privilege. This persists despite the fact that there are many high schoolers from low-income families that make top grades and test scores in numbers that are twice the percentage in the general population as at prestigious universities.

September 16, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | National

Bridging the gap: Can empathy be taught?

Every semester since 2006, Kevin Blair has taught an introductory course on poverty at Niagara University. And every semester, he finds a business student who is only enrolled in the class to fulfill a social science elective, or simply needed three more credits to graduate -- not because the student is interested in poverty.

September 16, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News | National

Woman's happiness most important to having a successful marriage

How happy a woman believes her marriage is has a direct impact on the quality of her husband's life, according to research in the Journal of Marriage and Family. And that holds "no matter how he feels about their nuptials."

September 16, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National

Life-affirming lessons learned in an airport

I recently flew across the U.S. from Oregon to Massachusetts via California. Spending several hours traveling allowed me to indulge in one of my favorite pastimes -- people watching. And while you might think a cross-country overnight flight would bring out the worst in people, the opposite was true. I observed several moments that proved to me the world is inherently good, and I can be a part of it. Let me tell you about 6 brief experiences that inspired me.

September 16, 2014 | Amy Peterson FamilyShare | National

One little girl learns the true meaning of delete

For little children, it is the small things in life that can completely destroy their day. When one little girl deletes a picture on the camera, tears quickly come. It can break our heart to see children cry over the smallest details but do we often find ourselves doing the same thing? Has your mood ever quickly changed because your favorite pair of pants are too tight and you're mad at yourself for putting on a few extra pounds? Do you find that you quickly lose patience when your child constantly whines? Or, do the tears start to come ...

September 16, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson FamilyShare | National

The day the chase ended

OK, I admit it: I had a crush on JoAnn.

September 16, 2014 | Joe Walker Deseret News | National

When it comes to TV's future, Millennials hold the remote

It was a landmark week for the showdown between big cable, who tie online services to network subscriptions, and Millennial viewers, who prefer to watch much of their TV online and a la carte.

September 16, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | National

An experiment proves one secret to a happy family

It is no secret that parenting is hard. No matter whether your children are young, teenagers or even adults, your children need and deserve a parent who cares. Spending time with your children is important but it isn't just the amount of time you spend that matters, it is the quality of time. By making an effort to truly be present in your child's life, your relationship will grow and parenting may seem just a tad easier.

September 16, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson FamilyShare | National

'I am Adam Lanza's Mother'

In December 2012, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed 27 people, including his mother and 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the nation reeled with grief. Liza Long, a mother in Boise, Idaho, asked herself: What if my son is capable of that?

September 16, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | National

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Neither rain nor ...

Drivers in the Powerade Karting Championship Series at Carolina Motorsports Park did not let a little afternoon rain spoil their August race date. The monthly series returns to the karting track at the Westville facility on Saturday, Sept. 13.

September 10, 2014 | | Auto racing

Neith rain nor ... (Part 2)

Drivers in the Powerade Karting Championship Series at Carolina Motorsports Park did not let a little afternoon rain spoil their August race date. The monthly series returns to the karting track at the Westville facility on Saturday, Sept. 13.

September 10, 2014 | | Auto racing

John Wesley Jeffords, Sr.

Funeral services for John Wesley Jeffords, Sr., 86, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Camden, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Phillip Gerald will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, S.C. 29020.

September 10, 2014 | | Obituaries

Annie Lee Sumpter

Mrs. Annie Lee Sumpter, 89, of 915 Hook Avenue, West Columbia and formerly of Camden died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Sumpter Family.

September 10, 2014 | | Obituaries

Annie Lee

Mrs. Annie Lee, 88, of 127 Pine Drive in Bethune died Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home of Camden.

September 10, 2014 | | Obituaries

School News: Westville’s Aly Bolin named to Auburn 2013-14 Dean’s List

Aly Bolin, of Westville, was named to the Dean's List of Auburn University for the 2013-2014 academic year. Aly is now a senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Community and Civic Engagement. Aly was a participant in Auburn's Research Week 2014. Aly will complete her Honors College senior thesis this fall, under Dr. Stacey Hunt. Aly was recently named an Auburn University College of Liberal Arts Fellow and is a two-time Auburn Leadership in Political Science nominee.

September 10, 2014 | | Education

A Kodak Moment

Have you ever met a famous person?

September 10, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Sidewalk Survey

Modern-day slavery in Africa illustrates ugly problem

We all know poverty wreaks havoc on families, but rarely do we see the corrosive effects extreme poverty has on even the strongest of bonds, such as those between parents and children.

September 09, 2014 | John Hoffmire Deseret News | National

Infographic: iPhone 6 a threat to Samsung

Over the last 12 months, Samsung has lost 7 percent of its market share globally. With the announcement of the iPhone 6 expected Sept. 9, that market share may slip even more. The accompanying infographic shows how the two companies' stock prices have fared over the last three months.

September 09, 2014 | Ben Luthi Deseret News | National

Colleges don't prepare students for real-life challenges, new book argues

The authors of a stinging 2011 book castigating colleges for leaving students adrift on campus are back with a new book, based on a survey of 1,000 recent graduates, that finds they are doing little better now that they have graduated.

September 09, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy served sandwiches with a side of faith

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy's death at age 93 early Monday caused chicken sandwich fans and Christians alike to mourn the loss of a man whose faith was essential to the restaurant's business model.

September 09, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | National

How you can change the world right now

Question:

September 09, 2014 | Kim Giles KSL | National

Map reveals obesity rates for each state

Researchers used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to analyze obesity rates in each state and create a map. Mississippi and West Virginia had the highest rates of obesity, tied at 35.1 percent, according to the report. Colorado had the lowest rate at 21.3 percent.

September 09, 2014 | Natalie Crofts KSL | National

Video: Rappelling into an active volcano

VANUATU -- Volcanoes are one of the most intriguing world wonders. Who hasn't dreamed of getting close to a volcano to see its beauty?

September 09, 2014 | | National

How to prevent Facebook from draining your data plan

Videos might be great to watch on Facebook, but they could chew up your data plan. By default, every video will automatically play as you scroll through your feed.

September 09, 2014 | Bill Gephardt KSL | National

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