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Sneak Peek at ‘Heaven is for Real’: 10 images of heaven according to Colton Burpo

Four months after his emergency surgery, 4-year-old Colton Burpo started telling his parents about experiences he had in heaven while he was lying in the hospital bed having an emergency appendectomy.  When the little boy from small-town [...]
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5 ways to have a Christ-centered Easter with your family

If your family is anything like mine, it’s easy to let the true meaning of Easter get lost under a pile of Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies and egg-dying. But with just a little bit of extra thought, you can make Easter mean more than [...]
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9 support groups you never knew existed in Utah

“There is strength in numbers” might be a cliche, but it’s also the key to learning and healing for many people with challenges. Whether you’re struggling with an addiction or adjusting to breastfeeding, there are people [...]
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HGUV: Insider tips on building, buying or remodeling a home

Love a little HGTV? Consider this the Utah County equivalent. We’ve got it all — property virgins, house hunters and radical remodelers. Read our Q&A to learn their take on building, buying and remodeling. The Property Virgins  Steve [...]
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(Infographic) A sacrificial people: How LDS spend their time

While it’s true every member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gives of their time differently, what’s certain is that few Christians give of their time like us Mormons. Joseph Smith, the founder of The Church of [...]
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5 unique birthday party ideas for elementary-aged kids in Utah Valley

Planning a kid’s birthday party can be intimidating, especially with the picture-perfect parties of Pinterest and mommy blogs to contend with. But when it comes to party venues, Utah Valley has plenty of options. Whether you’ve [...]
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5 LDS authors whose books hit the big screen

LDS fiction is big enough to qualify as its own genre, but not all LDS authors write just for Mormons. Some have successfully taken their writing to the masses. A few have seen their work all the way to the silver screen. The trailer for the [...]
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Cool Products Made in UV

Utah Valley is full of creative inventors and writers. Here are some products made right in our backyard: [...]
Brent and Mona Brown are surrounded by history in their Provo living room. The couple  also has a sizable collection of authentic Coca-Cola memorabilia. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

House of history: Brent Brown’s home brings the past to the present in style

Most people would guess that the garage would be the most impressive part of Brent Brown’s home. But when you step inside the residence of Utah County’s most well-known car dealer, you’ll quickly see he leaves his passion for cars at [...]
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2014 college and high school graduations

College graduations Brigham Young University April 24, 2014, 4 p.m. — commencement (Marriott Center, BYU) Speaker: Elder Craig A. Cardon of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints April 25, 2014 [...]
Hikers Elizabeth Stitt, left, and Christina Davis admire the view from the Pink Ledges Trail in Dixie National Forest. (Photo by Christa Woodall)

6 easy to moderate hikes in and around Bryce Canyon

Snowshoeing in February sounds like a pretty sure plan, especially during a frigid winter, right? That’s what my friends and I thought when we planned a Bryce Canyon trip for Presidents Day weekend — but Mother Nature had other plans. Rolling [...]
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10 questions Utahns shouldn’t ask people from other states

Utah was settled as a gathering place for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Now, more than 150 years later, Church members still gather in Utah for general conference, missionary training and university studies. With [...]
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14 milestones in the history of LDS women

Conversations around dinner tables, water coolers and circular Relief Society tables have lately centered around women’s issues in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Although the role of gender in the Church is a hot topic, [...]
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Angel Moroni placed atop Provo City Center Temple

PROVO — Construction crews placed the Angel Moroni statue atop the Provo City Center Temple today at 2:30 p.m. while large crowds witnessed the historic occasion. The placement of the statue is an important symbolic step toward the completion [...]
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Life lessons from an April Fools’ Day legend

In most ways, my mother is a minimalist. She’s not much for elaborate, over-the-top anything. She’s never cared to host a big party or make a big fuss. She’s never spoken a word about garnishes or drapes. She’s never worn jewelry. She’s [...]
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Return with interest: Avoid 7 mistakes to make solid investment in real estate

The professionals at BuyPD in American Fork help investors around the country earn money in real estate. Here the company gives seven mistakes to avoid when it comes to getting realty returns. Mistake #1: Paying market rate Experienced investors [...]
While Cubby James’ restaurant is a popular lunch spot, he eats breakfast foods twice a day in his home kitchen. He plans to start serving breakfast and cold pressed juices at Cubby’s in the future. (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Café Cubby: Restaurateur Cubby James shows us what’s cookin’ in his Alpine kitchen

While Cubby James’ restaurant is a popular lunch spot, he eats breakfast foods twice a day in his home kitchen. He plans to start serving breakfast and cold pressed juices at Cubby’s in the future. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Cubby James’ [...]
Marriage and family therapist Dr. Lance Dome (pictured with his his wife, Shiree) practices in Saratoga Springs.

Why happy couples can use marital counseling too

Many couples seek therapy only when they’ve hit rock bottom. Going to see a marriage counselor is often treated as a last resort. But according to local experts, happy couples have a lot to gain from therapy resources. “What we know now [...]
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Who said it: Beatles or Brigham?

The Beatles and Brigham Young. Both known for their hair and bold, social commentary. Here’s a list of 10 quotable lines from The Beatles song lyrics and Brigham Young. Try and guess who’s responsible for which quote. (Click on the image [...]
Last year, XXX volunteers produced the British Pageant "Truth Will Prevail." This year, it will take place in Nauvoo. (Photo courtesy Mormon Newsroom.)

British Pageant comes to Nauvoo for 2014 season

Last year, a new Church Pageant opened in the British Isles. More than 300 volunteers gave nine performances of “Truth Will Prevail,” a musical production that tells the story of early Latter-day Saints in Britain. Audiences of [...]