10252014
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3 tricks for a clean car

In 2007, Brent Wignall and Chris Hailstone washed away their construction business and started making preparations for a clean slate in the car washing business. After opening Wiggy Wash in 2010, the Spanish Fork business is flourishing just [...]
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are making a positive difference in the world, and major news outlets are noticing. (Screenshot from HuffingtonPost.com.)

10 recent articles that applaud Mormonism

As The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints grows, so does the impact its members have on their communities and on the world. And it’s not going unnoticed. Sure, there’s plenty of negative information about the Church and [...]
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Two BYU friends reunite 63 years after graduating

Back in 1950, the clever friends of a student body president candidate put a litter of pigs inside the Joseph Smith Building on the BYU campus, accompanied by a sign that read, “We’re rootin’ for Elmo.” One of those friends [...]
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What critics are saying about ‘Meet the Mormons’

  “Meet the Mormons,” a documentary film about six members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world, premiered in 317 select theaters across U.S. last Friday. Like the people in the film, “Meet [...]
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Mormonism, science and Harvard: 3 Boston-based thinkers connect the dots

For some, the subjects of science and religion are at odds. There is a choice: science or religion? For others, the two topics are beautifully compatible, both essential in the continual search for truth and knowledge. In Boston, the nation’s [...]
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7 reasons to attend the first annual Pocket Film Fest 

  Old or young, it seems everybody is spending a lot of time on his or her smartphone. That’s no surprise. A new smartphone today is far more powerful than a desktop computer of just a few years ago. For nearly any task, there’s an [...]
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Q&A: Get to know the Mormons behind ‘Meet the Mormons’

“Meet the Mormons,“ a feature-length documentary that examines the lives of six members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will open in theaters around the country on Friday. The Mormons in the film have incredible [...]
Skylar Saunders of Highland wears her baby, the youngest of four children under age 5. "It gives me my sanity back to know my baby is feeling loved and secure, while I can be hands free and able to help one of my other kids, or do the chores, or whatever else I need to multitask," Saunders said. "Also, how ELSE do you manage the restroom on a plane when flying alone with a baby?" (Photo credit Liminal Spaces LLC)

Carry on: Celebrating International Babywearing Week in Utah

Modern parenting, with all its high-tech gadgets and varying philosophies, can be a maze to navigate. Is that bath thermometer really necessary? Should I be educating my baby in utero? And is it worth the extra $500 to get a stroller than can [...]
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Hope and Healing: How a former drug addict learned to love

When Blu and Marissa Robinson said “I do” 14 years ago, they were hopeful, happy, and excited about their future — despite the odds stacked against them. At the time, Blu was a recently recovered drug addict, and the couple was well aware [...]
Mason D. Davis, left, and Ben Isaacs play two-thirds of the trio who go in search of the 16 Jaredite stones in the film "16 Stones," which will be in theaters Oct. 1. (Photo Courtesy of Candlelight Media)

’16 Stones’ takes viewers on journey of faith

Action, adventure … and an examination of faith? The upcoming film “16 Stones,” which opens locally today, has all this and more. “16 Stones” tells the tale of three friends in 1830s Missouri who, in the face of severe religious persecution, [...]
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Singles Sound Off: 3 Utah County residents share the highs and lows of being single

Meet three Utah Valley singletons who share stories of stress, struggle and success — and what they’ve learned about dating in the valley.   Name: Jeffrey Adams UV City: Lehi Age: 33 This Utah County attorney grew up in Salt Lake City, [...]
The death masks of Joseph and Hyrum Smith will be on display for another week, until the museum renovation begins Oct. 6. (Photo courtesy Mormon Newsroom.)

Act fast: 5 can’t-miss LDS Church history artifacts to see this week

After nearly 30 years, 7 million visitors and more than 108 different exhibits, it’s time for a renovation of the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City. The museum will be open through Sunday, Oct. 5 and close the next day for major [...]
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5 questions every family should ask their grandparents

Family history work is about more than dates and places, though those facts are important. It’s about more than providing temple ordinances, though sealing families together is certainly the end goal. In its purest form, family history [...]
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RSL’s Kyle Beckerman shares his journey to the World Cup with UVU students

Kyle Beckerman, a current Real Salt Lake captain and U.S. Men’s National Team member who competed in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, shared his journey of how he became the player he is today and achieved his life-long goal of making it to the [...]
Zija is launching Ameo Essential Oils on Thursday, September 25. (Photo courtesy Facebook)

New Améo Essential Oils line launching in Lehi

Zija International, which is best known for a variety of nutritional supplements, is launching Améo Essential Oils line with a quality validation process they claim is unlike any other in the industry for the oils. “We will be able to [...]
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LDS families find hope, healing after miscarriages

When she first learned she was pregnant, Taralyn Parker did everything right. It was her first pregnancy. She went to the doctor for early blood work at eight weeks — relatively early, by many doctors’ standards — and all the results [...]
Good selfies can be tricky. Here, professional photographer and selfie pro McKenzie Deakins shares her tips for taking a stunning selfie.

Note to selfie: 7 tips for that perfect shot

Let’s face it. Taking pictures of yourself on your iPhone can be fun. (You know you have some on your camera roll right now). But, the art of selfie-shooting takes a little practice. Before you go uploading that selfie of you and Rover onto [...]
Church members can answer Elder Bednar's call to "Share Goodness" using readily available resources. (Photo courtesy LDS.org Media Library.)

8 resources to help you #ShareGoodness

When Elder David A. Bednar invited Church members to flood the earth with positive messages on the Internet, he put it this way: “Beginning at this place on this day, I exhort you to sweep the earth with messages filled with righteousness [...]
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Provo race to show obstacles of obesity

It’s hard to run a five-kilometer obstacle-course race in an inflatable suit. But, then again, it’s supposed to be. Organizers of the Obstacles of Obesity Fun Run want to give participants a sense of how difficult everyday tasks and physical [...]
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How a young Utah father overcame his addiction to pain killers

A motorcycle accident on June 12, 2007, left Eric Jensen in bad shape. His body was covered in deep road rashes, his spine had two herniated discs and he had nerve damage in his left arm. Jensen’s wife, Brittany, felt fortunate her [...]