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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


6 science-fiction and fantasy movies inspired by the Bible

Faith's influence in the realm of science-fiction isn't anything new. Some of the most popular moves in recent years, like the 2013 summer hit "Man of Steel," have actually taken cues from faithful stories and used them as a way to promote a powerful message.

September 16, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National


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Mt. Moriah to hold annual dinner banquet

Mt. Moriah Outreach Inc., proudly announces its Annual Banquet. This year the Soup Kitchen will celebrate its 35th year of feeding the community's underserved ...

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


Lights twinkle brighter in a small town

The bright lights of Times Square at night.

October 19, 2018 | By David Bishop, CHS C-I high school columnist | High School Columns


FRANKLIN R. BRADFORD

Mr. Franklin R. Bradford, 58, of 3509 Lake Ave., Columbia, South Carolina, passed on Monday, October 1, 2018. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, October ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


RICHARD DONALD HUGGINS

Richard Donald Huggins Jr. died at his home in Lugoff on Saturday, October 13. He was born in Charleston, SC, and grew up in the ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


BARRY ALAN LANKFORD

A memorial service for Barry Alan Lankford, 75, was held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


MARGIE PRICE

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Margie Stevens Price, 84, of Camden, SC will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 20 ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


LoRAN ROSS

Funeral service for Orvid LoRan Ross, 89, will be held on Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


ANNA TRICE

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Anna Carden Semple Trice, 73, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


COLLEEN WATFORD

A service to celebrate the life of Colleen Morris Watford, age 86, will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at ...

October 19, 2018 | | Obituaries


Walker is semi-finalist for Grammy Music Education Award

Doby's Mill Elementary School music teacher Helen Walker is one of 25 music teachers from across the country to be selected as a semifinalist ...

October 19, 2018 | | Education


KCSD students outperform state on career exams

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students outperformed the state average on South Carolina's latest career readiness assessment but fell behind in three of the ...

October 19, 2018 | | Education


Ariail - Oct. 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: Register to vote

We want to remind everyone that tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 17, is the last day to register to vote in 2018 General Election. We strongly encourage ...

October 16, 2018 | | Editorials


Column: Neva’s peace and joy

There was a woman and her husband I loved most of my life. Many people loved them because they were merry, kind and loving to ...

October 16, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: How important are state assessments?

Tests and school go hand-in-hand, but that is not necessarily bad. Let me shed some light on why I think state assessments are important.

October 16, 2018 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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