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Nonprofit internships: Can you afford to work for free?

For recent college grads, sometimes doing an unpaid internship for a nonprofit is a nonoption.

September 07, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News | National


Teacher's unions at the frontier: Taking on charter schools

The National Education Assocation's new president is making a push for unionizing charter schools, Education Week reports, working to counter a widespread myth that charter schools can't unionize.

September 07, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National


How interfaith initiatives empower young people

In a crowded university auditorium, a young woman leaned over to her neighbor and asked, "Have you heard of this guy before?"

September 07, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | National


Life's a journey, not a destination

From the time she was a little girl, my mother dreamed of having a large family. When her friends back in the Roaring Twenties talked about not wanting children, or at most one or two, Mom would unapologetically announce her intention to have "at least a dozen."

September 07, 2014 | Joe Walker Deseret News | National


Modern-day headlines for 9 popular biblical stories

The King James Version of the Bible is the best-selling book of all time. With stories from more than 3,000 years ago, the text is a guiding light for many of America's faithful believers and has been the subject of study and comment for those in the secular realm, too.

September 07, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National


Moms steaming over social pressure to prepare healthy, from-scratch dinners nightly

THE KITCHEN - Picture a happy family gathered around a table, feasting on a hot, organic, made-from-scratch meal as they laugh over the day's adventures.

September 07, 2014 | Jessica Ivins KSL | National


Have you seen this? Epic dog race to beach

SIRACUSA, Sicily - A GoPro camera captured the thrilling journey of a dog running from his house down to the sea - all from the Lab's point of view.

September 05, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder KSL | National


Lions Club will sponsor breakfast

The Camden Area Lions Club is sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Fatz Café.

September 05, 2014 | | Localife


Fine Arts Center hosting arts open house and hot dog lunch

Come out Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and enjoy the annual arts open house and hot dog lunch at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County, hosted by the FAC Multi-Cultural Committee. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

September 05, 2014 | | Localife


Mike Stegner to sign poetry collections

Books on Broad will host a book signing for Mike Stegner on Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

September 05, 2014 | | Localife


King Haiglar Garden Club plans big for new year

Fun and informative events have been planned for members and guests of the King Haiglar Garden Club this year.

September 05, 2014 | | Localife


Kershaw County Veterans attend wreath laying ceremony at Fort Jackson

Members of Lugoff American Legion Post No. 195 attended a wreath laying ceremony for veterans of World War II's Battle of the Bulge. From left to right are Post 195's James Donohoe, Bill Heil and Bob Levangie.

September 05, 2014 | | Localife


Stover to honor late teacher

Leslie M. Stover Middle School is starting a new tradition in honor of former teacher, Mike Rush called "Rush Week." Mr. Rush was an 8th grade Social Studies teacher who recently passed away in the summer of 2014. Students and staff who were lucky enough to know Mr. Rush, knew him as a kind, caring, and giving individual. He would do anything for his students and his colleagues.

September 05, 2014 | | Localife


Ariail for September 5, 2014

September 05, 2014 | | Ariail


Small Town, S.C.

Three different things in the Kershaw County news arena caught our eye recently, all of them typical of life in small-town South Carolina. And like most of you, of course, we consider small-town life a plus.

September 05, 2014 | | Editorials


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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


Teaching your daughter about body image

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September 16, 2014 | Kim Giles KSL | National


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