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SAT scores lag, majority of takers miss college-ready mark

Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 2:28pm

Continuing a downward trend, the latest scores from the SAT college entrance exam show a majority of students taking the test aren't ready for college-level work or career-training programs.

Nurse who cared for mother dying of Ebola adopts baby

Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:53am

The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.

Kids with cancer see dreams realized in book

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:01am

A Utah photographer has captured beautiful photographs based off the dreams of 21 pediatric cancer patients in hopes of raising awareness and inspiring others.

Video: Little boy cries at the end of every book

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 9:42pm

We've all fallen victim to all the feels that come with finishing a great book, but one little boy can't seem to handle his emotions.

Terminally ill Utah girl who received over 189K Christmas cards turns 7

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:11pm

A little girl facing an undiagnosed terminal illness celebrated a major milestone Wednesday — her 7th birthday.

Back-to-school reads for mom and dad

Teri Harman, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 9:05am

The kids are back in school, learning new things every day. It's the perfect time for mom and dad to expand their minds too. These fascinating nonfiction reads will teach you something new and have you turning pages as fast as you can.

Father turns in son after alleged jewelry store burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:41pm

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry.

Best way to keep infants from developing a peanut allergy? Give them peanuts, study says

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:25pm

Parents, be advised. The best way to keep your child from developing a peanut allergy is to — wait for it — give them peanuts.

Fit, healthy kids do better in school, especially math

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:32am

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

How 'Guardians of the Galaxy' helped a child to speak

Henry Hanks, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:47am

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

Cochlear implants changing lives of 3 Utah sisters

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 8:17pm

For Larissa, Bethany and Katelyn Anderson, the world was a quiet place. But just over three weeks ago, the Utah sisters underwent surgery at Primary Children's Hospital to receive cochlear implants. Now they're learning to hear.

Your 'Super Mom' cape is making your kids miserable

Damara Simmons, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:31pm

Looking back I wish I could have a heart-to-heart chat with my younger self. I would tell her, "Damara dear, I know you want to be a good mom, but your red, shiny cape has to go. It does not matter."

Have You Seen This? Girl covers brother in peanut butter, hilarity ensues

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:15pm

Inside all of us is an artist. Sometimes all we need is the right canvas, like a little brother.

How to talk to your spouse without offending

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives valuable tips on improving your marriage and especially your communication.

Mom who forgot her baby in shopping cart tells her story

CNN  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:02pm

The Gilbert mother who forgot her baby in a shopping cart in front of a grocery store this week is breaking her silence.

Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:05am

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea.

New North Ogden playground is accessible to special needs students

Morgan Wilkins  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:40am

The first day of school in the Weber School District included a new playground for students at Green Acres Elementary.

Case moves forward in father's 7-year fight for child adopted in Utah without consent

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:21pm

The biological father of a child who, as a newborn, was placed for adoption in Utah without his knowledge or consent has another opportunity to seek custody of his daughter under a new Colorado Court of Appeals decision.

#ClothesWithoutLimits: Fed-up moms create their own clothing for girls

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:42pm

If you have a daughter like I do who hates dresses and abhors anything pink, sparkly or with ruffles and frills, you are pretty much out of luck if you head to most of the major retail stores. What you end up doing is shopping in the boys' section for your daughter's clothing.

Family of teen girl burned over 65% of body grateful for community support

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:24pm

Baylee Hoaldridge's parents say they're blown away by the outpouring of love and support from family, friends and complete strangers. Their daughter was burned from the chest down in an ATV accident on July 4th. Baylee is in the fight of her life.