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What is chronic absenteeism? Utah school board says it needs consistent definition

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:16am

Critics say lawmaking on truancy, absenteeism encroaches on parental rights. Education officials say locals want guidance on the point.

Utah lawmakers eye package of bills to keep kids from experimenting with e-cigs

Wendy Leonard and Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:43am

As growing number of Utah students are experimenting with electronic cigarettes, state lawmakers are toiling with how to keep it from getting out of control.

‘There is always far more good’: Household items donated to dozens of Utah families in need

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:21am

Beds. Toys. Microwaves. Clothes. Vacuum cleaners. Rugs. Pots and pans.

The college student’s quick guide to off-campus housing

Cassie Tolhurst, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:16am

It’s that time of year again. The air is cooling off, the days are getting shorter, and the school year is underway. For a college student, that also means textbooks, class schedules and housing.

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 9:01pm

A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus.

Disney's Bedtime Hotline is here to convince your stubborn kid to go to sleep

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Updated Sep 17th - 12:44pm

Can't get your kid to go to sleep? Is said kid obsessed with superheroes, princesses, Mickey Mouse or an ancient green alien? Would the kid finally sleep if the chosen object of obsession sweetly asked them to?

South Jordan dad takes carpool duties to next level with costumes, characters

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:31am

A Utah father is becoming a social media sensation with his unique approach to the middle-school carpool.

Walmart will trade you a gift card for your old car seat

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:36pm

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging — to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country.

Utah teen wins gold medal at the Youth World Archery Championships

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:20am

“I did well,” Makenzie Weatherspoon said, reluctantly. “I just kind of keep it simple, like…I did okay.”

Utah Valley University introducing lactation pods for moms

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 16th - 10:02am

Utah Valley University is introducing lactation pods for new mothers.

'She wasn’t supposed to go without him': Idaho Falls couple married 68 years dies 8 days apart

Nate Eaton, East Idaho News  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:06am

This Idaho couple was married for 68 years and died eight days apart —and he nearly died at her funeral.

High schoolers who don't date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

Kirsi Goldynia, CNN  |  Posted Sep 13th - 7:31pm

Dating is a normal part of adolescence — and a formative one at that. Decades of research have suggested a link between romantic relationships and identity development as teenagers mature into young adults.

Utah doctor: Youths often can't tell real vaping cartridges from black market

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Updated Sep 13th - 4:41pm

University of Utah doctors say they continue working to get to the bottom of a vaping-related illness affecting dozens of youth in the state and hundreds around the country.

Utah group 'Featured Female' aims to create supportive community for women

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 12th - 8:36pm

Balloons and banners brighten the space where women, many of whom are strangers, have come together with one purpose: to create community. This is one just one of the monthly events by Featured Female, a local group created to bring women together.

HBO produces documentary to help kids understand 9/11

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 11th - 11:01am

For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way.

Utah mom denied legal CBD suffering 'court-ordered pain,' advocate says

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 10th - 4:48pm

A Provo woman who takes CBD oil for chronic pain says she lives in constant fear of losing custody of her children.

Have You Seen This? What twin toddlers do when they should be sleeping

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 10th - 3:00pm

Any parent will relate to this while feeling high levels of anxiety.

Indian woman gives birth to twins at age of 73

Swati Gupta and Sugam Pokharel, CNN  |  Posted Sep 9th - 7:47pm

A 73-year-old woman in India has given birth to twin girls.

Is lactation support covered by insurance?

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 6th - 7:44pm

A lot of new mothers wonder if a lactation consultant and lactation support are covered by health insurance — which is exactly what this article is all about.

10 hacks to make family meals easier, more enjoyable

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 5th - 8:30pm

Are weeknight dinners a struggle at your house? With September being Family Meals Month, registered dietitians share their top hacks to make family meals easier and more enjoyable for both parents and kids.