A high-rise near Wrigley Field in Chicago had tiny rooms with peeling paint, but it offered a home to those who were too poor to pass a credit check, save up first and last month's rent, or make the other stiff qualifications that make it difficult to get into housing in an urban market.
November 23, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
NEW YORK CITY - When science and music come together, it can be a beautiful sight.
November 23, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Over 350 religious leaders, scholars and thinkers gathered at the Vatican in November for an interfaith conference emphasizing the importance of families to global societies.
November 23, 2014 | Megan Wallgren Deseret News National | Hot Topics
PITTSBURGH - The "Normal Barbie" is now available for purchase, and children can soon add stretch marks, acne and a touch of cellulite to their dolls.
November 23, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The making of a peace activist: What psychology can tell us about solving the Israel-Palestine confl
On a recent fall afternoon, a crowd of Arabs and Jews gathered in front of the concrete wall that divides Israel from the Palestinian territories, holding signs reading, "Revenge is not a political plan" and "Stop the violence! Yes to coexistence!"
November 22, 2014 | Elizabeth Stuart Deseret News National | Hot Topics
CURIOSITY TOWN - Kids are curious, which is how it should be. Curiosity helps kids as they're learning to negotiate the world around them.
November 22, 2014 | Martha Ostergar Deseret News National | Hot Topics
After 21 years, Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato are leaving the kitchen counter to explore the rest of the house in the spin-off series
November 22, 2014 | Ginny Romney Deseret News National | Hot Topics
It's been said that gratitude is the beginning of all virtues, and there's a reason. With a grateful heart we open our souls to what is and what can be, and embrace the best of what has been. But surprisingly, even small changes can create significant life shifts.
November 22, 2014 | Connie Sokol Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Riders on life's emotional roller coaster, rejoice. There's a scientific explanation for confusing shifts between emotional extremes.
November 21, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Advances in artificial intelligence (also known as robots) taking over the workplace will make 50 percent of occupations redundant by 2025, according to a new report by the real estate consulting firm CBRE.
November 21, 2014 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Budgeting for a big family means stretching resources and making expenditures do double duty (or more). Here are eight budget categories to help you use it up, wear it out, make it do or go without.
November 21, 2014 | Katrina Palmer Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When I was a kid, my father always used to take me to the model airplane track to see small prototypes tested. These prototypes were led by a guide, and were able to do takeoffs, stunts, flips and landings. While my father watched the show, my thoughts revolved around the importance of his presence beside me. Furthermore, the gentle manner in which he treated my mother was a great example to me of how I should treat her. His smile and his respectful and friendly demeanor were my model of how I should treat others. Whenever we made mistakes or ...
November 21, 2014 | Bruno Morise Silva Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Plans for a mammoth movie studio project have passed another test, after the Coastal Regional Commission approved Moon River Studios' development of regional impact application.
November 20, 2014 | Staff report | Business
We walk a fine line trying to protect our children. In no arena is this more evident than reviewing banned books. States have a long history of banning potentially offensive books from school curriculum, but what happens when a vocal minority forces censorship on the masses? Many books that model socially proactive behavior face the chopping block every year, dividing parents, educators, and lawmakers into contentious factions. Here are 15 examples of banned books with merit.
November 20, 2014 | Heather Hale Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Women are often said to be more emotional than men, and a new study shows why that may be.
November 20, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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Archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday.
September 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Sports
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Effingham Service Center teamed with Walmart to donate more than $2,500 worth of school supplies to Effingham County students.
September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
The CEO of Moon River Studios said Tuesday they are eyeing an early 2015 start date for construction on a massive studio project slated for Effingham County.
September 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Business
Complete with a chairperson dressed as Wonder Woman, the United Way of Effingham County kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign Wednesday with the theme of "together working wonders."
September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.
September 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local
A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.
September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
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September 11, 2014 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham
Yes, I know that I am, occasionally, prone to embellishment. But trust me when I say this is the law and the gospel: I have a long-time friend who only calls me when someone dies. Most times, I know the person but sometimes I don't have a clue the person ever existed.
September 11, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle
R&B musician Ironing Board Sam will be taking the stage at the Mars on Saturday. This show will be the fifth in a series of six concerts at the Mars Theatre in support of American Roots and Blues Artists through the Music Maker Relief Foundation.
September 11, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
If you've been in Effingham more than a few decades, you've likely heard the refrain of long-time residents: "We gotta keep all those folks from Chatham from coming up here and messin' up our county." Crime and crowding are often key flashpoints in the conversation. On the other side are new residents who ask for a little grace, given the fact that they are paying taxes and increasing the property values of those long-time residents and landowners.
September 11, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church
For the fifth year in a row, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute will bring game-changing, market-oriented, limited-government reforms ideas to the state at the Georgia Legislative Policy Forum in Atlanta on Sept. 19.
September 11, 2014 | By Benita Dodd | Opinion
President Ronald Reagan, January 30, 1984: "Exports create and sustain jobs for millions of American workers and contribute to the growth and strength of the United States economy. The Export-Import Bank contributes in a significant way to our nation's export sales."
September 11, 2014 | By Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion
Boys will rarely if ever encounter a male teacher until they reach high school, a fact lamented by many both because teacher's serve as important role models and because the lack of gender diversity tends to turn the profession into a prestige ghetto.
September 11, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The trial of Atlanta teachers accused of falsifying test scores to meet ambitious progress targets is now underway. Some teachers facing up to 35 years in prison, the Los Angeles Times reports.
September 11, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Sitting quietly beside my daughter on an old stump in a canyon where we'd gone rambling recently, I listened with joy to the warble of a bird and the babble of the water nearby.
September 11, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics