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Glass of water

The fear of an empty glass is called cenosillicaphobia.

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Wanna see your name in print? How to apply for TX.

TX. Staff

Northern Utah high school students can apply now to join the TX. staff. Here’s what you need to know to apply to write stories, draw illustrations or take photographs for this weekly section in the Standard-Examiner.


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My 5-year-old refused to eat dinner — and I let her

Healthy eating

On a recent weeknight, my 5-year-old daughter did not, in the slightest bit, like what I served for dinner. In particular, she wanted nothing to do with the chicken that was in the dish. She announced, with a very determined face, “Mommy, you always tell me I should listen to my body, and my...


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Fasting is just one part of Ramadan, Islam's holy month

KIDSPOST-RAMADAN

At 8:35 on a recent Wednesday evening, the sun sets in Washington, and the call to prayer resounds. In Arabic, a man recites a declaration of faith, practically singing as he praises God — Allah, as he is known in Arabic. The man is signaling to the hundred members at Masjid Muhammad...


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The TX. 10: Best Pizza Toppings

Pizza

Today’s TX. 10 looks at Best Pizza Toppings, from peppers to mushrooms to bacon. Yes, bacon.


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Band geeks unite! Are you an orchadork?

TX. Orchestra Illustration

When you watched an action movie as a kid, you probably remember paying attention to the mind-blowing explosions and the plot of the film. For me — and most other “orchadorks”, or band geeks — I also paid attention to the beats, rhythms and sounds in the background...


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Glass of water

The fear of an empty glass is called cenosillicaphobia.


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Teens weigh in on complaints against BYU's handling of sexual assault

BYU Rape Honor Code-2

In the United States, statistics show that one in five women and one in 16 men will be sexually assaulted on campus during their college career. Of these assaults, more than 90 percent do not even get reported. Recent news events have shown that at one specific Utah college, Brigham Young...


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How much sleep do kids and teens really need? New recommendations from experts

TX. Teens Sleep

Anyone who has ever watched children get on a school bus before the sun is up in the morning or teens walk into their first class clutching a jug of coffee knows that too many young people aren’t getting enough sleep. Experts say that more than a third of the U.S. population doesn’t....


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Fish may not have facial expressions, but they have personality

Goldfish

If you were the kind of kid who felt really, really sorry for the goldfish swimming in circles in that tiny, boring bowl, “What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins” is the book for you. Author Jonathan Balcombe, director of animal sentience at the Humane Society...


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Firoozeh Dumas sees humor amid middle-school stress

KIDSPOST-AUTHOR

The daughter of an engineer who loved to tell stories, Firoozeh Dumas (fee-ROO-zay dew-MA) started writing at age 36 to tell stories to her own children. Her third book — and first for young readers — is


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