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The crisis of black men — and what that means for society

Chaos erupted in the suburban town of Ferguson, Missouri, last year after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot by a local police officer. Racial tensions flared in the area, and in some respects the country at large, leading to at least an attempt at a national conversation on race relations in America.

May 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | State, National News

Have You Seen This? Awesome man punches bear



BEAR COUNTRY — I have no shame in admitting that I am afraid of bears. Scratch that, I am mortified of bears. They run fast, climb trees, swim like Michael Phelps and they a pretty darn clever. Give me a moment as I shudder.

May 05, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to Do

Urban students do significantly better in charter schools, new study shows

Students in major urban centers around the country perform better in charter schools than they do in traditional public schools, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University.

May 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Parents say porn is scarier than terrorism for their kids

Pornography is the biggest concern among parents when it comes to their child’s Internet safety.

May 05, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News

Deafeated boxer Pacquiao keeps faith, as do his fans

After he lost the latest "fight of the century" to undefeated American heavyweight Floyd Mayweather Jr., Saturday night, Filipino boxer (and legislator) Manny Pacquiao went to church.

May 04, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith

The perfect amount of homework for students

When a teenager arrives home from school in the afternoon, the last thing he or she wants to worry about is homework. After all, there’s TV to be watched, friends to hang out with and maybe even a job to fulfill.

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education

Top 10 cities for selfie-takers

“First, let me take a selfie.”

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Hot topics

Tuition hikes cloud goal of increasing grads

A college education in Georgia just got less affordable. Tuition is rising again in the wake of cuts in state funds for the university system. The HOPE Scholarship covers far less than it used to, and many students do not receive it. A college degree is more important than ever, yet it may be priced out of reach for many students.

May 04, 2015 | By Claire Suggs Guest columnist | Opinion

Car wedges under moving truck on I-95

A Florida woman can count her blessings this morning after she was dragged under a tractor trailer on I-95 Northbound in Liberty County.

May 04, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Public Safety

Camping gear for your four-legged friend

Going on an adventure with your favorite four-legged buddy is always a great time. However, sometimes we don’t remember the little things when we’re having all that fun. Whether it’s during the car camping trips or the multi-day journey, below is a list the things you might need to make your trek a little easier.

May 04, 2015 | Jessica Kaing KSL | Sports

Corinthian colleges closure leaves students out in the cold

Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.

May 04, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

15 apps to help your child learn outside of the classroom

The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.

May 04, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education

Say goodbye to TV as we know it

If you’re someone who plans their days and weeks around your favorite TV episodes, never risking the chance to miss a scene, you’re probably among the minority.

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Things to Do

The last season of ‘The Mentalist’ is on DVD

“The Mentalist” is done and its final season is now on DVD.

May 04, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do

#clickbaitbooks nailed it 10 times with new book titles

Rarely has clickbait ever been as entertaining as it became this week with the trending Twitter hashtage #clickbaitbooks, where users reimagined classic novels with clickbait titles.

May 04, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News

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Racquetball tourney on Fort Stewart

A women and men's single (three levels of play) double elimination racquetball tournament will be held May 7-9 at Newman Fitness Center and the Johnson Fitness Center.

April 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do

Midway Arts Festival Saturday

The 10th annual Midway Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Midway Historic District on Highway 17 South and Martin Road.

April 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do

Post-wide yard sale is Saturday

The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Garage Sale will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Fort Stewart and Hunter.

April 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do

Eagles Blue vs. White game Saturday

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern's annual Blue vs. White spring-football game will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Paulson Stadium, according to gseagles.com.

April 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Sports

‘Book of Negroes,’ ‘Manhattan’ arrive on DVD this week

The acclaimed TV miniseries “The Book of Negroes” and a new show set in the 1940s about the Manhattan Project have been released on DVD this week.

April 13, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Things to Do

College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.

April 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education

Pembroke names new city administrator

Pembroke City Council has named a new administrator.

April 13, 2015 | Jeff Whitten | Local news

The intolerance of the so-called tolerant

I just finished reading an article written by Valerie Tarico on Yahoo. The story was titled "Right-wing Christianity teaches bigotry: The ugly roots of Indiana's new anti-gay law."

April 13, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Opinion

10 happiest jobs in America

Want a successful marriage? Make sure you and your spouse are happy. Lois Collins of Deseret News National reported that when spouses, especially wives, are happier, the marriage lasts longer.

April 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News

Teen block party Friday

All CYSS-registered youth in grades 1-5 are invited to a free Block Party from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the School Age Center at 97 Austin Road. The party, part of the celebration of the Month of the Military Child, will include games, food and prizes. An open house will precede the party from 4:30-5 p.m. For more information, call 912-767-2635/5662.

April 13, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do

Majors in business and engineering may maximize chances of getting a high-paying job

For many high school and college students, the main reason they prepare for and go to college is to have a stable, high-paying job after graduation. The trick is to find the major that will maximize job opportunities as well as earning power.

April 13, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business

Fort Stewart seeks help identifying vandals

Sometime over the weekend, most likely Saturday night, several signs, buildings, and streets were defaced on Fort Stewart with graffiti by a person or persons unknown, Fort Stewart's Public Affairs Office announced in a news release Sunday evening.

April 13, 2015 | | Military

Armstrong: Regional economy expands at fastest pace since 2004

Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports thatthe Savannah-area economy continued to strengthen during the fourth quarter of 2014 andis expected to experience sustained growth at a healthy pace throughout 2015. Over the past year, the regional economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2004.

April 13, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Business

Atlanta testing scandal may be the tip of the iceberg, critics say

It's perhaps inevitable, after 11 of 12 teachers charged in the Atlanta test cheating scandal were convicted, that the scandal would serve as a Rorschach test for opponents and defenders of high-stakes standardized testing.

April 13, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Jordan Spieth: The right Masters champion

History will remember the 2015 Masters Tournament as Jordan Spieth's Masters, and that's a good thing.

April 12, 2015 | By Vince Johnson Columnist | Sports

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