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How to adjust to the changes that come with daylight saving time

Longer days and prolonged sunlight are signs spring is approaching, but it comes with a small price: setting your clocks one hour ahead. Unless you're in Arizona or Hawaii, losing an hour of sleep is inevitable, but it doesn't mean adjusting is impossible. Here is how your body can quickly adjust to the new time.

March 11, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | State, National


How good building design can help people heal, learn and reform

From prisons to schools to public housing and hospitals, there is a growing body of research suggesting that space, light, color, noise control and natural views can dramatically shape how an institution helps people learn, heal, reform or simply live.

March 07, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | State, National


Through wars and peace

Even after 56 years of service, Howard Bullard didn't want a retirement ceremony.

December 21, 2016 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | State, National


Man sentenced to die Dec. 6 has Liberty ties

A man sentenced to die for the 1990 slaying of his father-in-law in rural Bacon County lived in a trailer in Liberty County at the time of the murder, according to the Georgia Attorney General's office.

November 17, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | State, National


Gratitude for this democratic mess

No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, or if you walk smack down the center, the last few weeks have been tough ones for America.

November 17, 2016 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | State, National


4 ways to prevent and eliminate post-election stress

You cast your vote. You saw the results. The winning and losing candidates have spoken, attempting to heal the divisions an election can create.

November 13, 2016 | Seth Olson Deseret News | State, National


Wikileaks hits gap in the trust and transparency armor of American democracy

A series of emails released via Wikileaks but apparently hacked directly or indirectly by the Russian state have cast a pall over a number of key American political actors and institutions in recent months.

October 31, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | State, National


Understanding Trump voters will be key to rebuilding party and electorate after divisive election

The edge of steep cliffs pinched against a unruly river is an odd place to build a town. But that's where you'll find Grundy, Virginia, sharing its precarious foothold with a railroad track and two state highways.

October 27, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | State, National


Health, vigor, sickness and age: transparency & the presidency

With two candidates of highly advanced age — Trump would be the oldest president elected, and Clinton would be the second oldest after Reagan — mainstream observers, including the New York Times, have pushed both candidates to be more forthcoming about their medical records. Clinton’s history of falls, including two that caused serious injuries, in 2009 and 2013, have drawn particular concern.

October 09, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | State, National


State Department of Transportation celebrating 100 years

ATLANTA - This week marks the 100th birthday of Georgia Department of Transportation. A century ago - on Aug. 16, 1916 - the seeds were planted for what would grow into the Georgia DOT. The rutted dirt roads, not fit for bicycles and automobiles, were their way to becoming the paved infrastructure that is now the 10th largest in the nation.

August 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | State, National


DC works to expand solar power initiatives to the poor

The nation's capital is one of the more aggressive areas in the country pursuing a clean energy plan, and it plans to reach those goals by working in poor and wealthy neighborhoods alike.

August 13, 2016 | Sara Weber Deseret News | State, National


As feds file suit over health insurance deals, Georgia postpones hearing

The state's Department of Insurance on Thursday postponed a hearing scheduled for this week on the Aetna-Humana merger after federal antitrust officials filed suit to block the proposed deal over anti-competitive concerns.

July 26, 2016 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | State, National


What to know about Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty plan

House Speaker Paul Ryan this week unveiled a 35-page strategy to combat poverty that was met with a contentious, partisan response by legislators and experts on both sides of the aisle.

June 11, 2016 | Sara Weber Deseret News | State, National


Myths vs. facts: What you should do to stay safe in a lightning storm

Rain, snow, hail and sleet: We have seen it all this spring. The American Red Cross recently stated the dos and don’ts on how to handle a thunderstorm with lightning, and debunked some common myths.

May 16, 2016 | Carlos Baquerizo KSL.com | State, National


Can playing Angry Birds 2 save the planet? On #EarthDay, Apple says yes

The first Earth Day had a decidedly hippie vibe.

April 27, 2016 | Jesse Hyde Deseret News | State, National


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Deal signs bill, launches Georgia’s space industry

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed HB 1, known as the "Georgia Space Flight Act," which limits the liability of space flight operators launching tourists ...

May 09, 2017 | Coastal Courier | State, National


Why some conservative Republicans are leading the fight against over-incarceration

Salt Lake City native Weldon Angelos, an aspiring hip hop producer sentenced to 55 years without parole for his first marijuana-dealing arrest, is an unlikely ...

May 04, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | State, National


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