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2010-08-24 15:03:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today introduced a new Editorial Advisory Board, the first of its kind in a media organization. The advisory board brings together a collection of thought leaders from around the country who will provide insight to the Deseret News. The formation of the editorial advisory board reflects an expansion of the Deseret News' efforts to provide an increasingly compelling experience to...

2008-09-23 09:00:40

By Tad Walch Deseret News PROVO -- Brigham Young University is launching a reality-TV series. No, Ute fans, the title is not "Survivor: Provo." Nor will it be called "Biggest Loser: UCLA," Cougar fans. Or even "American Idol: The BYU Quarterback Edition." But the producers might have dubbed the show "Cosmonanny," after the BYU sports mascot. The straight-laced, religious university has created a show similar to ABC's hit "Supernanny," but without a nanny or a single expert who...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.