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Middle Class Parents Suffering Financial Stress Spank Their Kids

Parents who feel economically challenged are more likely to use harsh physical discipline tactics, including spanking, according to new research conducted at the University of Illinois. Data from the headline-grabbing study draws a causal line between economic security and corporal punishment. Parents who feel economically insecure are more likely to …

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Community calendar for the week of Feb. 15, 2019

MUSIC/DANCE BYU Winterfest: Ballroom Dance Company, Feb. 15-16, 7 p.m.; Feb. 16, 2 p.m., Conference Center Theater, Temple Square, $12 (801-570-0080 or lds.org/events) Hippie Sabotage, Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Union Event Center, 235 N. 500 West, $29.75-$38 (theunioneventcenter.com) Fiji and Lea Love, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m., Soundwell, 149 W. 200 …

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The twitter warrior

#MeToo provocateur BethAnn McLaughlin battles on behalf of women in STEM—but her own job is in peril. ILLUSTRATION: ANITA KUNZ BethAnn McLaughlin has no time for James Watson, especially not when the 90-year-old geneticist is peering out from a photo on the wall of her guest room at Cold Spring …

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University of Minnesota sees student debt decline

Twin Cities student borrowing has steadily declined since 2011-12, when 64 percent of new university graduates carried student debt averaging $27,578. Last year, just 56 percent of University of Minnesota graduates had student debt. The average was $25,573, according to a recent report to the board of regents. Officials say …

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