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Arne Duncan to step down as Education secretary after 7 years of aggressive and controversial policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Friday that he would be stepping down at the end of the year. Obama's longest-serving ...

October 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

This reviled retirement scheme was outlawed a century ago — some want to bring it back

Imagine buying into a retirement savings pool in which you bet you’ll live longer than the other investors. As you get older and your ...

October 06, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | BUSINESS NEWS

Have You Seen This? Spin landing a seaplane

THE WATER — Flying a plane takes a lot of practice. Landing a plane takes even more practice and landing a seaplane just seems insane to ...

October 06, 2015 | John Clyde | ENTERTAINMENT

It's time for candidates to make simplification of tax code an issue

In 2008, Timothy Geithner was nominated for U.S. secretary of the Treasury. He was voted in by the U.S. Senate, and served from ...

October 06, 2015 | John Hoffmire Deseret News | Other Views

4 things to consider for optimizing interest rates

Recently, some friends were perplexed because they thought their credit was in good shape, yet they ended up paying a higher interest rate on their ...

October 06, 2015 | Larry Friis Deseret News | BUSINESS NEWS

High school drops football, replaces it with soccer for homecoming

Students at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School in Missouri will gather at the stadium for a homecoming game, but the ball will be round, not ...

October 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Warehouse clubs: Where to find the savings

If consumers treated trips to the dentist the way they approach outings to warehouse clubs such as Costco and Sam’s Club, they’d all ...

October 05, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | BUSINESS NEWS

Students Share Impact Of Scholarships

As volunteers in the One Purpose Scholarship came together recently to report their fundraising progress for the campaign, Luke Gonzales was among the One Purpose ...

October 05, 2015 | | Local News

Why some employers are deciding the best job candidates don't need a college degree

The United Kingdom wing of the Ernst & Young accounting firm recently announced that it will no longer require college degrees starting in 2016, relying instead ...

October 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Principal turnover continues to plague schools, as principals are asked to perform multiple roles

Spurred by escalating pressures for performance and a multitude of job demands in a high stress environment, principals are quitting the job at unprecedented rates ...

October 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Have You Seen This? Mascot dance battle

THE LOCKER ROOM — Fear of mascots is a real thing. It’s called Masklophobia — a genuine, diagnosable condition that causes the sufferer to be afraid ...

October 05, 2015 | Angela Treasure | ENTERTAINMENT

Is 'The Martian' right for kids?

The Matt Damon fueled, love-letter-to-science movie, “The Martian,” will be hitting theaters this weekend, much to the delight of sci-fi fans around the globe.

October 05, 2015 | Travis Poppleton | ENTERTAINMENT

6 simple ways to tackle tough household chores

After walking into the house from a long day at work, you can’t even begin to think about the mess that lies before you.

October 05, 2015 | Megan Marsden Christensen | News Briefs

Stockpile board game creates fun with finance

Board games about economics are tough to create because finance is not the most exciting theme to design a game around. However, once in a ...

October 05, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | ENTERTAINMENT

New stage version of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ is on DVD this week

Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones star in a PBS special presentation of “Driving Miss Daisy,” which is on DVD this week.

October 03, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | ENTERTAINMENT

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Swim Spectacle - Relay Heroes Give Mustangs Dual Titles

After trailing fellow unbeaten, Sonora High, for most of Thursday's home meet, Oakdale's 400-yard freestyle girls relay teams needed to bite into a big score during the day's final event if the Lady Mustangs were to claim a piece of the Valley Oak League pie.

April 27, 2011 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports

Oakdale Track And Field Girls Win VOL Title

Thursday's Valley Oak League championship-clinching win for Oakdale High's varsity girls track and field team gave the squad a 53rd consecutive conference victory, and it was never in question.

April 27, 2011 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports

Powell Sisters Still Soaring

It hasn't taken long for 2010 Oakdale High graduates and sisters Juli and Jaci Powell to make their presence known at the collegiate level.

April 27, 2011 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports

Postseason Play Looms For Mustang Spring Squads


April 27, 2011 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports

Varsity Diamondmen Split Series With Manteca

The Valley Oak League baseball race may not unfold on an asphalt track, but it has the thrills and lead changes of a high-powered auto race.

April 27, 2011 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports

Oakdale Racers Run Well at Stockton 99 Speedway

Another day at the Stockton 99 Speedway saw another run of sharp performances from Oakdale racers on April 16.

April 27, 2011 | Mike Burghardt Special To The Leader | Regional Sports

Athlete Of The Week - Oakdale Swimming

Thursday's Valley Oak League showdown (April 21) between Oakdale's and Sonora's elite swim programs gave Mustang swimmers a clear shot at the conference title … and they made the most of it.

April 27, 2011 | | High School Sports

Students Mentored Through Reading Club

While their peers are out on the playground for lunchtime recess, more than a dozen students at Cloverland Elementary School are meeting, by choice, with adults to read books.

April 27, 2011 | Dawn M. Henley | Education

Hallam Out, Myers On Leave - City Hall Shake Up

In a surprising move, the Oakdale City Council voted 4-0, with Katherine Morgan unavailable to attend, to release City Manager Steve Hallam during a closed session special noontime meeting on Monday, April 25. Earlier this month, Oakdale Deputy Director of Public Works and Airport Manager David Myers was placed on paid administrative leave pending a hearing date, leaving his employment with the city in question.

April 27, 2011 | Richard Paloma | Local News

Oakdale Airport: What Does The Future Hold?

When arriving at the Oakdale Municipal Airport, one of the first sights off Laughlin Road is a line of empty trucking trailers lining the north perimeter of the facility. From the parking lot, dilapidated and parted out airplanes from another era rest on the tarmac like discarded cars parked on front lawns of low rent neighborhoods. Behind the newer hangars, sit construction equipment, company vehicles, and supplies of a local construction company owner as a storage perk due to his tenancy. Airport offices are shells even though they announce services as a lounge, mechanic, rentals, and instruction.

April 27, 2011 | Richard Paloma | Local News

Shop For Charity Event Coming To Oakdale

Designer fashions are coming to Oakdale - for two days only.

April 27, 2011 | Kim Van Meter | Local News

Weekend Fundraiser Slated For Oakdale Boy

Eight-year-old Gannon Dial, a student at Sierra View Elementary School, has suffered from epilepsy since he was two and has anywhere from 20 to 30 seizures a day. After the failure of numerous medications and other modalities to control his seizures, he has been scheduled to undergo brain surgery on May 4.

April 27, 2011 | Dawn M. Henley | Local News

Students Off For Southwest Adventure

Oakdale Junior High School seventh graders, teachers and parent chaperones are off on a Southwest adventure, including some exploration of the Grand Canyon, for a six-day educational tour during Spring Break, April 25-30.

April 27, 2011 | Dawn M. Henley | Education

Stuff ‘N Nonsense - The Job Shadow Experience

Recently, I participated in the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce job shadow event as one of the mentors to a high school student interested in a writing career.

April 27, 2011 | Kim Van Meter | Local Columns

Amazing Youth Of Oakdale

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April 27, 2011 | | Your Views

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