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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church issues new statement on medical marijuanaSALT LAKE CITY — In a new statement issued Friday, The Church of Jesus Christ o
LDS Church issues new statement on medical marijuana
FOX 13 Utah / Posted an hour ago
SALT LAKE CITY — In a new statement issued Friday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints clarified its stance on two competing pieces of medical marijuana legislation being considered by Utah lawmakers. “While we are not in a position to... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In BriefFamily bingo night The Pahrump Valley High School music department will host a
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Family bingo night The Pahrump Valley High School music department will host a Family Bingo Night on Feb. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the PVHS cafeteria. Bingo cards are $1 each, 6 for $5, or 14 cards for $10. Snacks and drinks will also be available... Read more
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Deseret News
Pianist Paul Cardall visits LDS Adriatic North Mission to share music, raise awareness of congenital heart diseaseEditor's note: The author of this article is currently serving as a missionary
Pianist Paul Cardall visits LDS Adriatic North Mission to share music, raise awareness of congenital heart disease
Deseret News / Posted 9 hours ago
Editor's note: The author of this article is currently serving as a missionary in the Adriatic North Mission. A 400-year-old Catholic church in the heart of Ljubljana, Slovenia, served as a historic backdrop to an unique missionary and service... Read more
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The Mining Journal
BriefsNEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Lady Elks third annual Wine Tasting Fund Raiser will ta
Briefs
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Lady Elks third annual Wine Tasting Fund Raiser will take place at the Negaunee Elks from 7-11 p.m. Saturday. The $15 ticket purchase will be available at the door. A ticket includes three glasses of wine, a souvenir wine... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Hate crimes bill clears big hurdle in Utah legislatureSALT LAKE CITY — A bill that toughens Utah’s hate crimes law has cleared a majo
Hate crimes bill clears big hurdle in Utah legislature
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 22 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that toughens Utah’s hate crimes law has cleared a major hurdle in the Utah State Legislature, passing 5-1 in a Senate committee. Senate Bill 107, sponsored by Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, passed after an hour of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Poll: Trump loses ground in Oklahoma, Democrats remain undecidedFour things to watch for in the sixth Democratic debate Florida LGBT Rights Bi
Poll: Trump loses ground in Oklahoma, Democrats remain undecided
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
Four things to watch for in the sixth Democratic debate Florida LGBT Rights Bill Dead; Still Legal to Fire Someone for Being Gay Canadian County undersheriff announces candidacy Oklahoma governor warns against putting tax breaks on hold Russia... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS author says he faces excommunication after writing 'Letter to a CES Director'SALT LAKE CITY -- It's a letter that's been viewed hundreds of thousands of tim
LDS author says he faces excommunication after writing 'Letter to a CES Director'
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
SALT LAKE CITY -- It's a letter that's been viewed hundreds of thousands of times, and the LDS author who wrote it says he now faces excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jeremy Runnells wrote the popular piece:... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Clean-Air Smokescreen Here we go again, and again and again. Our beloved utilities dearly want you
Clean-Air Smokescreen
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Here we go again, and again and again. Our beloved utilities dearly want you to pay more to keep them trucking along, and these days, they do it in the name of clean air. That, of course, is a buzzword and not necessarily the... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah PolitiLinks: Proposal to donate unused medications, opposition not end of line for medical marijuana billAdvocacy group says bill would reduce access to mental illness medication Some
Utah PolitiLinks: Proposal to donate unused medications, opposition not end of line for medical marijuana bill
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
Advocacy group says bill would reduce access to mental illness medication Some residents expressed concern about which medications would be excluded from the list. "That's the problem with mental health medication," Melissa Hansen, a mother with... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Oh, HoneyForget about the War in Heaven. As many single-and-looking Salt Lakers (as well
Oh, Honey
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Forget about the War in Heaven. As many single-and-looking Salt Lakers (as well as early '80s Pat Benatar) can attest, love is a battlefield. Whether your love life is ample or Deseret, pure and undefiled or, like mine, consisting of opening a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
What preppers and survivalists tell us about America's apocalyptic readinessIn the Republican presidential debate last Saturday, Ted Cruz laid out a dark s
What preppers and survivalists tell us about America's apocalyptic readiness
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
In the Republican presidential debate last Saturday, Ted Cruz laid out a dark scenario to demonstrate the need for a beefed-up missile defence system – the same one Rick Santorum and Ben Carson had raised before him in earlier debates. He said that... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Family speaks after Utah LDS missionary killed in bus crashKAYSVILLE, Utah – The family of a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of
Family speaks after Utah LDS missionary killed in bus crash
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
KAYSVILLE, Utah – The family of a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is speaking after she was killed in a bus accident in Pennsylvania. Wednesday the Wells family sent Fox 13 this statement about sister missionary Sadie... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Dog skateboards around Downtown OKCBig-wave surfers gather in Hawaii for prestigious event Debate on tax on tampo
Dog skateboards around Downtown OKC
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Big-wave surfers gather in Hawaii for prestigious event Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utah The Latest: France denounces 'brutality' of Assad gov't Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear Ex-employee of Israeli PM wins... Read more
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The Oklahoman
L.A. Rams owner buys Waggoner RanchTeens as young as 14 rescued from sexual exploitation during Super Bowl, FBI...
L.A. Rams owner buys Waggoner Ranch
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Teens as young as 14 rescued from sexual exploitation during Super Bowl, FBI... 'Dead' baby wakes just before it is taken to be cremated Special counsel: Manslaughter charge possible in Flint Black Lives Matter activist kills himself on steps of... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS sister missionary from Kaysville killed in Pennsylvania crashSALT LAKE CITY — A sister missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d
LDS sister missionary from Kaysville killed in Pennsylvania crash
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A sister missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died in an automobile accident Tuesday in Pennsylvania, church officials confirmed. Sister Sadie Danielle Wells, 20, of Kaysville, was identified by the LDS... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS missionary from Utah killed in car, bus crash in PennsylvanniaSALT LAKE CITY — A sister missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d
LDS missionary from Utah killed in car, bus crash in Pennsylvannia
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A sister missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was killed after a car she was traveling in collided with a bus in Monroe Township, Penn., Tuesday afternoon. Penn Live reports the bus, carrying 32 Cumberland... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Former teachers criticize charter schoolThe proposed opening of an American Leadership Academy charter school in Payson
Former teachers criticize charter school
Payson Roundup / Posted 3 days ago
The proposed opening of an American Leadership Academy charter school in Payson has spurred a furious debate in the community. On one side, parents frustrated with the Payson Unified School District say they would welcome the K-8 charter school,... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah PolitiLinks: 2 medical marijuana bills advance, LDS Church opposed to oneState revenues may fall short of projections, lawmakers warned Tax revenues ma
Utah PolitiLinks: 2 medical marijuana bills advance, LDS Church opposed to one
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
State revenues may fall short of projections, lawmakers warned Tax revenues may fall short of projections agreed to by legislative leaders and Gov. Gary Herbert, but it won't be known for sure until the budget projections are released Feb.... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor saysSALT LAKE CITY — The sponsor of a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana
LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The sponsor of a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana says The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' opposition to the legislation does not necessarily doom its passage. "Obviously, I’d always like everyone to... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church stance on medical marijuana 'makes it more difficult' to pass, Senate President saysIn the grow room, marijuana glows under bright grow lights at the Marijuana Pot
LDS Church stance on medical marijuana 'makes it more difficult' to pass, Senate President says
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
In the grow room, marijuana glows under bright grow lights at the Marijuana Potency Monitoring Project at the University of Mississippi. SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ position on one of the medical marijuana bills... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldotna churchIn the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldotna church
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 4 days ago
In the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from the French military, married a can-can dancer — Garner’s great-grandmother — and sailed to a new life in Canada. While talking to Garner at a genealogy workshop held... Read more
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Raw Story
What is the link between the Oregon militants and Mormonism?On the afternoon of Tuesday the 26th of January, LaVoy Fincum, a rancher from M
What is the link between the Oregon militants and Mormonism?
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
On the afternoon of Tuesday the 26th of January, LaVoy Fincum, a rancher from Mohave County, Arizona, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers. It happened on Highway 395 in Oregon after he and other members of an armed right-wing group were... Read more
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Deseret News
Women hired by LDS Church History Department making huge strides in Mormon women's historySALT LAKE CITY — Kate Holbrook and Jenny Reeder applied for the same job in 201
Women hired by LDS Church History Department making huge strides in Mormon women's history
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Kate Holbrook and Jenny Reeder applied for the same job in 2011. This was not just any old job, either. This one was distinctive, a unicorn in their field. In fact, it was unprecedented in Mormon history. The LDS Church History... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Rescuers scour rubble for survivors after earthquake kills 32 in Taiwan(CNN) — Rescuers scrambled to find survivors Sunday night after an earthquake t
Rescuers scour rubble for survivors after earthquake kills 32 in Taiwan
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) — Rescuers scrambled to find survivors Sunday night after an earthquake toppled buildings in Taiwan, killing at least 32 people authorities said. Authorities revised the death toll down from 34, adding that two people are still in critical... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldtna churchIn the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from
Tracing roots: Genealogy event held at Soldtna church
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 5 days ago
In the mid-1800s, Albertine Joan Garner’s great-great-grandfather deserted from the French military, married a can-can dancer — Garner’s great-grandmother — and sailed to a new life in Canada. While talking to Garner at a genealogy workshop held... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church opposes medical marijuana bill in the Utah State LegislatureA file photo of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Temple Square
LDS Church opposes medical marijuana bill in the Utah State Legislature
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
A file photo of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Temple Square in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is opposing one of the medical marijuana bills being considered in the Utah State... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church opposed to state senator's medical marijuana billSALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Frid
LDS Church opposed to state senator's medical marijuana bill
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Friday night that it has "expressed opposition" to a state legislative bill that would legalize access to the entirety of the marijuana plant for those suffering from a... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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USA Today
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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First Coast News
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Finicum remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Finicum remembered as father, patriot
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriotST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with
Man killed in Ore. standoff remembered as father, patriot
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
ST. GEORGE, Utah — An Arizona rancher who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was remembered Friday as a man who loved his family, his God and his country during funeral services in Utah. More than a... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Bringing an NFL team to Utah: Why and why not?SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City does not seem to be on the NFL’s radar. Val H
Bringing an NFL team to Utah: Why and why not?
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City does not seem to be on the NFL’s radar. Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and former Athletic Director at Brigham Young University, says as much. “I don't think it's... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Finicum remembered as father, husband, patriotAn Arizona Strip rancher and U.S. Constitution advocate who was shot to death i
Finicum remembered as father, husband, patriot
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
An Arizona Strip rancher and U.S. Constitution advocate who was shot to death in a showdown with law enforcement authorities in Oregon last week was honored as a man who loved his family, his God and his country Friday during funeral services in... Read more
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Deseret News
'Rich and fascinating': New online database will help people connect with missionary ancestorsSALT LAKE CITY — Erastus Snow, an early apostle of the LDS Church, served 14 mi
'Rich and fascinating': New online database will help people connect with missionary ancestors
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Erastus Snow, an early apostle of the LDS Church, served 14 missions in his lifetime. He began preaching the gospel at age 15 with a brief mission to New York and New Hampshire in 1834. By age 18, he had served five missions for The... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
President Obama compares anti-Muslim rhetoric to historic persecution of MormonsDuring his first visit to a mosque in the United States while in office, Presid
President Obama compares anti-Muslim rhetoric to historic persecution of Mormons
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 8 days ago
During his first visit to a mosque in the United States while in office, President Barack Obama compared the anti-Muslim rhetoric to the historic persecution of Mormons. “Mormon communities have been attacked throughout our history...We have to... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Football programs in Utah announce signing classes for 2016UTAH -- The University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University a
Football programs in Utah announce signing classes for 2016
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 8 days ago
UTAH -- The University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State University and Brigham Young University all released details regarding their signing classes for the 2016 season Wednesday. University of Utah Utah signed 24 recruits on signing... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
'End of life options' bill to generate controversy in the Utah legislatureSALT LAKE CITY -- A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to take steps
'End of life options' bill to generate controversy in the Utah legislature
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill that would allow terminally ill patients to take steps to end their own lives has been filed in the Utah State Legislature. House Minority Whip Rebecca Chavez-Houck, D-Salt Lake City, filed House Bill 264 late Tuesday, which... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘So long’ from a grateful family history columnistMy heart is full as I write this last Family Ties. I am so grateful to the Bang
‘So long’ from a grateful family history columnist
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
My heart is full as I write this last Family Ties. I am so grateful to the Bangor Daily News and its readers for encouraging and supporting this column, which has run for nearly 30 of the last 32 years. I remember that first column as though it were... Read more
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Deseret News
Whittingham says Utah made 'headway' with this year's recruiting classSALT LAKE CITY — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham got right to the point at his Nati
Whittingham says Utah made 'headway' with this year's recruiting class
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham got right to the point at his National Signing Day press conference Wednesday afternoon. He was very pleased with the 24 letters the Utes received. “We’re really excited about this class. I thought our... Read more
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Deseret News
'A unique insight': Jermaine Sullivan shares conversion, experiences since 'Meet the Mormons' releaseATLANTA — Jermaine Sullivan maintains that when it came to participating as one
'A unique insight': Jermaine Sullivan shares conversion, experiences since 'Meet the Mormons' release
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
ATLANTA — Jermaine Sullivan maintains that when it came to participating as one of the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints featured in the documentary "Meet the Mormons," any number of individuals, families or even bishops... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The Trib vs. the ChurchWhile polls say most Utahns want to see The Salt Lake Tribune survive, there's
The Trib vs. the Church
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
While polls say most Utahns want to see The Salt Lake Tribune survive, there's an influential minority that are less inclined to see the newspaper overcome its financial woes. And since so many want the Trib to endure, it's hard to place the blame... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Which Way GatewayWhen the Gateway outdoor mall project was announced in the 1990s, nearly everyo
Which Way Gateway
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
When the Gateway outdoor mall project was announced in the 1990s, nearly everyone was taken by surprise. Salt Lakers thus quickly took up a new sport: public outrage and criticism, especially since a goodly portion of the announced construction was... Read more
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Deseret News
Maintaining faith during LDS Church meeting ban: Mormons in Ghana reflect on ban in new videoWhen Latter-day Saints leave church on Sundays, they likely don't expect it to
Maintaining faith during LDS Church meeting ban: Mormons in Ghana reflect on ban in new video
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
When Latter-day Saints leave church on Sundays, they likely don't expect it to be the last time they will be allowed in a church building for the next 18 months. A video released Jan. 6 shares the stories of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Read more
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The Advocate
Suicides or Not, LDS Is Harming LGBT YouthA spike in suicide attempts and completions that had been widely talked about i
Suicides or Not, LDS Is Harming LGBT Youth
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
A spike in suicide attempts and completions that had been widely talked about in closed Facebook groups became public this month. A Mormon mom revealed that she had personally known of 32 Mormon LGBT youth age 14-20 who had died by suicide, perhaps... Read more
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