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Deseret News
Lost Boy survived Sudanese civil war but died alone on streets of Salt Lake Cityin Utah from a refugee camp in Kenya. He completed some high school classes and
Lost Boy survived Sudanese civil war but died alone on streets of Salt Lake City
Deseret News / Posted 3 hours ago
in Utah from a refugee camp in Kenya. He completed some high school classes and worked for Deseret Industries and the LDS Church Distribution Center. Most recently, he worked for a firearms manufacturer. Amram Musungu, a friend of 10 years,... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Mentions: David Archuleta, Bryce Harper share testimonies of temple workand its members last week highlighted LDS athletes, performers and YouTube vide
Mormon Mentions: David Archuleta, Bryce Harper share testimonies of temple work
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
and its members last week highlighted LDS athletes, performers and YouTube videos. Additionally, social media accounts for LDS Church leaders featured stories, counsel and testimonies. LDS singer-songwriter David Archuleta uploaded a picture on... Read more
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The Hill
Tancredo is wrong about Mormons and Trumpdemagoguery triumphs over common sense.” What the former Colorado congressman
Tancredo is wrong about Mormons and Trump
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
demagoguery triumphs over common sense.” What the former Colorado congressman is missing, however, is that, while the LDS Church did in fact issue a statement months ago expressing concern over Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim immigration, the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Ex-FLDS members seek to keep lawsuit alive against Warren Jeffs’ former law firmSALT LAKE CITY — A group of former members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church hav
Ex-FLDS members seek to keep lawsuit alive against Warren Jeffs’ former law firm
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
SALT LAKE CITY — A group of former members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church have asked a federal judge to reject requests to dismiss a lawsuit leveled against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and his former law firm. In a filing in U.S. District Court... Read more
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Deseret News
Has the 2016 election produced a political 'Mormon Moment'?There’s been so much attention recently on how Utah and members of the LDS Chur
Has the 2016 election produced a political 'Mormon Moment'?
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
There’s been so much attention recently on how Utah and members of the LDS Church feel about politics that we may in fact be experiencing a smaller-scale "Mormon Moment.” Back during the 2012 presidential campaign, Time magazine asked whether or not... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in AmericaAmerican female Republican and first Haitian American in Congress. Though she w
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
American female Republican and first Haitian American in Congress. Though she was raised Roman Catholic, she joined the LDS Church in 1998. 12. Kim B. Clark — Clark was the popular dean of the Harvard School of Business from 1995 to 2005. He... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson attends dedication for building named after himLDS Church President Thomas S. Monson greets people at the dedication of a buil
LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson attends dedication for building named after him
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson greets people at the dedication of a building in his name. (Image by Doug Eldredge, FOX 13 News) LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson greets people at the dedication of a building in his name. (Image by Doug... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS missionaries in Italy are safe after earthquakeChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said all missionaries serving in It
LDS missionaries in Italy are safe after earthquake
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said all missionaries serving in Italy are safe after a massive earthquake. LDS church spokesman Eric Hawkins sent Fox 13 this statement: “We pray for the people in Italy as they continue their... Read more
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Deseret News
University of Utah unveils new Thomas S. Monson Centerof Politics. The $10 million cost of renovations were covered by private contr
University of Utah unveils new Thomas S. Monson Center
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
of Politics. The $10 million cost of renovations were covered by private contributions from several sources including the LDS Church, Kem Gardner, Roger and Sara Boyer, the Clark & Christine Ivory Foundation, the Larry H. & Gail Miller Foundation,... Read more
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Deseret News
Data: Religious diversity makes people less religious. What does that mean for Utah?in addition to the Bible.) Mormons also tend to worship and follow their faith
Data: Religious diversity makes people less religious. What does that mean for Utah?
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
in addition to the Bible.) Mormons also tend to worship and follow their faith in ways that buck the norm. For example, LDS Church members tend to live in tight-knit communities surrounded by people of a similar faith. Data from the Pew Research... Read more
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Deseret News
Richard Davis: Gary Herbert should be a statesman, not a partisanfor that weakness. Donald Trump has advocated a ban on Muslims entering the U.S
Richard Davis: Gary Herbert should be a statesman, not a partisan
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
for that weakness. Donald Trump has advocated a ban on Muslims entering the U.S., which was followed by a statement by LDS Church leaders expressing their concerns about the liberties of believers of minority religions. Trump’s comments on... Read more
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Deseret News
Van Dyke, Rydalch back from missions and eager to contributeSALT LAKE CITY — When Parker Van Dyke and Beau Rydalch left to serve LDS Church
Van Dyke, Rydalch back from missions and eager to contribute
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — When Parker Van Dyke and Beau Rydalch left to serve LDS Church missions, the Utah basketball program had just posted its first winning season in five years. The Utes went 21-12 in Larry Krystkowiak’s third campaign at the helm and... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Did fugitive FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs ‘experience the miracle of rapture?’a new court filing. In a filing about whether to continue the food stamp fraud
Did fugitive FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs ‘experience the miracle of rapture?’
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
a new court filing. In a filing about whether to continue the food stamp fraud trial for 11 members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church, Jeffs’ defense attorney said she can’t reach him to ask his input, and then slyly offered some alternative ideas... Read more
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Deseret News
FLDS leaders to remain behind bars in food stamp fraud caseSALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge ordered two Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders
FLDS leaders to remain behind bars in food stamp fraud case
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge ordered two Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders Tuesday to remain behind bars pending trial for alleged fraudulent use of food stamps. Seth Jeffs and John Wayman violated the terms of a pretrial release agreement... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Judge won’t let FLDS leaders out of jailSALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge will not release Fundamentalist LDS Church lea
Judge won’t let FLDS leaders out of jail
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge will not release Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders Seth Jeffs and John Wayman from jail pending trial. U.S. District Court Judge Ted Stewart decided to hold the men in jail, ruling that there were concerns that their... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Gas leak forces evacuations, school closure in West Valley Citypersonnel due to a gas leak in the neighboring area. All students are safe and
Gas leak forces evacuations, school closure in West Valley City
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
personnel due to a gas leak in the neighboring area. All students are safe and accounted for and have been taken to the LDS church just North of the school. Parents should come to the church to pick up their child at their earliest convenience... Read more
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The Christian Post
Mark Driscoll on Polygamy and Whether It Fits Into God's Plan for Marriagehave in the past been challenged by polygamists, such as a case in July 2015 wh
Mark Driscoll on Polygamy and Whether It Fits Into God's Plan for Marriage
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
have in the past been challenged by polygamists, such as a case in July 2015 when a Montana man excommunicated from the LDS church threatened a lawsuit if he was denied a marriage license with his second wife. Nathan Collier, who once starred... Read more
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NBC New York
Paraglider Dies After Crash Into ChurchA paraglider died Sunday morning when he crashed into an LDS church building in
Paraglider Dies After Crash Into Church
NBC New York / Posted 4 days ago
A paraglider died Sunday morning when he crashed into an LDS church building in Draper, Utah. The pilot was Jim H. Petersen, 57, of Bluffdale, according to police.Crews responded to a report of the crash at 8:55 a.m., just five minutes before... Read more
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Deseret News
Federal judge mulling jurisdiction in Navajos' sex abuse lawsuits against LDS ChurchSALT LAKE CITY — A U.S. District judge will decide whether four Navajos' allega
Federal judge mulling jurisdiction in Navajos' sex abuse lawsuits against LDS Church
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A U.S. District judge will decide whether four Navajos' allegations of sexual abuse in a now-defunct LDS Church foster placement program belongs in Navajo Nation court or federal court. Judge Robert Shelby also Monday put a hold on... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Judge puts subpoena of LDS Church president on holdSALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge has put a subpoena for testimony from LDS Chur
Judge puts subpoena of LDS Church president on hold
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge has put a subpoena for testimony from LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson on hold while other issues in a series of sex abuse lawsuits against the church are decided. At the end of a hearing Monday in U.S. District... Read more
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Deseret News
Deseret News responds to Breitbart attack on LDS immigration policyLatter-day Saints supports a policy of “open borders.” Tancredo has clearly no
Deseret News responds to Breitbart attack on LDS immigration policy
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
Latter-day Saints supports a policy of “open borders.” Tancredo has clearly not read the stated immigration policy of the LDS Church, the owner of this paper. And we would offer that the real “moral incoherence” lies not with church leaders but... Read more
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Deseret News
Judge to decide if FLDS leaders stay in jail pending food stamp fraud trialSALT LAKE CITY — Two Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders' allegiance to their imp
Judge to decide if FLDS leaders stay in jail pending food stamp fraud trial
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Two Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders' allegiance to their imprisoned prophet prompted them to attend meetings they knew would break the terms of a court agreement that kept them out of jail pending trial on food stamp fraud charges,... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Judge considers whether to release FLDS members from jail againSALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge is considering whether to release two top memb
Judge considers whether to release FLDS members from jail again
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge is considering whether to release two top members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church, accused of violating a court order by meeting under a dictate from imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs. At the end of a... Read more
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NBC News
The Future of the Mormon Church? It's Latinotold NBC News that the Mormon Church is not growing in Europe or among white Am
The Future of the Mormon Church? It's Latino
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
told NBC News that the Mormon Church is not growing in Europe or among white Americans as it once did. "The growth of the LDS church, other than from natural births, comes from people of color: Asians, Africans, and Latinos," said Garcia. "One... Read more
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Deseret News
We need more private sponsorship of refugee familiesgovernor, Gary Herbert, remains the only Republican governor to have welcomed r
We need more private sponsorship of refugee families
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
governor, Gary Herbert, remains the only Republican governor to have welcomed refugees to his state, and members of the LDS Church, who make up roughly 65 percent of Utah's population, have been repeatedly encouraged by their leaders to do... Read more
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Deseret News
Tim Lawson, once called Shurtleff's ‘fixer,’ dead at 51scenes, on behalf of the former attorneys general. To one man, Lawson compared
Tim Lawson, once called Shurtleff's ‘fixer,’ dead at 51
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
scenes, on behalf of the former attorneys general. To one man, Lawson compared himself to Porter Rockwell, the bodyguard of LDS Church founder Joseph Smith. In those allegations, prosecutors said that Lawson, plagued by multiple health conditions,... Read more
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Deseret News
President Nelson dedicates Sapporo Japan Templeof the Sapporo Japan Temple. The 48,480 square-foot building, located next to
President Nelson dedicates Sapporo Japan Temple
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
of the Sapporo Japan Temple. The 48,480 square-foot building, located next to Hokusei Gakuen University in Sapporo, is the LDS Church’s third temple in Japan and 151st worldwide. On Sunday, President Russell M. Nelson dedicated the new temple,... Read more
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Deseret News
Paraglider killed after crashing into LDS church buildingDRAPER — A paraglider died when he crashed into an LDS church building Sunday m
Paraglider killed after crashing into LDS church building
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
DRAPER — A paraglider died when he crashed into an LDS church building Sunday morning, Draper police reported. Crews responded to a report of the crash at 8:55 a.m., just five minutes before services at a church building near 272 E. Traverse Point... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why former Mormons club together to share their strugglesin Utah where the majority of people belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of La
Why former Mormons club together to share their struggles
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
in Utah where the majority of people belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). By some measures the LDS church still has a demographic profile which other religious groups would envy. It claims to add members, both in the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Someone in the FLDS Church secretly recorded sermons and the FBI has them, defense saysSALT LAKE CITY — A member of the Fundamentalist LDS Church apparently wore a wi
Someone in the FLDS Church secretly recorded sermons and the FBI has them, defense says
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A member of the Fundamentalist LDS Church apparently wore a wire and secretly recorded meetings of the cloistered Utah-based polygamous sect for years. Those recordings have now been used by the FBI to help build a massive fraud... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
West Jordan woman drowns on rafting trip with LDS youth group in Idahodetails about how many people were present were not immediately available. The
West Jordan woman drowns on rafting trip with LDS youth group in Idaho
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
details about how many people were present were not immediately available. The woman was wearing a life jacket, and the LDS Church said she was quickly pulled from the water. However, they stated she swallowed “significant” amounts of water and... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
A Krishna temple in the heart of Salt Lake Valleyinto a Utah County rite of spring, attended by thousands, many of them college
A Krishna temple in the heart of Salt Lake Valley
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
into a Utah County rite of spring, attended by thousands, many of them college students from Utah Valley University or LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University. "We did it the hard way," says Caru. "We opened our first temple in a place... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Assistance/Relief for flood victimsto help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Suppli
Assistance/Relief for flood victims
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Assistance/Relief for flood victimsto help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Suppli
Assistance/Relief for flood victims
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WALB Albany
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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KXXV Waco
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Assistance/Relief for flood victimsto help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Suppli
Assistance/Relief for flood victims
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Assistance/Relief for flood victimsto help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Suppli
Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
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to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
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Assistance/Relief for flood victims
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Assistance/Relief for flood victimsto help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Suppli
Assistance/Relief for flood victims
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
to help remove sheet rock and debris from homes hit by recent flooding. Supplies and Donations will also be delivered to LDS Church buildings at: *Requests for assistance in cleaning out homes can be made by calling 1-800-451-1954. EBR PARISH... Read more
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