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Deseret News
Op-ed: The LDS Church, Charlottesville and continuing revelationits explicit condemnation of white supremacy — offers yet another indication of
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
its explicit condemnation of white supremacy — offers yet another indication of where the living God is leading. The LDS Church issued two statements in response to violence sparked by white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Early Morning Seminary Begins For LDS Youthof The Old Testament, New Testament, The Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
of The Old Testament, New Testament, The Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Church History. According to the LDS Church, “seminary classes are held in every state in the United States and in 140 countries around the world…. [As of... Read more
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The Christian Post
A Look at the Cultural Backlash to the Transgender Movementtake about 180,000 teenage boys out of the Boy Scouts of America. In a "Questi
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
take about 180,000 teenage boys out of the Boy Scouts of America. In a "Questions and Answers" entry on their website, the LDS Church explained that they will still offer scouting programs for boys aged 8 to 13. "The BSA has always allowed the... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon historians battle Trump in friend-of-the-court briefa press release calling “‘for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
a press release calling “‘for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.’” The day after, the LDS Church issued a statement in response that quoted church founder Joseph Smith: “I am bold to declare before Heaven that I... Read more
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Deseret News
Op-ed: Speaking to the pain of a black Mormon womanthat devastated me, he was a member of my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
that devastated me, he was a member of my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Racism is a sin. An LDS Church definition of sin is “to willfully disobey God’s commandments or to fail to act righteously despite a knowledge of... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Former 'Amazing Race' winner Connor O'Leary joins with high school best friend to create new adventuwhen he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The diagnosis left O’Leary sideli
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The diagnosis left O’Leary sidelined from serving a mission for the LDS Church and from participating in the sport he loved as he underwent chemotherapy and surgery. “It rocked my world,”... Read more
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Raw Story
Mormon Church condemns ‘sinful’ white supremacistsof Latter-Day Saints (LDS) found itself in a difficult situation following the
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) found itself in a difficult situation following the weekend’s events in Charlottesville. The LDS church was quick to express its “great sadness and deep concern” at the violence and “increase of intolerance” typified... Read more
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Deseret News
Austin Hoyt fending off strong competition along the offensive frontoffensive line prospect before spending his first season running with the scout
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
offensive line prospect before spending his first season running with the scout team. He then embarked on a two-year LDS Church mission to Denver before returning in time for the 2015 season. He played throughout his first season back and... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Imagine Dragons frontman addresses challenges LGBTQ youth face ahead of ‘LOVELOUD Fest’Fest will kickoff in Orem later this month, and the event is bringing together
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
Fest will kickoff in Orem later this month, and the event is bringing together members of the LGBTQ community and The LDS Church. The festival will feature acts with Utah ties like Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons, and the festival will raise... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church issues statement of support for LGBTQ concert eventto address teen safety and to express respect and love for all of God’s childre
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
to address teen safety and to express respect and love for all of God’s children,” says a statement released by the LDS Church. “We join our voice with all who come together to foster a community of inclusion in which no one is mistreated... Read more
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Deseret News
India Independence day brings calls to end religious violencecenter’s 2017 World Peace Prize laureate, an honor conferred here on Monday. El
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
center’s 2017 World Peace Prize laureate, an honor conferred here on Monday. Elder Christofferson accepted on behalf of the LDS Church. Hindu nationalists recently have assaulted minority Muslims and lower-caste Hindus accused of killing cows. The... Read more
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Deseret News
Utahns rally to condemn Charlottesville violencedidn't give his life fighting Hitler for Nazi ideas to go unchallenged here at
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
didn't give his life fighting Hitler for Nazi ideas to go unchallenged here at home," he said, also on Twitter. The LDS Church said in a statement Sunday said the violence illustrates growing intolerance: "People of any faith, or of no faith... Read more
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Deseret News
With improved range, BYU's Rhett Almond ready to kick in more pressure-packed situationshit 17 of 21 field goals. While during fall camp last year Almond was battling
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
hit 17 of 21 field goals. While during fall camp last year Almond was battling with Oldroyd (who is currently serving an LDS Church mission) and others for the starting job, he knows that it’s his now. The other kickers on the roster are senior... Read more
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Deseret News
World Peace Prize presented in India to Mormon leaderoutstanding humanitarian accomplishments." Calling the honor one beyond his dr
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
outstanding humanitarian accomplishments." Calling the honor one beyond his dreams, Elder Christofferson said he and the LDS Church and its members were grateful for the 2017 Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize. The prize has... Read more
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Deseret News
About Utah: Chef Hai brought the Mekong Delta to Bountifulbecame a computer whiz before computer whizzes were cool, came to Utah to do co
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
became a computer whiz before computer whizzes were cool, came to Utah to do contract work for the IRS in Ogden, joined the LDS Church, married a Mormon girl from Pocatello, traveled thither and yon as an IT specialist to support his growing family... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church issues statement condemning racism in response to violence in CharlottesvilleFILE: The LDS Church's Temple Square in Salt Lake City. FILE: The LDS Church's
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
FILE: The LDS Church's Temple Square in Salt Lake City. FILE: The LDS Church's Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The LDS Church views the “violence, conflict and tragedy of recent days in Charlottesville” with great sadness and deep concern,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Mormons in space: Sci-fi or no lie?Mormonism in their work. And try to find a Mormon who doesn�t know �Battlestar
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Mormonism in their work. And try to find a Mormon who doesn�t know �Battlestar Galactica.� The TV series, created by LDS church member Greg Larson, was built on Mormon theology and cosmology. What makes the marriage between science fiction... Read more
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Deseret News
CEO of global refugee aid organization meets with LDS Church officials, local staffin Salt Lake City earlier last week, meeting with staff, donors and community l
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
in Salt Lake City earlier last week, meeting with staff, donors and community leaders at IRC’s local office as well as with LDS Church representatives. Perhaps better known as a former British Labour Party cabinet minister, he’s the first... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Executive director of Jews for Jesus to speak at Topeka churchMissionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, for orientation. As a missionary, s
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, for orientation. As a missionary, she will teach interested people about the LDS Church and perform community service. Like other Mormon missionaries, she will serve without pay and at her own and her... Read more
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Deseret News
Rock: Ex-BYU star 'Jumbo' Jim Eakins was better than you thinka story, nearly 40 years after he played his last game. A longtime coach in Ut
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
a story, nearly 40 years after he played his last game. A longtime coach in Utah, Eakins recently returned from a second LDS Church mission, this one in the Philippines, to find an ESPN story that ranks the top players from every NBA draft... Read more
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Deseret News
Readers share thoughts on 'The Book of Mormon' musical returning to Salt Lake Cityto learn vital information about who we are fundamentally." Some believe the p
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
to learn vital information about who we are fundamentally." Some believe the production has been a positive for the LDS Church: • "It was mostly accurate in its portrayal, and it captured the spirit of Mormonism in trying to do the right... Read more
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Deseret News
Baby switch: How a Mormon family dealt with the fallout of a decades old secreton third row from top, were among met for the first time in April 1963 in Salt
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
on third row from top, were among met for the first time in April 1963 in Salt Lake City, Utah, as they and 220 other LDS Church missionaries prepared to leave for their assignments around the world. | Provided by Fisher family “It just hit... Read more
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Deseret News
Another MTC open house — this one at the LDS Church's new Ghana Missionary Training CenterSALT LAKE CITY — Open houses are currently under way in not one but two of the
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Open houses are currently under way in not one but two of the LDS Church's missionary training centers, with the newly completed Ghana MTC now hosting visitors through Saturday. The recently expanded Provo Missionary Training Center... Read more
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Deseret News
Inauguration of new LDS Business College president Bruce Kusch set for Oct. 24Hall on Temple Square. Kusch replaced J. Lawrence (Larry) Richards, who is now
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
Hall on Temple Square. Kusch replaced J. Lawrence (Larry) Richards, who is now the director of special projects for LDS Church Commissioner of Education, Elder Kim B. Clark. Members of the LDS Church Board of Education will participate in... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah panel green-lights cash for final homeless shelter siteto buy a downtown Deseret Industries thrift store to replace an overcrowded hom
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
to buy a downtown Deseret Industries thrift store to replace an overcrowded homeless shelter beset by violence. The LDS Church-owned building at 131 E. 700 South is one of three future homeless resource centers in Salt Lake City and South... Read more
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The Christian Post
Mormon Church Excommunicates Top Leader James J HamulaChrist of Latter-day Saints, following disciplinary action by the First Preside
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
Christ of Latter-day Saints, following disciplinary action by the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles," the LDS Church said in a statement. Excommunication is described by the LDS Church as the "most serious sanction the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Mormons Remove Church Leader For The First Time In Nearly 30 Yearsor publicly defying guidance from church leaders. It's been 28 years since som
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
or publicly defying guidance from church leaders. It's been 28 years since someone has been excommunicated from the LDS church — meaning they are no longer considered part of the Mormon church. Church historian Greg Price told The... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church excommunicates general authorityof Latter-day Saints confirmed Tuesday it had excommunicated a member of its Qu
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 11 days ago
of Latter-day Saints confirmed Tuesday it had excommunicated a member of its Quorum of the Seventy. In a statement, the LDS Church confirmed the excommunication of James Hamula following “disciplinary action.” James Hamula (image courtesy The... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church leaders release, excommunicate Elder James J. HamulaSALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church excommunicated a member of the Quorum of the Seventy on Monday. "This morning, James J. Hamula was released as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs wants fugitive charge severed from food stamp trialseparate areas. She also objected to the government planning to use writings of
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 11 days ago
separate areas. She also objected to the government planning to use writings of his brother, imprisoned Fundamentalist LDS Church leader Warren Jeffs. “In defending against Count Three, Mr. Jeffs must challenge the use and admission of such... Read more
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Deseret News
Recent study confirms LDS leaders' teachings that prayers strengthen marriageto strengthen their relationships by not only praying for one another, but with
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
to strengthen their relationships by not only praying for one another, but with one another. Here are six quotes from LDS Church leaders and resources on the topic: “I know of no single practice that will have a more salutary effect upon your... Read more
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Deseret News
Chris Hicks: ‘Book of Mormon’ musical? No thanks, but it’s not what you thinkno." Most of these queries came from people who know that, as a Mormon movie c
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
no." Most of these queries came from people who know that, as a Mormon movie critic, I’ve long had an interest in how the LDS Church and its members are portrayed in the media — books, plays, comic books, TV shows and, of course, movies. Later,... Read more
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Deseret News
Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon' brings cringes, laughs to the Eccles Theaterto sold-out crowds two summers ago at the Capitol Theatre around the corner. J
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
to sold-out crowds two summers ago at the Capitol Theatre around the corner. Just in case my status as a non-member of the LDS Church made me tone deaf, I shared my extra ticket with my good friend Elayne Wells Harmer, whose son returns from his... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Minerva fire prompts downtown Quincy evacuation advisoryfirefighters need all the room they can get to maneuver around here,” he said.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
firefighters need all the room they can get to maneuver around here,” he said. An evacuation center at the LDS Church on Bellamy Lane had six occupants Friday night. Forest Service officials expect to have a complete containment... Read more
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Deseret News
U.K. Mormons renew British Pageant with Elder Ballard in the audienceSALT LAKE CITY — In 2013, more than 1,000 members the LDS Church in the United
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — In 2013, more than 1,000 members the LDS Church in the United Kingdom volunteered in the British Pageant, billed as a once-in-a-lifetime event, the first official Mormon pageant held outside the United States. On Tuesday, back by... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Judge sets one month trial for polygamist leader Lyle Jeffsarrives at the federal courthouse in Sioux Falls, SD. (Image KSFY via CNN) Jef
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 15 days ago
arrives at the federal courthouse in Sioux Falls, SD. (Image KSFY via CNN) Jeffs, once a top leader in the Fundamentalist LDS Church, is charged in a massive food stamp fraud scheme that prosecutors claim bilked taxpayers out of more than $12... Read more
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Deseret News
Rock: Tukuafu to BYU drama: It's time to move onmonths-old story resurfaced. Tukuafu, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound tight end who commi
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
months-old story resurfaced. Tukuafu, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound tight end who committed to play at Utah State before serving an LDS Church mission, returned last fall, only to enroll at BYU in January. Naturally, accusations flew. Here we go again. The... Read more
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Deseret News
Judge considers postponing FLDS leader's welfare fraud trialSALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge will decide whether to delay a trial for a Fun
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge will decide whether to delay a trial for a Fundamentalist LDS Church leader accused of welfare fraud and fleeing custody. An attorney for Lyle Jeffs argued Thursday in U.S. District Court that she needs time for her... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Judge considers postponing polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs’ trial“He was the head of this large community.” Jeffs, once a bishop in Utah’s larg
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 16 days ago
“He was the head of this large community.” Jeffs, once a bishop in Utah’s largest polygamous church, the Fundamentalist LDS Church, is facing trial on food stamp fraud, money laundering and failure to appear charges. He and 10 other FLDS members... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
JustServe Website Helps Organize Community VolunteersJenna MacKay, a local Chattanoogan member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latt
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Jenna MacKay, a local Chattanoogan member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, explains, “While the LDS Church maintains the website, that is where the affiliation stops. The site is the LDS Church’s gift to communities... Read more
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Deseret News
New Provo MTC facilities draw on past experience to introduce new learning atmospherePROVO — There was a time in LDS Church history when missionaries met for traini
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
PROVO — There was a time in LDS Church history when missionaries met for training in the basement of an old home with a dirt floor, no window and a single light bulb hanging from a wire in the middle of the room. For the last 40 years, missionaries... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
KHQ Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Utah lawmakers pick top Mormon church lobbyist to run officeget the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that h
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
get the fact that it's a concern, but I just think that the kind of work that he has been doing for the church, the LDS Church, is something that he can easily transition away from," said King, who co-chaired the hiring committee. Cannon... Read more
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