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The Tampa Tribune
Herbert questions Mormon church impact on medical pot planSALT LAKE CITY (AP) � Utah's governor says the Mormon church's opposition to a
Herbert questions Mormon church impact on medical pot plan
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 34 minutes ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) � Utah's governor says the Mormon church's opposition to a medical marijuana bill may have little impact on the proposal's fate. Gov. Gary Herbert said on KUED-TV Thursday that the church didn't publically oppose a similar... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Verdict on church leader due todayBrian Sanders is expected to learn his fate today. A former Northland church l
Verdict on church leader due today
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Brian Sanders is expected to learn his fate today. A former Northland church leader accused of using his trusted position to prey on vulnerable young girls is expected to learn his fate today. Brian Sanders, 68, is defending 38 charges, including... Read more
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Daily Mail
Defense begins case in trial against polygamous townsMayor of polygamist town on trial for 'exiling non-believers' and 'running a po
Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Mayor of polygamist town on trial for 'exiling non-believers' and 'running a police department hand-picked by Warren Jeffs' tells court he had 'no agenda' The polygamist sister cities of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, are on trial for... Read more
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CNN
Cliven and Ammon Bundy: Family history of fighting fedsThe land in Clark County, Nevada, became federally protected in 1989 after the
Cliven and Ammon Bundy: Family history of fighting feds
CNN / Posted 15 hours ago
The land in Clark County, Nevada, became federally protected in 1989 after the government declared the Mojave Desert tortoise an endangered species. That effectively put an end to livestock grazing there. Most ranchers left. The Bundys stayed and... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Feb. 11Jorge Serrano, 29, of Greeley died as a result of an accident Feb. 1, 2016. He
Tributes for Feb. 11
Greeley Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
Jorge Serrano, 29, of Greeley died as a result of an accident Feb. 1, 2016. He was born March 29, 1986, in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, to Jorge Hugo Serrano Jimenez and Nora Laura Padilla Guerrero. Jorge lived in Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico, until... 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 18 hours ago
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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Deseret News
Lee, Stewart urge action on behalf of BYU student who went missing in ChinaSALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart, two Republican m
Lee, Stewart urge action on behalf of BYU student who went missing in China
Deseret News / Posted 21 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart, two Republican members of Utah's congressional delegation, introduced a concurrent resolution Wednesday urging the State Department to investigate if a missing Brigham Young University... Read more
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Deseret News
Friends, family remember sister missionary killed in PennsylvaniaKAYSVILLE — An LDS missionary who was killed in a car accident in Pennsylvania
Friends, family remember sister missionary killed in Pennsylvania
Deseret News / Posted 21 hours ago
KAYSVILLE — An LDS missionary who was killed in a car accident in Pennsylvania on Tuesday will be remembered for her positive nature and life-changing smile. "I want everybody to know about Sadie," said Mariah Johnson, who has been friends with... Read more
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Salon.com
Defense begins case in trial against polygamous townsPHOENIX (AP) — The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as
Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
PHOENIX (AP) — The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a polygamous church said Wednesday that he has never discriminated based on religion. Hildale Mayor Philip Barlow made the statement during a day of testimony... Read more
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ABC News
Defense Begins Case in Trial Against Polygamous TownsThe mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a po
Defense Begins Case in Trial Against Polygamous Towns
ABC News / Posted 22 hours ago
The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a polygamous church said Wednesday that he has never discriminated based on religion. Hildale Mayor Philip Barlow made the statement during a day of testimony in a federal... 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 yesterday
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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Deseret News
Shared LDS faith strengthens bond between 2 Utah men featured on A&E's new weight-loss showWhen JJ Peterson first walked into Ray Stewart’s Spanish Fork home in February
Shared LDS faith strengthens bond between 2 Utah men featured on A&E's new weight-loss show
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
When JJ Peterson first walked into Ray Stewart’s Spanish Fork home in February 2015, he looked for clues indicating that the two men shared the same LDS faith. It didn’t take Peterson long to spot a copy of the Book of Mormon. “There was part of me... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
FRANK KIRBY HAYDEN | February 10, 2016Frank Kirby Hayden of Floresville died Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the age of
FRANK KIRBY HAYDEN | February 10, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted yesterday
Frank Kirby Hayden of Floresville died Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the age of 87. He was born February 3, 1929 in Galveston. His family moved to San Antonio where he attended Harlandale High School. Frank joined the Texas State Guard in 1945 and... 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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Newsmax
50 Athletes Who Live Their Faiths: A Newsmax ListALERT: When Do You Think Christ Is Returning? Vote Now 1. Tim Tebow — The Heis
50 Athletes Who Live Their Faiths: A Newsmax List
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
ALERT: When Do You Think Christ Is Returning? Vote Now 1. Tim Tebow — The Heisman Trophy winner who went on to quarterback for the Denver Broncos, New York Jets, and New England Patriots made it a practice to kneel in prayer before games, so much so... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview, Fort Walton Beach churches host LDS conference Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 10:36 AM FORT WALTON BEACH — The Church of Jesus Chr
Crestview, Fort Walton Beach churches host LDS conference
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 10:36 AM FORT WALTON BEACH — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Fort Walton Beach stake has scheduled a two-day conference.The schedule is as follows:●5... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Primary set for supervisory District 2Voters in Shawano County Board District 2 have a three-person race on the prima
Primary set for supervisory District 2
The Shawano Leader / Posted yesterday
Voters in Shawano County Board District 2 have a three-person race on the primary ballot Tuesday. The top two finishers will advance to the April 5 election to decide who represents the district for the next two years as county supervisor. The... Read more
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examiner.com
Mormon youth prepare for annual Trek experienceYesterday in a Stake Center in Richmond Texas, members of The Church of Jesus C
Mormon youth prepare for annual Trek experience
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Yesterday in a Stake Center in Richmond Texas, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) had a kick-off meeting for youth planning to participate in the church’s Pioneer Trek. This meeting mirrors congregations around the... Read more
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Deseret News
Joseph and Emma Smith's home in Harmony, PennsylvaniaShortly after Joseph Smith acquired the golden plates from Hill Cumorah in west
Joseph and Emma Smith's home in Harmony, Pennsylvania
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
Shortly after Joseph Smith acquired the golden plates from Hill Cumorah in western New York, he and his wife, Emma, moved to Harmony, Pennsylvania. They lived in a small home on 13 acres not far from the home of Emma’s parents for most of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Genealogical Society president to demonstrate software use in EdmondEDMOND — La Nell Shores, president of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, will p
Oklahoma Genealogical Society president to demonstrate software use in Edmond
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
EDMOND — La Nell Shores, president of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, will present a demonstration on how and why to use a program to organize and store genealogy information, during the Monday meeting of the Edmond Genealogical Society. “I will... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Brenda L. StaufferBrenda was born Oct. 4, 1956, in Warren, the daughter of Dolores and Peter Libe
Brenda L. Stauffer
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Brenda was born Oct. 4, 1956, in Warren, the daughter of Dolores and Peter Liberati. She was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School, Class of 1974. She went on to attend Kent State University, receiving her degree in rhetoric and education. She... 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 yesterday
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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Minot Daily News
Alfred ‘Fred’ AndersonAlfred "Fred" Kermit Anderson was born May 10, 1931, at the home of his pare
Alfred ‘Fred’ Anderson
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
Alfred "Fred" Kermit Anderson was born May 10, 1931, at the home of his parents, Manly Ander- son Jr. and Petra Evaline Granly, in Williams Coun- ty. He is the third of five In 1935, at the tender age of 4, Fred and his brothers lost their... 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 yesterday
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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The Arizona Republic
Colorado City mayor invokes 5th Amendment in FLDS trialIt seemed like questioning in a criminal prosecution. Indeed, answers to the qu
Colorado City mayor invokes 5th Amendment in FLDS trial
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
It seemed like questioning in a criminal prosecution. Indeed, answers to the questions posed could potentially be seen as admissions to criminal acts or perjury. Joseph Steed Allred, mayor of Colorado City, Ariz., refused to answer the queries posed... 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 2 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 2 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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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
DOJ close to wrapping up case in FLDS discrimination trialWeek four got underway Monday in the Justice Department's civil rights lawsuit
DOJ close to wrapping up case in FLDS discrimination trial
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
Week four got underway Monday in the Justice Department's civil rights lawsuit against Hildale, UT and Colorado City, AZ. DOJ lawyers are reportedly nearing the end of their case. Monday morning, jurors watched a videotaped deposition with Lyle... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Oregon occupier hailed as hero at funeralInside a packed Mormon church in this desert town Friday, a leader of the Orego
Oregon occupier hailed as hero at funeral
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Inside a packed Mormon church in this desert town Friday, a leader of the Oregon armed standoff who died in a confrontation with authorities was called a man of conviction and not a threat to the law enforcement officers who shot him. "My dad was... 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 2 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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Deseret News
Larry King interviews Lindsey Stirling about her LDS faithThe interview aired Friday on “Larry King Now.” Stirling talked about her time
Larry King interviews Lindsey Stirling about her LDS faith
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
The interview aired Friday on “Larry King Now.” Stirling talked about her time on NBC's “America’s Got Talent” in 2010 and how the judges rejected her. Following the rejection, she found a fan base through YouTube. “The great thing about YouTube is... 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 2 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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The Fairfield Ledger
Monday, February 8, 2016Eagles Officers Meeting, Fairfield Eagles Club, 6:30 p.m. Information: 472-2911
Monday, February 8, 2016
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
Eagles Officers Meeting, Fairfield Eagles Club, 6:30 p.m. Information: 472-2911. Birmingham Lions Club, Birmingham Lions Building, 7 p.m. Square Dance, Fairfield Eagles Club, no time given. Call 233-1331. Alcoholics Anonymous, 107 Market St.,... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Were So Many Madoff Victims Jewish?Last week’s ABC mini-series chronicled the most famous financial fraud in recen
Why Were So Many Madoff Victims Jewish?
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
Last week’s ABC mini-series chronicled the most famous financial fraud in recent American history: Bernard Madoff’s $50 billion Ponzi scheme, which devastated elite institutions and families of the American Jewish community. The scale of Madoff’s... 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 3 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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The Advocate
What the Mormon Church Is Doing to Its Queer YouthSince the time we were cave dwellers, membership and participation in a communi
What the Mormon Church Is Doing to Its Queer Youth
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Since the time we were cave dwellers, membership and participation in a community has meant survival for humankind, especially the most vulnerable among us. For today’s youth, there is a constant need for social connection, whether it’s through... Read more
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Denver Post
Mormon church speaks against pot billSALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would
Mormon church speaks against pot bill
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death Notice, Feb. 8, 2016 ■ Eileen Harriet Dokken, 72, Fruita, died on January 31, 2016 at her home. V
Death Notice, Feb. 8, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
■ Eileen Harriet Dokken, 72, Fruita, died on January 31, 2016 at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Grand Valley Funeral Home, 445 Kokopelli Blvd. Suite A. Another visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m.... Read more
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Deseret News
Elder Oaks to speak at Johns Hopkins on international religious libertySALT LAKE CITY — Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of T
Elder Oaks to speak at Johns Hopkins on international religious liberty
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak about international religious liberty on Tuesday at Johns Hopkins University. Elder Oaks will deliver a speech... 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 3 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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Deseret News
Riverton sees 550-acre LDS Church property plan as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' developmentRIVERTON — Riverton leaders say opportunity and desire are leading to what will
Riverton sees 550-acre LDS Church property plan as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' development
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
RIVERTON — Riverton leaders say opportunity and desire are leading to what will become the largest residential and commercial development in the city's history. It’s an agreement that will draw homes, jobs and businesses on such a large scale, it's... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Empty Bowls, antiques, singing Valentines to highlight week Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 3:31 PM Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for the
Empty Bowls, antiques, singing Valentines to highlight week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 3:31 PM Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for the coming week.1. Empty Bowls fundraiserEmpty Bowls 2016 will be Thursday at Temple Baptist Church, 1500 Kingdom... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana billSALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that w
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of... 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 4 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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Hawaii News Now
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana billSALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that w
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of... Read more
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Denver Post
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana billSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that w
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana billSALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that w
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church leaders speak at RootsTech Family Discovery DaySALT LAKE CITY — RootsTech 2016, the largest family history conference in the w
LDS Church leaders speak at RootsTech Family Discovery Day
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — RootsTech 2016, the largest family history conference in the world, ended its four-day run Saturday with Family Discovery Day, a suite of sessions and classes focused toward members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana billSALT LAKE CITY -- The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would
Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of... Read more
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