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59 min ago | EDGE

Gay? Mormon? Affirmation Can Help

As a junior at Brigham Young University, John Gustav-Wrathall was struggling with his sexuality, he was suicidal, and devastated over the idea of leaving behind the Mormon church that had been his entire life.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Gay/Lesbian, Provo, UT, Human Sexuality

5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah realtors give - murder homes' another life

When a California couple pulled up Kay Mortensen 's winding driveway, they found the for-sale sign - peppered with bullet holes - laying in the bushes.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Sundance Film Festival, Home Listing, Home, Utah

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Spectrum

Wayne Brickey to give fireside

Wayne Brickey will speak at the tabernacle fireside Friday at 7 p.m. His topic will be "Turning Our Hearts and Minds to the Ancient Patriarchs."

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

KSL-TV

BYU students work to bring eyeglasses to millions of Ethiopians

When Peter Tolman was 14, he visited Guatemala to distribute eyeglasses as part of his Eagle Scout project.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-...

Those were the two opposing views presented Wednesday night during a panel discussion at the downtown Salt Lake City Main Library.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Manti, UT

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Profanity on TV Linked to Fou

Is TV turning our kids into fountains of four-letter words? Maybe so, says a new study that finds a link between foul-mouthed inner-city children and profanity-ridden shows and video games. However, the research doesn't confirm that exposure to trash-talking adults directly leads to swearing among kids, nor does it explain why non-aggressive cussing might be a bad thing.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Atheist leader: - Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination'

The Salt Lake Tribune) American Atheists President David Silverman speaks to atheists of Utah, ex-Mormons and disaffected, disbelieving Latter-day Saints march around Temple Square after the morning session of the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday April 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The WSU Signpost

Student samples water in Guatemala for study

Emma Bentley puts water samples from Guatemala onto a Petri dish in order to determine whether the water is potable.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science

Isegoria

Los Angeles Public School Food Waste: $100,000 per Day

By coincidence, 80 percent of LAUSD students qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cornell University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chron

Mormons opposed to Spring dating site

A Mormon's women group pushing the church to allow women in the priesthood march to Temple Square during the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Salt lake City.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Amy Adams, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Celebrities, Katherine Heigl, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

About the Judge who issued latest Cliven Bundy Order

According to Judge George's order, Cliven Bundy continually violated an earlier injunction by running cattle on Federal land.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Liberal Political News

The Oregonian

Cirque du Soleil Hoop Dancer at Arch Angel Mural

Eric Hernandez exudes a quiet confidence. He is a soul who seems at ease in his skin and in the world.

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Related Topix: Covina, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Man accused of being - BYU groper' is charged

A man who gained notoriety for allegedly committing more than a dozen sexual assaults on Brigham Young University's campus was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Scholars: BYU prof's 'Place of Women' book relies on hoax gospels

A Brigham Young University professor's new book is based on a manuscript that is considered a hoax, religion scholars said Friday.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Kalamazoo College

PsychCentral

Head Injuries Can Affect Children's Social Lives

For their study, neuroscientists at Brigham Young University examined a group of children three years after each had suffered a traumatic brain injury, most commonly from car accidents.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

NOLA.com

Company with gel patch to heal children's eardrum wounds wins the Tulane Business Model Competition and $25,000

A company that developed a gel patch for repairing tears in children's eardrums that occur when doctors insert ventilation tubes during treatment of infections won the Tulane Business Model Competition on Friday, securing $25,000 and an invitation to the International Business Model Competition at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT

Park Record

Park City High School grad gets serious with 'The Saratov Approach'

Crews work on a shoot for Garrett Batty's "The Saratov Approach," a docudrama that recounts the ordeal of two Mormon missionaries who were kidnapped in Russia in 1998.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Cedar Fort, UT, Park City, UT

KSL-TV

Charges filed against man suspected of gropings at BYU

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a man believed to be responsible for groping 16 women on the campus of Brigham Young University.

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Switched

Meet The Mormon Church's First Online-Only Missionary

Tyson Boardman had no idea. No one did. But as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' first -- and, back then, only -- online missionary, it was his job to find out whether salvation could be delivered over broadband.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Provo, UT

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The American Scholar

The Brilliance of Foolishness

Three times now I have been a visiting writer at Brigham Young University, and three times I have said silly and foolish things on stage, because I am a foolish man much of the time, and my tact filter slips off and gets stuck in the top buttons of my shirt, and things get said before I can get it back on properly.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Camden, NJ

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