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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Daphne Bramham: What's in a name? Polygamist Winston Blackmore takes on mainstream Mormons

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Canada, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, North America, World News

20 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

DABC grants winery license in polygamous community in southern Utah

The state liquor commission on Tuesday unanimously granted a wine manufacturing license to Vintage Reserve Estates in Hildale, which straddles the Utah and Arizona border and is best known as the headquarters for The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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

Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

Polygamy: Woman in Short Creek wants kids back, de...

Reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent Nelson cover polygamy for The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Hildale, UT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Judge orders $5 million bond in Warren Jeffs child-bride lawsuit

A state court judge on Tuesday ordered the United Effort Plan trust to post a $5 million bond to ensure that assets remain available while the UEP proceeds with a pre-trial appeal to the Utah Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hildale, UT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Why people don't want to pay $100 to live in polygamous towns

Jeff Shields, an attorney for the United Effort Plan was explaining why residents here have to pay $100 a month to live in their homes.

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Related Topix: Hildale, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Religion, Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

School reopens in Utah polygamous community

After more than a decade of no public education in Hildale, the new K-12 Water Canyon School welcomed nearly 170 students this week for the first day of school.

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Related Topix: Religion, Education Etc., Family, Kids, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Brandon Sun

Wife of alleged polygamous leader says charge violates her religious freedom

Marsha Chatwin is guarded in what she'll say about her marriage to Winston Blackmore, one of the leaders of a small religious community in southeastern British Columbia known as Bountiful.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Religion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Arizona Republic

14 families in Warren Jeffs sect face evictions

Officials are moving forward with plans to evict families in 14 homes in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border as authorities attempt to crack down on families who have failed to pay occupancy fees for years.

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Related Topix: Religion, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Polygamy charges approved against leaders of religious sect in Bountiful, B.C.

Nearly three years after Canada's polygamy law was ruled to be constitutional, charges were laid Wednesday against four people from the B.C. polygamous community of Bountiful.

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

KXLY-TV Spokane

Canadian church leaders charged with polygamy

The group lives in Bountiful, which is just across the Canadian border from Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Religion, Bonners Ferry, ID

Salt Lake Tribune

Trib Talk: What's the future of the polygamist trust?

The state-run trust that manages assets of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is poised to give homes to 20 people even as it issues eviction notices to those who haven't paid monthly property fees to the trust.

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Related Topix: Religion, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Deseret News

FLDS trust overseer retires amid prostitution-related charge

Bruce Wisan speaks during a court hearing concerning Utah's management of the United Effort Plan Trust on Feb. 15, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Hildale, UT, Bountiful, UT

Deseret News

FLDS trust overseer retires, faces prostitution-related charge

A man appointed by the state to manage a polygamist sect's trust has retired from the accounting firm he helped found after he was charged with patronizing a prostitute.

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Related Topix: Religion, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hildale, UT

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Embattled polygamous trust fiduciary Wisan retires

Bruce Wisan, the accountant in charge of a polygamous trust who faces a charge of patronizing a prostitute, has retired, his Salt Lake City accounting firm confirmed on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Religion, Hildale, UT, Bountiful, UT

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Deseret News

New school provides hope, second chances for FLDS community

But for the community it's designed to serve, it is a symbol of hope and possibility.

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Related Topix: Religion, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Polygamous trust giving homes to 26 people

Colorado City, Ariz. a The fiduciary in charge of a polygamous community trust says it is ready to give homes to 26 people, but a Utah judge will likely have to maintain control over the trust for "the next several years."

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Related Topix: Hildale, UT, Religion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Polygamy: Here's a primer on Saturday's United Eff...

The first meeting is 11 a.m. at the Mohave County Community College campus at 480 S. Central St. The second meeting is 6 p.m. at El Capitan High School, 255 N. Cottonwood St. Third District Court Judge Denise Lindberg has had it with people not paying their $100 a month plus property taxes to live in their homes.

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Related Topix: Hildale, UT, Religion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Why people don't want to pay $100 a month to live in Hildale

Reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent Nelson cover polygamy for The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Related Topix: Hildale, UT, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Religion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Polygamy, pedophilia, prostitution and extortion - FLDS saga has it all

A aerial view shows the damage caused by a tailings pond breach near the town of Likely, B.C. Tuesday, August, 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Bountiful, UT, Hildale, UT, Opinion

Regina Leader Post

Daphne Bramham: Polygamy, pedophilia, prostitution and extortion

It has gone beyond polygamy and pedophilia, beyond girls being handed over by their fathers to their contemporaries to be married, and beyond mothers ripping up photos of their young boys who were kicked out for listening to rock music, drinking and wearing short-sleeved shirts.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Bountiful, UT, Hildale, UT, Opinion

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