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2 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

LDS Church assists to rebuild homes in Ha'apai

The Church of Latter Day Saints will partner with the Tongan Government to build 116 homes and repair 61 damaged homes.

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5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

7 unexpected foods Mormon pioneers ate

As Pioneer Day approaches, Utah tends to remember only those Mormon settlers who survived on boiled mush, sour weeds or - in some cases - nothing at all as they crossed the Western plains.

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9 hrs ago | Religion News Service

New book tells story of forgotten black Mormons

SALT LAKE CITY Green Flake was in the vanguard company of Mormon pioneers in 1847, driving a wagon into the Salt Lake Valley with LDS prophet Brigham Young, who famously declared Utah to be the right place to build Zion.

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11 hrs ago | Deseret News

Boxing champion sisters refuse to train on Sundays

According to Waikato Times , the Daniels sisters were raised members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their mother has two rules for them: They can't train on Sunday and they can't fight each other.

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15 hrs ago | By Common Consent

Standing Apart

Miranda Wilcox is an associate professor of English at Brigham Young University where she teaches medieval literature and researches the religious culture of Anglo-Saxon England.

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19 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Tickets available for Ogden LDS temple open house

Anticipation is building in Ogden as finishing touches are being put on the renovated temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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21 hrs ago | Deseret News

Researching Family History: It's a day of a flood of family history records, documents

President Henry B. Eyring, first Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, stands outside the Salt Lake Temple.

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Yesterday | Psychology Today

Seven Forms of Non-Monogamy

In contemporary US culture, monogamy means two people agreeing to have sex only with each other and no one else.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Deseret News

Float party gives thousands a sneak peek of Thursday's big parade

For the past 75 years, the Days of '47 Parade has been a tradition for lifelong Utah resident Ruth Mahoney.

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BroadwayWorld.com

If/Then's Tamika Lawrence Makes Nyc Solo Concert Debut Tonight at 54 Below with 'the Slay'

IF/THEN star Tamika Lawrence , who plays Elena, makes her New York City solo concert debut with "THE SLAY: A ROCK EXPERIENCE" tonight, July 21, 2014 at 9:30 p.m. at 54 Below.

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Deseret News

LDS Church to break ground next month for temple in Idaho

The LDS Church has announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for the Meridian Idaho Temple will be held on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. The groundbreaking is the first announced since the faith's April general conference, when no new temples were announced but church President Thomas S. Monson said the temple department would concentrate on completing ... (more)

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Lena Hall, Billy Magnussen, Constantine Maroulis and More Set for Broadway The Hardway

The evening will feature Tony winner Lena Hall and her rock band The Deafening. Also on the bill are Tony Award nominee Billy Magnussen and his band Reserved For Rondee, featuring Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis , as well as Rock n Roll Debauchery, featuring cast members from Rock of Ages, Kinky Boots , Book of Mormon and A Night with Janis ... (more)

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"Mormonism and Masonry" by Samuel H. Goodwin, chap 12

Within this series, we will reproduce the text of Mormonism and Masonry by Samuel H. Goodwin which was published in 1920 AD and is public domain.

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Samoa News

Class of 2013: Pacific...

The Pacific Horizons School's Class of 2013 turning their tassels to be recognized as the official PHS Class of 2013.

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Deseret News

What does the Mormon 'temperature' reading mean in new Pew survey?

The Mormon Moment didn't do much to change the attitude of Americans toward Latter-day Saints, but it also probably isn't over, according to a pair of experts on the perception of Mormons in the American mind.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Deseret News

New study: Mormon pioneers were safer on trek than previously thought

The infant mortality rate on the plains was 9 percent, while the general infant mortality rate in 1850 was above 15 percent.

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Deseret News

New study: Mormon pioneers were safer on trek than previously thought

The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin handcart companies.

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Photo Call: Seven-Time Grammy Winner Phil Collins Visits Aladdin

The stage production, which expands the 90-minute film into a two-act format, has music by Alan Menken , lyrics by the late Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin .

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Rugby stamp appeal passes 400,000 mark

Des Waddington from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with Linda Vineall, who donated 20 albums of stamps that belonged to her late husband The appeal, run with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was launched in 2011 and the money raised is split between Oxfam and Leukaemia Care.

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Deseret News

LDS World: Days for Girls is changing girls' lives around the world

A $10 donation will transform a woman's life. Celeste Mergens, of Days for Girls, was helping orphans in Kenya, Africa, and went to bed one night praying to do more.

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