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1 hr ago | Deseret News

A photographic look back at the Days of '47 Parade, from 1864 to 2013

The Days of '47 Parade - known previously as both Pioneer Days and Covered Wagon Days - was first held in 1849, and has continued since that time, celebrating the 1847 arrival of the Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley.

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1 hr ago | Deseret News

See what the pioneers thought, felt as they first came to the Salt Lake Valley

The first company of Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley at the end of July 1847, blazing - and sometimes quite literally building - the trail for thousands of pioneers to follow.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

My Turn: The Mormon who would turn away children?

There is an odd dichotomy occurring today in America: we have a very public Mormon taking a very public stand against saving the lives of helpless, innocent children.

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Related Topix: Religion, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, US Governors, Gary Herbert

5 hrs ago | West Australian

Six charged in global e-ticket hacking scheme

Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against six people in what authorities said was a global cyber-crime ring that created fraudulent e-tickets for major concerts and sporting events.

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6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

'Red Flag' warning, Pioneer Day fireworks have crews on alert

Fire crews were at the mercy of both nature and humankind as they braced for what could be a hellish Pioneer Day throughout Utah.

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Related Topix: Fire, Utah, Weather, Religion, Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT

6 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Latter-Gay Saints: The Mormon Church Now Welcomes Homosexuals -- Sort Of

On a sunny Saturday morning in April, more than two dozen men, women, and children march up Central Avenue, on the final stretch of the Pride parade.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Phoenix, AZ, Religion

6 hrs ago | GalleyCat

Grove Atlantic Acquires Book of Mormon Producer's Self-Published Book

Grove Atlantic has acquired Kevin Morris ' collection of stories White Man's Problems , along with a novel that Morris is currently working on.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Book of Mormon, Theater

11 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Actor Performs Hit Pop Song Along With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was joined by a special guest at its Pioneer Day Concert over the weekend.

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Related Topix: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Chorus, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Salt Lake City, UT, Religion, US News, US Politics

13 hrs ago | The Arbiter

Book of Mormon musical plays with Mormonism in fictional, playful platform

"The Book of Mormon" is coming to the Morrison Center in July of next year, to the delight of many theater-goers and the suspicion of those that hold the Latter Day Saint religion close to their hearts.

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Related Topix: The Book of Mormon, Theater, New York University

17 hrs ago | Deseret News

What's new: History of the Saints editors create book about 'The Mormon Wars'

A team of editors have compiled a new book titled, "The Mormon Wars," which contains essays describing the early persecutions of the LDS Church.

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Related Topix: Religion, York, PA

18 hrs ago | Deseret News

90 Vietnamese Latter-day Saints travel to YSA conference in Cambodia

The LDS Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Religion, World News, Cambodia, Travel, Asia Travel, Cambodia Travel,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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Related Topix: Religion, Oceania, Tonga, World News

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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Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, University of Utah, Willard, UT, Recipes

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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Related Topix: Religion, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, African-American

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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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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Related Topix: Religion, Brigham Young University

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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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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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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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Religion, Wedding

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

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