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1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Brush fire prompting Rockport evacuations

Like last year, Peppler was driving back to her home on Crestview Drive in Rockport Estates after an errand, when she found out that a wildfire had blocked her way on State Road 32. And like last year, her thoughts are with her three dogs, who she can't retrieve from her house yet.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Religion

5 hrs ago | Advocate

Mormon Mass Resignation Held in Protest of Feminist's Ex-Communication

A crowd of about 100 protestors gathered in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday for a mass resignation from the Church of Latter-day Saints.

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Related Topix: Religion, Salt Lake City, UT

6 hrs ago | Daventry Express

Revamp for stamp charity collection

A charity stamp project run by a church in Daventry has been given a revamp and a new drop-off point.

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

10 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Wikipedia's edit wars and the 8 religious pages people can't stop editing

When he was a student at Brigham Young University three years ago, Anthony Willey came across a Wikipedia page on Mormons.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Roman Catholic Church, Scientology, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Philly.com

Lottery makes premium 'Book of Mormon' tickets available - and extremely inexpensive

YOU SAY you'd love premium seats for "The Book of Mormon," the Broadway smasheroo musical comedy that Tuesday begins a seven-week run at the Forrest Theater, but you simply can't swing paying hundreds of dollars for a perch near the stage? Well, how does $27 sound? That's right, $27.

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Related Topix: Religion, Theater, Arts, Denver, PA, Bucks County, PA, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Kate Kelly appeals excommunication from Mormon church

Kate Kelly, who has led the effort to obtain Mormon priesthood for women, has appealed her excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSL-TV

Manti Tabernacle restoration project underway

As Utah pauses to celebrate the arrival of the pioneers, we get a rare look at some pioneer craftsmanship in one of the oldest LDS chapels still in use.

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Deseret News

Parade spectators celebrate pioneers past and present

Thousands flocked to downtown Salt Lake City from near and far Thursday to celebrate Utah's pioneer heritage in the annual Days of '47 Parade.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Midvale, UT, Religion, Woods Cross, UT

By Common Consent

Pioneer Day

The Collect: Heavenly Father, who through Thy Son hast led Thy Chosen People into many wildernesses with the promise that they will blossom as the rose, make us pioneers willing to crucify our old self in Christ's death to find life with Him in that Undiscovered Country that is Thy Kingdom so that we may then speak peace to those in fear, ... (more)

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Covington Reporter

Biking with the Mormons

As I reached Lake Meridian Park to meet my companions for the day, my 1970s-era Viscount bicycle started making a consistent, distinct grinding noise.

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Deseret News

Defending the Faith: Remembering the Exodus - both ancient and modern

Many have compared the trek of the Mormon pioneers to the exodus of ancient Israel, and not without justice.

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Related Topix: Religion, Montrose, IA

The Morning Call

Hit musical 'Book of Mormon' opens in Philly

"The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone , the Emmy-winning creators of the "South Park" TV series, makes its Philadelphia premiere for a seven-week engagement Tuesday through Sept.

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Related Topix: Religion, Theater, The Book of Mormon, Matt Stone, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Philadelphia, PA

Deseret News

In Our Lovely Deseret: Who were the first 3 women to enter the Salt Lake Valley?

The three women who were in the first pioneer company were: Harriet Wheeler Young, wife of Lorenzo D. Young, center; Clara Decker Young, wife of President Brigham Young, right; and Ellen Sanders Kimball, wife of Heber C. Kimball, left.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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

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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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

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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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

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