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Mormon thrill ride creator still finding ways to generate excitement at age 74

The creator of Knottís Berry Farmís Supreme Scream has created a new attraction in Logan.

BYU-Idaho students form brotherhood of service for roommate with genetic disease

A revolving group of BYU-Idaho students team up to help their roommate complete daily tasks and enjoy life, and the group was recently featured on People.com. Read more »

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The ‘Splainer: How do Jewish conversions work?

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Jewish conversion seems to be all over the media lately. In the third season of the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black,” Litchfield prison inmate Cindy Hayes wants to convert to... Read more »

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LDS World: Western author Wallace Stegner praised character of Mormon women

Women played an often quiet yet critical role in the Mormon westward crossing. Indeed, the trail experience and, in this instance, the settling of Utah would have been impossible without the... Read more »

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Mormon thrill ride creator still generating excitement at age 74

The creator of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Supreme Scream and the Stratosphere's Big Shot in Las Vegas has created a new attraction in Logan. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: FairMormon Conference to offer rich buffet of faith-building presentations

The annual FairMormon conference will be held next week in Provo. Presenters will cover a wide variety of interesting topics, and anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Read more »

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America welcomes Christians, Jews; atheists, Muslims not so much

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Americans are all for religious freedom — but disagree on who can claim it. Read more »

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Want to ride the train to see the pope? You’ll have to buy a lottery ticket

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Anticipating a stampede of customers during Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Philadelphia, a regional rail line will hold an online lottery for 24-hour regional rail passes for travel on Sept.... Read more »

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Another Book of Mormon musical opens in Salt Lake City

Sherry Allred, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the composer and writer of “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” a musical that has “been brewing within... Read more »

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Newly redesigned Mormon pioneer website helping users connect with ancestors

The Embleys are one of many families to discover ancestors with the help of FamilySearch resources, specifically the Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel website, launched in 2014. Read more »

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What's new: 'A Night of Comedy: Peculiar People' shares clean Mormon humor

"A Night of Comedy: Peculiar People" is a DVD produced by Excel Entertainment containing short comedy routines from 11 LDS comedians. It's refreshing to see some clean comedy produced by Mormon... Read more »

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Picturing history: Sidney Rigdon's Nauvoo home

Sidney Rigdon joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by baptism in November 1830. He was serving as a Campbellite minister in Mentor, Ohio, at the time. Read more »

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International Brough Reunion set for Aug. 7-9

The International Brough Reunion is scheduled for Aug. 7-9 and includes tours of historic family sites in Utah, a dedication of a forgotten pioneer grave in the Salt Lake City Cemetery and a reunion in Kaysville. Read more »

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Book review: 'Love's Deception' delivers a clean romance full of complications

In "Love's Deception," Cat is a widow who is caring for her son and ill mother, along with overseeing their horse farm. Ty is in town helping his parents. They are not looking for romance, but they... Read more »

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Y. family history conference July 28-31

"The Work and the Glory" series and "Fire and Steel" series author Gerald R. Lund will be one of the keynote speakers at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy on July 28-31 at the BYU Conference Center. Read more »

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Book review: 'Haven' is a story of faith, relationships

In British author Anna Jones Buttimore's book "Haven," she writes about a bed-and-breakfast located in Wales, owned by Gwen, who finds joy in sharing her LDS faith with her guests. Unexpected... Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Passing the torch

Many of us have the hope that our children will carry on in our footsteps as they continue with the same cause that their parents have pursued. It’s great when your kids pick up your torch... Read more »

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Boy Scouts in Utah, nation face uncertain future

With the LDS Church re-evaluating its centurylong ties with the Boy Scouts of America, local council leaders in Utah aren't sure what the future holds for the program. Read more »

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Fishy religion-spoof: Do you ‘sea’ fun or blasphemy?

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Quiz: Are these tag lines from Comedy Central, a commercial ad campaign or the church on your corner? “Moses split the Red Sea. We split lobster tails and drizzle melted butter on... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Replica of a pioneer-era grist mill completed in American Fork

Preserving Utah's pioneer history is the goal of the American Fork chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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DJ Kaskade talks about sticking to LDS standards in the nightclub scene

World-famous disc jockey and record producer Kaskade talked about choosing to live an uncommon lifestyle in the world of electronic dance music during a recent interview with The Daily Beast. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Wright Words: Younger sister is living tribute to brothers who died in a plane crash

This month, 14-year-old Aubri Whatcott and her family are marking the one-year anniversary of a plane crash that took the lives of brothers Jaxon and Daulton. In an exclusive interview, Aubri... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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LDS Church relationship with Boy Scouts in doubt, may create new international program

The future relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and its largest charter organization, the LDS Church, appears uncertain after the Scouting body voted Monday to rescind a nationwide ban on... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir members react to European tour announcement

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square react to the announcement of their 2016 European tour in a new video. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Are lawsuits ahead for church-based Boy Scout troops?

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If the Boy Scouts of America approve gay adult leaders, as they are expected to do late Monday, does that mean troops based at churches may end up in court if they ban gay Scoutmasters? Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Do contraceptive rules make religious groups 'complicit in evil?'

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Whether filling out a government form, or writing a letter, makes a group 'complicit in evil' is at the heart of a new appeal to the Supreme Court over provisions of the Affordable Care Act related... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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