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From log cabin to university, BYU-Idaho continues to grow

What started as a single-room log cabin has now become the largest private university in Idaho and home to 40 major buildings. Read more »

March 29, 2015

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General Women's Session focuses on family, home

During a year when the LDS Church is celebrating the 100th anniversary of family home evening and the 20th anniversary of “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” speakers for the... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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President Henry B. Eyring: 'The Comforter'

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Speaking during the general women’s session of the Church’s 185th Annual General Conference to a capacity congregation in the Conference Center and to others gathered across the globe,... Read more »

March 28, 2015

Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson: 'Defenders of the proclamation'

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Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, shares three teachings to help individuals become "defenders of the Proclamation." Read more »

March 28, 2015

Sister Carole M. Stephens: 'The family is of God'

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Sister Carole M. Stephens, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, framed her remarks Saturday evening during the General Women's Meeting using the words of a Primary song sung... Read more »

March 28, 2015

Sister Cheryl A. Esplin: 'Filling our homes with light and truth'

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Sister Cheryl A. Esplin of the Primary general presidency spoke on filling lives with the light and truth of the gospel in her address at the General Women's Session of conference on March 28. Read more »

March 28, 2015

185th Annual General Conference talk summaries, photos

Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Preparing to split up, LDS General Primary Presidency looks back on 5 years of service together

The General Women's Session of LDS General Conference on Saturday night marks the beginning of the end of a five-year run together for the three women in the church's Primary General Presidency. In... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Building Zion' explores architecture of Mormon settlements

Thomas Carter explores the history of architecture and building styles in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as its members settled Utah. Specifically, he looks at the... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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State bills to protect religious freedom advance, alarming some

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Measures in Indiana and Georgia that would protect religious conscience are gaining ground, a move that alarms critics, who claim the bills would legalize discrimination against homosexuals. One... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: A place where Jesus actually stood

Scholars debate the true holiness of just about every holy site in Israel. Yet there is one place where scholars, scientists and spiritual leaders all agree is a place where Jesus certainly stood... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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AML conference, awards Saturday

The 2015 Association for Mormon Letters Conference is Saturday from 1-5 p.m. at the Utah Valley University Library in Orem. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Book review: YA novel 'Run' shares teen's search for identity

"Run," JoLyn Brown's first young adult novel, portrays a summer that changes a teenage girl struggling to find her identity. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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The Gospels reflect the value of different perspectives

The New Testament features gospel accounts by four different writers with four different perspectives. The story of the mortal Jesus and the risen Christ is far too large for any single account to... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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LDS Church releases Easter video, campaign

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In honor of the life and sacrifice of Jesus Christ, the Church is encouraging members to participate in a campaign this Easter season to share their witness of the Savior. The campaign is called... Read more »

March 28, 2015

New exhibit featuring 1,500 missionary name tags opens on Temple Square

A new missionary exhibit opened Friday in the North Visitors' Center on Temple Square, according to the Temple Square Facebook page. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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ValueSpeak: The greatest thing you'll ever learn

I’m not trying to say that Mike’s foot was suddenly physically healed by a loving and well-intentioned kiss from his 3-year-old son. But there’s no denying that that pure,... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Millennials are the ‘don’t judge generation’ on sexual morality: Survey

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Most young adults of every religion, race and ethnicity support access to affordable contraception. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Lexi Hansen forgives driver who hit her (+video)

In a recent video, Lexi Hansen shares why she has been able to become friends with the driver who hit her one year ago. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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A history of the death penalty in America

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In preparation for the upcoming Supreme Court case, Glossip v. Gross, which will decide the legality of certain forms of execution by injection, The National Catholic Register has declared that... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Why confession is good for the mind and soul

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Faith leaders said the goal of religious confession is to affirm that the confessor is unconditionally loved, rather than to shame or scold. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Joseph, the stone and the hat: Why it all matters

Joseph Smith used a stone in a hat to help him in his translation of the Book of Mormon. Critics have made merry over this, but it makes sense and it's actually an indicator that he was telling the... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Why I don’t call myself a ‘Mormon feminist'

Like a team of horses, when we work together for shared goals of personal progress, we can be guided by the Savior who holds the reins and has every desire to see us succeed, work a straight path... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Obama to host Pope Francis at White House in September

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President Obama will welcome Pope Francis to the White House during the pontiff’s U.S. visit in September, ” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Returning LDS missionary, father battling leukemia share tender embrace at airport

As Elder Carsten Ashton scrolled through his mom's email, one sentence jumped out: "Your dad has been diagnosed with cancer." Read more »

March 26, 2015

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