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Some 2,500 gather for groundbreaking for Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Some 2,500 spread out over what was once the Haderlie Farm south of Afton, Wyoming

FamilySearch arbitration event May 1-8

With a backlog of more than 6 million indexed images with an estimated 19.5 million names waiting to be arbitrated through the FamilySearch indexing system, FamilySearch is scheduling the first... Read more »

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Book review: Charlie N. Holmberg's 'The Glass Magician' is a magical read

In Charlie N. Holmberg's "The Glass Magician," one magician's apprentice must use her wits and her courage to defeat an evil magician bent on bringing the woman he loves back to life — and... Read more »

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Book review: YA Whitney Award finalist 'Kiss Kill Vanish' shares adventure that tests family bonds

In "Kiss Kill Vanish" by Jessica Martinez, 17-year-old Valentina Cruz tries to figure out her next step in life after her pampered life falls down around her when she finds out her father is more... Read more »

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Days of '47 royalty announced

The 2015 Days of ’47 queen is Madeline Kay Field, a student at Utah State University, who is the daughter of Mathew Field from Draper, and Lisa Wiebolt from Syracuse. Read more »

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Two books by Kimberley Griffiths Little award finalists

"The Time of the Fireflies" and "Forbidden" by Kimberley Griffiths Little are finalists in their respective categories for the Whitney Awards, which recognize novels by members of the LDS Church,... Read more »

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Book review: Kasie West's YA 'On the Fence' shares teen's journey of navigating emotions, love

Sixteen-year-old Charlie Reynolds feels out of place navigating a world beyond sports as she takes a new job at a boutique to pay a speeding ticket and realizes she's falling in love with her... Read more »

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North Star Conference concludes Saturday

North Star International’s 2015 conference is underway at the Utah Valley Convention Center at 220 W. Center St. in Provo and will run through Saturday. Read more »

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Streaming video: Long-awaited Star Valley Wyoming Temple groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for Star Valley Wyoming Temple, the state's first, begins at 2 p.m. Join us! Click here to watch. The Star Valley Wyoming Temple will be built near U.S. Highway 89... Read more »

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Q-and-A with Elder Oaks: Protecting religious freedom an individual duty

Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a Latter-day Saint apostle, said defending religious freedoms is essential amidst a global spike of secularism. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Elder Perry to undergo cancer treatment, Elder Scott hospitalized

Elder L. Tom Perry of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles begins cancer treatment today. Fellow quorum member Elder Richard G. Scott has been hospitalized for internal bleeding. The two long-time... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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6 ways youths, leaders can reboot the church dance

Teenagers and leaders can join forces to revamp the LDS Church youth dance. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Warfare and the Book of Mormon

The basic principles of warfare haven't changed in thousands of years. So what can the study of military history tell us about the plausibility of the Book of Mormon? Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Utah woman produces her own Book of Mormon musical

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 »

April 23, 2015

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Cause for Hope mentors help South, Central American families out of poverty

Cause for Hope helps families in poverty to become self-sufficient business owners, budget-keepers and entrepreneurs. Its unique mentoring program has helped 1,600 families since 2001 in poor... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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27 more tips for couples: Marriage advice, encouragement from LDS leaders

Recent general conference messages inspired us to compile a list of marriage advice from past and present LDS Church leaders. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Elder Perry resting at home after brief hospitalization for 'breathing difficulties'

Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, returned home Wednesday night and was resting comfortably, a church spokesman said, after a short stay in the hospital for observation and testing due to trouble breathing. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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'Cupcake Wars' champion, Minnesota community honor LDS girl who died of cancer

This is the story of one girl, two women and a cupcake. It is a story of light in the dark, and the influence that one person can have on thousands. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Picturing history: Cultural Hall, Nauvoo, Illinois

The Cultural Hall in Nauvoo, Illinois, had more than 20 other different uses, including entertainment, church meetings, business, dances and funerals. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Tips for living: 'A Mighty Change' focuses on the importance of change

Ed J. Pinegar’s recent book, “A Mighty Change: How Humility, Gratitude, and Love Bring Us Closer to Christ” focuses on the importance of change, and the blessing change brings in... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Spiritual journey leads 3-term U.S. senator to LDS Church

The announcement was ordinary and without fanfare. Larry Pressler would be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the weekly services of the Chevy Chase... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Sweeping size of Payson Temple reflects growth in LDS temple work, attendance

The first public images of the inside of the sweeping Payson Utah Temple were released Tuesday, days before the start of a monthlong open house expected to draw 500,000 visitors. Leaders said the... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Physicist tells New York Times he keeps a copy of Book of Mormon on his shelf

Freeman Dyson, a physicist and mathematician, recently sat down with The New York Times, sharing that the most unexpected book he keeps on his bookshelf is a copy of the Book of Mormon. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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BYU scholar examines third episode of 'A.D.': Creative liberties increasingly common

A.D." continues to be engaging, inspiring entertainment. But as the series proceeds, it is becoming even more important for those interested in the Bible to spend time with the text itself to see... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Are church youth dances outdated?

Is it time to do away with the youth dance? No. And here are some good reasons why. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Joseph and Emma Smith as parents

Joseph and Emma Smith worked together to juggle church responsibilities and family life. Their letters provide inspiration to today's parents, who have similar struggles. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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