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Younger sister is living tribute to two brothers who died in Utah plane crash

Aubri Whatcott and her family are marking the one-year anniversary of a plane crash.

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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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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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 »

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Profane and acclaimed: 'The Book of Mormon' musical arrives in Salt Lake City

This week, the Broadway musical that skewered Mormonism on its way to nine Tony Awards opens just blocks from Temple Square and the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

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LDS Church 're-evaluating' Scouting program after Boy Scouts of America policy change

The Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board voted 45-12 to end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders on Monday, although the change in policy would still allow... Read more »

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Hamblin & Peterson: Chimayó, the 'Lourdes of America'

It's not necessary to travel to Europe, South America or even more distant places to see a place where practices of pilgrimage that go back centuries are still observed. One such site is in... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Sunrise service: Utahns should emulate and take pride in the principles that guided the pioneers

Elder Dale G. Renlund challenges early-risers to make the Mormon pioneer legacy their own. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces first overseas tour in 18 years

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be headed to Europe next summer for a three-week, eight-city tour with announced performances in Germany, Austria, Switzerland,... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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FamilySearch celebrates the pioneer in everyone with new 'I Am a Pioneer' page

Visitors to FamilySearch's new "I Am a Pioneer" page remember pioneers from the past and are encouraged to be the pioneers of the future. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Pioneer Day celebrations set throughout Utah

Here is a list of various events going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state. Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Pioneer trek: Historical sites around state give a glimpse into Utah's heritage

Many locations throughout Utah are maintained and celebrated to this day as pioneer treasures — memories of those who have long since passed on. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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3 returned LDS missionaries represent Days of '47 royalty

For the first time in the 72-year history of the Days of '47 Royalty Pageant, all three winners of the competition are returned missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Who were the first apostles of Jesus?

The original Christian apostles were closely interrelated men from a tiny provincial area. Were they appropriate leaders for a worldwide church? The Lord plainly thought so. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Creating Days of '47 parade float is 'more about building people'

Members of the LDS Rose Park North Stake came together to create a float for the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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In Our Lovely Deseret: The Utah War: 'I will not suffer myself to be taken to be killed as they killed Joseph'

When the Saints were in the mountains celebrating on July 24, 1857, when they heard Johnston's Army was on its way. Brigham Young handled the crisis with courage and faith. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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LDS Tahitian soccer star didn't play in World Cup Final because it was on Sunday

Naea Bennett is an LDS Tahitian soccer star who helped his team advance to the Beach World Cup, but did not play the final two games because they were held on Sunday. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Tips for living: 5 tips from 'Sharing the Gospel through Social Media' by Erin Ann McBride

By sharing the gospel online, missionary work now has the potential of being more effective. Erin Ann McBride shares advice on sharing online in "Sharing the Gospel Through Social Media." Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Picturing history: Black River Falls, Wisconsin

Trees that were floated down the Black River were taken to Black River Falls, Wisconsin, where there were three sawmills. From here, they were pegged together as rafts and floated downstream to... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Surrendering control in your marriage

All I know is that once I got past the wrinkled-nose “oh brother” prejudgments of “surrendering” and tried to read and process with an open mind, some miraculous things... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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President Eyring talks about his heritage, saying goodbye to 2 apostles in KSL video

President Eyring talked about his family heritage, saying goodbye to two apostles and staying optimistic in a troubled world in a recent interview with KSL. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Taylor Halverson: How the Donner Party affected the pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley

Had there been no Donner Party in 1846, there likely would not have been a Mormon entry into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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