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LDS couple has inspired in the years after the tragedy of Sandy Hook

Emilie Parker would be too old now to attend the new Sandy Hook Elementary, which will open its doors today.

LDS family runs a nonalcoholic apple cider operation in Washington state

About 650 miles northwest of Salt Lake City, in the farming town of Mesa, Washington, is Empey Brothers Farms, one product of which is its nonalcoholic Sheffield Cider. Read more »

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Book review: 'Now and Always Yours' is a love story from prison

In her newest novel, "Now and Always Yours," Anita Stansfield follows the life of a reformed drug user as he tries to make something of himself and accidentally finds love. Read more »

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New interfaith Everyword Bible website is launched

The Everyword Bible is an interfaith, crowdsourced online study Bible. The website was launched July 28. Read more »

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Striving to be a modern-day pioneer

“This is why,” I thought reaching out for that young woman and holding her tight, “this is why I leave my dear ones. This is why I sacrifice my time and give of my talents.”... Read more »

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Throwback Thursday: Mormon DJ 'taking over the world'

Ryan Raddon, known as DJ Kaskade, talks about his unusual lifestyle in an interview with the Daily Beast. Read more »

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Worldwide Indexing Event exceeds goal, digitizes over 10 million records

More than 116,000 volunteers participated in the Worldwide Indexing event July 15-17 and digitized over 10 million global family records. Read more »

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Pressing forward in the Pacific: John and Susan Tanner reflect on their first year at BYU-Hawaii

It's been one year since the Tanners arrived on the BYU-Hawaii campus. During that time, they've embraced President David O. McKay's prophetic vision, delighted in teaching and serving students,... Read more »

July 28, 2016

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Defending the Faith: The 18th annual FairMormon conference is next week

The most significant annual apologetics conference convenes again in Provo a week from today. Everyone is welcome. Read more »

July 28, 2016

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LDS Church moves volunteers from Turkey to Germany

Amid political unrest in Turkey, Church leaders have transferred 15 young volunteers serving in Turkey to Germany, "where they will continue their service among the Turkish-speaking population of... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Picturing history: Seymour Brunson grave in Nauvoo

Seymour Brunson was a faithful Latter-day Saint whose passing in 1840 affected the Prophet Joseph Smith. While preaching during Brunson's funeral, the Prophet Joseph first publicly taught about... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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What's new: 'Sisters, Arise!' shares inspirational stories for women

In "Sisters, Arise! Becoming the Woman God Intends You to Be," Lynne Perry Christofferson shares humorous and inspirational stories and analogies to teach spiritual lessons on a variety of subjects. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: Lessons from sending my boys on a pioneer trek in a new area

I sent my kids on pioneer trek dressed in cowboy hats and pure fear. The result surprised even me. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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BYU-Hawaii students are 'entering to learn' and 'going forth' to bless lives

International students at BYU-Hawaii are using their education and talents to bless their families and home countries. They want to make a difference in the world. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Elder Per G. Malm dies at age 67

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Elder Per G. Malm, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died of cancer this morning at his home in home in GÖteborg, Sweden. Elder Malm was 67. Read more »

July 26, 2016

Twila Van Leer: Wow! I'm part of history, too

We all add to the history of the time and place where accident or design destined us to live out our lives. Indulge me while I wallow in a bit of nostalgia about my own place in history. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Wright Words: What I learned on a trail near Machu Picchu

Several years ago, I was hired to lead a trip to Peru. The trip was organized by a group travel company and was expertly executed in every way, with the exception of the in-over-his-head host. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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President and Sister Uchtdorf visit site of Rome Italy Temple: 'It is impressive to see'

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During a recent trip to Italy, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet R. Uchtdorf, visited the Rome Italy Temple site on July 17. Read more »

July 24, 2016

Book review: 'The Spider and the Sparrow' is a WWI tale of hope in dark places

"The Spider and the Sparrow" is a luxuriously historical tale of espionage in France and Germany during World War I. Readers will appreciate the tragic yet hopeful look at the horrors of war as... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Thousands of youth participate in the Days of '47 youth parade

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More than 5,000 children gathered on July 23 for the annual Union Pacific Youth Parade as part of the Days of '47 celebration. Stakes from around the state were invited to participate in one of the... Read more »

July 23, 2016

The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history

These five Utah communities date back to when the Mormon Pioneers came to the state, but their histories might not be what you expect. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Music and the Spoken Word: 'Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children'

If you could talk to some of those men, women and children, they would probably tell you that they didn’t always feel strong, brave and sturdy. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Book review: 'By the Stars' is a low-key love story set during World War II

"By the Stars" is a World War II love story that lacks suspense and drama but reminds readers everyone has a story to tell. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Hamblin & Peterson: Swedish city has long religious history

Less than an hour north of the Swedish capital, Stockholm, is a small city that has played a remarkable role in history since pagan times. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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The Clean Cut: LDS 3-year-old sings her dad a lullaby inspired by Jackie Evancho

Utah resident Claire Crosby sang "When You Wish Upon a Star" to her dad before bed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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New subjects of 'Meet the Mormons' share their stories, LDS faith

Three families are being featured in new vignettes of "Meet the Mormons." They have shared their stories in hopes of helping to promote the LDS faith worldwide. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Defending the Faith: Two theological accounts of evil

The Mormon account of the origin of Satan avoids one of the major problems that face other, more traditional accounts. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Taylor Halverson: When former Gov. Boggs' group traveled with the ill-fated Donner Party

A little-known, interesting fact about the Donner Party is that at one point during their journey, they traveled with the same wagon train as former Missouri Gov. Lilburn W. Boggs. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah man credits God for survival of 4 near-death experiences

Since he was 12 years old, Brandon Sulser has survived four near-death experiences: a brain injury, a broken neck, freezing to death and a head-on collision. Although his life story appears to be... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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LDS general authorities and their church history heroes

Several LDS general authorities have written about their church history heroes and the gospel principles illustrated in their lives. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Jerry Earl Johnston: At times the people we view as villains are really heroes

I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that people walk into the Dairy Queen in Perry, Utah, see a man slicing potatoes, and make assumptions about him. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Photos: Utah delegates tour historic sites in Kirtland

Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Picturing history: West Lebanon, New Hampshire

The site in New Hampshire at which young Joseph Smith suffered through a painful leg operation has been identified, but the home itself no longer stands. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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What's new: 'By the Voice of My Servants' invites the spirit of LDS general conference messages

Tyler Castleton and Wayne Burton have released a new album, "By the Voice of My Servants," which delivers messages based on talks from LDS general conference. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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BYU climbs from No. 15 to No. 5 in this year's 'Best Colleges in America' by Money Magazine

BYU made a significant jump in this year’s list of Best Colleges in America by Money Magazine, making a leap from No. 15 to No. 5. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Ohio Mormon offered invocation at Republican National Convention

A member of the Kirtland Ohio Stake presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the invocation Wednesday at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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LDS.org post opens arms to 'Pokemon Go' players

In an lds.org post, the church welcomes "Pokemon Go" players who visit church sites and encourages members to treat the visitors with kindness. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Cookbook review: 'The Lion House Cookbook' shares hundreds of recipes with a variety of flavors

“The Lion House Cookbook” shares hundreds of recipes made by chefs at the Lion House Pantry and modified for a home kitchen. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Pokemon Go player spots fire that destroyed Deseret Industries donations

Two storage units of donations for Deseret Industries went up in flames in Kuna, Idaho. The fire was discovered and reported by a Pokemon Go player in the area. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Latter-day Saints receive 2016 Pioneers of Progress Awards

A few members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were among those honored with Days of '47 Pioneers of Progress Awards last week. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Twila Van Leer: My nomination of 3 Mormon pioneers to be honorary Days of ’47 parade marshals

When the Days of ’47 Parade rolls down Salt Lake City's downtown streets, I always think of those pioneers as leading the march. Belatedly, I would like to nominate three honorary grand... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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UTubers: UTubers come together to help LDS singer Evie Clair’s family

An LDS bishop from Arizona was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. His daughter Evie Clair teamed up with YouTubers from Arizona and Utah to pay tribute to him. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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How Kickstarter gave Utah kindergarten teacher's obscure product a boost

AshLee Winterrose has exceeded her Kickstarter goal, which will make her "Hide-A-Boo" dream a reality. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Mormon family raises children on boat in the Caribbean

In the late 1990s, Tracy and Christa Prows sold their home and farm in Utah so they could chase their dream of raising their children on a boat in the Caribbean. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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BYU Family History Conference is July 26-29

FamilySearch President and CEO Steve Rockwood will be one of the keynotes speakers at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy July 26-29 at the BYU Conference Center. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Book review: Mormon hacker works to decipher a dangerous mystery in 'The Cryptic Cipher'

Denver Acey's hacker Tanner Stone is back in "The Cryptic Cipher." This time, the presidency is at risk, and Tanner races to decipher a mysterious email that holds the key to saving the United States. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Photos: 3-day genealogy event goes global

Emmalynn Kofford, 13, of the Rose Park North Stake, participates in what is being billed as the world's largest family history indexing event at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Jerry Earl Johnston: When ballplayers turn to the man upstairs

Earlier this year, at a Dodgers game, I saw all-star catcher Wilson Ramos step into the right field corner long before the game, go to a knee, bow his head and stay that way for a good two minutes.... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Mormon Mentions: Imagine Dragons post tribute to France, Lindsey Stirling to be featured on Disney's 'Pete's Dragon'

Social media posts with a connection to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members, and posts from general authorities. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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LDS Church releases statement following attack that killed 84 in France

Mormon Newsroom France published a statement Friday following the terrorist attack in Nice, France. The statement expresses the sentiments of Elder Patrick Kearon, President of the Europe Area for... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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