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Deseret Book hosts musicians, artists, authors for Ladies' Night

The tradition of the conference weekend “Ladies’ Night” during the priesthood session continues.

2 years after last new LDS temple was announced, construction rolls ahead

It's been 25 years since the LDS Church last went so long between announcements of new temples, but the moratorium has allowed the faith's temple department to focus on construction of previously... Read more »

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YouTube video combines general conference moments with Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

Combining several years of general conference moments to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy" is one way that Nic Fitzgerald hoped to encourage others to watch general conference. Read more »

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Picturing history: Erie Canal lock 52, Port Byron, New York

This lock on the Erie Canal was constructed during Brigham Young’s lifetime, but after he left Port Byron. A historian has located documentation showing payment to Young for services rendered... Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Battle in the Valley of Dry Bones

When you visit places where your ancestors lived, when you read about the world around them, when you touch objects they touched and read books they read, you help them to live again. Read more »

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The challenges and blessings of financing a Mormon mission

Stories and lessons that will help you prepare financially to serve an LDS mission. Read more »

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Son goes through boot camp to earn for mission

My son went into the Army Reserve so he could use the money from basic and specialty training for his LDS mission. It was a far cry from how I prepared for my mission in the 1980s. Read more »

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11 things you should know about the older Mormon YSA crowd

Being a 29-year-old single member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints these days is interesting. Read more »

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LDS mission costs were not always equal

For some families, the LDS Church missionary equalization program was an answer to prayer. For others, missions became more expensive. Read more »

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Wright Words: Over 400 Mormons in Maryland Baltimore Mission join #SocialMediaSplit

In one mission, over 400 members across six LDS stakes spent time with the full-time missionaries on a single day in March. The initiative is called #SocialMediaSplit. Read more »

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'Meet the Mormons' comes to DVD, featuring an additional story

“Meet the Mormons,” the full-length theatrical feature that opened in theaters last October, debuts on DVD today. In this format, viewers will meet one more Mormon. Read more »

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YouTube star Devin Graham releases Holy Land footage overlaid with messages from LDS apostles

Filmmaker Devin Graham, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released footage of his team's trip the Middle East, where they filmed iconic landmarks in the Holy Land. Read more »

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Benefits of equal costs for LDS missions

Widely differing mission costs were standardized in 1990 to make all monthly mission expenses equal. That has made a great difference for missionaries willing to serve anywhere. Read more »

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Teaching kids about finances and preparing them for LDS missions go hand in hand

When it comes to teaching children about finances and preparing them for missions, Randy and Carol Kimball of Layton, Utah, say the two go hand in hand. Read more »

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Taylor Halverson: Learning is becoming more like God

Learning is becoming more like God. Those who seek true learning, to be more like God, fulfill his purposes as set forth in Moses 1:39: “For behold, this is my work and my glory — to... Read more »

March 30, 2015

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LDS Church celebrates 100 years of family home evening

When Max and Denice Rammell many years ago read the promise from LDS Church President Joseph F. Smith that “great blessings” would result from the holding of family home evening, they... Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Book review: 'Failsafe' is a page-turning adventure

"Failsafe" is a page-turning adventure that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. Traci Hunter Abramson weaves a suspenseful and romantic tale in the serene beauty of the Eastern States,... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Temple Square Chorale, Orchestra concert sold out

Tickets are sold out for the annual Spring Concert of the Temple Square Chorale and the Orchestra at Temple Square on April 17–18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Read more »

March 29, 2015

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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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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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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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Book review: Kilpack's 'A Heart Revealed' is a clean historical romance about a change of heart

Josi S. Kilpack makes a successful genre transition with "A Heart Revealed," a well-told, emotional Regency-era tale that goes deeper than ballroom flirting and gossip and into what causes a change... 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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