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Book review: 'The Tulip Resistance' tells of Dutch resistance to Nazi takeover

"The Tulip Resistance" weaves a tale of the Dutch resistance and German forces during the Nazi invasion of Holland. Read more »

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LDS Church leaders share personal photos and insights on social media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to embrace the church's challenge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: My latest minuet with mortality

What got me through my latest ordeal were all the people who wouldn’t let me droop. I was determined to feel morose, but they wouldn’t hear of it. Read more »

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BYU Education Week scheduled for Aug. 17-21

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is scheduled to be the Tuesday, Aug. 17, devotional speaker at this year’s BYU Campus Education Week, which is Aug. 17-21. Read more »

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Book review: 'Bondage' is an engaging first book in Moses Chronicles series

H.B. Moore has taken scriptures, sometimes just a few verses, and created a story around what the lives of those mentioned in the verses may have been like. Now she’s taking on the story of... Read more »

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Without the overdose of obscenity, 'The Book of Mormon' would have been a delight

"The Book of Mormon," from Trey Parker and Matt Stone with music by Robert Lopez, may be the best "South Park" episode yet. Read more »

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How to enhance your family history with an oral interview

There is nothing that elicits more of an emotional response than hearing the recorded voice of an ancestor that has long since passed away. The new digital technology makes preserving a memorable... Read more »

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Duce's Wild: Working miracles regardless of gender, age or church callings

Gender, priesthood, church callings and age don't define those who can perform mighty miracles and be a great benefit to others. All it takes is faith. Read more »

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Mormon thrill ride creator still generating excitement at age 74

The creator of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Supreme Scream and the Stratosphere's Big Shot in Las Vegas has created a new attraction in Logan. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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BYU-Idaho students form brotherhood of service for roommate with genetic disease

A revolving group of BYU-Idaho students team up to help their roommate complete daily tasks and enjoy life, and the group was recently featured on People.com. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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LDS World: Western author Wallace Stegner praised character of Mormon women

Women played an often quiet yet critical role in the Mormon westward crossing. Indeed, the trail experience and, in this instance, the settling of Utah would have been impossible without the... Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Another Book of Mormon musical opens in Salt Lake City

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 »

July 29, 2015

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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 »

July 29, 2015

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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 »

July 29, 2015

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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 »

July 28, 2015

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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 »

July 28, 2015

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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 »

July 28, 2015

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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 »

July 28, 2015

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DJ Kaskade talks about sticking to LDS standards in the nightclub scene

World-famous disc jockey and record producer Kaskade talked about choosing to live an uncommon lifestyle in the world of electronic dance music during a recent interview with The Daily Beast. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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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 »

July 27, 2015

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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 »

July 27, 2015

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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 »

July 27, 2015

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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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