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President Uchtdorf dedicates addition to Polynesian Cultural Center

President Uchtdorf dedicated a major new addition to the Church-affiliated Polynesian Cultural Center.

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LDS Church leaders offer encouragement, announce news 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 »

Aug. 24, 2015

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California community rallies around LDS family amid tragedy and hardship

Residents, family and friends in a California community are rallying around an LDS family dealing with tragedy and hardship. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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18-year-old pushes youth leader in wheelchair across Mormon pioneer trek

An 18-year-old young man recently volunteered to push an adult leader's wheelchair while on a stake pioneer trek in Wyoming. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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President Eyring dedicates first temple in the Hoosier State

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Indianapolis Indiana Temple — the first temple in the Hoosier State and the 148th worldwide — in three... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Book review: 'The Charity Chip' skates through a dangerous scenario

In "The Charity Chip," Julio is suspicious when a stranger offers free food and clothes for nothing more than going to school. He worries that the microchip put in his hand obligates him to do... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Indianapolis youth cultural celebration: 'Gather to the Light'

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Some 1,500 youth in Indianapolis, Indiana, shared the rich culture and history of the Hoosier State through music and dance on Aug. 22. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

LDS Frankfurt Germany Temple to close for renovation

The Frankfurt Germany Temple will close for extensive renovations on Sept. 7, 2015, the Mormon Newsroom announced Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Book review: Novel 'The Paper Magician' puts twist on magic

Ceony Twill has been focused on learning a particular kind of magic — smelting. It’s one of several kinds of magic that uses a particular material in the world Utah author Charlie N.... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Stop looking for a soul mate, BYU professor advises

Scott Braithwaite taught Education Week attendees that people hold responsibility for making their own decision about who to marry. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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LDS mother 'redefining feminism' with Big Ocean Women nonprofit network

“Change doesn’t have to be torrential, giant tsunami waves that obliterate landscapes," Carolina Allen said. "It can be something subtle, quiet and small. I’m like this small... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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'Once I Was a Beehive' is expanding camp

After a warm reception from critics and audiences, Utah-made "Once I Was a Beehive" will play at Utah theaters an extra week and expand to locations in Idaho and Arizona in September. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Sorensen brothers have shared experiences in football, faith, family

Brad Sorensen and his little brother Daniel are pulling for each other to make NFL rosters this fall. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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84-year-old man travels to 77 LDS temples after wife's death

There are few things 84-year-old Calvin Goulding likes better than driving and attending LDS temples. That's why when his wife of 57 years died, Goulding decided to hit the road and visit every... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Book of Mormon parallels that are all too easy to find

Some see the Gadianton robbers as an obvious borrowing from early 19th-century America. But history knows many other such movements. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Highland young men trek across state to prepare for missions

The young men of the Highland East Canyon View Ward participated in a 250-mile temple trek to earn merit badges, visit temples to perform temple work for their ancestors and prepare for their... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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In a significant move, women to join key, leading LDS Church councils

In a series of Facebook posts Tuesday evening, LDS Church leaders announced that three women's leaders will join important church councils, giving women a significant, permanent, official voice in... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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BYU unveils donated painting 'Treasures of Knowledge' by artist Greg Olsen

A painting titled "Treasures of Knowledge," by artist Greg Olsen, was donated to BYU and unveiled at the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center on Wednesday with two LDS apostles in attendance. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Video captures demolition of BYU's final Heritage Halls buildings

The last of the old Heritage Halls buildings at Brigham Young University are being demolished, and a YouTube video captures the clearing of one hall. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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David Archuleta sings 'Come, Come Ye Saints' for LDS missionaries in New Zealand

David Archuleta spoke last week at a devotional for LDS missionaries in New Zealand and sang an unaccompanied version of "Come, Come Ye Saints." Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Picturing history: Warsaw, Illinois

Fifteen miles south of Nauvoo, Illinois, on the same east bank of the Mississippi River, is the little town of Warsaw. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: What I learned from 'Once I Was a Beehive'

Last weekend, my wife and I went to see “Once I Was a Beehive,” a coming-of-age comedy that’s all the “buzz.” I was expecting a salt-of-the-earth conversion story.... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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What's new: 'James E. Talmage's Jesus The Christ Lecture Series' on CD

A hundred years ago, Elder James E. Talmage completed his work on a book that would become an LDS classic, "Jesus the Christ." In honor of this anniversary, Deseret Book has released a 10-disc... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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'Saturday's Warrior' movie project turns to fans for support

Lex de Azevedo, producer and co-writer of the "Saturday's Warrior" musical and planned film reboot, has announced a Kickstarter campaign for the movie. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Erin Stewart: I am a stay-at-home mother, not a housewife

Husbands may not understand why laundry and dishes are never done, but here's the key: My job is to be a mother, not June Cleaver. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Taylor Halverson: What is a lecture? A technology of learning

The fields of teaching, learning and technology are ripe for change. New technologies and learning designs of all sorts will emerge to support the incredible potential of human learning no longer... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015

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