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Mormon thrill ride creator still generating excitement at age 74

The creator of the Stratosphere's Big Shot in Las Vegas has created a new attraction in Logan.

Picturing history: Neillsville, Wisconsin

Mormon loggers were the first white settlers to establish Neillsville, Wisconsin. Read more »

July 8, 2015

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What's new: LDS author pens personal 'Parable of the Crystal Stairs'

Author S. Michael Wilcox's book, "The Way Back to Heaven: The Parable of the Crystal Stairs," uses a metaphor about stairs to teach gospel principles and insights designed to help individuals on... Read more »

July 8, 2015

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'A little dating community': Marriages emerge from BYU Student Athlete Building

When they aren't practicing, traveling or studying, BYU athletes often end up dating each other, and they sometimes get married. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Wright Words: What two lost college students and an LDS ward council have in common

Sitting in a ward council lately and hearing leaders counsel about how best to serve those lost and in need, I was reminded of a very different kind of rescue many years ago near Charlottesville,... Read more »

July 7, 2015

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President Packer was working on upcoming conference talk when he died

President Boyd K. Packer was preparing a talk last week for the LDS Church's October general conference before he died on Friday at age 90. He served 21 years as president of the faith's Quorum of... Read more »

July 7, 2015

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BYU conference explores what's next for religious freedom

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Utah lawmakers found a compromise between anti-discrimination and religious freedom earlier this year, but left the sticky questions of public accommodations for another day. Read more »

July 6, 2015

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President Packer's enduring legacy includes monumental 'library of the Lord'

President Boyd K. Packer regarded his role in the creation of the LDS edition of the scriptures with deep reverence. He believed it would improve the church's scriptural literacy for generations... Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Book review: 'A Hero Rises: Moroni & the Battle for Manti' brings to life battles, characters from the Book of Mormon

A fictional tale of Captain Moroni and that offers insight into why Mormon said of him "...if all men had been, and were, and ever would be, like unto Moroni, behold the very powers of hell would... Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Asia topic of Pioneer lecture Thursday

This month’s Pioneers in Every Land lecture is titled “China, Japan and Utah: The Transnational Passages of a Mormon Family.” Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer set for Friday in Temple Square Tabernacle

Members of the Utah and LDS faith community reacted to the news of the death of President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who died Friday at age 90. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Condoleezza Rice and Jenny Oaks Baker release a patriotic-themed 'Amazing Grace'

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and violinist Jenny Oaks Baker have released a patriotic-themed music video of “Amazing Grace” just in time for the Fourth of July. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer announced

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on... Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Book review: 'Captain Moroni's Command' offers insights into the Book of Mormon's war chapters

"Captain Moroni's Command" offers a few valuable tactical insights on the Book of Mormon's war chapters by an expert in modern-day warfare and also includes maps by scholar John L. Sorenson. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Timeline: President Boyd K. Packer

Timeline of events in President Packer's life Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Photos: A photographic look at President Boyd K. Packer's life and service

President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and next in line to be president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at 2 p.m. Friday. He was 90.... Read more »

July 3, 2015

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President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90

President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years died Friday. His passing represents the... Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Stephen Rockwood named new FamilySearch president and CEO

FamilySearch International announced Wednesday that president and chief executive officer Dennis Brimhall is retiring and Stephen T. Rockwood has been selected to take his place starting Oct. 1. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Afton strong: LDS teen spends final days at church and temple, caring for others

"We were all crying," said Afton's father, Robert Wallace. "It’s the worst news that you could have. Then she said, ‘Dad, can I go to the temple?'" Read more »

June 22, 2015

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President Monson, other LDS leaders and family honor Elder L. Tom Perry at funeral

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson and Elder M. Russell Ballard and Elder Dallin H. Oaks joined Lee T. Perry in honoring Elder L. Tom Perry at the late church leader's funeral Friday on Temple... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Watch: Elder L. Tom Perry's funeral service

Funeral services for Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were held Friday, June 5, at 11 a.m. MDT in the Salt Lake... Read more »

June 5, 2015

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Chris Hicks: The Cartwrights meet the Mormons in a new ‘Bonanza’ DVD

A two-part 1966 episode of “Bonanza” about Mormons being persecuted in a small Nevada town makes its DVD debut this week. Read more »

June 4, 2015

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces 'Cinderella' Broadway star as guest artist for Pioneer Day concerts

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced Tuesday that Broadway performer Laura Osnes will be the guest artist for the choir's Pioneer Day concerts in July. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Profane, award-winning 'Book of Mormon' musical coming to Salt Lake City

The profane and irreverent but critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" is coming to Utah's Capitol Theatre next summer. Read more »

March 7, 2014

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A look at 'Mormon Night' at professional sporting events

Professional sports teams hold faith nights, in conjunctions with various religious groups -- including Mormon Night. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2012

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