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What life was like for the Mormon pioneers after entering Salt Lake Valley

In late July 1847, the Mormon pioneers gazed at the Salt Lake Valley, which would be a home to thousands.

'Saturday's Warrior' returns with new, contemporized 40th anniversary show

"Saturday's Warrior," the popular 1970's LDS musical by Doug Stewart and Lex de Azevedo, returned to the stage in a "bigger, better and more beautiful" 40th anniversary show in Arizona June 26. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Mission Daze: Homecoming talk

Alex Van Dyke reflects on his two-year mission during his homecoming address in this week's Mission Daze comic, which takes a humorous look at the lives of Mormon missionaries. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Reader voices: A missed opportunity to perform a random act of kindness

The author questions a prompting to perform a random act of kindness. Does she heed the prompting before it is too late? Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Book review: 'Mrs Holmes' is a splendid adventure

A delightful, warm and thoroughly splendid story of a woman who loved and married the fictional Sherlock Holmes. Based on "memoirs" left behind by Elisabeth Sunderland Holmes, these stories are... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Duce's Wild: Addressing 'Come, Follow Me' misconceptions

In a Mormon Channel conversation, President Russell Osguthorpe, Brad Wilcox and Stacie Duce discuss solutions to several "Come, Follow Me" misconceptions. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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170th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith

This year marks the 170th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum. Friends and enemies of the LDS Church responded in different ways to the martyrdom, and later... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Priesthood blessings equally available to all, LDS leaders say in new statement

In a joint statement Saturday, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church said priesthood blessings are equally available to men and women, and that all service has... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Book review: 'Before the Clock Strikes Thirty' is flirty, fun

Shannon Fielding has always found wedding festivities romantic and thrilling. This becomes more so when the bride’s fortune-telling aunt tells Shannon that before her 30th year she will meet... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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LDS young men's camp in Arizona evacuates after spotting large fire

The Gilbert Williams Field Stake Young Men’s encampment near Greer, Arizona, was evacuated Thursday, two days before its scheduled end. It was concluded after lunch when a leader saw smoke on... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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What the Saints saw and felt when the Prophet Joseph died

When Joseph Smith rode to his death in Carthage, many of the Saints, on seeing him or bidding him farewell, had premonitions of what he was about to suffer, and that he would never return to... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Jabari Parker, Mormon athletes and missions discussed in New York Times article

With the spotlight squarely on Jabari Parker on the day of the NBA draft, Alex Thompson explores the topic of Mormon athletes who serve or choose not to serve missions in the New York Times. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Picturing history: Mormon Battalion monument near Douglas, Arizona

In November 1846, the Mormon Battalion marched through Guadalupe Canyon or Pass near the border of Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Gratitude unites neighbors, descendants, and volunteers in honoring Mormon Pioneers at Richardson's Point, Iowa

Richardson's Point is on the map but not on people's radar. Site of two of the first burials along the Mormon Trail, this newly dedicated grove of trees is open to the public thanks to cooperation... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Book review: 'We Will End the Conflict Now' offers hope for pornography addiction recovery

"We WIll End the Conflict Now," by husband and wife William A. and Mae Donne, offers hope to those struggling to conquer an addiction to pornography. Read more »

June 7, 2014

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Returned Mormon missionaries hold to values while pursuing rock 'n' roll dreams

Provo has seen a surprising amount of success in a place much different than it: the music industry. But while the the morals of the two worlds clash, the band Red Yeti is using its values to bring... Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces rare, upcoming performance

The upcoming Easter concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra will perhaps be the first of its kind. Read more »

March 10, 2014

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir wins first Emmy in 26 years; YouTube channel gets 5M views in first year

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has won its first Emmy in 26 years, and it also celebrated the first birthday of its YouTube channel with a Pinterest infographic that shows the channel already has more... Read more »

Nov. 5, 2013

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Tanner Gift of Music Concert to feature James Taylor

The annual O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert will host singer and songwriter James Taylor on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Conference Center on Temple Square. Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Days of '47 Parade filled with tradition, fun — and romance (+photos)

The Days of '47 KSL 5 Parade Wednesday was a hit among long time attendees and first timers. Many floats won awards, and a little romance was even seen along the parade route. Read more »

July 24, 2013

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More than 80 Olympus High School graduates open Mormon mission calls in new YouTube video (+video)

Danielle Chard, a 19-year-old from Salt Lake City, compiled a video of her classmates at Olympus High School opening their mission calls. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2013

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LDS missionary applications jump 471 percent

Young Mormons are applying to go on missions at more than five times the typical rate since the LDS Church lowered the ages when they can serve. Women are more than half of those who have turned in... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2012

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Youth parade salutes Utah's past pioneer children

SALT LAKE CITY — The Days of '47 Youth Parade is billed as the happiest parade on the planet and, true or not, children of all ages certainly had a good time Saturday strolling down 500 South. Read more »

July 17, 2010

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