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Float party gives thousands a sneak peek of Thursday's big parade

More than 16,000 people came to the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy Monday to see 30 of the 50 Days of '47 Parade floats, three days in advance of the big parade Read more »

July 21, 2014


LDS Church to break ground next month for temple in Meridian, Idaho, its 15th under construction

The LDS Church will break ground next month on a new temple with an unusual design in Meridian, Idaho. The temple will be the state's fifth and the church's 15th under... Read more »

July 21, 2014


New study: Mormon pioneers were safer on trek than previously thought, especially infants

The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin... Read more »

July 20, 2014


What does the Mormon 'temperature' reading mean in new Pew survey?

The Mormon Moment didn't do much to change the attitude of Americans toward Latter-day Saints, but it also probably isn't over, according to a pair of experts on the... Read more »

July 20, 2014


Latter-day Saints should appreciate the president

This suggests that Utahns’ disapproval goes beyond the job Obama is doing to the person himself. Yet, let me suggest three reasons why Latter-day Saints should... Read more »

July 19, 2014


Religious roots: Catholic, Episcopal, Jewish, Congregational and other pioneers in Utah started in the late 1800s

Pioneer Day, celebrated every July 24 in Utah, is a day for people to celebrate their pioneer heritage. While the Mormon pioneers are often mentioned on this day,... Read more »

July 19, 2014


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