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Ongoing Mormon interfaith outreach efforts aim to build friendships, solve issues

The LDS Church’s interfaith outreach efforts have been ongoing and varied since the days of Joseph Smith, but the goal remains to create friendships and solve... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2013

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Immigration reform an uncertain waiting game for Utahns

As immigration reform moves to the U.S. House, Utahns weigh the relative merits of the comprehensive reform of the Gang of Eight bill passed by the Senate against a... Read more »

July 11, 2013

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Gay marriage: What's next for Utah?

Two momentous U.S. Supreme Court decisions last week on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 bring the gay marriage issue to the forefront in Utah. Read more »

July 3, 2013

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Religious leaders call for compassion, reform on immigration

Leaders from various Salt Lake City religious organizations met for a special service on the subject of immigration Saturday night. Read more »

May 11, 2013

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Congress must act now to resolve nation's immigration woes, panel says

Utah business and community leaders urge the state's congressional delegation to support Gang of Eight legislation intended to overhaul the nation's immigration system. Read more »

April 17, 2013

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Lawmakers set April 19 deadline to call override session on gun veto

Legislative leaders set an April 19 deadline for lawmakers to decide whether they want to try to override Gov. Gary Herbert's veto of the controversial "constitutional... Read more »

April 10, 2013

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