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The history of Christmas celebrations and lights on Temple Square

Christmas lights first were put up around Temple Square, according to a 1997 article by Jerry Johnston, at the direction of LDS Church President David O. McKay. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2010

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Decades of downtown S.L. music and lights

Christmas lights first were put up around Temple Square, according to a 1997 article by Jerry Johnston, at the direction of LDS Church President David O. McKay. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2010

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Brotherly hate is my hope for BYU-Utah

The BYU-Utah rivalry, football version, resumes Saturday and here's hoping this is the year fun gets put back in dysfunctional. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2010

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John F. Kennedy — remembering a friend

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. John F. Kennedy was staying in the Hotel Utah in 1960 and running for president when he signed a copy of his Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2010

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BYU grew from humble, if not grim, beginning

If you are going to tell the story of BYU, you have to begin in 1876 when LDS Church President Brigham Young told the school's first permanent head, Karl G. Maeser,... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2010

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