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FROM THE CRICKET AND THE SEAGULL
Steven Kapp Perry speaks with Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch and LDS songwriter Janice Kapp Perry about their collaboration on patriotic music through the years.
• At "Second" glance: Mormons making presence felt in virtual world of Second Life.
• From the Homefront: Will pinching pennies ever become trendy in today's society?
• Prayer for UVU: LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson helps dedicate Utah Valley University.
• From the Bloggernaccle Back Bench: In the spirit of the Fourth of July, Emily Jensen will take a closer look at patriotic blogs.
• Second Life continued: Part II of Mormon Times' look at LDS Church members in this virtual world.
• International influence: Former BYU and NFL tight end Chad Lewis has gone from crying himself to sleep as a missionary in Taiwan to becoming somewhat of an ambassador to China.
• New voice: Read the latest contributor to our "columns and blogs" page Elizabeth Palmer.