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Edward A. Ornelas, For the Deseret News
LDS Church, NAACP to launch joint education, employment initiative
The budding relationship between the NAACP and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will take its next step with a joint project in three East Coast cities this fall, an LDS leader announced Sunday at the NAACP's annual convention.
Church News: In a 'grand night for singing,' Broadway-themed concert celebrates Pioneer Day
In a "grand night for singing," the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square celebrated the 171st anniversary of the arrival of the first pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley.
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What happened during the first July in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847
From July 21 through the end of the month, the Mormon pioneers established a site for a city, a spot for the temple, began irrigation and planting crops, and discovered all that would help them to make this a goodly place for the Saints to settle.