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Photo Essay: Kyiv Temple Cultural Celebration
By Eliot Ward Join us in viewing a most unique and wonderful photo essay celebration of the Kyiv Temple dedication with the youth of Ukraine and ten other countries.
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By Wm J. Monahan The billions spent on plastic surgery in the quest to 'look' younger is a false front. It is form without substance.
By Al R. Young The widow's mite is the story of giving all that she had. An artist describes how he captured the heavenly quality of her gift in a new painting.
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Business Week: Admissions Q&A for Brigham Young
Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management offers students more than a rigorous business education. Students at the school, owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are required to abide by a strict honor code, based on the tenets of the Mormon religion.Decision to Suspend Quran-Burning Met with Relief
Religious and political leaders across the Muslim world welcomed a decision by a small American church to suspend its plans to torch copies of their holy book - but some said Friday the damage has already been done.Imam and Developer: No Deal for Moving NYC Mosque
NEW YORK - A threat to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. A deal to move a proposed Islamic community center and mosque away from ground zero. An offer by Donald Trump to buy out a major investor in the real estate partnership that controls the World Trade Center site. All were canceled, reinstated, disputed or rejected within a matter of hours Thursday - a back and forth that showed no signs of slowing down on the eve of the 9th anniversary of the attacks.Has California Supreme Court Ruling 'Wiped Out' Prop. 8 Opposition?
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown are not required to defend against a legal challenge to Prop. 8, the law banning same-sex marriage, the state supreme court found. So who will defend it now?Federal Judge Rules "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy is Unconstitutional
A federal judge in Riverside, California on Thursday declared the U.S. military's ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional, saying the "don't ask, don't tell" policy violates the 1st Amendment and due process rights of lesbians and gay men.Wildfire Sets Sights on Boulder as Wind Picks Up
BOULDER, Colorado - Weary firefighters hoped the worst was over from a wildfire that destroyed nearly 170 homes in the Rocky Mountains foothills, but crews monitored were monitoring hot spots early Friday amid concerns that erratic winds could fan the flames and send them into Boulder.Blast, Fire Raze Bay Area Homes
Reporting from San Bruno, Calif., and Los Angeles - A massive explosion believed to have been caused by a gas line break sparked an inferno that consumed a San Bruno neighborhood Thursday night, killing at least one person, leveling 53 homes, forcing residents to run for their lives and leaving about 23 people injured, a number of them with severe burns.Rahm Emanuel: Expected Departure Could Lead to West Wing Shakeup
In the past, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has expressed an interest in being mayor of Chicago. The position will be open in 2011. If Emanuel leaves, it could have a knock-on effect.Are Senate Races Really Tied? Why New Polls May Not Tell the Whole Story
Three key Senate races - Florida, Kentucky, and California - come out virtually tied in new polls. But the Republican candidates may be doing better than these polls reflect.
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Friday, September 10, 2010
[Meridian Magazine] Photo Essay: Ukraine Temple Cultural Celebration
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