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August 2000 News:

(note: many of the news articles links may have expired)

Thursday Headlines (August 31, 2000)

LDS Church news release: public tours announced for Boston temple; Mormons to open their 100th temple; Mormon temple opens braces for rush of tours

State wants Mountain Meadow artifacts returned to the grave

Continuing Education religion classes offer boast less stress

Politics LDS-style: BYU alums start web site for discourse

City attorneys mum on plaza sale

Church, scout volunteer under arrest

Arts & culture: Food-pin fever hits Utah; Southern-Utah makes the mind-body connection with yoga

LDS members in the news: BYU graduate finds success in cornfield mazes

LDS members in sports news: Reid sits on decliner; Stanford's pass defense faces early test; Recruit may sit out Sundays; Inside the Mountain West Conference

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Wednesday Headlines (August 30, 2000)

Latter-day Saints celebrate completion of temple in Houston; Houston Texas Temple media kit

Peace summit is rife with conflict

Public puts its faith in private: parochial schools boom in Utah

New web site LDScitizen.com to be unveiled Thursday

Arts & culture: More on Dangerfield movie; Mormon Meteor III restored; Festivities will mark Payson's 150th anniversary

LDS members in the news: 'Odd Couple' blends freestyle with fixed arts; Judge's wife dies of Lou Gehrig's disease

LDS members in sports news: Crowton, Reid head BYU's list

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Tuesday Headlines (August 29, 2000)

100th temple opens for public tours

Digitized Lee Library provides resources online

On this day, President Brigham Young died in 1877

Genealogist's list helps families find lost links

Arts & culture: Doing God's work in L.A. (another review of 'God's Army')

LDS members in the news: Eugene Bramhall receives award; First dean of BYU business college dies at 92; Painter Brian Kershisnik inspires BYU art students; Linnell rejoins Governor in liaison position

LDS members in sports news: Rulon Gardner from Afton Wyoming to participate in Olympics; Y. QBs have 'a ways to go'

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Monday Headlines (August 28, 2000)

The Boston Globe: Some tenets of the Mormon faith; Steeple is at center of legal battle; A visible faith

Exhibit spotlights life of Emma Smith , wife of LDS founder

Non-Mormons in Utah feel frustrations of being a minority

Hands-on adventure helps family rediscover ancestors

U.S. firm finds tech, language savvy among Mormons

Politics: 5 in GOP tussle for District 1

Arts & culture: Auditions on Wednesday through Friday for new LDS musical; Historical Society presents annual awards; 'Missionary Murders' adds details to decades old mystery (buy book here)

LDS members in the news: BYU alumnus creator of Steve's Gourmet Cocoa; Life of deputy, bishop remembered

Sports news: Defending national champions quiet Cougars in Pigskin Classic; BYU ties; Blessed with physical abilities, Utes tight end Richardson is learning to conquer bouts of panic attacks

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Weekend Headlines (August 26-27, 2000)

At your service: Mormon missionaries do more than ride bikes and knock on doors

Birmingham temple will serve 21,000 Mormons in Alabama

LDS defender began crusade as a theological punching bag

Mormons offer help tracing family history; Genealogy: from social status to global obsession

New monument to honor Davis pioneer

Historic S.L. 10th ward holding open house today

Arts & culture: NY Times review of 'God's Army'; Hollywood takes shot at polygamy; LDS actors and vocalists needed for new play; Indelible, devout: religious tattoos are signs of faith and pleas for protection

LDS members in the news: WWII hero receives award 56 years late and similar story

LDS members in sports news: For Engemann, long wait ends and Hey, Chris, at least your not as old as...; BYU football follows different path to success

LDS Church News headlines

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Friday Headlines (August 25, 2000)

President Hinckley's phone call to Alabama temple president

I was in Gore's press pool and all I got was this lousy quote

Sunday TRAX possible

Arts & culture: Replica of firehouse displays artifacts

LDS members in the news: Alan Stoffer begins BYU career; Teen hall of fame

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Thursday Headlines (August 24, 2000)

LDS Church news release: New Salt Lake Institute of Religion building at the U. of U.

Devotionals provide students with time for spiritual reflection

BYU teachers and students participate in youth help program; New student organization devoted to service

Critics gather at temple non-Mormons pass out tracts

Christian organizers find way around court ruling

Arts & culture: Concert highlights Shadow Mountain's faith-promoting music; Local sculptor's works promote faith worldwide

Politics: Race in house speaker's district stands out among snoozers

LDS members in the news: Y student remembered by friends and family

LDS members in sports news: Mission against history; Former WSU big man will play for Utes; Edwards, BYU's great passing architect, is in last campaign

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Wednesday Headlines (August 23, 2000)

Angel for Australian temple

BYU moves to fix classroom deficiencies

Parties fill needs for at-risk students

'Bomb' turns out to be a hoax

A collective family tree

LDS members in the news: Rare disease strikes N. Ogden clan again

LDS members in sports news: BYU's options limited in coaching search; Error on write-up of Andy Reid and Koy Detmer; Bears' Crowton natural for BYU job -- if he wants it

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Tuesday Headlines (August 22, 2000)

LDS Church news release: Legacy now available on VHS

Seal of eternity

BYU president emphasizes part technology can play in education

Ocean voyages of foreign pioneers now documented

Missionaries safe after fire

Business: Translating tongues

Arts & culture: Early Mormon home to be turned into wedding reception hall; Diners to savor 'a taste of Utah' at Provo Marriott

LDS members in the news: '50s pageant veteran is crowned Ms. Senior Utah; Student teacher's trek to classroom a long one; Around the horn: acting as Sasaki's voice translates to fun for Turner

LDS members in sports news: Engemann gets nod vs. 'Noles

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Monday Headlines (August 21, 2000)

President Hinckley hails brother Sherman as 'man of integrity'

Genealogy: Mormons' catalog available on CD, web

Politics: Third district no lock for the GOP; After finishing one Olympian effort, Romney says he's ready for another

Arts & culture: A familiar ring -- 'CTR' shield cultural icon 30 years later; Recent review of 'God's Army'; Visitor's Choice awards announced for LDS art exhibit

LDS members in the news: BYU announces its new general counsel; College career full of fun and games pays off; Obituary: Charles Benjamin Card

LDS members in sports news: BYU football: up, up, and away

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Weekend Headlines (August 19-20, 2000)

Church is leader in greening of Salt Lake City; Church news release

U. will get new LDS institute

LDS temples to be dedicated

LDS members mark service day by cleaning trail

Boy who put drugs on cakes ruled delinquent

LDS support program plans annual conference at UVSC

Y. still tops 'teetotaler' list

Politics: 'Go Joe!' energy sparks convention delegates

LDS members in the news: Elder Oaks plans to marry for 2nd time on Aug. 25; Local couple to run Mormon temple; Teacher creates a cultural revolution; Utah family keeps porch lit for Bundy victim; LDS Church travel official receives award at group's global convention; Love's second chance: couples decide it's never to late for love and marriage

LDS members in sports news: Stubbs eyes post at BYU and Stubbs to BYU makes sense; Retirement comes with a 'feeling of serenity'; Zow displaying more distinction; Colts: No joke, he'll help 'D'

LDS Church News headlines

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Friday Headlines (August 18, 2000)

Mormons open Alabama temple -- members offering rare public tours of marble-facade Gardendale building

Religious summit aims at peace, despite infighting

Arts & culture: 'God's Army' to run in southern U.S.; Rodney renews his vows (editor's note: contains some potentially offensive jokes in the article)

Sports news: Several articles on LaVell Edwards retirement: Video/audio of press conference; Coach Edwards hangs it up after 29 years; A heck of a run; LaVell Edwards retirement press conference; BYU's Edwards to retire; BYU coach Edwards to retire at end of season; BYU's Edwards decides to retire; Search for new coach begins; Ex-Coug Stubbs among those who could replace Edwards; 'LaVell Edwards Stadium' has a nice ring to it; McBride: Rivalry 'won't be the same' Other sports news:  49ers notes: Familiar left-hander returns to camp; Another Kaufusi steps into a starting role for Utah; Sports Illustrated flashback: A Ty vote for the Heisman

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Thursday Headlines (August 17, 2000)

Elder Eyring speaks of  'a foundation of truth'

Public to tour new LDS temple in Dominican Republic and Church news release

Caracas D.F. Venezuela Temple to be dedicated - 96th operating temple

Women's quilts heading to children's home

Lost man found by missionary

Arts & culture: 'Between Husband and Wife' continues to sell well (buy book here); Teaching the 'birds and the bees' just got easier

LDS members in sports news: One step at a time; Skyline hosting Hawaiian team in endowment game; Brothers build bond at BYU

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Wednesday Headlines (August 16, 2000)

More on Birmingham Alabama Temple tours

Seminar proves life-changing

Want peace of mind? Y. professor tells how to get it

Y. researcher curious about your bloodlines

Arts & culture: Museum visitors select favorite entries in art competition; Menacing, chilly 'Contagion' (buy book here)

LDS members in the news: LDS President Hinckley's brother, Sherman, dies at 88 and Sherman B. Hinckley dies; Services set for pioneering Utah surgeon

LDS members in sports news: Ark, camp nears end

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Tuesday Headlines (August 15, 2000)

Birmingham Alabama Temple open for tours

Crowds come out for classes

Moon's church takes its place (reference to LDS church near end of article)

Time magazine article that incorrectly refers to excommunicated members as "fundamentalist Mormons"

Abuse-report law faces challenges; Accused Mormon bishop criticizes law; Spiritual confessors or informants?

Policy and politics: SLOC still ponders big question: drink up?; Nevada delegate says gay rights key element in Democratic Party platform; As GOP shifts to right, Demos move to middle

Vineyard is only 11 but hails 100th

LDS members in the news: Search called off for missing BYU student and BYU student's body found in Alaska; Sherman Bitner Hinckley

LDS members in sports news: Dyson, Morris shine in Sports Illustrated tour of NFL; Robinson off to Stanford after Mormon mission; Mettle and moxie: Braves induct Murphy, Turner in hall of fame

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Monday Headlines (August 14, 2000)

2000 Education Week biggest in 78 years

Elder Eyring to speak at devotional during Education Week

Seminary teachers not always rewarded by large paychecks; Y students learn to become seminary teachers; Seminary extends out to the world

Houston Texas Temple open for public

Mormon church, others make push for foster care

Y religion class or institute? Students prefer the latter

Temple hymns and high jinks

Arts & culture: 'Mormon Sisters' is a timeless treasure (buy book here); New musical brings one pioneer woman to the stage

Correction

Hope a destination on the Amazon

Cougars tap into Texas connection

LDS members in the news: Same ol' Murph -- retirement in Utah suits Braves great Dale Murphy fineNewspaperman Cutler dies of heart attack; Spirits raised by harmonies of senior barbershop quartet

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Weekend Headlines (August 12-13, 2000)

Continue quest for learning -- BYU grads also urged to follow Lord's teachings

Crime story's focus offends LDS Church; Some of the offending stories: San Jose Mercury News and SF Gate News and links listed in Friday's headlines

The Book of Mormon: an integral part of religious education

Continuing education program at BYU is 'biggest in nation'

Is religion important in politics? Lieberman nomination stirs debate; Who would God vote for?

Tongan United Methodist is moving on after arson

Babbitt makes monument recommendations to President Clinton

Arts & culture: 'Woman' makes dream a reality; Works of art among Wasatch Front churches; World came long before Olympics; Dead Sea scrolls on display

LDS members in the news: Cook Lady just wants to teach the gospel; Wife roped to aid of rapeller; Brad E. Stephenson; Mormon pair aren't typical missionaries

LDS Church News headlines

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Friday Headlines (August 11, 2000)

Southern Utah's female pioneers could get memorial

LDS students attend church schools all over the world

2,682 graduate at BYU's biggest summer ceremony

Jamboral brings scores of scouts to Utah desert

Former LDS members in news: Suspects' aunt tells of their family life; related article

LDS members in the news: Degree's all in the family; One-car crash claims man's life

LDS members in sports news: UH Football

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Thursday Headlines (August 10, 2000)

TV conflict with Olympics forces LDS Church to delay fall conference

Sea Trek 2001 will celebrate 150th anniversary of Mormon migration from Europe to America; Group to re-enact Mormons' trans-Atlantic journey

Young Women Conference's timing is perfect for Grace Place (thanks to Susie Clayton for the link)

2,682 to get degrees at BYU

Cheney touts experience for office

LDS members in the news: Gilbert's mayor picks 42 for diversity task force; Chinese program talk of South Orange County; Seminarians seek labor justice; Marie Osmond and husband reconcile

LDS members in sports news: BYU football

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Wednesday Headlines (August 9, 2000)

CES conference focuses on the New Testament; Church educators gather for conference

National Public Radio: Reconciling Utah's Mountain Meadows massacre

Gateway to high-tech heaven?

Where Mormons and internet meet -- 8 million times a day

Fire-damaged home built by LDS apostle about 1910

Mormons 100 miles closer to temple

Tribute to farm pioneers

Mormons pay homage to pioneers

Boy Scouts to fill Fillmore for Jamboral

Unorthodox pick (short blurb on poll showing only 79 percent would vote for a Mormon presidential candidate); More on reaction to Lieberman

LDS members in the news: BYU student, widow and mother of six, overcomes tragedy to achieve graduation dream; Entrepreneur Raymond Zinn -- his hard work and independence built chip empire

LDS members in sports news: Madarieta transfers to BYU; Guard commits, will take Swartz's scholarship

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Tuesday Headlines (August 8, 2000)

First Presidency announces dates for General Conference

Relics of 1857 massacre to be returned to state

Missionaries key to LDS growth

Family home evenings essential to Mormon life

Demos expect religious link between Lieberman, Utahns; Utahns praise Gore's choice

BYU group works to preserve Sacred Grove

4-year-old girl paralyzed after tree accident

Arts & culture: Dangerfield back with new movie; Pioneer memorialized

LDS members in the news: LaVell running like a classic; BYU student missing in Alaska

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Monday Headlines (August 7, 2000)

Second Mormon temple in state opens in Houston; LDS Church to dedicate 2nd Texas temple August 27th

Toil and trek: Teens push, pull way over Mormons' trail

Great future in Africa foreseen for LDS

Thomas S. Monson, Lee Greenwood to highlight Scout show

Bishop pleads not guilty; Reporting abuse threatens fabric of confessions

Removing obstacles to religious buildings

Mormons and Christianity addressed

Mormon pamphlets on gays criticized; Similar article

Ex-communicated LDS member tells experience at Sunstone

Arts & culture: Major American playwrights create works as big as the west for PTC

LDS members in the news: Industrial alchemist; Ex-Oly bosses shuffle troops, prepare ammo as trial nearsSuspended BYU coed may end up at the U.

LDS members in sports news: John Tait may help Chiefs' line; Healthy attitude has Gent going for the gold once again; Career path took turn for Leach

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Weekend Headlines (August 5 & 6, 2000)

EFY: Being together strengthens resolve of teens

Offseason coaching shuffle renews hope at BYU

LDS Church faces tests as it goes global

Building houses of hope

Support Church schools, Value religious culture, professor says, UVSC to offer program of Mormon Studies

Beloved hymn is 'Amazing'

Kirby: Our new bishop lives across the street from me . . . and right now, he looks really worried

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Friday Headlines (August 4, 2000)

Preaching to the diverted

Public to tour new Temple in Houston, Texas

Stoffer courted by Utes

UVSC says LDS studies benefit Utah

LDS members in the  news: Chiefs' left tackle gains on star status, Nevada Republicans express their views, Lead of 'Testaments' serves through performing, Friends try to spare Nieves from the death penalty, BYU golfer competes in amateur competition

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Thursday Headlines (August 3, 2000)

Young Plays In GOP's Super Bowl
Former 49er to offer convention invocation
, Could politics be next for Steve Young?

Utahns applaud diversity among GOP

LDS prophet describes "Y" experience

Herald site caters to Cougs

Failed church bomber charged again

LDS members in the  news: Smith campaign ahead of schedule, Exploring a natural link, BYU student helping kids experience fine art

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Wednesday Headlines (August 2, 2000)

LDS members mark service day by cleaning trail

Mormon delegates attend church in New Jersey

Genealogists gather at BYU for conference

Fitch affirms "AA-" financial strength rating of Beneficial Life

Devotional gives tips for choosing a spouse

Judge orders release of man accused in church bombings

3000 Activists shout for causes in well-mannered walk to the park

LDS members in the  news: Labor of love takes family to HondurasChanging for the better: Utes' Olevao not satisfied, BYU accounting students second in national competition, Junior Miss shows nice girls don't finish last

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Tuesday Headlines (August 1, 2000)

GOP convention is an adventure for Utah delegation

Houston Temple open house begins

School Prayer

Union raises ruckus, profile at S.F. Marriott

BYU hosts August Commencement Exercises Aug. 10 and 11

Arts & Culture: KBYU-FM Radio series celebrates distinguished career of Utah pianist and composer, Reid Nibley, Voice Male carries on the BYU a cappella tradition

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