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May 2000 News Links

Wednesday Headlines (May 31, 2000)

LDS Church press release: Fiji missionaries relocated

Blurb on Deseret News and its Mormon history

LDS members in news: Life after Gee: Brown University recovers from departure of president; It's a lot of closure -- Bachman happy with Guess Who reunion; Romney brings her activism to Utah; Osmond's work gets her past troubles

Members in sports news: Time in San Francisco running out for aging Young; Young takes time for himself -- no matter his decision, QB stands ready for a change

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Tuesday Headlines (May 30, 2000)

Ute language in danger of withering away

Marie Tuttle to be featured at May 30 devotional

Emeritus professor and colleagues produce LDS history volumes

Utah's top court upholds royalty award for BYU

SL Tribune commentary: Utah will never rid itself of polygamy

Art & culture: Gravestone lecture near Cedar City, UT; Nine foot statue to be sent to Iceland

LDS members in news: Huntsman, Majerus among 6 honorees

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Monday Headlines (May 29, 2000)

Washington Post: IOC dossier investigated

BYU names library after Elder Perry; similar article

Capernaum comes to life as virtual city

Utah: as a minority, Latinos fastest growing

Arts & culture: History is aglow at kiln near U.; Not so favorable review of 'God's Army'

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Weekend Headlines (May 27-28, 2000)

LDS Church claims no stand on China trade, but is interested in religion there

Elder Dunn set to speak at LDS museum Thursday

Historic house is rapidly crumbling

A split-up of Y. and KSL? Not so fast

Special Collections named in honor of Elder L. Tom Perry

Pioneer cemetery rests in heart of retail district

Tornado topples trees near Manti temple

Arts & culture: Tradition continues with Temple Square concert series

LDS members in news: National Merit scholar to attend Brigham Young

LDS Church News headlines

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Friday Headlines (May 26, 2000)

Church press release: LDS Family History Library Catalog now available on CD Rom

Confronting the Mormon question

Revival hits, disrupts classes at Mississippi public school

Elder Rector to speak at Memorial Day service

LDS members in news: Guardianship; Teen hall of fame

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Thursday Headlines (May 25, 2000)

Washington Post: Praising unsung heroes

Professors aim to capture the history of LDS veterans

Cook is lone Utahn against China trade issue in House vote

City sides with association in parking lot dispute

Marriott school students make kits for the poor

Southern Baptists affirm male clergy

Art & culture: LDS book on marital intimacy tops charts

LDS members in news: Sealy's Jones to receive award; Cy-Fair student has flair for computers; Education's deep loss; Matt Salmon in China debate; Judges to be stay low-key as Senate OK nears; BYU student wins internet competition

Sports news: Cougars recapture LDS market; BYU athlete succeeds on and off the track; Las Vegas: Area's top student athletes honored

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Wednesday Headlines (May 24, 2000)

Church press release: First Presidency reaffirms policy on pending legislation

The church works to improve its image in England

Aired fight spurs Y. housing review

German TV show to feature Quincy

Leaning on God's wisdom brings rescue from wrong

Boston Globe: in praise of immaterial goods

Garr Ranch to get a grand re-opening

LDS members in news: Nieves spoke of suicide, jurors are told; Douglas F. Bates, respected education attorney, dies at 60


Tuesday Headlines (May 23, 2000)

A place to call on the dead -- Latter-day Saints open temple in Longueil

L.A. Times: The Mormon mission

Church press release: Bees and beehives celebrated in museum display and related photos

Professor to address gender attitudes in the LDS culture

Men to women graduate ratio flips in Utah

College back east gaining stature

Scrolls trek the west

Arts & culture: Book review -- 'The Lesson' offers teaching for all ages; purchase book

LDS members in sports news: Nebraska sweeps Big 12 team competition


Monday Headlines (May 22, 2000)

Church press releases:  Missionaries safe after attempted coup in Fiji; Three billion hits on FamilySearch website; Public to tour new temple in Montreal

More on "Mormon would-be Methodists must be rebaptized"

Newsweek letters to the editor in response to their "To be gay -- and Mormon" article

LDS members in news: Kotters to serve mission

Arts & culture: Fun trip to Fielding Garr Ranch; State parks offer variety; Rhythms of Iran: 'Retablo' art blends spirit of two cultures

Sports news: Karl Malone talks about living in Mormon-Salt Lake City


Weekend Headlines (May 20-21, 2000)

Court will air plaza free-speech issue; ACLU to file amended complaint

Hinckley's 90th birthday to have 21,000 guests

Town rebuilding 1840s Mormon temple

Ex-BYU professor says the 'Holy Ghost' passe

Comfort stitched into quilts for victims

Arts & culture: Time is nearing for Archway opening

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Friday Headlines (May 19, 2000)

Methodists adopt policy statement on Mormonism

Mormon faith found converts in Wallace Twp.

Latter-day Saints women aid needy

Bishop to get fine vs. misdemeanor charge

5 purported 'wives' face showdown over polygamist-case testimony

Arts & culture: Revival due for downtown Mesa; Angel going home to Iceland

Sports news: WSU signs forward from Utah -- Adam Grundvig a devout Mormon


Thursday Headlines (May 18, 2000)

Psych handbook gets religion from two BYU professors

BYU alumni give back to the university

Arts & culture: BYU's folk dance team performs at Epcot, thrills audience

LDS members in news: Idaho ed board member Harold Davis to resign; LDS general counsel receives group's Citizen Lawyer award


Wednesday Headlines (May 17, 2000)

LDS Church press releases: President Gordon B. Hinckley celebrates 90th birthday and related photos; Temple Square concert series for June 2000

Different city council, same decision: LDS Church to build Main Street plaza

Nashville temple news: Small room in Mormon temple opens window on cosmic vision; Franklin couple called to duty operating new Mormon temple; Pastors say Mormons not real Christians; Fight for believers sparks statement against rising Mormon church

Kennedy Center exists to give students an 'international experience'

Police: Bishop failed to report abuse; Deseret News article

Politics: One election, two nations -- presidential race poll

LDS members in news: Nationwide CEO McFerson announces long-planned retirement; Utah painter and BYU grad paints out of love


Tuesday Headlines (May 16, 2000)

Hirschi to speak on secular and spiritual aspects of athletics at devotional

Midland Texas: Odessa Stake reorganized, missionary tradition, seminary students

Church honors area teachers

Park releases study of Mormon Row

International teacher program sends BYU students to the South Pacific; Elementary education travels to New Zealand

LDS members in news: Nauvoo Restoration names new director; Five learn to play the piano

Sports news: Article mentions LDS member in New Zealand who won't play basketball on Sundays


Monday Headlines (May 15, 2000)

Mount Carmel church-school has a rocky past

All-Mormon supreme court no problem, Utah chief justice says

Arts & culture: Poetry books reviewed

LDS members in news: Piano stalwarts end careers at U. of U. on a high note; Carolyn McMurrin, 57, mother who wouldn't quit; A home away from home -- an American reporter's family finds a community in shared values; Donny lends a hand at UVSC

Sports news: Meads chooses Cougars: prep basketball star will play for BYU; similar USA Today article


Weekend Headlines (May 13-14, 2000)

Council may amend Main Street sale decision

Celebration to fete LDS president

Methodists will baptize ex-Mormons

Nauvoo council puts action on hold pending moratorium

Sports news: Routson a man on a new mission

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Friday Headlines (May 12, 2000)

LDS Today new items:

New internet scriptures available from the church  -- including study aids -- accessible from LDS Today

New Mother's Day page

New Children's Bookstore

'Standing' sales are outstanding

LDS 'Legacy' showing on temple square; Press release

Demo with famed name to run against Hansen

Snow College's building institute restoring Ephraim's main street


Thursday Headlines (May 11, 2000)

NBC eyes LDS choir for 2002 opening

Methodists declare Mormonism outside the Christian tradition; similar article

Chilly crowd celebrates at Golden Spike site

Church vandals must pay $12,000, read Book of Mormon, and write essay

LDS supreme court worries Utah critics

New Zealand: Mormon missionary faces court

Salem's ties to Mormons recalled

Sculptor returns to roots for inspiration

Bureau denies appeal from Western Catawbas to be on membership rolls

Sports news: Keohohou builds 3 bags at a time; Promising Olson has star quality


Wednesday Headlines (May 10, 2000)

Students are challenged to have faith and trust in God

Tooele moving pioneer graves

BYU clinic offers training in improving relationships

BYU student injured in Everest climb refuses to descend until his team reaches summit

BYU professor paints with light


Tuesday Headlines (May 9, 2000)

Trade relation with China has some religious freedom advocates worried

Elder Oaks: change of heart the greatest miracle

International LDS aid

Mormons open temple in Franklin

Spanish article on temple in Tabasco Mexico

Noble to speak on 'putting trust upon the Lord'

Pushing morals of marriage issue

Big Sky residents petition to stop plans for Mormon church

Hinckley book stays afloat on best seller list; Cheapest price anywhere on our sister site

LDS members in news: Ottleys honored for their impact on the community; W. Lowell Benson Jr. dies


Monday Headlines (May 8, 2000)

First time in 70 years: high court all Mormon

Are the latter-day saints -- who face growing rejection -- Christians?

LDS church offers sympathy at death of Catholic cardinal

Legendary sheriff carved early Utah saga

Students launch teaching in Mexico

U.S. gun zealot alters U.K. law

Eight volunteers recognized by Traveler's Aid

Arts & culture: Book review -- Over the rim; Buy book here

LDS members in news: Short, sweet WSU address earns cheers for Huntsman


Weekend Headlines (May 6-7, 2000)

Methodists back proposal to have LDS converts rebaptized

Differences between Mormons, Methodists

Old-fashioned is way to go in barn raising

Making the band: Teens rock, but still keep the faith

Book of Mormon lecture series continues

LDS members in news: Michael Leavitt in Outside Magazine article; Ex-broadcaster, U. professor, Rex Campbell dies

Sports news: Christiansen leaving BYU after coach 'forgot about me'

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (May 5, 2000)

Federal appeals court turns aside temple lawsuit

Public to tour new temple in Nashville, Tennessee; Public will get rare opportunity to tour Franklin Mormon temple

Genealogy group to meet in Utah

Question of the week about Word of Wisdom

Altruistic Darwinism: survival of the fittest meets the golden rule

Arts & culture: Children's choir of 2,000 to perform at BYU

LDS members in news: Utah Supreme Court chief justice, Richard Howe; LDS artist expresses religious beliefs on canvas; An orphan, evacuated from Vietnam, returns to homeland; 'He put other people first' -- family, friends say good-bye to a beloved hero also see A life lived with gusto

Sports news: Mid picks different mission; High school student spinning new discus marks


Thursday Headlines (May 4, 2000)

Plight of Timorese refugees eased by church aid; Photographs; SL Tribune article and Deseret News article

Utah to note Golden Spike anniversary

Mesquite High School students speak out

Milwaukee chapels to display Dead Sea scrolls exhibit

LDS church donates 10 tons of food

LDS members in news: Utah companies using internet to find housing for Olympics


Wednesday Headlines (May 3, 2000)

New faculty members attend orientation with Board of Trustees

Professor sculpts while stressing love at devotional

Mark Hofmann in the news

Deseret News opinion: Language of learning

LDS members in news: One of few Americans, missionary was accepted by people in Marinduque; Page Marriott freudian slip

Sports news: Melanie Pearson expected to play for Bruins; John Frank and Eagle's mini-camp


Tuesday Headlines (May 2, 2000)

China called peril to religion

More Women's Conference: Sister Dew informs BYU of dangers of judging others, importance of following Christ; Elder Bateman speaks on LDS Church's world congregation

Students from Biola University visit BYU to learn about LDS culture

New Nauvoo temple is a monument to history, faith - and hope

Methodists to consider policy paper stating Mormon's God different from Christian tradition (see bottom of article)

Trial begins for mother in death of four children

BYU offers new Covey leadership conference

Vietnam: For families of lost soldiers, war not over; Those left behind

Leavitt lead still big, but slipping

SL Tribune opinion: Traffic nightmare

LDS members in news: Companion of slain missionary now at WSU


Monday Headlines (May 1, 2000)

Women's Conference a major undertaking

Newsweek religion page: To be gay -- and Mormon

Scofield: mine accident of 1900 revisted

Alberta Henry honored for minority service

Arts & culture: Peabody Essex Museum

LDS members in the news: Race for top law office: battle of ideology; Death of model inmate still a mystery to many; Smith defends his vote against suicide law; Countdown to Republican convention; Lonely at the top: Survivor says faith conquered a mountain