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November 2001 News:

Friday Headlines (November 30, 2001)

Changes in the economy affect the financial standing of BYU-Hawaii

A King's prayer (thanks to J. Foust for the link)

Temple lights in D.C. twinkle, red, white, and blue

Judgment at Salt Lake (thanks to J. Foust for the link)

Liquor ad, LDS letter share same publication

Broadcaster finds fulfillment as spoken word 'voice'

Deaths: Way with words led Kabitzke to wife, book

Arts & culture: New book features early life of Christ; Kurt Bestor, Christmas by request; Book signings in Utah


Thursday Headlines (November 29, 2001)

Mormons make 'huge' food donation to El Paso needy

Temple will test security

'Mormon image improving,' Korean missionaries say

LDS Church response to Salt Lake Tribune

BYU grads develop movie-editing software

Southern teens thank firefighters

Calgary donations top Edmonton

LDS author Card speaks to BYU students

Composers announced for opening and closing ceremonies; Olympic theme adds chorus mix

Four scouts from same ward earn Eagle rank

Sports: In control: Bevell enjoys his role; Army-Navy: a farewell to games; Bruins race past Cougars; BYU's Staley is finalist for Walker award


Wednesday Headlines (November 28, 2001)

BYU-Idaho speaker stresses importance of covenants

Elder Hafen stresses the importance of eternal families

BYU ranked first for study abroad programs

Temple Square to stay lit through Olympics

Rare crèches come to Howell, Michigan

Microbiology benefits genealogy

Cloning announcement resurfaces debate

KSL comments spark gripe to LDS leader

After a half-century in retail, McCumby plans life as homebody


Tuesday Headlines (November 27, 2001)

The minds of missionaries

Harlem blossoming with Mormons

Mission possible

Accused killer of missionaries fights extradition from Britain; Texan claims extradition could mean death penalty

Elder John H. Groberg at devotional Dec. 4

Descendants revive Battalion history

Utah is blocked to pick up House seat; Justices deal Utah a setback

Allies' stand on religion questioned

Volunteers enjoy a light workout at Mesa Arizona Temple

Bagley: A great wall once surrounded Salt Lake City

Modest request sets a fashion trend

Festival to feature LDS films; Cameras to focus in at LDS Film Festival

Crèche from Sweden highlights display

The heart and art of Maynard Dixon

Sports: Pioneer has blazed quite a trail


Monday Headlines (November 26, 2001)

Sister Hinckley celebrating 90th

Mormon Church reclaims early documents; LDS and USU end tiff over papers

Utah liquor industry, church tangle

Mormon Battalion glitters as nugget of American history

SUP paves the way to a monument that honors industry of the pioneers

Town alters law to allow church

Torch will shed light on 'Mormon country'

Two authors champion the 'pillar principles'

Colleges try to satisfy news thirst

MTV's Julie tackles 'real world' issues in college lectures

Provo to host Young LDS Film Festival

New book discusses homosexuality in LDS Church

Sports: Broken thumb forces San Jose State's Carlson to face one more roadblock

LDS Church News headlines from Nov. 24


Wednesday Headlines (November 21, 2001)

Elder Dallin H. Oaks addresses saints in Georgia

Message to our readers: No news updates until Monday, November 26, 2001

Mormon Battalion is unique in U.S. history

San Bernardino Mormon history

The British rule in Utah, ancestral survey shows

Relief Society helping third world students

In praise of families

Utah ranks near bottom in charitable giving (when excluding donations to churches)

Utah attorneys ask Supreme Court to hear Census lawsuit

Trails preservation plan to be discussed Friday

BYU holds line on tuition

Mormons plan Nativity display in El Paso

Sports: Ron Bellamy: Oregon's unsung hero (thanks to D. Strahan for the link); Women's cross country prevails at championship


Tuesday Headlines (November 20, 2001)

LDS Church news release: First Presidency supports national adoption month and national family week

LDS Church news release: Board announced to review document issues

Richard Bushman speaks at devotional

Faiths offer message of love

Practice makes perfect

Ring travels 22 years, 2,000 miles home

Will Rocky win over new city council?

Sports: Haverford runners seek national title; ASU counts on deep backcourt; Nebraska strength proves mighty at UNO open; U's Jameson a fast worker; BYU stands still in BCS poll at 13


Monday Headlines (November 19, 2001)

Columbia River Washington Temple dedicated

LDS to welcome world -- in many languages

Wheelbarrows set pace for handcarters

Interfaith roundtable enlists new member

Interfaith gathering, amen to diversity

Arts & culture: Diverse faiths in harmony

Return on investment (BYU's MBA program)

Rebellion simmers in Utah bars, breweries; Its ad: Why just have one?

Sports: BYU pulls out dramatic victory; BYU--phoria


Weekend Headlines (November 17-18, 2001)

LDS blacks seek inclusion among Utahns

Changed hearts called key to unity

Y. scholar worked on the scrolls

Mayflower experience can help 21st century pioneers

Experiencing a 'real world' comeback

Steve Martin numbs LDS rumors, extracts humor

From seats to satchels

Writing talent is in the Cards

Olympic torchbearers: profiles in courage

Nauvoo firehouse gets a vertical lift

Sports: BYU/Utah rivalry; Competitors first met on mission; NU wrestling: talented 22-year-old freshman starts at 197

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 16, 2001)

Martin's Cove proposal in limbo; Public to get say

Church leader stresses importance of families

The principles for spiritual success and survival

Olive Osmond suffers stroke

Disaster advice suddenly sounds more pertinent

'Light of the World' tickets are sold out

'Roots and Wings' takes root at BYU

Gates acquires slave's novel

New look for landmark McCune Mansion

Profiles: Going, going, gone over side career

Sports: Religion renews Nebraska football player's life; Keep that New York billboard open for 'Luuuke'; Edwards has no regrets; Dueling bowls: Cougars caught in the middle


Thursday Headlines (November 15, 2001)

LDS historical site attracts 45,000 in 10 months

Keys to success

Ex-broadcaster brought Cronkite's help to ASU

Freshman survey shows Utah State University as a first choice

New books appeal to LDS children

LDS artist to sign autographs at bookstore

Sports: Rice, Doman really are friendly rivals; Doman converts a few U. fans; Mavericks 107, Cavaliers 94


Wednesday Headlines (November 14, 2001)

"Patron saint," David O. McKay, honored by President Hinckley at WSU

Nauvoo Temple open house plans popular (see photo in today's edition of The Hawkeye)

Elder Cecil O. Samuelson speaks at BYU devotional

Mormons won't be recruiting at Games

Family history: workbook, research guides simplify process

Clarence Fuja, aided those trying to flee East Berlin

Bishop to lead behind the scenes

Utahn a 'guinea pig' in landmark test of implanted heart pump

Deseret News says Tribune is out to destroy it; Deseret News wants to void key option

Diverse new books share Utah ties

Utah artists are featured on CD to benefit Games

Williams shapes more music

Sports: Cheerleader's brawl lives on in rivalry lore


Tuesday Headlines (November 13, 2001)

Nation watching Main St. suit

Behind the scenes of Deseret Book Company

Cultural views differ on mental illnesses

Emotional Las Vegas ceremony honors veterans

Birthplace of U. Utah restored, dedicated

Family tree detective left her mark

Expressing faith through art

Utah Baroque Ensemble offers free concerts

Sports: Linebacker Deckart emerges as a leader on Ute's defense; Raising the bar; Cougars fail to gain ground in BCS


Monday Headlines (November 12, 2001)

Cedar City marks 150 years; Wagon train to Cedar City celebrates 150 years; Horses spook, passengers hurt in wagon train pileup

Historic Pack home is dedicated

Speaker tells importance of baptism for the dead

LDS faith protective of its past

The numbers game: accuracy elusive when counting followers of religion

LDS veterans given forum to tell stories; Veterans stories

New York Times: In Salt Lake City

Cox cable lineup gaining new channels, losing others

Books: 'The Last Canyon'

Sports: Breaking down weekend while waiting for BCS; A good BYU team becomes a media target; Wildcats know defense must get better; The mad man


Weekend Headlines (November 10-11, 2001)

Brokaw interviews President Hinckley

Gaining converts

Missionary convicted for anthrax hoax; Anthrax prank ends in plea

A step forward for USU, church; Board seeks truce in document fight

Saints at war; LDS vets tell their stories; Veteran's Day TV line-up

Groups try to unite, aid community

Where is Martin's Cove?

Congress OKs $31M to fight pests

Church members warn of con artists

Policy isn't big issue with Utah scouts

'Brigham City': gripping mystery puts faith up front

Trip becomes rescue mission for Orem family

Marriage: a godly journey

Faith in action

Rolly & Wells column

Sports: Bassett's blues; Anderson again fighting for playing time; Spartan QB still on mission

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 9, 2001)

NBC gets LDS briefing

BYU professor speaks at BYU-Idaho devotional

Pre-missionaries told to honor priesthood

President Bateman encourages ROTC

Fireside to address family history, salvation

LDS Church to build visitors' center and missionary housing in Palmyra

House race may be Udall vs. Udall

Miss Indian World to speak at BYU

WWII captive shares a powerful message in 'A Distant Prayer'

Arts & culture: WorldDance' will proudly include Afghani dance; Two all-French concerts at Abravanel Hall this week

Wasatch back has shortage of Olympic housing

Hungry Jacks manager guilty of robbing McDonald's worker

Brighton's irreverent billboards find a taker

Deaths: Russell Stewart Marriott Sr.

Sports: Crowton stands up for defense; Cold reality hits teams; Clovis dedicates football season to lineman


Thursday Headlines (November 8, 2001)

Y. 'ministers' just want to have fun; Students become ministers after dance ordinance dispute

Indians say if LDS can buy, they can, too

President Bateman to review ROTC cadets

Department to show link between computers, family history

Professor dispels stereotypes of Cuba

Y professor puts the heat on Haiti -- with solar-powered cookers

BYU mathematician publishes study to help doctors improve wound healing

Working the web: heritage

Sports: Sports Illustrated: Brigham Young? I don't think so; Big shot from Big Bend


Wednesday Headlines (November 7, 2001)

Elder Ballard speaks at devotional

Patriarchal blessings give direction, dean says

Elder Hammond to speak at prospective missionary fireside

New book takes on "God's Army"

Quiet man learns to speak out for his faith

Cash scam church leader jailed

Music for the ages

SLOC books host of stars to shine on Games closing

Pres. Packer to speak at funeral

Sports: BYU center Scukanec happy to be who he is


Tuesday Headlines (November 6, 2001)

BYU professors to release research on 1,000 Latter-day Saint war veterans

Tribes look at Martin's Cove sale

Aid sent to Afghan refugees

For BYU professor, Olympic career started as a pioneer

U. Northern Colorado remembers loss of two students

Blanket brigade

We the people

Oh my heck! Beer billboard gets the boot

Sports: Cougars stand pat in ratings


Monday Headlines (November 5, 2001)

Fireside message: develop a 'spiritual parachute'

Family Services web site reaches out to unmarried birth mothers

Monument replica rededicated

Storehouse makes groceries available

Deseret News has ally in fight, LDS Church gives off-stage support

Utah painter's 'calling' is a stroke of wonder

The back pages

S.F. ballet founder Willam Christensen was a man with a vision

'Christmas Box' author believes in year-round miracles

El Paso's fire chief to retire

Can Pilgrim's dedication teach us lessons today

Early Utah saw no evil in liquor ads

Salt Lake City ready to host skiers, skaters, and sippers

Prevent Blindness Utah, Environmental Education, Legal Aid celebrate

Suit dismissed

Myriad undertakes noble cause

In Omagh, scars of terror linger still

State agrees to replant Olympic parking area

Building their 'American dream'

Temple statues buried in Lake Ontario


Weekend Headlines (November 3-4, 2001)

LDS Church sending aid to refugees

Documents debate may go to court; Mormon church claims documents

BYU-Hawaii sets sail in classroom on canoe

LDS volunteers get FRIEND-ly training

Hatch praises genealogy

BYU professor creates CD to teach accounting

BYU student scores perfect on GMAT

Bright lights: Billy Villareal

An American dream, five kids at Julliard

Lawyer: uncounted Latinos are a time bomb for Utah

Arts & culture: Restaurant at Temple Square reviewed; Salt Lake Temple featured in new book "Churches" (buy book here); Annual holiday light show at Washington D.C. Temple to take place Thanksgiving through December

Sports: Two-year time-out; Staley runs away with BYU TD record; Spencer Nelson out for basketball season

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 2, 2001)

Tickets available for Nauvoo Temple open house May 18, 2002 through June 22, 2002; Frequently asked questions about the open house

Elder Banks to speak on peace at CES fireside Sunday evening

Palmyra in autumn

Devil's Gate given protective status

Utah loses Congressional seat bid; Utah loses round in census fight

Famous Christ painting to illuminate MOA; Provo artist, gallery owner plays role in bringing Carl Bloch painting to America

Writers conference to unite Mormon talent

Mesa memory bank

Olympic-sized security task

Olympic brew-haha over polygamy comes to head

Sports: Boone develops into top UK receiving threat; Cougs rush past Rams


Thursday Headlines (November 1, 2001)

Metal detectors will leave Temple Square after event

Life is good -- it's just difficult

Mormons and the Community of Christ

Composer honored

New book possesses unique mission

Coming together with open hearts

Beer label raises eyebrows

Sports: Center commits to USU hoops program; BYU will show if Rams are real deal; BYU's Crowton to face old team; Pack's 'cowboy' just won't give up

American Heritage writes article on Mountain Meadow massacre

Salt Lake International to allow curb-side check-in

SL Tribune Opinion: Church is sacrificing principle for profit

The Olympic flame may have a shadow

Sports: Ex-BYU star free of pain -- at last; USC faces Washington; Ags continue to battle hard despite record