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November News:

Weekend Headlines (November 30, 2002)

One birth, many nativities

LDS plan Christmas fireside in Spanish (also see Deseret News article from Thursday)

Plaza: Inside details on how the plaza sale went down; ACLU: Let judge rule on plaza

Temple Square lighting tradition continues

Feds handling crash probe

Mormon Letters group holding fiction contest

Cyber schools pop up all over country

Nativity scenes galore are featured in Midway

BYU tuition is on the rise

Robert Kirby column

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 29, 2002)

Mormon scholar may face excommunication; Mormon may face expulsion; Mormon church may penalize grad student; Similar AP article (editor's note: this article ran in many papers across the U.S.)

Rocky asks for clarity on plaza

Nourishing heart and soul

At Desert Manna, it's good to be popular

Sometimes, day can be a real turkey

Public invited to 9 museums

Heritage Books looks beyond store's LDS heritage


Thursday Headlines (November 28, 2002)

An LDS Church first: Hispanic devotional

Letters dispute plaza stance; Rocky seeking a return to court; Letters to editor: Examine the facts, ACLU is driving a wedge, Everybody knew

Salvation Army is preparing to feed over 600

Interfaith celebration promotes peace

Downtown Salt Lake putting on holiday glitz

Hopes, worries loom for parolee on first day


Wednesday Headlines (November 27, 2002)

Support grows for church on plaza; Nordstrom called a non-issue; Mormons seek control of Salt Lake block

Orrin Hatch: Around the Hill; NPR -- Confessions of a citizen senator

Salt Lake City will light up the night to herald holiday season

Bonneville leadership set for change

Food bank donations set record straight

Cooking up a turkey comeback in Mexico

Sports: Man on a mission

Eagle scout recognized

Psst! She really said 'Mormon'

Santa Claus came to town

Police searching for 12-year-old Portland girl; Arrest made


Tuesday Headlines (November 26, 2002)

Church offers plaza deal

Plaza agreement process spelled out; Plaza tiff spiritual, secular

A contrasting tale of two teenage stars

Mormons consider sale of Corporate Campus in Atlanta

Utah faiths unite in thanks-giving

New twist at Deseret Book

Vance returning to government in Vista


Monday Headlines (November 25, 2002)

President Hinckley exhorts Dixie crowd to rise above media trash; Live up to divinity, President Hinckley exhorts

Plaza: Living up to an agreement (commentary by Bishop H. David Burton); Breathe deeply; Two views on ending controversy; Workman backs LDS plaza rules and similar article; Keep vows, Rocky says

Snapshot of religion surprising

Lost in the translation: ways to afford speaking to your patients

Annual interfaith service is popular

A family wonders which side their daughter has taken

Grandmother: 'I don't hate her'

'She was full of life'


Weekend Headlines (November 23-24, 2002)

LDS Church has multiplied its numbers

Mormon temple could have been taller

Mormon cinema is on a mission for profits; Similar article

Plaza: Plaza predicament; Mormons vs. misbehavior on Main St.; LDS, Unitarians diverge over plaza; Davis County unity event seeks to promote tolerance

New LDS church being built in Virginia

Latter-day Saints donate books to government in Africa

Teens and the Word of Wisdom

LDS members build gingerbread houses for charity

'Life in the Law' shows balance achieved by LDS lawyers

Census: Before starting a search, talk to your family

Muslims at BYU defend their faith

Religious affiliation is an inescapable element in many Utah news stories

Two win big at LDS film festival

Big construction firms settle dispute; Similar article

Sports: Dinos QB wins award; Shawn Bradley most improved Mormon; It all begins with rebounding; BYU-Utah game like a family feudReplacement QBs vital in BYU - Utah game

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 22, 2002)

"God loves you!" -- Apostle Eyring tells Ghanaians

Elder Gordon T. Watts shares eight 'anchors of stability'

Spreading the gospel in Albania

Plaza: Efforts not divisive, church says

Church offers open house devoted to genealogy

Smokers try to kick habit

Elder Staheli part of America's Promise board

LDS members of Congress

Church to appeal planning commission's decision in Oregon

'Oklahoma' performed at Oregon stake

Sports: Reid has mixed emotions over final BYU home game; Texas Tech coach is LDS; Josh Olsen signs with Utes


Thursday Headlines (November 21, 2002)

Cambodian mission touches student

Rocky has key to fate of Plaza; Plaza keeps council's phones ringing; Plaza tiff leads to charges of bias

Religion still alive in Utah newspaper fight

560 wheelchairs donated

U. profanity case may reach far; AP article; Similar Chicago Tribune article

Deseret Book rethinks offerings

From the trenches with Marc Dunn

Rooting for Utes does not a bad Mormon make


Wednesday Headlines (November 20, 2002)

Forum speaker discusses prophet's personality

President Hinckley to receive award

LDS charities donates books to Minister for Education

'Church Plaza' draws fire of Rocky; Religion arises in Plaza flap; A future mayor could give up Plaza easement; LDS Church may not sway public on Plaza

Martin's Cove bill appears dead for now

Fewer Y. students abroad

UW punter offers perspective

Chinese class

A grieving West Jordan recalls fallen hero

Woman to bring suit against Mormon church (editor's note: not the LDS Church)


Tuesday Headlines (November 19, 2002)

A family of missionaries

Senior leads cheers she can't hear

Food donation bags in newspapers again

Interfaith Alliance to hold food drive

Book ban could be a blessing

Woman's research leads to several memberships


Monday Headlines (November 18, 2002)

Church president appeals for neighborliness over plaza issue; A letter from President Hinckley; Church markets its side on plaza; LDS Church starts plaza campaign; LDS leaders defend stand on main plaza; LDS, media to meet

U. student's suit could have national impact

Donny Osmond: Comeback kid

Travel: Rochester

Las Vegas Bowl unlikely for Cougars


Weekend Headlines (November 16-17, 2002)

Mormons to celebrate growth in New Albany

Plaza update: NY Times article -- Plaza dispute roils citizens over religion; Church to appeal plaza case to U.S. Supreme Court; Church appeals Main Street Plaza ruling; No new hearing for Plaza; Full appeals court won't hear case; LDS hire polling firm to examine plaza issue 

Idaho 4-H honors Ezra Taft Benson

1880s data has details

LDS Family Services joins nation in supporting adoption

Walter Cronkite joins Mormon Tabernacle Choir as guest narrator at Christmas program

Needlework exhibit explores domestic skills and cultural symbols

An artistic business

Extra layers keep us cozy amid life's chills

Berry on mission to return BYU to prominence

Center of Braves' success

For USU student, tent is home

Magazines turn to the man from Nazareth

New board games teach religion

Pullman LDS to hold open house

Churches look at role on pay issue

Rolly & Wells column

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 15, 2002)

Bennett calls cove bill dead -- for now

Mormon temple OKd

Attorney sees out for Salt Lake on plaza

Mormon church suffers a setback; LDS Church petitions against ruling

Former Young Women President speaks on trust

Uniting the children

Richard Bushman to discuss Joseph Smith at BYU forum

"Evidences of the Book of Mormon" published by FARMS

Christians get wake-up call about Bible

Thanksgiving: godly gluttony?

Genealogy today

LDS church approved

Heartbreak mars Boone's great season


Thursday Headlines (November 14, 2002)

Council OKs shorter Mormon steeple

A little touch can mean so much to new mothers, babies in need

ACLU says plaza easement moot

Provo to host LDS film festival

It's a wrap for film at Lanterman; Similar article

Jane Clayson: Out, but not down

Chan-Roper romps past an elite field in her first

Woman takes pride in country, kids, faith

LDS member wins excellence award

LDS Author's book deemed inappropriate; Similar article; Similar CNN article

"Swearing Elders" reminisce about LDS theology group


Wednesday Headlines (November 13, 2002)

Remember the Lord, says Elder Neuenschwander

Elder Graham Doxey speaks on avoiding worldliness

No stopping runner Kip Kangogo

Habitat: 20 years and building

St. George shows its pride in veterans

Good deeds help overshadow bad day

Poison suspect's jailing contested


Tuesday Headlines (November 12, 2002)

Mormons near end of steeple chase

Elder Neuenschwander to discuss remembering God; Similar article

African stake holds conference

1880 Census press conference in Atlanta; See previously posted article

Release time -- not just for Mormons

A bit of Lehi's agricultural history

Memories to be renewed at Logan High's Memorial Bridge

Art kindles memories of Iwo Jima

Sophomore shares senior day

Resurgent Cougars -- better late than never


Monday Headlines (November 11, 2002)

Ex-mayor defends Main Street Plaza; Views on plaza split along religious lines

Where religion, politics converge

Pair bring message to G.I.

Expanding faith

Politics, religion often made for uncomfortable combination for Utahns

LDS share war stories

Recalling bonds of friendship forged in war

Hansen's swan song

Mega-Mahler at the Tabernacle

Lives lived by the book

Teen's family seeks justice

Man remembered for his Christmas spirit

You must remember this (scrapbook)

Helping hands for Islanders

'Jabez' author updates image of heaven


Weekend Headlines (November 9-10, 2002)

Romney win seen sign of acceptance of Mormons (also see reprint in SL Tribune) National Review: Winning night

Heroic wrestler wins the fight of his life

Latter-day Saint veterans urged to participate in project

Salt Lake Council remains silent about Plaza

Religious studies gain popularity in Utah County

Murphy speaks to mission prep club

Nobel into internet genealogy

Benson installed as chief at Snow

Bonneville Radio deal may be worth $173.5 million

'Singles Ward' a lightweight of an LDS film

Authors unveil new history book

Eagle scout plans missionary future

U student dies while abroad

LDS group strives for social justice

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 8, 2002)

KUED documents the story of the Mormon Battalion

Church members making a difference

Church provides boost for talking newspaper

Students will build restrooms in park

He's an impact player off the field as well

On a mission to succeed

Plaza update: LDS letter puzzling, Rocky says; Council mum on closed-door plaza huddle

Utah bills still may linger

Bonneville will buy 15 radio stations; Radio buy is in the works

News-Press introduces new publisher

BYU Press logo to be displayed beyond campus

Rolly & Wells column

Hatch plans for stem-cell law

Sculpture recognizing "Black 14" to be unveiled at UW


Thursday Headlines (November 7, 2002)

LDS Church sends letter to mayor; Salt Lake council mulling its plaza options

Mormon group uncovers lives in attempt to save African-American cemetery

Devotional stresses unity, dedication and commitment

Scouts launch another 'good turn'

BYU alumna comforts war-torn children

Food pantry grateful to Church

Politics: Romney, a republican, is elected governor of Massachusetts; Marriage proposal heading to Legislature; 'Mormon' used in nasty campaign; Key posts await Bennett, Hatch; Bishop plans to stay awhile

BYU hosts "Women in the Scriptures" series

Elizabeth Smart update: Teen charged with extortion

Panel looks at trends of women and depression


Wednesday Headlines (November 6, 2002)

Romney sails to victory; Gender's wild card in Bay State race

Napolitano maintains narrow lead

Trial by fire

Rexburg: a changing town

Notes and quotes

Cubin wins fifth term

LDS online dating service acquires personals provider


Tuesday Headlines (November 5, 2002)

Area's Mormons rededicate temple

Choices topic of fireside

Provo dressmaker profits from revolt against revealing gowns; Young Women take action on modesty

Rocky still 'open' on Plaza

Faith in Utah schools

Lovenia Warren: an advocate for children in desperate need

More on 1880 Census: Proves to be treasure trove; Census site proves popular

Politics: Churches find social issues lacking in 2002; Look at the votes candidates are really going after; Matheson rips into Swallow

'Ban' on cigs just smoke and mirrors; Smoking ban is out, says Rocky

Cache Mom sentenced to prison


Monday Headlines (November 4, 2002)

Seminar illuminates family histories

Cleaning up with a little help from their friends

Ancestry creates clusters around Utah

Questions of cleaning up

Politics: Clearer campaign issues, stances emerge in home stretch; Marriage initiative has divided clergy

Utahns rediscovering rustic Jackson Hole

Giving good cheer

It's time to accept reality, see downtown as religious center

Vacaville's dying get final comfort

Suicide reveals doctor's secrets


Weekend Headlines (November 2-3, 2002)

Elder Carmack speaks on Christianity

BYU-Idaho students react to President Hinckley's visit

Book of Mormon is coming to silver screen

Compass needed for direction to the light

Sociology conference: Mormon majority activates the minority; LDS 'double dippers' hungry

Plaza update: Mayor due for arm-twisting; Salt Lake is fine-tuning plaza restrictions

Politics: Brigham Young in Boston -- can a liberal state tolerate Mormon beliefs?; Women are key factor in Romney race; Graham compares war on terrorism to fight against the Mob

LDS delay demolishing of historic building; Similar article

Newnan LDS Church plans open house

Sports: Blumell's life experiences puts football in its place; Payne more than able; Ainge plans to lay low; Despite name, runner doesn't fit Ute mold

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (November 1, 2002)

Bishop Richard C. Edgely at fireside November 3

Hatch discusses faith, singing career

BYU-Idaho professor paints portrait of prophet for new building

Out of Utah -- Mormon missionaries are winning hearts and converts in West Africa

S.L. conference will focus on LDS sociology

Attacking the dirt with a pickaxe and shovel

Young husband of five weeks is killed in head-on collision

Book review: The Mormon Murder Case

BYU editorial: Election day brings special obligation

Husband admits to poisoning; Similar article

Sports: Bahr has worked hard