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Friday Headlines (October 31, 2003)

President Hinckley discusses downtown redevelopment plans

Church members aid California fire victims; Weather helps crews fighting California fires; Faiths uplift, connect

Youth clean-up rail station

Collie is a winner in the numbers game

LDS Church starts work on new chapel

Downtown pioneer still prospers

Religious leaders offer alternative to Halloween

Month set aside for interfaith visitation

Religion re-enters S.L. mayoral race


Thursday Headlines (October 30, 2003)

President Hinckley 'Giant in City'

President Hinckley to join Y. alumni meet

Victor Valley residents respond; California fire smoke reaches Utah

Scrap BCS, Edwards tells hearing; Congress tackles football's bowl series

Thanks offered for help after storm

CES fireside will feature Elder Perry

Kilmer now doubtful for Smith role (also see link from Tuesday)

LDS group says 'no' to hunting

Duo offers plan for downtown

Preacher drops civil rights suit

Missionary charged in fondling case


Wednesday Headlines (October 29, 2003)

Family's mementos reduced to ashes; Fires affect many LDS members

Mormons told to guard themselves against ice use

Tidy-up helpers see wood for the trees

BYU to hold world-wide alumni event

President Hinckley to receive award

Mapu driven by brother's near-death

Elizabeth Smart book receives national media attention

Deaths: Car crash claims life of UO law student; Davis High School student laid to rest

Love crosses race, religion


Tuesday Headlines (October 28, 2003)

Handicapping religion in political wars

Mormons on a mission

Girl pens song with poignant message

Dew speaks about the Book of Mormon

No religious role for Val Kilmer

Morning classes offer platform for LDS church

Mountain residents find sanctuary at desert school

Cooper grad to go on Mormon mission in Poland

County volunteers try to make a difference

'Second Lady' brings her ABCs to Palm Beach

LDS Broncos excited for BYU game; Broncos at BYU -- it's personal

The Smarts avoid giving details of daughter's ordeal

Fight over Leavitt fizzles in the Senate

Hatch still has plenty on his plate


Monday Headlines (October 27, 2003)

Mormons' president to visit for Polynesian Cultural Center celebration

Make a Difference Day: Volunteers revive prairie; Donating a day to make a difference; Volunteers make plenty of difference; Scrapbooks for parents help make a difference; Coming up roses

LDS Church is now the driving force in city redevelopment

Mormon church donates debunked artifacts to Michigan museum

Y. founder left great legacy

'Christmas Box' writer says his gift comes from above

CEO intends to keep JetBlue soaring

Chile teacher thankful to be here

Philadelphia and Hempstead make a genealogical connection

France seeks to improve Utah relations

Captors were idiots, says Mormon girl seized as bride

Bobik happy to be at Oklahoma State

Scrapbook fever: Quaint hobby has become a $2.5 billion industry

PA man responds to reader survey

Old Deseret Hospital opens

Travel postcard from Hurricane, Utah

Politics: Are LDS women key in S.L. vote?; Rocky Anderson Q&A

Deaths: Nico Snel; violinist, longtime symphony conductor, dies at 69


Weekend Headlines (October 25-26, 2003)

Polynesian Center fools skeptics

Project Mercy saving lives in Ethiopia; Ethiopian on mercy mission to ease hunger back home

Area's largest Make a Difference Day; Volunteers needed

Hungering for insight

Book of Mormon figures come to life in BYU's musical drama

Smarts' book to hit stores Monday; Smart book reveals new details, proselytizes for Mormon faith

Girl's death stuns middle school

LDS members in sports news: Faith, family and football; Kicker Davis; Swim team begins title defense; Todd Miller continues fine play

Politics: Jake Flake ponders Congressional run

French envoy on goodwill visit to Utah, focuses on ties

Conference at U. to address feminism, activism

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (October 24, 2003)

Members of the GA Tribal Council meet leaders of the LDS Church; Similar article

Revolution is in the air as records topple

A discussion of faith

Magazine excerpts Smarts' new book

Local speaker will bring a genealogical 'gold mine'

Bear of a fullback

Shawn Tidwell

New church to be built

Falling from good grace: losses have BYU coach on the hot seat

Youth trick-or-treat for charity

Tom Clancy book features LDS characters

Sometimes being part of the media is an embarrassment

Former LDS Bishop found not guilty

Suspect's computer examined


Thursday Headlines (October 23, 2003)

Oh Babies! Family grows from 3 to 8

Lighting it up!  Watts has the glow for Lady Tigers

Johnsen impresses in Magic loss

Supermom makes a difference

Mormon film wins festival

Smart parents stunned by Elizabeth's calm strength

Stone Soup captivates crowd of 1,250 people

BYU to broadcast event worldwide

Boston Globe editor newspaper experiences

Former LDS Bishop to face jury trial; Similar article; Ex-Bishop takes the witness stand


Wednesday Headlines (October 22, 2003)

President Hinckley given "Make a Difference" award; Big Brothers, Big Sisters honor President Hinckley

Pastors condemn preachers' acts; Pastor speaks out; Clergy call for civility

Mormons help teens weather the storm

Mormons gather the grain

She has a passion for volleyball

No. 1 shooting guard in West commits to BYU; Top prep guard chooses Cougars; Cummard picks Brigham Young over ASU

A tourist looks at 40 (Polynesian Cultural Center)

Church breaks ground for new chapel

Former Ute may start for Magic; Overlooked Johnsen earns Magic roster spot (this article ran in many papers across the U.S.)

This is it: Minnesota Timberwolves

Growing a bounty out of a square foot

Neo-Nazi runs for mayor of Idaho town


Tuesday Headlines (October 21, 2003)

Program helps families trace roots via Net

Mormon settlers established Franklin in 1860

Nordstrom execs will hear LDS plan for mall

Idaho Falls seminary offers folksy approach to learning

Maren Ord looks for new deal

Tech spending nears 'big turn'

BYU offers Scouting education degree

Bible may be banned from city hospitals


Monday Headlines (October 20, 2003)

When right, and rights, collide on Temple Square; The other cheek

Man with cystic fibrosis finally gets to plan future

Married 48 years, couple works hard to help others

NAACP honors trio of leaders; Similar article

Religion degree? Can't get one here

Could Larry H. Miller become Mormon cinema's Louis B. Mayer?

Factions worked for common good in SLC's golden age

Motorola engineer becomes young adult president

Our golden oak table

Internet quickly traces family tree (requires brief registration)

Couple puts marriage 'before anything else'

I do's and ... don'ts, deadlock over wedlock

Fraternity bands together for sisters

Prize-winning historian will discuss memories of her pioneer forebear

Mall terror in Provo? No

"Abinadi" to be performed at BYU

Medallion a memorial to slain son

Orchard stays alive despite trend

LBJ protest was 'a defining event'


Weekend Headlines (October 18-19, 2003)

President Hinckley's schedule set for Hawaii visit

Faiths unite in island mission

Alliance condemns 'boorish' behavior

Sunday sports an issue for LDS community; BYU rugby team forfeits for Sunday; BYU soccer star leaves U.S. team to keep Sabbath

Church sues S.L. over Dead Goat plan

Technical glitch during LDS Conference broadcast causes distortion of LDS leader's sermon; Data stream overload turns LDS sermon into something else; Similar article which was picked up by many papers across the U.S.

Elizabeth gives her first TV interview

Former marine recalls WWII Pacific battles

Accidental artist has sculpted his place in the world

Fireside a first for international students

Meet meth -- the devil's drug

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (October 17, 2003)

Cash from across the sea helps to build Bridges

A quiet power

A beautiful score

More LDS movies set to be filmed; Similar article

Donny Osmond: Putting fans first for 40 years

Project records experiences in war

UCO Homecoming queen

A charity mop

Former Church educator speaks on avoiding contention

Iraqis glad Americans there, says family

LDS remarks may actually aid Rocky

City of Lights gears up for another winter of spirit, pride

Road warriors


Thursday Headlines (October 16, 2003)

Sharing the message

Sharp shooting painter

New campus to help LDS Business College growing pains

On a mission

Rocky still seeking deal to keep Nordstrom on Main; Rocky sees LDS slant; Rocky sees vote bias on Gateway; Gateway may get a big-box retailer

Liberty area chamber taking proactive steps to ensure future

Murder suspect died of heart disease


Wednesday Headlines (October 15, 2003)

Hispanic genealogy group joins with Family History Library

On a mission

Missionaries provide service

Mormon teacher claims religious harassment 

Photo: Preparation for Christmas on Temple Square

Cal, others, looking to recruit cousins

Company launches new game

Nordstrom denied; Nordstrom move rejected


Tuesday Headlines (October 14, 2003)

Many groups opening arms to immigrants

Youth participate in food drive

Family history: Genealogy center serves people of all faiths; Internet can't replace research

Mormon church marks anniversary

LDS Church is rearranging the furniture; Keep big retail on Main; Nordstrom move doubtful; Nordstrom, LDS Church, Gateway, SLC brace for vote

Filipino women in partnership with temple clothing company

Buckskinners go primitive at Forest Craft Festival

Geologists say Salt Lake area due for big quake (similar to articles posted last month)

Sports: Berry's status up in the air


Monday Headlines (October 13, 2003)

Mormon duo works one door at a time

Linebacker on a mission to go to BYU

Church opposes partner benefit bill

Polynesia Cultural Center celebrates 40th anniversary

Big plans brewing for 2 small schools

Admissions director brings missionary zeal to his job

Protestors went past free speech

Sounds of Y. homecoming

The Boyer Co. a key player on SLC scene

President recognizes month for genealogy

Bustleton catches the Mormon spirit

Former U.S. attorney was a teenage novelist (scroll half-way down article)

Churches vandalized

Idaho stake center closed due to asbestos 

History: Travel postcard from Zion National Park; The Cajon pass; Endangered fish


Weekend Headlines (October 11-12, 2003)

Strong families bring joy, contentment

Church women's group makes blankets for the needy

Marriott chairman to speak

New look for Mormon church

Faith has role at state hospital

Book of wartime nurses' accounts

Ex-owners of Salt Lake Tribune miss deadline

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (October 10, 2003)

Mormon emigration from Sheffield

Provo number one in ideas

Church news release on downtown plans; Remaking downtown (SL Tribune opinion); Nordstrom workers urge council to OK move to Gateway; Curiosity, fear over malls' future

Mormons wind up conference (this AP article was published in many papers today)

Letters to editor regarding Conference protests: Hateful protests; A proud Baptist

Liberians continue to receive aid

BYU alumnus pioneered Tucanos dining in U.S.

Scout chooses blood drive as Eagle project

Settler's accidental find a tourist haven

Two church buildings in planning stage in Rexburg


Thursday Headlines (October 9, 2003)

A tomorrow for 2 malls; LDS Church announces big plans for downtown SLC; New downtown plan includes two college campuses; Taubman, church unveil plans; Mayoral candidates react to downtown plan; S.L. residents split on Gateway issue

Members of Mormon Tabernacle Choir record 'Lord of the Rings' video game music

Provoan accused of battery; Provo man charged with battery and attempted theft

City officials call clean-up a 'success'

Deaths: Remembering four young men bound; Unity marks Lehi divers' funeralCache Valley says so long to Ken Webb; Civic leader suffered from bipolar disorder

Tabernacle Choir to sing in Richfield

Ready or not -- BYU, Florida and Notre Dame seek revival with true freshmen at QB

Former Tribune owners prepare new fight

Extending an invitation to join a daunting, devoted conspiracy

All-rounder Irvine takes her cue at the Crucible

Outpouring helped family through crisis


Wednesday Headlines (October 8, 2003)

Church to unveil plan for 2 malls; LDS Church to announce redevelopment plans

Service to others gives students appreciation for what they have

Program helps homeless

Latter-day Saints donate to hospital in Africa

Madsen brings dogged styled to Timberwolves

Court considers zoning, churches

'Best Two Years' transcends predecessors

LDS board game entertains, edifies

Charges filed against LDS missionary; Suspect consulted church


Tuesday Headlines (October 7, 2003)

The tradition of fasting has a place in many religious practices

In the afterlife

Deseret Book featured on CNN

Cougs get workout -- helping others

Church and state

'Spoken Word' program rich with 75-year history

Genealogy software enters new generation

Fans of genealogy enjoy the search

Civil marriage on rise across USA

Church's help for hospice

BYU alumni gather for international conference

Annual Utah women's conference touts the breaking of glass ceilings

Irreplaceable statues disappear for a few rands

Zions tower to get fresh look

Ex-Tribune owners lose deadline fight

Prosecutor wanted on the record on records

Former inmate to sue public defenders


Monday Headlines (October 6, 2003)

Listen to General Conference talks you may have missed

Summaries of Sunday's General Conference talks; Summaries of Saturday's talks

Conference recap: Stand firm, LDS urged; General Conference images; LDS urged to stay strong in dissolute world; LDS leaders tell members to make wise media choices; LDS speakers give guidance at conferenceMormons urged to resist everday evils (this AP article was published in many papers across the U.S.); Conference focuses on negative media influences; LDS General Conference comes to a close; Conference quotes

Three arrested as conference goers clash with street preachers waving Mormon garments; Two conference goers arrested in run-ins; Conference clashes result in two arrests; Similar article

Santa gets fine bags for books

Life a whirlwind since soldier's Iraq rescue

Romney cancels trip to California

Professor explains why church schools do not offer major in religion

3 ways to plant your family tree online

Pocatello native urges students to aim high

Community remembers 'Mr. Jim'

Pastor, non-LDS students unite at weekly Bible study

History: Changing perceptions of Utah's lovely lily; History Matters: Recent witness says Bear Lake monster is still 'alive and lurking'

Adoptees haven't given up

Abusing a religion


Weekend Headlines (October 4 - 5, 2003)

Listen to General Conference; Watch General Conference

Conference Update: Summary of talks; BYU NewsNet summaries of talks; LDS are warned of moral decline; LDS: Entertainment media 'pernicious evil'; LDS Church leaders offer a warning about media; 6 full-time General Authorities released; Mormons gather semi-annual conference; Protestors face a little competition at the Main Street Plaza; Reunion revives a 1954 miracle

Mormons begin Conference weekend today; Editor's note: The Atlanta Journal - Constitution article made the front page of today's 'Faith and Values' section; here's the press release we sent to them

Preachers plan to test plaza rules at Conference; Conference Center roof off limits; Ready for Conference; Conference skies expected to be cloudy but dry

Pair reflect LDS Nigerians' faith

Durham endures

Where have all the Mormon feminists gone?

Kirby: Intolerance for some is a religion

Deaths: Church organist, Darley, 85, dies; Victim of alleged street-racing incident dies of his injuries

Singer shunned fame for faith

Explorations in genealogy unveil stories of many lives; Family history requires diligent efforts

Salt Palace expansion debated; Link Gateway, Main Street

Glenn Beck

BYU-Idaho students to hold service week

Volunteers to build Boys and Girls Club

BYU adopts scouting major

BYU student paper drops Sports Illustrated inserts

Film sanitizer believes lawsuit should be cut

Ruling gives McCartheys a week to buy Tribune

Tongan member of Parliament arrested

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (October 3, 2003)

LDS General Conference advance stories

Quest for mental health

Devotionals: Speaker emphasizes 'prime commandment'; Chester native speaks on living by principles

Film group unifies Utah filmmakers

New novel recounts treacherous Mormon Trail trek

The Internet is constantly improving your chances of finding your roots

Panel suggests barring firing squads

Neighbors go head-to-head for Provo council seat

Clergy in the loop, but poorly trained to help the battered

Deaths: Boy dies after junior football league game


Thursday Headlines (October 2, 2003)

'Glory' coming to the big screen; A Mormon best seller to become movie'The Work and the Glory' to become movie; Miller downplays 'Prophet' role; AP article

General Conference articles and press releases: General Conference to be broadcast in Wake Forest; Preparing for LDS General Conference; Radio station to begin broadcasting in Idaho; LDS conference convenes Saturday; Comcast launches BYU Television in Washington

Utahn wins Miss U.S. Latina

Church members get quilting to aid destitute families in Armenia

Sports: Kicker comes through for Texas State; BYU football notes

Win-win downtown plan?; Salt Lake County pitches new downtown plan

Mormon Church employee microfilms obituaries

Dunne hails character tuition

Gambling proposed in Guam

Body found by missionaries

More examples of misuse of the word 'Mormon': 'It is a command of God to you'; Child bride


Wednesday Headlines (October 1, 2003)

LDS dedicate new meetinghouse

LDS lobby Council on zoning, Gateway; Saks 5th Avenue to SLC?

Japan trip pays off for Utah choir

Elderly man and wife die within an hour of each other

Black Butte Lake gets needed cleanup

Ray of warmth at women's crisis shelter

Students visit Ute reservation

The power to help

One nation under many Gods

BYU student athletes lend a hand

Gallery reopens with world-class art

Census blooper costly to Utahns

Cougars finish fourth at Husky invitational

Nauvoo motel owner faces charges; Similar article