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September 2002 News:

Monday Headlines (September 30, 2002)

'Simple acts of pure love' can change the world, LDS women told; Women urged to serve others

Monument in Salt Lake erected to honor black pioneer; Black Mormon pioneer honored with monument

JetBlue chief a 'Utah boy' flying high

Preserving the past

Lisa Hopkins achieving dream

Mixing preaching and winning

Early Utahns knew how to cuss a blue streak

Canal masters flow with the change

Mesquite, Nevada


Weekend Headlines (September 28-29, 2002)

Relief Society leaders sure of goal

Rebuilding memory of Elijah Abel

LDS Church making inroads in Ukraine

Mormon Trail from a child's perspective

Teens up early for class

Temples announced for Panama and Brazil

Sammamish's commuter mayor still going strong

School spirituality

Two Wendovers

Muslims, LDS share beliefs

Americans flee homes in Ivory Coast

Weyland's 'Charly' a bit maudlin, but will please fans; 'Charly': Author Jack Weyland says movie version better than book; Little girl, big screen

Garden of Eden

Mitt takes his shirt off as campaign heats up

Deseret News eyes morning launch -- again

Sports: Church member places second in bike championship finals; Indians reach terms with top pick, Standford pitcher Guthrie (and similar article)

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (September 27, 2002)

Elder Ballard honored (photo -- also see yesterday's article)

Elder Craven shares principles to reach life's potential

Some missionaries on Ivory Coast relocated

LDS security gets reminder on plaza; Rules of engagement

Elder Cook's appointment noted in Atlanta paper

Romney view on minorities questioned

Regular press briefings in the past for Smarts

Movie review: 'Charly' pours syrup over green jello

Wilmington attorney likely to be appointed as judge

Alum placed in hall of fame

Trib's ex-managers file brief on veto

Abortion non-discrimination act (a BYU professor is quoted in the article; thanks to V. Christenson for the link)

Ex-LDS bishop appears in court

Gymnastics coach pleads guilty to sexual abuse

Sports news: Leilani confirms retirement


Thursday Headlines (September 26, 2002)

Thomas: Martin's Cove sale to LDS Church is dead

Elder Ballard to get helping hand award

New monument erected to honor Elijah Abel family; Similar article

Quilt project aims to warm homeless

Ivory Coast LDS missionaries are safe

LDS Church regrets plaza guard episodes

Today in history (Manifesto issued)

New book brings light to scripture readers

A ballet princess from Orem

Family swaps sugar for honey


Wednesday Headlines (September 25, 2002)

BYU-Idaho students prepare to become missionaries by scripture study, obedience

Religious kids behave better

Money grows on family trees

102-year-old sticks around

Message of Houser's sculpture to resound permanently in Utah

Community Action now housed with food bank

Common drugs cut Alzheimer's risk

Sports: Whalen rebounds after rocky start; Future is now for Olson


Tuesday Headlines (September 24, 2002)

On a mission with a purpose

Mormon documentary debuts (thanks to G. Smith for submitting link)

Church media relations specialist says integrity is paramount

Finding a cure for cancer

Director of Naval Intelligence encourages service

Former Palmer caddy dead at 60; Similar article

QB status at BYU up in the air


Monday Headlines (September 23, 2002)

Work is nearly done on Monticello temple

Distributing Utah-based film and music is a no-brainer

Free advice to LDS filmmakers

A new generation of worship; Gain the world, lose your soul

Book blames massacre on Mormon leader

Travel post card from Logan, UT

Hollywood: Don't cut

Dot-com lure hooks investors

Sports: Lots can be learned on a lost Saturday


Weekend Headlines (September 21-22, 2002)

Nauvoo Temple film earning high praise

President Bateman and Dale Murphy team up for Atlanta fireside

Football and faith do mix at BYU; At BYU, football goal is more than just wins

Foundation donates wheelchairs

BYU grad a fluency phenom

Upcoming entry deadline for 2nd LDS Film Festival

SL Tribune Opinion: Lease Martin's Cove

LDS filmmakers to produce epic Book of Mormon film; See previous article published on LDS Today

Utah abuzz over 1857 mountain massacre

Jewish life in the west is celebrated

UVSC's search for Solomon

Does any religion speak with one voice?

Chase Leavitt fined, put on probation for role in fight club at LDS church; Similar AP article

A sarcastic look at tracing your genealogy (rated PG-13)

Other sports news: Hamblin steps down at East

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (September 20, 2002)

1,200 LDS missionaries evacuated due to carbon monoxide leak; Missionaries evacuated after ventilation malfunction; Similar article

"Sacred Stone: Temple on the Mississippi" documents construction and reconstruction of Nauvoo Temple

Elder Ballard to receive "Helping Hands" award

Taylor Chapel used for valuable meditation

Lakeridge pupil busy on stage, off

Guys tend to their knitting

Sanitized for your protection; Cottage industry in Utah cleans up Hollywood films; Similar article

Cost-cutting options pose higher-education dilemma

Sports: Engemann says he'll lighten up at Tech; Carbon's Jorgensen headed to Utah


Thursday Headlines (September 19, 2002)

Concert celebrates U.S. Constitution

Elder Kofford speaks on God's plan for men and women

Ogden temple receives celestial makeover

Mormon church gives assistance

Sisters in the gospel

Song, Mormon faith unite octet of women singers

BYU-Hawaii reflects on 9/11

Websites spotlight best, worst of Utah

Antique speed

Brad Payne: A man on a mission


Wednesday Headlines (September 18, 2002)

President Thomas S. Monson presides at regional conference

Conservative churches grew fastest in 1990s, report says; Similar SL Tribune article; Similar Deseret News article; Similar AP article

Young 'not a granola'

Harassment near Temple Square alleged; Similar article

Bilingualism is hot word across U.S.

Feeding stomach and soul

Tiny hamlet thinks big

Politics: Primary election results in Massachusetts 

Two BYU centers dedicated


Tuesday Headlines (September 17, 2002)

Void Mormon leader left could take years to fill (note: this has nothing to do with the LDS Church, but it is interesting to see how the NY Times uses the term 'Mormon')

Former KSL co-anchor Clayson is returning to roots; Clayson's out at 'Early Show'

Religion prompts exit

Most mudslide victims back home

Forsman's eagle on 18th lands 1st win since '92

Utah's Speredon favoring BYU

Cougars licking their wounds


Monday Headlines (September 16, 2002)

Volunteers help Santaquin dig out

Mother asks mourners to love each other

Donny Osmond: Top of his game

Utahn chronicles granddad's story of remarkable maritime rescue

Here is why church, state do not mix

Fire 'victim' is arrested in alleged hate crime

Ex-wife: Hoffman life was a forgery

Bagley: Suspect Lincoln penny belongs in rogues gallery of Utah counterfeits


Weekend Headlines (September 14-15, 2002)

BLM considering LDS lease; Similar article

Temples planned in Brazil, Panama; LDS Church news release

Renovated LDS Monticello temple will reopen in fall

What President Hinckley told the Russian saints

Architect remembers Church members' kindness

N.Y. woman remembers the service of others

Attacks fueled a need for faith, say religious leaders

LDS vets share war memories

Utah Alliance looks to kids for tolerance

Hofmann's latest forgery? 'Himself,' says an expert

Western in good hands with Cascade High alum

Kirby: Does Pres. Hinckley's visit to Russia mean United Order is on the way back?

LDS Church News headlines (includes coverage of Pres. Hinckley's trip to Russia)


Friday Headlines (September 13, 2002)

Through the camera lens in Russia

Serving the Lord a world away

Reid an unusual Mormon in Congress

Religious leaders offer comfort

Cougar walk-on making big plays

Pure guts

Mudslides damage Utah homes

Mormon Meteor make streak again


Thursday Headlines (September 12, 2002)

President Faust emphasizes "in God we trust" on September 11; Utahns honor victims, heroes

The prophet comes to Moscow

Christians, Muslims calling for tolerance

Family shares thoughts on somber anniversary

Out of state, but close to class (Richard Rust is 1st Counselor in the Durham North Carolina Stake Presidency)

Better later than never

Bateman offers peace, comfort to students

Orem based magazine targets LDS families

Leaders question prayer ruling

Center undaunted by starting role


Wednesday Headlines (September 11, 2002)

LDS Church President Hinckley September 11 remembrance statement

The prophet in Europe

President Boyd K. Packer marks 78th birthday

LDS Church announces loan program

Bateman calls BYU a 'temple of learning'; Students support Bateman's Devotional stand

Professor offers insight of Islam through LDS perspective

Court upholds limits on prayer; Similar article

Family recipes dazzle state fair judges

Huber leaving Dixie for USU next spring; Coug's defense turning the corner

Rep. Way named in petition


Tuesday Headlines (September 10, 2002)

President Faust: Spiritual darkness must be avoided

Photo: President Hinckley visits Ukraine

Girl's final act saved life of infant; Slain girl shielded infant from gunfire (also see yesterday's article)

President Bateman at BYU devotional today

Mormon church backs bill against same-sex marriage; Similar article

BYU business school climbs to 38 in Journal ranking

Foreign language classes speak to a growing need (thanks to G. Smith for the link)

History of 19th century Mormon settlement emerges as Lake Mead contracts

Remembering 9-11: Victims' kin prepare for anniversary'Grandma would want us to laugh'; Temple Square memorial to feature Choir

Other politics: 'Despicable' signs stain Arizona governor race

BHS grad gets chance of a lifetime

Waiting for a missionary: the final countdown?


Monday Headlines (September 9, 2002)

Reid firmly rooted in Mormon faith

Grave of Book of Mormon witness identified

Man of God, man of grid

U.S. houses of worship focus on 9-11

Girls shot while playing outside

Recent Salt Lake newspaper war broke an armistice dating back a century

Education Foundation gets a pledge of $30K

This is the place for waste

Utah led early pot ban

Retooled 'Utah!' returns with historical trims

Toby closing gap on his famous dad


Weekend Headlines (September 7-8, 2002)

President Hinckley to visit Russia; Hinckley to visit Moscow

Soccer captain bounced over religious differences

Slain store owner had worked for a better life

Elder Porter to speak at Evergreen meeting

Poetry puts joy, power in scriptures

9/11 bridging interfaith barriers; Churches plan September 11 observances

Church attendance upturn ends, but religious leaders observe other changes

'Fuzz' still gets a charge out of fixing electric motors

A master in his field

Politics: Democrats eye outcome of Lt. Governor race

Engemann leads BYU charge again; Y. survives

School scores double honours

LDS Church News headlines


Friday Headlines (September 6, 2002)

President James E. Faust at CES Fireside on September 8

Outreach effort builds roof over couple's heads

Ogden temple lot getting makeover; Not all LDS temples to get an Angel Moroni

Chilly waters stop swim to Shoals

Turn to the power of prayer on day of remembrance

BYU publishes translation and commentary of ancient Egyptian text

Patriotism runs strong in Lehi communities

Foreign student enrollment on the rise

Child sex-abuse charge filed against ex-LDS bishop

Coin experts doubt rare penny to be auctioned is Hofmann fake

Family marks three months since her abduction

Solicitor General, predecessors to gather for BYU conference

AquaSox's Cate could be a gem


Thursday Headlines (September 5, 2002)

Private school counts blessings

Mountain fall kills former Sunstone publisher

Water to drink

Man drops out of political race after being called as bishop

With a little help, mother, father and four babies all doing fine

Man raises money for mission by swimming

LDS youth dies in car crash

LDS church building used as fire shelter

Sports: There are some games that should always be played


Wednesday Headlines (September 4, 2002)

Saudis tour Utah schools

Reverence in action, attire invite companionship of Holy Ghost

President and Sister Bednar address students at all-campus fireside

Devotional attendance maintains "spirit of Ricks" and spirituality

Y. happy to be a language 'flagship'

Mormon misogynist goes soft

BYU study on marriage cited in USA Today

Vietnamese musician's concert causes stir in Utah


Tuesday Headlines (September 3, 2002)

LDS Church plans a noon 9/11 devotional

Elder Haight marks 96th birthday

Kurt Bestor: Private discord, public acclaim

Neighbors aid victims in Layton

Mormons eager to conquer Ukraine

'Massacre' book has ax to grind

Tongan Utahns keep traditions alive

History: Utahn had a vision -- a vision of television; For Goshutes, the issue has always been simple: survive; History Matters

Politics: Rocky is on a roll

Sports: Ignored in draft, many make it