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Mormon church skips pre-session meeting with lawmakers

For the first time in decades, legislative leaders didn’t hold their annual pre-session meeting with LDS Church officials, but the reason for the change in the practice is unclear.

Senate Majority Leader Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, said he thinks the change might be related to heightened scrutiny the Salt Lake City-based church is subjected to as Mitt Romney makes his presidential bid.

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