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Valentine's Day and the history of the Salt Lake Temple

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It’s Feb. 14, 1853, in Salt Lake City. The Saints have been in the valley now for nearly six years and have...


Alex Boye on Radio Disney Homepage

by Deseret News | News from Utah Famous Mormons

One month ago, singer and actor Alex Boye released his single "Lemonade" on YouTube, and today the song is ...


Mormon Media Observer: A look at the media's use of 'cult' in LDS coverage

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

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Overcoming Digital Addictions

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

To work on a problem, a person must know he or she has one. Smith asks his audience if any of them have Nom...


Siblings' Love, Faith Brings Hope to Family of Critically Injured Boy

by Deseret News | News from Utah Makes You Think

“No, things aren’t OK.” That phrase shook 20-year-old Autumn Shipp’s world. She was in her third semester a...

Books on Mormonism show change

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

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Fires, floods and earthquakes: Preserve your personal history

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

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Utah Taco Shop Serves Up Mormon Missionary Work

by Deseret News | What We Believe

Today was one of those days when you want to curl up in a ball and die. Where want to rip off your clothes,...

Ask Dr. Elia: Constructive criticism is an oxymoron

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Dear Dr. Elia, I grew up in a very critical home, and it has really impacted my life and especially my self...

Silence encourages feelings of refreshment

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

As members of the LDS Church, we give a lot of lip service to silence. We believe "silence is golden." And ...