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Friday Minute: Friday Minute: The power of heroes and friends

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As a youth, I worshipped Sandy Koufax. A hall of fame pitcher for the Dodgers, Sandy had a ballet leg kick ...

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LDS Church announces 58 new missions 'to accommodate influx of missionaries'

by Deseret News | Everything Else

This week's issue of the LDS Church News features a list of the 2013 mission president assignments. The lis...

Michelle King: Five siblings marry on the same day, on 'Mormon Times TV'

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

We have just one daughter, so that means only one wedding to plan — from a bride’s standpoint, anyway. Cour...

Mission group still together after 50 years

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

While many missionary groups enthusiastically hold reunions for a few years and then lose interest, one gro...

Nursery snacks: Climbing out of the pretzel rut

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Toddlers love finger foods, so nursery snack-time would seem to be a worry-free part of the job. However, a...

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38 Returned Missionaries Who Could Play in College Basketball's March Madness

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons

With March Madness looming, DeseretNews.com has compiled a list of returned LDS missionaries who played col...

Church quirks you might have missed

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Just as the song lyrics lament “video killed the radio star,” some advances in technology have killed quirk...

Counsel for Latter-day Saint singles on kissing

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

President Spencer W. Kimball said: “Kissing has been prostituted and has degenerated to develop and express...

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Mormon Athletes Pay Tribute to Their Fathers

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons

Fatherhood is an emotional topic for Thurl Bailey. The former NBA basketball player is worried that his fat...

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LDS disparity between black Africa and African-Americans

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A few weeks ago, I watched the documentary "Pioneers of Africa" on BYU Television. It tells the story of ch...