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Role for Romney in San Diego Olympic bid?

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Is there another Olympics in Mitt Romney's future? San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, a Democrat, sure hopes so. H...


Elder Marion D. Hanks dies at age 89

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

A submarine chaser in the Navy during World War II, Elder Marion D. Hanks risked his life to fly into hot c...


Elizabeth Smart will temporarily leave Mormon mission to testify against Mitchell

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Elizabeth Smart will be flying back to Utah from her Mormon mission in France next month to testify in the ...


BYU among top 25 choices for high-performing high schoolers, study says

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A Harvard study that sought a new method for ranking U.S. colleges named BYU the 21st most popular universi...

'I am no longer your puppet,' victim tells ex-seminary teacher Michael Pratt

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The former seminary principal who developed a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student was sentenced ...


77 Years of Marriage and Kisses Goodnight

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Asked how his marriage has lasted 77 years, Chester Memmott turns to his bride, Esther, and says, "It's my ...

Attorneys file motion to move Brian David Mitchell's trial

by Deseret News | Everything Else

If his attorneys get their way, Brian David Mitchell will take his courtroom antics elsewhere. Mitchell, 56...


Mormon Defense League launched

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Jewish people have the Anti-Defamation League "to stop the defamation of the Jewish people." Muslims have t...


Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks at funeral for missionary killed in Texas

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa...


Take high road with 'Book of Mormon' musical

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

A couple of years ago I wrote a column about Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the "South Park" guys, and their p...