Articles of News/Week of July 31st

By August 2, 2017Articles

20 years later, man donates kidney to former missionary companion

Right now, there are more than 100,000 people waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the United States. For many, the donation doesn’t come soon enough, but sometimes people connect in a way they never expected.

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Cove Fort celebrates 150 years with historic fun, recalling pioneer heritage

Tucked away in rural Utah stands Cove Fort, once needed for protecting travelers during a war. However, the structure was never used for that and instead became a way station for pioneers traveling to and from southern Utah to Utah’s then capital, Fillmore.

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MLB pitcher and LDS returned missionary Jeremy Guthrie announces retirement in Players’ Tribune

Jeremy Guthrie is going home to be with his family.

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Man with local ties buys blog geared toward Mormon millennials

Hoping to give Mormon Millennials a place to find uplifting and entertaining content that can help them strengthen and share their faith, a Dallas, Texas, man with local ties recently purchased the blog Millennial Morms.

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Utah’s favorite music artist isn’t Mormon or from BYU

Pandora Radio, a music streaming radio service, recently ranked the most popular music artists in every state.

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All minorities deserve respect, Mormon apostle tells black church leaders

All voices — black and white, religious and secular, gay and straight — belong in the public square in a pluralistic society, a Mormon apostle told a gathering of African-American church leaders this week.

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Elder Holland delivers “face to face” message on Aaronic Priesthood’s roles with the sacrament

Picture this setting of an outdoor sacrament meeting: 60 priests blessing the sacrament on a long row of cloth-covered folding tables, with 180 deacons passing the bread and water to an estimated 2,100 teens, adult leaders and guests sitting quietly on a grassy hillside.

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Lindon unicyclist’s adventures have taken him all over the world

When you first learn that Guy Hansen does mountain unicycling, you think he’s pretty cool. But the more you learn about him, the more you realize he’s beyond cool.

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