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Man Sentenced To 30 Days In Jail For Fight Over Pew Space

Following a fight over saved seats at a church, a man has been convicted of assault and has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail.

06/29/2014

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Mormon Church Pushes Back On Planet Misconceptions

The Mormon Church is pushing back against the notion that members of the faith are taught they’ll get their own planet in the afterlife, a misconception popularized in pop culture most recently by the Broadway show “The Book of Mormon.”

02/27/2014

Morman Missionary Stacey Bernal conducts a tour at the Mormon Temple January 31, 2001 in downtown Salt Lake City, UT. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Part Of Mormon Church’s Office Building Evacuated After Discovery Of White Powder In Envelope

Salt Lake City fire says part of the Mormon church’s main office building has been evacuated after an envelope with white powder was found in the facility.

02/21/2014

The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah's same-sex marriage ban should stand. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Mormon Church, Christian Coalition To File Federal Appeal Backing Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah’s same-sex marriage ban should stand.

02/10/2014

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Mormon Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Loosen Utah’s Strict Liquor Laws

Utah’s so-called Zion curtain would be torn down and customers wouldn’t have to order food to get a drink if one lawmaker has his way in loosening the state’s famously strict liquor laws.

01/28/2014

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Mormon Church: Same-Sex Weddings Prohibited In Their Churches

The Mormon church is telling its local leaders that same-sex wedding ceremonies and receptions are prohibited in their churches.

01/10/2014

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Utah Governor, Mormon Church Praise Mandela

Top Utah elected officials are praising Nelson Mandela, saying the world has lost one of its greatest leaders.

12/06/2013

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Lawyer: Doctor Said He Was Glad Wife Was Dead

A former Utah doctor accused of hounding his wife to get a face-lift so he could kill her with a lethal combination of prescription drugs acted erratically the day she died and claimed she had wanted the surgery, prosecutors said Thursday in opening statements at the murder trial.

10/17/2013

ESPN NFL football analyst Steve Young on set of a Monday Night Football game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium on Oct. 29, 2012 in Glendale, Ariz. (credit: Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Steve Young To Give Keynote Address At Gay Mormons Conference

Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and his wife Barb are scheduled to give the keynote address at an upcoming conference promoting acceptance of gays and lesbians in the Mormon Church.

08/15/2013

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Man Arrested After Fight Over Church Pew Space

Utah authorities say a dispute over pew space during a Mormon church baby blessing led to a bloody nose.

07/03/2013

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