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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | 13 August 2014

This "Getting It Right" includes a three-part series from a journalist in Washington state about the everyday lives of Mormon missionaries and an article about Church growth in Alaska.

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“This Is a Woman’s Church,” Says Director of Humanitarian Services and LDS Charities

Sharon Eubank, the director of Humanitarian Services and LDS Charities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, received a standing ovation on 8 August during a speech titled “This is a Woman’s Church” during the 2014 FairMormon Conference in Provo, Utah.

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International Tourism Video to Feature Temple Square

Temple Square in Salt Lake City is recognized as an international tourist destination. Brand USA, the destination marketing organization of the United States, will feature Temple Square and other attractions in Salt Lake City and Park City in a new video that is being filmed to promote Utah overseas.

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Church Honored for
Humanitarian Work in Bolivia

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members were honored last month in La Paz, Bolivia, for many years of humanitarian work throughout the country.

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Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 1 August

MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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FamilySearch Volunteers Break International Indexing Record

FamilySearch indexing volunteers broke a record this week during the first Worldwide Indexing Event. FamilySearch International, the largest genealogy organization in the world, was hoping an unprecedented 50,000 contributors would participate in the 24-hour effort to submit genealogy records.

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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | 23 July 2014

This “Getting It Right” includes a Deseret News article that gives context to a recent Pew Research Center study, as well as a story from The Journal in Ireland about local Latter-day Saints.

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right |
15 July 2014

This “Getting It Right” includes a Salt Lake Tribune article about the Church’s commitment to downtown Salt Lake City, as well as a Tampa Bay Tribune article about the rising number of female Mormon missionaries.

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Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 9 July

MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Reports Show Alcohol’s Destructive Influence Worldwide

Deseret News editorial notes success of Utah alcohol laws

Deseret News editorial about the importance of curbing alcohol abuse cites recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) that show the destructive influence of excessive alcohol consumption in the United States and around the world.

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