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Women to see Bible, leadership tie

Women to see Bible, leadership tie

Local leader Amy Travis gives her passion a purpose by hosting a leadership conference for women next month.

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Today's Verse

No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.

Chuckle of the Day

Skiing is so popular because it’s the only endeavor where you can start at the top and work your way down.

New York City's Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has a new exhibit titled “Access+Ability” that features cutting-edge items designed to improve the lives of those with all kinds of disabilities, and everybody else too. The designs are both fashionable and functional. They range from snazzy canes to tremor-proofs spoons to a racing wheelchair.

Designed for Dignity

NEW YORK — From snazzy canes to tremor-proof spoons to a racing wheelchair, a new exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum highlights a surge in designs for and by those with a wide range of disabilities.

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Russell Nelson, listening at a news conference, succeeds Thomas Monson, who died Jan. 2 after leading the Mormon church for nearly a decade. Presidents of the religion serve until they die.

93-year-old will lead Mormon church

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval.

1/18/2018 Community Features 0 comments

Lawsuit pits gay rights against religious beliefs

DES MOINES, Iowa — The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay.

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A Mapuche woman greets Pope Francis during a Mass at the Maquehue Air Base in Chile Wednesday. Francis is urging the Mapuche people to reject violence in pushing their cause.

Pope has tough words for Chile

TEMUCO, Chile — Pope Francis took the Chilean state and the country’s largest indigenous group to task Wednesday over their failure to forge a truly unified nation, saying the government must do more than just negotiate “elegant” agreements and radical Mapuche factions must stop violence.

1/18/2018 Community Features 0 comments

Alex Jablunovski and Owen Smith sit in front of their science fair presentation at the science fair sponsored by the Mars PTO.

LIFE SKILLS

Science fairs give students chance to present projects

School science fairs are doing more than just allowing students to show off their prowess with physics, chemistry and biology. It gives them skills in all subjects that they can carry with them through life, educators say.

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