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Utah gay wedding expo connects couples, friendly businesses
by Brady McCombs - March 6, 2016 - 8:03pm
Utah is one of 29 states where it is legal for businesses to refuse services to same-sex couples, according to the Human Rights Campaign, a gay advocacy group. 
Things to know about polygamous sect food stamp fraud case
by Brady McCombs - February 26, 2016 - 1:14pm
Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border is reeling after 11 members were indicted this week on allegations that leaders carried out widespread food stamp fraud and money laundering.
Mormon leaders stand behind rules for gays, their children
by Brady McCombs - November 14, 2015 - 11:08am
The Mormon church is standing behind its new rules targeting gay members and their children that generated widespread blowback from members, while providing more explanation about the policy changes and clarifying...
Mormons acknowledge early polygamy days at renovated museum
by Brady McCombs - September 30, 2015 - 1:04pm
The Mormon church's renovated history museum set to reopen this week features a small and surprising display about an uncomfortable part of the faith's history that for generations has been glossed over: polyga...
'Blood Moon' seen as sign of end times by some Mormons
by Brady McCombs - September 26, 2015 - 1:48pm
A rare confluence of a lunar eclipse and a supermoon set to happen this weekend has prompted such widespread fear of an impending apocalypse that the Mormon Church was compelled to issue a statement cautioning the...
'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah
by Brady McCombs - July 29, 2015 - 3:08pm
Dad confronts kidnapper, saves 5-year-old daughter
by Brady McCombs - November 8, 2014 - 4:00am
A Utah dad foiled an attempt to kidnap his young daughter from her bed early Friday after confronting a man carrying her across the lawn.
Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days
by Brady McCombs - October 25, 2014 - 3:01am
A new church essay reveals Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced.
Lawyer: Employee mistook chemical for sugar in tea
by Brady McCombs - August 15, 2014 - 7:01am
A woman drank sweet tea containing a toxic cleaning chemical, severely burning her mouth and throat, at a Utah restaurant after an employee mistook the substance for sugar and mixed it into a dispenser, the woman's...
US mom killed 6 babies in 10 years due to drug abuse - police
by Brady McCombs - July 9, 2014 - 10:21am
A U.S. mother told authorities that she killed six of her newborns and stored their bodies in a garage because she was addicted to drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility of raising them, police said...
32,000 Mormon missionaries to get iPad minis
by Brady McCombs - July 4, 2014 - 7:10am
The Mormon church is moving forward with its plan to arm missionaries with iPad minis and broaden their proselytizing to social media.
Utah ordered to recognize over 1,000 gay marriages
by Brady McCombs - May 21, 2014 - 5:30am
When Matthew Barraza and Tony Milner's 5-year-old son starts kindergarten next fall, both of his fathers could finally be recognized as his legal parents.
Mormon leader outlines opposition to gay marriage
by Brady McCombs - April 7, 2014 - 2:19am
A top Mormon leader reiterated the church's opposition to gay marriage during the church's biannual general conference.
Mormon church explains past ban on black priests
by Brady McCombs - December 11, 2013 - 2:04am
After Mormon church leaders lifted the ban on blacks in the priesthood in 1978, church leaders offered little official explanation for the reasons behind the ban, saying only they received a revelation it was time...
Karl Malone to work with young Jazz big men
by Brady McCombs - May 30, 2013 - 2:23pm
Hall of Famer Karl Malone is returning to the Utah Jazz to help develop and mentor the team's two young big men.
Family of Utah soccer referee who died holds vigil
by Brady McCombs - May 6, 2013 - 12:16pm
Family members of a Utah soccer referee who died a week after a player punched him in the head called on athletes around the world Sunday night to hold their tempers in check so another family doesn't have to s...
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