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2014-04-24 16:27:56

14 FOUNDER-LEVEL DONORS ANNOUNCED PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $1.5 million from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. With this gift, the Museum has secured more than $100 million toward its $150 million goal to build and endow the Museum of the American Revolution, set to open in late 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/78236 At a ceremony held in Philadelphia's...

2012-06-25 23:01:58

Sven Michael Davison´s historical fiction Novel: “Dreams Faith & Ammunition” was officially published on June 21, 2012. Three timelines, two central characters, and one rough ride. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 “If Bollywood made books, they might produce something like ℠Dreams, Faith & Ammunition.´ There´s even a bit of live performance singing in it.” Author Sven Michael Davison says with a smirk. The novel chronicles life on...

2011-05-11 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deseret Management Corporation (DMC), a for-profit arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, today announced the promotion of Jeff Simpson to President and CEO of Bonneville International. Simpson will continue to serve as COO of KSL Broadcasting. In this expanded role, he will oversee Bonneville's radio stations in Los Angeles, Seattle and Phoenix, as well as operations in Salt Lake City. Simpson has been with Deseret Media...

2011-01-19 12:15:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deseret Management Corporation (DMC), a for-profit arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell 17 of its Bonneville International (BIC) radio stations to Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. Under the terms of the asset purchase agreement, Hubbard Broadcasting will acquire the radio stations as part of a cash transaction for approximately $505 million. As part of the...

2011-01-04 14:59:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deseret Management Corporation (DMC), a for-profit arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, today announced that two members of its senior management team have accepted new roles within the company. Effective immediately, Con Psarras will serve as Vice President of Editorials and Special Projects and Tanya Vea will serve as Executive Vice President of News and Cross Platform Development. "Both Con and Tanya embody the mission...

2010-05-04 22:07:00

Mormon Helping Hands to Perform Necessary Labor at 200 Parks Throughout State CALIFORNIA, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Up to 80,000 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their friends throughout California will volunteer on Saturday, May 8, by laboring in state, regional and city parks that have been hit hard by the recent downturn in the economy. Under the banner of Mormon Helping Hands, an international volunteer program of the Church that has provided...

2010-01-22 15:44:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appealed today to the worldwide membership of the Church to help relieve the suffering in Haiti. In a statement published on the Church's official Web site, Church President Thomas S. Monson and counselors Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uchtdorf said they are "keenly aware that many in America are dealing with economic challenges brought on by the recent recession." Many Church...

2009-09-19 02:27:28

America's largest and most -secluded polygamist colony will be showcased in a new four-hour tour, organizers say. The tour will offer accounts from guides who had lived in The Creek, the historic name for the community on the Utah-Arizona border that is home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. The tour's promotional literature promises answers to questions from the curious: Why the prairie dresses and long braids? No makeup?...

2009-04-28 17:09:47

A Nevada man who was kicked out of the Mormon Church for his calendar series featuring shirtless missionaries said his next calendar project stars Mormon moms. Chad Hardy, who was excommunicated from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and banned from receiving his degree from Utah's Brigham Young University, said his Men on a Mission calendar series, which features former missionaries shirtless in Mormon-themed poses, costumes and locations, is aimed at fighting stereotypes, not...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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