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2011-05-11 00:00:27

Immigration law firm Ivener & Fullmer provides assistance at new eb-5InvestorGreenCard.com Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 At a time when the U.S. economy is in need of investors interested in financing new and expanding businesses, attorneys specializing in the federal EB-5 program are helping investors from all over the world get involved. Ivener & Fullmer, LLP -- business immigration law firm -- leads foreign investors through the 12 to 18 months it takes to be federally...

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...

2009-03-06 00:44:25

A former Mormon missionary wants Brigham Young University in Utah to give him his diploma. Chad Hardy was excommunicated from the church 31 days before his scheduled graduation, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. Church elders had learned that Hardy was the publisher of Men on a Mission, a calendar featuring returned missionaries. He was denied his diploma on the grounds that he had violated the university honor code. They're dragging this out and making an example of me. And I'm letting them do...

2008-10-12 12:00:20

By Clayton Norlen Deseret News The balloons floated away from the families gathered at the Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery Saturday, yet the names and faces of those lost remained with the parents and siblings left behind. Share Parents of Utah and the Larkin Mortuary hosted a memorial walk and ceremony for parents and family members to commemorate children who never came to term or died shortly after birth. Many in attendance said they were thankful for the opportunity to gather in memory of...

2008-09-23 09:00:36

O.C. Tanner's Gift of Music brought a welcome deep breath of calm and sanity to the world of all of us privileged to attend this glorious concert in the LDS Conference Center. The unmatched talent of Erich Kunzel, Denyce Graves and Brian Stokes Mitchell, to say nothing of our incredible Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Utah Symphony, applied the balm of Gilead to our hearts. The perfectly chosen program revived our patriotic feelings and gave us courage to know that our present unstable...

2008-08-30 12:00:28

THE MORMON MILE is a nondenominational race to commemorate pioneers. The Mormon Mile will be held at This Is the Place Heritage Park, in Salt Lake City, on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at 8 a.m. The park is at 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. This race is designed to be family friendly, with a special family rate, and will wind throughout the park, starting at the Smoot House, and finishing at the Brigham Young Home at the west end of the park. Read the full story at MormonTimes.com (c) 2008 Deseret...

2008-08-25 09:00:59

The Mormon Mile is a nondenominational race to commemorate pioneers. The Mormon Mile will be held at This Is the Place Heritage Park, in Salt Lake City, on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at 8 a.m. The park is at 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. This race is designed to be family friendly, with a special family rate, and will wind throughout the park, starting at the Smoot House, and finishing at the Brigham Young Home at the west end of the park. Read the full column at MormonTimes.com (c) 2008 Deseret...

2008-08-22 09:00:33

By From LDS News Services SALT LAKE CITY -- Most first-time visitors to a Mormon church building comment on the number of rooms. Many expect to find one large interior space, such as in many other Christian denominations buildings of worship. But meetinghouses for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are different from those used by many other religions. They include classrooms, offices, a font for baptisms, a kitchen and in many cases a cultural hall with an indoor basketball...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

-- In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Justus Azel Seelye Family Organization c/o Dal Seeley 4253 S. 2785 West West Valley City, UT 84119 or to: Sons of Utah Pioneers 3301 E. 2920 South Salt Lake City, UT 84109 -- For more information, 1-801-968-5145 (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-09 12:00:34

By Rodger L. Hardy Deseret News PROVO -- It was thumbs down for a 650-lot development west of Utah Lake recently, but county commissioners could reverse their Planning Commission when they meet Tuesday to consider the project. Developer Cole Cannon's West Lake Estates, a temporary name, received a mostly favorable response from the commissioners when he appealed his rejection last Tuesday to rezone 180 acres from agricultural uses to high-density residential. The site is close to the...


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