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2011-08-02 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that Joseph Walker has returned to the Deseret News as the faith section editor. Walker originally joined the Deseret News in 1980, where he reported for the Church News and served as the newspaper's television critic. In his new position, Walker will work with Opinion Editor Paul Edwards to cover the vital role of faith in the community. His coverage will...

2011-05-31 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today launched an enhanced business news section that will significantly increase coverage of business topics across its print and digital platforms. The newspaper named former Bloomberg editor Jordan Burke the manager of business content development for the section. In addition to in-depth reporting on local business issues, the section includes national and international...

2011-05-19 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that it has expanded its editorial leadership team with Allison Pond, who will serve as an editorial writer. Pond will work closely with Paul Edwards, editorial page editor for the newspaper, to write daily pieces for the paper's print and online editorial sections. She will also write separately about issues of faith, education and family life. Pond joins...

2010-08-31 11:10:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News today announced a bold new direction to provide innovation and leadership at a time when daily newspapers throughout America are struggling to define a course for the future. Deseret News CEO and President Clark Gilbert unveiled several new initiatives, including the creation of Deseret Connect, a broad and uniquely qualified group of story contributors, a new Editorial Advisory Board and the expansion of the news reporter base to...

2010-08-26 19:38:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, confirmed last week its intention to publish a daily newspaper well into the future. Today the Deseret News announced plans to accelerate its digital growth with the addition of three new media members to its leadership team. Each brings noteworthy experience in the digital world and will utilize that leadership in developing a new media content model of the future to expand the...

2008-10-10 09:00:26

By Emily W. Jensen MormonTimes.com blogger Proposition 8: The Church unveiled a new Web site for Proposition 8: "PreservingMarriage.org" and information is spreading across the Bloggernacle. For example check out "Elder Ballard asks Church members to step up involvement for Prop. 8" or "new lds church website and embeddable media to support traditional marriage" or "Love is a Battlefield." And I could go on and on and probably will in the coming weeks. For links to these posts and more,...

2008-08-20 09:01:29

By Nick Newman Deseret News PROVO -- LDS young men and women from across the nation descended upon the Smith Fieldhouse on the campus of Brigham Young University Tuesday to hear the latest spiritual advice about dating, and it wasn't coming from the mouth of John Bytheway. In front of a packed audience of mostly youth (some parents were in the audience) and college-age single adults, John Hilton III delivered part one of his four-day talk called, " Guy-Girl relationships: Advice from the...

2008-08-14 09:01:14

By Maddie Wilson Mormon Times Most Latter-day Saint institutes of religion take place near college or university campuses. But classes in the Utah Valley institute program are different because they take place in stake centers and seminary buildings throughout Utah Valley. The program was established in 1995 to meet the needs of students at Brigham Young University or then-Utah Valley Community College or anyone age 18 to 31 who wanted to take an institute class, said Jack Nielsen, one...

2008-08-11 09:00:54

By Molly Farmer Mormon Times Going up against 300-pound linemen who wanted nothing more than to lay him out was a pretty common occurrence for football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young. Yet the former San Francisco 49er said mental fears have weighed greater on his mind than physical ones -- and at times have been "a constant companion," though they haven't necessarily been a bad thing, he said. "I believe our fears can actually lead us to greater faith," he said. "(It) moves us to...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

By R. Scott Lloyd Church News staff writer SANDY -- Individuals leave the LDS Church for any of a number of stated reasons, "but before you set up a full discussion with them, you might try to understand and empathize with the deeper issues that might be involved," the president of FAIR said Friday at the closing session of the foundation's two-day conference at the South Towne Exposition Center. Since 2001, Scott Gordon, a dean at Shasta College in Redding, Calif., has been president of...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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