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Mormons Pulling 400,000 Youths out of Struggling Boy Scouts

KAYSVILLE, Utah — For decades, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of Boy Scouts of America’s greatest allies and the largest sponsor of troops. But on Jan. 1, the Utah-based faith will deliver the latest blow to the struggling organization...

Porterfield Funeral Is Set for Monday in Clovis

The funeral service for Kelly Porterfield, who left his imprint on Central Unified and Madera Unified school districts, is scheduled for Monday, July 29. The public funeral is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m...
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At 94, Mormon President Proves Himself Open to Change

SALT LAKE CITY — At 94, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has proved a far more vigorous and transformative figure than scholars expected when he took office a year ago, pushing through a flurry of surprising changes on such matt...