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  How A Mormon Salesman Brought Neon To Las Vegas
An article in the magazine American History credits the introduction of Neon lights to Las Vegas to a Mormon salesman. The article covers the history of Neon in America, along with a little of its scientific and commercial development in Europe.

  Nauvoo Firm Gets Opportunity To Make Temple Windows
This article details the careful, skilled work that will be needed to create the windows for the Nauvoo Temple. Craftsman Charles Allen of Nauvoo has been given the huge project. "It's more than a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It's quite an honor to be asked to do it. We didn't have to bid against anybody. They wanted things built a certain way, and we had the expertise to design it and build it."

  Journalism Awards Recognize Importance of Mormon Stories
The awards given recently by two different professional journalism associations highlight the importance of Mormon News items in the region and point to which news items gained the most notoriety during 1999. The Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists' Utah chapter both recently recognized reporters for their efforts in reporting during the past year.

  BYU wins national entrepreneur competition
Whether it's finding a hiking trail in the Rocky Mountains or a fly fishing shop in Australia, Brigham Young University students are giving outdoor enthusiasts selectivity and winning honors for themselves in the process., a new online business, categorizes outdoor equipment, outfitting and recreation sites according to region, interest and business description.

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