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  LDS Church Moves Monterrey Mexico Temple Site Due to Neighbor Opposition
An article in yesterday's El Norte newspaper in Monterrey says that the LDS Church has decided to move the planned Monterrey Temple to a new site due to opposition from neighbors. The Church first announced the Temple in 1995, but has not been able to start construction due to a three-year-long lawsuit by neighbors. While the Church won the lawsuit, it has instead decided to move the building to another site.

  Mesa, Arizona Buy's Mormon Pioneer Homestead
The city of Mesa authorized the purchase of the Crismon farmstead last week, including a four acre land plot and one-bedroom house built by Mormon pioneer Charles B. Crismon about 1890. The city will pay $243,455 to buy the property from the Crismon family, descended from Charles Crismon, Sr., one of the four Mormon pioneers that founded Mesa.

  Fire-damaged home built by LDS apostle about 1910
A fire in Salt Lake City has destroyed the former home of LDS General Authority Sylvester Q. Cannon, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from 1939 to 1943. The two story building was the home of Georgia Dalton, 69, and 11 members of her family. Dalton's son, Marlin, says that the building contained a number of artifacts from Cannon's family, including pictures of the George Q. Cannon family and Sylvester Q. Cannon's name etched in stone in a basement stairway.

  Elder Henry B. Eyring to speak at Education Week devotional
Elder Henry B. Eyring, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at the Education Week devotional on Tuesday (August 15) at 11:10 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

  BYU student, widow and mother of six, overcomes tragedy to achieve graduation dream
Pregnant and struggling with the sudden death of her husband, the last thing Carla Amor wanted to do was pack up her belongings and move her five children - all under age 11 - thousands of miles across the country so she could finish her degree at Brigham Young University.

  John D. Lamb associate dean of General Education, Honors
Associate Academic Vice President Noel B. Reynolds has announced the appointment of John D. Lamb as associate dean of General Education and Honors at Brigham Young University.

  Theatre professor vice president of national association
A professor of theatre and media arts at Brigham Young University is the new vice president for communications for the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), the national association of design, production and technology professionals in the performing arts industry.

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