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  Boston Globe Looks At LDS Church, History of Boston Temple
In a set of articles starting on the front page of the Boston Globe, the newspaper looks at the LDS Church and the history of the Church's Boston Temple, which will open next month for public tours ahead of its dedication on October 1st. The Globe looks at the LDS Church's growth and the more dramatic growth of its temples in the two years since President Hinckley started the small temple program.

  LDS Stake Center Victim of Bomb Hoax
An LDS Stake Center in Sandy, Utah was the target of a bomb hoax on Tuesday, leading local police to call in the bomb squad and angest of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Someone left the purported bomb at the door of the stake center, along with a note claiming that it was a bomb.

  Perth Australia Temple To Get Angel
The LDS Church's Perth Australia Temple will have an Angel atop its spire soon, says the Perth West Australian. The traditional statue of the Angel Moroni will top the $9 million building in Yokine, Australia, outside of Perth.

  Birmingham Temple Attracts Articles
Newspapers in Huntsville and Birmingham, Alabama covered the open house of the LDS Church's new Birmingham Temple ahead of its dedication on September 3rd. The articles looked at the temple's purpose, LDS missionaries, the critics of the Church handing out flyers nearby and talking to Elijah Allen Rich, who will serve as the temple's president.

  Washington DC Temple Visitors Center Scripture Symposium Series
with DANIEL H. LUDLOW respected scholar - master teacher September 10 through September 22, 2000 at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center.

  Elder Russell M. Nelson at CES fireside Sept. 10
Elder Russell M. Nelson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a Church Education System (CES) fireside Sunday, Sept. 10, in the Marriott Center at 7 p.m.

  BYU offers popular religion courses to public fall semester
Three Latter-day Saint scholars will teach noncredit religion classes for adults this fall at Brigham Young University. The courses are taught from 7 until 9 p.m. in 2254 Harman Continuing Education Building.

  Campus Construction
"This has been the most intensive summer construction schedule I've ever seen," says Chuck Frost, director of Physical Plant at Ricks College. Having worked at Ricks since 1971, Frost says there has been construction everywhere he has looked this summer. "Several million dollars have been spent on renovation and remodeling projects," he says. "At one point we had almost one-fourth of the campus under renovation at one time."

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