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  Two LDS Missionaries Mugged in Dallas
Two LDS missionaries were attacked and beaten with a baseball bat in a Dallas neighborhood on Tuesday, leaving one Elder in the hospital with injuries that will take six weeks to heal. The muggers attacked the Elders at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and escaped with about $30 in cash.

  Judge Rules for City, Church in Main Street Case
Saying the city's sale and subsequent changes stripped one block of Salt Lake City's main street of its public status, U.S. District Court Judge Ted Stewart yesterday rejected the ACLU's contention that rules prohibiting protest on the plaza are unconstitutional. Stewart said that in this case "free speech rights do not outweigh private property rights." The ACLU has already indicated that it will appeal the decision to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court in Denver.

  Hong Kong Gives Mormons, Others Foot In China's Door
An AP article today looks at Western religions in Hong Kong and how they are using the city as an entre into mainland China. The LDS Church, one of several religions mentioned, is taking a law-abiding approach, says the article, waiting for mainland China to allow services and proselyting.

  Mormon Trek To San Bernardino Re-enactment Planned
The 800-mile trek from Salt Lake City to San Bernardino by 437 Mormon colonists will be replicated this coming summer as part of the commemoration of the founding of San Bernardino. The little-known 1851 trek was taken at the instruction of LDS Church president Brigham Young, who wanted to establish an outpost to secure a Mormon supply line to the Pacific.

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