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Posted 19 Apr 2001   For week ended April 13, 2001
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Enthusiastic Mormons Boost Perpetual Education Fund
An overwhelming response of monetary donations have flooded The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint's headquarters in reaction to the announcement on Saturday, by President Gordon B. Hinckley, that a Perpetual Education Fund was being established to help deserving members in Third World countries get an education.


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Harrison NY Appeals Decision Favoring Temple
A lawyer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says that the Church will continue to fight for the right to build a Temple in Harrison, New York, vigorously opposing an appeal by the town of a court decision favorable to the building. Last month a Westchster judge overruled the town's Zoning Board of Appeals, and ordered the board to grant a zoning variance to the Church.


Will Wally Return to Wally World?
Wally is back with the Angels, and the big question is whether he can recreate Wall World. Wally Joyner returns to Major League Baseball's Anaheim Angels as a veteran first baseman, just when the team needed him. But at the end of his career, Joyner doesn't have the promise he had in 1986, when he first joined the Angels as a rookie. In what will likely be his last season, Joyner could either go out with a bang, giving Wally World one last open season, or leave it virtually shuttered.


Don't Give Money to LDS Church, Many Say in Poll
President George W. Bush's faith-based initiative enjoy's broad support, according to a new poll, but most respondents don't want money going to new and minority religions, and for nearly half the respondents that includes The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The poll was taken by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life from March 5th to 18th. 2,041 adults were contacted by telephone, giving the poll an error margin of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points.

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Former Mission President, Marriott Exec, Milton Barlow
Former Rochester, New York mission president and long-time Washington DC area LDS Church member Milton A. Barlow died Friday, April 6th of congestive heart failure at his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Barlow, chairman of Barlow Corp., and former Marriott Corp. executive, was 89.

Arts & Entertainment
Mesa Pageant Called 'World's Largest Passion Play'
In its 63rd year, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' annual Mesa Temple pageant is believed to be the world's largest annual outdoor Easter Pageant. "Jesus the Christ," as the dramatic production is known, opened last Thursday, running through Saturday, and will also be performed from Tuesday through Saturday.

Deseret News Files Lawsuit Against Salt Lake Tribune Over Morning Distribution
Weekend box office results for Richard Dutcher's newest film, "Brigham City" were a respectable $103,629 from 51 screens in Arizona, California, Idaho and Nevada. The results exceeded those of last years' "God's Army", which took in $88,584. But on a per screen basis, the film didn't do as well, grossing a solid $2,032., much less than the previous movie's $7,382. The results put Brigham City 33rd in weekend gross among the films on Yahoo's movies page, and 28th in terms of gross per screen.


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