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Posted 16 Apr 2001   For week ended April 13, 2001
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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.

Election Over, Nauvoo Turns to Zoning Issues
Newly re-elected Mayor Tom Wilson and the Nauvoo City Planning and Zoning Commission hosted a public input session on Monday to discuss an upcoming growth ordinance that will be presented to the City Council for adoption.

Cannon, Cook, Others Seek to Lead Utah Republicans
It's always been a little tough to be a Democrat in mostly-Republican Utah. Apparently, it's getting just a little bit tougher to be a Republican as well. In stark contrast to the past, when the Utah Republican Party appeared to be fairly conservative and monolithic, new factions and coalitions are emerging to challenge the current GOP direction and status quo. All of this indicates that the upcoming selection of the State Chairman for the GOP Party may turn into quite a fracas.

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