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Lawsuit aims to stop Utah bank merger

A lawsuit was to be filed yesterday by six individuals and businesses in Utah to stop the proposed merger between First Security Corp. and Zions Bancorp, Utah's two largest bank holding companies, both of which have strong Mormon roots. Zions Bancorp is the successor to an LDS Church owned bank established by Brigham Young in the 1800s and First Security was founded by LDS Church member David Eccles in the later 1800s.
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Bank-merger foe says intimidation attempted

An affidavit has been filed in a federal lawsuit opposing the merger of Zions Bancorp and First Security Corporation. A petition has been filed asking the Fed asking for an extension of time in which the public can make comments for or against the merger.

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Evolution Taught the Mormon Way

Since August, when the Kansas Board of Education adopted new testing standards that play down the scientific importance of evolution, including the theory that humans descended from apes and other lower species, Utah has had a particular interest in how and what is taught in the schools to children about evolutionary theory.

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