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Ex-missionary and accused killer Jason Derek Brown may be hiding among Mormons

Interesting story this morning from the Salt Lake Tribune on accused killer Jason Derek Brown. Brown is an interesting character, an ex-Mormon missionary and full-time con artist. In 2004, police allege, he shot armored-car guard Robert Keith Palomares in the … Continue reading

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Mormon mission applications skyrocket; Nothing to do with Romney

I am doing a story in tomorrow’s York Daily Record on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ famous mission. I will post a link here as soon as it’s up on our website. I chose this story … Continue reading

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So a Mormon and a Catholic walk into a debate…

The announcement broke late Friday night that presumptive Republican nominee for president Mitt Romney had tabbed Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., to be his sidekick. The talking heads spent the rest of the weekend discussing the possible ramifications, the negative and … Continue reading

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Mormons are going to outlive us all

Want to live long and prosper? Who doesn’t, right? Apparently the answer to this is to move to Utah and live the Mormon lifestyle. A new study concluded that Mormons who were married, had never smoked, attended church weekly and … Continue reading

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Learn the name Jabari Parker

I remember sitting in the McDonald’s in Carlisle in early 2002 when I first heard the name “Lebron James.” Sports Illustrated put him on the cover and designated him basketball’s next superstar. Of course, they were correct, regardless of whether … Continue reading

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My talk with a York Mormon leader

I had an interesting conversation yesterday with Matthew Hurley, president of the York stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As I mentioned yesterday, LDS is one of the few local churches that gained members in a … Continue reading

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When churches battle

We tend to think of church as a sacred place where peace and love wins out over the daily conflict life brings. At least I have anyway. In five months covering religion here at the York Daily Record, I have … Continue reading

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Sen. Santorum, you’ve been Romneyed

So much to talk about the day after Hurricane Mitt Romney swirled through New Hampshire and destroyed every Republican in his path. Or so it seemed. Romney and his industrial strength hair relegated Iowa rival Rick Santorum to fifth place. … Continue reading

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