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Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

Prosecutor: Idaho worried about money before releasing FLDS boys

The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week.

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Related Topix: Religion, Idaho Government, Idaho, Bannock County, ID

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

More notes on the FLDS boys living in Idaho

Reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent Nelson cover polygamy for The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pocatello, ID, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Bannock County, ID

Boise Weekly

Polygamist Warren Jeffs Was Puppetmaster of Idaho Home Where Abused Boys Were Rescued

More details have surfaced following this week's reports of nine boys being rescued from a discipline-driven household being run by a polygamist.

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Related Topix: Religion, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Bannock County, ID, Prison, Power County, ID, Pocatello, ID

Hawk Eye

Utah OKs winery for polygamous sect

A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect moved closer to opening its first com ... Douglas C. Pizac/Associated Press Hildale, Utah, sits at the base of Red Rock Cliff mountains with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hildale, UT

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Polygamists should move to polygamous nations

I watched with interest as I saw the latest news about "Sister Wives" on one channel and on another I saw one of the compounds of Warren Jeffs that's going to be torn down.

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Related Topix: Religion, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Polygamy: FLDS followers in Short Creek return chi...

Reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent Nelson cover polygamy for The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hildale, UT

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

9 boys pulled from polygamous home in Idaho

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Related Topix: Pocatello, ID, Religion, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Bannock County, ID

Salt Lake Tribune

Idaho seizes boys from Utah polygamous sect

When a sheriff's detective asked what was usually served in the mornings, the boy didn't know.

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Related Topix: Religion, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Weather, Bannock County, ID

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KFBB

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect moved closer to opening its first commercial winery, a new venture and a signal of yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Wine, Drink, Hildale, UT

KFVS12

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose... Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple's corruption trial, their defense ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Religion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada.com

Daphne Bramham: What's in a name? Polygamist Winston Blackmore takes on mainstream Mormons

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Canada, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, North America, World News

Salt Lake Tribune

DABC grants winery license in polygamous community in southern Utah

The state liquor commission on Tuesday unanimously granted a wine manufacturing license to Vintage Reserve Estates in Hildale, which straddles the Utah and Arizona border and is best known as the headquarters for The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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Related Topix: Hildale, UT, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Salt Lake Tribune

Polygamy: Woman in Short Creek wants kids back, de...

Reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent Nelson cover polygamy for The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Hildale, UT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Judge orders $5 million bond in Warren Jeffs child-bride lawsuit

A state court judge on Tuesday ordered the United Effort Plan trust to post a $5 million bond to ensure that assets remain available while the UEP proceeds with a pre-trial appeal to the Utah Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hildale, UT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Why people don't want to pay $100 to live in polygamous towns

Jeff Shields, an attorney for the United Effort Plan was explaining why residents here have to pay $100 a month to live in their homes.

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Related Topix: Hildale, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Religion, Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

School reopens in Utah polygamous community

After more than a decade of no public education in Hildale, the new K-12 Water Canyon School welcomed nearly 170 students this week for the first day of school.

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Related Topix: Religion, Education Etc., Family, Kids, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Brandon Sun

Wife of alleged polygamous leader says charge violates her religious freedom

Marsha Chatwin is guarded in what she'll say about her marriage to Winston Blackmore, one of the leaders of a small religious community in southeastern British Columbia known as Bountiful.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Religion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Arizona Republic

14 families in Warren Jeffs sect face evictions

Officials are moving forward with plans to evict families in 14 homes in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border as authorities attempt to crack down on families who have failed to pay occupancy fees for years.

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Related Topix: Religion, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Polygamy charges approved against leaders of religious sect in Bountiful, B.C.

Nearly three years after Canada's polygamy law was ruled to be constitutional, charges were laid Wednesday against four people from the B.C. polygamous community of Bountiful.

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Related Topix: Prison, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Texas, Wedding

KXLY-TV Spokane

Canadian church leaders charged with polygamy

The group lives in Bountiful, which is just across the Canadian border from Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Religion, Bonners Ferry, ID

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