Tuesday, July 22 2014

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Latter-day Saints Articles for Tuesday, July 22 2014
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New study: Mormon pioneers were safer on trek than previously thought, especially infants

The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin handcart companies. The infant mortality rate was lower than the national average.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Santino Fontana Headline Pioneer Day Concerts

Excited, honored and terrified is how actor and singer Santino Fontana described his feelings about the opportunity to headline a summer performance titled "A Summer Celebration of Song" with the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.