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September 24, 2018

First Line News Articles for Monday, September 24 2018

LDS News

Latter-day Saints officials announce details behind Boy Scout replacement program

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released details behind a new program for youth on Friday.

Tribal members settle abuse cases against LDS Church

Four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints foster program decades ago filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements, a lawyer said.

Men’s soccer reaches 22-game winning streak with victories over Utah, Weber State

The BYU men’s soccer team is riding on a 22-game winning streak as they prepare for games against in-state rivals Utah State and Utah Valley on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22, respectively.

UVU’s first female president shows ‘dreams are free’

Astrid S. Tuminez coined a phrase while speaking to maids in Singapore: “Dreams are free.” She said there are thousands of women, many of them from her native country of the Philippines, who have left their homes and their children to work as maids. Some of them have very difficult lives working around the clock, not being paid well and not being treated well.

‘World of Dance’ creates evening of ‘awe’

“World of Dance” — a collection of nationally and internationally recognized student dance ensembles from BYU — lit up the de Jong on Sept. 20–22. The annual event included performances by Ballroom Dance Company, Contemporary Dance Theatre, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Living Legends and Theatre Ballet.