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December 19, 2018

Past News

Tennessee US Sen. Lamar Alexander will not seek re-election in 2020 (Monday 17 December, 2018)

After roughly a quarter century in elected office, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will retire.

Light the World with Christmas spirit (Monday 17 December, 2018)

Teaching his children the true meaning of Christmas has always been important to missionary David Moss.

Scott D. Pierce: Tabernacle Choir guest Sutton Foster was surprised to learn she could get paid to sing (Monday 17 December, 2018)

The guest artist at this year’s “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir” TV special was surprised to learn that she could make a living as a singer.

BYU Store nativity exhibit brings Christmas spirit from around the world (Monday 17 December, 2018)

The BYU Store is hosting one of the largest crèche, or nativity, exhibits in the state of Utah through Dec. 30 to share the spirit of Christ this Christmas season.

American, cheddar and other cheese piling up in the U.S. as trade slows and tastes change (Monday 17 December, 2018)

America’s cheese hoard continues to balloon to unprecedented levels, as producers fear the mountain could grow further and put even more dairy farmers out of business.

U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Tumbles to Weakest in Three Years (Monday 17 December, 2018)

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders fell in December to the lowest level since 2015, missing all forecasts and signaling that the industry’s struggles are intensifying amid elevated prices and higher borrowing costs.

Christmas shipping deadlines: The last day to send gifts with FedEx, UPS and USPS (Monday 17 December, 2018)

Time is running out to ship your gifts and order them for guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve.

Donny Osmond’s ‘Whole Family’ Will Be Together For Christmas After His Son Returns Home From A 2-Year Mission Trip (Monday 17 December, 2018)

All Donny Osmond wants this Christmas is for his family to be together… and it looks like Santa made his holiday wish come true! The former child star took to Instagram on Sunday, Dec. 16 to post a picture of his family at the airport. “It’s going to be a great #Christmas this year!” Donny captioned the sweet snapshot. “My whole family will be together.”

On his 56th wedding anniversary, Elder Uchtdorf speaks on the quest to be a ‘gatherer of light’ (Monday 17 December, 2018)

Six decades — almost to the day — after of the dedication of the Hawaii Church College by President David O. McKay on Dec. 17, 1958, and more than 55 years after the Polynesian Cultural Center opened in October 1963, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf addressed BYU-Hawaii graduates during commencement exercises on Dec. 14.

Oil prices fall, dipping below $50, on oversupply concerns (Monday 17 December, 2018)

Oil prices fell on Monday on signs of oversupply in the United States and as investor sentiment remained under pressure from concern over the prospects for global economic growth and fuel demand.