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New dinosaur species with giant nose discovered in Utah

New dinosaur species with giant nose discovered in Utah

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 19 (UPI) --There's a new famous nose on the block -- and it belongs a newly discovered but long extinct species of dinosaur named Rhinorex condrupus.
Brooks Hays
BYU electric car breaks another land speed record

BYU electric car breaks another land speed record

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 19 (UPI) --An ultralight electric car, an E1 streamliner called Electric Blue, just set a new land speed record for vehicles in its class, averaging 204.9 mph.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Sandstone pillars and arches formed by stress, not just erosion

Sandstone pillars and arches formed by stress, not just erosion

BRYCE CANYON, Utah, July 21 (UPI) --Scientists say the internal stresses of sandstone, not erosion, are responsible for the arch and pillar formations that populate places like Bryce Canyon.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 6, 2014.
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Last week in college basketball

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COL BKB: Brigham Young 73, Gonzaga 65

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Anson Winder piled up 17 points Thursday and Brigham Young used a tough defense to take down No. 22 Gonzaga 73-65.

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for basketball teams ranked in the USA Today coaches' Top 25:

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Brigham Young guard Jimmer Fredette looks for a shot against Wofford Jamar diggs in the secocnd half during the NCAA second round Southeast regional at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 17, 2011. UPI/Gary C. Caskey
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Brigham Young (pronounced /ˈbrɪɡəm/; June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 until his death in 1877. He was also the founder of Salt Lake City and the first governor of Utah Territory, United States. Brigham Young University was named in his honor.

Young had a variety of nicknames, among the most popular being "American Moses," (alternatively the "Modern Moses" or the "Mormon Moses") because, like the biblical figure, Young led his followers, the Mormon pioneers, in an exodus through a desert, to what they saw as a promised land. Young was dubbed by his followers the "Lion of the Lord" for his bold personality, and was also commonly called "Brother Brigham" by Latter-day Saints. Young was a polygamist and was involved in controversies regarding black people and the Priesthood, the Utah War, and the Mountain Meadows massacre.

Young was born to a farming family in Whitingham, Vermont and worked as a travelling carpenter and blacksmith, among other trades. Young first married in 1824 to Miriam Angeline Works. Though he had converted to the Methodist faith in 1823, Young was drawn to Mormonism after reading the Book of Mormon shortly after its publication in 1830. He officially joined the new church in 1832 and traveled to Upper Canada as a missionary. After his first wife died in 1832, Young joined many Mormons in establishing a community in Kirtland, Ohio. Young was ordained a member of the original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1835, and he assumed a leadership role within that organization in taking Mormonism to the United Kingdom and organizing the exodus of Latter Day Saints from Missouri in 1838.

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