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LDS officials in Virginia have denied Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly’s appeal to be reinstated to the Utah-based faith after her June excommunication for “conduct contrary to the laws and order of the church.” The discipline came in response to …

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  • Kerry Wilks, right, one of four women represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in a lawsuit against Kansas' ban on gay marriage, speaks with reporters after a U.S. District Court hearing, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. Wilks and her female partner were denied a marriage license in Sedgwick Ccounty, Kan. (AP Photo/John Hanna) Kansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriage
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  • Courtesy  |  Utah Highway Patrol

A 17-year-old girl died Friday night after her Toyota rolled off Interstate 15 near Willard Bay, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly speaks about her excommunication from the LDS Church in Salt Lake City, Tuesday June 24, 2014. Kelly loses appeal, keeps fighting for Mormon membership
    LDS officials in Virginia have denied Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly’s appeal to be reinstated to the Utah-based faith after her June excommunication …
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SOMA will present emo/pop-funk band Real Friends with Neck Deep, Cruel Hand and Have Mercy, Oct. 31, 2014, at In The Venue in Salt Lake City. Visit 24tix.com for tickets. Courtesy of Real Friends Plans for the weekend: Rural Alberta Advantage in the city
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The Utah Grizzlies donned special skeleton jerseys for their game against Colorado on Halloween. After the game the uniform were auctioned off with proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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  • Firefighters extinguish the remaining flames of a military airplane that crashed in a field near Naval Station Ventura County near Port Hueneme, Calif., killing the pilot Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The plane crashed and disintegrated at around 5:15 p.m. (AP Photo/The Ventura County Star,  Karen Quincy Loberg) LOS ANGELES TIMES OUT, LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS OUT Pilot in fatal California jet crash identified as Utah resident
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