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We post a lot of news on our blogs, as evidenced by the preponderance of political and religious items on our list this year. But we also have fun with reality television and baffling BYU wardrobe chastisements. Here, our top 11 blog entries from Salt Lake Tribune bloggers in 2012:
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When Brittany Molina was handed a note on BYU’s Provo campus last Valentine’s Day, she was bemused to discover it was an admonishment of her choice of clothing. So much so, she shared the note, and a photo of her modest attire, on Twitter, sparking an outpouring of support and near-manhunt for the note-giver.
A group of Mormon feminists declared December 16 as "Wear Pants to Church Day" and called for others to join in, attracting a level of local media attention and public reaction they likely never anticipated.
After a surge in doomsday preparation this fall, an LDS apostle reminded church members that their prepartion program is about storing food and water, not arms and ammunition.
After the presidential election, Mitt Romney blamed his loss on gifts Obama gave minorities and young voters, prompting Republican party leaders to somewhat dramatically and publicly break ties.
A small change in a form LDS church members use to pay tithing and other donations got a lot of attention because of this blog item. The new forms allow Mormons to check a box to designate more specifically where their money should go, though the church makes no guarantees it will actually be used that way.
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