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Joe Mallozzi Knows Basically Everything about Stargate

Joe Mallozzi is one of the main reasons Stargate’s fan base is so passionate years after the last episode aired. He’s also a key player in trying to reignite a fourth Stargate (although he may have to do without the services of SGU creative consultant John Scalzi).

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What’s in the Council of Fifty Minutes?

Joseph Smith organized a small group called the Council of Fifty (there were about 50 members) shortly before he died. The council discussed issues relevant to forming a “kingdom of God” in preparation for the return of Jesus Christ. The Joseph Smith Papers recently published the Council of Fifty minutes for the first time.

To make the information more accessible to general readers, BYU Religious Studies Center published a compilation of short essays in a new book, The Council of Fifty: What the Records Reveal about Mormon History. Co-editors Matthew J. Grow and R. Eric Smith discuss the publication and what the minutes teach us about Joseph Smith and the Council of Fifty.

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Chelsea Townsend joins list of Utahns on ‘Survivor’ as next season debuts Wednesday

SALT LAKE CITY — On Feb. 28, CBS will debut “Survivor: Ghost Island” and again give viewers a chance to vicariously experience adventure, intrigue and betrayal.

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Need something heartwarming? Hallmark’s ‘When Calls the Heart’ is here for you

SALT LAKE CITY — On Feb. 18, Hallmark Channel will give viewers a late Valentine’s Day gift in the form of the season five premiere of “When Calls the Heart” — a rare television show that answers many viewers’ yearning for family values in entertainment.

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10 questions with Alfonso Moreno

In Feb. 2018, I had the opportunity to interview Alfonso Moreno for “10 questions.” Moreno has a long career in the entertainment industry that includes work on NCIS, The Practice, The Guardian – and many others. He is currently the showrunner for Hallmark Channel’s family-friendly hit, When Calls the Heart.

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Lori Loughlin Looks Back on When Calls the Heart

Lori Loughlin played the role of Abigail Stanton on When Calls the Heart. She initially planned to help out with the TV movie, but ended up becoming a series regular before her departure. Many fans wonder if Loughlin could return (producer Brian Bird hints that it’s possible). In this interview, she looks back on her time as a central When Calls the Heart cast member.

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10 questions with Dawn Meehan

In February 2018, I had the privilege to interview Dawn Meehan for “10 questions.” She is a mother of six, a former professor of English at BYU,  and of course – a contestant on two seasons of Survivor.

Dawn Meehan, Photo by Monty Brinton, CBS, 2012