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 Missionary Returns To Face Firebombing Charges
An LDS missionary serving in New York City has returned from his mission to face charges in connection with a 1998 firebombing that destroyed a Salt Lake home. Sione Havili, 20, a star running back at East High School in Salt Lake City had hoped to attend BYU after overcoming academic problems on his return this fall. However, he was implicated in the firebombing by an accomplice, who plead guilty to a reduced charge.

 Deseret News' Ms. Basketball Will Stay While Parents Serve LDS Mission
The Deseret News chose Lone Peak High School's Lana Sitterud as its 1999-2000 Ms. Basketball, the highest individual honor for a women's basketball player in Utah. But Sitterud faced a dilemna earlier this year when her father was called as mission president of the LDS Church's Venezuela Barcelona Mission. After initially considering going with her parents, Sitterud decided to live with an older sister next season after discovering that the high school in Barcelona, Venezuela she would attend didn't have a girl's basketball team.

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