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Look at Harlem Block Discovers LDS Church Among Changes
Six years after it first looked at a then-drug-infested block of 129th Street in Harlem, the New York Times has come back with a new three-part series on the block and how it has changed. The series, which started Monday and ends today, discovered residents bettering their lives and coping with work instead of welfare under recent laws. It also found developers entering Harlem and this block, renovating buildings and in the process pushing out long-time poor residents and bringing in more affluent White and Hispanic residents. And, it found a Church of Jesus Christ (LDS Church) on the block, trying to integrate its Harlem members with the mostly White and Hispanic members in the rest of the New York New York Stake.

Brisbane Temple Court Case Settled; Groundbreaking in March
The LDS Church and the Brisbane City Council reached a compromise Wednesday that settled the Church's lawsuit against the city and cleared the way for the Temple's groundbreaking ceremony in March. The lawsuit challenged restrictions the city had placed on the building, and the settlement removes some of those restrictions.

Straight Edgers Considered Security Risk for Olympics
A Salt Lake City gang called the Straight Edgers has been flagged as a concern for the 2002 Olympics. The gang's activities have not made the news for several months, perhaps due to prison sentences for some gang members. But one Salt Lake City Police officer says that the group is included in security preparations for next year's events.

BYU Travel Study tour honors missionary work in Mexico
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the reopening of missionary work in Mexico, Brigham Young University Travel Study will host a tour June 5-13 of significant areas of LDS history in Mexico.

Devotional: Elder C. Terry Warner
The principles of initiative and diligence were addressed by speaker C. Terry Warner at Tuesday's Ricks College devotional.

BYU-Hawaii Honors Alumni
As part of the Homecoming 2001 festivities, BYU-Hawaii honored distinguished alumni at a Valentine's Day banquet. Honorees included Charles Toguchi, former Superintendent of the Hawaii State Department of Education and Junior Ah You, a retired professional football player.

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