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For week ended November 14, 1999 Posted 24 Feb 2001
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General News Judge to issue another order in LDS Church copyright case
U.S. District Court Judge Tena Campbell said that while the evidence appears to support the LDS Church's claim that critics Jerald and Sandra Tanner are violating the copyright on the LDS Church's Church Handbook of Instructions, she will wait to issue a preliminary injunction until the Tanners have a chance to present evidence. The judge says that the website links to other sites that contain the Church's material are also a violation. "My look at this case now is that they are contributory infringing," said the Judge.
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Local News Perth Australia Temple ground breaking
It is now fairly widely known that the ground breaking for the Perth Temple will take place on the 20th November, and will be attended by invited guests only.

Sports BYU Gets Trounced By Wyoming
BYU remains just one win away from clinching the first Mountain West Conference title in football, after loosing 31-17 to Wyoming in what can only be called a disaster. BYU's team simply was unable to hang on to the ball at key points in the game. The Cougars lost one of four fumbles at the Wyoming 1-yard line, threw an interception at the 8-yard line and failed to connect on a touchdown pass in the endzone.

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People LDS Computer scientist blows the whistle, costs Toshiba $2.1 billion (Whistle-Blower In Toshiba Case Stands to Gain)
Twelve years ago, Phillip Adams, LDS head of a high-level scientific SWAT team at IBM, began an investigation that discovered a bug in computer chips that randomly deleted or altered data being transferred to floppy-disk drives without the users' knowledge. Today, Mr. Adams is on a crusade to track the same chip problem in other manufacturers' computers.

Arts & Entertainment 'Promise' Author, Publisher Shocked at Suit
LDS author Dean Hughes, and his publisher, Church-owned Deseret Book, were shocked on Tuesday when decorated POW Gene Jacobsen filed suit against them over Hughes' "Children of the Promise" series of books. Jacobsen is portrayed in the books, which profile an LDS family as it copes with World War II.

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Marriott Corp passes on Stadium name (Reege is so right, but 'final' is wrong)
In his weekly USA Today column, Larry King notes that the Marriott Corp., run by LDS Church member Bill Marriott Jr. and founded by his father, passed on the opportunity to have the name for Jack Kent Cooke stadium, home to the NFL's Washington Redskins football team. Before he passed away, Cooke, who owned the Redskins and built the stadium, offered Marriott the right to hame the building for $2 million a year for 30 years.

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