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For week ended November 21, 1999 Posted 24 Feb 2001
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LDS high school student's sudden death shocks ward, community (Football Player's Death at Practice Stuns Community)

16-year-old LDS Church member Steven "Scotty" Lang collapsed and died on Monday after running wind sprints to warm-up before football practice at his high school, shocking his high school, community and his LDS ward. Lang had completed six 20-yard wind sprints when he went down on one knee and then collapsed, stunning his coaches and teammates who watched helplessly as he died. In spite of CPR efforts made by coaches, trainers and paramedics, Lang was pronounced dead on arrival at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center at 3:45 p.m. Monday. The cause of his death is under investigation.
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LDS Architect of Idaho Falls Temple dies (Arrington dies at 88 - Builder leaves his mark on area)

When Woodrow Emerson Arrington arrived in Idaho Falls in 1940 to help build the LDS Temple, he ended-up starting a life-long career and becoming an important part of the Idaho Falls community. Arrington died Sunday from cancer at age 88.

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Farm tragedy rocks LDS family in Beaumont

Last Saturday, 14-year-old Melanie Edna Morais, her older sister Cindy, 18 and Cindy's fiancee Lawrence Sidney Keen, 24, were all riding on a tractor on Keen's farm when the tractor rolled over on a manure pile and crushed the threesome, killing Keen and Melanie outright, and seriously injuring Cindy. The area is located about 290 km northeast of Edmonton.

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LDS teens die in tragic accident (Teens in crash to be mourned together)

In a tragic one-car accident, two LDS teens returning from an informal father and son campout were killed Saturday. John L. Valentine, 17, and Evan K. Landrum, 13, members of the Lake Shawnee Ward, Topeka Kansas Stake, were traveling at high speed when a car in front of them slowed to make a turn.

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Printer discovers thrill in church work

Bro. Chuck Harvey, the first bishop in Cedar Rapids talks a lot about the hot rods he has built in his younger days. Though he has an incomplete 55 Chevy project car sitting in is garage for the last 20 years, nothing about this soft-spoken senior citizen suggests he's the type to pop the clutch and lay rubber anymore.

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LDS Church members' Run-In With Deputies Capped a Sad Week

On Oct. 16, Glenn Lutz allegedly resisted arrest during an otherwise routine traffic stop. Three deputies eventually subdued and hogtied him, but Lutz stopped breathing and slipped into a coma. He died a month later. When asked why he would resist, Laurie Lutz allegedly told investigators that her husband hated cops and "he probably wanted you to shoot him."

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