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For week ended November 21, 1999 Posted 24 Feb 2001
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General News Lawsuit may allow protest on LDS Church-owned plaza (Lawsuit on block appears complex)
The lawsuit filed by the ACLU monday against Salt Lake City over the sale of a one-block section of Main Street to the LDS Church has a wrinkle that may affect how the Church can use the area. Since the sale document contains a "severability clause," the Church could end up with the block, but not be able to enforce rules against demonstrators in the area, if the ACLU wins the lawsuit.
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Local News Calendar becomes new foe for Mormon temple's steeple
The LDS Church may be at a disadvantage in its on-going dispute with neighbors of the new Boston Massachusetts Temple because of timing concerns. The Church had hoped that the dispute over the Temple's steeple could be resolved in time for it to be completed before the building's dedication ceremonies, but court delays are making that increasingly unlikely.

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Sports BYU earns 1st Mountain West Conference Title -- In Volleyball (Cougars claim MWC volleyball title)
PROVO, UTAH --The 10th ranked BYU Cougars' women's volleyball team added the new Mountain West Conference's championship banner to their record by beating No. 11 Colorado State in four games. The Cougars improved to 24-3 overall and 13-1 in conference play. Coach Elaine Michaelis won her 16th championship in the four different conferences that the Cougars have played in.

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People 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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Arts & Entertainment LDS rock star treated like a saint (So long, Bannatyne)
30 years ago, four young men from Winnipeg were on top of the world. For the first three weeks of May 1970, The Rock Band, The Guess Who had a single titled žAmerican WomanÓ that was the No. 1-selling single in the world. Among the group, church member Randy Bachman was lead guitarist.

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Business LDS Inventor's secretive venture could change the way networks work (Hoping Clients Make the Switch)
An LDS inventor and millionaire's latest venture could change the way computer networks operate and in the process earn billions in a nascent market. David Huber's new venture, Corvis Corporation, expects to eventually employ 1,500 people.

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