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  • Sept. 11  two years later

    Sept. 11 two years later

    September 19, 2003

    News Analysis The second anniversary of Sept. 11 was marked in New York City with painful and conflicting images and messages. The common thread was a sense of uncertainty about the future both in human terms...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    September 19, 2003

    MONROE, Mich.: Marching for jobs and clean air As President Bush addressed a captive audience at Detroit Edison’s coal-fired electrical generation plant Sept. 15, hundreds of environmentalists rallied outside the complex protesting the administration’s “Clear Skies”...

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  • Texas redistricting plan threatens equality

    Texas redistricting plan threatens equality

    September 19, 2003

    AUSTIN, Texas – The return to Texas from Albuquerque, N.M., by Texas state Senator John Whitmire (D-Houston) broke the back of his fellow Democratic state senators’ fight to stop the Karl Rove, George W. Bush, Tom...

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  • Verizon unions claim victory on security

    Verizon unions claim victory on security

    September 19, 2003

    The five-year agreements signed Sept. 5 between Verizon Communications and its workers’ two unions, the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was hailed by both unions as a victory...

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  • Working families victorious in Senate

    Working families victorious in Senate

    September 19, 2003

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The “public be damned” attitude of the Bush administration was dealt a set back Sept. 10, when the Senate voted 54-45 to maintain the current overtime pay laws covering eight million U.S. workers....

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