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  • Register voters in 2003: get started now for 2004

    Register voters in 2003: get started now for 2004

    July 11, 2003

    Opinion It’s tough to pay attention to politics while beaches beckon and the beauty of our national and state forests and parks offers relaxation, recreation and adventure. With baseball, softball, family reunions, concerts and cookouts, it’s...

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  • Liberia in the Bush administrations crosshairs

    Liberia in the Bush administrations crosshairs

    July 11, 2003

    This week, U.S. President George Bush embarked on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. His five-day itinerary included Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda and Nigeria. Ironically, media attention has largely focused on another African country this...

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  • Stop privatization of public hospitals

    Stop privatization of public hospitals

    July 11, 2003

    “The County is getting out of the business of providing health care services to people who can’t pay,” said a hospital administrator at Kino Community Hospital in Tucson, Ariz., according to employees there. On June 17,...

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  • Pennsylvanians rally for education justice

    Pennsylvanians rally for education justice

    July 11, 2003

    HARRISBURG, Penn. – Several thousand people from throughout Pennsylvania rallied on the Capitol steps for “education justice” for all students in the state on June 26. Speakers called for adequate, equitable funding for all students. The...

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  • Protests hit genetic engineering

    Protests hit genetic engineering

    July 11, 2003

    When over 2,500 protesters rallied and marched against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ministerial Conference in Sacramento on June 23, the streets were filled with hundreds of police officers decked out in Darth Vader-like riot...

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