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  • Good news, bad news on Patriot Act

    Good news, bad news on Patriot Act

    August 19, 2005

    News Analysis By the end of this year, 16 items in the USA Patriot Act were due to expire, or “sunset,” and for more than a year civil liberties activists and administration supporters have been squaring...

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  • DeLay hit for anti-immigrant remarks

    DeLay hit for anti-immigrant remarks

    August 19, 2005

    HOUSTON — House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) told a group of his constituents this month that he thinks laws allowing “illegal immigrants” to be treated in area hospitals and laws permitting their children to attend...

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  • Discomforting jab at suburban alienation

    Discomforting jab at suburban alienation

    August 19, 2005

    The Chumscrubber Directed by Arie Posin, written by Zac Stanford, with Jamie Bell, Glenn Close, Ralph Fiennes and others. Music by James Horner. According to The Associated Press, the Louisiana penal system is reluctantly releasing one...

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  • Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer: 1927-2005

    Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer: 1927-2005

    August 19, 2005

    Ibrahim Ferrer, the mild-mannered singer of the Buena Vista Social Club group that brought him world fame late in life, died Aug. 6 in Havana, Cuba. He was 78. He had been a star in Cuba...

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  • Salvadoran Day celebrated in L.A.

    Salvadoran Day celebrated in L.A.

    August 19, 2005

    LOS ANGELES — Tens of thousands of Salvadoran immigrants and their children, friends and neighbors joined in the seventh annual “Salvadoran Day in Los Angeles” celebration Aug. 6-7 at Exposition Park here. The sixth of August...

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