Jul 19

                
  • Chicago mulls resolution against Patriot Act

    Chicago mulls resolution against Patriot Act

    July 18, 2003

    CHICAGO – On July 9 a multiracial coalition of aldermen submitted a strongly worded resolution to the Chicago City Council calling for repeal of the USA Patriot Act. The act was approved by Congress with no...

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  • Lawmakers tell Cintas: Respect workers

    Lawmakers tell Cintas: Respect workers

    July 18, 2003

    WASHINGTON – Cintas workers held up a banner that read, “Uniform Justice,” at a July 9 Capitol Hill news conference as lawmakers flayed the $2 billion uniform laundry firm for harassment of their workers to keep...

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  • Four new CDs are great world music

    Four new CDs are great world music

    July 18, 2003

    Music reviews Remi Bolduc/Kenny Werner, Tchat Sax player Remi Bolduc and pianist Kenny Werner are a formidable duo, as evidenced by their latest release. They effortlessly navigate the musical intricacies of jazz creating lush, symmetrical and...

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  • A sons story of survival

    A sons story of survival

    July 18, 2003

    An Execution in the Family, by Robert Meeropol, St. Martin’s Press, 288 pp., $25.95 If you’re a regular reader of this newspaper you may think you know Robert Meeropol’s story. Think again. Meeropol, the younger son...

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  • False claims: patient rights under attack

    False claims: patient rights under attack

    July 18, 2003

    Opinions In 1989, Michael Hatch, then Commerce Commissioner of Minnesota, released an investigation of two medical malpractice insurance companies finding that each had increased doctors’ malpractice premiums some 300 percent. Yet the number of claims against...

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