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  • GRASSROOTS POWER

    GRASSROOTS POWER

    October 1, 2004

    ‘So glad you’re here’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — “Minnesota ACORN is going to reach our goal of 38,000 new voters. We’ve been going to malls, neighborhoods, high schools. We’ve gone to naturalization ceremonies. As soon as...

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  • Paul Robert Emerson, 89

    Paul Robert Emerson, 89

    October 1, 2004

    Paul Robert Emerson died on June 8 in his hometown of Juneau, Alaska. He was 89. Emerson was born in 1914 in Boston, Mass., the youngest of three children. He left school in 11th grade to...

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  • Ray Simons, 90, South African Communist

    Ray Simons, 90, South African Communist

    October 1, 2004

    Legendary South African Communist and trade unionist Ray Simons died in Cape Town Sept. 13. She was 90. Simons was born Rachel Alexander in Latvia in 1913. When she came to South Africa at the age...

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  • TV news race to the bottom

    TV news race to the bottom

    October 1, 2004

    Review The documentary “Outfoxed” examines how media empires, led by media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News, have been running a “race to the bottom” in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News...

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  • Antiwar film finds distributor

    Antiwar film finds distributor

    October 1, 2004

    Review LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker David O. Russell has found a distributor for a new antiwar documentary that was supposed to be featured on a new DVD of his George Clooney film “Three Kings” before...

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