Sept 11

                
  • Texas official rebuffed in child custody bid

    Texas official rebuffed in child custody bid

    September 10, 2004

    HOUSTON — Texas state Rep. Talmadge Heflin (R-Houston) is a right-wing legislator and chairman of the Texas House Appropriations Committee. He is notorious in Texas for arguing that a sales tax on groceries was “not an...

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  • Compassionate GOP-ers beat protesters

    Compassionate GOP-ers beat protesters

    September 10, 2004

    MILWAUKEE — Speaking from New York after being released from police custody, AIDS activist Mark Milano told the World that he and fellow protesters at a Republican National Convention event on Sept. 1 were nonviolent, but...

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  • Actors Equity approves four-year contract

    Actors Equity approves four-year contract

    September 10, 2004

    NEW YORK (AP) — Members of Actors’ Equity have overwhelmingly approved a new four-year contract that covers Broadway shows as well as touring productions. The contract, approved Aug. 31, increases minimum salaries on Broadway by 2...

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  • Courageous resisters

    Courageous resisters

    September 10, 2004

    NEW YORK — The Artists Network of Refuse and Resist honored 15 “unconventional heroes” here Aug. 26, on the eve of the Republican National Convention. Actress Blair Brown emceed the program, which took place at New...

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  • Exhibition of photos by Iraqi civilians

    Exhibition of photos by Iraqi civilians

    September 10, 2004

    NEW YORK — As part of New York City’s Imagine Festival of Arts, Issues and Ideas, New York University’s Department of Photography and Imaging is sponsoring an exhibition of 30 color prints taken by Iraqi civilians...

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