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  • Judge temporarily halts oil drilling in Alaskan reserve

    Judge temporarily halts oil drilling in Alaskan reserve

    September 15, 2006

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A judge on Sept. 7 temporarily halted lease sales of more than 1 million acres in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska that environmentalists say are essential feeding and breeding grounds for caribou and...

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  • Miami journalists take govt money

    Miami journalists take govt money

    September 15, 2006

    Using information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, the Miami Herald on Sept. 8 named 10 journalists as having received U.S. government money for work with Radio and TV Marti, the U.S. outlet for propaganda...

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  • MovieREVIEW: As American as getting high

    MovieREVIEW: As American as getting high

    September 15, 2006

    MovieREVIEWHalf Nelson Directed by Ryan Fleck Written by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck Rated R, 106 min., 2006 CHICAGO — What we are watching in Anna Boden’s and Ryan Fleck’s “Half Nelson” feels like a “full...

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  • Giving women composers their due

    Giving women composers their due

    September 15, 2006

    CDREVIEWWoman’s Work MSR Classics, www.msrcd.com $14.95 “Woman’s Work” is a collection of piano music by women composers performed by Dr. Charlotte Mueller in Kristiansand, Norway, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2005. Featured on this CD...

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  • A true working class educator

    A true working class educator

    September 15, 2006 By Norman Markowitz

    Earlier this year, I attended a tribute to my late friend Wells Keddie, at the Labor Education Center of Rutgers University. Wells died in April after a lifetime of struggle in the labor movement and as...

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