Sept. 23

                
  • FROM THE PWW ARCHIVES, Sept. 5, 1998, European resistance to gene modification grows

    FROM THE PWW ARCHIVES, Sept. 5, 1998, European resistance to gene modification grows

    September 24, 2006

    The broadest political movement to be seen in Europe in recent decades has been taking shape in opposition to the development and production of genetically-modified food crops. Resistance is directed chiefly at the operations of the...

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  • Calif. spinach growers were warned

    Calif. spinach growers were warned

    September 23, 2006

    Just 10 months before fresh spinach was implicated in a nationwide wave of E. coli infections, state and federal officials warned growers and packers in the Salinas Valley area to improve product safety, the San Francisco...

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  • S. Korean leader gets cold reception from Bush

    S. Korean leader gets cold reception from Bush

    September 23, 2006

    The Sept. 14 meeting between U.S. President George W. Bush and South Korean leader Roh Moo-hyun highlighted a growing divergence between the two allies over attitudes and strategies towards the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK,...

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  • Living wage fight not over

    Living wage fight not over

    September 23, 2006

    CHICAGO — Although the City Council failed to overturn Mayor Richard Daley’s veto of the Big Box Living Wage Ordinance, supporters of the measure say the battle will continue. The council had passed the ordinance by...

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  • Dixie Chicks: Rock n roll antiwar moms

    Dixie Chicks: Rock n roll antiwar moms

    September 23, 2006

    I’m not a big fan of country music. Like most lifelong city dwellers, I found little in country music that resonated with me or was the least bit relevant to my “big city life.” The Dixie...

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