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  • Pride march celebrates court ruling

    Pride march celebrates court ruling

    July 4, 2003

    NEW YORK – The 250,000 people crowded along Fifth Avenue June 29 to take part in and watch the 34th annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride March were celebrating something more specific than the ongoing...

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  • Seek national health solutions

    Seek national health solutions

    July 1, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    At its February meeting the AFL-CIO Executive Council responded to the deepening health care crisis by adopting a statement aimed at making health care a priority in the 2004 elections. “We need to turn the 2004...

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  • Lee calls for new national priorities

    Lee calls for new national priorities

    July 1, 2003

    CHICAGO – Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), the only representative to vote against Pres. Bush’s unlimited war authorization, spoke at the United Church of Hyde Park, June 23. Lee is the author of a bill that would...

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  • Undocumented students win tuition victory

    Undocumented students win tuition victory

    July 1, 2003

    Thousands of immigrant students in Illinois will be able to attend college thanks to new legislation that grants them in-state tuition rates. The bill was passed this month by the Illinois General Assembly and then signed...

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  • Protest greets Bush at fat cat banquet

    Protest greets Bush at fat cat banquet

    July 1, 2003

    NEW YORK – Thousands of activists, stretching from 52nd to 48th streets in mid-Manhattan, protested outside of George Bush’s $2,000-a-plate campaign fundraiser at the Sheraton Hotel here, June 23. The protesters drew attention to the Bush...

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