Archive for April, 2004

4 CA counties get a paper trail

April 30, 2004

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Marines leave Falluja

April 30, 2004

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White supremacists lead charge to un-name MLK

April 30, 2004

Racists in Zephyrhills are leading a drive to un-name a street for MLK. Of course, their argument goes something like ‘Gee, it will cost me money to change my business cards…,’ but their motives are undeniably racist. ZEPHYRHILLS – Renaming a street to honor Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to unite Zephyrhills’ black and [...]

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Gnikcuf FCC prudes

April 29, 2004

Current.org: “So, can we say ‘suck’?” That’s what Fresh Air co-executive producer Danny Miller asked attorney Steve Schaffer. Miller was calling because emerging star Nellie McKay uses the word in a song excerpted in the program’s review of her album Get Away From Me. No, said Schaffer. No “suck.” Though McKay was insulting somebody and [...]

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Residents react to Porter charges

April 29, 2004

SPT: On Wednesday, in the neighborhood where the two boys lived and died, anger filled the space once reserved for sadness. By midmorning, news of Jennifer Porter’s arrest in the hit-and-run accident that killed 13-year-old Bryant Wilkins and his 3-year-old brother, Durontae Caldwell, began seeping into homes near N 22nd Street and E 143rd Ave. [...]

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Hit and run killer charged with lesser crime

April 28, 2004

No surprise here. Her attorney signaled last week that this would be the charge. Still, it’s galling to see this white killer of black children treated with kid gloves. See, if you have a fancy lawyer, you can turn yourself in, avoid handcuffs, and bond out of jail before you even see a cell. This [...]

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Billionaires and Bush: bound by bucks

April 28, 2004

pResident Bush

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115 US Soldiers Dead in April

April 27, 2004
115 US Soldiers Dead in April

TBO.com A U.S. soldier was killed Tuesday by insurgents in Baghdad, bringing the American combat death toll for April to 115 – the same number of U.S. combatants killed in the two-month invasion of Iraq a year ago. Tuesday’s death occurred when Shiite gunmen attacked a patrol near the Baghdad Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City, [...]

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Get Up with MorningWood

April 27, 2004

Get Up with MorningWood, on Community Radio WMNF 88.5 fm, Tampa, and streaming at wmnf.org. 4 to 6 am every Tuesday! Studio line: 813-239-WOOD. Today on MorningWood Thanks to everyone who called in during MorningWood last week. I made my goal. The station made its goal. All is well, thanks to you. Long sets of [...]

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Brown takes beating

April 26, 2004

Herbert reminds us that abortion is not the only hard-won right that is under attack by those who hate freedom and personal liberties: “We conclude, unanimously,” said Chief Justice Earl Warren, reading from the court’s decision in the case of Oliver Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, “that in the field of [...]

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