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  • China moves to reduce rural poverty

    China moves to reduce rural poverty

    October 22, 2004

    At the first-ever China Poverty Eradication Award ceremony on Oct. 17 — the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty — China announced with great pride that the poor population in the country’s rural areas had...

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  • Soldiers refuse suicide mission in Iraq

    Soldiers refuse suicide mission in Iraq

    October 22, 2004

    Nineteen members of the 343rd Quartermaster Company were arrested last week for refusing a direct order to go on what they characterized as a “suicide mission” or “death sentence” in Iraq. The soldiers are members of...

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  • Arizona: students protest campus racism

    Arizona: students protest campus racism

    October 22, 2004

    PHOENIX — Students at Glendale Community College (GCC) marched against continuing racism in the Maricopa County community college system Oct. 12. The demonstration, which attracted about 150 people, was in reaction to the GCC administration ignoring...

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  • Elderly vent anger over flu shot crisis

    Elderly vent anger over flu shot crisis

    October 22, 2004 By Mike Giocondo

    CHICAGO — “I can’t believe that seniors citizens have got to go through this mess,” Anna said to me as we stood in line for a flu shot early Monday morning out side the Atlas Center...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    October 15, 2004

    Writer needs help I’m a writer conducting research on the 1951 execution of Willie McGee in Laurel, Mississippi. I’m eager to hear from anyone who was involved in the case, has memories of it, or knows...

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