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  • Rally urges action on jobs, education

    Rally urges action on jobs, education

    December 5, 2003

    CHICAGO – Stephen Parker, 19, was shot and killed by an unknown assailant while walking through his Uptown neighborhood Nov. 20. A student at Prologue Alternative School and aspiring rapper, Parker had organized students to protest...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    December 5, 2003

    CINCINNATI: Police beat Black man to death Nathaniel Jones, 41, father of two, died Nov. 30 after six Cincinnati police officers repeatedly pummeled him with metal batons. Jones was unarmed. Jones was the 15th Black man...

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  • Pittsburghs broke, but Bush gets cash

    Pittsburghs broke, but Bush gets cash

    December 5, 2003

    PITTSBURGH – Steelworkers, active, unemployed and retired, from throughout the decimated industrial valleys marched onto the blustery street in front of the Westin William Penn Hotel to join the Sierra Club, civil rights leaders, students, clergy,...

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  • White House blasted for war on voting rights

    White House blasted for war on voting rights

    December 5, 2003

    WASHINGTON – The Bush administration is waging war on democracy. That was the message from speakers at a Nov. 22-23 conference on voting rights here. To protect ballot rights and other democratic freedoms, many participants said,...

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  • Bush plays politics with Iraq crisis

    Bush plays politics with Iraq crisis

    December 5, 2003 By Susan Webb

    President Bush’s stage-managed Thanksgiving Day trip to a U.S. military hangar in Baghdad dramatized the extent to which the administration is now handling Iraq as an element in Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign.

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