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Rusts will receive Southeast's Friend of the University award (04/22/04)
Cape Girardeau newspaper owner Gary Rust and his wife, Wendy, will receive the 2004 Friend of the University award from the Southeast Missouri University Foundation at an annual dinner Friday. The award recognizes those who support and are closely associated with the mission, plans and programs of Southeast Missouri State University, school officials said...
Magic's mom visiting Cape to support Boys and Girls (04/22/04)
Former NBA All-Star Magic Johnson's mom, Christine Johnson, will speak on achieving success through education and determination Friday at the Drury Lodge. Johnson is a motivational speaker, mentor at a high school in her hometown of Lansing, Mich., and a prison ministry volunteer...
Jackson officials continue making improvements to water system (04/22/04)
On the day Jackson city officials cut the ribbon on the $800,000 water well No. 7, the city announced the next major water project. The Jackson Board of Aldermen will likely approve a $400,000 contract for two high service pumps at its May 10 meeting. The pump station will replace out-of-date pumps at water treatment plant No. 1, which was constructed in 1924 and located at the city's water plant facility on Florence Street...
Scenic history of small towns (04/22/04)
A forecast of rain for Saturday might dampen others' plans, but it's not going to disturb Dr. Frank Nickell's annual attempt to show off some of the region's less obvious historical and natural gems during the 14th annual Mississippi River Valley Scenic Drive...
Community digest 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Heritage Association seeking donations Trinkets, bric-a-brac, doilies, old cookbooks and items that no longer have a place in your home can be donated to the Jackson Heritage Association for use in the upcoming May 29 Memorial Day Weekend "100 Mile Yard Sale." Please do not donate clothing. ...
Meals With Friends welcomes all (04/22/04)
The Salvation Army, 701 Good Hope St., Cape Girardeau, will be serving Meals With Friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through April 30. Monday's menu includes barbecue pork, tater tots, coleslaw, bread and butter, cake or pie; Tuesday's menu includes chili or vegetable soup, corn, jello with fruit, bread and butter, cake or pie; Wednesday's menu includes tuna and rice casserole, peas, pears, bread and butter, cake or pie; Thursday's menu includes macaroni and cheese with ham, green beans, applesauce, bread and butter, cake or pie; Friday's menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, rolls and butter, cake or pie.. ...
Community cuisine 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Pocahontas church serving up kettle beef St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas will hold its annual kettle cooked beef supper beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. Chicken and dumpling dinner planned in Delta DELTA, Mo. -- The Delta Church of God of Prophecy will host an all-you-can-eat chicken and dumpling dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the community center. Carry outs are welcome...
Vienna, Ill., man clings to life after gun attack (04/22/04)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Gary Weston was excited to be going to the troubled nation of Kosovo and help as a United Nations peacekeeper. His family bears that in mind now as they pray for a miracle to deliver him from a hospital bed in Kosovo. There, with his wife, Nina, at his bedside, family members said Wednesday he remains in extremely critical condition after taking two gunshots to the head...
Domestic abuse call leads to discovery of marijuana (04/22/04)
Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's investigators are looking for two people in connection with 10 pounds of marijuana the investigators confiscated at 4172 County Road 553 west of Neely's Landing. Warrants were issued late Wednesday afternoon for William E. Corley, 33, and Terri Ann Adele, 35, both of that address...
Blunt pitches economic plan to area small business (04/22/04)
The boardroom of the JCS/Tel-link building in Cape Girardeau was host to a different kind of meeting on Wednesday. Instead of being at the head of the table, JCS president Kathy Swan was among the dozen area business people who had come to hear and discuss a business proposal from Missouri Secretary of State and presumptive 2004 Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Blunt...
Cleanup hauls away more than 854 tons of trash (04/22/04)
Cape Girardeau public works crews hauled off more than 854 tons of trash last week in what may be the last spring cleanup. The city council has decided to eliminate the cleanup effort starting next year. The move will save the city an estimated $52,000. ...
Boy, 2, dies in house fire (04/22/04)
Southeast Missourian MOUND CITY, Ill. -- A 2-year-old boy died in a house fire early Saturday morning in Mound City. According to Larry Fally, an investigator with the Illinois State Fire Marshal's office, the fire broke out around 4:30 a.m. in the kitchen...
Regent president - Decision on mascot not made yet (04/22/04)
Southeast Missouri State University needs to make sure that the views of those wanting to keep the traditional Indian nickname are heard, the head of the board of regents said Wednesday. A recommendation could be presented to the board of regents on June 25, Dr. Ken Dobbins, university president, said...
Eight bodies pulled from rubble of tavern (04/22/04)
UTICA, Ill. -- Searchers with shovels and buckets pulled eight bodies Wednesday from the rubble of a tavern where residents had gathered to seek shelter from a twister that flattened the century-old building. Mayor Fred Esmond said several people from a nearby trailer park had congregated in the basement of the Milestone Tap. Nine people were removed alive from the ruins of the country-western-themed watering hole...
DNA search yields other possible cases (04/22/04)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Investigators have identified two additional serial killing suspects as part of the same probe that led authorities to charge a Kansas City man with killing 12 women, the head of the city's crime lab said Wednesday. Lab director Gary Howell declined to elaborate about the suspects or the victims, including how many people investigators believe the suspects may have killed. ...
Security review ordered after Chief Illiniwek protest (04/22/04)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The chairman of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees has ordered a review of policies on responding to student protests less than a week after a 32-hour sit-in by students opposed to the Chief Illiniwek mascot and Indian-head symbol...
Democrats shut down Missouri Senate (04/22/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Catching Republicans out of the chamber, Democrats closed the Senate for business on Wednesday to temporarily delay final action on controversial legislation that would overhaul Missouri's civil justice system. However, Senate President Pro Tem Peter Kinder, R-Cape Girardeau, said the tactic will result in consequences for minority Democrats...
Teen sentenced for school fire (04/22/04)
EMINENCE, Mo. -- A southwest Missouri teenager has been sentenced to seven years in prison in a burglary and fire that damaged Eminence High School. Justin E. Pritchett, 18, received the prison term for a second-degree burglary charge during his Monday court appearance...
Vice President Cheney to visit Kansas City (04/22/04)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Vice President Dick Cheney is scheduled to visit Kansas City on Friday to attend a fund-raising luncheon for Rep. Sam Graves, who is running for re-election in Missouri's 6th Congressional District. Cheney is scheduled to arrive in Kansas City late Friday morning and will speak at the luncheon in downtown Kansas City at 12:30 p.m...
Revisions in standardized tests scoring approved (04/22/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Legislation intended to cure what some see as a scoring problem on Missouri's standardized tests cleared the House on Wednesday and returned to the Senate. Students taking Missouri Assessment Program tests are scored according to more demanding guidelines than some other states use in their standardized tests. ...
House passes revisions in agriculture tax credits (04/22/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Tax credits for certain agriculture investments could become more valuable under a bill approved by the House on Wednesday. The bill, addressing several agriculture issues, now returns to the Senate for consideration of changes made by the House. ...
Students raise money to buy new bison for park (04/22/04)
RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Students hold fund raisers for all sorts of things: new band uniforms, class trips, proms. Members of the Family and Consumer Science Club at Raytown Middle School used proceeds from their sales and raffle to buy a bison. The animal, named "Dakota" by students at the school, was purchased as a replacement for one of the four animals shot and killed last summer at the Native Hoofed Animal Enclosure in Fleming Park, in the adjacent Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs...
Mice created with two genetic moms and no dad (04/22/04)
Just ahead of Mother's Day, scientists have found a way to cut dads out of the picture, at least among rodents: They have produced mice with two genetic moms -- and no father. It is the first time the feat has been accomplished in mammals. Scientists said the technique cannot be used on people, for reasons both technical and ethical. In fact, one of the mouse mothers was a mutant newborn, whose DNA had been altered to make it act like a male's contribution to an embryo...
Poll - Americans concerned terrorists may be winning (04/22/04)
WASHINGTON -- Half of Americans have concerns that terrorists might be winning the war on terrorism, and one in five feels strongly that way, according to an Associated Press poll that found many people pessimistic about their security. Fears about an attack against this country are high. Two-thirds in the poll said it was likely terrorists would strike before the November elections. And a third said it was likely there would be an attack at one of the political conventions this summer...
Iraq violence pushing war over budget (04/22/04)
Increased violence in Iraq is pushing the cost of the war over budget, threatening a $4 billion shortfall by late summer, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday. Gen. Richard Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the recent decision to extend the stay of some 20,000 troops will cost roughly $700 million more over three months. The White House is keeping open the possibility it will seek additional funds before the end of this election year...
Greenspan - Recovery on track, interest rates to rise (04/22/04)
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan told Congress on Wednesday that America's economic recovery has good momentum and that low, short-term interest rates will have to rise at some point, though he didn't say when. "Looking forward, the prospects for sustaining solid economic growth in the period ahead are good," Greenspan said in prepared testimony to the Joint Economic Committee...
Some fear Utah's conservatism is driving away business (04/22/04)
SALT LAKE CITY -- Dr. Evan Unger, chief executive of a Tucson, Ariz., biotechnology company, would like to move his business to Utah, which he considers "one of the most business-friendly states in the country." He likes Salt Lake City's airport, its highways and his condominium at Snowbird resort, where he could get in more skiing. He is a Republican, so Utah's conservatism does not bother him...
Nation briefs 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Eight bodies found after twisters rock Midwest UTICA, Ill. -- Searchers with shovels and buckets pulled eight bodies Wednesday from the rubble of a tavern where residents had gathered to seek shelter from a twister that flattened the century-old building. ...
Half of Iraq security forces quit or worked against U.S. (04/22/04)
WASHINGTON -- About one in every 10 members of Iraq's security forces "actually worked against" U.S. troops during the recent militia violence in Iraq, and an additional 40 percent walked off the job because of intimidation, the commander of the 1st Armored Division said Wednesday...
Israeli nuclear whistleblower freed (04/22/04)
ASHKELON, Israel -- A defiant Mordechai Vanunu walked out of prison on Wednesday after serving 18 years for spilling Israel's nuclear secrets, saying he was proud of his actions and complaining he was treated cruelly by his jailers. Vanunu, dressed in a checkered shirt and black tie, flashed victory signs and waved to hundreds of cheering supporters as he walked into the sun-splashed courtyard of Shikma Prison in the coastal town of Ashkelon. ...
Students killed, injured in Haiti job stampede (04/22/04)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A student was killed and 23 people were hurt when job applicants stormed Haiti's police academy during a recruiting drive, police said Wednesday. Authorities used tear gas and riot batons on thousands of job hunters who crashed through the police academy gates and past French guards...
World briefs 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Car bombing kills at least four in Saudi capital RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A suicide attacker bombed a security police building in the Saudi capital Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding 148. The attack had the hallmark of an al-Qaida operation, officials said. ...
Rebels will surrender after conviction for assassinations (04/22/04)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Two rebel leaders who helped oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide promised Wednesday to surrender to face Haitian justice for earlier murder convictions. Louis-Jodel Chamblain and Jean-Pierre Baptiste will turn themselves in to police on Thursday, Chamblain and rebel leader Winter Etienne announced...
Queria asks Bush to reconsider Gaza plan (04/22/04)
JERUSALEM -- The Palestinian prime minister asked President Bush on Wednesday to reconsider his tacit recognition of some Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Israeli troops, meanwhile, killed nine Palestinians in fighting in the Gaza Strip, where gun battles in the town of Beit Lahiya trapped about 4,000 residents of a housing complex indoors for several hours...
Freshmen lead Central to fourth straight win (04/22/04)
Freshman Brad LaBruyere pitched five innings of two-hit ball to lead the Central baseball team to an 11-2 home win against Kelly on Wednesday. Central (5-8) banged out 16 hits en route to its fourth straight win. Freshman Matt Hester led the Tigers with a 4-for-4 day. Zac Hudson added three hits...
SIU has Indians' number again (04/22/04)
Southern Illinois completed a rare season sweep of Southeast Missouri State University by posting a 9-6 victory Wednesday at Capaha Field. The Salukis won both meetings against Southeast for the first time since 1999, which also is the last time SIU (12-22-1) beat the Indians (17-19) in Cape Girardeau. The Salukis had lost seven of eight games against Southeast prior to this season...
Southeast women's basketball signs Illinois high school player (04/22/04)
Southeast Missouri State University's women's basketball program signed its fourth player of the spring period Wednesday when high school senior Julie Sweetin committed to the Otahkians. Sweetin is a 5-foot-10 guard from Benton (Ill.). The four-year starter averaged 15.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game as a senior to make the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association all-state first team...
Stubenrauch can pitch a mean shoe (04/22/04)
Doris Stubenrauch has had a once-in-a-lifetime moment in horseshoes ... several times. She has won the SEMO Horseshoe Association Tournament of Champions twice and teamed with Sally LeGrand to win the Knights of Columbus horseshoe state championship three straight years beginning in 1993. Each of those runs to the K of C titles required defeating nearly 120 women duos...
St. Louis' bats hammer Houston (04/22/04)
HOUSTON -- Scott Rolen and the St. Louis Cardinals put on an impressive offensive display in Houston. Rolen had three hits, including one of the Cardinals' five home runs, in a 12-6 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night. Jim Edmonds hit a grand slam, Reggie Sanders had a three-run homer, and Ray Lankford and Marlon Anderson added solo home runs for the Cardinals, who beat the Astros for only the fourth time in 12 games. ...
Rams may think offense first in this year's draft (04/22/04)
ST. LOUIS -- After emphasizing defense in the draft for three straight years, the St. Louis Rams might swing back to coach Mike Martz's favorite side of the ball. Last spring, the Rams took defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy with the 12th overall pick. Two years ago, they selected linebacker Robert Thomas, and in 2001 they used all three first-rounders on defensive players: tackle Damione Lewis, safety Adam Archuleta and tackle Ryan Pickett...
Martz - Still a chance Warner may return (04/22/04)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz said Wednesday that Kurt Warner's agent overreacted to a conversation he had with the quarterback, emphasizing there's still a chance the two-time MVP could stay with the team. Martz characterized his Monday conversation with Warner as a necessary "first step" in the process after he decided to go with Marc Bulger as his quarterback for next season. ...
Area sports calendar 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Baseball Jackson American Legion tryouts: The Jackson American Legion baseball tryouts are scheduled for Sunday. Tryouts will be 1 p.m. for the junior team and 2:30 p.m. for the senior team. Info: Rex Crosnoe (juniors), 651-8670; Mark Lewis (seniors), 334-9789...
One man's experience is warning to all (04/22/04)
Rob Egenolf is one lucky dude. Two years ago, when he was 56, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is alive today and happy to tell the tale. No small feat. Prostate cancer is the second most lethal form of cancer among U.S. men. His journey with the Big C is both informative and inspiring...
Patient privacy - More U.S. hospitals offer individual rooms (04/22/04)
The appearance of hospital rooms has changed over the decades from small, cramped spaces with limited room for visitors and necessary equipment to rooms so large that nearly three patients could recuperate there. Both Southeast Missouri Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau are following national trends to offer more private rooms to recuperating patients...
Health calendar 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Today Newborn massage class at 10 a.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Course is for parents and caregivers of newborns up to six weeks old. For information, call 651-5825. Blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center at Southeast Missouri State University. The drive is sponsored by the College of Business...
Zen and the art of maintenance (04/22/04)
April 22, 2004 Dear Julie, DC gave me a Zen garden for my desk at work. It consists of a 6-by-6-inch tray, white sand, five small stones and two tiny rakes. The tines of one of the rakes are minusculely wider apart than the tines of the other rake...
People talk 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Ex-cop Serpico takes shot at cop book 'Blue Blood' NEW YORK -- Frank Serpico is blowing the whistle on a new book by an NYPD detective that downplays police corruption. In the book "Blue Blood," Bronx detective Edward Conlon says "Serpico" -- the 1973 hit movie starring Al Pacino as a policeman crusading against graft -- was too kind to its subject. ...
Made-for-TV menu (04/22/04)
So much to gain! So little to lose! That's the message at Food Network, which promotes cooking and eating as a source of rich reward with negligible risk. So what, if your souffle falls? You're still standing. Or in the words of Food Network president Judy Girard: "Most dishes are hard to screw up, so have courage. It will probably turn out fine."...
Business briefs 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Microsoft offers antitrust concession amid criticism WASHINGTON -- Microsoft Corp. promised a U.S. judge Wednesday it will offer competitors licenses for some of its technology until at least two years beyond the expiration of the landmark antitrust settlement it negotiated with the Bush administration. ...
Thomas Smith (04/22/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Thomas Leonard Smith, 77, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Kelso, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Blake Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. He was born Nov. 23, 1926, in Reedy, W.Va., son of Park and Georgie Hicks Smith. He and Grace Marie Arndt were married June 19, 1953. She died March 19, 1993. He and Joan Trafford were married Oct. 28, 1995...
Terry Kitchen (04/22/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Terry Ray Kitchen, 54, of Glenallen died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1949, at Glenallen, son of William "Bill" and Florence "Cricket" Vance Kitchen. Kitchen attended Lewis and Clark College in Godfrey, Ill. He had been a line operator at Rubbermaid since 1987...
DeWhitney Miller (04/22/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- DeWhitney Miller, 39, of Mounds died Friday, April 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill. Freddie Green will officiate.
Charlene Horton (04/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charlene Horton, 39, of Anna died Sunday, April 18, 2004, in Anna. She was born April 30, 1964, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Roger and Darlene Arnold Glasco. She and Timothy Horton were married Jan. 14, 1995. Horton had been a bookkeeper and cook at the Depot, and was manager and operator at Dixie Cream Donuts. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Anna...
Edith Young (04/22/04)
Edith A. Young, 86, formerly of DeSoto, Mo., died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Autumn Ridge Retirement Home in Herculaneum, Mo. She was born Nov. 9, 1917, in St. Louis, daughter of William J. and Ida W. Maetten Hoener. She and Truman N. Young were married Aug. 2, 1943. He died Sept. 29, 1997...
Adeline Caldwell (04/22/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Adeline Caldwell, 85, of Mounds died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at the Church of God in Son from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with Freddie Green officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery...
Rev. Luther Thorne (04/22/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Rev. Luther E. Thorne, 92, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1912, at Burfordville, son of John E. and Revie R. Angel Thorne. He and Cora Jane Rhyne were married July 6, 1933...
Birdie Williams (04/22/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Birdie Mae Williams, 96, of East Prairie died Monday, April 19, 2004, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1907, in East Prairie, daughter of Harry and Effie Roach Zook. She and Gough Williams were married June 25, 1925. He died Feb. 24, 1974...
Ceasar Simmons (04/22/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Ceasar Rome Simmons, 2, of Mound City died Saturday, April 17, 2004, in a fire at his home. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Serenity Garden Funeral Home in Gary, Ind. Burial will be in Fern Oaks Cemetery in Gary. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of local arrangements...
Ameil Powell (04/22/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ameil J. Powell, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 24, 1923, in Supply, Ark., son of Perry James and Mary Parlee Halliard Powell. He married Mary Martha McCormick Oct. 23, 1956...
Honor rolls 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Immaculate Conception School A Honor Roll 8th grade -- Jessica Banda, Ben Beussink, Lindsay Boyd, Michelle Dirnberger, Stacey Hinkebein, Austin Kramer, Kala Longman, Jeremy Sarno, Jonathan Sarno, Jacob Valleroy. 7th grade -- Courtney Baughn, Courtney Beussink, Ashton Gaskill, Travis Halter, Rebecca Krydynski, Rachel Litzelfelner, Megan Moore, Blake Peiffer, Samantha Rellergert, Taylor Sanders, Landon Wallace...
Cape/Jackson police reports 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Cape Girardeau The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Anthony A. Howard, 24, 9226 College, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of driving under revocation and possession of marijuana...
Cape fire report 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following items Tuesday: At 6:11 a.m., an emergency medical service at North Cape Rock Drive and Peachtree. At 6:58 a.m., a still alarm at 515 N. Sprigg. At 10:27 a.m., an emergency medical service at 2531 Janet Drive...
Out of the past 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
10 years ago: April 22, 1994 "Missouri Wall of Fame" mural will be painted on west side of Cape Girardeau floodwall, across from Hutson's Furniture; it will be seventh mural produced by River Heritage Mural Association. After four full-scale operations, doctors say Cape Girardeau police officer Dan Niswonger is well on his way to full recovery; Niswonger was seriously injured April 2, when police motorcycle he was operating collided with southbound van near North Main and Emerald...
Skateboard economics (04/22/04)
The news that two Jackson Optimist clubs will contribute $30,000 apiece to build a 4,800-square-foot park for skateboarders is a truly generous gesture, but it was not met with enthusiasm from some of the skateboarders who attended a meeting of the Jackson Board of Aldermen last week...
It's time for new university mascot (04/22/04)
To the editor: On the Southeast Missouri State University mascot issue, I feel the university and the media have not fully explained why the mascot name is being changed. I have sat through meetings with the alumni council and booster club board. I came up with these reasons:...
Public input sought on mascot (04/22/04)
To the editor: As chair of the Southeast Missouri State University Mascot-Nickname Study Committee, I would invite all students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community to attend one of two public forums scheduled on the campus. At these meetings, the committee, charged to consider the retiring of the Indian nickname-mascot and finding a suitable replacement, will make comments relative to the decisions making that led to the committee's recommendation to retire the current Indian-Otahkian nickname-mascot.. ...
Urge vote against cloning research (04/22/04)
To the editor: Lawful human cloning will be in Missouri sooner than you think. This week, the Missouri House will decide on whether or not college and university professors can use private funding to pursue research that includes the techniques of human cloning, abortion and embryonic stem-cell experiments...
Speak Out 4/22/04 (04/22/04)
Kind words, right time I HAD to go to the veterinary clinic to pick up the ashes of my beloved pet of 20 years. I did OK at first, but when the receptionist handed me my cat's ashes and her blanket, I just lost it. I could not hold back the tears as I left the office. ...
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