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Why is Leopold Southeast Missouri's top public school? (12/04/05)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Every parent but one. That's the best statistic Leopold superintendent Derek Urhahn can think of when it comes to describing how close-knit his school district is: Every parent but one showed up for the most recent elementary parent-teacher conferences...
Senators tout money for meth battle, crime lab (12/04/05)
Federal funding will give local law enforcement more tools in the battle against methamphetamine, U.S. Sens. Kit Bond and Jim Talent said Saturday. The senators visited the Southeast Missouri Regional Crime Lab, speaking to state and local police and government officials. ...
More seek trial under alcohol possession law (12/04/05)
The new law revoking driver's licenses for minors caught with alcohol is having an unintended but predictable effect. Defendants are asking for costly and time-consuming jury trials. That's what Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle predicted before the law took effect Aug. 28...
Toybox, Christmas for the Elderly in need of financial help (12/04/05)
Without cash contributions from the community or donations of toys, Christmas will not be a happy memory for some area children. Contributions to Toybox this year are far behind the donations made in past years. The names of this family have been changed to protect their anonymity...
Bottoms up! New trend has Christmas trees hanging from ceilings (12/04/05)
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Todd Brabender remembers that December nearly 20 years ago when he and some University of Kansas friends gathered around a Christmas tree that was hanging upside-down from a water pipe in his apartment. It seemed like such a crazy idea then. But not anymore...
Wasps trained to sniff out drugs, bombs (12/04/05)
TIFTON, Ga. -- Trained wasps could someday replace dogs for sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies. No kidding. Scientists say a species of non-stinging wasps can be trained in only five minutes and are just as sensitive to odors as man's best friend, which can require up to six months of training at a cost of about $15,000 per dog...
Man compiles last letters of Union soldiers (12/04/05)
BELVIDERE, Ill. -- His name was Spencer Williams, and he served with the 3rd Tennessee Calvary in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. "Think about that a minute," said Frank Crawford, one of Boone County's best known historians. "He was especially brave and resolute because of the fact that he was a Southerner. Everybody in his family and all his neighbors were Southern, and yet he supported the preservation of the Union."...
Demolition blast fails to topple feed mill, tallest South Dakota building (12/04/05)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Thousands of spectators gathered Saturday to watch the demolition of the city's tallest building -- but the Zip Feed Mill tower was stronger than it looked. The 202-foot-tall concrete structure dropped slightly, leaned a little -- and stopped...
Arkansas grandmother kidnaps baby Jesus (12/04/05)
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- A 70-year-old grandmother was caught stealing the baby Jesus from the city of Eureka Springs' nativity scene, police said. A carriage driver tipped off police, who quickly caught up with her van after she took the statue. ...
Democrats' lack of unified position on Iraq could hinder election chances (12/04/05)
WASHINGTON -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says it's time for U.S. troops to start coming home from Iraq. Her top lieutenant, Rep. Steny Hoyer, says a precipitous pullout could be disastrous. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid calls on President Bush to develop a timetable for the phased withdrawal of troops. Some of his Democratic colleagues, including Sen. John Kerry, craft their own plans for the military's eventual return...
Dean says Republicans will use immigration to divide voters (12/04/05)
PHOENIX -- Republicans plan to use the vast problems caused by illegal immigration to try to divide Americans voting in next year's midterm election, Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said Saturday. "Once again, the Republicans created problems so they think they can come in and solve them," Dean told DNC members meeting in Phoenix...
Bush, national security team try to agree on Iraq message (12/04/05)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush and his national security team may be singing from the same songbook on their "National Strategy for Victory in Iraq" campaign blitz. They're just not necessarily always on the same page. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Donald H. ...
Squirrel gets woman suspended from work (12/04/05)
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. -- A woman says she was suspended from her job for spending too much time trying to rescue a squirrel trapped in the ceiling of the library where she works. Cindee Goetz said she contacted a friend who owns an animal-removal business about the animal after a company hired by the library tried using a trap that would kill it...
Pillows that tweet make soldiers sleep sweet in Kosovo (12/04/05)
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA, Serbia-Montenegro -- Getting a good night's sleep in the Balkans can be rough for peacekeepers bunking in a military camp far from home and family for months at a time. So Danish researchers are testing an unusual solution -- MusiCure, a soft pillow that chirps like a bird and is designed to lull soldiers to sleep in Kosovo, Iraq and other hotspots...
MSHSAA not yet ready to change football playoff system (12/04/05)
The current Missouri high school football district playoff system is not going anywhere; at least not yet. A proposed eight-team, seeded football playoff system was shot down at the Missouri State High School Activities Association board of directors meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Columbia, Mo...
Tigers make splash in opening meet (12/04/05)
The returning state qualifiers for the Central boys swimming team showed coach Dayna Powell that they really have been working hard since last season ended. The Tigers had six state cuts Saturday in the Cape Rock Invitational at Central Municipal Pool, marking the first time since 1999 that the program had even one state cut in the season's first meet...
Jackson girls capture Farmington tournament championship (12/04/05)
The top-seeded Jackson's girls basketball team flexed its muscles with a 50-29 victory against No. 2 Farmington in the championship game of the Farmington tournament Saturday at the Farmington Civic Center. Jackson (3-0) jumped to a 12-3 lead after the first quarter and led 29-14 at the half. The Indians outscored Farmington in every quarter...
Jackson ticket note Dec4 (12/04/05)
Jackson selling tickets for Saturday's event Tickets for the Heartland Hoopfest boys basketball event will be sold this week at Jackson High School's main office during school hours. The eight-game card Saturday at Perry Park Center in Perryville, Mo., will include Jackson's 7 p.m. meeting with Lafayette...
Jackson set for challenge at Heartland Hoopfest (12/04/05)
The second Heartland Hoopfest boys basketball tournament will take place Dec. 10 at the Perry Park Centre with Jackson getting a look at one of the country's top-rated freshmen. Jackson will face Lafayette at 7 p.m. in what will be the second-to-last game on the eight-game card. Lafayette is led by 6-foot-8 freshman Tyler Griffey, who is ranked in the top 10 nationally in his class in some publications. Griffey averaged 21 points a game in Lafayette's first three games of the season...
Skyhawks top Redhawks (12/04/05)
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State has struggled offensively so far this season. But the Redhawks' offensive problems reached new depths in the first half Saturday night, which helped create a hole Southeast could not dig out of. The result was a resounding defeat as host Tennessee-Martin coasted to a 72-60 victory in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams...
FanSpeak letter: Extending an apology (12/04/05)
Extending an apology To the editor: A Fan Speak writer last week submitted a prepared statement that was critical of an unprepared statement that I made. While the Fan Speak writer misquoted me and exaggerated my statement, I otherwise respect their opinion...
Fan Speak Dec4 (12/04/05)
Stop the criticism COACHES FACE enough criticism from opposing fans, their own fans when they don't always win and their own players when those players don't get to play. It may be good entertainment to read anonymous, critical and often inaccurate statements on internet message boards, but I don't think anyone should have to see comments like that in our Sunday morning newspaper...
Tar Heels win at Kentucky (12/04/05)
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- North Carolina might have lost its top seven scorers from its national championship team and entered the season unranked. The Tar Heels, however, still are capable of a big victory. Led by a career-high 25 points from Reyshawn Terry, North Carolina upset No. 10 Kentucky 83-79 on Saturday, giving the Tar Heels an emphatic win on the road that ended the Wildcats' 11-game winning streak at Rupp Arena...
Unbeaten Illinois tops Musketeers at United Center (12/04/05)
CHICAGO -- Dee Brown and James Augustine weren't about to let their last game at the United Center be a loss. The two seniors scored 43 of Illinois' 65 points Saturday in leading the No. 12 Illini to a 65-62 win over Xavier and their 15th consecutive victory at their "home away from home" in Chicago. They had to rebound from a sluggish start and an early 15-point deficit...
No. 2 Longhorns leave no margin for upset in Big 12 title game (12/04/05)
HOUSTON -- The quarterback pinned one behind his ear. The coach cradled an entire bouquet. The Texas Longhorns came out smelling like roses, with a resounding win that put them one victory away from the national title that has eluded the program for decades...
Hingis hopes to return in time for Australian Open (12/04/05)
ZURICH, Switzerland -- Martina Hingis hopes to make her return to Grand Slam tennis at the Australian Open next month. Hingis, who announced earlier this week that she was coming back after a three-year retirement, is considering Australian Open warmup tournaments in Hong Kong or Gold Coast, Australia...
USC hammers UCLA; Bush runs for 260 yards (12/04/05)
LOS ANGELES -- Run, Reggie, run -- all the way to the Rose Bowl. A step away from playing for an unprecedented third straight national title, Reggie Bush and No. 1 Southern California stomped into the championship game by overpowering their crosstown rivals Saturday...
Navy overwhelms Army (12/04/05)
PHILADELPHIA -- Tired of hearing the gap with its biggest rival had closed, Navy made a statement. Adam Ballard had 192 of the Midshipmen's 490 yards rushing, leading Navy to a 42-23 victory over Army in the 106th meeting between the service academies...
Rams meet Redskins in must-win game today (12/04/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Ryan Fitzpatrick's Harvard education was supposed to prepare him for a career as a money manager. Instead, he's busy trying to solve NFL defenses. Fitzpatrick's big finish last weekend against the Texans kept the St. Louis Rams' faint playoff hopes alive for at least another week. In only three quarters, he passed for 310 yards, third best for an NFL debut quarterback, and erased a 21-point deficit in an overtime victory...
Clark, Scott, Cabrera lead at Sun City tourney (12/04/05)
Tim Clark shot a 67 and Adam Scott had a 68 under windy conditions Saturday to join Angel Cabrera in the lead after the third round of the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. Clark had the lowest round of the day at 5-under for a 209 total. Cabrera, who entered the round with a two-stroke lead after firing a course-record 64 on Friday, shot a 74...
Bears earn respect -- finally -- with defense (12/04/05)
CHICAGO -- As the cameras and microphones crowded his locker Wednesday afternoon, Charles Tillman couldn't help but shake his head. This is new territory for him, new territory for the Chicago Bears. They lead the NFC North after years of losing, they have the No. 1-rated defense, they've won seven in a row heading into today's game against the Green Bay Packers, and they have attention -- locally and nationally...
Stewart cashes in on record season (12/04/05)
NEW YORK -- Tony Stewart's best year in NASCAR's Nextel Cup series reached the bottom line Friday, with the two-time champion setting a record for single-season earnings. He picked up $6,173,633 from the points fund set up by series sponsor Nextel and NASCAR, and added $517,000 in contingency awards from sponsors. Combined with the prize money earned during the 36-race season, Stewart's total of $13,578,168 breaks the previous mark of $10,979,757 by Jeff Gordon in 2001...
Lindros happy to be playing in Toronto (12/04/05)
ATLANTA -- A couple of hours before the game, clad in T-shirt, shorts and sneakers, Eric Lindros grabs a baseball glove and heads into a chilly, barren hallway beneath Philips Arena for a little catch. But this is merely a diversion. For as long as Lindros can remember, he wanted to play hockey for one of the NHL's most storied franchises. ...
Redhawks' OVC-opening loss no surprise (12/04/05)
That the Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team lost its Ohio Valley Conference opener at Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night was not really unexpected. Even though the Skyhawks and Redhawks tied for eighth in the OVC's preseason poll, UTM is widely regarded as an extremely talented, experienced team that quite a few people have touted as a potential darkhorse title contender...
Sports briefs 12/4/05 (12/04/05)
Jackson Elks free-throw contest set for Saturday...
Living in the savannah (12/04/05)
Neatly trimmed shrubs line a curved concrete sidewalk up to the porch at 495 Stotler Way. A white door and shutters set off the earth-colored brick of this one-story house. Entering the front door, past a small area of stone tile, neutral carpeting runs from the family room throughout the rest of the home. The walls are cream colored with a cathedral ceiling that extends from the family room into the kitchen...
Winter months not only time of year for skiing (12/04/05)
NEW YORK -- This is the happiest time of year for skiing addicts -- the start of at least three months of their favorite sport. But the December-January issue of National Geographic Adventure points out that you can ski year-round if you're willing to travel...
December means Christmas at Disney (12/04/05)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- December at Disney World means Christmas, Mickey, and this year, Narnia. "Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party" takes place at the Magic Kingdom Dec. 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18 and 20. Separate admission to the event is required...
Christmas parades return to Minneapolis (12/04/05)
MINNEAPOLIS -- The TCF Holidazzle parades have returned to downtown Minneapolis for the 14th year. The parades, sponsored by TCF Bank, are held Wednesday through Sunday evenings, from now through Dec. 23 at the Nicollet Mall. Each parade features brightly lit floats, marching bands, celebrity grand marshals and some 250 costumed characters from children's stories. Details at http://www.tcfholidazzle.com...
Outsourcing homecooked meals (12/04/05)
For anyone who has ever been stuck in a grocery store for two hours, here's good news: A few local women not only understand your pain, they've decided to do something about it. Across the country, time-saving meal trends are popping up like bagels in a toaster...
'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Cape Girardeau ... (12/04/05)
"Whoaaaaa!" Santa Claus yelled as he guided his sleigh down onto the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge. The reindeer hooves landed silently atop the well-lit four-lane concrete pad that was free of traffic. It was shortly after 1 a.m. The nine reindeer shuddered slightly as the cold, thick Southeast Missouri air collapsed all around them. Below, the Mississippi River was partially frozen...
Harry Potter and the fast-food flunky enabler (12/04/05)
This column was supposed to be about the indignity forced upon us during the two hours we spent watching the new Harry Potter movie last Saturday night...
Louise Willard (12/04/05)
Louise M. Willard, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 10, 1911, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Mary Puyer Miget. Willard grew up in Perryville and Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral, the owner of the Blue Moon Bar in Oran, Mo., and was a well-known seamstress and tailor for many years...
Laverna Hente (12/04/05)
Laverna Jean Hente, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 29, 1928, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Martin Edward and Rose Louis Fassold Hente. Hente was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. She was a graduate of Central High School and worked for Florsheim Shoes for 39 years...
Judith Lyle (12/04/05)
Judith Sherfield Lyle, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 14, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lester I. "Rip" and Betty R. Fowler Sherfield. Lyle was a graduate of Southwest High School in St. Louis and of St. Luke's School of Nursing, where she received an R.N. degree. She was employed by Gibson Recovery Center in Cape Girardeau, working as a substance abuse counselor. She retired in 2001...
Willadene Brown (12/04/05)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Willadene Kniseley Brown, of Carbondale and formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., passed away in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale on Friday, Dec. 2, 2005. She was born Feb. 8, 1919, the daughter of Leroy and Ethel Fyke Kniseley. Willadene was united in marriage to Joseph L. Brown on May 25, 1941, in Centralia, Ill. Joseph Brown preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 1982. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lee Brown...
Mike Smith (12/04/05)
Mike D. Smith, 40, of Scott City died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Frances Cox (12/04/05)
Frances L. Cox, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Aug. 5, 1928, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ben and Ella Werner Nothdurft. She and Albert Cox were married April 27, 1952, at Cape Girardeau...
Reed-Hoover (12/04/05)
Leslie Nicole Reed and Joseph Andrew Hoover were married Sept. 16, 2005, at Francine's Gardens in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Cy Smith performed the ceremony. Music was by Eric McGowen, saxophonist, and Kirk Miller's orchestra. Soloist was Eric Scott...
Boxx-Hoover (12/04/05)
Nadia Virginia Boxx and Jonathan David Hoover were united in marriage Sept. 16, 2005, at Francine's Gardens. The Rev. Scott Moon performed the ceremony. Music was by Eric McGowen, saxophonist, and Kirk Miller's orchestra. Soloist was Linda Mahy...
Baker-Green (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. JUSTIN S. GREEN Bridgett Nicole Baker and Justin Samuel Green exchanged vows July 16, 2005, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The Rev. Robert Henrichs performed the ceremony. Organist was Lois Fehrmann of Jackson, and soloist was Angie Hoffman of Cape Girardeau...
Borage-Dobbins (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. PAUL L. DOBBINS Stacey Leigh Borage and Paul Larson Dobbins exchanged vows June 18, 2005, at First Christian Church in Fulton, Mo. The late Dr. Raymond McAllister and the Rev. Raymond Dunlap performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Janet Borage of St. Louis and Leigh and Tammy Borage of Fulton. The groom is the son of Dr. Kenneth and Jeanine Dobbins of Cape Girardeau...
Buchheit-Baker (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. ADAM L. BAKER Sara Marie Buchheit and Adam Lynn Baker were married June 18, 2005, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The Rev. Robert Henrichs performed the ceremony. Organist was Orville Perr Jr. Soloist was Sam Tucker, cousin of the bride...
Fluegge-Pool (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. COREY A. POOL Jessie Marie Fluegge and Corey Alexander Pool were married June 18, 2005, at the Old Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis. The Rev. Ed Ramatowski performed the ceremony. Organist and vocalist was Daniel Vizer. Trumpeter was Carol Doemel of Kennesaw, Ga., aunt of the bride...
Berner-Mills (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. JOHN C. MILLS (Her name is Berner; parents are Werner. She verified.) Kimberly Kay Berner and John Craig Mills were united in marriage Oct. 22, 2005, at First General Baptist Church. The Rev. Sam Ramdial performed the ceremony. Organist was Metta Matthews of Cape Girardeau, and soloist was John L. Mills of Cape Girardeau, father of the groom...
Jordan-Essner (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. MATTHEW E. ESSNER BENTON, Mo. -- Jody Christine Jordan and Matthew Eugene Essner were married May 7, 2005, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Jefferson City, Mo. Parents of the couple are Jim and Jane Jordan of Jefferson City, and Larry and Betty Essner of Benton...
Eaton-Cagle (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. MATTHEW L. CAGLE Alison Michelle Eaton and Matthew Lewis Cagle were married July 30, 2005, at Lynwood Baptist Church. The Rev. Derek Staples and the Rev. James Hackney, grandfather of the bride, performed the ceremony. Pianist was Margaret Little, and vocalists were Laura Graham and Matt Sherrill...
Bowen-Hopkins (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. JOSHUA D. HOPKINS New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson was the setting June 4, 2005, for the wedding of Michelle Renee Bowen and Joshua David Hopkins. The Rev. Richard Northcutt performed the ceremony. Readers were Angie McKinnery of Springfield, Ill., sister-in-law of the bride, and Audrey Calvert of Hannibal, Mo...
Witcher-Greer (12/04/05)
MR. & MRS. RYAN T. GREER CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Audrey Lane Witcher and Ryan Thomas Greer were united in marriage Nov. 12, 2005, at the American Legion Hall in Sikeston, Mo. Bobby Metcalf performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Candace Witcher of Chaffee. The groom is the son of Dennis and Pamela Clayes of Malden, Mo...
Pierce-Booth (12/04/05)
LEANNE PIERCE & WAYNE BOOTH Stan and Sue Pierce of Cape Girardeau and David and Bonnie Brenning of Troy, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Michelle Pierce, to Wayne Allan Booth. He is the son of Rodger and Janet Booth of Martinsburg, Ohio, and Francis Bash of Homer, Ohio...
Simon-Adams (12/04/05)
STACEY SIMON & ZACHARY ADAMS Mark and Carolyn Korlin of St. Louis announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Leigh Simon, to Zachary Joe Adams, both of St. Charles, Mo. He is the son of Bob and Pam Adams of Jackson. Simon received a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Lindenwood University. She is an agent account executive with U.S. Cellular...
Vetters mark 60th anniversary (12/04/05)
Vetters observe 60th anniversary MR. & MRS. VETTER ORAN, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Herman Vetter of Oran celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 1. Vetter and Neva Fredrich were married Dec. 1, 1945. He is a veteran of World War II and served in the First Special Service Force. He then farmed and was a driver for Elfrink Truck Lines. The Vetters are members of Guardian Angel Catholic Church...
Ludwigs married 60 years (12/04/05)
Ludwigs celebrate 60th anniversary MR. & MRS. LUDWIG Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Ludwig of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 22, 2005, with a dinner at the home of their grandchildren, Jamie and Shauna Criddle in Jackson. Cohosts were the couple's daughters and spouses, Cherry and Ed Hinderberger of Columbia, Mo., and Donna and Danny Criddle of Jackson...
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Out of the past 12/4/05 (12/04/05)
25 years ago: Dec. 4, 1980 Governor-elect Kit Bond likely will appoint the Cape Girardeau and Jackson chambers of commerce to run the license fee offices in their respective cities rather than appoint political allies, a policy which long has been followed by Missouri governors...
Good for the students (12/04/05)
Students in the Cape Girardeau area are as caught up in the seasonal rush that precedes Christmas every year as the rest of us. Many students are contributing some holiday cheer by raising money for worthy charities. And another set of students, at Parkview State School for the Severely Handicapped, are the beneficiaries of community support. In both instances, students are the winners...
Christ-less Christmas is horrifying (12/04/05)
To the editor; Regarding stores in the area that no longer will call Christmas trees exactly that: Christmas trees: If you go to AFR.net (American Family Radio), there has been a lot of discussion regarding the word "Christmas" no longer being considered politically correct by most major chains such as Wal-Mart, Target and Kmart. The new proper term is "holiday trees."...
AIDS policy causes growing concern (12/04/05)
To the editor: My church, the Anglican Communion, is active in Africa. Our Episcopal Diocese of Missouri recently formed a partnership with the diocese in the southern area of the Sudan. We are growing in our concern for issues in Africa. On this World AIDS Day, I want to register my deep concern that Pope Benedict XVI and the evangelical Bush administration are misguiding AIDS-prevention policy in Africa...
Bush critics, then and now (12/04/05)
To the editor: To a Bush hater, these surely must be confusing days. They now put forth completely opposite mantras than just five years ago. Then: Bush was stupid, not capable of running on a treadmill. Now: Bush is so brilliant that he tricked the nation, including the brilliant Democrats in Congress, into going to war and re-electing him...
Speak Out 12/4/05 (12/04/05)
Time for a decision; Prescription blessing; Spirit of Christmas; Foreign songs; Good delivery; Junk mail; Reverse report cards; Church science; Discounting trend; Immigrant America; Expert advice; Limit the noise; Don't judge; Napoleon and history
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