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Stories from Sunday, July 29, 2007

Historic tractors emerge for annual weekend drive (07/29/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nearly 200 tractors paraded through Perry County on Saturday for the fifth annual River Hills Antique Tractor Ride. The 37-mile ride started at Seminary Picnic Grounds in Perryville, and included stops at the Perryville Nursing Home, Zion Lutheran Church in Crosstown, Mo., Mueller Fencing and the town of Brazeau, Mo. The new stop at Brazeau for lunch replaced last year's stop in Biehle, Mo. The parade wound up back at the picnic grounds late in the afternoon...
Emerson salutes first responders with 12th annual picnic (07/29/07)
U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson chose a different kind of theme for her 12th annual Old Fashioned Family Picnic, held Saturday at the Arena Building. "I'm not making one political statement," said Emerson during a news conference before the picnic. Instead, Emerson devoted the entire event to honoring the first responders of southern Missouri...
Longtime city planner retiring Tuesday (07/29/07)
Kent Bratton is almost ready to stop being Cape Girardeau's city planner. He's packing up his office to retire, leaving a legacy of detail built behind the scenes. Last week, he flipped the calendar behind his desk to August. Bratton is always looking ahead...
Lines in Leopold (07/29/07)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- The line for dinner at the Leopold picnic began forming about 2 p.m. Saturday, an hour before the dining hall doors opened. Inside on long tables awaited family-style bowls and platters of chicken and dumplings, fried chicken, kettle beef, corn, green beans, boiled potatoes, slaw, garden-grown tomatoes, homemade bread, chocolate cake -- German chocolate, of course -- and fruit salad, everything you might want except elbow room...
Sales-tax holiday set for next weekend (07/29/07)
Retailers are gearing up for expected crowds of shoppers looking to save money in back-to-school purchases thanks to Missouri's sales-tax holiday. The tax-free shopping will be held next Saturday and Sunday, the first weekend in August. "It's our biggest shopping weekend of the year," said Tom Prendergast, manager of the Target store in Cape Girardeau. "We're definitely looking forward to it."...
Group pushing anti-affirmative action amendment sues Carnahan (07/29/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Backers of an anti-affirmative action measure that would end race and gender preferences in state contracting have filed a lawsuit against the secretary of state over the language that would appear on the ballot. Missouri Civil Rights Initiative, a group that is undertaking a petition drive to get the proposed constitutional amendment on the 2008 ballot, filed the suit in Cole County Circuit Court on Thursday. ...
Ill. lawmakers ignore special session (07/29/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Nearly two-thirds of Illinois legislators skipped a special session ordered by Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Saturday. Blagojevich responded by criticizing the legislature and ordering another special session for Monday -- when lawmakers are already scheduled to meet...
Legislators voice mixed views of electric rate relief package (07/29/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A $1 billion relief package for consumers fed up with high electric rates sailed through the legislature, but not without criticism that highlighted two different ways of looking at the complex, emotional issue. Most lawmakers saw it as a "glass half-full" solution -- not perfect but much better than doing nothing. It refunds some of the rate increases consumers have endured and creates a new agency to minimize future price surges...
Firefighter hit, killed by bus on Interstate 57 (07/29/07)
BENTON, Ill. -- A Greyhound bus hit and killed a firefighter who had just helped douse a tractor-trailer blaze along Interstate 57 early Friday near the southern Illinois community, Illinois State Police said. James Miller, a 43-year-old volunteer with the Sesser Fire Protection District, died at the scene of the crash about 4:20 a.m., state trooper David Sneed said...
Man tells of alleged multistate abduction (07/29/07)
VERNON HILLS, Ill. -- An Illinois man is back home after he told police he was kidnapped, bound with duct tape and driven more than a thousand miles to Texas in the back of his own vehicle. Authorities said 33-year-old David Clark of Round Lake, Ill., telephoned Laredo, Texas, police shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday and told them he had broken free from two kidnappers...
Angel Flight helps patients with free air transport (07/29/07)
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. -- When 12-year-old Jacob Allen of Carl Junction, was badly burned seven years ago, the last thing on his mother's mind was the cost of airfare. But as Ramona Allen helped her son heal, she realized the rising costs of fuel and airline tickets were going to be a challenge her family would have to tackle...
Baby sitter accused of letting man have sex with 12-year-old for money (07/29/07)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- A baby sitter accused of allowing a man to have sex with a 12-year-old girl in her care for money was charged with pimping, police said. Amber Salts, 20, took the girl to the home of a 48-year-old man she had been "romantically involved" with and allowed the girl to have sex with him, said Madison County sheriff's Sgt. Mike Dixon...
Prankster dentist wins in court for practical joke on employee (07/29/07)
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- An oral surgeon who temporarily implanted fake boar tusks in his assistant's mouth as a practical joke and got sued for it has ended up with the last laugh. Dr. Robert Woo of Auburn, Wash., had put the phony tusks in while the woman was under anesthesia for a different procedure. He took them out before she awoke, but first he shot photos that eventually made it around the office...
Driver fired for 38,000 text messages (07/29/07)
WARSAW, Poland -- A Polish bus driver has been fired for sending 38,000 text messages on his company cell phone in a losing effort to win a contest jackpot, a spokesman said Thursday. Leszek Wojcik, a bus driver in the northwestern Polish city of Slupsk, ran up a tab of some 94,000 zlotys ($34,000) with his text messages while trying to win a 100,000-zloty ($36,000) SMS contest that ended June 30, Slupsk city transport spokesman Hubert Boba said...
Michigan man, 73, ordered to clean memorial as punishment for scam (07/29/07)
SAGINAW, Mich. -- A 73-year-old man has been ordered to clean a veterans memorial with a toothbrush for taking part in a scam to solicit scrap yards for metal, saying it was to be used to build a memorial for soldiers in the Iraq war. Philip Kolinski and another man were arrested after scrap yards reported the men soliciting metal donations for a sculpture. Detectives said the men sold the metal and kept the money...
Large chunks of falling ice pelt Iowa neighborhood (07/29/07)
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Large chunks of ice, one of them reportedly about 50 pounds, fell from the sky in this northeast Iowa city, smashing through a woman's roof and tearing through nearby trees. Authorities were unsure of the ice's origin but have theorized the chunks either fell from an airplane or naturally accumulated high in the atmosphere -- both rare occurrences...
One body found in search for missing Minnesota sewer workers (07/29/07)
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Recovery crews found the body of a missing sewer worker in the Mississippi River a day after he and another man were caught deep below the city's streets during a heavy rain. The body of Dave Yasis, 23, of Maplewood was found at about 6 p.m. Friday about 15 feet from where a sewer line drains into the river, Ramsey County Sheriff's Cmdr. Joe Paget said...
Bush says Congress should modernize law on monitoring suspected terrorists (07/29/07)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush wants Congress to modernize a law that governs how intelligence agencies monitor the communications of suspected terrorists. "This law is badly out of date," Bush said Saturday in his weekly radio address. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, provides a legal foundation that allows information about terrorists' communications to be collected without violating civil liberties...
Congress moving to rewrite laws to cut down on needless patents (07/29/07)
WASHINGTON -- Crustless peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches, a way to move sideways on a swing, a technique for exercising cats using a laser pointer -- these are among the inventions patented in the United States over the years. Now Congress is trying to cut down on poor-quality or downright ridiculous patents, and at the same time adapt the patent system to a high-tech era in which computers and other electronic devices may contain thousands of patentable parts...
State, defense secretaries join forces to lobby Arabs on Iraq (07/29/07)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush's top diplomatic and military managers have a tough assignment in the Middle East in the week ahead:~ Washington has had far less success in rallying Arab help for Iraq that goes much beyond words. Convince skeptical Arab nations they have more to lose if Iraq fails than they stand to gain by waiting until the United States leaves or Bush's term ends...
Cheney has surgery to replace battery in heart monitor (07/29/07)
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Dick Cheney, who has a history of heart problems, had surgery Saturday to replace an implanted device that monitors his heartbeat. Doctors at George Washington University Hospital replaced the defibrillator, a sealed unit that includes a battery. If the device were to sense an abnormal heart rhythm, it would deliver an electronic shock to reset the vice president's heart to a normal beat...
Republicans in Congress look for early post-Bush climate (07/29/07)
WASHINGTON -- Bush who? As ardent Democrats count the days until George W. Bush leaves office, many Republicans in Congress eagerly await the time when their 2008 nominee eclipses the president and, they hope, improves their re-election prospects. In blunt terms, even Bush's most loyal allies say their fate next year may come to this: Will voters largely forget the president and focus on a nominee who can distance himself from the Iraq war, a beleaguered attorney general and other problems that have sapped Bush's popularity?. ...
Ford Taurus returns The 2008 model is bigger, with more power and more safety features (07/29/07)
Once America's top-selling car, the Ford Taurus is back in a big way. The five-passenger 2008 Taurus is the largest Taurus ever -- so sizable it's classified by the government as a large sedan, rather than the typical "mid-size" family car. It has more safety features than any previous Taurus and includes standard side-mounted air bags for front-seat passengers and head curtain air bags for front and rear seats that provide protection during both side and rollover crashes...
Health-care professionals, once Republican donors, now tilting Democratic (07/29/07)
WASHINGTON -- Health-care professionals are giving Democrats a second look after more than a decade of opening their wallets in favor of Republican candidates. The shift in giving is apparent in the presidential contest, where leading Democrats are raising more cash from doctors, nurses and other caregivers than are Republicans...
U.S. general says new Iraqi security forces are short on qualified officers (07/29/07)
BAGHDAD -- The Iraqi army and police are growing so fast that their forces enter battle with far less than the usual number of qualified officers, a senior U.S. general said. While a serious problem, it is not stopping the Iraqis from becoming "good enough" to partner with U.S. troops in fighting the insurgency, Army Lt. Gen. James Dubik said Saturday...
Reports: Japan's agriculture chief apologizes over financial scandal (07/29/07)
TOKYO -- Japan's agriculture minister apologized for double booking expense claims, news reports said Saturday, marking the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government ahead of an expected tight upper house election race. Norihiko Akagi, whose predecessor committed suicide in May hours before he was to face legislative questioning over his own financial scandal, apologized for what he called administrative errors...
Pakistan's Musharraf, chief opponent Bhutto meet for talks (07/29/07)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- President Gen. Pervez Musharraf held secret talks with opposition leader and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a government minister said Saturday. Media widely reported that the once-bitter rivals discussed a power-sharing deal...
Britain's prime minister makes first U.S. visit as leader (07/29/07)
LONDON -- When Prime Minister Gordon Brown stepped into Tony Blair's shoes a month ago, his government signaled that the relationship with the Bush administration would be different -- notably by appointing an outspoken critic of the Iraq war to his Cabinet...
Former French premier hit with preliminary charges in political smear campaign (07/29/07)
PARIS -- Political leader Dominique de Villepin, the impassioned voice of French opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq, was formally accused Friday of complicity in a tawdry campaign to smear his rival Nicolas Sarkozy's reputation and presidential aspirations...
Car bomb strikes mainly Shiite district in Baghdad in latest attack (07/29/07)
BAGHDAD -- A parked car bomb exploded in a busy shopping street in predominantly Shiite eastern Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least four people and wounding 10, police said. The bomb was the latest in a series of explosions targeting commercial centers...
Tension remains as Britons complain of religious interference (07/29/07)
LONDON -- A Hindu monastery in a quiet corner of Wales seems an unlikely locale for dissent. But the seizure of Shambo the bull from Skanda Vale and his subsequent slaughter underlined the difficulties Britain faces in accommodating its array of religions...
Area digest (07/29/07)
Cape all-stars earn win in Nebraska The Cape Girardeau 10-year old all-star Cal Ripken baseball team beat the Kansas state champions Friday. Cape won 13-3 in four innings at the tournament in Scottsbluff, Neb. Scott County baseball team wins The Scott County 11-year old all-star Cal Ripken baseball team beat the North Dakota state champions Saturday afternoon...
Kinder surprises self with three personal bests (07/29/07)
Steve Franklin, the coach of the Gators Swim Team, calls this time of the year "the busiest stretch we have." When the meets involve championships, that's a good thing. Gators swimmers are in a stretch that includes the Ozark regional championship and the Junior Olympics national meet as well as Junior Nationals for one swimmer and an international competition for another...
Gwynn: Picked the brains of Hall of Fame hitters (07/29/07)
SAN DIEGO -- As the perks of a Hall of Fame career piled up -- a bronze statue at the ballpark, his image on a Wheaties box, a party fit for a Hollywood star -- Tony Gwynn let his mind wander back to his humble beginnings in pro baseball. He roomed with John Kruk in rookie ball in the summer of 1981 and the two rode their bikes to the ballpark. They wondered how they'd ever show their talent when the bats the team provided were bigger than the ones they had been swinging...
St. Louis pulls within seven games of Brewers with wins (07/29/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Anthony Reyes ended a 12-game regular-season losing streak that began last September, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Saturday night to sweep a day-night doubleheader. Ryan Ludwick's RBI single capped a three-run ninth off closer Francisco Cordero for a 7-6 victory in Game 1. The Cardinals, who trailed by six runs in the third, mounted their biggest rally since coming from six down to beat Milwaukee 10-6 on June 9, 2006...
Southeast fans, don't despair: OVC pollsters are often off target (07/29/07)
After two publications picked the Southeast Missouri State football team to finish seventh in the Ohio Valley Conference, the league's official preseason poll has the Redhawks tabbed for eighth out of 10 squads. The announcement came Tuesday during the OVC's annual media day in Nashville, Tenn. The OVC's football coaches and sports information directors voted on the preseason poll...
Fan Speak 7/29/07 (07/29/07)
Deplorable act
Gary Dover (07/29/07)
Gary L. Dover, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1940, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Raymond and Verda Meisenheimer Dover. He and Bonnie Michelson were married Dec. 27, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
John Matthews (07/29/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Matthews of Sikeston. died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Martha Thornhill (07/29/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Martha Della Thornhill, 86, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Marble Hill, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Medina Nursing Home in Medina, Ill. She was born Jan. 1, 1921, at Carbon Hill, Ala., daughter of Alonzo and Ida Wright Herron. She and Freemont Thornhill were married. He died April 25, 1989...
Larry Hale (07/29/07)
Larry J. Hale, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 12, 1936, in Vanduser, Mo., son of Herbert R. and Cassie D. Andrews Hale. He and Della Barnes were married Jan. 5, 1957, in Hernando, Miss. She died June 14, 1994...
Janssen Coonts (07/29/07)
Janssen Coonts, 27, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 28, 2007. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Benjamin Abbott (07/29/07)
Benjamin H. "Benny" Abbott, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at his home. He was born May 3, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry H. and Elsdena Scherer Abbott. He and Dorothy Mae Glasser were married Sept. 23, 1950, in Kelso, Mo...
Myrtle Smith (07/29/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Myrtle M. Smith, 99, of Marble Hill died Friday, July 27, 2007, at the Eldercare facility in Marble Hill. She was born Oct. 10, 1907, at Bessville, Mo., to Ora and Nellie Burkhart Spain. She and John Smith were married Aug. 22, 1944. He died April 6, 1979...
Trula Ladreiter (07/29/07)
Trula E. Ladreiter, 92, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at the Monticello House. She was born Feb. 7, 1915, in Pocahontas, daughter of Dr. R.D. ad Sally Bowers Blaylock. She and Vernon Ladreiter were married Sept. 14, 1934. He passed away Aug. 19, 1996...
Dorothy Bollinger (07/29/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dorothy Lee Bollinger, 81, of Advance, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at home. She was born July 21, 1926, in Jackson, daughter of Philip Albert and Virgie Rowan Brown Hoffmeister. Bollinger was a housekeeper at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was a former member of Third Street Methodist Church of Cape Girardeau...
Elizabeth Beardslee (07/29/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth Beardslee, 89, of Benton died Saturday July 28, 2007, at Heartland Care center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Robert Feldmeier (07/29/07)
Robert L. Feldmeier, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Friday July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born on Sept. 12, 1911, in Valmeyer, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Births 7/29/07 (07/29/07)
Taylor-Senciboy; Macke; Howell; Craig; Wright
Harmon-Cannon (07/29/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jaimie Suzanne Harmon and Wade Ashley Cannon were married Oct. 14, 2006, at Unity Baptist Church. Dennis Lowe performed the ceremony. Pianist was Dianne Schiwitz of Benton, aunt of the bride. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Nolan of Cape Girardeau and James and Beki Harmon of Springfield, Mo. The groom is the son of William Cannon of Chaffee, Mo., and the late Donna Cannon...
Becker-King (07/29/07)
Jill Christine Becker and Matthew Ryan King were united in marriage April 20, 2007, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The Rev. David Johnson performed the ceremony. Vocalist and musician was Kristin Swinford-Schweain of Jackson. Parents of the couple are Gary and Christine Becker and Daryl and Kathy King, all of Jackson...
Phillips-Mattingly (07/29/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William and Susan Phillips of Perryville announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Phillips, to Ronnie Mattingly. He is the son of Delano and Shirley Mattingly of St. Mary, Mo. Phillips is a graduate of St. Vincent High School and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is employed at the Bank of Missouri...
Sparks-Storrey (07/29/07)
Heather Sparks and William Storrey of Cape Girardeau announce their engagement. An Oct. 20 wedding is planned at the Courthouse Park Gazebo in Cape Girardeau.
Ray-Owens (07/29/07)
Herman and Fannie Ray of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, MaKenya Kimyonda Ray, to Kenneth Eric Owens, both of Jackson. He is the son of Barbara J. Owens of Jackson and Farrell and Michelle Owens of Timberville, Va. Ray is a customer service representative at National Assets Recovery Service...
Murphy-Kirn (07/29/07)
Ronn and Sandra Murphy of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Varonnica Patrice Murphy, to Christopher John Kirn. He is the son of Larry and Kathy Kirn of Chaffee, Mo. Murphy is a 2004 graduate of Central High School. She is majoring in mass communication at Southeast Missouri State University. She is office administrator with Ketterman Communications...
Freeman-Poole (07/29/07)
Dr. Michael R. and Lisa Freeman of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Freeman, to Joshua Poole. He is the son of Todd Poole of Cape Girardeau and Laura Dobbs of Memphis, Tenn. Freeman is also the daughter of the late Amy Earnest...
McElreath-Beasley (07/29/07)
Stanley McElreath and Karen Robinson of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Lane McElreath, to Brandon Ryan Beasley. He is the son of William Beasley and Christy Beasley of Jackson. McElreath expects to receive a bachelor's degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in May 2008. She is a manager trainee at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Cape Girardeau...
Keene-Mooy (07/29/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Brian and MaeAnn Keene of Advance announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Haley Micah Keene, to Christopher Robert Mooy. He is the son of Barbara Mooy of Chandler, Okla., and Lee Mooy of Advance. Keene is also the daughter of Michael G. Williams of Columbia, Mo...
Glastetter-Buchanan (07/29/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Bruce and Pam Glastetter of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly A. Glastetter, to Jonathan G. Buchanan. He is the son of Joel and Sondra Buchanan of Benton. Glastetter is a 1996 graduate of Kelly High School. She received an associate of applied science degree in business and computer specialist from Metro Business College in 2000. She is employed in the billing department at Cape Radiology Group...
Hosmer-Tate (07/29/07)
Jerry Hosmer of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Darlene Lingle of Jonesboro, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Jenae Hosmer, to Ryan James Tate Jr., both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Ryan and Joanna Tate of Hartland, Wis. Hosmer is a 1993 graduate of Jackson High School, and a 1999 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is operations manager at Mississippi River Radio...
Beussink - 50 years (07/29/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Beussink of Gordonville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner May 25, 2007, at Ray's Place in Kelso, Mo. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Beussink and Virgie Clippard were married May 25, 1957, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold, Mo. Their attendants were Carolann Beussink, Betty Jane Arnzen, Bernice Ziegler, Bernard Beussink, Herman Arnzen and Stanley Clippard...
Morton - 40 years (07/29/07)
Glen and Evelyn Morton of Jackson observed their 40th wedding anniversary July 22, 2007. They were married July 22, 1967, in Jackson. Morton is employed by Fronabarger Concreters Inc. Mrs. Morton is a child care provider. The couple has two daughters, Kim Dorko of Park Hills, Mo., and Misty (Dean) Spencer of Jackson. They have two grandchildren, Morgan and Wyatt Spencer...
Baughn - 30 years (07/29/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Stan Baughn of Jackson celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a trip to Buena Vista, Colo. They were accompanied by their son, James Baughn of Jackson. Baughn and Debra Scherer were married June 25, 1977, at Red Star Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, by the Rev. Corns. Their attendants were Georgia Kelley Segraves and Bob Rafferty...
Police report 7/29/07 (07/29/07)
DWI; DWI
Fire report 7/29/07 (07/29/07)
n At 4:06 p.m., emergency medical service in the 3000 block of William Street. n At 7:13 p.m. emergency medical service in the 3000 block of Patriot Drive. n At 1:17 a.m., emergency medical service in the 100 block of Water Street. n At 6:45 a.m. illegal burning in the 500 block of North Broadview Avenue...
Out of the past 7/29/07 (07/29/07)
The Scott City R-1 Board of Education approves a slight increase in the base salary for certified school system employees for the upcoming school year; the board approves a base salary of $11,050 for certified employees, an increase of $150 over the previous year...
Jobs and the disabled (07/29/07)
By Darin Stageberg Last weekend, Peg McNichol wrote an excellent article titled "Wanting to work" in the Southeast Missourian. I want to thank her for writing such an important article on a population that wants to be involved and integrated into the community, especially in the workplace...
FPS is law-enforcement agency (07/29/07)
To the editor:Reporter Rudi Keller, like most other journalists, needs to get his facts straight before writing an article about the U.S. Federal Protective Service. The service is not a contract security company hired by the Department of Homeland Security, as stated in Keller's recent article. ...
Speak Out 7/29/07 (07/29/07)
Dining apparel; Highway design; City investment; Power wheelchairs; Hush-hush on juvenile; Distressing changes; School calendar; Paying teachers; Lost vacation?; No advice is best; Farm subsidies; Rental property; An institution now; Top performance

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