Thursday, January 29, 2004 New pages by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday
Mayor wins Round 1 on term limits A city committee deciding which issues to put on the May ballot has decided to give you an opportunity to vote to throw out the current two-term limit and let the Mayor run for a third term. Who voted to include that on the ballot? The Mayor.
Madison High "kidnap" cover for runaways ".. the kidnapping report scared some ... parents who were worried their children would be abducted while walking to and from school."
Bush backing away from AIDS funding "..plans to scale back requests for money to fight AIDS and poverty in the third world.."
Drug makers suppress data on children Details investigating whether antidepressents cause children to become suicidal are being kept under wraps by drug companies who say the studies are trade secrets.
Terps turn to state to muzzle vulgar fans The University of Maryland is seeking help from the state's attorney general to curb the use of vulgar chants by fans at the games of the school's men's basketball team.
Skewed air safety priorities Apparently somebody in the government has decided it's easier, or perhaps "safer," to send up an armed F-16 to possibly shoot down a 747, than to arm its pilot.
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