Wednesday, August 4, 2004 New page by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday
July hits 2,409,046 (June also exceeded 2-million hits)
tomorrow's City Council meeting, the City Manager will present her
proposed new city budget, and we should find out how much is to
be frittered on certain "arts" projects such as Blue Star, Jump-Start,
Dance Umbrella, gay men's choir and so on.
D.C. officials complain about security measures "..the curtailed access to major roads around key symbolic and functional centers in Washington marked a dramatic acceleration of the creeping encroachment of security measures in the nation's capital in recent years. District leaders decried the steps yesterday, pronouncing them draconian and an overreaction whose legacy would be felt for years."
Brooklyn drivers sit and stew Anti-terror roadblocks turned Brooklyn into a parking lot yesterday morning, pushing drivers to the breaking point and forcing police to retool their traffic strategy for today.
Teacher imprisoned 7 years for sex with boy is freed A small crowd gathered outside the prison gates on Tuesday night -- a few families and some rowdy teenage boys flaunting signs that said "I'm 18, Baby" and "Take Me Home" for the TV cameras.
POLITICIANS AT WORK
Austin student may be king of the spammers Spammers are proliferating in spite of new federal anti-spam legislation ... spam now accounts for 85 percent of all e-mail traffic, by some estimates.
Killed as she slept
Filing says Hacking then put body in a Dumpster
Scott ordered porn after tragedy Scott Peterson looked like anything but a fearful husband, ordering up hard-core porn on his TV and flashing a big grin at a vigil soon after his pregnant wife vanished, the court heard.
Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico growing A huge dead zone of water so devoid of oxygen that sea life cannot live in it has spread across 5,800 square miles (15,000 square kilometers) of the Gulf of Mexico this summer, in what has become an annual occurrence caused by pollution.
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