News The Morning News
posted by July 1 at 10:27 AMon
(actually by Rebecca Tapscott)
Terrorism: Britain was placed on highest level of alert after a terrorist attack yesterday at Glasgow Airport. Five suspects are being held.
Dependence day: Hong Kong celebrated a decade of Chinese rule yesterday; tens of thousands protest.
Internet taxes: Today, Washington joins 21 other states in instituting a uniform policy to tax online purchases.
Union power: Washington State workers receive salary increases up to 25 percent, a testament to a good economy and growing union power.
Losers: After losing the racial tiebreaker case, Seattle Schools face attorney attempts to recover one million dollars in legal costs.
Behind every great man: Elizabeth Edwards re-joins her husband’s campaign after her most recent cancer diagnosis, working as a sympathetic face and appeasing varying political factions.
Like husband like wife: The wife of Argentine’s president, Christina Ferdenández de Kirchner, will run to replace her husband in the October 28 election.
Aftermath: After Hurricane Katrina, international aide brings change to Honduras.
Little people convention: Seattle area hosts the Little People of America conference and the 2007 Dwarf Athletic Association of America’s National Games.
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