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posted by September 26 at 7:45 AMon
Back to Work: The G.M. strike is over. A “VEBA”—voluntary employee benefit association—was key to the settlement.
Ahmadinejad in America: Iranian President declares the dispute over his country’s nuclear program “closed,” says he’ll ignore U.N. measures.
Crushing of Dissent: Myanmar security forces have started to crack down on protesters, killing at least five.
Dept. of Lou Dobbs Having a Hissy: The so-called “virtual fence” along the U.S.-Mexico border is behind schedule.
Dept. of Lou Dobbs Having a Hissy Part Dos: The town of Riverside, N.J. has rolled back its strict immigrant laws after business plummeted and lawsuits piled up.
Boys of Bummer: After a vote, Barry Bonds’s historic 756th home run will be branded with an asterix, donated to the Hall of Fame.
Fly the Disney Skies: Two congressmen from North Carolina have introduced legislation that would force airlines to create “kid friendly” zones on flights. In-flight movies are to blame.
The Cost of Trash: Seattle’s garbage and sewer rates may be going up.
What He Really Wants to Do Is Run For Governor: Dino Rossi steps aside as head of his
campaign front nonprofit, claims he hasn’t decided yet whether or not he’ll run against Gregoire.
Cold Case: The bodies of a woman and child discovered twenty years ago have finally been identified.
Look, Don’t Touch: Seattle strip club owner Frank Colacurcio found guilty yesterday of misdemeanor assault upon a waitress.