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International News

September 30, 2004 Executive Editor 0

British hostage in Iraq pleads for help; concern surfaces about ransom payments BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – A weeping British hostage was shown pleading for help between the bars of a makeshift cage in a video that surfaced Wednesday, a sobering reminder of the grim reality for at least 18 foreign captives still held by Iraqi militants.

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Judge strikes down secret searches by the government as unconstitutional

September 30, 2004 Executive Editor 0

NEW YORK – Declaring that personal security is as important as national security, a judge Wednesday blocked the government from conducting secret, unchallengeable searches of Internet and telephone records as part of its fight against terrorism.

The American Civil Liberties Union called the ruling a “landmark victory” against the Justice Department’s post-Sept.

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GOP legislator protests Moore’s university appearance

September 30, 2004 Executive Editor 0

RICHMOND – A conservative Republican state legislator is challenging George Mason University’s plan to pay “Fahrenheit 9-11” director Michael Moore to speak on campus five days before the election.

“How can GMU justify a $35,000 payment for any college speaker,” Del.

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Take me out to the ballgame…

September 30, 2004 Executive Editor 0

(In my best Rock impersonation)

FINALLY … BASEBALL HAS COME BACK … TO D.C.

That’s right kiddies, after months of debates and negotiations, the Montreal Expos are coming to town (much to the chagrin of the Baltimore Orioles).

The Expos play their last game in Montreal tonight.

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Intramural Results (Sept. 29, 2004)

September 30, 2004 Executive Editor 0

With a good mix of action to start things off, this was a good week for our intramural athletes.

Last Wednesday, in the flag football Co-Rec division, DPT 007 gets an easy one over Pharmacy 2007 by forfeit. Sports Phis beat MHA Suits 21-6. The Articulators pounded the Kwik-E-Martyrs 38-6, and PT 2006 edged Team Cummins 8-7.