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St. Louis Public Radio News
11:27 am
Mon September 30, 2002

Durbin Says He'll Vote Against Iraq Resolution

Chicago, IL – Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said yesterday he plans to vote against President Bush's request for war approval plans against Iraq.

Durbin called the war resolution poorly timed and poorly reasoned. The Senate is expected to vote on the matter this week.

Durbin also said he does not consider Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein an imminent threat to the U-S, and says an invasion without clear backing from allies risks terror backlash against the U.S.
(AP/KWMU)

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St. Louis Public Radio News
9:41 am
Mon September 30, 2002

Saint Louis University Testing New Alzheimers Device

St. Louis Public Radio News
3:47 pm
Fri September 27, 2002

Creve Coeur Airport Displays WW1 Aircraft

St. Louis, MO –

A century ago, the Wright brothers took an historic trip in the world's first true aircraft. By World War I, the airplane had become a weapon of war. This weekend, pilots from around the country will land at Creve Coeur Airport in replicas of those early fighter planes. A group of local enthusiasts is hosting the event to teach today's generation about aviation's early wartime history. KWMU's Kevin Lavery reports.

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St. Louis Public Radio News
1:23 pm
Tue September 24, 2002

River Garbage Man Returns to St. Louis... to Clean

St. Louis, MO –

A group that travels rivers in the Midwest, cleaning their banks, will be in St. Louis today (Sept. 20). For the man who started the group five years ago, garbage is his career, and he wouldn't think of changing it. KWMU's Tom Weber caught up with the group last weekend on the Mississippi River in Alton, and has this report...

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St. Louis Public Radio News
11:30 am
Tue June 25, 2002

Ronnie White to become first black chief justice

Jefferson City, MO – A judge who opposed the nomination of
John Ashcroft for US attorney general is poised to become the first black chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court.

Ronnie White takes over as head of the seven-member court on Tuesday. He says his top priority is to encourage diversity within the state court system.

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St. Louis Public Radio News
9:44 am
Tue June 25, 2002

Ronnie White to become first black chief justice

Jefferson City, MO – A judge who opposed the nomination of
John Ashcroft for US attorney general is poised to become the first black chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court.

Ronnie White takes over as head of the seven-member court on Tuesday. He says his top priority is to encourage diversity within the state court system.

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St. Louis Public Radio News
10:29 am
Sun October 3, 1999

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Missouri Abortion Law

Jefferson City, MO – Planned Parenthood affiliates asked a
federal court today to block a new Missouri law that would require women seeking abortions to wait 24 hours after consulting a physician.

The lawsuit seeks an injunction against enforcing the law, which is scheduled to take effect October eleventh, on claims it contains
unconstitutionally vague and broad language.

The Legislature enacted the measure September 11 by overriding a veto of Democratic Governor Bob Holden.

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St. Louis Public Radio News
8:44 am
Sat January 30, 1999

St. Louis radio host injured in electrical accident

St. Charles, MO – KLOU-FM host Paul Arca says he thought he had been hit by lightning.

He was riding in the van when its raised boom hit the wire. The van caught fire, but Arca and the driver were able to
escape.

Arca is recovering at home. He was initially taken to a St. Charles hospital. The driver was not injured.

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St. Louis Public Radio News
8:44 am
Sat January 30, 1999

St. Louis radio host injured in electrical accident

St. Charles, MO – KLOU-FM host Paul Arca says he thought he had been hit by lightning.

He was riding in the van when its raised boom hit the wire. The van caught fire, but Arca and the driver were able to
escape.

Arca is recovering at home. He was initially taken to a St. Charles hospital. The driver was not injured.

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