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By CHRISTY JOHNSON By CHRISTY JOHNSON Staff Writer APPLE CREEK -- Village Hall was flooded with engineers, homeowners and construction workers looking for answers to recent water problems at Monday's meeting.
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Satellite photos showing the disappearance of villages and a buildup of army camps offer what researchers say is potential evidence of human rights abuses in Myanmar, the scene of bloody anti-government protests that have drawn tens of thousands of demonstrators.
By Allan Dowd CASTLEGAR, British Columbia (Reuters) - Three decades after they fled the United States to avoid the Vietnam War, a small group of former draft dodgers gathered in Canada on Thursday, more convinced than ever that their anti-war stand was right.
By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sermons, books, notes and speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be spared the auction block next week because the civil rights icon's alma mater, Morehouse College in Atlanta, has bought them.
By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Freed Christian peace campaigner Norman Kember flew home to Britain on Saturday following his dramatic dawn rescue by special forces soldiers after being held hostage in Iraq for nearly four months.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Friends of U.S. peace activist Tom Fox, who was kidnapped and killed in Iraq, cited his stance against retribution on Saturday and called for the remembrance of all victims of violence around the world.
By Karen Jacobs and Tabassum Zakaria LITHONIA, Georgia (Reuters) - Speakers seized on the presence of President Bush to attack his policies on Tuesday at the funeral of Coretta Scott King, the first lady of the U.S. civil rights movement.
By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S.-led drive for political change in Myanmar is winning key support in Asia as refugees and other troubles caused by the military junta spill over borders, American officials said on Tuesday.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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