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LeConte safety hazard concerns mount

By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff
Friday December 14, 2001

Dangerous playground equipment, exposed piping and moldy bathroom floors are just a few of the safety hazards at LeConte School that parents and principal Patricia Saddler have been urging the district to fix for months. -more-



Out & About Calendar

Compiled by Guy Poole
Friday December 14, 2001


Friday, Dec. 14

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Psychic abilities?

Dan Dugan
Friday December 14, 2001

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Some like it hot

Sari Friedman
Friday December 14, 2001

For a good time you can search the bathroom walls for phone numbers, try a quirky new salsa recipe or get into your favorite pajamas to watch yet another rerun of “Sex in the City.” -more-



Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Staff
Friday December 14, 2001

924 Gilman Dec. 14: Hot Water Music, American Steel, F-Minus, Trial By Fire; Dec. 15: Strung Out, Limp, The Frisk, The Deadlines, The Creeps; Dec. 16: 5 p.m., Good Riddance, Missing 23rd, Downway, Audio Crush; Dec. 21: Kepi, Bonfire Madigan, Kevin Seconds; Dec. 22: The Lab Rats, Onetime Angels, A great Divide, Last Great Liar, Gabriel’s Ratchet; Dec. 23: 5 p.m., Over My Dead Body, Panic, Breaker Breaker, Some Still Believe; All shows start a 8 p.m. unless noted; Most are $5; 924 Gilman St. 525-9926 -more-



Berkeley girls on a hot streak, beat Encinal 10-0

By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff
Friday December 14, 2001

Berkeley High girls’ soccer coach Suzanne Sillett intentionally scheduled a very tough pre-league schedule for her team this year, intending to get the young ’Jackets ready for ACCAL play. But if the first two games are any indication, Sillett didn’t need to worry too much. -more-



Pacifica wars’ end in sight

By Judith Scherr, Daily Planet staff
Friday December 14, 2001

After almost three years of strife, peace may be returning to the five listener-sponsored Pacifica Foundation radio stations. -more-



Skeptics will write psychic test

Daniel Sabsay,
Friday December 14, 2001


A’s lose 2-time MVP Giambi to Yankees

By Ben Walker, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

NEW YORK – His long hair trimmed and his goatee shaved, Jason Giambi stepped into Yankee Stadium wearing a three-piece suit and looking like a new man. -more-



Advocates support parking study hold

By John Geluardi, Daily Planet staff
Friday December 14, 2001

City Council to consider definition of ‘culture’ -more-



Try transit first, the balanced approach

Wendy Alfsen
Friday December 14, 2001

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Cal’s Coughlin named USOC female athlete of the month

Daily Planet Wire Services
Friday December 14, 2001

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Cal swimmer Natalie Coughlin was named the female November 2001 Athlete and Team of the Month Award winner for athletic accomplishments during the month by the United States Olympic Committee on Wednesday. -more-



Ecocity plan unworkable

Michael Katz and Becky O’Malley
Friday December 14, 2001

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Clarification

Staff
Friday December 14, 2001

Jolyn Warford, Regional Marketing Coordinator for Whole Foods, said she provided the Planet with inaccurate information for its Dec. 5 story, “Protesters say hemp is food not drugs.” Warford said that, contrary to her previous statements, Whole Foods will continue to stock hemp food despite a new federal regulation banning the products. She said Whole Foods does not believe hemp food contains enough THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, to justify the ban. -more-



Hemp foods already comply – no THC

Richard Rose
Friday December 14, 2001

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Lakireddy judge pulls out of case

By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff
Friday December 14, 2001

Citing a “conflict of interest,” the federal court judge presiding over the trial of Vijay and Prasad Lakireddy, sons of jailed Berkeley landlord Lakireddy Bali Reddy, has handed the case to a colleague. -more-



Features

Scientists unsure of ecosystem’s carbon dioxide absorption rate

By Andrew Bridges, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO — Scientists are uncertain how much of the carbon dioxide given off naturally each year within the North American ecosystem is reabsorbed by that system, complicating calculations of the net effect of human activities on emissions of the greenhouse gas. -more-


Bay Area Briefs

Staff
Friday December 14, 2001


2002 projections released -more-


NASA to end three-year Deep Space 1 mission

By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO — NASA will cease communicating with its Deep Space 1 spacecraft on Tuesday, ending a three-year mission capped in September when the probe imaged what may be the darkest object in the solar system. -more-


Jeremy Giambi cited for marijuana possession

By Lisa Snedeker, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

Oakland A’s hitter caught in Vegas airport with a half-ounce in bag -more-


Appeals court upholds Setencich conviction

The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has upheld the tax-evasion conviction of Brian Setencich, California’s former Assembly speaker. -more-


State will pay guards’ legal expenses in prison rape lawsuit

By Don Thompson The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Corrections said Thursday it will pay for the legal defense of three current correctional officers and one former employee accused in a pending federal civil rights lawsuit. -more-


Orange County has least smokers

By Erin McClam, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

ATLANTA — Smoking is more common in the Midwest and South than other parts of the nation, while Orange County has the lowest rate in the country, the government said Thursday in its first city-by-city study of tobacco use. -more-


Former business partner of Mickey Thompson arrested

By Christina Almeida, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

Goodwin taken into custody for slaying of racing legend, wife -more-


Actress Winona Ryder arrested for alleged shoplifting charge

By Anthony Breznican, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

BEVERLY HILLS — Actress Winona Ryder has been arrested for illegal drug possession and shoplifting from a Saks Fifth Avenue boutique, police said Thursday. -more-


Fictional friends are familiar to many generations

By Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

Babar, Curious George are renewed and fun for kids -more-


Christmas critters have their parties in merry stories collection

By Zoe Ann Shafer, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

The best holiday tales are wrapped together in “A Christmas Treasury: Very Merry Stories and Poems” (HarperCollins, $16.95, all ages), a beautiful gift from illustrator Kevin Hawkes. -more-


Mistletoe is both good and bad

By Lee Rich, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

Kiss someone under the mistletoe and you’re doing what the Druids did centuries ago. That’s all that remains from the many mistletoe legends of European peoples of centuries ago. -more-


Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders concentrated in West

By Janis L. Magin, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

HONOLULU — Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are such a tiny minority in the United States that only seven states count them as more than one-tenth of a percent of the population, according to a 2000 census report released Thursday. -more-


Feds warn California must curb Colorado water use

By Ken Ritter, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

LAS VEGAS — California must meet a commitment to reduce its dependence on Colorado River water over the next 15 years, a federal Interior Department official warned Thursday. -more-


Election Section

Some water allowed to flow into grain fields

The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — With a heavy snow in the mountains, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has decided to release a small amount of irrigation water to some farmers who typically leave their fields flooded in the winter. -more-


Mother of Nevada teen slain by BIA officer says son unarmed

The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

ELKO, Nev. — The mother of a teen-ager who was slain by a Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer said the officer shot her unarmed son in the back after a struggle at their home on the Duck Valley Indian Reservation. -more-


Ag Department cuts first timber checks under new formula

By Katherine Pfleger, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

Nevada balances economy, environment in cat litter fight

By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

RENO, Nev. — Executives behind the largest maker of cat litter in the world figured they’d found the perfect place for a West Coast mine and processing plant when they discovered premium clay deposits in a high-desert valley north of Reno. -more-


A new tool in the fight against spam

By Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO — If your e-mail box is already besieged by unwanted salutations and solicitations, brace yourself — the onslaught is about to get worse. -more-


Copyright violation charges to be dropped against Russian computer programmer

By Brian Bergstein, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

SAN JOSE — Charges will be dropped against a Russian computer programmer accused of violating electronic-book copyrights in exchange for his testimony in the trial of his company, ending part of a case that has generated worldwide protests. -more-


Anger, some disgust, as Americans watch bin Laden smile

By David Crary, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

Watching a smiling Osama bin Laden assess the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a man who was in the World Trade Center that day said he wanted to smash his TV screen. Said a Marine who also watched bin Laden, “He needs to be taken out.” -more-


Space shuttle Endevour reports problems with a key navigation device

By Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA struggled Thursday to understand a fleeting but perplexing problem with one of space shuttle Endeavour’s key navigation devices. -more-


Two concourses closed in Boston after FAA finds security screeners with no training

By Leslie MIller, The Associated Press
Friday December 14, 2001

BOSTON — US Airways concourses at Logan International Airport were closed for 90 minutes Thursday after the FAA discovered some employees at security checkpoints were improperly trained. -more-


Editorial

BFD holiday safety tips

Staff
Friday December 14, 2001

The Berkeley Fire Department is offering several tips that could help people reduce the chances of being a fire casualty this holiday season. -more-


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News

LeConte safety hazard concerns mount By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 12-14-2001

Psychic abilities? Dan Dugan 12-14-2001

Some like it hot Sari Friedman 12-14-2001

Arts & Entertainment Calendar Staff 12-14-2001

Berkeley girls on a hot streak, beat Encinal 10-0 By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 12-14-2001

Pacifica wars’ end in sight By Judith Scherr, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Skeptics will write psychic test Daniel Sabsay, 12-14-2001

A’s lose 2-time MVP Giambi to Yankees By Ben Walker, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Advocates support parking study hold By John Geluardi, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Try transit first, the balanced approach Wendy Alfsen 12-14-2001

Cal’s Coughlin named USOC female athlete of the month Daily Planet Wire Services 12-14-2001

Ecocity plan unworkable Michael Katz and Becky O’Malley 12-14-2001

Clarification Staff 12-14-2001

Hemp foods already comply – no THC Richard Rose 12-14-2001

Lakireddy judge pulls out of case By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Scientists unsure of ecosystem’s carbon dioxide absorption rate By Andrew Bridges, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Bay Area Briefs Staff 12-14-2001

NASA to end three-year Deep Space 1 mission By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Jeremy Giambi cited for marijuana possession By Lisa Snedeker, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Appeals court upholds Setencich conviction The Associated Press 12-14-2001

State will pay guards’ legal expenses in prison rape lawsuit By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Orange County has least smokers By Erin McClam, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Former business partner of Mickey Thompson arrested By Christina Almeida, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Actress Winona Ryder arrested for alleged shoplifting charge By Anthony Breznican, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Fictional friends are familiar to many generations By Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Christmas critters have their parties in merry stories collection By Zoe Ann Shafer, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Mistletoe is both good and bad By Lee Rich, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders concentrated in West By Janis L. Magin, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Feds warn California must curb Colorado water use By Ken Ritter, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Some water allowed to flow into grain fields The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Mother of Nevada teen slain by BIA officer says son unarmed The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Ag Department cuts first timber checks under new formula By Katherine Pfleger, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Nevada balances economy, environment in cat litter fight By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

A new tool in the fight against spam By Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Copyright violation charges to be dropped against Russian computer programmer By Brian Bergstein, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Anger, some disgust, as Americans watch bin Laden smile By David Crary, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Space shuttle Endevour reports problems with a key navigation device By Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Two concourses closed in Boston after FAA finds security screeners with no training By Leslie MIller, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Flagged intersections to help pedestrians By Judith Scherr Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Guy Poole 12-13-2001

Staff 12-13-2001

Staff 12-13-2001

Oregon’s Tedford named new Cal head coach By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-13-2001

New principal brings hope to blemished Willard By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Gladstone makes his mark with new hiring By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-13-2001

Compromise cell phone antennae ordinance OK’d By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Shipp’s sharp shooting carries Bears past FSU By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-13-2001

Southside Plan draft released to commission, public By Hank Sims Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

City will give out Conscientious Objector information By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Planning Commission, public get first glimpse of draft Southside plan By Hank Sims Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Police department employee dies from aneurysm Planet staff 12-13-2001

Apartments put to the ’quake test By Michelle Locke The Associated Press 12-13-2001

‘American Taliban’ still source of angst By Justin Pritchard The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Supreme Court blocks sex predator’s release By Kim Curtis The Associated Press 12-13-2001

PG&E asks for permission to settle claims under $100,000 The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Array of electric, low-emission vehicles showed off By Steve Lawrence The Associated Press 12-13-2001

California making environmental justice tenet of air policy By Leon Drouin Keith The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Candidate looks to vouchers to improve system By Brian Bergstein The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Anti-Arab hate crimes drop from 9-11 level By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Authorities crack down on Middle Eastern students By Ben Fox The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Davis orders increase on terrorism preparedness By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Authorities arrest militant JDL members in alleged bomb plot By Linda Deutsch The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Medical-marijuana less popular than predicted The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Regulators OK selling gas co. space on pipelines By Karen Gaudette The Associated Press 12-13-2001

State regulators order Pacific Bell to speed up phone line repair jobs The Associated Press 12-13-2001

1,700 jobs cut by chip equipment maker in SJ The Associated Press 12-13-2001

SONICblue sues TiVo, alleging patent infringement on digital video recording By May Wong The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Nurses call for higher staffing levels By Judith Scherr Daily Planet staffBy Judith Scherr Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Guy Poole 12-12-2001

Senior forward one of Keys to ’Jackets’ success By Tim Haran Daily Planet Correspondent 12-12-2001

The tritium lab is dead – long live the....? Leuren Moret Berkeley 12-12-2001

Staff 12-12-2001

Police officer demoted after claims of sexual harassment By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Middle class needs housing too Michael O’Leary, Chair Berkeley Design Advoca 12-12-2001

Supervisors used false data to justify building Dublin juvenile hall By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Listen to hemp industry Adam Wiggins Director, Neoteric Pasadena 12-12-2001

Six projects vie for housing fund money By Hank Sims Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Hemp can’t make you high – ban is irrational Robert Sharpe, M.P.A. Program Officer The Lindesmith Center-Drug Policy Foundation Washington, DC 12-12-2001

Two hometown college men make good Staff 12-12-2001

City Council delays issue on conscientious objector info Daily Planet staff and wire reports 12-12-2001

California has most Death Row inmates By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Noncredentialed teachers to reach 21 percent by 2009 By Steve Lawrence The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Bay Area Briefs Staff 12-12-2001

SF Bar Association announces scholarship for Afghan women The Associated Press 12-12-2001

State Supreme Court to make decision in sex predator case By Kim Curtis The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Lawmakers, officials eye new counter- terrorism laws By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Redevelopment uproots tree farms under power lines By Eugene Tong The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Dying shopping malls reborn as old-fashioned downtowns By Jim Wasserman The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Compaq CEO ponders a future without HP The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Google search engine widens its net around the Internet The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Excite@Home can continue high-speed Internet service By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Anna Nicole Smith’s right to inheritance debated By Robert Jablon The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Some wild horses still sold to be slaughtered By Robert Gehrke The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Critics says Rocky Flats cleanup will leave the soil contaminated By H. Josef Herbert The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Drug tunnel found in Arizona; access for half-ton of cocaine By Arthur H. Rothstein The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Acting to end U.S. involvement in war By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Guy Poole 12-11-2001

Council may challenge huge northside project Jim Sharp Berkeley 12-11-2001

Staff 12-11-2001

Council to sift through cell tower regulations By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Middle East blame game Anat Resnick Oakland 12-11-2001

A season to share Staff 12-11-2001

Draft plan, substation and psychics on City Council agenda By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Transforming BHS into many small schools Carol S. Lashof Berkeley 12-11-2001

Need justice and fair play – not police state Ronnen Levinson Berkeley 12-11-2001

‘Micro’ quake hits city early on Monday Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Video games lack diversity The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Fairfax man fighting with Taliban recovering at U.S. base By David Martin The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Americans open wallets to aid besieged Afghan people By Arlene Levinson The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Packard Foundation stays out of Compaq- HP battle over deal By Brian Bergstein The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Calpine troubled by fears of Enron-style collapse By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 12-11-2001

San Jose tech co. outlook gloomy The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Anti-abortion Web site raises First Amendment concerns By David Kravets The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to U.N. By Kim Gamel The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Seniors not feeling the heat at home By John Geluardi, Daily Planet staff 12-10-2001

Out & About Compiled by Guy Poole 12-10-2001

Bombing Iraq will backfire Sheila S. Newbery 12-10-2001

Arts & Entertainment Calendar Staff 12-10-2001

Bears suffer another late collapse against Gaels Daily Planet Wire Services 12-10-2001

Congresswoman still feels support By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff 12-10-2001

Urgent car alert Ken Cheetham 12-10-2001

School construction two months behind schedule By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 12-10-2001

Berkeley planning is too complex Howie Muir 12-10-2001

Family, friends remember kidnap victim Xiana By Karen Gaudette, Associated Press Writer 12-10-2001

Bay Briefs Staff 12-10-2001

Customers come for food and a look at new cars By Jeff Wilson, Associated Press Writer 12-10-2001

ExciteAtHome’s death won’t kill the company’s broadband legacy By Michael Liedtke, AP Business Writer 12-10-2001

Criticism mounts over fluency test The Associated Press 12-10-2001

Homeless ‘Camp Paradise’ cleared out by rainstorm The Associated Press 12-10-2001

Moore Foundation pledges $261 million to conservation group By Matthew Fordahl, Associated Press Writer 12-10-2001

Substitute board members may come as a surprise By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff 12-08-2001

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 12-08-2001

Pre-1894 homes remain in an 1878 subdivision near downtown Susan Cerny 12-08-2001

School maintenance stinks Yolanda Huang Yolanda Huang, Yolanda Huang, 12-08-2001

The cultural revolution starts HERE ... By Sari Friedman, Special to the Daily Planet 12-08-2001

Arts & Entertainment Calendar Guy Poole 12-08-2001

St. Mary’s repeats in rematch By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 12-08-2001

Jetco owner charged with illegal dumping By John Geluardi, Daily Planet staff 12-08-2001

Don’t bash it – great stuff to buy in Berkeley Ying Lee 12-08-2001

‘My Sweet Lord’ to be rereleased in memory of George Harrison The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Local school construction comes up a little soggy David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 12-08-2001

Does ‘American Way’ mean all’s for sale? Marc Winokur 12-08-2001

Entertainment in brief by the Associated Press Staff 12-08-2001

Parking question needs balanced approach Deborah Badhia 12-08-2001

Bus driver disappears after route The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Police Blotter – Hank Sims 12-08-2001

Bay Area Briefs Staff 12-08-2001

Anonymous e-mail service still running after Sept. 11 By Matthew Fordahl, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Labor leaders, attorneys push measure for more benefits The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Hate crime victim recounts assault in his liquor store By Cadonna M. Peyton, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Rep. Gary Condit to seek re-election By Brian Melley, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Salamander endangered bid rejected By Leon Drouin Keith, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

‘Star Wars’ protesters convicted of trespassing By Christina Almeida, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

California’s 2002 races take their final form By Alexa Haussler, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Pakistani detainees appear in court a day after judge grants voluntary departure By Chelsea J. Carter, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Parents of ’American Taliban’ haven’t heard from authorities By Justin Pritchard, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Two Calif. murder suspects arrested in Reno The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Nevada students face stiffer college entrance requirements The Associated Press 12-08-2001

‘It’s our turn’ America, at war again, remembers Pearl Harbor By Jay Mes Song, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Administration officials pledge to work closely with miners By John K. Wiley, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Klamath Basin ski area proposal has been formally withdrawn By Jeff Barnard, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Senate may consider Klamath aid By Katherine Pfleger, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Suicidal factory worker involved in love triangle By Katrina Hull, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Indictments total 51 in McDonald’s scam The Associated Press 12-08-2001

LA Dodgers take a huge financial hit By Simon Avery, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

EarthLink to buy wireless services provider By Justin Bachman, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Packard Foundation to cast crucial vote against HP-Compaq merger By Brian Bergstein, The Associated Press 12-08-2001

State begins paying off grid manager The Associated Press 12-08-2001

Click and Clack Talk Cars Tom and Ray Magliozzi 12-08-2001