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Stories from Monday, March 24, 2003

Kids learn where food really comes from (03/24/03)
Alan Swalls, left, from Growers Co-op, explains processing wheat from the field to the table, to Jordan King, middle, and Josh Bowles. The Van Buren 4th graders were attending the annual Clay County Ag Day program Friday at the 4-H Fairgrounds. You are what you eat?...
Iraq: Latest news at deadline (03/24/03)
-- President Saddam Hussein addressed his nation and vowed that "victory will be ours soon." He appeared on television in full military uniform to rally his troops, and said that these were decisive days and that Iraqi fighters were "causing the enemy to suffer and to lose every day."...
Sergeant detained in Kuwait attack (03/24/03)
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- When Sgt. Asan Akbar was taken into custody for allegedly killing a fellow serviceman with a grenade, an Army spokesman said he may have acted out of resentment. But where such bitterness may have come from remains a mystery. Akbar had reportedly told his mother he feared persecution because he is a Muslim and been reprimanded recently for insubordination. The deadly attack at a Kuwait base also wounded 15 other soldiers Sunday, three seriously...
United Way allocates funds (03/24/03)
Pictured are the United Way board members and new officers for 2003. Front row: Rich Johansen, secretary; John Lee, president; Lynn Stoelting, allocation chairperson; and Jennifer Orr, board member. Back row: George Long, treasurer; Lee Reberger, board member; Jeff Deakins, board member; and Melissa McCullough, board member...