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Stories from Tuesday, April 8, 2003

Children aid cancer patients through Penny Wars (04/08/03)
Staunton second grader Natascha Bowles, daughter of Christina and George Bowles, places money in the school's Relay for Life bucket. After the first week, Staunton is in the lead in the Penny Wars. Elementary students all over Clay County are helping the American Cancer Society gear up for its annual Relay for Life. ...
Bush says it's unclear whether Saddam survived attack (04/08/03)
HILLSBOROUGH, Northern Ireland (AP) -- President Bush said Tuesday that Saddam Hussein is losing his grip on power "finger by finger" and he may even be dead after a massive bombing strike. Looking beyond the war, Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair said the United Nations would play a vital role in Iraq's reconstruction...
Park approved for new festival (04/08/03)
Babe Wheeler Park on Meridian, Hendrix and Colfax Streets. Restrooms, on the right, were broken into recently. The backstop in the distant background will be replaced in the near future. The Popcorn Festival Committee received approval for use of Forest Park for their festival Oct., 3, 4 and 5, from the Brazil Park and Recreation Board Monday evening...
Senate plan pushes alternative fuels (04/08/03)
INDIANAPOLIS - Senate Republicans unveiled their JOBS plan Wednesday, which is a package of special initiatives aimed at creating high-paying jobs in Indiana. The package includes an innovative program to promote the production and use of grain-based alternative fuels in Indiana...