Tuesday, August 19, 1997

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  • UPS & TEAMSTERS REACH AGREEMENT

    After four days of intense negotiations, Teamsters officials and UPS have announced a tentative agreement to end the 15-day walkout of 185,000 workers.

  • VOTING AND DEMOCRACY

    With the huge amounts of money spent in nationwide elections, and the time candidates devote to raising those precious dollars, it might appear obvious that money is the most important factor in determining whether a candidate wins an election.

  • PETROGLYPH

    The 15,000 ancient drawings carved into the lava rock in a vast area outside Albuquerque, New Mexico, have long been considered sacred by the Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. In 1990, Congress recognized the significance of the petroglyphs by approving legislation establishing the 17- mile long and 7,200 acre site as a national monument.

  • CHRISTIAN APOLOGY

    Gay and lesbian groups were left stunned this past week by the unexpected apology by one of the founders of the largest conservative Christian organization in the country.