Wednesday, June 23, 1999

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  • George W. Bush and Stadium Financing

    Texas Governor George W. Bush huddled yesterday with members of Congress on his first trip to the nation’s capital since forming his presidential exploratory committee, and fattened his fund-raiser which was a $1000 a plate hamburger and hot dog dinner.

  • John Bonifaz

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Tuesday announced 31 new Fellowships to 32 individuals. All new MacArthur Fellows will receive unrestricted stipends ranging from $200,000 to $375,000 over five years, depending on the age of the recipient.

  • Al Gore and AIDS Drugs for Africa

    In seven years, nearly half the workers in America will be employed by industries that either are producers or intensive users of information technology, Vice President Al Gore said yesterday. During a campaign through Colorado, the vice president released a report from the Commerce Department that said new digital technologies are changing the way Americans work, live, communicate and play.

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