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Thursday, January 27, 2000

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  • Black Doctors Charge Exclusion By HMOs

    This week, African American doctors charged that HMOs systematically exclude them and reduce black patients’ chances of selecting physicians of similar racial backgrounds. [includes rush transcript]

  • Gore and Occidental: Environmental Activists Arrested at Gore Headquarters, as U’Wa Expelled from Land

    Eight environmental activists were arrested yesterday inside the New Hampshire campaign headquarters of Vice President Al Gore, after they conducted civil disobedience to protest Occidental Oil’s plans to drill in the Colombian rainforest. The protesters, from the groups Amazon Watch, Rainforest Action Network, Acerca and Native Force Network, were demanding to speak with Gore over the growing crisis in Colombia. Gore owns up to half a million dollars in Occidental stock and has historic ties to the company. [includes rush transcript]

  • Republicans, Democrats Clash in Debates

    Republicans sparred over abortion and Democrats accused each other of negative and dishonest campaigning yesterday as the two parties held their final debates before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. [includes rush transcript]