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Friday, June 2, 2000

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  • Ruling in Elian Gonzalez Case

    A federal appeals court sided with the government yesterday and denied an asylum hearing for 6 year old Elian Gonzalez, a hearing his distant Miami relatives were petitioning for without the consent Elian’s father Juan Miguel Gonzalez. The ruling means Elian could return to Cuba with his father within weeks.

  • Tito Puente Remembered

    Mambo giant Tito Puente died two nights ago in New York City. As we remember the Latin musician, we bring you a tape of a jam session recorded in 1991 at Pacifica station WBAI in New York. The session includes Puente, Celia Cruz, Machito, Bill Cosby and others.

  • Independent Party Activists Gather in Madison, Wisconsin

    A team of candidates for Congress, deeply rooted in the environment, is trying to strike a blow against incumbency. But these challengers have to overcome unique disadvantages, such as an inability to speak and a need for watering.