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April 18, 1999
Editor's note: Four students in Melissa Eastman Wantz's creative writing class at El Camino High School in Ventura collaborated on this poem in reaction to the article, "A Silence Settles Along Borders as Refugees Vanish," and photo on the front page of the April 8 edition of The Times: Blace Refugee Camp, Yugoslavia April 8, 1999 Their empty tents, a trail of tears, Twenty thousand people gone, vanished In the night. Families lost, freedom separated; What are they thinking?
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March 28, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council agreed Friday to spend $2.1 million to fix 23 miles of sidewalks across Los Angeles. Last week, council members had considered not repairing the sidewalks and instead using the money to help offset a $250-million projected shortfall in next year's budget. But after an impassioned plea from Councilwoman Janice Hahn, they decided to repair the walkways after all. "It's not about sidewalks," Hahn said. "It's about people.
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October 11, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
After four days on high alert, New York City police announced that they were scaling back a subway security crackdown prompted by a report of a terrorist plot to blow up trains. City officials said they were still investigating claims by a federal intelligence agency informant that operatives in Iraq had hatched a plot to attack the subways using baby strollers packed with remote-controlled explosives.
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September 7, 1991
Authorities raided a storage warehouse Friday and found truckloads of stolen goods that included baby strollers, cases of champagne and boxes of cereal, totaling about $500,000. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Jim Harris said many of the goods were cargoes hijacked from shipping trucks or stolen from various distribution warehouses in Los Angeles County. Deputies served a search warrant at the warehouse at 1914 E. Edinger Ave.
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January 16, 1999 | REGINA HONG
Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa is sponsoring "Thank God for Babies Day" on Jan. 23, the day after the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion. Lisa Burroughs, the organizer for the event, said there will be games for babies and parents, and free baby clothing, strollers and baby furniture will be given out to mothers in need. She said the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3800 S.
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November 11, 1992 | JULIE TAMAKI
A stolen car, 40 tires and a couple of pay telephones were among the items that a crew of workers discovered Tuesday in the third annual cleanup of La Tuna Canyon in Tujunga. The upper canyon is the site of a two-week cleanup by minimum-wage Los Angeles Conservation Corps employees and volunteers from the California Environmental Project, said Scott Mathes, executive director of the project. The second phase of the cleanup, in the lower canyon, will be launched in mid-December, he said.
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