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December 17, 1988 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
Dramatically demonstrating its new openness toward religion, the Soviet Union has accepted offers of 2 million New Testaments from two Western ministries whose reputations were built on illegal "Bible smuggling" into Communist countries. The first 100,000 of 1 million gift editions from one of the clandestine groups, the Netherlands-based Open Doors, reportedly arrived in Moscow this week.
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December 17, 1988 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
Dramatically demonstrating its new openness toward religion, the Soviet Union has accepted offers of 2 million New Testaments from two Western ministries whose reputations were built on illegal "Bible smuggling" into Communist countries. The first 100,000 of 1 million gift editions from one of the clandestine groups, the Netherlands-based Open Doors, reportedly arrived in Moscow this week.
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March 7, 2004
Regarding "Disabled Passengers Are Finding Flying an Improved Experience," Jan. 18: I am the executive director of Open Doors Organization, a social action, research nonprofit in Chicago. We are working with nearly every major airline to educate them on travelers with disabilities. We strive to make travel a good, smooth experience for everyone. The 2002 Open Doors Organization Market Study on Travelers With Disabilities showed that travelers with disabilities spend $13.6 billion a year on travel.
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August 28, 2005 | Jane Engle
GOLD coins, bottles and other artifacts recovered from the Republic, a ship that sank off Georgia during an 1865 storm, comprise the heart of the collection at a new museum in New Orleans. Odyssey's Shipwreck & Treasure Adventure, which was to have opened Saturday, presents about 200 items from the vessel. Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. of Tampa, Fla.
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July 22, 2007 | CATHARINE HAMM
Question: My mother, 84, wound up stuck on a plane because of bad weather while trying to get from Long Beach to Rochester, N.Y. After nearly five hours on the tarmac at JFK, her connecting JetBlue flight was canceled, the plane returned to the gate and she said passengers were told no flights were available. She was tired and confused. A seatmate helped her get a bus to Syracuse, where my husband picked her up. Who's to blame? NANCY ESTABROOKS Wyoming, N.Y.
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