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August 21, 1990 | From United Press International
Many parts of rural America soon may be "blind-sided" by the deadly AIDS epidemic, the National AIDS Commission warned today. In its third report, the commission, formed by Congress to oversee the nation's fight against AIDS, said the number of new AIDS cases diagnosed in rural communities is growing at an "alarming rate."
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December 9, 2002 | Ronald Brownstein, Times Staff Writer
Not dead yet. That was the defiant cry of Southern Democrats on Sunday after Sen. Mary Landrieu fought off a ferocious challenge, aided by President Bush, in Saturday's runoff election in Louisiana.
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April 16, 1987 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, Times Staff Writer
Here at the hub of the Texas prison network, buses and patrol cars loaded with convicts begin arriving at sunup. The bus from Fort Worth's Tarrant County jail leaves no later than 3 a.m. for the three-hour drive south to Huntsville, the first stop for all convicts sentenced to do time in a state penitentiary. The reason is simple: Every county tries to send its convicts early because the Texas prison system is so overcrowded that it could stop accepting prisoners at any time.
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