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October 30, 2004 | Scott Gold, Times Staff Writer
An international incident of sorts has broken out in Texas, after Gov. Rick Perry rejected President Bush's request that the nation's governors sign a proclamation honoring the United Nations. Perry believes the U.N. has not shown enough support for the United States' "efforts to bring freedom and democracy to the world," Kathy Walt, the Republican governor's press secretary, said Friday. Asked if she could offer specifics, Walt said: "I'm not going to. That is the extent of our statement."
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October 30, 2004 | Scott Gold, Times Staff Writer
An international incident of sorts has broken out in Texas, after Gov. Rick Perry rejected President Bush's request that the nation's governors sign a proclamation honoring the United Nations. Perry believes the U.N. has not shown enough support for the United States' "efforts to bring freedom and democracy to the world," Kathy Walt, the Republican governor's press secretary, said Friday. Asked if she could offer specifics, Walt said: "I'm not going to. That is the extent of our statement."
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January 21, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Monterey chapter of the United Nations Assn. has begun a campaign to raise at least $50,000 to help clean up land mines in Afghanistan. "It's a very exciting program, a way in which we can reach across the world," said chapter President Larry Levine. Afghanistan is one of the most heavily mined countries in the world.
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January 21, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Monterey chapter of the United Nations Assn. has begun a campaign to raise at least $50,000 to help clean up land mines in Afghanistan. "It's a very exciting program, a way in which we can reach across the world," said chapter President Larry Levine. Afghanistan is one of the most heavily mined countries in the world.
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