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...criminals who use identity theft in committing terrorist acts and other offenses. The Senate approved a plan to pay tobacco farmers $12 billion to give up federal quotas propping up their prices. In the world In 1606, Dutch painter Rembrandt was...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Delegation weighs in on tobacco issue 5/20/98

...scheduled debate on the tobacco bill. Murkowski and Stevens had other concerns, including the cost of compensating tobacco farmers. ``Just as we provided assistance to timber workers in Southeast who were displaced, we have a similar obligation...
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...ordered the start of war against Iraq. (Because of the time difference, it was early March 20 in Iraq.) In 2003, tobacco farmer Dwight Ware Watson, who claimed to be carrying bombs in a tractor and trailer that he'd driven into a pond on Washington's...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: A few good questions to ask Al Gore 5/18/98

...considered harmless in this country in which cigarettes had for generations been called ``coffin nails''? Are tobacco farmers immoral? You say, ``There are those at the extremes of both parties who take a dim view of the future...


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