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Navajo Nation council approves ban on commercial tobacco use in public places on reservation - Newsday

By germanifa01 - July 26th, 2008, 19:20, Category: General

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ The Navajo Nation Council has approved a ban on commercial tobacco in public places on its vast reservation — including such outdoor venues as rodeos and fairs. The measure would ban cigarettes and chewing tobacco — but not tobacco used in ceremonies for traditional or

Iowans to congressmen: Stop immigration raids - International Herald Tribune
POSTVILLE, Iowa : An immigration raid that arrested nearly 400 people in northeastern Iowa scarred a small town and tore families apart, residents said Saturday. Dozens begged a visiting congressional delegation to do everything in its power to stop federal immigration raids. The May raid in

Mississippi River oil spill has limited impact on wildlife, but worries remain for wetlands - Chicago Tribune
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A large fuel spill that has shut down 100 miles of the Mississippi River for four days has had a limited impact on wildlife so far, but officials are worried about fragile wetlands downstream. Almost 800 cleanup workers used containment booms, vacuum skimmers and other equipment

Deadly blasts rock western India - Detroit News
AHMADABAD, India -- At least 29 people were killed and 88 wounded when a series of small explosions hit the western Indian city of Ahmadabad on Saturday, a top official said, a day after seven similar blasts struck a southern city. Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat state where Ahmadabad