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  August 9 - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.voyager.in /August_9   (1252 words)

 The Soviet Army Offensive: Manchuria, 1945
[10-171] Commencing the attack without an artillery barrage at 0030, 9 August, under darkness and a torrential downpour from severe thunderstorms, the Soviets launched their forces along multiple axes over terrain the Kwangtung Army had thought to be impassible by large forces.
By 16 August the four combined arms armies had secured key cities in the region which ensured the collapse of the Japanese defenses in east Manchuria.
This delayed tramsmissions of cease-fire orders on 17 August 1945, during which time the Kwangtung Army was in preparation for a counter attack in the southeast.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/1986/RMF.htm   (5500 words)

 This Month In UFO History
On August 9, 1762, at Lausanne, Switzerland, he observed through a telescope a spindle-shaped object crossing and eclipsing the sun.
August 1927 artist, philosopher, and explorer Nicholas Roerich and other members of his expedition saw a huge, shiny, oval-shaped object, one side of it glistening in the sun, high over the Altai-Himalaya.
In August 1950 at RAF Farnborough, Stan Hubbard, an experienced test pilot, was walking across the airfield when he heard a humming, hissing sound.
www.rense.com /general39/tm_aug.htm   (6403 words)

 August 9 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1987 - 9 people are shot dead and 17 more injured as 19-year old Julian Knight opens fire at random in the Hoddle Street Massacre in Clifton Hill
1872 - Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (d.
This page was last modified 21:00, 29 June 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/August_9   (1103 words)

 CNN - Study urged of pesticide, youth violence link - August 9, 1999
On August 2, EPA banned the use of methyl parathion and restricted the use of azinphos methyl for fruits and vegetables because the pesticides can damage the brain and nervous system.
Environmental groups filed suit August 3 to force the agency to comply with the Food Quality Protection Act, which requires the agency to consider the risk pesticides pose to children.
Under the act, August 3 was the deadline for the agency to implement a program to screen and test 3,200 pesticides to determine their risk to children under the act.
www.cnn.com /NATURE/9908/09/pesticides.enn   (543 words)

 United for Peace : August 6-9: No Nukes! No Wars! Defend Democracy!
August 6 and 9, 2005 mark the 60th anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States.
Organize or participate in a candlelight vigil at the City Hall in your community on August 9.
August 6 and 9 National Days of Remembrance and Action are coordinated by: Abolition Now!, Be Safe Network, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Nevada Desert Experience, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Pax Christi New Mexico, Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance, Tri-Valley CAREs, United for Peace and Justice, and Western States Legal Foundation.
unitedforpeace.org /article.php?id=2959   (764 words)

 August 9
Minutes of the Waterford Township Board Meeting, held August 9, 1999 at 7:30 PM in Town Hall Auditorium, 5200 Civic Center Drive, Waterford, Michigan.
She will be off on vacation until August 16.
Township Board Meeting is the approval of a cooperative agreement between the Waterford School District and Waterford Township for the construction of the Pierce Middle School Athletic Complex.
www.twp.waterford.mi.us /clerk/minutes1999/august9.htm   (1213 words)

 Indiana State Fair August 9-20, 2006 -- Special Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
August 10 - IU Day - Fun activities and school information will be available.
August 15 - Ball State Day - Learn about all BSU has to offer from degrees offered to campus life.
August 18 - Visit Indiana Day - Discover all the different adventures Indiana has to offer from arts and culture, scenic getaways to family fun, brought to you by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development.
www.in.gov /statefair/fair/events   (2045 words)

 Jerilyn Feldman
On August 9, 1970, at 2:46 p.m., a Lockheed Electra crashed and burned, moments after takeoff, in
The Government of Peru, which concluded the plane was overloaded, suspended the line's operations for 90 days and fined it 100,000 soles.
A year after the crash, a memorial book, entitled "August 9, 1970, Cuzco, Peru," was published by the parents of Ardeth Marshall.
www.august91970.com   (427 words)

 August 7-9 DAILY CATHOLIC TEXT Section Three (aug7tx3.htm)
This Grecian-born pontiff, elected on August 30th, 257, was the twenty-fourth successor of Saint Peter.
Twelve years later, on August 11, 1253 Clare closed her eyes in Assisi for the final time.
Two weeks later, on August 14 Maximilian passed on to his Heavenly reward with Our Lady guiding the way for her priest-son who had been so loyal during life.
www.dailycatholic.org /issue/Aug/aug7tx3.htm   (2881 words)

 NucNews - August 9, 2004
Tokaimura was in the news again in August 1997 with the revelation that 2,000 drums of nuclear waste had been leaking for 30 years.
Early in the morning of August 9, 1945, a B-29 Superfortress called Bock's Car, took off from Tinian Island, with the prayers and blessings of its Lutheran and Catholic chaplains, and headed for Kokura, the primary target (its plutonium bomb was code-named "Fat Man", after Winston Churchill).
on August 9, fifty-nine years ago, the city of Nagasaki was instantly transformed into ruins by a single atomic bomb dropped from an American warplane, killing some 74,000 people and wounding 75,000.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2004nn/0408nn/040809nn.htm   (19856 words)

 August 9 - 16, 2000 - Church News
Buenos Aires, 10 (NE) On August 7 the feast of Saint Cajetan was celebrated in the capital of Argentina, with the assistance of thousands of people to the saint's worshipping shrine.
As Bishop François Nguyen Van Sang, from Thai Bihn, informed, responsible for the delegation is a priest in charge of the commission for the pastoral of the youth in the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh.
Buenos Aires, 9 (NE) "We follow your steps and announce your joy." This is the motto under which a great number of children of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires will make a pilgrimage to various Marian shrines on Saturday the 19 of August.
www.eclesiales.org /english/archive/0008-2.htm   (5197 words)

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"The August bounce back still leaves sales slower than they were in the first half of this year," said Celia Chen, an economist for Economy.com.
In August, the number of new homes for sale increased from 396,000 to 404,000, the highest in 25 years.
The median price of a new home sold in August fell from $214,400 to $208,900, the lowest in eight months.
www.marketwatch.com /News/Story/Story.aspx?guid={91801917-EEE9-42D0-A9A5-A060E4F86798}&siteid=mktw   (719 words)

 Documented Life | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
August 9, 2003 5:30 PM Documented Life Miles has put his whole life up online for us to look at pictorially.
It's actually quite a poignant exercise, as we see the sweep of a life within a few clicks of a mouse -- like a weblog telling his story over a greatly extended period.
Just reading about how some years he was confused, or tried things and gave up on them, but still managed to figure things out and move on.
www.metafilter.com /mefi/27576   (349 words)

 August - Reading 9 - BaptistBoard.com
Some feel that the lord mentioned is Christ, however, the use of the term “unjust” and the switch to first person in verse 9 makes this less likely than the term “lord” referring to the earthly owner who had been bilked out of his money.
With our own impending crisis, Jesus here tells us that we are to act as prudently as the shrewd manager does when managing the affairs of our Father.
The “unrighteous mammon” spoken of in verse 9 is worldly wealth that will one day fail, be it due to poverty or death.
www.baptistboard.com /showthread.php?t=13178   (2605 words)

 Grindstone News, August 9, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is a kind book, a book filled with Audrey’s love for her people, and her home.
The book should be out by the end of August, and you can now order it either from Audrey or from Mrs.
  The father was German, and the children, 3,6,and 9, as they sat around the dining table, amazed their hosts by speaking German to their father, English to their mother, and Swiss German dialect to the young seventeen year old boy who accompanied them!
www.grindstoneisland.org /aminta/8998gn.htm   (1547 words)

 Video game violence decreasing children commiting violent crimes | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
August 9, 2005 10:06 AM Video game violence has been leading to less violent crimes in children.
And the question isn't whether or not it makes you more aggressive the question is whether or not it makes you less humane in the long term.
I believe the author's citing of declining crime statistics is merely to prove by contradiction that the claims of Thompson and Clinton are wrong.
www.metafilter.com /mefi/44150   (2457 words)

 In Hindsight, Kerry Says He'd Still Vote for War (washingtonpost.com)
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz., Aug. 9 -- Responding to President Bush's challenge to clarify his position, Sen. John F. Kerry said Monday that he still would have voted to authorize the war in Iraq even if he had known then that U.S. and allied forces would not find weapons of mass destruction.
At the same time, the Democratic presidential nominee said that his goal as president would be to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq during his first six months in office through diplomacy and foreign assistance.
Since last month's Democratic National Convention, the senator from Massachusetts has been under mounting pressure to provide a clearer explanation of his views on the war, including why he voted for the congressional resolution authorizing the invasion yet opposed funding for it.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A52839-2004Aug9.html   (1087 words)

 August 8-9 2004 Meeting of the Clean Water Management Board of Trustees
The City of Morganton and Town of Valdese have invited CWMTF Trustees, guests, and staff to a reception at 6:00 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm on Saturday, August 7 at J. Barton’s Steakhouse on the Catawba River at 315 Sanford Drive in Morganton.
CWMTF staff will meet after the Board meeting on August 9 and again at 9:00 am on Wednesday, August 11 in Raleigh to review of 2004B acquisition projects.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning a reconnaissance study of the Tar River Basin and Pamlico Sound to determine whether planning for flood damage reduction, environmental restoration and protection, and related purposes is needed.
www.cwmtf.net /aug04agenda.htm   (3435 words)

 PX NewsFlash; August 9, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A UK law which requires Internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications companies to be able to intercept and store electronic communications including e-mails, faxes and Web surfing data, took effect on August 1, 2002 under the auspices of RIPA, passed in 2000.
Personal data was leaked from Japan's new nationwide identification system just two days after it was launched on August 5, 2002 amid widespread fear that it would be prone to privacy breaches.
Both Edwards and Schumer said they see a role for new investigative techniques and want law enforcement to be able to use the methods against identified terrorists.
www.privacyexchange.org /news/archives/nf/newsflash020809.html   (3611 words)

 Democracy Now! | Headlines for August 9, 2004
In Venezuela, Reuters is reporting hundreds of thousands of supporters of Hugo Chavez rallied in Caracas yesterday, one week ahead of the August 15 recall vote which will determine if Chavez remains in office.
Nearly 9 million people have lost employer-backed health insurance over the last three years according to a new study by the Washington-based Center for Studying Health System Change.
The overall percentage of the U.S. population without insurance did not rise significantly but many of the people who lost employer coverage appear to have moved to public coverage under Medicaid and other programs.
www.democracynow.org /article.pl?sid=04/08/09/1339206   (1486 words)

 WDW Update August 9 - 15 2004
Those who do not yet have Disney Visa cards must apply by August 23 in order to have the application processed in time to participate in the auction.
November 28 and 30, December 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 17.
Discounts are available on rooms at Walt Disney World for stays from August 29 through September 29.
www.mouseplanet.com /parkupdates/wdw/wdw040809.htm   (3594 words)

 TaxProf Blog: August 9, 2004 - August 15, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
August 16, 2004 - August 22, 2004 »
Along with this, the foreign-earned income exclusion increased by 3.1 percent to $14.1 billion, while the exclusion for certain employer-provided housing expenses fell from over $2.1 billion for 1996 to just over $1.9 billion for 2001, a decrease of 9.8 percent.
The authors caution that well-run, medium- and small-sized organizations may be overlooked by potential donors simply because these groups lack the marketing capacity to generate the name recognition that attracts charitable dollars.
taxprof.typepad.com /taxprof_blog/2004/week33   (5430 words)

 Peace Corps Online | August 9, 2003 - Yahoo News: Ethiopia RPCV and State Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi drops ...
August 9, 2003 - Yahoo News: Ethiopia RPCV and State Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi drops out of California Governor's race
Caption: California Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi, a former Democratic state senator, answers questions from reporters in Sacramento, Calif., after he announced he would drop his bid for governor Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, hours before the deadline to file his candidacy papers in the October recall election.
Read and comment on this story from Yahoo News that Ethiopia RPCV and California State Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi on Saturday reversed his decision to run for governor in the recall election, but denied that he felt pressured out by fellow Democrats worried about losing the governor's office at:
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2015340.html   (1043 words)

 Berkeley Lab Currents -- August 9, 2002
ach August the Currents staff takes a short break to regroup, plan for the next fiscal year, and think of better ways to serve our readers.
While munching on Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, members of Congress, their staff, and the general public mingled and viewed a demonstration of Aeroseal and various other exhibits of energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies.
The event was held on July 9 in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington D.C. Developed at Berkeley Lab after years of RandD under the leadership of Mark Modera of EETD, the start-up Aeroseal was founded to commercialize the technology.
www.lbl.gov /Publications/Currents/Archive/Aug-09-2002.html   (7553 words)

 Today in History: August 9
On August 9, 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson signed the Treaty of Fort Jackson ending the Creek War.
The war began on August 30, 1813, when a faction of Creeks known as the Red Sticks attacked a contingent of 553 American settlers at Lake Tensaw, Alabama, north of Mobile.
In response, Jackson led 5,000 militiamen in the destruction of two Creek villages, Tallasahatchee and Talladega.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/aug09.html   (446 words)

 August 9, 2002
August 9 - Bristol, RI Ronn Loewenthal sent us this photo of a monolithic artifact more than twice the size of the man holding it.
August 9 - Newport, RI Bay Area sailor Bruce Schwab and the Wylie-designed Open 60 Ocean Planet are in Newpor