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  March 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Protests against the 2003 Iraq war: Students protest and go on strike in a number of countries around the world.
Peace march: Estimates of between 125,000 and 250,000 people march for peace in New York City.
The march was organized by the group United for Peace and Justice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/March_2003   (4191 words)

  
 2003 invasion of Iraq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On March 20, 2003 at approximately 02:30 UTC or about 90 minutes after the lapse of the 48-hour deadline, at 05:30 local time, explosions were heard in Baghdad.
By 27-28 March, a severe sand storm slowed the U.S advance as the 3rd Infantry Division fought on the outskirts of Najaf and Kufa, with particularly heavy fighting in and around the bridge adjacent to the town of Kifl before moving north toward Karbala.
By the end of March, elements of the 82nd Airborne Division augmented with a mechanized infantry battalion task force of the U.S. 1st Armored Division began diversionary assaults in and around the city of Samawah in order to divert Iraqi forces that may have otherwise threatened the extended rear of the coalition's lead elements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_invasion_of_Iraq   (8782 words)

  
 March 2003
On March 13 a schedule is drawn up by which the five deputy prime ministers are to rotate as acting prime minister; according to this Covic is followed by Zarko Korac on March 17.
On March 16 Wen Jiabao is elected premier, and on March 17 a new cabinet is named that includes Li Zhaoxing as foreign minister, Gen. Cao Gangchuan as defense minister, and Jin Renqing as finance minister.
On March 18 Arjun Munda is sworn in as new chief minister.
rulers.org /2003-03.html   (1164 words)

  
 March 2003
Donald Rodell, 70, of Sheridan died Thursday, March 27, 2003, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.
Lewis was born March 7, 1923, in Millerton, Iowa, to Ernest and Lillian (Rousset) Lewis.
Holbert was born March 30, 1912, in Orella, Neb., to John E. and Stella M. (Heller) Holbert.
www.thesheridanpress.com /March2003.htm   (5168 words)

  
 March Obits 2003
She is survived by one son, Paul Foley of Prestonsburg; three daughters, Billie Jo Wireman, and husband, Bob; Betty Lou Derossett and husband, Paul, all of Prestonsburg; and Sara Smith, and husband, Robert, of Portsmouth, Ohio; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Born March 4, 1933, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Columbus Compton and Minnie Bell Hunter Shelton; her step-father, was the late Harry Shelton.
Born March 12, 1975, in Floyd County, he was son of Don Nelson and Louise Slone Nelson of Prestonsburg.
kahamilton.tripod.com /obits/march_obits_2003.htm   (5927 words)

  
 News Releases March 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MELBOURNE, FLA. March 27, 2003 ÑFlorida Tech civil engineering students bested about 25 colleges and university teams to take first place for their 2003 concrete canoe, Terminal Velocity, in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Southeast Regional competition.
Before his resignation in 2003, Rodgers designed, developed and implemented a comprehensive ethics and compliance program for the Olympic Committee.
MELBOURNE, FLA. March 11, 2003 ÑFor generations the prevailing wisdom on lightning was that it produced only visible light and radio waves, not X-rays or other forms of energetic radiation.
www.fit.edu /newsroom/news/2003.03.html   (2763 words)

  
 Canadian Broadband Continues Record Growth - US Broadband Penetration Slows - April 2003 Bandwidth Report
As of March of 2003 broadband penetration was at 33.8%, up from 33.5% in February.
As of March of 2003, of those connected to the Internet, 68.9% of US users at work enjoy a high-speed connection, up from 67.9% in February.
As of March of 2003, broadband use in Canadian wired households was 64%, over 30% higher than the US at 33.8%.
www.websiteoptimization.com /bw/0303   (481 words)

  
 DennisKennedy.blog: March 2003 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first comes from the ever useful CIO Magazine (free to qualified subscribers) and is called "Your Open Source Plan." The abstract says, "Once a toy for geeks, open source is slowly but surely filtering into the enterprise and transforming the way software is designed, sold and supported.
And any CIO without an open-source strategy in 2003 will be paying too much for IT in 2004." This article is as good a piece as I've seen on practical aspects of Open Source in the corporate enterprise, and includes a good number of actual "from the trenches" reports.
Although Microsoft Word's march to domination of the legal market has been relentless, there remains a significant core of lingering good feeling and support for WordPerfect in the legal profession.
www.denniskennedy.com /archives/2003_03.html   (3242 words)

  
 Waxy.org: March 2003
Recently, I noticed that several webloggers that discussed the suspected chemical weapons plant found in southern Iraq on March 24 weren't mentioning those claims turned out to be false, even after the story was
July 8, 2003: eBay removed the Javascript array that I was parsing to gather the auction data...
July 16, 2003: Consumption Junction has the video clip of the original Letterman appearance (careful at work).
www.waxy.org /archive/2003/03/index.shtml   (1378 words)

  
 beSpacific: March 2003 Archives
On March 24, I posted about Cal State's significant problem with their computer system and data privacy, and follow-up with this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education indicating that the university administration has determined it would be a good idea to address the issue now.
According to this article in the March 18 Chronicle of Higher Education, an important conflict has been identified between the Teach Act (2002), which lifts specific copyright restrictions for the purposes of distance learning, and the DMCA (1998), that has a provision preventing the circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.
On March 12, RIAA President Cary H. Sherman sent letters to 300 companies warning that "significant legal damages" could result from employers and employees who had already been identified via their IP addresses as having conducted music downloads using their respective corporate networks.
www.bespacific.com /mt/archives/2003_03.html   (7772 words)

  
 Newmark's Door: March 2003 Archives
March 29, 2003 in Food and Drink
Walter Willett said if you are going to take vitamin supplements, the five that most people might be deficient in are Folic Acid, B6, B12, D, and E. Now comes preliminary findings that Folic Acid, B6, and B12 may help slow Alzheimer's.
Population growth is apparently collapsing in Europe: "The average birth rate in Europe is estimated at 1.34 children per woman.
newmarksdoor.typepad.com /mainblog/2003/03   (3038 words)

  
 PapaScott » 2003 » March   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The march attempted to reach the gates of the US Consulate, and things got ugly.
He is an American in his mid-40s who has lived since 1990 in Germany, works as a sysadmin for nu2m.de (the fine folks behind mabber and blogg.de), and lives with MamaMaus and Christopher (6) near Hamburg.
You are currently browsing the PapaScott weblog archives for March, 2003.
www.papascott.de /archives/2003/03   (1628 words)

  
 FEMA: FEMA History
The Federal Emergency Management Agency - a former independent agency that became part of the new Department of Homeland Security in March 2003 - is tasked with responding to, planning for, recovering from and mitigating against disasters.
Just a few years past its 20th anniversary, FEMA was actively directing its "all-hazards" approach to disasters toward homeland security issues.
In March 2003, FEMA joined 22 other federal agencies, programs and offices in becoming the Department of Homeland Security.
www.fema.gov /about/history.shtm   (947 words)

  
 2003 March archive at Binary Bonsai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Published early in the evening on Monday, March 31st, 2003
Work is still being done on the site, though most of the things, with the exception of certain Gallery pages should be up and running by now.
There's still a calender (which right now only has this one post on it) in the bottom, and now there's also a search function, which while rudimentary is functional and finally an archive which'll allow you to view entire months in one stretch.
binarybonsai.com /archives/2003/03   (919 words)

  
 David Galbraith: March 2003 Archives
Rumsfeld favored a 'lightweight' approach to battle and this was successful in Afghanistan, I have a nagging feeling that the real problem with Iraq is that the plan is actually not Rumsfeldian enough.
With the full tax cut plan having benn approved by the House of Representatives the differences between the two branches of Congress will have to be resolved when the bill goes to the conference stage.
At 12:34 on the 5th June 1978, I was in a Maths class at St. Johns School in Northwood, Middx.
www.davidgalbraith.org /archives/2003_03.html   (6177 words)

  
 Science Today-March 2003 Edited by Chinnappan Baskar
However, their proposed remedies, such as mandatory inclusion of reviews in CVs, do not seem promising, not least because this is already routinely done and does not seem to change the general picture....
At sessions in Kyoto, Shiga and Osaka, the 3rd World Water Forum will highlight a crisis that currently forces more than one billion people to drink from sources contaminated with human waste, and leaves countless millions more with insufficient supplies to water their crops, or to spur industrial development.
The meeting is the culmination of the International Year of Freshwater 2003, declared by the United Nations to raise awareness of the worsening state of the world's water resources...
www.geocities.com /cbscientist/Science-Today/ST2003/march2003.htm   (11046 words)

  
 Netcraft: March 2003 Archives
In the March 2003 survey we received responses from 39,174,349 sites.
On 17th March Microsoft issued a security alert regarding a buffer overflow vulnerability which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on Windows 2000 machines.
The number of sites rebooting sets a lower bound on the uptake of the patch [a reboot is necessary as part of the patch installation] but will overstate the number of patched systems, as some sites will have rebooted for other reasons.
news.netcraft.com /archives/2003/03   (596 words)

  
 March 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
March 31, 2003 SchlumbergerSema, a business segment of Schlumberger Limited, today announced that Computershare Investor Services PLC, the world's largest share registry and a leading provider of financial market services and technology to the global securities industry, has extended its DeXa.Ensure business continuity agreement with SchlumbergerSema.
31 March 2003 - Yokogawa UK Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced the award of the first major STARDOM project in Middle East estimated to be worth EUR 6 million in January 2003.
It is scheduled to close on March 31, 2003, and ABB said proceeds from the sale would be used to further reduce its net debt.
www.industrialnetworking.info /news/D-2003-3.asp   (7978 words)

  
 March 2003
George is a founding member of the AFF which was established in 1989, and he has served in the position of President since 1990.
At the just concluded 2003 meeting, the following officers were elected to serve two year terms.
Based on their findings and investigations, the former Treasurer was indicted in Federal Court in December and a trial has been scheduled for early May, 2003.
www.amfed.org /news/n2003_03.htm   (7911 words)

  
 DrunkenBlog: March 2003 Archives
Damn, Slashdot picked this story up and ran with it along with most of the Mac news sites and a whole slew of PC ones.
Adobe has an article on their website now, advocating PC's over Mac's for their products, due to the PC having an impressive speed advantage over the Mac's.
Unfortunately it reads like a lot of his articles, in that seems as though he is reading straight from the PR sheet and is only hired to generate some pro/con website traffic.
www.drunkenblog.com /drunkenblog-archives/2003_03.html   (7522 words)

  
 Ed Driscoll.com: March 2003 Archives
Of course, Iraqi TV may simply be using their own copy of the the software that runs the Marc Herold polypseudomathicator to analyze their situation.
The fact that the US media--and presumably the media of other nations--was chattering away all day that Saddam may be dead has got to be increasing the sense of confusion that the Iraqi troops are facing--meaning that "decapitation" has its benefits even if Saddam wasn't actually killed.
Stasists and dynamists were of course the terms used by Postrel in her book, The Future and its Enemies, and as I've written before, Postrel's Weblog was one of the main inspirations for this blog.
eddriscoll.com /archives/2003_03.php   (9898 words)

  
 Wangjianshuo's blog: March 2003 Archives
At 12:20 AM, March 29, 2003 Beijing time, Microsoft cooperation called China Daily and told us that the news is released in April 1, 2002.
Page hits of March 2003 turned out to be 40K, 29% more than forecasted.
The city newspaper reported no case of SARS was found in Shanghai on March 27, 2003 as headline news.
home.wangjianshuo.com /archives/2003_03.htm   (8379 words)

  
 D-Lib Magazine (March 2003)
Music Information Analysis, Indexing and Retrieval, an Invited Session at SCI 2003, the 7th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 27 - 30 July 2003, Orlando, Florida, USA.
The deadline for submission is 25 April 2003.
ACH/ALLC 2003, Web X: A Decade of the World Wide Web, Association for Computers and the Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, 29 May - 2 June 2003, Athens, Georgia, USA
www.dlib.org /dlib/march03/03contents.html   (963 words)

  
 March 2003 Top Stories | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference
According to instruments aboard Mars Odyssey, the accumulated total radiation dose equivalent in Mars orbit is about two and a half times larger than that aboard the Space Station.
It will be launched early June 2003 onboard a Russian Soyuz-Fregat rocket.
This image of Iraq, Kuwait, and parts of Saudi Arabia and Iran was acquired by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite on March 21 and shows several thermal anomalies detected by MODIS that have been marked with red dots or outlines.
www.spaceref.com /news/march2003.html   (2157 words)

  
 March 2003 News, Expedition Coverage and Notes
Everest 2003: Charlie Wittmack the journey has started...
Everest 2003: Charlie Wittmack: I have made it safely to Kathmandu and have quickly been getting up to speed with the other expeditions in town.
IMG Mount Everest Expedition 2003 North Side (Tibet) Itinerary
www.k2news.com /stories024/march2003.htm   (794 words)

  
 Electrolite: March 2003 Archives
James Riley was taken prisoner on Sunday, March 23.
Excerpts from the address of Lieutenant Colonel Tim Collins to the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish, March 19, 2003:
And as someone who has volunteered in many a campaign I can tell you that for the last decade it has had all the uplifting inspiration of the Bataan death march.
nielsenhayden.com /electrolite/archives/2003_03.html   (8885 words)

  
 Linkmeister: March 2003 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We must focus on the first step in an ill person’s march toward recovery, health and growth: honest and dispassionate diagnosis of the underlying problem.
We must answer that question in order to have a chance of devising strategies to cure the problem, and take control of our lives.
Der Spiegel has an article in its March 17 issue entitled "The Unfettered Gulliver." It's an appraisal of George Bush's America.
www.linkmeister.com /blog/archives/2003_03.html   (4752 words)

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