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  August - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days.
August's birthstone is the peridot, sardonyx, or sapphire.
August in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to February in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
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 Today in History: August 28
Ten suffragists were arrested on August 28, 1917 as they picketed the White House.
The amendment was approved by Congress shortly thereafter.
Women achieved the right to vote with the August 26, 1920 ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment which is commemorated by Women's Equality Day.
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 EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Ethnic Violence Intensifies Turkey's Iraq Debate
On August 27, Iraqi Turkoman leaders and representatives of one Kurdish group — the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) — signed a protocol that condemned the violence.
The increasing spirit of US-Turkish cooperation was underscored by the August 25 announcement by US military officials that Turkey would help supply electricity to northern Iraq.
Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer said on August 25 that any troop deployment would need "international legitimacy." At the same press event, military chief General Hilmi Ozkok denied reports that military leaders are divided over whether or not to send troops, but added ambiguously that "commanders can express a view in their own fields."
www.eurasianet.org /departments/insight/articles/eav082803a.shtml   (815 words)

 August 28 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining.
1990 - The Plainfield Tornado: An F5 tornado hits in Plainfield, Illinois, and Joliet, Illinois, killing 28 people.
August 27 - August 29 - July 28 - September 28 – listing of all days
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 The Black Commentator - Racist "Transformation" Strategies - Issue 53
As scholar Tariq Ali points out in the August 27 issue of Counterpunch: "For the US, the main thing in Iraq is to push through the privatisation of Iraq's oil, to achieve the liberalisation of the Iraqi economy and to get the big US corporations in there.
U.S. recruitment of Saddam’s former secret police (see Washington Post, August 24) is proof that occupation authorities feel surrounded and helpless against the popular forces that have been set in motion in Iraq, and will soon abandon a policy of co-optation in favor of assassination and fomenting civil war.
The final nail will be driven into the coffin of the corporate “transformation” of Iraq, and events will unfold along the more familiar paths of national resistance to occupation.
www.blackcommentator.com /53/53_war.html   (1452 words)

 eBay - august 28, Magazine Back Issues, Event Tickets items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
August 28 1978 TIME Magazine Godfather Mario Puzo
Wallsall V Southend United Sat 28 August 1965
LIFE Magazine August 28 1944 - Pedal Pushers
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 Active.com |
August 28, Sep 4, Sep, 18 and the finals October 2, 2004.
It consists of 4 separate events and race dates: August 28, September 4, September 18 and the finals October 2.
All events will be held in Plentywood, MT, at the Raymond Park, in Raymond, MT (7 miles North of Plentywood on Highway 16).
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 This Modern World by Tom Tomorrow: August 22, 2004 - August 28, 2004 Archives
August 29, 2004 - September 04, 2004 »;
As always, I've squeezed in more to do and see (except sleep and actually write anything) than any sane person would, resulting in a million notes and little analysis, even more so than on the round-the-world thing.
But he was busy talking with a German, and about five seconds later Leslie was hit on by a swarthy guy with fancy clothes and an agenda -- either seduction or possibly a time-share condo -- and we were soon walking away before there was any chance to talk.
www.thismodernworld.com /weblog/mtarchives/week_2004_08_22.html   (2349 words)

 I, Cringely . August 28, 2003 - Stupid Microsoft Tricks | PBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
August 28, 2003 - Stupid Microsoft Tricks
The fussy old toad pictured here was the original “I, Cringely” mascot, circa 1997.
It is only a short step then to erasing e-mails because doing anything less would be helping to kill Microsoft, not Burst.
www.pbs.org /cringely/pulpit/pulpit20030828.html   (1690 words)

 Peace Corps Online | August 28, 2003 - St. Paul Pioneer Press: Bush meets with future PCVs in Minneapolis
Read and comment on this editorial from the Minneapolis Star Tribune on August 26, 2003 that the Peace Corps has a strong ally in President Bush and his efforts to increase the corps budget and expand the number of corps volunteers to 14,000 by 2007.
Read and comment on this op-ed piece from Time Magazine on August 18, 2003 by Politial columnist Joe Klein about Teach for America (TFA), the exemplary national-service program that sends recent college graduates to teach for two years in the poorest urban and rural school districts.
In the midst of the 2000 presidential campaign, George W. Bush had a private breakfast in Los Angeles with members of Teach for America (TFA), the exemplary national-service program that sends recent college graduates to teach for two years in the poorest urban and rural school districts.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2015732.html   (4418 words)

 Alex Barnett blog : Sunday, August 28, 2005 - Posts
ZDNet's Joe Brockmeier tries to explain that not having a joint research project between OSDL and Microsoft is a good thing.
Thankfully, we scraped through, 2-1 in Ashes - the greatest contest in cricket - with one to play.
A small survey taken by Nooked indicates how RSS is ubiquitous among key influencers.
blogs.msdn.com /alexbarn/archive/2005/8/28.aspx   (216 words)

 Sunday August 28 | The Laura Flanders Show | Air America Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Was going to stick it out until they run out of diesel fuel for their generator at least.
On the bright side, the extremes that the MSM has gone recently really lays plain in a way never seen before what their real corporate agenda is and how far they will go to implement it.
There supposed to be here to help in the event of disasters but Bush has sent them to Iraq making it harder to respond to a homegrown crisis.
shows.airamericaradio.com /lauraflanders/node/2790   (4296 words)

 August 27, 2001 Aurora Gallery
The impact triggered modest auroras across Europe, Canada and the northernmost United States.
Photo #1 captured an Iridium satellite flare against a backdrop of red-hued auroras.
Cantin: "This was not a big display, but there were a few good moments with rays up to 35° high." Photo details: 28mm @ f2.8, 25 seconds, Kodak Supra 400 film.
www.spaceweather.com /aurora/gallery_27aug01.html   (233 words)

 August Cup Soccer Tournament Home Page
All teams will be seeded against teams of a similar skill level in order to provide at least three competitive games to every team.
The tournament is planning to again be filming games throughout the tournament for broadcast the weekend of the tournament.
Passback -The August Cup collects gently used soccer gear (jerseys, shorts, shoes, cleats, socks, gloves, etc) for Passback, the national program sponsored by the US Soccer Foundation and Major League Soccer that recycles our old gear so that others can enjoy the Beautiful Sport.
www.augustcup.com /index.php   (423 words)

 Park Update: WDW August 22-28, 2005
A patch for the flaw had been released by Microsoft on August 9, but the patch had apparently not yet been applied by Disney.
Last week, in a rundown of the status of high-speed Internet access at the resorts, we noted that access at the Swan and Dolphin resorts was included in the $10 per night resort fee.
Annual Passholder and Florida Resident discounts have been released for August 28 through October 4, with rates starting at $59 per night for value resorts and $89 per night for moderate resorts.
www.mouseplanet.com /parkupdates/wdw/wdw050822.htm   (3275 words)

 NucNews - August 28, 2002
In late August, the Asadabad base came under rocket attack from the neighboring mountainside twice in two days, though none of the rockets hit the base.
From the initial use of such agents in extremis to repel Iranian offensives, the Iraqis went on to deploy them extensively as a vital element of their assaults in the spring and summer of 1988 to retake lost territories.
It was only when, following the truce with Teheran in August, Saddam made extensive use of chemical agents to retake 4,000 square miles controlled by the Kurdish rebels that the Security Council decided to send a team to determine if Iraq had deployed chemical arms.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2002nn/0208nn/020828nn.htm   (20073 words)

 CNN - Bonnie back as hurricane - August 28, 1998
The Associated Press and Reuters contributed to this report.
Bonnie upgraded to hurricane status again as it nears sea - August 28, 1998
Slow-moving Bonnie drenching N. Carolina coast - August 26, 1998
www.cnn.com /WEATHER/9808/28/bonnie.02   (859 words)

 The London Fog: August 28, 2005
Local Liberals seem to have the same press conference coaches, employing the same enthusiastic euphemism "business" for forced expropriation and redistribution.
According to the London Free Press, federal Housing Minister and London North-Centre Liberal MP Joe Fontana was in London today to hone his image as defender of the poor by announcing"$13 million to help London families struggling to keep a roof over their heads."
It is our understanding that only one political party not represented in the Ontario Legislature (in particular, the Green Party of Ontario) has been called upon to testify.
thelondonfog.blogspot.com /2005_08_28_thelondonfog_archive.html   (7793 words)

 Peace Corps Online | August 28, 2003 - Kansas City Star: Coleman says he'll push for more Africa AIDS funding
August 28, 2003 - Kansas City Star: Coleman says he'll push for more Africa AIDS funding
Congress, which has been on its traditional August recess, returns next Tuesday.
August 19, 2003 - SSenator Coleman to get a first-hand look at effects of AIDS, meet with Peace Corps Volunteers in Africa
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/2016059.html   (2682 words)

 Ben Maller : Archives - August 28, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rumors from August 28, 2005: College Rumors and Notes, MLB Rumors and Notes, NBA Rumors and Notes, NFL Rumors and Notes, Odd Notes and Stuff
Those salaries were enhanced by escalators totaling $5.5 million that Seymour earned in his rookie contract that will be disbursed over the final two years.
The Dan Dickau deal between Boston and New Orleans remains in place, but late August vacations have slowed the pace of the transaction.
www.benmaller.com /archives/2005/august/28.html   (8426 words)

 PICKING A FIGHT - August 28, 2000
You didn't see Charlton Heston onstage in Philadelphia; you couldn't miss Jesse Jackson in Los Angeles.
The fact that Gore is having to fight for his own base in August is an indication of just how much trouble he is in.
Many voted for Clinton last time but favored Perot in 1992 and don't always care enough about politics to go to the polls at all.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/time/2000/08/28/fight.html   (1603 words)

 Transcript for August 28 - Meet the Press, online at MSNBC - MSNBC.com
You just heard the ambassador saying there are very few combat-ready Iraqis who could replace American troops on the front line.
Senator Joe Biden, a Democrat from Delaware, said there are about 3,000 in his estimation, after 28 months of the war.
However, you know, I pulled out a quote, 24 August news conference, Secretary Rumsfeld: "Throughout history there's always been those that predicted America's failure just around every corner." And he goes on to talk about "many Western intellectuals praised Stalin during the period of World War II."
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/9064938   (7208 words)

 From Behind the Wall of Sleep, “Katrina II”   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dan, you guys are in our prayers...get to high ground and let us know how you're doing, amigo.
Posted by: denise on August 28, 2005 9:28 pm
I saw from BoingBoing that Brian Oberkirch has set up a Slidell damage blog to collect and sift information about Slidell.
www.wallofsleep.com /pM/story.php?id=828_0_7_0_C   (179 words)

 WhatReallyHappened.com: August 22, 2004 - August 28, 2004 Archives
Anticipating the release of devastating new poverty and health care statistics, the Bush administration today took the extraordinary step today of trying to bury the numbers.
Specifically, the Administration had its top political appointee at the Census Bureau release the numbers a month earlier than usual, during the August congressional recess when many reporters and Americans take their summer vacations.
The rescheduling of the announcement also means that the bad numbers will not come out in September immediately after the Republican National Convention, when they have traditionally been released.
www.whatreallyhappened.com /archives/week_2004_08_22.html   (9984 words)

 Amazon.com: Michael Coleman, August 15-August 28, 1986: [exhibition and catalogue: Books: Michael Coleman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This item is not eligible for Amazon Prime, but over a million other items are.
I own the rights to this title and would like to make it available again through Amazon.
Be the first person to review this item.
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 www.cyclingnews.com news and analysis
First Edition Cycling News for August 28, 2005
Russia's Denis Menchov (Rabobank) won the first stage 7 km time trial in a time of 9 minutes and 45 seconds, and becomes the first overall leader of the 2005 Vuelta a España.
The first stage was a 28 km team time trial.
www.cyclingnews.com /news.php?id=news/2005/aug05/aug28news   (2064 words)

 Commissioners Court, August 28, 2001
It is the practice of the Travis County Commissioners Court to allow the public to testify before the Commissioners Court on any item listed on its agenda, whether it is posted formally as a public hearing or not.
Tuesday, August 28, 2001, 9:00 AM Hear the discussion.
www.co.travis.tx.us /commissioners_court/agendas/2001/08/vs010828.asp   (1481 words)

 August 28The Daily Bleed: A Calendar Better Than Boiled Coffee! A People's History: Social, Cultural, Labor, Arts & ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
August 28The Daily Bleed: A Calendar Better Than Boiled Coffee!
A People's History: Social, Cultural, Labor, Arts & other events Mom & Pop forgot to tell you about!
The Daily Bleed is freely produced by Recollection Used Books
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eHealthy News You Can Use - Issue 354 - August 28, 2002
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Mercola encourages you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with a qualified health care professional.
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