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Tuesday, February 26, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 101



Taliban detainees remain in limbo

In metal cages open to the elements lie 300 prisoners, some of them allegedly members of the al-Qaida network and others former Taliban soldiers. Hooded and shackled, they were shipped from Afghanistan after being captured and are currently held by the U.S. military at its naval base in Guantanamo Bay,

Some early religions began with sex

I was driving through the north side of town last weekend, trying to ignore as much as possible the bombardment of advertisements that assault the vehicular Houstonian. Some ads threatened me with 20-foot-tall hamburgers, while others told me how I couldn't make it through life without groveling before their version of the Big Bogeyman in the Sky. The most memorable of these was on the bulletin board of a Baptist church, advertising the fun fun fun to be had at its abstinence rally. 

Crime rate stays high

"More police! Tougher laws! Harsher sentences!" This is the public's outcry whenever it comes to a forum on solving America's crime problem.

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