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Monday, June 28, 2004
Today's list includes 47 items. Some sites may require registration.
Editor's picks -- those considered particularly interesting, newsworthy or well-written -- are noted by the number sign (#).
Links are listed alphabetically by country, then by state, province
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# (Crime) Daniela Dawes should be in jail: husband
(Education) School plans are 'on right track'
(Advocacy) Candidates silent on disability issues
(Accessibility) City waives fees for victim
# (Contribution / Arts) Renowned troupe builds on reputation; Famous People Players founder plans for future
# (Eugenics / Bioethics) 'Nazi shadow' over IVF research
(Contribution / Education) Deaf groups announce undergraduate scholarship
(Housing) Generations fixed in state homes
(Misc) Priest blazed trails for Taiwan's disabled
# (Accessibility / Technology) Home Office, IT firms could face fines over disability non-compliance
# (Employment) NHS doctors 'face discrimination'
# (Misc) 'Quack autism cures must end'
(Misc) One in two on disability claim for five years
# (Accessibility / Laws) Nuns must find £400,000 for disabled access or close shrine at Tyburn
# (Employment) Disabled receptionist loses tribunal case
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(Accessibility / Laws) Court Dodges Fight Over Disabled Seating
# (Advocacy) ADAPT: They're Back -- members of Congress at home, push for MiCassa and MFP
(Advocacy - not specific to disabilities) Short on money, advocates take their causes straight to voters
(Euthanasia / Assisted suicide) Oregon, Colorado right-to-die groups may merge
# (Achievement / Advocacy) Disability hasn't stopped educator
(Misc) Disability insurer loses appeal
(Relationships) Wedding offers couple new start
(Safety) Early morning fire displaces family of 9 from Pompano home
# (Community living) The right thing for Candace
# (Death penalty) Clemency Denied for Ga. Death Row Inmate -- Robert Karl Hicks has a mental illness
# (Misc) 99X official suspended for ad parody deemed 'offensive'
# (Service animals) What do you get when you breed Labradors with poodles? Labradoodles
(Technology) Assistive equipment loans available by Times-Picayune disability issues columnist Jane Pic
# (Children) Carter, Winfrey join others honoring Mattie Stepanek
# (Accessibility / Recreation) Stadiums slow to conform to access laws
# (Institutions) Fernald -- Attorney rejects proposal: State's plan relies on group homes
(Misc) Autism center opening later this year
# (Criminal justice system) Morris: Jail not fit for mentally ill
# (Achievement / Education) Walking toward the future
(Education - not specific to disabilities) Summer Camps Focus on Ending Rule of Bullies New York Times registration required - free
(Health care) New York's drug plan may be better than the feds'
# (Laws) Deaf woman sues doctor
# (Achievement / Recreation) Volunteer honoree leaps at skydiving
# (Laws) Time may run out for free parking
# (Employment) Initiative helps disabled with work
# (Accessibility / Travel) Virginians set standard for disabled travel guides
(Euthanasia) Why physician-assisted suicide isn't an option for Alzheimer's
# (Achievement / Sports) The Toughest Lap
(Children) Yacht jaunt delights disabled
(Health care) Urgently needed mental care delayed
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