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Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 2005, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2A The 2005 IN THE KNOW How would you finance a calling A briefing on whats news HEADLINES Iowa schools adopting tougher standards In science Iowa prison escapee captured near prison in Illinois Growing number of clinics deal with sleeping problems Pet elk killed Fairfax couple offer reward for information CASINO BLOCKED Nearly three dozen members of including Chuck and other leaders from both pressed the government to block a Louisiana Indian tribe from opening a casino while the lawmakers collected large donations from rival tribes and their Jack 4A ABDUCTION FILMED A mechanic with a long criminal record was convicted Thursday of raping and strangling an 11yearold girl whose abduction was captured by a carwash security 3A WAR IN IRAQ WITHDRAWAL DEMAND One of Congress most hawkish and influential Democrats called Thursday for an immediate withdrawal from sparking bitter and personal salvos from both sides in a growing Capitol Hill uproar over President Bushs war 3A MILITARY DEATHS As of service members have died since the beginning of military operations in March according to an Associated Press BURLINGTON SLAYING A drug counselor found dead Wednesday in a locked drug storage room at a Burlington rehabilitation clinic likely was strangled to investigators said A North Liberty man has been charged with murder in the IB BATES Robert who finished ninth among nine candidates in the 8 race for said he has begun a effort for the District 3 runoff race on Bates said hes running to protest current council member Wade Wagners 3B MONEY PLANT Plans for a million biodiesel plant in southeastern Washington County received a boost from the on SB ROYAL SCENERY Britains Queen Elizabeth II watches a fly past by RAF Jaguars in a diamond 9 formation at RAF in during a visit to the air base Her visit marked the 65th anniversary of the air HAPPY the Iowa football teams opponent in Iowa City is ranked nation this year at 295 Crushing yards per 1C GOING TWICE Reporter Christy Lemire is being Auctioned on Sort by someone she doesnt even Its not really Just a And a few other Check the bidding at COMICS SURVEY WHAT COMICS DO YOU READ Rate The Gazettes comics and Use the survey on page 7A of todays paper or complete an survey at CORRECTIONS CONVICTION FOR ESCAPEE Robert Joseph Legendre convicted in Nevada of use of deadly weapons and attempted Stories this week about his escape from the Iowa State Penitentiary have said he was convicted of because of incorrect information supplied to The Gazette and YEARS INCORRECT Larry found guilty Wednesday of vehicular homicide after a trial in Linn County District faced a maximum prison term of 25 The number of years was incorrect in a Thursday because of an editing The Gazette welcomes comments about the fairness and completeness of news headlines and captions in the When the content is found to be wrong or a correction or clarification will be published in this Please call 319 3983313 THE GAZETTE USPS 095680 Established January and published dally at 500 Third Avenue Cedar Iowa Periodicals postage paid at Cedar The Gazette Is a publication of Gazette Communications Subscription rates by Carrier per Motor Route delivery per By mail Morning Editions 7 for 4 weeks for 52 Other States and for 52 The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use for of all the local news printed in this newspaper as well as all AP news POSTMASTER Send address to Gazette Box Cedar 52406 1 Subscription Service 319 319 3393150 or General number 319 CONTACT US Al area codes 319 unless otherwise indicated GENERAL NEWS Cedar Rapids Iowa 3978212 TIP LINE Cedar Iowa CIRCULATION Cedar Rapids Iowa 3978333 Complete company plus email addresses at RECYCLE Commitment to the future The Gazette promotes agriculture by printing with soybean The Gazette often prints on recycled newsprint and encourages readers to drop newspapers for recycling at City 901 Ingleside Drive or their nearest recycling Jacquelyn Tribune Media Services Two entrepreneurs just came to my both through readers who found their stories as per and poignant as I One is Ido who wants to earn a technolo gy degree at Rutgers Uni versity by financing a Web site and selling space to people who want to be seen his goal a collage of colors and im He hopes for a bil lion By hed had And no The other is David Har of who became a and af ter seven years of teaching high school wants to get his Creative Writing But hes expecting another He wants to be a without burden ing his family with the debt that stu dent loans for those three years would And so he is offering a piece of the Hes seeking investors in his future income as a Theyll re some portion of 20 percent of Ger shons Some been telling him to quit whining and others express sadness for his Faust ian What Gershon wants is to be an artist in a pure He assumed that most people would see that his quest isnt about Most COMMENTARY Many Gershon are forced to strike a balance between artis tic integrity and commercial opportuni ty they shop manuscripts to publish get book deals and give paid lectures to put food on the I know how he Thats what I On the other I think who wants a billion people to stop by and ad vertise their own may offer the better Gershon is a skilled and talented And I dont think that his wish to have a fami ly and a literary life is But hes somewhat disingenuous about writerly He worries that his grati tude to his investors might affect the integrity of his He worries he might try to make it commercially ap as Faulkner If I were going to start it wouldnt be about the possibility of turn ing out like William Faulkner or Wil liam for that who had to rely on patronage to write his plays and who had three The essence of writing if its pub to some What we produce will be even se based on the Even great writers cannot write only what pours from their souls onto the Im devoutly certain that I would be a better writer if I had Written hi a pure Written my books absent the pres sures of raising a Written my books free of economic or tune Im also sure that I would not be as in or worthwhile as a I think I would be When I first tried creative I was a widow with three young kids and no advanced Now Im married with seven kids and no advanced I have to write around their Hemingway wrote Hawthorne weighed William Carlos Williams became a doc Jay Mclnerney did research at the New I honestly wish there were a service program that would spare people the onerous hell of Education already is an aristocracy instead of a cy unless youre possessed of specific ethnic characteristics or utter College grows daily more People shouldnt have to spend every cent theyve ever earned to educate their kids or In the the out come will be Everybody cant be an MBA someone has to major in Its an intransigent ques Even doctors need years to pay What if you want to be a chef Yet loans are the only way many get higher education at Cohen and Gershon ex hibit oldfashioned Maybe itll I hope it I Jacquelyn Mitchard welcomes readers responses sent to Tribune Media Services 2225 Kenmore Suite NY 14207 or via email at Putin trying to show unity South Korea AP Though their political rela is Presi dent Bush and Russian Presi dent Vladimir Putin are trying to speak with one voice about the war on terror and the campaign to stop North Koreas nuclear ambi The two leaders were meet ing apparently still at odds over how to address Irans nuclear programs and with differences Cocaine over the led of Iraq and concern that Russia is re treating from Far from Bush President was on the de Bush fensive about Takes issue Democrats with critics criticism that he had misled the nation about the need to go to war in He also was confronted with an announce ment that South Korea in tends to bring home a third of its troops in At a news conference Bush took issue with his critics and said it was patriotic as heck to dis agree with the But he What bothers me is when people are irre using their posi tions and playing Todays meeting was the fifth between Bush and Putin this following talks in Moscow Washington Brati Slovakia and Gle Despite their they size which was strengthened when Putin stepped forward and support ed Bush after the terrorist attacks of Bush and Putin were meet ing hi a hotel before the opening of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Drug czar says signs indicate key victory Knight Newspapers WASHINGTON Declar ing a key drug czar John Walters Thursday said cocaine has become more expensive and less pure on streets this year the first sign that billions of dollars in counterdrug aid to Colombia may be having an Walters aides said the new data reverse three years of steadily declining cocaine which had perplexed policymakers as Washington poured more than billion into Colombia since While a gram of cocaine cost just over this the price rose steadily to more than in according to the data from the White 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