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   Madison Capital Times (Newspaper) - February 24, 2003, Madison, Wisconsin                                DANE COUNTYS PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER The Capital Times UAUi CILIA I HOME FINAL MONDAY AFTERNOON WISCONSIN 50 CENTS progressive voice com New Web site for Progressives PLAIN TALK 8A JAZZ NEWCOMER NORAH JONES TAKES HOME FIVE GRAMMYS LIFESTYLE 00 CURE THE YIPS DONT BELIEVE IT DOUQ MOi 2A Bush image suffers Many across globe see him as bigger threat than Iraq By Glenn Kessler and Mike Allen The Washington Post WASHINGTON The mes sages from embassies around the globe have become urgent and disturbing Many people in the world increasingly think President Bush is a greater threat to world peace than Iraqi President Saddam embassies are the eyes end ears of the government over and their reports from the field are closely read at the State The antiwar protests by millions of people last week in the cities of major allies un derscored a theme that the classi fied cables by embassies had been reporting for It is rather said a senior official who has access to the There is an ab sence of any recognition that Hus sein is the One who represents the United States in an allied bluntly cabled that in that Bush has become the This shift in public opinion has presented the Bush administration with a much different set of cir cumstances than officials an ticipated last in abid to create a coalition to con front Bush took the issue be fore the United It has seemed to embolden political lead ers in Europe and elsewhere who have long been wary of military ac Although senior White House officials have insisted policy toward Iraq will not be af fected by public they ac knowledged over the past few days that they need to confront the worldwide mood opposing a move to war Polls have indicated that Amer icans are more likely to support an invasion of Iraq if they believe it has international Antiwar protests have been held in dozens of American This the administration plans to begin a coordinated effort ASSOCIATED PRESS A protester near the Embassy in Manila sets fire to an Amer ican flag today during an antiwar The demonstration was In protest of a possible war on to draw attention to what one offi cial called the the Iraqi with a focus on human rights and freedom and Saddams See BUSH Page 5A Brit resolution to face 7A Turkish Cabinet approves 7A Most dont want tuition elder care cuts Raising taxes also opposed By Lee Sensenbrenner The Capital Times Wisconsin residents are solidly against cutting services to the reducing help to poor or raising UW tui tion as a way to bridge the state budget according to the latest Badger Seven in 10 of those surveyed between 11 and 19 said they were strongly opposed to cuts that would reduce health care services for the including nursing home and another 23 percent said they are somewhat opposed to the Only five percent of the respond ents said that they would or somewhat favor such Similarly emphatic opposition was apparent to proposed tuition Seventythree percent of respondents said they were not in favor of increasing what university students pay for their education and fully half of those polled said they were strongly opposed to tu ition 69 percent said that they were against cutting the amount of money available for poor families by paying for fewer The Badger Poll was conducted by the Wisconsin Survey paid for private funds at the University of The poll interviewed 504 randomly geographically representative state residents by Badger Poll director Donald Ferree said that many in the state are just beginning to see that the states fiscal situa tion will require hard choices and they are predisposed to look critically at a variety of measures which might either in crease what the state takes or reduce what it pays Of the choices respondents were given to increase what the state takes those polled objected the least to reducing sales Opinion was roughly with 51 percent against applying the sales tax to items currently 45 percent in favor of taxing some sales that are currently See Back Page gadget THE CAPITAL TIMES MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL Stand up and cheer DAVID 8ANDEUVTHE CAPITAL TIMES H Threeyearold Johnetta Walters claps her hands for the per formers Sunday at the Black History Month dinner at the Boys Girls Club more pictures In Page Laser technology used in search for fatal bullet By Mike Miller The Capital Times When jurors returned a verdict Saturday night finding Joey guilty of firstdegree intentional homicide in the 1998 murder of Dennis it culminated a fouryear investigation that in cluded some innovative use of laser Although investigators had Fane and his companions Ernest Miller and Perzie Teague in their sights from the it took until August 2001 before they had enough evidence for war rants for the trio and still more tune to find and arrest At the beginning of the the early morning of June po lice had a few bits of evidence to begin their A shell casing found on Richmonds body indicated he had been killed by a 9 mm A gun found a few blocks away was not the murder but was traced to Miller and Fane had all been in volved in a fight at a downtown bar earlier that night with Richmond and his But there also a lot of work to be done to determine how the shooting as well as who did Thats where the use of laser technology came into Veteran Madison Police Detective James Grann was the lead investigator on the case and he jerryrigged a sys tem with a laser beam that he hoped would allow him to locate the bullet somewhere iri the Fisher and Center Street neighborhood where Richmond was now said he for got how he came up with the but determining the impact of the bullet or recovering the bullet itself would have great evidentiary We the uniqueness of an open Grann said pf the shooting We didnt Know at that point the relative positions of the victim and the shooter when the shot was So we didnt know the path of the The shooting came at time when Madison police were conduct ing a study of sorts of whether to switch from shotguns to rifles in See Page 4A Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has purchased land at the corner of Orin and Stoughton roads for a new clinic to pro vide abortion and other reproductive health Newdinic i for Planned Parenthood East side site will offer abortions ByPatSdmWer The Capital Times Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is pur chasing a site on Madisons east side for a new clinic to provide abortion and other reproducr tlve health The site at the corner of Orin and Stough ton roads is near Madison Area Technical Col and easily accessible to the East Washington Avenue corridor and Interstate Plans are to begin construction in July ofa new freestanding clinic to open in January when Dane Countys sole abortion clinic must leave its current We are very pleased with the location for new said Jim Planned Parenthood of Wisconsins president and chief executive We worked hard to find a site that would be easily accessible to all Women of Dane County and south central Wis The center will provide comprehensive re productive health care for a large of women who currently do not have easy cess to these crucial Community concern flared in when the public learned that Madison Abortion Clinic would have to move when its lease ex pired on its current location at 309 Wash ington Meriter which owns that has plans to sell it and wijl begin working soon with developers and community leaders sail Meriter spokesperson Mae Abortion rights activists feared that the lossf of the clinic site might further restrict access to which has already diminished in recent years as thenumber of providers A Community Solutions including Planned Meriter and the Univer sity of Wisconsin Medical developed a plan to establish a clinic offering comprehen sive reproductive health Planned services include annual breast and cervical cancer sexually transmitted infection testing and pregnancy testing and alloptions and communitybased sexuality y Under the groups Madison Abortipn See Page 4A INSIDE Volume Number 63 A MAIN NEWS Sound B LIFESTYLE C SPORTS COMMUNITIES Classified WEATHER Becoming partly High Details on Page TO SUBSCRIBE OR REPORT DELIVERY CALL 2526363 Thli It printed In   

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