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Madison Capital Times (Newspaper) - January 21, 2005, Madison, Wisconsin YOUR LOCAL PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER The Capital Times HOME FINAL Ian 91 High IT HOME FINAL WISCONSIN ITS IN THE CARDS Moes the ace of spades THE TALK 2A TRACKING TSUNAMI SCAMMERS BUSINESS 8D UW MENS BASKETBALL Taylor pointed in the right direction SPORTS PENN SOARS AS A LOSER GOING MAD Ebert review of movie Rob Thomas talks with director Niels Mueller LIFESTYLE LOCAL POET OFFERS MEMOIR IN VERSE BOOKS 9A INSIDE Calendar 175 35 2A Lottery 2A deaths 2A State News 3A Nation 6A Editorial Page 8A Books 9A LlfaStyle 1B Comics 2B Dining 3B Movies SB TV 7B Metro 1C Obituaries 3C Classified 4C Weather 10C Sports 1D Business 8D MEET THE SINGING MAILMAN Todays quote I was happy to be around people who could protest and people who could celebrate at the same a senior at American University who was watching the inauguration RobZaleski UP CLOSE Recovery tough going for fire hero Each day is a He tires sometimes lacking the strength to perform even simple His voice is a mere Be cause the linings of his lungs were he must avoid smokefilled rooms or secondary smoke of any kind for that He still must drive from his mothers home in Marquette County to Madison every day for physical Before getting out of he must slather himself with lotion es pecially the parts of his body that suffered thirdde gree burns and needed skin And while hell forever be proud of that day last October when he rushed into a burning apartment to rescue the 3yearold son of his girl friend in the town of Fort Winnebago a story that got widespread play in the media and touched the hearts of people across the country the memory is so horrifying he tries not to think about But considering where he was three months ago in critical hooked up to a respirator at University Hospital 22yearold Andy Kindred is pretty darn Lucky that both he and the Desmond not only but have made amazing didnt really know how serious the fire was until we got See Page 5A Kindred A race against the weather MIKE CAPITAL TIMES Doug MacFarland of New Jersey heads out to the world and North American championship Iceboat races Thursday on Lake Competitors were trying to complete the races before heavy snow was expected to move Into the area this See story on Cheney ups heat on Iran Warns of new nukes ByJImVandeHel Cheney The Washington Post WASHINGTON Vice President Dick Che ney said Thursday that Iran is a top threat to world peace and Middle East accusing Tehran of sponsoring terrorism against Amer icans and building a fairly robust new nuclear In an interview aired on MSNBCs Imus in the Morning show a few hours before President Bushs inaugural Cheney warned that Israel might well decide to act first militarily to eliminate Irans nuclear capabilities if the United States and its al lies fail to resolve the stand with Tehran Given the fact that Iran has a stated policy that their objective is the destruction of the Israelis might well decide to act and let the rest of the world worry about cleaning up the diplomatic mess Cheney In Israel sent warplanes to destjoy Iraqs nuclear We dont want a war in the Middle if we can avoid he Iran denies that its nu clear facilities are used for producing nuclear weapons the Bush In the interview with the vice pres ident made a rare saying he had mis calculated how quickly Iraqis would be able to recover from Saddam Husseins government and begin running their I think the hundreds of thousands of people who were slaughtered at the including any body who had the gumption to stand up and challenge made the situation tougher than I would have he I would chalk that one up as a where I thought things would have recovered more The White House has been widely criticized for its postwar planning in especially its failure to prepare for that is See Page 4A Adversity doesnt stop Bush foes INSIDE Editorial Grand empty 8A Progressives protest Bush in Madison and 1C and 4A Edgewood High stu dents wowed by the Inaugural 5A By Aaron Nathans The Capital Times WASHINGTON After a 14hour bus a long subway two hours waiting in a security line and lingering long after in the cold Tracey Sperko was Sperko knew a thing about adversity and disappointment The Milwaukee Gulf War veteran was the local director of Veterans for But upon her arrival in Washing she was shocked at the massive police presence and hostility of those around We accomplished what we set out to even with a little bit of Sperko said after the inaugural where she protested the policies of President Its an intimidating You never know whos around you or next to Sperko was one of about 110 Wisconsin ites who climbed aboard three buses and traveled all night to make it to Washington in time to turn their backs on They were part of a national effort to use nonvio lent methods to make it clear that Bush does not have the support of a wide swath of his See Page 5A KEVIN PRESS An unidentified protester shouts during the In augural parade Thursday In SPRING GREEN Four killed in car crash Three students at Spring Greens River Valley High School and a recent graduate were killed Thursday night with the car they were in crashed headon into a Sauk County Coroner Betty Hinze said the boys were return ing from a movie in Reedsburg about when the driv er of the car they were in lost The car went off the side of Wisconsin 23 in the town of running into Ice and slush on the side of the All four were pronounced dead at the See story on IRAQ Car bomb outside mosque kills 14 A car bomb exploded today outside a Shilte mosque where worshipers were celebrating a major Muslim killing at least 14 people and wounding Shiites were celebrating one of Islams most Important holi which coincides with the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca In Saudi Details on IN THE NEWS A LOOK AT WHATS INSIDE NATION Powell to quit as FCC head Michael who called for an easing of regula tions when he became the Federal Communications Commissions chairman but later supported levying the largestever fines for broadcast plans to step officials said who has held the job for four planned to Issue a statement The son of departing Secretary of State Colin he does not plan to step down but will leave Jonathan a friend Of Powell and his FCC advis er on media ownership said Friday that Powell planned to step down In but said he did not know the nature of his DANE COUNTY Kesterson charged in internet smear Dane County Board Chairman Kevin Kesterson was charged today with one count of obstructing an officer stemming from an Inves tigation Into an email smear campaign during the 2004 County Board Former Supervisor Patrick Kesterson DePula was also charged with one count of felony identity theft for allegedly using Supervisor Don Eggerts name In the emails purportedly sent by with the intent of harming his reputa Kesterson is accused of falling to tell Inves tigators what he knew about the