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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - October 7, 2005, Winchester, Virginia The Winchester Star 110TH YEAR NO. 81 40 SECTIONS VIRGINIA 22601, OCTOBER 7, 2005 wi 35 CENTS 4We Will Not in War on Terror Constitution Arrives By OMAR SINAN Press Iraq - Residents of one of the city's most neighborhoods received copies of Iraq's draft constitution on Some to take it and some shopkeepers balked at distributing fearing reprisals by militants determined to wreck the crucial Oct. 15 Insurgents continued their wave of violence with attacks in and around the including the suicide bombing of a minibus that killed at least 20 Iraqis an American Despite the Iraqis in the southern Baghdad neighborhood of Dora had their first look at the See Iraq Page A2 Associated Press President never back never give and never accept anything less than complete Bush Urges Iraq War Outlines Foiled Plots By TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - President Bush said on Thursday that the United States and its allies had foiled at least 10 serious plots by the terror network in the last four including plans for Sept. 11-like attacks on both U.S. In a speech designed to revive flagging public support for the war in the president also said the U.S. and its ners have stopped at least five more efforts by to study targets or infiltrate operatives in the United of this steady the enemy is but the enemy is still capable of global Bush commitment is We will not relent until the organized international terror networks are exposed and and their leaders held to account for their acts of See Bush Page A8 Bird Flu Vaccine Program Pressed Bush Seeks Action From Manufacturers By LAURAN NEERGAARD Medical WASHINGTON - President Bush summoned vaccine manufacturers to a White House meeting hoping to personally boost the rickety industry amid increasing fears of a worldwide outbreak of bird It's the latest in a flurry of preparations for a possible pandemic after criticism of the government's response to Hurricane This vaccine maker begins the first mass production of a new vaccine that promises to protect against bird producing million worth of inoculations for a government But it would take months to create a new vaccine from scratch if a different strain of bird flu than today's - known as H5N1 - Even if the vaccine Sanofi is producing enough to protect from 2 million to 20 million people - depending on how much must be put into each dose - and it's not clear when or where similar large stockpiles could be The nation has three main manufacturers of vaccine against the regular flu that circulates each Bush called together the heads of major vaccine companies press ahead to expand our manufacturing capacity for a vaccine to address this White House spokesman Scott McClellan said on On the agenda for today's meeting is McClellan If healthy people suffer See Flu Page A2 Apples and Big Boxes The big boxes are crowding out the orchards on the western edge of This tree full of ripe apples overlooks the large Wal-Mart under construction along U.S. 50. In the across Va. 37, is the Winchester Medical Star Photo by Rick Foster ter The Wal-Mart is expected to be completed and open for business in about a Other businesses are planned for the 43-acre with openings anticipated next Potts Is Suing To Join Debate Governor Candidate Petitions U.S. Court By CHARLIE JACKSON The Winchester Star State Sen. H. Russell Potts Jr. had hoped events on Thursday would breathe new life into his independent bid to become Virginia's next That didn't a last-minute federal lawsuit was filed by Potts's campaign to get the independent candidate from Winchester into the final gubernatorial debate of the scheduled for Sunday Decision 2005 'A Trail of Lawmakers Fire Bipartisan Blast at Storm Recovery Efforts By JONATHAN WEISMAN and GRIFF WITTE c 2005 The Washington Post WASHINGTON - Lawmakers from both parties sharply questioned nearly every aspect of the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina on They focused their discontent on suspect contracts and elicited a pledge that hundreds of millions of dollars in deals awarded with no competition be put up for Nine House and Senate panels held Hurricane Katrina hearings on hurricane with a sense of frustration frequently bursting to the Several members chastised administration citing tales of Gulf state small businesses losing work to giants such as Halliburton Co. Others challenged administration stances on tax breaks and health care for the Under questioning about the agency's reliance on contracts that lacked full and open R. David the acting director of the Federal Emergency Management been in public service a long and I've never been a fan of Asked by Sen. Joe why the agency did not hold competitions before Katrina Paulison replied that of those we are going to go back and We're in the process of rebidding them A FEMA spokeswoman later said the new bidding process affects only the four largest Those are See Katrina Page AS in R i c The campaign also filed a motion for a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction that would stop the debate from being held without The lawsuit challenges the validity of the rules devised by the University of Virginia Center for which is the According to those Potts needed to achieve 15 percent of public support in two statewide which had been due for release on to be eligible to participate in the The latest Mason-Dixon released in had Potts at 6 percent and opponents Jerry W. a and Timothy a at 41 percent and 40 A Rasmussen poll released at the end of September showed Potts with 5 percent of support and his opponents knotted with 45 The lawsuit filed against the University of Virginia Center See Potts Page AS Body Is Identified as Missing VCU Student By KRISTEN GELINEAU Press RICHMOND - Remains found in a wooded area in rural Virginia were positively identified on Thursday as those of a missing Virginia Commonwealth University investigators Richmond Police Chief Rodney Monroe said the identification of Taylor 17, was confirmed by dental No cause of death has been A task force investigating Behl's disappearance found the decomposed body in Mathews County on Wednesday - one month after the freshman The body was found off a dirt path that led from a county have the utmost confidence that we're going to be able to resolve this In Virginia Monroe adding that charges should be filed Earlier on before the remains were Behl's mother addressed sure you can imagine the shock and horror I knowing that the body found is most likely my Janet said outside of her home in mind still cannot absorb the fact that someone could so something this cruel and heinous to my 17-year-old." Monroe said police were led to the crime scene by examining photographs found on the web site of a 38-year-old amateur photographer who was one of the last people to see the teen before she on Sept. 5. Ben Fawley is being held without bond on child pornography He has not been charged in the Behl Fawley had a romantic relationship with the according to his Chris certainly believe that the strongest suspect they have already in said See Missing Page AS TAYLOR BEHL Family Photo via AP Saturday in The Star DREAM ] Readily AH you want is to set around town or play on a How hard is that to do if you use a wheelchair or can't Officials Report Terrorism Threat By JOSH GETLIN Los Angeles Times NEW YORK - City officials increased security in New York's subways on citing what they called a credible terrorist threat against the nation's largest mass transit But authorities with the Department of Homeland Security in Washington played the seriousness of the saying it was of doubtful have never before had such a specific threat to our subway Mayor City leaders increase security throughout subway Michael R. Bloomberg said during an afternoon New York officials said police presence would be increased at many of the city's 468 For the first police urged New York commuters to refrain if possible from carrying baby briefcases or bags that might be used to hide speaking at police headquarters with New York Police Department and FBI said the importance of the threat was the normal because of the detail Officials were reluctant to saying information about the potential threat had grown out of a Bloomberg said no suspects had been arrested in New York or anywhere else in the United New York officials knew about the Sec Threat Page A2 | C7 Classified | Comics | B7 Dear Abby | D2 Family | Movies | Sports | MISS YOUR Call 667-3200 from 7 to 11 665-4946 after business 0608566000375
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