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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 30, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba World BRANDON June 2002 A5 Bush gets clean bill of health WASHINGTON President George Bush transferred presidential powers to VicePresident Dick Cheney for more than two hours yesterday dur ing a routine colon screening that ended in a clean bill of The president continues to be in out standing said Air Force Richard the White House physi cian who led the No polyps were no abnormalities were He felt well enough after the proce dure to play with the dogs and take a sevenkilometre walk with his wife Laura and White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card and his Bush then went to the gym for a light It was only the second time in history that the constitutions presidential dis ability clause was Bush was sedated during the 20minute Tubb said two polyps were discov ered during examinations in 1998 and IN BRIEF Author Pope not retiring despite health problems VATICAN CITY AP The Vatican specialist who collaborated with Pope John Paul on the bestselling book Crossing the Threshold of Hope says the pontiff has decided firmly not to Vittorio Messori wrote a frontpage article in the Milan daily Corriere della Sera saying his information was recent and although he did nt say where it came He cited what he said could be deduced from the pontiffs thoughts on the writing The force to continue is not my problem but that of who want ed to call though to be his vicar on the quote In His mysterious He has brought me And it will be He who decides my A Vatican Giro said the Vatican had no specific comment on the report but added it wasnt particularly The Pope has on various occasions said it was for God to decide when his work was Benedettini The was published as new questions about the Popes ailing health swirl and amid rumours that he might use a trip to his native Poland in midAugust to announce his John Paul turned 82 in May and has appeared increasingly frail in the last several suffering from the symptoms of Parkinsons disease as well as hip and knee Two children die after mom leaves them hi car AP Two young children died after being left alone in a car for more than three hours by their who was having her hair police said The a 25yearold from was being held on an open charge of murder pending a review by the Southfield Police Department Police said they were called to Providence Hospital in this Detroit suburb about 11 Friday after the woman brought in the 10monthold girl and threeyearold The chil who werent were pronounced Officers interviewed the who initially told police that she had been raped and then returned to her car to find her children police She later changed her telling police that she stopped to have her hair done about and left the chil When she returned more than three hours she found them police The woman said she then drove for about three hours until she had fabricated a story for according to Toy mogul who gave world Frisbee dies at 77 COSTA AP Arthur Spud cofounder of the toy company that introduced the world to the Hula Hoop and other faddish gems of American pop has He was 77 and had Alzheimers who started toy giant Wham O in 1948 with his boyhood friend Richard died Melin and Knerr started with sling shots and named their mailorder com pany after the sound a slingshot made when its projectile struck a They added toys in when building inspector Fred Morrison sold them a plastic flying disc he had devel oped after watching Yale University stu dents toss pie Wham0 began sell ing the disc they called the Pluto Platter two years later before modifying it and renaming it the In as Frisbee sales an Australian toy manufecturer visited Wham0s factory in the Los Angeles suburb of San Gabriel He gave compa ny officials an impromptu lesson in how to use a rattan hoop imported from WharaQ began selling the Hula Hoop a short time later ana even tually would sen 25 million of 1999 while Bush was governor of That made Bush a prime candidate for regular Yesterdays procedure began at and ended at Bush woke up two minutes later but did not resume his presidential office until after Tubb conducted an overall exami Tubb said he recommended the additional time to make sure the sedative had no White House counsel Alberto Gonzalez said Bush wanted people to know that every precaution was During the two hours while he was acting Cheney met his staff and received an intelligence briefing at the White White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said Cheney carried out no official acts as acting Tubb said Bush does not have to repeat the procedure for five One of the reasons Bush underwent the pro Fleischer was to underscore SAFEWAY SAFEWAY CLUB its importance for people over 50 who are at Bush turns 56 on July Bush said he was transferring power as a precaution in a time of President Ronald Reagan was the first to invoke the constitutions 25th Amendment since its adoption in 1967 as a means of dealing with presidential disability and Bush transferred and resumed his powers in letters to congressional lead as spelled out by the A colonoscopy is considered the best way to examine the colon and to find and remove polyps before they become Colon cancer kills more than Americans annually and is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United behind lung The performed is thought to reduce the risk of colon cancer by up to 90 per More than two million are performed annually in the United Associated Press President vows vigilance in bringing corporate wrongdoers to justice WASHINGTON President George bearing down on cor porate Americas deeply troubling accounting vowed yesterday that no violation of the publics trust will be Bush moved in his weekly radio address to shield his administration from public anger over allegations of corporate fraud and phony He said his administration would not allow the acts of what he called an unethical minority in corporate board rooms to tarnish our entire free enter prise The federal government will be vigilant in prosecuting wrongdoers to ensure that investors and workers maintain the highest confidence in Americas Bush Internal Republican polling has found Bush and the party vulnerable on the Democrats sense it may open a chance for gains in elections this Ndvetttber that Wifl decide who controls the House of Representatives and Senate during flre second half of the presidents Senate Majority Leader Ibm Daschle opened Fridays business on the flodf with a denunciation of a per missive atmosphere that has relied too much on corporate America to police He listed companies that have been in including where VicePresident Dick Cheney was chief executive before accepting Bushs offer to be his futifliflg Senator Paul chairman of the Senate Banking used the Democrats weekly fiidte address to censure corporate misconduct We are facing a crisis of confi dence that is eroding the publics rfust in our markets and poses a teal threat to our economic SarbafleS We ignore it at our Customer 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