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New Mexican (Newspaper) - June 27, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE Locally owned and independent Saving New Mexico for 156 yean MONDAY JUNE 27 2005 FIFTY CENTS Rumsfeld Iraq war could last 12 years By NEDRA PICKLER The Associated Press WASHINGTON Defense Sec retary Donald H Rumsfeld said Sunday that he is bracing for even more violence in Iraq and acknowl edged the insurgency could gd on for any number of Defeating the insurgency may take as long as 12 years he said with Iraqi security forces not and foreign troops taking the lead and finishing the job Donald Rumsfeld I would anticipate youre going to see an escalation of violence between now and the December The assessment comes on the heels of the latest Associated Press Ipsos poll showing public doubts about the war reaching a high point with more than half saying that invading Iraq was a mistake The top commander in the Middle East appealed for public support of the soldiers and their mission We dont need to fight this war looking over our shoulder wor rying about the support back Gen John Abizaid told CNNs Late Edition In a deadly week for forces an ambush on a convoy carrying female troops killed four Marines including at least one woman At least members of the mili tary have died since the war started Rumsfeld acknowledges officials have met with insurgents Page A6 in March 2003 according to an AP count On Sunday bombings in Mosul and elsewhere in Iraq killed at least 47 people including a soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Bagh dad and six Iraqi soldiers gunned down north of the capital Rumsfeld making the rounds of the Sunday talk shows said insur gents want to disrupt the demo cratic transformation as Iraqi lead ers draft a constitution and plan for elections in December to choose a fullterm government I would anticipate youre going to see an escalation of violence between now and the December the Pentagon chief told NBCs Meet the Press And after that it will take a long time to drive out insurgents Insurgencies tend to go on five Please see RUMSFELD Page A3 Are young workers spoiled or properly particular By MARTHA IRVINE The Associated Press CHICAGO Evan Wayne thought he was prepared for anything during a recent interview for a job in radio sales Then the interviewer hit the 24yearold Chi cagoan with this So we call you guys the Entitle ment the baby boomer executive said expressing an oft heard view of todays young work force You think youre entitled to Such labeling is per haps a rite of passage for every crop of twenty somethings In their day baby boomers were rab blerousing hippies while Gen Xers were apathetic slackers Now deserved or not this latest generation is being pegged too as one with shockingly high expectations for salary job flexibility and duties but little willingness to take on grunt work or remain loyal to a com pany Were seeing an epi demic of people who are having a hard time making the transition to work kids who had too much success early in life and whove become accustomed to instant says Dr Mel Levine a pediatrics professor at the Univer See ENTITLED Page A3 Todays obituaries Mary L C De Baca 62 Page A2 Todays forecast Sunny to partly cloudy High 90 low 57 Page A2 Annies Malbox B6 Classifieds Dl Comics B7 Police Crossword B6 Doonesbury A5 Spanish Education C3 The Wests Oldest Four sections 28 pages 156th year Issue No 178 Publication No 596440 Late paper Classified ads News tips Main office 9840363 9863000 9863030 9833303 Churchs groundbreaking strategy Photos by Wes New Mexican The Rev John Cannon right assists Archbishop Michael J Sheehan as he puts on a hard hat for the groundbreaking ceremony Sunday at the site of the new Santo Nino Regional Catholic School Construction of Catholic elementary school south of Santa Fe will mark beginning of new era By HENRY M LOPEZ The New Mexican Catholic Church offi cials broke ground on a stateoftheart regional elemen tary school south of Santa Fe on Sunday Construction will mark the end of elementarylevel Catholic education downtown the Archdiocese of Santa Fe plans to close Cristo Key and St Francis Cathedral schools at the end of the 200506 school year Church officials expect Santo Nino Regional Catholic School to open in time for the 200607 school year said Monsignor Jerome Martinez y Alire rector of St Francis Cathedral and the driving force behind the new school The new million school which is set on 11 acres adja cent to Santa Maria de la Paz Catholic Community will feature modern amenities including a computer lab and air conditioning Im excited because what I think it does is set Catholic education on a firm founda tion for the Martinez said About 200 people includ ing Martinez Archbishop Michael J Sheehan and city and county officials attended the groundbreaking Teachers from the two downtown schools are expected to transfer to the new school when it opens Martinez said A principal has not been picked for the new school but the archdiocese is expected to conduct a nation vvide search for candidates this summer said Sister Phyl Us Stovvell principal of St Francis Cathedral School Stowell said she plans to apply for the new position Church officials plan to take advantage of the cathe dral schools prime location Before the groundbreaking Monsignor Jerome Martinez y Alire places a new pair of pink tennis shoes at the foot of a carving of Santo Nino at the intersection of East Alameda Street and Paseo de Peralta by leasing the space to commercial developers Were working with the city as wellas develop ers and were looking for a mixeduse utilization of the property down Mar tinez said Were looking to have a combination of retail and hotel use Proceeds from the develop ment will cover construction costs for the new school Martinez said Yearly tuition at the new school is expected to be close to the price tag parents pay each year to send their kids to one of the downtown schools No decision has been made regarding the use of Cristo Key School after its closing said the Rev Lambert Luna Cristo Rey churchs pastor A committee will be formed to recommend possible uses for the land and buildings he said Luna said he expects some people will be saddened by the closings of the two downtown schools both of Please see SCHOOL Page A3 Texas cloning success fuels debate over ethics By JUAN A LOZANO The Associated Press COLLEGE STATION Texas Eightysix Squared has never been in a hurry The Black Angus bull was born 15 years after cells from his genetic donor Bull 86 were frozen as part of a study on natural disease resistance When Bull 86 died in 1997 scientists thought his unique genetic makeup was lost But researchers at Texas University were able to clone him from the frozen cells in 2000 Now 5 years old 86 Squared spends his days grazing on a rural area of the campus He was in no rush to greet recent visitors slowly saunter ing from deep inside his large metal pen Similarly Texas researchers know animal cloning cant be rushed Through painstaking experimenta tion is the worlds first aca demic institution to clone six species in six years cattle a boer goat pigs a deer a horse and most famously a cat named cc Generally the way these things go is you do an experiment and then you do another experiment then you do another said Mark Wes thusin lead researcher with the cloning team Its slow painstaking work to get little bitty pieces of infor mation that you hope will one day help and improve the scientists say the cloning research could result in the creation of diseaseresistant livestock saving the agriculture industry millions of dollars and increasing food produc tion Yet success has fueled the Please see CLONING Page A3 rri r WSJaiiVSJ ;