April 19, 1960: Census takers said they had completed about two-thirds of their work, but had been slowed by the Easter weekend. They declined to reveal any information about what they’d learned so far.
A USA Today-Gallup poll released last week reveals that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the Bush administration’s violations of civil rights — from torture at Guantanamo to wiretapping U.S. citizens without warrants — was extreme enough to merit investigation. Some 38 percent want a full criminal investigation, while about a fourth will settle for review [...]
The Portales Daily News attempted to calm sweet potato farmers’ fears, assuring them that the previous night’s freeze, the first of the season, was not harsh enough to cause major damage to the crop, stating that two-thirds of that year’s yield would already be in storage by nightfall.
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