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  • Kings $100,000 2-DAVIS = New Kings Arena on US..?

    09/30/2003 12:04:21 PM PDT · by ALOHA RONNIE · 13 replies · 302+ views
    The KCRA Channel ^ | 9/29/2003 | KCRA-TV
    NEVER FORGET ...This week Sacramento NBA Kings owners JOE & GAVIN MALOOF donated $100,000 to the Governor DAVIS Anti-Recall Campaign. ...Sitting unsigned on DAVIS' desk is Assembly Bill 944 that could significantly benefit the MALOOFS if signed. Assembly Bill 944 would make it possible for the MALOOFS to build a new downtown arena along the Sacramento city rail yard... ...WITH TAXPAYER MONEY ...BUT WITHOUT A PUBLIC VOTE. .."Follow the Money, Follow the Money. It certainly gives the appearance of a Pay-for-Play, that a campaign contribution is directly tied to pending legislation on the governor's desk"... ...states JOHN COUPAL, of the...
  • Monster Squid Grips Racing Yacht?

    02/07/2003 7:57:44 AM PST · by vannrox · 29 replies · 491+ views
    Discovery ^ | Jan. 16 2003 | Editorial Staff (AFP)
    Monster Squid Grips Racing Yacht? AFP Jan. 16 — A French yacht taking part in the Jules Verne round-the-world sailing trophy was gripped by a giant squid for about an hour in the mid-Atlantic, its skipper announced by radio-link. Veteran yachtsman Oliver de Kersauson, at the helm of the trimaran Geronimo, said the three-hulled boat was hit by strange vibrations on Sunday, so he sent a crew member below deck to try to identify what was wrong. "Suddenly he saw something moving," de Kersauson said. "It was tentacles. "The squid was pulling really hard, so we put the boat...