- Making News: Israel Reacts to Palestinian Missile Attack
Less than a week after Prime Minister Sharon agreed to the road map for peace, Israelis attacked Palestinians in two incidents today. One was an attempt on the life of a leader of the militant group Hamas. The second was a reprisal against a Palestinian rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. Yossi Melman, who reports for the Israel-s Ha-aretz, says increasing pressure from the right-wing may have prompted Sharon-s actions.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Future of Fishing Communities
Depleted fishing stocks and -dead zones- in coastal waters have led to calls for new protections for America-s oceans. Both the problems and the proposed solutions have increased the pressure on those in the middle, those who try to make their living from the sea. Jerry Fraser, a former commercial fisherman who-s now editor and associated publisher of National Fisherman magazine, is following the story.
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