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Israeli warplanes keep up Lebanon barrage
Bombs Fall, Missiles Strike, and Death and Life Go On
When does "escalating violence" become war? I wouldn't necessarily say that the use of missles, warplanes, and ground troops alone constitutes war, since the U.S. has been known to use all three in numerous non-war contexts over the past 20 years, but the fact that both sides in this conflict are using them makes me think WAR.

Public Schools Perform Near Private Ones in Study
Don't be fooled by the headline: The body of the article reveals that public school students did as well as or better than their private school counterparts except in eighth-grade reading. For whatever it's worth... (and it's worth reading the whole article).

Posted by Lori in news/media at 12:07 PM on July 17, 2006