The first English Parliament with elected representatives called by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester during the rule of King Henry III, convened in the gallery at Westminster on 20 January 1265. Gavin and Wyatt engage in a spirited debate in the Parliament chambers as John participates in a vigorous search in the radio library. There is no need for argument during radio show and you are invited to gather and tune in to Crosscurrents, 1/20 at 8 am.
- Young says he sympathizes with the 9/11 victims, but says the law allowing them to sue Saudi Arabia threatens national security and the safety of Americans deployed abroad.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
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