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Subject: RAIN 11/26: Weekend Update Part 3
From: Peter Kurilecz <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Records Management Program <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 26 Nov 2001 08:37:25 EST

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There are 18 stories in this posting.

The Independent 11/25/01
Maxwell admits to deleting data

by Jason Nisse
Kevin Maxwell, whose Telemonde telecoms group is teetering on a financial
precipice, has told a court that he has a policy of deleting all documents
relating to his business dealings.
The admission came when Mr Maxwell, whose father's media empire collapsed 10
years ago, was challenged to deliver all the relevant information on a deal
to redevelop the old Financial Times print works in London's Docklands.

New Zealand Herald 11/26/01
Peters want judge to investigate Army records row

by Francesca Mold
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is demanding the appointment of a
High Court judge to investigate allegations that Army chief Major-General
Maurice Dodson looked up confidential military files belonging to MP Ron

One News 11/25/01
Call for top soldier inquiry,1227,68394-1-8,00.html

The Minister of Defence Mark Burton says that the government is satisfied
that an investigation by the State Services Commission (SSC), into how and
why confidential military records of a member of parliament were accessed,
will show whether any further action is required.

Pensacola News Journal 11/25/01
Editorial: White House records should be kept open

The recent publication of tapes of former President Lyndon Johnson telling
political insiders of his belief that the United States could not win in
Vietnam - even as he was ramping up U.S. military involvement and publicly
talking about victory - speaks volumes about the importance to the American
people of timely access to the spoken words, writings and other historical
records of their presidents.

Associated Press 11/24/01
Mormon church reclaims early documents willed to Utah State

by Paul Foy
SALT LAKE CITY (November 24, 2001 10:15 p.m. EST) - The Mormon church has
reclaimed an early leader's diary and documents on some of its most sacred
rituals in an agreement with a state-run university willed the material by a
church historian.

Salt Lake Tribune 11/25/01
USU gives LDS Church some of historian's papers

by Peggy Fletcher Stack and Kirsten Stewart
Barely a month after LDS Church officials claimed they owned up to 60 percent
of a huge collection of papers donated to Utah State University by the late
Mormon historian Leonard Arrington, the church graciously accepted a half-box
of material.

Deseret News 11/25/01
LDS and USU end tiff over papers,1249,355008161,00.html?

by Linda Thomson
A dispute over a collection of historical papers possessed by the late
historian Leonard J. Arrington has been resolved with a few documents going
to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the rest of the 600-
to 700-box collection going to Utah State University, where it will be made
public on Monday.

The Herald-Journal 11/25/01
Church to reclaim papers
USU, family agree small part of donation 'a mistake'

by Arrin Brunson
SALT LAKE CITY - Although LDS Church officials continue to scour the 600-plus
box collection of Dr. Leonard J. Arrington's public archive collection in the
Utah State University Special Collections library, school officials announced
a resolution Saturday morning.

Seattle Times 11/25/01
Who got Annie's gun? Siblings spar over antique

by David Ashenfelter
Knight Ridder Newspaper
DETROIT - The missing antique rifle probably is a lever action made around
the turn of the century by Winchester or Marlin Firearms.
The unique aspect about the gun is that it once belonged to Annie Oakley, the
legendary sharpshooter who toured with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show in
the late 1800s.

The Times of India 11/25/01
CBI, Hindujas to sort out paper tangle

NEW DELHI: Judge R K Gauba on Friday asked the CBI and the Hinduja brothers
counsels to sit together and sort out their differences about the documents
on which the investigating agency had prepared its case.

The National Law Journal 11/26/01
Extranet capability offers litigation advantages

by Christopher King
More and more, lawyers are recognizing the power of extranets to develop
their practice. With increasing frequency, clients, too, are considering
extranet capabilities when selecting outside counsel, especially for certain
matters of regular representation. Law firms seeking to expand their
litigation practices should give serious consideration to extranets.

New York Times 11/25/01
Museums of Civil War are torn by debate

by Francis X. Clines
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 20 - One hundred thirty-six years after Grant took
Richmond, reconciling the bloody shards of the Civil War is not getting any
Ask H. Alexander Wise Jr., president of the Tredegar National Civil War
Center Foundation, an attempt to heal some war wounds by presenting
Confederate, African-American and Union versions of the War Between the
States under one all-inclusive, all-tolerant roof.

New York Times 11/25/01
The truth is out: how realists could be so realistic

by Richard B. Woodward
THOMAS EAKINS had a secret. For decades he engaged in a practice that many in
late-19th-century Philadelphia would very likely have regarded as scandalous
had they known. Not wanting to risk exposure, he kept quiet about it all his
life. If any of his students or friends ever guessed - and someone could
easily have discovered him in the act - they never talked either. His wife
said in an interview that if he did it, he didn't enjoy it.

Richmond Times Dispatch 11/25/01
Sites for members only

Flashy Web sites designed to catch an individual consumer's attention seem
like yesterday's trend.
Out of the public eye, however, businesses are turning to workmanlike private
intranets and extranets to improve communication with employees and to offer
extra services to clients.

Washington Times 11/25/01
Internet searches fill in family tree

by Karen Goldberg Goff
Julanne Myers has been putting together a puzzle for more than 20 years.
The branches of her family tree start in England and stretch to Virginia. It
has taken hundreds of hours of research, but Mrs. Myers, of Alexandria, has
found grandparents and great-grandparents, ordinary and infamous, settlers at
Jamestown and Pilgrims from the Mayflower. She says genealogy has enabled her
to touch her ancestors across time.

Richmond Times Dispatch 11/25/01
Monticello acquires Jefferson letter, medal, engravings

by Carlos Santos
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Monticello, always on the lookout for Thomas Jefferson
memorabilia, has acquired a Jefferson letter, a Jefferson medal and
engravings of French buildings Jefferson visited and admired.

Salem Statesman Journal 11/25/01
Incomplete police records raise questions

by Dan Meisler
Salem police have recorded the race of people getting traffic tickets for
decades, and they say the data proves they don't play favorites.
"Caucasians are more likely to receive a citation or warning than members of
other racial/ethnic groups in the city of Salem," the department concluded in
a written statement accompanying last year's figures.

The Standard-Examiner 11/25/01
Utah State, LDS Church resolve documents dispute


by Tim Gurrister
SALT LAKE CITY -- Instead of secreting as many as 65 boxes of historical
documents from a university-bound collection, the LDS Church will only claim
a stack of papers "a few inches tall," it was announced Saturday.

Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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Richmond, Va

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