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Edited By Mike Clark-Madison, March 21, 2003, News

Investigative journalist Greg Palast, author of the bestselling The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, will speak on "Truth About Globalization, Corporate Cons, and High Finance Fraudsters," at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover, on Wednesday, March 26, at 7pm. The appearance benefits the Texas Fair Trade Association. See for more info.

A community forum, "Is Barton Springs Pool Safe?" will be held Thursday, March 27, 6:30pm, at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd. It will feature presentations from experts who've been working on the Barton Springs toxins issue, including reps from UT's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas A&M's Superfund Basic Research Program, the city Watershed Protection and Development Review Dept., the Texas Dept. of Health, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the EPA. Lead sponsor of the event is M.D. Anderson's Center for Research on Environmental Disease. For more, visit or call 237-9335.

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