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Editorial: Don't appeal Kennewick ruling

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2002

The federal government shouldn't "waste" more time and money to appeal the Kennewick Man decision, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer says in an editorial today.

"While decisions at this level of the courts can always be appealed, the government shouldn't bother," the paper writes.

The paper praises a federal magistrate's decision to allow the 9,000-year-old man to be studied. The Clinton administration had ordered the remains be returned to five tribes.

Get the Story:
Kennewick Man ruling benefits all (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 9/17)

Relevant Links:
Kennewick Man, Department of Interior - http://www.cr.nps.gov/aad/kennewick
Friends of America's Past - http://www.friendsofpast.org/main.html
Kennewick Man Virtual Interpretive Center, The Tri-City (Washington) Herald - http://www.kennewick-man.com

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