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Hawash Detention

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Jeff Brady of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports a Portland federal judge says a Portland Arab-American man will stay in federal prison for three more weeks. Authorities arrested Maher Hawash when the war with Iraq began, and say only that he's part of an ongoing terrorism investigation. Friends and colleagues are mystified by the arrest of the man they call "Mike." They wonder if his donation to an Islamic charity, now shut down for links to terrorist groups, is behind his detention.

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