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Apr 18, 2001

Fate Of Isle Of Man TT To Be Announced Tomorrow

The Isle of Man Council Of Ministers met today to discuss the fate of the famed TT, and the recent cancellation of the Northwest 200 in Northern Ireland to stem the spread of foot and mouth disease (aka hoof and mouth disease)from England is likely to influence the decision.<BR><BR>Farmers favor the cancellation, saying that missing the TT will set back the tourism industry one year while an invasion of foot and mouth disease will force the destruction of herds that have been built up over decades.<BR><BR>Up-to-date information is available from www.iomonline.co.im