Hyperlink fails in IE8. Why?

Take a look at my development page:

http://www.jaginc.com/dev/indexNew.php

The hyperlinks shown in the image (Denver Post - "Denver's Judge Naves comes off the bench", Law Week - "Naves To Begin Working At JAG In April", Click here to enroll.) aren't working in IE8 (and presumably IE7).  No problems w/ Firefox or Chrome.  

I've included the HTML below.  What's the issue?
<div id="apDiv0">
<p><b>JAG Welcomes Denver District Chief Judge Larry Naves</b><br /></p>
<p><a href="http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14386417" target="_blank" style="cursor:pointer;">
<b>Denver Post -</b> &quot;Denver's Judge Naves comes off the bench&quot;</a></p>
<p><a href="http://www.lawweekonline.com/2010/02/naves-to-begin-working-at-jag-in-april/" target="_blank" style="cursor:pointer;">
<b>Law Week -</b> &quot;Naves To Begin Working At JAG In April&quot;</a></p>
</div>

<div id="apDiv2">
<p><b>JAG 2009-2010 Education Series</b></p>
<p><a href="/education" style="cursor:pointer;">Click here to enroll.</a></p>
</div>

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qwerty021600Commented:
I cross check your page by
-- coping the code snippet given in an html page and run it.. it's working fine in both IE7 and IE8.
-- And save the complete php page. then also it' working fine..
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qwerty021600Commented:
But while rendering the complete php page in IE, it is not taking <a> tag rather taking only the p element in a div.
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Hans LangerCommented:
your problem its on the "cycle-fade.js" file.

In the line 108,110,111, etc....

You will need to change the transparent method from this:

document.getElementById('apDiv'+this.curimageindex).style.filter='progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.AlphaImageLoader(src="/img_frontpage/bg_on.png", sizingMethod="scale")'

to those 2 lines:
document.getElementById('apDiv'+this.curimageindex).style.background='url("/img_frontpage/bg_on.png")'
document.getElementById('apDiv'+this.curimageindex).style.filter = 'alpha(opacity=80);'

and with that change you will get your "a" elements working fine.
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midhungirishCommented:
Instead of giving relative paths in urls, you can give the absolute paths to avoid any type of incompatibilities...... <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/education">
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jdanaAuthor Commented:
GERENTE, Thanks!  It worked great.
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