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Bush aides plan 2008 makeover By: Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei Dec 3, 2007 07:26 PM EST President Bush plans to use the next two weeks to defuse fights with Congress over the economy, laying the groundwork for a 2008 strategy aimed at assisting GOP candidates early on and...
Shoreline dentist's license suspended By Keith Ervin Seattle Times staff reporter A Shoreline dentist's license was suspended by a state board after it found that he heavily sedated a female patient, who was found partially clothed in his office after she visited him for a...
IMUS GAL A BLACK TEXAS NY ‘JEW’ December 3, 2007 -- Don Imus returned to the airwaves this morning before a live studio audience, introducing a long list of cast members on his new morning show including a black woman. Just eight months ago, Imus was forced off the radio over...
$PERM WAIL BY DONOR MUST PAY SUPPORT 18 YRS. LATER By LUCY CARNE December 2, 2007 -- A sperm donor who sent gifts signed "Dad" to his biological son has been slapped with a child-support order, 18 years after helping his friend get pregnant. The Nassau County man donated his...
Effort to Limit Junk Food in Schools Faces Hurdles By KIM SEVERSON Published: December 2, 2007 Correction Appended Federal lawmakers are considering the broadest effort ever to limit what children eat: a national ban on selling candy, sugary soda and salty, fatty food in school...
A Landscaper Is Mauled, and an Outpouring of Sympathy Goes to the Dog By SARAH KERSHAW Published: November 30, 2007 PRINCETON, N.J. It’s man versus beast in Princeton, and the town is in an uproar over a dog on death row. The curious case of Congo, an 85-pound German shepherd...
Protest over slain burglars takes a confrontational turn Supporters of Pasadena man who shot two try to drown out Quanell X rally By JENNIFER LEAHY Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Activist Quanell X and dozens of other protesters Sunday faced hundreds of homeowners and...
Cellphones, laptops, digital cameras and MP3 music players are among the hottest gift items this year. For preschoolers. Toy makers and retailers are filling shelves with new tech devices for children ages 3 and up, and sometimes even down. They say they are catering to junior...
Earlier this year, the trustees of the 2,000-student Wimberley school district told the state they weren't going to pay into the school finance system that makes districts with high property values relative to their enrollments share tax revenue with poorer districts. Following...