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Vulnerable Democrats See Fates Tied to Clinton By CARL HULSE Published: December 4, 2007 MANHATTAN, Kan. — Nancy Boyda, a Democrat who ran for Congress in this district last year, owed her upset victory partly to the popularity of the Democratic woman at the top of the ticket:...
U.S. Finds That Iran Halted Nuclear Arms Bid in 2003 By Dafna Linzer and Joby Warrick Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, December 4, 2007; Page A01 A major U.S. intelligence review has concluded that Iran stopped work on a suspected nuclear weapons program more than four...
State to crack down on unpaid tolls Drivers who ignore bills will be fined $5 per transaction next year 09:40 PM CST on Monday, December 3, 2007 By MICHAEL A. LINDENBERGER / The Dallas Morning News mlindenberger@dallasnews.com Now may be the time to pay those pesky invoices for...
Hold the ice: What's in your glass might surprise you COLD TRUTH | 'Someone's not washing their hands properly': 1 in 5 samples from restaurants, bars found to have high levels of bacteria December 2, 2007 BY ART GOLAB AND LEONARD N. FLEMING Staff Reporters/ agolab@suntimes.com...
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...