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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...
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...
For the past three years, the corporate foundation for the nation's largest maker of stun guns has donated thousands of dollars to the families of police officers killed in the line of duty. This year, as police deaths have jumped nearly 30%, the foundation is upping the ante...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Online pornography hunters' Internet adventures are already fraught with danger from malicious code many porn sites use to commandeer visitors' machines or steal personal data. Now comes a scheme some researchers say amounts to extortion: One site's...