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'Hidden Costs' Double Price Of Two Wars, Democrats Say By Josh White Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, November 13, 2007; Page A14 The economic costs to the United States of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan so far total approximately $1.5 trillion, according to a new study...
Woman Asks to Keep Horse in Apartment By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press Writer Monday, November 12, 2007 Montpelier, Vt. (AP) - Patty Cooper's landlord normally welcomes tenants who use animals to help them get around, such as guide dogs for the blind. So after the disabled woman...
Tipster fired from job By Holly Wagner, WINK News Story Created: Nov 12, 2007 at 5:41 PM EST Story Updated: Nov 12, 2007 at 6:23 PM EST LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fired for doing the right thing, that's what a Lee County man says happened to him after he turned in one of the county's...
Red-light fines filling state coffers instead of helping hospitals Legislators had pushed cameras by saying half of funds would go to emergency rooms, trauma centers 12:50 AM CST on Monday, November 12, 2007 By CHRISTY HOPPE / The Dallas Morning News choppe@dallasnews.com AUSTIN...
Texas passed $10 billion in bonds, but they don't come cheap If all are sold, debt to double and tax boost possible in budget crisis 12:00 AM CST on Sunday, November 11, 2007 From Wire Reports April Castro, The Associated Press AUSTIN – Now that Texas voters have given the state...
Justices mull 1st real look at 2nd Amendment in decades By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices have track records that make predicting their rulings on many topics more than a mere guess. Then there is the issue of the Second Amendment and guns,...
Monday, Nov 12, 2007 Posted on Sun, Nov. 11, 2007 Aircraft of local televangelist under scrutiny By DARREN BARBEE Star-Telegram Staff Writer Televangelist Kenneth Copeland, a licensed commercial pilot, makes no secret of his passion for flying in his broadcasts. He owns three...
Megachurch took in $69 million in 2006 ATLANTA --An Atlanta megachurch took in $69 million in 2006, according to a financial statement the church's minister released in response to a Senate investigation into him and five other well-known televangelists. The Rev. Creflo Dollar...