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In Sugar Land, Perry signs religion-in-schools bill Legislation supports students' rights to discuss faith By RUTH RENDON Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle SUGAR LAND — Student Natasha Gualy was all smiles Tuesday knowing that when she shares her Christian faith at school, she...
Mother, 41, found guilty of sexual assault of teen By Isadora Vail AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 14, 2007 GEORGETOWN — An Austin mother was found guilty Monday of three counts of sexual assault of a child that occurred with a 16-year-old neighbor when the woman lived...
Chester's Club closes Manager says it won't reopen after Austin City Council passes BYOB rules. By Suzannah Gonzales AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 14, 2007 The after-hours bring-your-own-bottle club that got the city's attention after police in June fatally shot a...
Deputy Charged With DUI After Husband Pulls Her Over Twice Monday, August 13, 2007 ELKO, Nev. — An off-duty Elko County sheriff's deputy was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after her husband, a fellow deputy, pulled her over. Charlotte Moore, 36,...
U.S. May Provide Billions to Mexico to Fight Drug Cartels By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. Published: August 14, 2007 MEXICO CITY, Aug. 13 — Mexico and the United States are holding intensive talks to develop a plan for the United States to provide billions of dollars to Mexico to...
Dry Cleaners Cut Plaintiff Some Slack By Henri E. Cauvin Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, August 14, 2007; Page B01 The dry cleaners aren't pressing their case against the Pants Judge. In a surprise turn yesterday, the small-business owners sued by D.C. Administrative Law...
Lancaster considers perks for student, teacher attendance Incentives to curb absenteeism in other districts failed 01:03 AM CDT on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 By KAREN AYRES / The Dallas Morning News kayres@dallasnews.com First the Lancaster school district wanted to cancel classes...
2 U.S.-bound Iraqis held in Mexico Web Posted: 08/13/2007 11:41 PM CDT Sean Mattson Express-News Mexico Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico — Two Iraqis traveling to the United States were arrested Monday at the Monterrey International Airport with fake Swiss passports, authorities...
Arlington church defends decision not to host gay man's funeral Arlington: Refusal of gay man's service based on church policy, not discrimination, pastor says 12:00 AM CDT on Monday, August 13, 2007 By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News jtrahan@dallasnews.com ARLINGTON –...