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Its roundup time for stray cats Officials hope spay-neuter clinic helps control population. By Claire Osborn AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Saturday, October 28, 2006 All over the Austin area, they come to feed the cats. The cats are strays — some abandoned by owners, many the...
Ex-trooper pleads guilty to offering leniency for a date 12:56 PM CDT on Saturday, October 28, 2006 Associated Press BRYAN, Texas - A former state trooper accused of telling a female motorist he arrested that he'd lessen the charge if she would go on a date with him has been...
Amy Goldstein The Washington Post Two weeks before the midterm elections, at least 10 states, including Maryland, remain ripe for voting problems, according to a study released yesterday by a nonpartisan clearinghouse that tracks electoral reforms across the United States. The...
Laura Parker USA TODAY Bruce Sexton is blind. He would like to shop on Target's website, but says he can't "read" it. He says the site lacks certain coding — found on many other websites — that would activate software to allow blind computer users to hear audio descriptions of...
Associated Press Training that taught students to attack a gunman if he invades a classroom was a mistake, Burleson school officials said Wednesday, changing to a stance that students should not physically confront armed intruders. A spokesman for the Burleson school system said...
Tony Plohetski, Laura Heinauer AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN An 18-year-old registered sex offender attending Reagan High School in Northeast Austin tried to sexually assault a teacher in her classroom Tuesday while holding scissors to her throat and threatening to kill her,...
Perry predicts record budget surplusBy JAY ROOT STAR-TELEGRAM AUSTIN BUREAU LONGVIEW — Gov. Rick Perry, who is seeking re-election, predicted that the Texas Legislature will soon be sitting on its largest budget surplus ever, and he said he would like to use some of that money...
Friedman feels sting of political attacks He contends his track record of compassion is lost amid debate about his satirical past By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau ECHO HILL RANCH — The Kinkster is grumpy. It's three weeks before Election Day, and...
More U.S. Troops May Be Iraq-Bound Bigger Force Among Options, Commander Says, Citing Baghdad Violence By Ellen Knickmeyer Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, October 25, 2006; Page A01 BAGHDAD, Oct. 24 -- The top American commander in Iraq said Tuesday that he may call...