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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 –...
Students can expect healthier selection By SARAH BAHARI Star-Telegram staff writer Fried chicken will no longer be a lunchroom staple. Soft drinks will be less available. Fruits and vegetables must be offered daily. These are among the changes that students will find in public...
Dems plan to hunt Rove when he leaves By: John Bresnahan Aug 13, 2007 10:39 AM EST Karl Rove may be leaving the White House at the end of August, but Democrats on Capitol Hill still want to see him testify on at least one issue – the firing last year of nine U.S. attorneys – and...
U.S. life expectancy lags behind 41 nations WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are living longer than ever, but not as long as people in 41 other countries. For decades, the United States has been slipping in international rankings of life expectancy, as other countries improve health...
Study: Live-In Boyfriends Help With Housework More Than Husbands If a woman finds that the kind and considerate man she has lived with for years suddenly stops helping with the washing and bridles at taking out the rubbish, it is probably because the couple have got married...
Tonsil removal may cure ADHD behavior in kids 10:59 PM CDT on Saturday, August 11, 2007 From Wire Reports TUCSON, Ariz. — Little T.J. was a monster. There's no other way to say it. Extremely hyperactive, the toddler ran around in circles, destroying everything in his path. He...
Students push for guns on campus By Zinie Chen Sampson ASSOCIATED PRESS August 13, 2007 RICHMOND — College students are pushing for their schools to allow them to carry guns on campus, saying they should have the right to protect themselves in a situation like the one in which...
AT&T says edit of Pearl Jam's anti-Bush lyrics was mistake Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Lyrics performed by Pearl Jam criticizing President Bush should not have been censored from a webcast by AT&T Inc., a company spokesman acknowledged Thursday. AT&T, through its...
Parkland fights patients accused of lying about residency, income 220 patients under investigation for fraud 11:32 PM CDT on Thursday, August 9, 2007 By KIM BREEN and SHERRY JACOBSON / The Dallas Morning News kbreen@dallasnews.com ; sjacobson@dallasnews.com Three hospitals in...