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Katrina dog gets its day in court The question of whether a dog rescued after Hurricane Katrina belongs to an Austin woman or a New Orleans resident goes to trial. By Eric Dexheimer AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 14, 2007 The New Orleans dog claimed by both an Austin...
Dry Cleaner Calls $54 Million Lawsuit Over Pants a ‘Nightmare’ By SUEVON LEE Published: June 14, 2007 WASHINGTON, June 13 — A pair of charcoal-colored pants at the center of a $54 million lawsuit was unfurled in a courtroom here on Wednesday, introduced into evidence by a...
Illegal Immigrants Received Poor Care In Jail, Lawyers Say Treatable Illnesses Grew Grave, They Claim By Darryl Fears Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, June 13, 2007; Page A04 At his home in East Los Angeles, Francisco Castaneda of El Salvador faces a grim truth: His...
CBS blames sexism for bad ratings By Joshua Chaffinin New York Published: June 13 2007 03:00 | Last updated: June 13 2007 03:00 Leslie Moonves, CBS chief executive, yesterday suggested that sexist attitudes were partly to blame for the faltering performance of Katie Couric, the...
Teacher quits after alleged garter incident By Antoinette Konz akonz@courier-journal.com The Courier-Journal An English teacher from Western High School resigned Monday amid an investigation of an incident in which he allegedly removed a student's garter with his teeth during...
Tearful Testimony in $54 Million Pants Lawsuit A Local Man Who Says the Dry Cleaners Lost His Pants Wants $54 Million Dollars in Damages By JIM AVILA and CHRIS FRANCESCANI ABC News Law & Justice Unit June 13, 2007 A Washington, D.C. law judge broke down in tears and had to...
Bill ups the ante on red-light tickets Scofflaws who don't pay could be denied new registrations if Perry signs law By ALEXIS GRANT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Where the red light cameras are Those who owe the city for red-light camera tickets soon could have a new reason...
2 cities mull tough new smoking laws Belmont drafting law to ban smoking in multiunit housing; Oakland delays similar debate Diana Walsh, Christopher Heredia, Chronicle Staff Writers Wednesday, June 13, 2007 Belmont moved a step closer Tuesday night to adopting a sweeping...
Large majority supports path to citizenship A poll finds 63% of all respondents, and 65% of Republicans, back the controversial measure. By Janet Hook, Times Staff Writer June 13, 2007 WASHINGTON — A strong majority of Americans — including nearly two-thirds of Republicans —...