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Colleges Offering Campuses as Final Resting Places By ALAN FINDER Published: May 18, 2007 RICHMOND, Va. — Want to recapture those undergraduate years? Colleges and universities are offering the chance — for eternity. For a few thousand dollars, the University of Richmond and a...
For Texting Teens, an OMG Moment When the Phone Bill Arrives By Margaret Webb Pressler Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A01 Sofia Rubenstein, 17, got in trouble the way a lot of teens do these days. Her incessant text-messaging racked up a huge phone bill...
McCain, Cornyn Engage in Heated Exchange Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hasn't spent much time in the Capitol this year as he seeks the GOP presidential nomination. But one of his rare appearances this week provided a pretty salty exchange with a fellow Republican. During a meeting...
Clinton Wants Pre-K for All 4-Year-Olds The Associated Press Monday, May 21, 2007; 8:27 AM WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing a $10 billion federal program aimed at providing voluntary pre-kindergarten for all 4-year-old children...
No Easy Path to Immigration Reform Senate's Comprehensive Proposal Raises Concerns About Implementation By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A08 In vowing not to repeat the mistakes of the country's 1986 amnesty, Homeland Security Secretary...
Round Rock, McNeil, Stony Point high schools approve graduation prayer Invocations would be nonsectarian. By Bob Banta AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, May 21, 2007 ROUND ROCK — Seniors at three of the Round Rock school district's four high schools voted to have an invocation at...
Consequences of TAKS Web Posted: 05/21/2007 12:24 AM CDT Anastasia Ustinova Express-News With graduation ceremonies around the corner, area school districts are under pressure from parents to let high school seniors who failed the required exit exam walk across the stage anyway...
The President's appointment of General Lute to oversee the war is a major topic of discussion among the military officers here at the Air War College. They are perplexed and in some cases critical of the appointment. The criticism is not directed at General Lute, but rather it...
KIDS IN CHARGE 'LORD OF THE FLIES' AS REALITY TV SHOW By MICHAEL STARR CBS surprised the TV world by announcing a new show, "Kid Nation," that sounds a lot like "Lord of the Flies."May 17, 2007 -- THIS is one town where kids will rule - literally. CBS' new reality show, "Kid...