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Bush Meets Al Gore: Effect On Permafrost Unknown By Peter Baker Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, November 27, 2007; Page C01 It must be the season. President Bush tried yesterday to make peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians. And he tried to make peace with Al...
Rite Aid Stores in West Selling a Paternity Test Kit By ANDREW POLLACK Published: November 26, 2007 Genetic testing is now available at the drugstore. A company called Sorenson Genomics has started selling a paternity test kit through Rite Aid stores in California, Oregon and...
Local 2 Investigates Police Secrecy Behind Unmanned Aircraft Test By Stephen Dean POSTED: 9:03 am CST November 21, 2007 WALLER COUNTY, Texas -- Houston police started testing unmanned aircraft and the event was shrouded in secrecy, but it was captured on tape by Local 2...
Texas delays rebate vouchers for buyers replacing older cars Dealers to take the wheel in effort offering up to $3,500 to replace old vehicles 11:24 PM CST on Sunday, November 25, 2007 By TERRY BOX / The Dallas Morning News tbox@dallasnews.com A state program to pay low-income...
DISD estimates 200 to 300 workers could be hiding criminal pasts District considers tightening policy as fingerprinting law nears 12:00 AM CST on Sunday, November 25, 2007 By TAWNELL D. HOBBS / The Dallas Morning News tdhobbs@dallasnews.com A new state law that requires school...
Retail Sales Rise, but Stores Relied on Discounts By MICHAEL BARBARO Published: November 26, 2007 Black Friday was big — but with a big caveat. With stores dangling steep discounts and consumers worried about the economy, retail sales surged on the day after Thanksgiving, yet...
Meet the women who won't have babies - because they're not eco friendly By NATASHA COURTENAY-SMITH and MORAG TURNER Had Toni Vernelli gone ahead with her pregnancy ten years ago, she would know at first hand what it is like to cradle her own baby, to have a pair of innocent eyes...
Sports is fuel for friendship, study finds By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY That blockhead Charlie Brown was decades ahead of his time: He knew that an inability to excel in sports carried dire social consequences. Now a study suggests that children really do attach great social value...
Big Rise in Cost of Birth Control on Campuses By MONICA DAVEY Published: November 22, 2007 In health centers at hundreds of colleges and universities around the country, young women are paying sharply higher prices for prescription contraceptives because of a change in federal...