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Famed lawyer could lose millions Panel rules O'Quinn improperly deducted expenses in settlements 12:00 AM CDT on Sunday, June 10, 2007 From Wire Reports The Associated Press HOUSTON – Millions of dollars may be owed to three former clients of John O'Quinn after an arbitration...
Bush: Immigration Bill Only Temporarily Derailed Monday, June 11, 2007 SOFIA, Bulgaria — President Bush, turning from adulation in the Balkans to difficulties back home, said Monday that his stalled immigration overhaul would be revived and his embattled attorney general would...
Shooting victim's friends gather for memorial 150 hold vigil for Kevin Brown at Chester's Club. By Miguel Liscano AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, June 11, 2007 The loud rap music coming from vehicles in the parking lot at Chester's Club went silent at about 4:45 Sunday morning...
Military Envisions Longer Stay in Iraq Officers Anticipate Small 'Post-Occupation' Force By Thomas E. Ricks Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, June 10, 2007; Page A01 BAGHDAD -- U.S. military officials here are increasingly envisioning a "post-occupation" troop presence in...
A Plan to Pay for Top Scores on Some Tests Gains Ground By JULIE BOSMAN Published: June 9, 2007 Roland G. Fryer, a 30-year-old Harvard economist known for his study of racial inequality in schools, is back in New York to again promote a big idea: Pay students cash for high...
Democrats Seek Formula To Blunt AMT One Plan Would Impose Surtax Of 4.3% on Richest Households By Lori Montgomery Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, June 8, 2007; Page D01 House Democrats looking to spare millions of middle-class families from the expensive bite of the...
Daly backs move to ground Blue Angels show Bill to halt Blue Angels flyovers will have to wait Jun 7, 2007 6:00 AM by Joshua Sabatini, The Examiner SAN FRANCISCO (Map, News) - The annual aerial show by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels — a San Francisco tradition dating back to 1981...
Council approves, tweaks restaurant loan Provisions added to Las Manitas loan. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 07, 2007 The Austin City Council approved a proposed $750,000 forgivable loan for Las Manitas restaurant, but tweaked the loan to respond to...
Some on City Council warm to new tax rate for 2008 Some property owners would see an increase in their bills By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, June 08, 2007 Some Austin City Council members expressed support Thursday for a 2008 tax rate that would be the highest...