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Amanda Beard thinks that posing nude in Playboy is about celebrating her healthy body. I'm really glad she cleared that up. Here I thought it was about prostituting herself. In case you've forgotten, Beard was the adorable 14-year-old with the teddy bear who won a gold medal and...
Giuliani retains GOP lead for presidential nomination as Fred Thompson gains A Times/Bloomberg Poll shows conservatives embracing the former Tennessee senator, who has yet to enter the race. Clinton still leads Democrats, but trails Giuliani. By Michael Finnegan, Times Staff...
Sextuplets in Arizona and Minnesota PHOENIX (AP) — Two sets of sextuplets were born in different states less than a day apart, a rare occurrence but one that fertility experts say could become increasingly common as more couples seek artificial methods of conceiving babies...
Guardsmen on border accused of running smuggling ring By ALICIA A. CALDWELL The Associated Press LAREDO, Texas -- Three National Guardsmen assigned to the Texas-Mexico border were accused of running an immigrant smuggling ring after 24 immigrants were found inside a van that one...
Austin police chief candidates meet public 200 people attend session to hear five finalists answer questions. By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Sonja January almost started crying when she brought her 15-year-old son, Xavier, in front of Jimmie...
Friends bear a grudge over hot season tickets By Steve Schmadeke Special to the Tribune Published June 11, 2007 Their long friendship had become strained in recent years as they bickered over whether to tailgate and who would drive, so when it looked as if Douglas Warlick would...
Texas DOT to Install Federally Funded Highway Speed Cameras Despite the opposition of the state legislature, the Texas Department of Transportation proposes a federally funded speed camera test. Despite the near-unanimous opposition in the state legislature to the use of speed...
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...