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One of the youngest players on the over 50 circuit proved you don't have to be a veteran to win on the Champions Tour. There was no "Choke" in Hoch this time as barley 50-year old Scott Hock won the 2007 Fed-Ex Kinko's Classic at the soft Hills of Lakeway Sunday. Hoch, with less...
Proposed law: dog attacks once, owner faces felony By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Dogs in Texas are presumed safe until proven dangerous. But maybe not for long. Under a bill that got unanimous approval in the state House Tuesday, dogs could get their owners...
Senate panel OKs requiring ultrasounds before abortions Patients would not have to see images 07:13 PM CDT on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Associated Press AUSTIN – Doctors would have to perform ultrasounds on pregnant women seeking an abortion, but the patients wouldn't be required...
Miss America Helps Cops in Sex Sting Apr 24 09:30 PM US/Eastern By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Miss America can add crime fighter to her resume. Lauren Nelson recently went undercover with police in New York for a sting targeting sexual predators...
Senate OKs 'Jessica's Law' with limits on death penalty By POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The Texas Senate passed its long-awaited "Jessica's Law" Tuesday to protect children from sexual predators, but it reserved the death penalty for...
Professor fired over Va. Tech discussion April 23, 2007 BOSTON --An adjunct professor was fired after leading a classroom discussion about the Virginia Tech shootings in which he pointed a marker at some students and said "pow." The five-minute demonstration at Emmanuel College...
FCC Seeks To Rein In Violent TV Shows Agency Will Recommend Law to Regulate Broadcast And Basic Cable Content By Paul Farhi and Frank Ahrens Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, April 24, 2007; Page C01 Federal regulators, concerned about the effect of television violence on...
Are passengers 'seized' during a police stop? Supreme Court to decide Justices to decide search rights of passengers when a driver is pulled over. By David G. Savage, Times Staff Writer April 24, 2007 WASHINGTON — Are the passengers in a car that has been stopped by the police "...
Anti-Gay T-Shirts Cause Uproar At Sacto School John Lobertini Reporting (CBS 5) SACRAMENTO The debate over free speech and religion was heard in front of Rio Linda High School near Sacramento on Monday. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered to show support for four students who...