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'Monster Pig' killing sparks investigation From the Associated Press May 31, 2007 BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — State wildlife officials said Wednesday they wanted to know how the huge hog dubbed "Monster Pig" got into a fenced hunting preserve where it was chased down and shot to death by...
Complaint: In-flight film too graphic By DOUG GROSS, Associated Press Writer Fri May 25, 6:53 PM ET ATLANTA - A media watchdog group is criticizing Delta Air Lines for making the bloody HBO series "Rome" and other bawdy shows available for in-flight viewing after a passenger...
Her embryos or his? By Kevin Sack, Times Staff Writer May 30, 2007 Webster, Texas — AFTER two years of infertility treatments — from temperature monitoring and artificial inseminations to hormone injections and laparoscopic surgery — Augusta Roman felt her last, best hope for...
Friends: Mom whose children were hanged faced troubled life 08:35 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 By JEFF MOSIER, STELLA M. CHÁVEZ and DEBRA DENNIS / The Dallas Morning News HUDSON OAKS – Gilberta Estrada struggled as a single mother, confiding to friends about child custody...
Report: Man with rare TB strain feared for life CDC, airlines seek those he had close contact with on 2 continents 09:45 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Associated Press ATLANTA - A man with a form of tuberculosis so dangerous he is under the first U.S. government-ordered...
Is Wal-Mart Too Cheap for Its Own Good? By MICHAEL BARBARO Published: May 30, 2007 Low prices, it turns out, can be bad for business. A confidential report prepared for senior executives at Wal-Mart Stores concludes, in stark terms, that the chain’s traditional strengths — its...
Austin police say "thanks, but no thanks" to popular FOX TV show City officials say show only shows parts of what police do By Tony Plohetski AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Austin police officers frisking drug dealers, arresting prostitutes or chasing burglars...
Man stabbed with pitchfork while trying to stop fight Web Posted: 05/29/2007 09:47 AM CDT KENS 5 Eyewitness News A man who tried to break up a fight between his two nephews ended up being stabbed with a pitchfork by one of his nephews, police say. All three men were drinking in...
Photo of Monster Hog Called Into Question; Web Site Claims It Was Doctored Tuesday, May 29, 2007 Is it a humongous hog, a monster mistake, or a huge hoax? That's the question being asked Tuesday about a stunning photo distributed last Friday by the Associated Press that purports...