Austin's Morning News

Boost in fuel economy for cars and trucks OKd in Senate Zachary Coile, Chronicle Washington Bureau Friday, June 22, 2007 (06-22) 04:00 PDT Washington -- The Senate voted Thursday night for the first major increase in fuel-economy standards on cars, pickup trucks and sport...
No slack for slackers Colleges are revoking admissions for students who may have partied too much their senior year. By Larry Gordon, Times Staff Writer June 22, 2007 Some high school seniors may have scoffed at warnings about partying instead of studying this spring. But...
Razzoo's settles lawsuit with Jehovah's Witness waitress Mesquite: Former employee to get $38,750; managers to be trained 09:14 AM CDT on Thursday, June 21, 2007 By JIM GETZ / The Dallas Morning News jgetz@dallasnews.com Cajun restaurants aren't usually known as settings for...
Journalists dole out cash to politicians (quietly) News organizations diverge on handling of political activism by staff By Bill Dedman Investigative reporter MSNBC Updated: 14 minutes ago BOSTON - A CNN reporter gave $500 to John Kerry's campaign the same month he was embedded...
Poll says immigrants would heed bill The majority surveyed say they'd take steps to gain legal status. By Nicole Gaouette, Times Staff Writer June 21, 2007 WASHINGTON — In the first-ever public opinion poll of illegal immigrants, an overwhelming majority said they are intently...
Doctor lets teen son perform caesarean From correspondents in Chennai June 21, 2007 07:48am AN Indian doctor is facing the sack and possible criminal charges after letting his 15-year-old son perform caesarian surgery in a bid to win a place in the Guinness Book of Records...
Naked Couple Die From S.C. Rooftop Fall Wednesday, June 20, 2007 (06-20) 08:33 PDT Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- Police on Wednesday were investigating how a naked couple fell 50 feet from the roof of a downtown office building to their deaths. The bodies were found on the road by a...
City ends funding for day-labor hall Site in East End was at the center of 2006 debate about immigration policy By JAMES PINKERTON and SUSAN CARROLL Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Houston's only city-funded day labor center is set to close at the end of the month after city...
White House Report Lauds Immigrants’ Positive Effects By ROBERT PEAR Published: June 20, 2007 WASHINGTON, June 19 — Hoping to influence Congressional debate, the White House issued a report on Tuesday saying, “Immigration has a positive effect on the American economy as a whole...