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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...
Homework overload under microscope Teen trustees make case to help stressed students Jun 18, 2007 04:30 AM Kristin Rushowy Education Reporter No homework on the weekend, during March Break or even the Christmas holidays. Forget about tests on Mondays. No big assignments four...
McAllenites want D.C. wall Web Posted: 06/20/2007 01:16 AM CDT Mariano Castillo Express-News Border Bureau LAREDO — In response to the Department of Homeland Security's plans to construct hundreds of miles of fencing along the border with Mexico, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce...
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...
Texas man dies of burns after dousing himself with gas, being shot with Taser Johnny Lopez, a 47-year-old from San Angelo, Texas, died yesterday of burns sustained in a fire that began Monday after he doused himself with gasoline and was shot with a Taser during an altercation...
Man Says Home Depot Fired Workers For Catching Thieves MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- A former Home Depot employee said the company fired him and three other workers because they helped police catch several suspected shoplifters in May. Midwest City police said the men helped officers...
Man strangles rabid bobcat When the animal attacked, Dale Rippy stayed cool. By CAMILLE C. SPENCER Published June 19, 2007 WESLEY CHAPEL - Dale Rippy follows the same routine every trash day. He wakes up, heads to the curb of his home in the Villages of Wesley Chapel, rolls his...
'You're fired,' man hears after saving a woman's life The 24-year-old grabbed a gun before going to help his neighbor who had been shot. By Jim Schoettler, The Times-Union When a neighbor screamed she'd been shot, Colin Bruley grabbed his shotgun, found the victim and began...