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Safeco device keeps an eye on teens at the wheel By DAN RICHMAN P-I REPORTER Teen drivers insured by Safeco may soon be accompanied by a parental figure inside their dashboards, scrutinizing their every move. The "parent" is a specialized global positioning system device...
Memory chip prompts WA child porn charge June 7, 2007 - 11:15PM A man has been charged after allegedly trying to claim a lost computer memory chip police say contained images of children being sexually abused. The 47 year-old was arrested by detectives from Armadale, in Perth's...
Hear the interview with Patrick Cosgrove, a fellow missionary of Sgt. Olshen's, at 7:10 this morning with Mark, Ed and Sgt. Sam LINK TO FULL STORY
Man pinned under tree cuts off own leg Posted 13h 34m ago IOWA HILL, Calif. (AP) — Alone in the woods with his left leg pinned beneath a fallen tree for 11 hours, a 66-year-old man used pocket knives to cut off his limb below the knee to free himself, a neighbor and authorities...
Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes: 1987-2007 Political Landscape More Favorable To Democrats Released: March 22, 2007 Increased public support for the social safety net, signs of growing public concern about income inequality, and a diminished appetite for assertive...
Document: Iran Caught Red-Handed Shipping Arms to Taliban June 06, 2007 6:00 PM Brian Ross and Christopher Isham Report: NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces...
81% - Republicans Most Satisfied with Personal Finances Wed Jun 6, 1:00 AM ET Roughly eight-in-ten Republicans (81%) say they are largely satisfied with the way things are going for them financially, compared with much smaller majorities of Democrats and independents (54% each...
Officials beg off big raises 07:53 AM CDT on Thursday, June 7, 2007 By ROBERT T. GARRETT / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – Most Texans, if offered a five-figure pay raise, would first call their spouse, then maybe an interior decorator or a boat dealer. Statewide officeholders...
Las Manitas loan may be less forgiving Two others disagree with "forgivable" aspect. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 07, 2007 With anger erupting over a plan to give Las Manitas Avenue Cafe a $750,000 forgivable loan, two Austin City Council members say...