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Hutchison says she won't vote to revive immigration bill Texas' senior senator says she cannot sanction illegal immigrant 'amnesty' By MICHELLE MITTELSTADT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas, who has been pressured...
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...
Police Issue 'Emergency Order' for Pants June 22, 2007 - 7:48am BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police are looking for a few good pairs of pants. The police department has run out of two popular sizes of the custom-made navy blue uniform pants it provides to every officer, a...
CIA to Air Decades of Its Dirty Laundry Assassination Attempts Among Abuses Detailed By Karen DeYoung and Walter Pincus Washington Post Staff Writers Friday, June 22, 2007; Page A01 The CIA will declassify hundreds of pages of long-secret records detailing some of the...
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...
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...