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Dallas schools look into claims officer called boys 'stupid' 5th-graders accused of pulling alarm put on stage at assembly; principal denies wrongdoing 08:51 PM CST on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 By BLANCA CANTÚ / The Dallas Morning News bcantu@dallasnews.com Dallas Independent...
House approves ban on job bias against gays Senate expected to soon weigh similar measure 11:44 PM CST on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 From Wire Reports WASHINGTON – The House voted Wednesday to extend the nation's employment discrimination protections to gay workers, the first...
Nomination for Immigration Agency Chief Imperiled Following Halloween Costume Incident WASHINGTON — The nomination prospects for Julie Myers to take charge at the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency took a major downturn Wednesday after Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo...
Ron Paul gets relevant in a hurry By: Jonathan Martin Nov 6, 2007 07:15 PM EST In the space of 24 hours, Ron Paul achieved the extraordinary feat of raising over $4 million online in 35,000 separate contributions. And he is still going. As of Tuesday morning, the Republican...
Ore. Residents Use Radar on Speeders Nov 7, 2007 3:39 PM (19 hrs ago) AP THE DALLES, Ore. (Map, News) - Residents of The Dalles are taking the radar guns into their own hands. The police are lending the guns to people concerned about speeders in their neighborhoods. "If they...
Assaulted by a kiss? Man's lip bitten off By Jennifer Sullivan Seattle Times staff reporter A White Center woman was arrested for investigation of assault after authorities say she bit off the bottom lip of a man she had been kissing. The 49-year-old man's lip was found after...
Drug-Drenched Lyrics No Music to Parents' Ears One-Third of Popular Songs Have References to Substance Use: Study By CARLA WILLIAMS ABC News Medical Unit Nov. 7, 2007 "These G-Unit girls just wanna have fun Coke and rum; got weed on the ton I'm banging with my hand up her dress...
Justices Focus On Procedure During Circumcision Arguments By Colin Fogarty Salem, OR November 6, 2007 3:37 p.m. The Oregon Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on whether a divorced father can have his 12-year-old son circumcised. The father converted to Judaism. But the...
11-year-old boy killed by pit bull Seth Lovitt was bitten in the neck by his family's dog Tuesday night By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, November 07, 2007 An 11-year-old Killeen boy died Tuesday night after being attacked by his family's pit bull, police...