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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...
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
Migrants seizing chance to cross Getting into U.S. takes on sense of urgency as Senate debates overhaul 07:33 AM CDT on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 By ALFREDO CORCHADO / The Dallas Morning News acorchado@dallasnews.com NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico – Javier Soto's anxious face tells the...
FBI: Officials got cash, sex and tickets for contract votes Jeremy Roebuck and Andres R. Martinez The Monitor June 5, 2007 - 9:28AM McALLEN — Sex, paid vacations and more than $600,000 in monetary gifts are among the many bribes federal authorities say PSJA Superintendent Arturo...
Univision proposes Spanish-language presidential debates The network, which has more viewers than CNN or Fox News, says a mass audience of Latino voters would be a draw for candidates. By Peter Wallsten, Times Staff Writer June 6, 2007 WASHINGTON — Univision, the country's...
I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison yesterday, and yet the response from the White House was to turn its back on the Vice President's former chief of staff. A spokesman said President Bush felt "terrible" about the ordeal that Mr...
Source: Man was shot by police twice in back of body Officer had been on duty 14 hours at time of shooting. By Tony Plohetski AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, June 06, 2007 A man fatally shot by an Austin police sergeant after a brief foot chase near a 12th Street nightclub...