Austin's Morning News

Goodman: Mothers are paying the price of parenthood Ellen Goodman, THE BOSTON GLOBE Friday, May 11, 2007 It's become a Mother's Day tradition on a par with candy, flowers and guilt. While advertisers wax poetically about the priceless work of motherhood, economists tally up the...
Goodwill Worker Finds Cache Of Cash In Pants POSTED: 5:31 am EDT May 10, 2007 UPDATED: 2:20 pm EDT May 10, 2007 GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A Goodwill worker made a discovery worth a small fortune. Kelli Owens is a single mother of three. Goodwill is training her to work in retail. She...
Cop Confiscates Pot, Bakes Brownies Provided By: The Associated Press Last Modified: 5/10/2007 11:06:03 AM DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- A police officer will avoid criminal charges despite admitting he took marijuana from criminal suspects and, with his wife, baked it into brownies...
Put It Out, Shweetheart Hollywood Kicks the Habit, Rules That Movies With Smoking Could Go From PG to R Rating By Frank Ahrens Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 11, 2007; Page A01 Would "Casablanca" have been rated XXX? Depictions of smoking in movies will now be a factor...
NBC renews 'Friday Night Lights' The acclaimed NBC drama will be back for a full second season, and it will stay in Austin. By Diane Holloway AMERICAN-STATESMAN TELEVISION WRITER Friday, May 11, 2007 No big surprise, but a huge relief for local fans: NBC has renewed the low-...
Mexican Drug Runner Shot by Border Agents Breaks His Silence Thursday, May 10, 2007 JUAREZ, Mexico — The man shot in the buttocks by two U.S. Border Patrol agents now in prison for the shooting and the coverup is breaking his silence, saying he is well aware that 'everybody...
Pennsylvania Court Orders Sperm Donor to Lesbian Couple to Pay Child Support Wednesday, May 09, 2007 HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — A sperm donor who helped a lesbian couple conceive two children is liable for child support under a state appellate court ruling that a legal expert...
The Terrorists Next Door? Plot Suspects Lived Quietly in Suburb By Anthony Faiola and Dale Russakoff Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, May 10, 2007; Page A01 CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 9 -- From the front porch of her two-story home on Mimosa Drive, Susan DeFrancesco looked...
Throat cancer added to list of diseases caused by HPV Study finds oral sex transmits virus in men and women By TODD ACKERMAN Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle The virus that causes cervical cancer, the subject of heated debate in Austin, also sharply increases the risk of throat...