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Is Wal-Mart Too Cheap for Its Own Good? By MICHAEL BARBARO Published: May 30, 2007 Low prices, it turns out, can be bad for business. A confidential report prepared for senior executives at Wal-Mart Stores concludes, in stark terms, that the chain’s traditional strengths — its...
Austin police say "thanks, but no thanks" to popular FOX TV show City officials say show only shows parts of what police do By Tony Plohetski AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Austin police officers frisking drug dealers, arresting prostitutes or chasing burglars...
Man stabbed with pitchfork while trying to stop fight Web Posted: 05/29/2007 09:47 AM CDT KENS 5 Eyewitness News A man who tried to break up a fight between his two nephews ended up being stabbed with a pitchfork by one of his nephews, police say. All three men were drinking in...
Photo of Monster Hog Called Into Question; Web Site Claims It Was Doctored Tuesday, May 29, 2007 Is it a humongous hog, a monster mistake, or a huge hoax? That's the question being asked Tuesday about a stunning photo distributed last Friday by the Associated Press that purports...
Jihadists moving into Lebanon from Syria By Christopher Allbritton THE WASHINGTON TIMES May 29, 2007 NAHR EL-BARED, Lebanon -- Heavily armed foreign jihadists have been entering Lebanon from Syria from around the time Western authorities noticed a drop in the infiltration of...
"Good Riddance Attention Whore" by CindySheehan Mon May 28, 2007 at 09:57:01 AM PDT I have endured a lot of smear and hatred since Casey was killed and especially since I became the so-called "Face" of the American anti-war movement. Especially since I renounced any tie I have...
Obama Offers Universal Health Care Plan By MIKE GLOVER, Associated Press Writer 5:06 AM PDT, May 29, 2007 IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Seeking to add heft to his presidential bid, Democrat Barack Obama is offering a sweeping plan that would provide every citizen a means to have health...
Students at Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville watched as a python killed and ate a rabbit in a classroom crowded with students. The video of the event was posted to YouTube.com, while students looked on. Watch the Video Here...
By Rob Stein THE WASHINGTON POST Sunday, May 27, 2007 WASHINGTON — The federal government is undertaking the most ambitious set of studies ever mounted under a controversial arrangement that allows researchers to conduct some kinds of medical experiments without first getting...