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FW students protest TAKS decision 03:25 PM CDT on Thursday, May 24, 2007 By DARLA MILES / WFAA-TV FORT WORTH — Students who had been planning to walk across the stage at graduation ceremonies this weekend were instead walking a picket line Thursday morning. The Trimble Tech High...
Alleged Babysitter Molester Says He Is Innocent Because He Was Sleepwalking Thursday, May 24, 2007 PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia man accused of sexual battery says he has no recollection of assaulting the family babysitter because he was sleepwalking. The babysitter said she...
Worker Visas Intensify Debate on Immigration Skilled Foreigners Embraced, Envied By Pamela Constable Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 25, 2007; Page A01 In a sleek, spartan office overlooking Tysons Corner, three young men in shirt sleeves hunch over computer screens...
Environmentalists Classified as Terrorists, Get Stiff Sentences. By RUSSELL GOLDMAN May 25, 2007 The first two members of a radical environmental group who admitted to setting a series of fires aimed at saving animals, were sentenced Thursday to 12 to 16 years in federal prison...
New York’s Schools for Pregnant Girls Will Close A “quilting project” and instruction in breast-feeding were on the agenda of the Harlem school this week. By JULIE BOSMAN Published: May 24, 2007 A dozen girls, some perched awkwardly with their pregnant bellies flush against the...
Study Finds Hurricanes Frequent in Some Cooler Periods By ANDREW C. REVKIN Published: May 24, 2007 Over the last 5,000 years, the eastern Caribbean has experienced several periods, lasting centuries, in which strong hurricanes occurred frequently even though ocean temperatures...
Dallas gets tough with panhandlers 03:19 PM CDT on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 By DAVE LEVINTHAL / The Dallas Morning News dlevinthal@dallasnews.com Dallas’ anti-panhandling ordinance is now stricter than ever, as the City Council on Wednesday morning added several new provisions to...
Senate OKs cancer measure Legislature: Deadline for proposal drawing near as it returns to House 08:03 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 By CHRISTY HOPPE / The Dallas Morning News choppe@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – Texas moved a step closer to kick-starting one of the largest...
Senate OKs bill for school Bible classes But the measure's wording is causing confusion over whether elective must be offered By GARY SCHARRER Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The Senate easily passed and sent to the governor a bill Wednesday to teach...