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Repeat teen births highest in Texas at 24% By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY Almost a quarter of teen births in Texas are to girls who have had a baby before, according to a state-by-state analysis of federal birth rate data to be released today. The U.S. average is 20%. Texas has the...
UF police cleared in 'Don't Tase me, Bro' case University of Florida cops were exonerated in the stunning of a student. The student may face charges. By ROBERTO SANTIAGO rsantiago@MiamiHerald.com Andrew Meyer, the University of Florida student who was Tasered by campus police in...
DREAM Act, affecting children of illegal immigrants, fails Senate test vote Senate defeats decision over immigration amnesty concerns 07:52 AM CDT on Thursday, October 25, 2007 By DAVE MICHAELS / The Dallas Morning News dmichaels@dallasnews.com WASHINGTON – The DREAM Act failed...
Mom charged after cheerleaders' high-speed stunt to grab beer By OSKAR GARCIA Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — A woman has been charged with letting her 15-year-old daughter lean out of a school van on a highway to get beer from an sport utility vehicle full of boys, authorities...
Inspired by attempts made by the city of Dallas to outlaw sagging pants, local rapper Dooney Da Priest unveils a new song in support of the proposal. Listen to "Pull Your Pants Up" right here. LINK TO FULL STORY
DREAM bill would set migrants on path to legal status College, military service would give students chance for citizenship 11:56 PM CDT on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 By DIANNE SOLÍS / The Dallas Morning News dsolis@dallasnews.com The Senate is expected to vote today on a bill...
Disciplinary campus numbers criticized By TERRY WEBSTER Star-Telegram Staff Writer The first-graders' actions were so violent or bizarre that officials removed the students to a disciplinary school campus in the Arlington district. Smearing feces on the walls and on another...
McCain says he wants to shoot Osama ROCHESTER, N.H. -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain told workers of small weapons factory that he not only wants to catch Osama Bin Laden if elected, but said he "will shoot him with your products". "I will follow Osama Bin Laden...