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'You're fired,' man hears after saving a woman's life The 24-year-old grabbed a gun before going to help his neighbor who had been shot. By Jim Schoettler, The Times-Union When a neighbor screamed she'd been shot, Colin Bruley grabbed his shotgun, found the victim and began...
Homework overload under microscope Teen trustees make case to help stressed students Jun 18, 2007 04:30 AM Kristin Rushowy Education Reporter No homework on the weekend, during March Break or even the Christmas holidays. Forget about tests on Mondays. No big assignments four...
McAllenites want D.C. wall Web Posted: 06/20/2007 01:16 AM CDT Mariano Castillo Express-News Border Bureau LAREDO — In response to the Department of Homeland Security's plans to construct hundreds of miles of fencing along the border with Mexico, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce...
White House Report Lauds Immigrants’ Positive Effects By ROBERT PEAR Published: June 20, 2007 WASHINGTON, June 19 — Hoping to influence Congressional debate, the White House issued a report on Tuesday saying, “Immigration has a positive effect on the American economy as a whole...
Texas man dies of burns after dousing himself with gas, being shot with Taser Johnny Lopez, a 47-year-old from San Angelo, Texas, died yesterday of burns sustained in a fire that began Monday after he doused himself with gasoline and was shot with a Taser during an altercation...
Sen. Reid fast-tracks revived immigration bill Proposal boosts funding by $4.4 billion for border security and workplace enforcement, a Bush-backed provision. By Maura Reynolds, Times Staff Writer June 19, 2007 WASHINGTON — Senate leaders Monday relaunched a controversial...
Va. School's No-Contact Rule Is a Touchy Subject By Maria Glod Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, June 18, 2007; Page B01 Fairfax County middle school student Hal Beaulieu hopped up from his lunch table one day a few months ago, sat next to his girlfriend and slipped his arm...
Getting Lost in the Great Indoors Many Adults Worry Nature Is Disappearing From Children's Lives By Donna St. George Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 19, 2007; Page A01 Linda Pelzman appreciates the beauty of the outdoor world, sometimes pulling her children into the...
Fewer baby boys being circumcised in the U.S. POSTED: 9:18 p.m. EDT, June 18, 2007 SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- On the eighth day of her son's life, Julia Query welcomed friends and family to celebrate his birth and honor their Jewish heritage. But there was no crying, no...