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Survey: U.S. Muslims Assimilated, Opposed to Extremism By Alan Cooperman Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, May 23, 2007; Page A03 Unlike Muslim minorities in many European countries, U.S. Muslims are highly assimilated, close to parity with other Americans in income and...
New Strategy for War Stresses Iraqi Politics U.S. Aims to Oust Sectarians From Key Roles By Ann Scott Tyson Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, May 23, 2007; Page A01 Top U.S. commanders and diplomats in Iraq are completing a far-reaching campaign plan for a new U.S...
Police Raid Lingerie Shop LUBBOCK, TX -- An obscure law sends one local lingerie store clerk to jail. And now she may forever have to register as a sex offender. The lingerie store, Somethin’ Sexy was raided by police last week for violating Lubbock`s sexually oriented business...
Craddick clinging to political life By JAY ROOT jroot@star-telegram.com THE ASSOCIATED PRESS / HARRY CABLUCK AUSTIN — Republican House Speaker Tom Craddick was clinging to his political life Tuesday night, as more allies turned their backs on him and two more candidates...
Seniors may get to walk without passing TAKS By DIANE SMITH dianesmith@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH — Trustees in the Fort Worth school district will meet Wednesday to consider allowing 617 seniors who haven’t passed the exit-level TAKS to participate in graduation. The 8 a.m...
U.S. Muslims' opinions studied Younger generations more likely to defend suicide bombings 10:55 PM CDT on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Associated Press WASHINGTON – One in four younger U.S. Muslims said in a poll that suicide bombings to defend their religion are acceptable at least in...
Where Did All the Baby Sitters Go? In the Endless Quest for Time Alone, Parents Are Poring over Web Sites, Perusing MySpace Pages -- and Paying a Premium By MARILYN GARDNER May 19, 2007 As a new mother, Aliza Sherman-Risdahl hired her first baby sitter last fall when her...
Porn Star's Blog Has Tennessee Trooper in Hot Water State Trooper Suspended After Allegedly Receiving Sexual Favor for Ignoring Driver's Drug Possession By DAVID SCHOETZ May 21, 2007 The Tennessee Highway Patrol has suspended a trooper who allegedly received a sexual favor from...
Commuter rail to cost twice the estimate in campaign New contracts bring total to more than $10 million annually. By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, May 22, 2007 The Capital Metro board awarded a $112 million contract Monday to Veolia Transportation Services Inc., a...