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I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison yesterday, and yet the response from the White House was to turn its back on the Vice President's former chief of staff. A spokesman said President Bush felt "terrible" about the ordeal that Mr...
Efforts to stop TAKS cheating often fall short More emphasis has been placed on test, not on catching copiers 11:47 PM CDT on Monday, June 4, 2007 By JOSHUA BENTON and HOLLY K. HACKER / The Dallas Morning News jbenton@dallasnews.com and hhacker@dallasnews.com In 1975, a social...
Poll: Obama, Clinton now virtually tied By Susan Page, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are essentially tied for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, the first time that the New York senator hasn't clearly...
Clinton, Edwards and Obama Discuss Their Faith at Forum All Say Religion Informs Politics, Personal Lives By Perry Bacon Jr. Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 5, 2007; Page A03 In an unprecedented forum, the three leading Democratic presidential candidates described how...
Discontent Over Iraq Increasing, Poll Finds Americans Also Unhappy With Congress By Dan Balz and Jon Cohen Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, June 5, 2007; Page A01 Growing frustration with the performance of the Democratic Congress, combined with widespread public pessimism...
City to vote on offering Las Manitas $750,000 forgivable loan Restaurant would move up the block to make way for hotel complex. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, June 05, 2007 City leaders hope to save a popular downtown restaurant by offering its owners a $750,...
Diplomas Denied Over Graduation Cheers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 3, 2007 GALESBURG, Ill., June 2 — A high school that had warned against undignified behavior at its graduation ceremony denied diplomas to five students after enthusiastic friends or family members...
Analysis shows TAKS cheating rampant State says it's addressed the problem, but News uncovers more than 50,000 cases 05:29 PM CDT on Sunday, June 3, 2007 By JOSHUA BENTON and HOLLY K. HACKER / The Dallas Morning News Tens of thousands of students cheat on the TAKS test every...
Minorities are disciplined at a disproportionate rate By TERRY WEBSTER Star-Telegram staff writer STAR-TELEGRAM Of all student groups, blacks are most likely to be expelled, suspended out of school, or placed in disciplinary alternative education programs, data from the Texas...