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Three UT students found safe after 11-hour search inside cave By Andrea Lorenz, Corrie MacLaggan AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, October 15, 2007 Three University of Texas students who had been missing underground for hours were found safe Sunday afternoon inside Airman's Cave...
Survey finds dissatisfaction among professors over collegiate athletics Report will be considered at meeting today of Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics By Bob Dart WASHINGTON BUREAU Monday, October 15, 2007 WASHINGTON — Three out of four professors at big-time...
Fake Rangers Take Urine Samples From Boys Police: Men Told Boys To Take Drug Test INDIANAPOLIS -- Authorities in Indianapolis have intensified the search for two men who forced six boys to give urine samples in a park. The incident happened at Chapel Hill Park on the city's west...
Better Numbers The evidence of a drop in violence in Iraq is becoming hard to dispute. Sunday, October 14, 2007; Page B06 NEWS COVERAGE and debate about Iraq during the past couple of weeks have centered on the alleged abuses of private security firms like Blackwater USA...
California bans smoking in cars with child passengers Thu Oct 11, 1:32 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AFP) - California's cigar-loving leader Arnold Schwarzenegger has passed a law making it an offense to smoke in a car carrying children under the age of 18, official sources said Thursday...
Discount airlines fly migrants to U.S. border By Chris Hawley, USA TODAY MEXICALI, Mexico — New Mexican discount airlines are using rock-bottom fares to cater to legal and illegal migrants heading for the USA. The airlines — known among fliers as Aeromigrante, or "Migrant Air...
Calif. Law Forbids Landlords From Asking Tenants' Immigration Status SAN FRANCISCO — California is again forging its own path on immigration reform by becoming the first state to prohibit landlords from asking tenants' immigration status. Amid frustration over the federal...
Dentist in groping case asks to work By Hudson Sangree - Bee Staff Writer Published 12:00 am PDT Friday, October 12, 2007 A prominent Woodland dentist suspected of groping more than two dozen female patients appeared at a hearing Thursday and asked a judge to allow him to see...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A woman accused of running a brothel out of her million-dollar, suburban Atlanta home, pleaded guilty to prostitution and cocaine possession Wednesday while more serious charges were dropped, her attorney said. Lisa Ann Taylor, 43, the so-called "Mansion...