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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...
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...
Pangs of Hunger -- and Bit of Guilt By Lyndsey Layton Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, May 22, 2007; Page A13 A pork chop and a bag of peanuts proved too tempting for Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), one of four members of Congress who has struggled for the past week to subsist on $...
Global warming tour: Pelosi does Greenland Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a group of House members are planning to go to Greenland and Europe next week as part of what her critics have dubbed the “Global Warming Tour.” Pelosi will be joined by Reps. Ed Markey (D-Mass.),...
Driver Who Tested Positive for DUI Not Arrested, Dies in Wreck 3 Hours Later Fox News - Tuesday, May 22, 2007 JANESVILLE, Wis. — A driver who was stopped for speeding and tested over the legal limit for blood-alcohol content, but was not arrested, was killed less than three...
Florida Family Shocked They Weren't Told New Home Was Scene of Triple Murder-Suicide Monday, May 21, 2007 A family in Central Florida is outraged that they were kept in the dark about their new house's dark secret: A triple murder and suicide happened within the four walls they'...
Who's Your Daddy? Paternity Battle Between Brothers Judge Uses Old-Fashioned Detective Work to Determine Who the Father Is By Mary Kathryn Burke ABC News Law & Justice Unit May 21, 2007 Twin brothers Raymon and Richard Miller are the father and uncle to a 3-year-old little...