Mark and Charlie's Blog

Argyle school officials, some parents disagree on dress code, dancing 09:17 AM CDT on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 By AMY DODD THOMPSON / Denton Record-Chronicle athompson@dentonrc.com Some parents still don’t share the opinions of Argyle school district administrators about...
Thousands moved into fire-risk areas By Brad Heath, USA TODAY The fires scorching Southern California are burning their way into fast-growing neighborhoods where thousands of new homes spring up each year in some of the West's worst wildfire hot spots, a USA TODAY analysis shows...
Miss England Told to 'Fatten Up' to Win Miss World Title Twenty-year-old Miss England, Georgia Horsley, has a figure many women envy. But the size-eight model, originally from North Yorks, England, has been told to “fatten up” if she wants a shot at winning the Miss World...
By Patrick Rucker Tue Oct 23, 5:03 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. bankruptcy judges could erase billions of dollars in mortgage debt for troubled homeowners under legislation to be debated on Wednesday. The proposal, backed by consumer groups but opposed by the lending...
Dallas Uses Billboards to Target Saggy Pants Billboards make their debut in the Dallas area Tuesday urging Texans: "Don't Be Lame, Elevate Your Game." Dallas City Hall kicks off its ad campaign in the anti-saggy pants battle to advise people to "Pull'em Up" with more than two...
Dallas police ease hiring rules on drug use Dallas: New policy allows recruits who tried small amounts in distant past 12:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 By TANYA EISERER / The Dallas Morning News teiserer@dallasnews.com The Dallas Police Department recently made...
Inspired by attempts made by the city of Dallas to outlaw sagging pants, local rapper Dooney Da Priest unveils a new song in support of the proposal. Listen to "Pull Your Pants Up" right here. LINK TO FULL STORY
DREAM bill would set migrants on path to legal status College, military service would give students chance for citizenship 11:56 PM CDT on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 By DIANNE SOLÍS / The Dallas Morning News dsolis@dallasnews.com The Senate is expected to vote today on a bill...
Disciplinary campus numbers criticized By TERRY WEBSTER Star-Telegram Staff Writer The first-graders' actions were so violent or bizarre that officials removed the students to a disciplinary school campus in the Arlington district. Smearing feces on the walls and on another...