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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'...
Consequences of TAKS Web Posted: 05/21/2007 12:24 AM CDT Anastasia Ustinova Express-News With graduation ceremonies around the corner, area school districts are under pressure from parents to let high school seniors who failed the required exit exam walk across the stage anyway...
Dozens at meeting oppose 'unworkable' immigration reform bill Web Posted: 05/20/2007 12:09 AM CDT Sig Christenson Express-News Military Writer Jaime P. Martinez preached from the podium of a small chapel at Primera Baptist Church flanked by U.S. and Mexican flags, his message...
Colleges Offering Campuses as Final Resting Places By ALAN FINDER Published: May 18, 2007 RICHMOND, Va. — Want to recapture those undergraduate years? Colleges and universities are offering the chance — for eternity. For a few thousand dollars, the University of Richmond and a...
For Texting Teens, an OMG Moment When the Phone Bill Arrives By Margaret Webb Pressler Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A01 Sofia Rubenstein, 17, got in trouble the way a lot of teens do these days. Her incessant text-messaging racked up a huge phone bill...
McCain, Cornyn Engage in Heated Exchange Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hasn't spent much time in the Capitol this year as he seeks the GOP presidential nomination. But one of his rare appearances this week provided a pretty salty exchange with a fellow Republican. During a meeting...
Clinton Wants Pre-K for All 4-Year-Olds The Associated Press Monday, May 21, 2007; 8:27 AM WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing a $10 billion federal program aimed at providing voluntary pre-kindergarten for all 4-year-old children...
No Easy Path to Immigration Reform Senate's Comprehensive Proposal Raises Concerns About Implementation By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A08 In vowing not to repeat the mistakes of the country's 1986 amnesty, Homeland Security Secretary...
Round Rock, McNeil, Stony Point high schools approve graduation prayer Invocations would be nonsectarian. By Bob Banta AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, May 21, 2007 ROUND ROCK — Seniors at three of the Round Rock school district's four high schools voted to have an invocation at...