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Pit bull's owner likely to be charged in attack Injuries could lead to first felony of its kind in Harris County, and 10-year term By SALATHEIA BRYANT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Citing a new state law, Harris County prosecutors are expected to file a felony charge against...
Canada's Expectant Moms Heading to U.S. to Deliver Wednesday, October 10, 2007 By Sara Bonisteel Mothers in British Columbia are having a baby boom, but it's the United States that has to deliver, and that has some proud Canadians blasting their highly touted government...
Dad banned from son's football games 06:18 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 By Kevin Reece / 11 News Number 18 is a defensive standout at Stafford High, but at the last home game his dad, Joe Dalton, parked across the street and watched the game from outside the stadium...
Car insurers' devices track teen drivers By DAVE CARPENTER, AP Business Writer Wed Oct 10, 4:42 PM ET CHICAGO - When 17-year-old Anna Kinderman takes a turn too fast in her parents' sedan or jams the brakes too hard, she apologizes aloud even when no one else is in the car. "...
'Spectacular' Woman Seeks Rich Husband on Craigslist 'It's a Crappy Deal,' Retorts Investment Banker in E-Mail Thread That's Gone Viral By SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES Oct. 10, 2007 Wall Street is abuzz about an intriguing merger proposition: A "spectacularly beautiful" 25-year-old...
Public censure for judge who said lawyer had 'nice butt' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BY JOE MAHONEY DAILY NEWS ALBANY BUREAU CHIEF Thursday, October 11th 2007, 4:00 AM...
Muslims tell Christians: 'Make peace with us or survival of world is at stake' Prominent Muslim scholars are warning that the "survival of the world" is at stake if Muslims and Christians do not make peace with each other. In an unprecedented open letter signed by 138 leading...
Did you drive on Interstate 35 in early September? Where were you going, and why? How many people were in the car with you? And by the way, how many people live in your house? The Texas Department of Transportation wants to know, and a company it hired may have videotaped your...
By Jason Embry AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Texas collected more in taxes last year than expected, Comptroller Susan Combs said Tuesday. The state ended the 2007 budget year Aug. 31 with an $8.5 billion surplus, which was $1.5 billion more than Combs...