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Fake FEMA Briefing Costs Official New Assignment Missteps Too Common At Agency, Critics Say By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 30, 2007; Page A03 The Federal Emergency Management Agency's director of external communications was denied a post as...
Spring Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse POSTED: 5:57 pm CDT October 29, 2007 UPDATED: 9:56 am CDT October 30, 2007 HOUSTON -- A Spring middle school teacher was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student, KPRC Local 2 reported Monday. Alison Mosbeck...
N.Y. Will Offer Secure Driver's Licenses to Citizens Illegal Immigrants Will Be Allowed to Get a Version, a Move Homeland Security Secretary Criticizes Associated Press Sunday, October 28, 2007; Page A02 The Bush administration and New York announced an agreement yesterday to...
With New Device, Police Shake, Rattle and Roll D.C.'s High-Tech 'Rumbler' Siren Emits a Low-Frequency Vibe You Can Feel By Allison Klein Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, October 29, 2007; Page B01 With his lights and sirens blaring, D.C. police officer Lou Schneider raced to...
Clinton, Giuliani top picks for costumes Clinton tops closest contender by 23 percentage points Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton leads in a poll. This time, she was top choice when people were asked which major 2008 presidential candidate would make the scariest Halloween...
Edwards plans big for presidency Candidate: Sacrifice must be priority, too By LAUREN R. DORGAN Monitor staff John Edwards says if he's elected president, he'll institute a New Deal-like suite of programs to fight poverty and stem growing wealth disparity. To do it, he said, he'...
By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JEFF ZELENY Published: October 28, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27 — Senator Barack Obama said he would start confronting Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton more directly and forcefully, saying Friday that she had not been candid in describing her views on...
Four kids ingested cocaine, police say Parents jailed; tots, 4 siblings are removed by CPS By LINDSAY WISE Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle A mother and father are now in a Harris County jail after four of their eight young children tested positive for cocaine, Houston police...
Craddick says trial lawyers backed those who tried to oust him 10:40 PM CDT on Thursday, October 25, 2007 From Wire Reports MIDLAND – Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick says rebel House members who tried to oust him this year are backed by plaintiffs' lawyers who want to repeal...