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Bible verse's reading sparks apology, probe Broward seeks to ID who recited a passage about homosexuality on an airport speaker. Jamie Malernee | South Florida Sun-Sentinel Posted May 5, 2007 FORT LAUDERDALE -- Sheriff's investigators are looking at surveillance-video footage in...
Judge orders shoplifters to wear 'I am a thief' signs ATTALLA, Alabama (AP) -- Shoppers entering the Wal-Mart Supercenter here got a reminder not to try anything funny: Two shoplifters stood outside with signs reading, "I am a thief; I stole from Wal-Mart." Attalla City Judge...
Survey: Gas prices reach record average CAMARILLO, Calif. - Gasoline prices have surged to a record nationwide average of $3.07 per gallon, nearly 20 cents higher than two weeks earlier, oil industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday. The previous record was $3.03 per gallon...
Gore sees 'spiritual crisis' in warming Web Posted: 05/05/2007 11:12 PM CDT Anton Caputo Express-News Playing equal parts visionary, cheerleader and comedian, Al Gore brought his message of how to fight global warming to a capacity crowd of receptive architects Saturday in San...
Patient given wrong diagnosis of year to live now faces bankruptcy By JAMES TOZER - More by this author » Last updated at 20:21pm on 6th May 2007 When doctors diagnosed cancer and told John Brandrick that he had less than a year to live, he resolved to make the most of the time...
'Life's Short, Get a Divorce' Law Firm Ad Causes a Stir in Chicago Neighborhood CHICAGO — A racy divorce lawyers' ad in Chicago's glitzy Gold Coast neighborhood had some area residents raising their eyebrows. "It certainly gets everyone's attention," one woman told local FOX...
A hate crime from the pulpit? Christian leaders say bill may punish speech against homosexuality 11:25 PM CDT on Thursday, May 3, 2007 From Wire Reports WASHINGTON – A hate crimes bill passed Thursday by the House extending coverage to people victimized because of sexual...
House Backs Expanded Hate-Crime Law Bush Has Threatened Veto of Measure to Extend Federal Protection to Gays By Jonathan Weisman Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 4, 2007; Page A04 Brushing aside a veto threat from President Bush, the House yesterday approved legislation...
Bill Proposes Climate Study Focused on U.S. Defense By MARK MAZZETTI Published: May 4, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 3 — Given the jobs of hunting Al Qaeda, tracking nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea, and monitoring the civil strife in Iraq, American spy agencies are not lacking...