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SoCal parents file appeal on sex survey Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer Tuesday, August 29, 2006 (08-29) 11:57 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Southern California parents represented by a conservative organization have gone to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge an elementary school's...
Schumer Has Seen the Future, and It's Democratic By Dana Milbank Wednesday, August 30, 2006; Page A02 Some see the glass as half empty, others as half full. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) sees it as overflowing. Briefing reporters yesterday on Democrats' prospects in the midterm...
Underwear trend may be bottoming out Dallas: As council weighs ban on saggy pants, many say showing off skivvies isn't hip 11:31 PM CDT on Tuesday, August 29, 2006 By KATIE MENZER / The Dallas Morning News The underwear might be under there, but showing your bottom is behind the...
Wal-Mart Counters Criticism With a Political-Style Ad Campaign By MICHAEL BARBARO Wal-Mart, under attack now from unions and prominent Democrats, yesterday introduced a marketing campaign that closely resembles the television advertisements used by political candidates. In a...
Detroit Sees Cheap Gas as History By MICHELINE MAYNARD TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 28 — The Chrysler Group, which depends more heavily on sales of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles than any other Detroit automaker, said Monday that it expected gasoline prices to remain at $3 to $4...
Katrina Survivors Mostly Optimistic, New Study Finds By David Brown Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, August 29, 2006; A04 In the six months after Hurricane Katrina, the rate of serious mental illness among the storm's survivors doubled, an unusual study has found, but the...
Livin' large near UT Zoning changes bring new luxe high-rises to West Campus neighborhood. By Laura Heinauer AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 29, 2006 With several new luxury high-rises open this school year — and more construction in the works — many students say...
BEN FELLER Associated Press For all the differences between the sexes, here's one that might stir up debate in the teacher's lounge: Boys learn more from men and girls learn more from women. That's the upshot of a provocative study by Thomas Dee, an associate professor of...
ASSOCIATED PRESS Football coaches at schools in the state's two largest classifications average $31,404 more in salary than teachers, slightly less than they did 10 years ago, the Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday following an examination of public records. The Statesman...