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Daily Mail 04/11/07 Cheeta the chimpanzee, the animal star of 12 Tarzan films in the Thirties and Forties, celebrated his 75th birthday yesterday. Officially the world's oldest chimp, Cheeta, who was 'discovered' by an animal trainer on a trip to Africa in the 1930s, is said to...
Take premarital class or pay double, House proposes By POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Debate over government's role in matters of love, marriage and divorce begins today when the Texas House considers a bill doubling marriage license...
Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer Wednesday, April 11, 2007 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Tom Lantos, D-San Mateo, just back from a trip to Syria that brought sharp criticism from Republicans and the Bush administration, suggested Tuesday that the two may be...
A boost for child Medicaid services By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The state will spend $700 million over the next two years to improve health care for needy children under the settlement of a class-action lawsuit presented in court...
British Forces Banned From Selling Stories Decision Follows Outcry Over Fees for Ex-Captives By Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan Washington Post Foreign Service Tuesday, April 10, 2007; Page A09 LONDON, April 9 -- Britain's Defense Ministry banned military personnel from selling...
High Stakes: Chávez Plays the Oil Card By SIMON ROMERO and CLIFFORD KRAUSS Published: April 10, 2007 CARACAS, Venezuela, April 9 — With President Hugo Chávez setting a May 1 deadline for an ambitious plan to wrest control of several major oil projects from American and European...
Sex Offenders Test Churches’ Core Beliefs By NEELA BANERJEE Published: April 10, 2007 CARLSBAD, Calif. — On a marquee outside and on a banner inside, Pilgrim United Church of Christ proclaims, “All are welcome.” Sustained by the belief that embracing all comers is a living...
Clinton, Obama to Skip Fox-Sponsored Debate Tuesday, April 10, 2007; Page A04 Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Barack Obama (D-Ill.) yesterday joined former North Carolina senator John Edwards (D) in deciding to skip a debate scheduled for September that Fox News is co-...
AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, April 09, 2007 As a single mother raising her 6-year-old son, Javonda Jones knows there are certain things she cannot teach him. But she says an all-boys school focused on leadership could make a difference Austin school district officials have...