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Fort Bend principal reassigned over The Bachelor She approved teacher's taking time off to appear on the TV show By ERIC HANSON Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle SUGAR LAND — An elementary school principal who approved a teacher taking time off from class to appear on the reality...
Allow concealed guns anywhere, governor says By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram staff writer AUSTIN-Gov. Rick Perry, mulling ways to stop the kind of murderous rampages that recently left 33 dead on a college campus in Virginia, said Monday that there's one sure-fire solution he likes:...
One in two Mexicans has family in U.S., poll finds REUTERS 9:56 a.m. April 30, 2007 MEXICO CITY – Almost one in two Mexicans has a family member working in the United States, and a third of those were sent money in the past year, according to a survey published in Mexican daily...
Bill to allow religious expression in schools gets early OK Opponents say that the bill, proposed by Sugar Land Republican Charlie Howard, further erodes the separation of church and state. BY R.A. DYER rdyer@star-telegram.com AUSTIN — Texas school districts would have to...
Divorced parents clash over 12-year-old son's circumcision Three-year fight - The father, a convert to Judaism, sees it as a matter of religious observance Friday, April 27, 2007 ASHBEL S. GREEN A former Medford man who converted to Judaism wants his 12-year-old son to do the...
Immigrants, allies plan day of protests, including work boycott Protests will again call for legalization for 12 million workers and their families. By Juan Castillo AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Illegal immigrants and their allies will boycott work, avoid any...
Ex-CIA officers slam former boss on Iraq, bin Laden WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In the period leading up to the Iraq war, the head of the CIA didn't speak out loudly enough about U.S. intelligence that said Saddam Hussein did not have weapons of mass destruction, said a former CIA...
Rice Rebuts Tenet’s Assertion That ’01 Warning Was Ignored By BRIAN KNOWLTON Published: April 30, 2007 WASHINGTON, April 29 — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice defended herself on Sunday against the assertion by the former C.I.A. director, George J. Tenet, that she had...
NAACP to hold funeral for 'N' word DETROIT (AP) — The NAACP held a symbolic funeral in Detroit 63 years ago for Jim Crow. The civil rights organization will do the same this summer for the "N" word, the Rev. Wendell Anthony said Sunday. Anthony, president of the civil rights...