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Sextuplets in Arizona and Minnesota PHOENIX (AP) — Two sets of sextuplets were born in different states less than a day apart, a rare occurrence but one that fertility experts say could become increasingly common as more couples seek artificial methods of conceiving babies...
Guardsmen on border accused of running smuggling ring By ALICIA A. CALDWELL The Associated Press LAREDO, Texas -- Three National Guardsmen assigned to the Texas-Mexico border were accused of running an immigrant smuggling ring after 24 immigrants were found inside a van that one...
Austin police chief candidates meet public 200 people attend session to hear five finalists answer questions. By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Sonja January almost started crying when she brought her 15-year-old son, Xavier, in front of Jimmie...
Friends bear a grudge over hot season tickets By Steve Schmadeke Special to the Tribune Published June 11, 2007 Their long friendship had become strained in recent years as they bickered over whether to tailgate and who would drive, so when it looked as if Douglas Warlick would...
Texas DOT to Install Federally Funded Highway Speed Cameras Despite the opposition of the state legislature, the Texas Department of Transportation proposes a federally funded speed camera test. Despite the near-unanimous opposition in the state legislature to the use of speed...
Bush: Immigration Bill Only Temporarily Derailed Monday, June 11, 2007 SOFIA, Bulgaria — President Bush, turning from adulation in the Balkans to difficulties back home, said Monday that his stalled immigration overhaul would be revived and his embattled attorney general would...
Shooting victim's friends gather for memorial 150 hold vigil for Kevin Brown at Chester's Club. By Miguel Liscano AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, June 11, 2007 The loud rap music coming from vehicles in the parking lot at Chester's Club went silent at about 4:45 Sunday morning...
Military Envisions Longer Stay in Iraq Officers Anticipate Small 'Post-Occupation' Force By Thomas E. Ricks Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, June 10, 2007; Page A01 BAGHDAD -- U.S. military officials here are increasingly envisioning a "post-occupation" troop presence in...
A Plan to Pay for Top Scores on Some Tests Gains Ground By JULIE BOSMAN Published: June 9, 2007 Roland G. Fryer, a 30-year-old Harvard economist known for his study of racial inequality in schools, is back in New York to again promote a big idea: Pay students cash for high...