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Survey Finds Airlines have Work to Do to Satisfy Customers Last Edited: Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 7:16 AM PDT Created: Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 6:44 AM PDT Flying isn't as enjoyable as it used to be. That's the take-home message from a customer survey released by the University of...
Local 7th grader suspended because his hair is too short 5/15/2007 590 KLBJ-AM Derek Jackson, a Bailey Middle School student, was slapped with an in-school suspension because of his "buzz cut." An assistant principal pulled Derek Jackson aside, after she saw his extremely short...
Wal-Mart will reduce size of Northcross store Some neighbors want a different type of project to replace the old mall By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Saturday, May 12, 2007 Wal-Mart will reduce the size of a store that is planned for North Austin, but not enough to...
Voters Approve Ordinance That Bans Renting To Illegal Immigrants Voters in Farmer's Branch became the first in the nation today to prohibit landlords from renting to most illegal immigrants. In final but unofficial reports, the ban was approved by a vote of 68% to 32%...
91-year-old man struck nearly 2 dozen times by carjacker (DETROIT) -- A carjacking suspect in Detroit rained nearly two dozen blows on a 91-year-old man while trying to steal his car, and it was all caught on tape. The 22-year-old suspect viciously beat Leonard Sims, a World War...
Goodman: Mothers are paying the price of parenthood Ellen Goodman, THE BOSTON GLOBE Friday, May 11, 2007 It's become a Mother's Day tradition on a par with candy, flowers and guilt. While advertisers wax poetically about the priceless work of motherhood, economists tally up the...
Goodwill Worker Finds Cache Of Cash In Pants POSTED: 5:31 am EDT May 10, 2007 UPDATED: 2:20 pm EDT May 10, 2007 GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A Goodwill worker made a discovery worth a small fortune. Kelli Owens is a single mother of three. Goodwill is training her to work in retail. She...
Cop Confiscates Pot, Bakes Brownies Provided By: The Associated Press Last Modified: 5/10/2007 11:06:03 AM DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- A police officer will avoid criminal charges despite admitting he took marijuana from criminal suspects and, with his wife, baked it into brownies...
Put It Out, Shweetheart Hollywood Kicks the Habit, Rules That Movies With Smoking Could Go From PG to R Rating By Frank Ahrens Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 11, 2007; Page A01 Would "Casablanca" have been rated XXX? Depictions of smoking in movies will now be a factor...