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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...
Safeco device keeps an eye on teens at the wheel By DAN RICHMAN P-I REPORTER Teen drivers insured by Safeco may soon be accompanied by a parental figure inside their dashboards, scrutinizing their every move. The "parent" is a specialized global positioning system device...
Memory chip prompts WA child porn charge June 7, 2007 - 11:15PM A man has been charged after allegedly trying to claim a lost computer memory chip police say contained images of children being sexually abused. The 47 year-old was arrested by detectives from Armadale, in Perth's...
Democrats Seek Formula To Blunt AMT One Plan Would Impose Surtax Of 4.3% on Richest Households By Lori Montgomery Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, June 8, 2007; Page D01 House Democrats looking to spare millions of middle-class families from the expensive bite of the...
Daly backs move to ground Blue Angels show Bill to halt Blue Angels flyovers will have to wait Jun 7, 2007 6:00 AM by Joshua Sabatini, The Examiner SAN FRANCISCO (Map, News) - The annual aerial show by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels — a San Francisco tradition dating back to 1981...
Council approves, tweaks restaurant loan Provisions added to Las Manitas loan. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, June 07, 2007 The Austin City Council approved a proposed $750,000 forgivable loan for Las Manitas restaurant, but tweaked the loan to respond to...
Some on City Council warm to new tax rate for 2008 Some property owners would see an increase in their bills By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, June 08, 2007 Some Austin City Council members expressed support Thursday for a 2008 tax rate that would be the highest...
Former Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards is scheduled to join Austin's Morning News next Tuesday at 7:40 AM to discuss his campaign and the issues of the day.
81% - Republicans Most Satisfied with Personal Finances Wed Jun 6, 1:00 AM ET Roughly eight-in-ten Republicans (81%) say they are largely satisfied with the way things are going for them financially, compared with much smaller majorities of Democrats and independents (54% each...