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Men Can't Handle Beautiful Women Last Edited: Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007, 11:00 AM EDT Created: Monday, 10 Sep 2007, 8:30 PM EDT 09/11/2007 -- Few men are able to handle the pressure of slipping between the sheets with a woman who has a "perfect body". A survey of 1,000 women and men...
Obama, Clinton trail Edwards in Texas Democrats' straw poll 09:25 PM CDT on Monday, September 10, 2007 By ROBERT T. GARRETT / The Dallas Morning News rtgarrett@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has won a Texas straw poll conducted on the...
County May Jail Parents If Kids Skip School Parents in the Panhandle may face jail time if their children continue to skip school. Officials in Escambia County are weighing a tough new penalty that says if children have 10 unexcused absences in 90 calendar days, their parents...
The Surge Has Succeeded... in Washington By E. J. Dionne Even before Gen. David Petraeus began his account of the "substantial" progress brought about by the troop increase in Iraq, congressional critics of President Bush's policy had come to the depressing conclusion that the...
State to seek experts to authenticate 'Crockett' letter Historical panel retracts statement of virtual certainty missive is genuine By POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Retracting a statement claiming "99.9 percent" certainty that Davy...
Teacher group says schools should ease up on testing Educators say they feel the pressure of ratings system. By Jason Embry AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, September 11, 2007 The third week of school is under way. In other words, it's time to start testing. In the Austin...
Housing Market Slump Forces Couple To Open Brothel (CBS) NEW ROCHELLE The downturn in the housing market appears to have driven two Westchester homeowners to desperate and illegal measures. New Rochelle Police raided a 3-bedroom home on North Avenue Friday night after undercover...
Wider seats as fans get fatter By TOM WELLS September 10, 2007 OLYMPICS chiefs have ordered super-sized seats for London’s 2012 Games — because fans are getting FATTER. All 20,000 chairs at the capital’s gleaming new Aquatic Centre will be 4cm wider and 5cm deeper than...
Why We Must Leave Iraq As Congress gathers to hear the reports of Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, no amount of Administration spin can hide the ugly reality in Iraq. A surge that should never have been tried and that could never have succeeded has predictably...