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FBI: Officials got cash, sex and tickets for contract votes Jeremy Roebuck and Andres R. Martinez The Monitor June 5, 2007 - 9:28AM McALLEN — Sex, paid vacations and more than $600,000 in monetary gifts are among the many bribes federal authorities say PSJA Superintendent Arturo...
Univision proposes Spanish-language presidential debates The network, which has more viewers than CNN or Fox News, says a mass audience of Latino voters would be a draw for candidates. By Peter Wallsten, Times Staff Writer June 6, 2007 WASHINGTON — Univision, the country's...
I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison yesterday, and yet the response from the White House was to turn its back on the Vice President's former chief of staff. A spokesman said President Bush felt "terrible" about the ordeal that Mr...
Source: Man was shot by police twice in back of body Officer had been on duty 14 hours at time of shooting. By Tony Plohetski AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, June 06, 2007 A man fatally shot by an Austin police sergeant after a brief foot chase near a 12th Street nightclub...
Efforts to stop TAKS cheating often fall short More emphasis has been placed on test, not on catching copiers 11:47 PM CDT on Monday, June 4, 2007 By JOSHUA BENTON and HOLLY K. HACKER / The Dallas Morning News jbenton@dallasnews.com and hhacker@dallasnews.com In 1975, a social...
Poll: Obama, Clinton now virtually tied By Susan Page, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are essentially tied for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, the first time that the New York senator hasn't clearly...
Clinton, Edwards and Obama Discuss Their Faith at Forum All Say Religion Informs Politics, Personal Lives By Perry Bacon Jr. Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 5, 2007; Page A03 In an unprecedented forum, the three leading Democratic presidential candidates described how...
Discontent Over Iraq Increasing, Poll Finds Americans Also Unhappy With Congress By Dan Balz and Jon Cohen Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, June 5, 2007; Page A01 Growing frustration with the performance of the Democratic Congress, combined with widespread public pessimism...
City to vote on offering Las Manitas $750,000 forgivable loan Restaurant would move up the block to make way for hotel complex. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, June 05, 2007 City leaders hope to save a popular downtown restaurant by offering its owners a $750,...