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Where Did All the Baby Sitters Go? In the Endless Quest for Time Alone, Parents Are Poring over Web Sites, Perusing MySpace Pages -- and Paying a Premium By MARILYN GARDNER May 19, 2007 As a new mother, Aliza Sherman-Risdahl hired her first baby sitter last fall when her...
Porn Star's Blog Has Tennessee Trooper in Hot Water State Trooper Suspended After Allegedly Receiving Sexual Favor for Ignoring Driver's Drug Possession By DAVID SCHOETZ May 21, 2007 The Tennessee Highway Patrol has suspended a trooper who allegedly received a sexual favor from...
Commuter rail to cost twice the estimate in campaign New contracts bring total to more than $10 million annually. By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, May 22, 2007 The Capital Metro board awarded a $112 million contract Monday to Veolia Transportation Services Inc., a...
Dozens at meeting oppose 'unworkable' immigration reform bill Web Posted: 05/20/2007 12:09 AM CDT Sig Christenson Express-News Military Writer Jaime P. Martinez preached from the podium of a small chapel at Primera Baptist Church flanked by U.S. and Mexican flags, his message...
Colleges Offering Campuses as Final Resting Places By ALAN FINDER Published: May 18, 2007 RICHMOND, Va. — Want to recapture those undergraduate years? Colleges and universities are offering the chance — for eternity. For a few thousand dollars, the University of Richmond and a...
For Texting Teens, an OMG Moment When the Phone Bill Arrives By Margaret Webb Pressler Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A01 Sofia Rubenstein, 17, got in trouble the way a lot of teens do these days. Her incessant text-messaging racked up a huge phone bill...
McCain, Cornyn Engage in Heated Exchange Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hasn't spent much time in the Capitol this year as he seeks the GOP presidential nomination. But one of his rare appearances this week provided a pretty salty exchange with a fellow Republican. During a meeting...
Clinton Wants Pre-K for All 4-Year-Olds The Associated Press Monday, May 21, 2007; 8:27 AM WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing a $10 billion federal program aimed at providing voluntary pre-kindergarten for all 4-year-old children...
No Easy Path to Immigration Reform Senate's Comprehensive Proposal Raises Concerns About Implementation By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 20, 2007; Page A08 In vowing not to repeat the mistakes of the country's 1986 amnesty, Homeland Security Secretary...