Mark and Charlie's Blog

T-shirt furor becomes fight for free speech By Mark Lisheron AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, July 20, 2007 Vincent Greene, an Austin artist, and Dan Frazier, an Arizona T-shirt vendor, have never met, but they have a lot in common. Both used the slogan "Bush Lied, They Died"...
Burglars hit the rich and famous A skilled team has made off with more $7 million in valuables over the last year from homes in Bel-Air, Beverly Hills and other wealthy enclaves. By Richard Winton and Andrew Blankstein, Times Staff Writers July 20, 2007 A skilled burglary crew...
Everybody's a Winner in Car Promotion Jul 19, 5:49 PM (ET) ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Everyone's a winner after a direct-mail marketing company hired by a local car dealership mistakenly sent out 50,000 scratch-off tickets to residents - all of them declaring the ticket-holder the $1,...
Bush: No Deal On Children's Health Plan President Says He Objects On Philosophical Grounds By Christopher Lee Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, July 19, 2007; Page A03 President Bush yesterday rejected entreaties by his Republican allies that he compromise with Democrats on...
FEMA to warn Katrina trailer residents of chemical dange Agency suppressed warnings about health problems of hurricane victims, documents show. By Bob Dart WASHINGTON BUREAU Friday, July 20, 2007 WASHINGTON — Pressed by an angry House committee, the Federal Emergency Management...
Who has your Social Security number? Searcher found Troy Aikman's ID after a quick look at a state Web site By PEGGY FIKAC Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — A California businessman who works to protect companies from fraud related to identity theft said he...
Showing skin is giving one start-up company a boost in business. Tiger Time Lawn Care has been on the books for only three months but their offer to cut lawns in bikinis is already catching on. You might say they're loosening the Bible belt in this Mid-South neighborhood. Ladies...
The Debates' New Face YouTube Users Will Quiz the Candidates By Jose Antonio Vargas Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, July 19, 2007; Page A01 Not long ago Kim, a mother of two, walked into her bedroom, turned on her webcam and made a 30-second video. When the Democratic...
75 percent of Americans overweight by 2015 Two-thirds considered heavy or obese now; rate still increasing, study finds Updated: 7:11 a.m. CT July 19, 2007 WASHINGTON - If people keep gaining weight at the current rate, fat will be the norm by 2015, with 75 percent of U.S...