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Girls Forced To Leave Football Game Over Painted Bodies Cummings: 'We Did It To Show School Spirit' POSTED: 8:36 am EDT October 16, 2007 UPDATED: 9:01 am EDT October 16, 2007 MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two girls at a Florida high school were booted from a football game for painting...
Harris County GOP opposes $3 billion cancer bond plan Leaders buck the governor, cite lack of payoff certainty By POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Despite cheerleaders including Republican Gov. Rick Perry and world cycling champ Lance...
Schools using breathalyzers to fight teen drinking By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY High schools are rushing to test students for alcohol at extracurricular events like dances and football games. "It's increased dramatically," says Bill Judge, an Illinois attorney who advises high...
A safer way to get an honest day's work Web Posted: 10/14/2007 11:57 PM CDT Hernán Rozemberg Express-News AUSTIN — Ronnie Miranda's tenure as a day laborer in San Antonio was a disaster. He wandered downtown streets for two months without getting picked up by employers looking...
Al-Qaeda In Iraq Reported Crippled Many Officials, However, Warn Of Its Resilience By Thomas E. Ricks and Karen DeYoung Washington Post Staff Writers Monday, October 15, 2007; Page A01 The U.S. military believes it has dealt devastating and perhaps irreversible blows to al-Qaeda...
That's it, time to start looting! LONDON (Reuters) -- An asteroid is on a collision course with the earth and you have one hour left to live. What would you do in your last 60 minutes? Not surprisingly, the majority of Britons questioned in a survey -- 54 percent -- said they...
Three UT students found safe after 11-hour search inside cave By Andrea Lorenz, Corrie MacLaggan AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, October 15, 2007 Three University of Texas students who had been missing underground for hours were found safe Sunday afternoon inside Airman's Cave...
Survey finds dissatisfaction among professors over collegiate athletics Report will be considered at meeting today of Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics By Bob Dart WASHINGTON BUREAU Monday, October 15, 2007 WASHINGTON — Three out of four professors at big-time...
Fake Rangers Take Urine Samples From Boys Police: Men Told Boys To Take Drug Test INDIANAPOLIS -- Authorities in Indianapolis have intensified the search for two men who forced six boys to give urine samples in a park. The incident happened at Chapel Hill Park on the city's west...