Mark and Charlie's Blog

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...
Mexican envoy hits own policies By Stephen Dinan and Jerry Seper July 20, 2007 Mexico's ambassador to the United States yesterday said previous Mexican officials made a "dumb mistake" by issuing comic books to aid illegal aliens crossing the border, and said his government...
Kids treated for attention deficit get better in a few years By Marilyn Elias, USA TODAY Most children treated for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder — whether with medication, therapy or both — improve greatly within a few years, according to a three-year study out today...
Michael Vick Dogfighting Case Makes Way to Floor of U.S. Senate RICHMOND, Va. — The Michael Vick dogfighting case made its way to the floor of the U.S. Senate Thursday when its most senior member publicly declared his outrage, saying he's witnessed one execution but wouldn't...
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,...
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...