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Does Jesus Have a Place at High School Graduation? A Fla. Public School Valedictorian Quotes Scripture, Fuels Debate By BARBARA PINTO May 31, 2007 High school valedictorian Shannon Spaulding never expected her graduation speech to create such debate. But the blond honors student...
Google Zooms In Too Close for Some By MIGUEL HELFT Published: June 1, 2007 OAKLAND, Calif., May 31 — For Mary Kalin-Casey, it was never about her cat. Ms. Kalin-Casey, who manages an apartment building here with her husband, John Casey, was a bit shaken when she tried a new...
District announces contingency plan for Johnston High Students could be sent to five other Austin schools if closed. By Raven L. Hill AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, June 01, 2007 Johnston High School students could be sent to five other Austin campuses this fall if the state...
Border agent allowed TB patient in U.S. By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press ATLANTA — A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective...
Surgical Awakening A Family Claims One Man's Surgical Experience Led to His Suicide From GMA May 30, 2007 As 73-year-old Sherman Sizemore prepared to undergo gall bladder surgery in January 2006, no one realized he would awake a different person. "There was something there that...
School counselor gets millions after typo Woman jailed for allegedly using state funds for cars, jewelry, investments Updated: 9:08 p.m. CT May 30, 2007 MINNEAPOLIS - An errant computer keystroke led the state to accidentally issue a $2.5 million check to a school counselor —...
'Monster Pig' killing sparks investigation From the Associated Press May 31, 2007 BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — State wildlife officials said Wednesday they wanted to know how the huge hog dubbed "Monster Pig" got into a fenced hunting preserve where it was chased down and shot to death by...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- State wildlife officials said Wednesday they want to know how the huge hog dubbed "Monster Pig" got into a fenced hunting preserve where it was chased down and shot to death by an 11-year-old boy. The young hunter is not accused of doing anything illegal, but...
Cap, gown and ... some cocaine? Man nabbed in Goliad traffic stop claims drugs were his son's graduation present May 29, 2007 - Posted at 12:00 a.m. BY ALLISON MILES - VICTORIA ADVOCATE A Mission man arrested Saturday night after a routine traffic stop in Goliad told deputies...