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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...
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...
A bridge too low costs Cap Metro $260,000 Agency has to lower track, raise overpass to meet regulations. By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, May 31, 2007 Capital Metro, after determining that an overpass being built for commuter rail was not high enough, is spending...
U.S. Marine Vet Faces Hearing on Discharge Status for Wearing Uniform at Protest Thursday, May 31, 2007 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A U.S. veteran who served in the Iraq war could lose his honorable discharge status after being photographed wearing fatigues at an anti-war protest...
Mexican consulates offer healthcare help By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Anna Gorman, Times Staff Writers May 31, 2007 First came the Mexican consular photo identification cards that closely resembled U.S. driver's licenses and allowed immigrants, including those in the country...
New catalog offers XL in everything from toilet seats to lawn chairs At first glance, the catalog's pitch for lawn chairs appears ordinary: A seated man and woman relax near a tree-lined lake shore, enjoying drinks. Associated Press Last update: May 30, 2007 – 11:27 AM BOSTON -...
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...