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Craig's About-Face Worries GOP Colleagues Lawmaker Changes His Mind, Plans to Stay in Senate if Guilty Plea in Airport Arrest Is Dropped By Paul Kane and Robert Barnes washingtonpost.com Staff Writer and Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, September 6, 2007; Page A03 Sen...
Austin's largesse faces new scrutiny New policy changes how community events get city money after convention center investigation. By Kate Alexander AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, September 06, 2007 In the past year, Austin has showered its benevolence upon Sen. Gonzalo...
Riderships falls at Cap Metro Agency cites weather, clamp down on disability rides for some of the loss but acknowledges that its 2007 estimates were a 'bit aggressive.' Click-2-Listen By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, September 06, 2007 Capital Metro, even with...
Chertoff warns meddling 'sanctuary cities' By Audrey Hudson September 6, 2007 Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff yesterday told a House panel that his agency will not tolerate interference by so-called "sanctuary cities" when it comes to hiring illegal aliens. Mr...
As Prostitutes Turn to Craigslist, Law Takes Notice By BRUCE LAMBERT Published: September 5, 2007 GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Sept. 4 — The eight women visited Long Island this summer along with vacationing families and other business travelers, staying in hotels and motels in commercial...
S.F.'s red-light cameras credited with big drop in accidents Rachel Gordon, Chronicle Staff Writer Wednesday, September 5, 2007 The number of injury collisions in San Francisco caused by red-light jumpers has dropped by more than half over the past decade, a dramatic decrease...
Study: Rock stars more likely to die young 08:45 PM CDT on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 Associated Press LONDON - Living fast and dying young has long been part of rock 'n' roll lore. And now there are statistics that affirm the image, according to a study released Tuesday...
FEMA to Let Katrina Victims Move From Trailers Into Hotels By Spencer S. Hsu Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, September 5, 2007; Page A08 The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced yesterday that it will allow 60,000 families displaced by Hurricane Katrina and now...
First-born kids become CEO material First-Borns Are Smarter Than Siblings and More Likely to Succeed in Business By Del Jones, USA TODAY September 3, 2007 9:23:39 AM PDT Scientists have found that first-born children are smarter than their brothers and sisters. It appears they...