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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,...
Bush: No Deal On Children's Health Plan President Says He Objects On Philosophical Grounds By Christopher Lee Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, July 19, 2007; Page A03 President Bush yesterday rejected entreaties by his Republican allies that he compromise with Democrats on...
FEMA to warn Katrina trailer residents of chemical dange Agency suppressed warnings about health problems of hurricane victims, documents show. By Bob Dart WASHINGTON BUREAU Friday, July 20, 2007 WASHINGTON — Pressed by an angry House committee, the Federal Emergency Management...
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...
32 pupils get $40,000 each in locker room taping Overton County said cameras were security devices By LEON ALLIGOOD Staff Writer A jury on Tuesday awarded $40,000 each in damages to 32 students who were taped by Internet-connected cameras in locker rooms at a Midstate middle...
Debate on Child Pornography’s Link to Molesting By JULIAN SHER and BENEDICT CAREY Published: July 19, 2007 Experts have often wondered what proportion of men who download explicit sexual images of children also molest them. A new government study of convicted Internet offenders...