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Movie time for the 21-and-over crowd By P.J.Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 24, 2007 ROSEMONT, ILL. -- -- Tricia and Robert Holman strolled through the lobby of a new movie theater past a cluster of teenage boys talking loudly on their cellphones. The...
Obama Floats Social Security Tax Hike Democratic Presidential Candidate Suggests Taxing Those Who Make More Than $97,000 Per Year By TEDDY DAVIS Sept. 22, 2007 Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., is considering a major tax hike on the rich to shore up the nation's Social Security system...
Clay sports offered after class A new pilot program will give Texas students a chance to compete in team target shooting events By TERRI LANGFORD Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle When 16-year-old Ryan Sijansky heard his high school was about to introduce a new sport that would...
Monstrous idiocy Monday, September 24th 2007, 4:00 AM Editorial The Columbia University dean who is sponsoring today's obscene appearance by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is deeply unworthy of the position he holds. In saying that he would welcome Adolf Hitler to campus, John Coatsworth...
Irving mayor defends increased deportations Rise in deportations leaves some immigrants feeling empty 11:39 PM CDT on Friday, September 21, 2007 By ISABEL C. MORALES and BRANDON FORMBY / Al Día imorales@aldiatx.com ; bformby@dallasnews.com Mexican Consul Enrique Hubbard Urrea...
BUSH DECLARES: HILLARY WILL WIN NOMINATION; WHITE HOUSE CALLS OBAMA 'LAZY' Sun Sep 23 2007 18:18:16 ET **DRUDGE EXCLUSIVE** President Bush, for the first time, is predicting that Barack Obama will be defeated in the Democratic presidential primaries by Hillary Rodham Clinton. “...
Company Will Monitor Phone Calls to Tailor Ads By LOUISE STORY Published: September 24, 2007 Companies like Google scan their e-mail users’ in-boxes to deliver ads related to those messages. Will people be as willing to let a company listen in on their phone conversations to do...
Award-Winning Teacher Guilty of Sexually Abusing 11 Students SALT LAKE CITY — A man honored as among the best teachers in Utah pleaded guilty Thursday to felony sex charges involving 11 students at his suburban classroom. Frank Laine Hall, 37, who taught first grade in the Salt...
Capital Metro board backs away from fare increase plan Board tells transit agency staff to take time to analyze options. By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, September 21, 2007 Capital Metro board members pulled back from a proposed January fare increase on Thursday,...