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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,...
Showing skin is giving one start-up company a boost in business. Tiger Time Lawn Care has been on the books for only three months but their offer to cut lawns in bikinis is already catching on. You might say they're loosening the Bible belt in this Mid-South neighborhood. Ladies...
The Debates' New Face YouTube Users Will Quiz the Candidates By Jose Antonio Vargas Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, July 19, 2007; Page A01 Not long ago Kim, a mother of two, walked into her bedroom, turned on her webcam and made a 30-second video. When the Democratic...
75 percent of Americans overweight by 2015 Two-thirds considered heavy or obese now; rate still increasing, study finds Updated: 7:11 a.m. CT July 19, 2007 WASHINGTON - If people keep gaining weight at the current rate, fat will be the norm by 2015, with 75 percent of U.S...
States seek better ways to stop underage drinking By Marissa DeCuir, USA TODAY Lawmakers across the USA are increasing efforts to combat underage drinking with new laws and strategies, including universal carding, online social networks, hotlines and laws targeting adult...
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...
Feeling Secure With a Little Shocking Pink By JENNIFER STEINHAUER Published: July 19, 2007 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. PERHAPS the discovery of a Taser lurking in the bottom of your date’s purse does not bode well for a romantic evening. But a compact version of the electric-shock weapons...
Woman finds herself locked inside fitness center alone Woman finds herself locked inside fitness center By Marvin Zindler 7/17/07 - KTRK/HOUSTON) - A Houston woman got locked in a 24 Hour Fitness center. How could this happen? Can you imagine a woman being stuck in a 24 Hour...