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'Monster Pig' killing sparks investigation From the Associated Press May 31, 2007 BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — State wildlife officials said Wednesday they wanted 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...
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...
Complaint: In-flight film too graphic By DOUG GROSS, Associated Press Writer Fri May 25, 6:53 PM ET ATLANTA - A media watchdog group is criticizing Delta Air Lines for making the bloody HBO series "Rome" and other bawdy shows available for in-flight viewing after a passenger...
Her embryos or his? By Kevin Sack, Times Staff Writer May 30, 2007 Webster, Texas — AFTER two years of infertility treatments — from temperature monitoring and artificial inseminations to hormone injections and laparoscopic surgery — Augusta Roman felt her last, best hope for...
Friends: Mom whose children were hanged faced troubled life 08:35 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 By JEFF MOSIER, STELLA M. CHÁVEZ and DEBRA DENNIS / The Dallas Morning News HUDSON OAKS – Gilberta Estrada struggled as a single mother, confiding to friends about child custody...
Report: Man with rare TB strain feared for life CDC, airlines seek those he had close contact with on 2 continents 09:45 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Associated Press ATLANTA - A man with a form of tuberculosis so dangerous he is under the first U.S. government-ordered...
Is Wal-Mart Too Cheap for Its Own Good? By MICHAEL BARBARO Published: May 30, 2007 Low prices, it turns out, can be bad for business. A confidential report prepared for senior executives at Wal-Mart Stores concludes, in stark terms, that the chain’s traditional strengths — its...