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Clay Robison: Proposals seek death penalty option for repeat child rapists Web Posted: 11/19/2006 10:15 PM CST San Antonio Express-News AUSTIN — Texas, which already has the nation's busiest execution chamber, would become a national leader in efforts to expand the death penalty...
Lawmaker proposes statewide smoking banBy JOHN MORITZ STAR-TELEGRAM AUSTIN BUREAU AUSTIN — Forget those references to Texas’ smoky bars and pool rooms in countless country songs. Say goodbye to the office smoking lounge. And there will be no more taking refuge in the smoking...
City council approves pay raises for members Wynn, Kim will decline extra money. By Kate Alexander AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, November 17, 2006 Austin's council members approved a pay raise for themselves Thursday, though not all plan to take it. The pay increase, the...
Texas teens among 'nation's worst' They're drinking, having sex at rates higher than U.S. average, report says By Corrie MacLaggan AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, November 17, 2006 Texas teens are significantly more likely to have sex, drink alcohol and drive drunk than their...
Council debates new housing proposal Opponents say affordable housing becoming scarce. By Sarah Coppola AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, November 17, 2006 The Austin City Council resolved, at least for now, a contentious zoning case Thursday that has pitted two city goals —...
Shock: Magazine Fakes Photo of Breastfeeding News Anchor Mon Nov 13 2006 19:26:38 ET **Exclusive** MARIE CLAIRE Magazine publishes a fake photo of ABCNEWS anchor Elizabeth Vargas -- who appears to be breastfeeding her new baby boy at the anchor desk! The controversial photo...
Middle-aged women are less likely to be happy By Marilyn Elias, USA TODAY Women from the mid-30s to mid-50s are less likely than Americans overall to be very happy, and many are racked by worries about aging parents and other family members, a national survey reports Monday...
Farmers Branch council OKs illegal-immigration measuresBy PATRICK McGEE STAR-TELEGRAM STAFF WRITER SPECIAL TO THE STAR-TELEGRAM/EMILY HUGHES Rosa Gamez of Farmers Branch, far right, protests outside City Hall on Monday. Hundreds from both sides sought to attend the meeting...
Moms want flashing made a felony Amy Roe Journal Reporter A group of Eastside mothers is pushing for tougher penalties for those who expose themselves to young children. Christine Discoe, of Redmond, started Mothers Against Sexual Predators after learning that a Bellevue lawyer...