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States may require sex offenders to use special license plates By Ben Jones, USA TODAY MADISON, Wis. — Lawmakers in three states are pushing bills to require convicted sex offenders to display special license plates on their cars. Proponents in Wisconsin, Ohio and Alabama say...
Fort Bend principal reassigned over The Bachelor She approved teacher's taking time off to appear on the TV show By ERIC HANSON Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle SUGAR LAND — An elementary school principal who approved a teacher taking time off from class to appear on the reality...
Baez: Why was I not in Walter Reed concert? WASHINGTON (AP) -- Folk singer and anti-war activist Joan Baez says she doesn't know why she was not allowed to perform for recovering soldiers recently at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as she planned. In a letter to The Washington...
Allow concealed guns anywhere, governor says By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram staff writer AUSTIN-Gov. Rick Perry, mulling ways to stop the kind of murderous rampages that recently left 33 dead on a college campus in Virginia, said Monday that there's one sure-fire solution he likes:...
One in two Mexicans has family in U.S., poll finds REUTERS 9:56 a.m. April 30, 2007 MEXICO CITY – Almost one in two Mexicans has a family member working in the United States, and a third of those were sent money in the past year, according to a survey published in Mexican daily...
Bill to allow religious expression in schools gets early OK Opponents say that the bill, proposed by Sugar Land Republican Charlie Howard, further erodes the separation of church and state. BY R.A. DYER rdyer@star-telegram.com AUSTIN — Texas school districts would have to...
Divorced parents clash over 12-year-old son's circumcision Three-year fight - The father, a convert to Judaism, sees it as a matter of religious observance Friday, April 27, 2007 ASHBEL S. GREEN A former Medford man who converted to Judaism wants his 12-year-old son to do the...
Immigrants, allies plan day of protests, including work boycott Protests will again call for legalization for 12 million workers and their families. By Juan Castillo AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Illegal immigrants and their allies will boycott work, avoid any...
Reagan's men are backing - an actor By Tim Shipman in Washington, Sunday Telegraph Last Updated: 1:02am BST 29/04/2007 Ronald Reagan's closest allies are throwing their weight behind the White House bid by the late president's fellow actor, Fred Thompson. The film star and...