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Sex Offenders Test Churches’ Core Beliefs By NEELA BANERJEE Published: April 10, 2007 CARLSBAD, Calif. — On a marquee outside and on a banner inside, Pilgrim United Church of Christ proclaims, “All are welcome.” Sustained by the belief that embracing all comers is a living...
Clinton, Obama to Skip Fox-Sponsored Debate Tuesday, April 10, 2007; Page A04 Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Barack Obama (D-Ill.) yesterday joined former North Carolina senator John Edwards (D) in deciding to skip a debate scheduled for September that Fox News is co-...
A boost for child Medicaid services By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The state will spend $700 million over the next two years to improve health care for needy children under the settlement of a class-action lawsuit presented in court...
British Forces Banned From Selling Stories Decision Follows Outcry Over Fees for Ex-Captives By Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan Washington Post Foreign Service Tuesday, April 10, 2007; Page A09 LONDON, April 9 -- Britain's Defense Ministry banned military personnel from selling...
High Stakes: Chávez Plays the Oil Card By SIMON ROMERO and CLIFFORD KRAUSS Published: April 10, 2007 CARACAS, Venezuela, April 9 — With President Hugo Chávez setting a May 1 deadline for an ambitious plan to wrest control of several major oil projects from American and European...
AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, April 09, 2007 As a single mother raising her 6-year-old son, Javonda Jones knows there are certain things she cannot teach him. But she says an all-boys school focused on leadership could make a difference Austin school district officials have...
Speed traps find ways to still snare motorists Web Posted: 04/08/2007 11:13 PM CDT Thomas Korosec Houston Chronicle ESTELLINE — With his lean profile and weathered face, Officer Barney Gilley looks every bit the part of a West Texas law officer. Now and then, tourists stop and...
Measure would require passing cars to give bicyclists room Web Posted: 04/08/2007 10:49 PM CDT Alysha N. Hernández Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Only within the past month has Sandra Vaughan felt strong enough and safe enough to ride her 20-speed bicycle in slow and steady circles in...
Pilot's potty-mouth grounds Northwest flight ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A Northwest Airlines flight was canceled because the pilot was yelling obscenities during a cellphone conversation while people were boarding, and cursed one passenger, a federal official said Saturday. The pilot...