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Patient given wrong diagnosis of year to live now faces bankruptcy By JAMES TOZER - More by this author » Last updated at 20:21pm on 6th May 2007 When doctors diagnosed cancer and told John Brandrick that he had less than a year to live, he resolved to make the most of the time...
State ban on smoking in bars falters Anti-smoking groups work to kill amendment exempting bars By PEGGY FIKAC Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Hopes for a statewide ban on smoking in bars haven't gone up in smoke, but backers are trying to figure out how...
Man who would be Reagan doesn't wow 'em May 7, 2007 ROBERT NOVAK novakevans@aol.com NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- ''Will he announce?'' asked the Lincoln Club of Orange County's publication in preparation for Fred Thompson's appearance at the organization's 45th annual dinner here...
Bible verse's reading sparks apology, probe Broward seeks to ID who recited a passage about homosexuality on an airport speaker. Jamie Malernee | South Florida Sun-Sentinel Posted May 5, 2007 FORT LAUDERDALE -- Sheriff's investigators are looking at surveillance-video footage in...
Judge orders shoplifters to wear 'I am a thief' signs ATTALLA, Alabama (AP) -- Shoppers entering the Wal-Mart Supercenter here got a reminder not to try anything funny: Two shoplifters stood outside with signs reading, "I am a thief; I stole from Wal-Mart." Attalla City Judge...
House Backs Expanded Hate-Crime Law Bush Has Threatened Veto of Measure to Extend Federal Protection to Gays By Jonathan Weisman Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 4, 2007; Page A04 Brushing aside a veto threat from President Bush, the House yesterday approved legislation...
Bill Proposes Climate Study Focused on U.S. Defense By MARK MAZZETTI Published: May 4, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 3 — Given the jobs of hunting Al Qaeda, tracking nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea, and monitoring the civil strife in Iraq, American spy agencies are not lacking...
Clinton Proposes Vote to Reverse Authorizing War By CARL HULSE and PATRICK HEALY Published: May 4, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 3 — Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed Thursday that Congress repeal the authority it gave President Bush in 2002 to invade Iraq, injecting presidential...
Prosecutors: Man knowingly exposed 131 to HIV 12:09 AM CDT on Friday, May 4, 2007 By JENNIFER EMILY / The Dallas Morning News jemily@dallasnews.com Dallas prosecutors say a man convicted of attempting to entice a 15-year-old boy for sex knowingly exposed at least 131 young men...