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Dallas gets tough with panhandlers 03:19 PM CDT on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 By DAVE LEVINTHAL / The Dallas Morning News dlevinthal@dallasnews.com Dallas’ anti-panhandling ordinance is now stricter than ever, as the City Council on Wednesday morning added several new provisions to...
Senate OKs cancer measure Legislature: Deadline for proposal drawing near as it returns to House 08:03 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 By CHRISTY HOPPE / The Dallas Morning News choppe@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – Texas moved a step closer to kick-starting one of the largest...
Senate OKs bill for school Bible classes But the measure's wording is causing confusion over whether elective must be offered By GARY SCHARRER Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The Senate easily passed and sent to the governor a bill Wednesday to teach...
In the Democratic Congress, Pork Still Gets Served 'Phonemarking' Is Among Ways Around Appropriations Process By John Solomon and Jeffrey H. Birnbaum Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, May 24, 2007; Page A01 When the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives...
Tipping-Point Shock Confounding the Experts, A Poll Finds Prices Must Go Way Higher to Alter Driving By Steven Mufson and Jon Cohen Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, May 24, 2007; Page D01 Even with high gas prices causing financial hardship for many Americans, most...
House votes to make energy price-gouging illegal By Barbara Hagenbaugh, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that would give the government the power to impose millions of dollars in fines and jail time on people seen as gouging...
60-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth to Twin Boys A 60 year old woman from New Jersey gave birth to twin boys making her the oldest woman in the United States to give birth. Frieda Birnbaum, 60, from New Jersey gave birth by Cesarean section on Tuesday making her the oldest woman in...
Craddick clinging to political life By JAY ROOT jroot@star-telegram.com THE ASSOCIATED PRESS / HARRY CABLUCK AUSTIN — Republican House Speaker Tom Craddick was clinging to his political life Tuesday night, as more allies turned their backs on him and two more candidates...
Seniors may get to walk without passing TAKS By DIANE SMITH dianesmith@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH — Trustees in the Fort Worth school district will meet Wednesday to consider allowing 617 seniors who haven’t passed the exit-level TAKS to participate in graduation. The 8 a.m...