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Teen accused of growing marijuana on cop's land THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OCALA, Fla. -- A 17-year-old boy was growing marijuana on vacant property owned by Ocala's deputy police chief, authorities said. Deputy Chief Greg Graham said he was told about the plants by neighbors on...
Topless club fee gaining steam Legislature: House bill aims to add $5 cover charge 06:24 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 By EMILY RAMSHAW / The Dallas Morning News eramshaw@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – A House bill to charge a flat fee at strip clubs – money that would fund sexual...
6 Men Arrested in a Terror Plot Against Fort Dix CAMDEN, N.J., May 8 — Six Muslim men from New Jersey and Philadelphia were charged Tuesday with plotting to attack Fort Dix with automatic weapons and possibly even rocket-propelled grenades, vowing in taped conversations “to kill...
Reluctant governor yields on HPV shots Calling a veto useless, Perry chides legislators for opposing his vaccination order By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry, at times emotional and defiant, chastised lawmakers for...
FB mayor rejects ordinance in letter Elections: Foes slam him for opposing rental ban and illegal immigration 12:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 By STEPHANIE SANDOVAL / The Dallas Morning News ssandoval@dallasnews.com Farmers Branch Mayor Bob Phelps has come out strongly...
Arkansas Mom Prepares for Birth of 17th Child Monday, May 07, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The Duggars are once again pulling out the pink ruffles and lace as they prepare for the birth of baby number 17. Michelle Duggar said Monday in a telephone interview from her northwest Arkansas...
New York Mets Fan Sues Team Over Broken Back Suffered at Ballpark Tuesday, May 08, 2007 NEW YORK CITY — The New York Mets fan whose back was broken by an apparently drunken 300-pound man who fell on her at Shea Stadium during the team's home opener has filed a lawsuit because of...
Texas House OKs weakened smoking ban Bill's opponents knock the wind out of it with long list of exemptions By LISA SANDBERG Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — A proposal to ban cigarette smoking in public places across Texas tentatively passed the Texas...
Obama Criticizes Automakers on Fuel Economy By MICHELINE MAYNARD Published: May 8, 2007 DETROIT, May 7 — Senator Barack Obama of Illinois delivered a stern message to Detroit auto companies on Monday, saying they had done little to lessen the nation’s dependence on foreign oil...