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Clay Robison: Senators might be carrying guns, but visitors likely won't be Web Posted: 04/22/2007 10:39 PM CDT San Antonio Express-News AUSTIN — State Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has a nose for guns, and he believes the state Capitol is loaded. He isn't talking about the...
Gen Y shaped, not stopped, by tragedy By Sharon Jayson and Maria Puente, USA TODAY The Millennial Generation has every right to be the Melancholy Generation, and the wonder is that it's not. In fact, the trauma this generation has witnessed may make its members more resilient,...
Saving the Earth: The Biodiesel Bus Blog Sunday, April 22, 2007; Page D01 Singer Sheryl Crow and environmentalist Laurie David have been traveling across America on a two-week Stop Global Warming College Tour, which winds up today at George Washington University. Crow and David...
Students Recount Desperate Minutes Inside Norris Hall SERGE F. KOVALESKI and KATIE ZEZIMA Published: April 22, 2007 BLACKSBURG, Va., April 21 — The Elementary German class was under way in Room 207, reviewing German translations of computer parlance. A young man peeked in,...
Former Houstonian pleads guilty to training with al-Qaida Daniel Joseph Maldonado accepts federal deal to avoid more indictments By CINDY GEORGE Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Former Houston resident Daniel Joseph Maldonado pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in an al-...
Dad Makes Sign Wear Sign for Using Drugs Thursday, April 19, 2007 (04-19) 13:40 PDT Knoxville, Tenn. (AP) -- A father says he wasn't trying to shame his 14-year-old son when he made the boy wear a large sandwich-board sign saying, "I abused and sold drugs." "I'm not out here...
Woman Registers a .47 on Breath Tester Thursday, April 19, 2007 (04-19) 10:41 PDT Redmond, Wash. (AP) -- A woman arrested following two car crashes last week registered a .47 blood-alcohol content on a breath test — nearly six times the legal intoxication threshold and possibly...
Senate OKs raising smoking age to 19 Proposal meant to keep teens from lighting up needs House support By PEGGY FIKAC Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — You're old enough to vote and serve your country at 18, but you'd have to wait a year to buy cigarettes...
Lawmakers revisit tuition discounts for illegal immigrants Opponents say people who break the law shouldn't get tuition break. By Juan Castillo AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, April 20, 2007 Julieta graduated with honors from Anderson High School, overcoming limited English...