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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...
April 19, 2007 — A Montreal woman has frozen her eggs so they can be used by her seven-year-old daughter, who cannot have children because of a genetic condition. Doctors at McGill University Reproductive Centre in Montreal, which has pioneered a freezing program for cancer...
Internet abuzz over shooter's mysterious markings By Eric Benderoff Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — All at once, the world went searching for the meaning of "Ismail Ax." Those two words, written in red ink on one arm of Cho Seung-Hui, the 23-year-old Virginia Tech student suspected of...
Gunman Sent Video During Lull In Slaughter Menacing Poses And Bitter Words In Mailing to NBC By Michael E. Ruane and Chris L. Jenkins Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, April 19, 2007; Page A01 Cho Seung Hui paused Monday morning during the shootings at Virginia Tech to...
Public favors giving illegal immigrants a break By Kathy Kiely, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — While Congress and the White House remain divided over what to do with the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants living in the USA, a new poll shows the American public appears to have...
Should college applicants get background checks? By Mary Beth Marklein, USA TODAY The Virginia Tech student who went on a shooting rampage Monday before killing himself may have had a troubled past, but it's not yet clear whether he had a criminal one. Even so, the tragedy has...