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U.S. to Expand Domestic Use Of Spy Satellites By ROBERT BLOCK August 15, 2007; Page A1 The U.S.'s top intelligence official has greatly expanded the range of federal and local authorities who can get access to information from the nation's vast network of spy satellites in the U...
With Rove’s Departure, a New Era By JIM RUTENBERG and STEVEN LEE MYERS Published: August 15, 2007 CRAWFORD, Tex., Aug. 14 — President Bush took the White House in 2001 with Texas swagger, and promptly filled the West Wing with fellow Texans who shared his ideology and...
Guard Uses Taser on Man Holding Newborn Hospital Security Guard Uses Stun Gun on Father Holding Newborn; Episode Is Captured on Video By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer HOUSTON Aug 15, 2007 (AP) In a confrontation captured on videotape, a hospital security guard fired a...
Dry Cleaners Cut Plaintiff Some Slack By Henri E. Cauvin Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, August 14, 2007; Page B01 The dry cleaners aren't pressing their case against the Pants Judge. In a surprise turn yesterday, the small-business owners sued by D.C. Administrative Law...
Lancaster considers perks for student, teacher attendance Incentives to curb absenteeism in other districts failed 01:03 AM CDT on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 By KAREN AYRES / The Dallas Morning News kayres@dallasnews.com First the Lancaster school district wanted to cancel classes...
2 U.S.-bound Iraqis held in Mexico Web Posted: 08/13/2007 11:41 PM CDT Sean Mattson Express-News Mexico Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico — Two Iraqis traveling to the United States were arrested Monday at the Monterrey International Airport with fake Swiss passports, authorities...
Mother, 41, found guilty of sexual assault of teen By Isadora Vail AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 14, 2007 GEORGETOWN — An Austin mother was found guilty Monday of three counts of sexual assault of a child that occurred with a 16-year-old neighbor when the woman lived...
Chester's Club closes Manager says it won't reopen after Austin City Council passes BYOB rules. By Suzannah Gonzales AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 14, 2007 The after-hours bring-your-own-bottle club that got the city's attention after police in June fatally shot a...
Deputy Charged With DUI After Husband Pulls Her Over Twice Monday, August 13, 2007 ELKO, Nev. — An off-duty Elko County sheriff's deputy was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after her husband, a fellow deputy, pulled her over. Charlotte Moore, 36,...