Mark and Charlie's Blog

Church won't hold funeral for gay man Kin scramble to find new site after Arlington clerics renege on offer 09:58 AM CDT on Friday, August 10, 2007 By JEFFREY WEISS / The Dallas Morning News jweiss@dallasnews.com An Arlington church volunteered to host a funeral Thursday, then...
Pregnant woman dies in immigration custody Case in El Paso is second fatality at a U.S. detention center this week By SUSAN CARROLL Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle A pregnant woman died in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities in Texas after being...
Lawsuit: Floral flub made life thornier for man in love triangle Man seeking divorce says he'll pay dearly for love note mix-up By MARY FLOOD Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Leroy Greer meant to say it with flowers to his girlfriend, but his wife heard about it too, and now the...
AT&T says edit of Pearl Jam's anti-Bush lyrics was mistake Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Lyrics performed by Pearl Jam criticizing President Bush should not have been censored from a webcast by AT&T Inc., a company spokesman acknowledged Thursday. AT&T, through its...
Parkland fights patients accused of lying about residency, income 220 patients under investigation for fraud 11:32 PM CDT on Thursday, August 9, 2007 By KIM BREEN and SHERRY JACOBSON / The Dallas Morning News kbreen@dallasnews.com ; sjacobson@dallasnews.com Three hospitals in...
UK's Futura Sees Big Impact From Enlarging Condoms British condom maker Futura Medical Plc said on Thursday that results of a study showed its new condom helped men have firmer and bigger erections, as well as a longer-lasting sexual experience. Shares in the company, which...
Fewer Mexican Immigrants Are Sending Money Back Home, Bank Says By JULIA PRESTON Published: August 9, 2007 This year a smaller percentage of Mexican immigrants in the United States sent money back to their homeland than in 2006, according to a report released yesterday by the...
State to pay owners to get polluting cars off roads To boost air quality, state to give up to $3,500 to those who retire pre-1996 vehicles 04:53 AM CDT on Thursday, August 9, 2007 By TERRY BOX / The Dallas Morning News tbox@dallasnews.com Old cars and trucks in the Dallas area...
Sex-ed course proposed in D.C. By Gary Emerling August 9, 2007 Proposed guidelines for a sex-education curriculum to be used in D.C. Public Schools recommend that middle-school students learn to define sexual orientation and be taught about homosexuality. The guidelines —...