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Miss America Helps Cops in Sex Sting Apr 24 09:30 PM US/Eastern By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Miss America can add crime fighter to her resume. Lauren Nelson recently went undercover with police in New York for a sting targeting sexual predators...
Professor fired over Va. Tech discussion April 23, 2007 BOSTON --An adjunct professor was fired after leading a classroom discussion about the Virginia Tech shootings in which he pointed a marker at some students and said "pow." The five-minute demonstration at Emmanuel College...
FCC Seeks To Rein In Violent TV Shows Agency Will Recommend Law to Regulate Broadcast And Basic Cable Content By Paul Farhi and Frank Ahrens Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, April 24, 2007; Page C01 Federal regulators, concerned about the effect of television violence on...
Are passengers 'seized' during a police stop? Supreme Court to decide Justices to decide search rights of passengers when a driver is pulled over. By David G. Savage, Times Staff Writer April 24, 2007 WASHINGTON — Are the passengers in a car that has been stopped by the police "...
Anti-Gay T-Shirts Cause Uproar At Sacto School John Lobertini Reporting (CBS 5) SACRAMENTO The debate over free speech and religion was heard in front of Rio Linda High School near Sacramento on Monday. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered to show support for four students who...
Soldier: Honor troops like Va. Tech dead By ALISA TANG, Associated Press Writer Mon Apr 23, 11:16 AM ET KABUL, Afghanistan - An Army sergeant complained in a rare opinion article that the U.S. flag flew at half-staff last week at the largest U.S. base in Afghanistan for those...
Gasoline at $4 Coming to a Pump Near You, Unfazed by Rising Tab By Joe Carroll April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Whether it's $50 to fill up your Prius or $130 for the Ford Expedition, $4-a-gallon gasoline is coming to a pump near you. Fuel prices are rising at a pace not seen since...
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,...