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Franklin man, 59, returns to college football team He'll learn this week if he made final cut By MIKE ORGAN Staff Writer This is not the same old story. Franklin resident Michael Flynt finally has decided to finish what he started more than 35 years ago. Flynt last played...
Firefighters go topless for fundraiser SHIRLEY, New York (AP) — Male drivers who paid $5 for a topless car wash in a New York city ended up getting doused with disappointment. Scantily clad women held up signs along a parkway advertising the car wash on Sunday and telling the...
S.C. Prisons Director Defends Pink Plan By MEG KINNARD 08.21.07, 8:04 PM ET COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's prisons director on Tuesday defended a policy of punishing inmates who perform sex acts by dressing them in pink, despite a lawsuit claiming the rule subjects prisoners...
Ending dogfighting in Texas no easy task Tougher penalties on the way, but blood sport grows and enforcement proves difficult 09:10 AM CDT on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 By JAMES HOHMANN / The Dallas Morning News jhohmann@dallasnews.com Running a dogfight will become a felony in...
Bush denies superstate rumours By Jon Ward August 22, 2007 MONTEBELLO, Quebec — President Bush and the leaders of Canada and Mexico yesterday ridiculed the notion that their countries are conspiring to create a regional supergovernment similar to the European Union. "I'm amused...
U.S. Uncovers Iraq Bribe Case Authorities Look to Army Major, Family for Missing $9.6 Million By Dana Hedgpeth Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, August 22, 2007; Page D01 U.S. officials call it the largest bribery case to come out of the Iraq war. But where did the $9.6...
Wife of Police Chief Arrested on Drug Charges August 21st, 2007 @ 10:58am WENDOVER, Utah (AP) -- The wife of the Wendover police chief has been arrested for selling drugs at the club where she strips. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that on Friday 39-year-old Sylvia Tripp was...
Democrats Refocus Message on Iraq After Military Gains Criticism Shifts to Factional Unrest By Jonathan Weisman and Anne E. Kornblut Washington Post Staff Writers Wednesday, August 22, 2007; Page A04 Democratic leaders in Congress had planned to use August recess to raise the...
Charges Dropped Against Boys Accused of Bottom-Slapping Monday, August 20, 2007 McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Two 13-year-old boys accused of slapping girls' bottoms and poking or cupping girls' breasts at school apologized on Monday as a judge dismissed charges against the two, ending a...