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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...
Half of those slain in U.S. are black Study: 9 of 10 killed by other blacks; guns used in 3 of 4 homicides 11:58 PM CDT on Thursday, August 9, 2007 From Wire Reports WASHINGTON – Nearly half the people murdered in the U.S. each year are black, part of a persistent pattern in...
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...
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 —...
It pays exactly $25 for Tucson kids to stay in school Aug 8, 2007 07:17 PM CDT Local high school students will soon be cashing in for hitting the books. A new pilot program promises to pay them to stay in school. More than 20,000 Arizona teens dropped out of the class of 2006...