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Arlington church defends decision not to host gay man's funeral Arlington: Refusal of gay man's service based on church policy, not discrimination, pastor says 12:00 AM CDT on Monday, August 13, 2007 By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News jtrahan@dallasnews.com ARLINGTON –...
Students can expect healthier selection By SARAH BAHARI Star-Telegram staff writer Fried chicken will no longer be a lunchroom staple. Soft drinks will be less available. Fruits and vegetables must be offered daily. These are among the changes that students will find in public...
Dems plan to hunt Rove when he leaves By: John Bresnahan Aug 13, 2007 10:39 AM EST Karl Rove may be leaving the White House at the end of August, but Democrats on Capitol Hill still want to see him testify on at least one issue – the firing last year of nine U.S. attorneys – and...
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...
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...