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Man gets 99 years for 8th DWI convictionBy GALE BRADFORD SPECIAL TO THE STAR-TELEGRAM WEATHERFORD - A 56-year-old Fort Worth man was sentenced to 99 years in prison Wednesday on his eighth conviction on a DWI charge. Murrell Ray Bridges pleaded guilty Monday to driving while...
Underwear trend may be bottoming out Dallas: As council weighs ban on saggy pants, many say showing off skivvies isn't hip 11:31 PM CDT on Tuesday, August 29, 2006 By KATIE MENZER / The Dallas Morning News The underwear might be under there, but showing your bottom is behind the...
Man who fell off cliff sues Georgetown Lawsuit says city lacked warning signs By Katie Humphrey AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, August 30, 2006 A man who fell off a cliff and tumbled into Georgetown's Blue Hole Park has sued the city, saying there should have been warning...
SoCal parents file appeal on sex survey Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer Tuesday, August 29, 2006 (08-29) 11:57 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Southern California parents represented by a conservative organization have gone to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge an elementary school's...
Schumer Has Seen the Future, and It's Democratic By Dana Milbank Wednesday, August 30, 2006; Page A02 Some see the glass as half empty, others as half full. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) sees it as overflowing. Briefing reporters yesterday on Democrats' prospects in the midterm...
Wal-Mart Counters Criticism With a Political-Style Ad Campaign By MICHAEL BARBARO Wal-Mart, under attack now from unions and prominent Democrats, yesterday introduced a marketing campaign that closely resembles the television advertisements used by political candidates. In a...
Detroit Sees Cheap Gas as History By MICHELINE MAYNARD TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 28 — The Chrysler Group, which depends more heavily on sales of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles than any other Detroit automaker, said Monday that it expected gasoline prices to remain at $3 to $4...
Katrina Survivors Mostly Optimistic, New Study Finds By David Brown Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, August 29, 2006; A04 In the six months after Hurricane Katrina, the rate of serious mental illness among the storm's survivors doubled, an unusual study has found, but the...
Livin' large near UT Zoning changes bring new luxe high-rises to West Campus neighborhood. By Laura Heinauer AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 29, 2006 With several new luxury high-rises open this school year — and more construction in the works — many students say...