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Steven Kreytak AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Even if a judge ordered Travis County to retrofit its electronic voting equipment to create a paper ballot with each vote, that update wouldn't be ready for the November elections. And the county couldn't return to its former optical scan...
Kevin Simpson, Ann Schrader, Howard Pankratz and Kieran Nicholson DENVER POST More than 900 pages of writings, diagrams and drawings released Thursday add disturbing detail - but little significant new information - to the established account of how teenagers Eric Harris and...
RALPH BLUMENTHAL New York Times Tom DeLay, the former House majority leader, has to stay on the Texas ballot in November, despite his efforts to move out of state so Republicans can pick a stronger candidate, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. The decision, by Judge Sam Sparks...
Click2Houston.com A flight with a Miss Texas winner reminded a Houston-area man how much fun it can be to fly, and it helped him launch a new business, KPRC Local 2 reported Thursday. Peter Shankman, the entrepreneur who started the Web site www.Airtroductions.com , said the...
BETSY STARK ABC News Dawn Gallina said her career at a prestigious law firm was going well -- until the managing partner found out she had a baby. Then, she said, he started testing her. Would she work Christmas? Come in on weekends? "I would go in and we wouldn't have anything...
ALAN FINDER New York Times A student at Yale University who was once a roving ambassador for the Taliban regime in Afghanistan has been denied admission to a degree-granting program at Yale, one of the student's financial supporters said yesterday. The student, Sayed Rahmatullah...
R.G. RATCLIFFE Houston Chronicle Kinky Friedman's campaign urged Texas' chief election official Wednesday to put him on the ballot for governor using his famous nickname rather than his lesser-known given name of Richard. Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams has said Friedman...
Thomas S. Mulligan and Miguel Bustillo LA TIMES The death of Enron Corp. founder Kenneth L. Lay early Wednesday raises the possibility that his conviction could be erased, complicating the federal government's effort to close the books on one of its most ambitious corporate...
PAUL ELIAS Associated Press A divided California Supreme Court ruled Monday that people who lead high-risk sexual lifestyles have good reason to know they may be infected with the virus that causes AIDS and are responsible for informing partners about possible exposure. The 4-3...