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Bicycle safety bill set for Senate OK Legislature: Drivers would have to yield a full lane or 3 feet 10:21 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 By TERRENCE STUTZ / The Dallas Morning News tstutz@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – Motorists could be ticketed for not yielding one full lane to...
Driver who muttered 'n-word' awarded jobless pay The Des Moines bus operator swore under her breath after a student was verbally abusive. By CLARK KAUFFMAN REGISTER STAFF WRITER May 9, 2007 A black bus driver who was fired by the Des Moines school district because she used the "...
Pennsylvania Court Orders Sperm Donor to Lesbian Couple to Pay Child Support Wednesday, May 09, 2007 HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — A sperm donor who helped a lesbian couple conceive two children is liable for child support under a state appellate court ruling that a legal expert...
The Terrorists Next Door? Plot Suspects Lived Quietly in Suburb By Anthony Faiola and Dale Russakoff Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, May 10, 2007; Page A01 CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 9 -- From the front porch of her two-story home on Mimosa Drive, Susan DeFrancesco looked...
Drivers could get a gas-tax vacation Texas House votes to halt 20-cent levy for 90 days, but Senate isn't yet sold By GARY SCHARRER Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — With pump prices surging toward $3 and possibly beyond this summer, the Texas House voted...
Teen accused of growing marijuana on cop's land THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OCALA, Fla. -- A 17-year-old boy was growing marijuana on vacant property owned by Ocala's deputy police chief, authorities said. Deputy Chief Greg Graham said he was told about the plants by neighbors on...
Topless club fee gaining steam Legislature: House bill aims to add $5 cover charge 06:24 AM CDT on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 By EMILY RAMSHAW / The Dallas Morning News eramshaw@dallasnews.com AUSTIN – A House bill to charge a flat fee at strip clubs – money that would fund sexual...
6 Men Arrested in a Terror Plot Against Fort Dix CAMDEN, N.J., May 8 — Six Muslim men from New Jersey and Philadelphia were charged Tuesday with plotting to attack Fort Dix with automatic weapons and possibly even rocket-propelled grenades, vowing in taped conversations “to kill...
Reluctant governor yields on HPV shots Calling a veto useless, Perry chides legislators for opposing his vaccination order By JANET ELLIOTT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry, at times emotional and defiant, chastised lawmakers for...