Mark and Charlie's Blog

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...
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...
12th Graders Show Better Grasp of Market Forces Than Expected on U.S. Economics Test By SAM DILLON Published: August 9, 2007 The nation’s high school seniors performed significantly better on the first nationwide economics test than they did on other recent national exams in...
Fewer Mexican Immigrants Are Sending Money Back Home, Bank Says By JULIA PRESTON Published: August 9, 2007 This year a smaller percentage of Mexican immigrants in the United States sent money back to their homeland than in 2006, according to a report released yesterday by the...
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...