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Mother, 41, found guilty of sexual assault of teen By Isadora Vail AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 14, 2007 GEORGETOWN — An Austin mother was found guilty Monday of three counts of sexual assault of a child that occurred with a 16-year-old neighbor when the woman lived...
Chester's Club closes Manager says it won't reopen after Austin City Council passes BYOB rules. By Suzannah Gonzales AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, August 14, 2007 The after-hours bring-your-own-bottle club that got the city's attention after police in June fatally shot a...
Deputy Charged With DUI After Husband Pulls Her Over Twice Monday, August 13, 2007 ELKO, Nev. — An off-duty Elko County sheriff's deputy was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after her husband, a fellow deputy, pulled her over. Charlotte Moore, 36,...
U.S. May Provide Billions to Mexico to Fight Drug Cartels By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. Published: August 14, 2007 MEXICO CITY, Aug. 13 — Mexico and the United States are holding intensive talks to develop a plan for the United States to provide billions of dollars to Mexico to...
Dry Cleaners Cut Plaintiff Some Slack By Henri E. Cauvin Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, August 14, 2007; Page B01 The dry cleaners aren't pressing their case against the Pants Judge. In a surprise turn yesterday, the small-business owners sued by D.C. Administrative Law...
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...
U.S. life expectancy lags behind 41 nations WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are living longer than ever, but not as long as people in 41 other countries. For decades, the United States has been slipping in international rankings of life expectancy, as other countries improve health...