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Students: Teacher's style, not faith, led to firing By MEGAN HAWKINS REGISTER STAFF WRITER September 25, 2007 Students of a fired Iowa community college instructor say they were offended more by his brash teaching style than the remarks about the Bible that he claims led to his...
Boy hit by TV gets $19 million template_bas template_bas From the Associated Press September 25, 2007 CHICAGO -- A jury awarded $19 million Monday to a 13-year-old boy who suffered severe brain injuries when a television fell on his head at school. A TV bolted to a stand toppled...
Putting Money on the Table By ALEX WILLIAMS Published: September 23, 2007 FOR Whitney Hess, a 25-year-old software designer in Manhattan, the tension that ultimately ended her recent relationships was all right there, in the digits on her pay stub. The awkwardness started with...
Wesley Clark: The military in Iraq are resolving nothing There are more important issues than troop numbers and withdrawal dates. The US should take a lead in talking to Iran – now Published: 09 September 2007 When well-qualified retired officers speak out against their...
Monstrous idiocy Monday, September 24th 2007, 4:00 AM Editorial The Columbia University dean who is sponsoring today's obscene appearance by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is deeply unworthy of the position he holds. In saying that he would welcome Adolf Hitler to campus, John Coatsworth...
Irving mayor defends increased deportations Rise in deportations leaves some immigrants feeling empty 11:39 PM CDT on Friday, September 21, 2007 By ISABEL C. MORALES and BRANDON FORMBY / Al Día imorales@aldiatx.com ; bformby@dallasnews.com Mexican Consul Enrique Hubbard Urrea...
BUSH DECLARES: HILLARY WILL WIN NOMINATION; WHITE HOUSE CALLS OBAMA 'LAZY' Sun Sep 23 2007 18:18:16 ET **DRUDGE EXCLUSIVE** President Bush, for the first time, is predicting that Barack Obama will be defeated in the Democratic presidential primaries by Hillary Rodham Clinton. “...
Company Will Monitor Phone Calls to Tailor Ads By LOUISE STORY Published: September 24, 2007 Companies like Google scan their e-mail users’ in-boxes to deliver ads related to those messages. Will people be as willing to let a company listen in on their phone conversations to do...
Hillary weathers Sunday morning grilling By: Ben Smith Sep 23, 2007 01:28 PM EST Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton beamed her way through a barrage of questions from five political talk show hosts Sunday morning, appearances that offered some details of her plans on health care and...