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Soros-linked group hit with huge fine By: Kenneth P. Vogel Aug 29, 2007 02:19 PM EST Updated: August 29, 2007 05:51 PM EST The Federal Election Commission has fined one of the last cycle’s biggest liberal political action committees $775,000 for using unregulated soft money to...
Fewer students suspended for failure to finish summer reading Lancaster ISD's penalty for ignoring homework has seen drop in suspensions 09:13 PM CDT on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 By KAREN AYRES / The Dallas Morning News kayres@dallasnews.com School ended shortly after it began...
Home Depot employee looking for job after stopping alleged thief By BRANDON PUTTBRESE Gannett Tennessee Dustin Chester is job hunting this week, after The Home Depot fired him and the general manager for thwarting a thief from running away with a pocket full of stolen cash. Last...
GOP Leaders Strip Craig Of Committee Assignments By Karl Vick and Paul Kane Washington Post Staff Writer and washingtonpost.com Staff Writer Thursday, August 30, 2007; Page A01 BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 29 -- Sen. Larry Craig went on vacation with his wife Wednesday, according to aides...
Lawmakers Ask Perry To Save Man From Execution SAN ANTONIO -- A host of state lawmakers came to the defense of a man Wednesday who is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Huntsville for a 1996 murder. Kenneth Foster Jr. is scheduled to be put to death for his role in a drive-...
Idaho Senator Asserts: 'I Never Have Been Gay' GOP Leadership Seeks Ethics Inquiry By Paul Kane washingtonpost.com Staff Writer Wednesday, August 29, 2007; Page A01 Senate Republican leaders called for an ethics investigation of Sen. Larry E. Craig (R-Idaho) yesterday as he dug...
Get government out of the bathroom The GOP should abandon the culture war that makes conservative Sen. Larry Craig look like a hypocrite. By Nick Gillespie August 29, 2007 As we all look forward to more sputtering news conference antics from Sen. Larry Craig, here's hoping that...
Illegal aliens held in N.C. raid face ID charges Updated 16h 7m ago | Comments 29 | Recommend 2 E-mail | Save | Print | RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — All but four of the 29 illegal immigrants arrested last week in a raid targeting workers at the world's largest hog processing plant had...
Secret Signals: How Gay Men Cruise for Sex When Men Cruise for Sex in Public Places, Police Take Notice and Gays Say It's Unfair While many Americans may only be vaguely familiar with the idea of "cruising," there is a secret world of sex between men that exists in public places...