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Measure banning Blue Angels from San Francisco skies is rejected Wyatt Buchanan, Chronicle Staff Writer Tuesday, August 14, 2007 San Francisco's skies are safe for the Blue Angels. A Board of Supervisors committee Monday rejected a measure that would have called for a permanent...
LIE DETECTOR NEW FOX GAME SHOW EMBARRASSES LIARS By MICHAEL STARR August 14, 2007 -- FOX is shooting a game show proving the old adage that it doesn't pay to lie. Or does it? "Nothing But the Truth," a hit in Colombia, uses a lie detector and a series of 21 in creasingly...
Cities get at illegal immigrants through cars By Emily Bazar, USA TODAY Local officials getting tough on illegal immigrants have a new target: their cars. Communities in Alabama, California, Illinois and elsewhere are using laws that punish drivers without licenses. Cities often...
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...
Lancaster considers perks for student, teacher attendance Incentives to curb absenteeism in other districts failed 01:03 AM CDT on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 By KAREN AYRES / The Dallas Morning News kayres@dallasnews.com First the Lancaster school district wanted to cancel classes...