The Jeff Ward Show

_______________________________________________________________ FEMA Meets the Press, Which Happens to Be . . . FEMA By Al Kamen Washington Post Friday, October 26, 2007 FEMA has truly learned the lessons of Katrina. Even its handling of the media has improved dramatically. For...
_______________________________________________________________ That's the Spirit: Belief in Ghosts High By ALAN FRAM and TREVOR TOMPSON Associated Press Writers 10/26/2007 Those things that go bump in the night? About one-third of people believe they could be ghosts. And nearly...
_______________________________________________________________ Mayor wants rail election in 2008 New system could cost up to $500 million KLBJ Newsroom 10/25/2007 Austin Mayor Will Wynn wants voters to go to the polls next year and approve funding for a new rail system to...
_______________________________________________________________ Looking for an Excuse? Company Has Many By ANGELA K. BROWN Associated Press Writer 10/25/2007 Feeling like playing hooky, but nervous about getting caught? The Excused Absence Network has got your back. For about $...
_______________________________________________________________ New York City Reintroduces Calorie Rule By RAY RIVERA New York Times October 25, 2007 The Bloomberg administration, in its continuing fight against obesity, reintroduced a measure yesterday to force chain...
______________________________________________________________ Jackpot or Mistake? Man Sues Over $1.6M 'Jackpot' New Mexico Indian Casino Says Slot Machine Malfunctioned; Refuses to Pay By JIM AVILA, BETH TRIBOLET, DONNA CHOI and SCOTT MICHELS ABC News Law & Justice Unit Oct...
_______________________________________________________________ VP Cheney Nods Off During Cabinet Meeting President Was Discussing Wildfires In California nbc4.com October 25, 2007 WASHINGTON -- Nodding off in front of the boss during an important meeting is never a good idea,...
_______________________________________________________________ Complaint Puts Texas Teacher on Leave By ANGELA K. BROWN Associated Press TUSCOLA, Texas (AP) — A popular English teacher has been placed on paid leave — and faces possible criminal charges — after a student's...
_______________________________________________________________ W.Va. Leads Nation in Pregnant Smokers Associated Press 10-23-07 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than a fourth of pregnant women in West Virginia smoked last year, putting themselves and their babies at risk. The...