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Mar 23,2007
Congressional Democrats claim at every turn they "support the Second Amendment," but the truth came out Thursday when they pulled a coveted District of Columbia voting rights bill because of an amendment that would have ended the long-standing handgun ban. "This shows the true colors of the Democrat leadership," Alan M. Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms stated. "It should have been easy for the Democrat caucus ... [full story]
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Mar 02,2007
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - At a motorcycle dealership on the edge of town, Robert "R.J." Mitchell - war hero and medal winner, a guy who killed an Iraqi insurgent by plunging a knife into his neck - is hoping for a broken bike to come his way. He makes $15 an hour as a mechanic in the service department, but unless he's fixing a motorcycle, he isn't on the clock. Some days, like today, there isn't ... [full story]
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Mar 14,2007
Hollywood  - In the end, it was his odd-looking truck that gave away Ralph Stephen Garbarini, the suspect in a killing so random that it became the talk of San Diego. Garbarini, suspected of gunning down a popular businessman for no apparent reason at a dessert cafe in the Hillcrest neighborhood, was arrested in Hollywood Tuesday after security guards saw his pickup parked on Hawthorn Avenue, authorities said. SUSPECT - Ralph Stephen Garbarini, who ... [full story]
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Mar 23,2007
Board member releases teacher’s powerpoint presentation; says it was a “calculated decision on his part to bend young minds” Kris Helphinstine, a part-time biology teacher at Sisters High School was fired by the school board Monday night for deviating from the curriculum on the theory of evolution after only eight days on the job, four of which were spent teaching his own theories of evolution through a PowerPoint presentation that referenced Nazi Germany and Planned ... [full story]
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Mar 02,2007
The story on diesel emissions [“New Report Details Diesel Danger For Commuters,” Feb. 28] regrettably neglected to mention the technological innovations the diesel industry has made over the past several years to vastly reduce emissions.Diesel has received an entire facelift. The entire clean diesel system is brand new -- from the fuel, to new clean engines, to advanced exhaust emission control devices. Commercial trucks sold this year have 90 percent fewer emissions of fine particles ... [full story]
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Mar 09,2007
A recent study shows that signs of stress might be as plain as the blemishes on a teenager's face. The study, completed by researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and reported in the Swedish medical journal Acta Derm Venereol, shows that increased levels of stress is a contributing factor to severe acne in adolescents. "Acne significantly affects physical and psychosocial well-being, so it is important to understand the interplay between the factors that ... [full story]
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Mar 02,2007
University of California Berkeley researchers have found another possible side effect to cigarette smoking. A study published in the American Medical Association's Archives of Internal Medicine found evidence that smokers have a greater risk of developing a tuberculosis infection, which can become active TB. "Active TB is often fatal, particularly if left untreated," said study author Kirk Smith, a Berkeley professor of environmental health sciences. "The risk factors that lead to latent TB infection becoming ... [full story]
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Mar 30,2007
Bask in the heat of the Caribbean this summer. The Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort and Spa is offering a red-hot savings package for families to experience the ultimate summer escape to paradise. Parents can take their children under the age of 12 and not pay a penny extra. Through December 2007, kids under 12 stay, eat and play for free. If families book reservations before March 31, they can receive 25 percent off room rates, ... [full story]
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Mar 16,2007
Childhood obesity might play a role in the early onset of puberty in girls, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital have concluded that girls with a greater body mass index, BMI, were more likely to start puberty at a younger age. Their study was recently published in the journal Pediatrics. Dr. Joyce Lee, the lead author and a university pediatric endocrinologist, said that girls in the ... [full story]
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Mar 16,2007
Sail on over to SureCruise.com for deals on the seas. Onboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises, guests receive perks on certain seven-night trips to Alaska and the Mediterranean. SureCruise.com provides flights for up to $1,000 credit per guest. Each cruise gives guests a "bon voyage" cocktail party before leaving. A concierge is also available to passengers for assistance when trying to find land tours or the best places to buy souvenirs. ALASKAN CRUISE - The ... [full story]
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