Posted: 06/24/2006 - Aaron Spelling was a Hollywood heavy-hitter who brought shows such Dynasty, Love Boat, and more recently Beverly Hills 90210 to television. Friday he died at age 83.
Posted: 06/24/2006 - Democrats are blaming the Bush administration's Iraq policy for turning U-S soldiers into targets for Iraq's insurgency. In the party's weekly radio address, Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean said the Republican plan to "stay the course" is not an option.
Updated: 06/24/2006 - President Bush is urging Congress to give him more power in dealing with budget matters. He's using his weekly radio address to push for a line-item veto.
Posted: 06/23/2006 - Population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that San Antonio is now larger than San Diego – by 969 people – and has leapfrogged to seventh on the list of the 10 largest U.S. cities.
Posted: 06/23/2006 - Texas motorists are getting a little relief from rising retail gasoline prices this week, according to the weekly AAA Texas gas price survey released Friday.
Updated: 06/23/2006 - An FBI spokesman in Washington says there is no threat to the public in connection with the arrests of seven people for allegedly plotting attacks against US buildings.
Posted: 06/22/2006 - A Huntsville man accused of child endangerment has been indicted by a Brazos County grand jury. Drake Doughty is accused of putting his six-month-old in harm's way.
Posted: 06/22/2006 - The House is expected to vote later today on a bill that would reduce estate taxes after 2011. House Republican leaders have been trying to rework the current law, which eliminates the tax in 2010 but brings it back a year later.
Posted: 06/22/2006 - A Houston group wants police to be allowed to question people about their immigration status. The group -- called Protect Our Citizens -- is conducting a petition drive to force a vote on what it calls the city's --quote-- "sanctuary policy."
Posted: 06/22/2006 - Dallas County plans to bill foreign countries for the cost of treating their indigent citizens -- but county officials acknowledge it's unlikely they'll be reimbursed. Parkland Memorial Hospital earlier this week began documenting the number of indigent foreign nationals it treats, says John Gates, the hospital's chief financial officer.
Posted: 06/22/2006 - The investigation continues into what caused a six-alarm fire that destroyed a historic Dallas theater and several neighboring businesses. There were no injuries reported in yesterday's fire in Dallas' Lower Greenville Avenue entertainment district -- that destroyed the Arcadia Theater and at least two restaurants.
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