October 9, 2003
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school-uniform lawsuit settled: Bates won't have to wear 'em
I'll have the father, Kirk
Bates, on my Thursday show. The wording of this joint press release
looks to me like the Bates family had the Natalia school board screaming
"YOU my Daddy! YOU my Daddy!"
agree to issue a joint press release that states the following:
Over the past two years or so, the Bates family has pursued, based upon
strongly held philosophical and religious beliefs, an exemption from
the Natalia ISD*s uniform wearing requirement. The District*s Board
of Trustees, also acting on the strongly held belief that its actions
were in compliance with the law and the District*s own policies, denied
the requested exemption for two school years. Although the Bates family
and the Board of Trustees may never see eye-to-eye on every aspect of
this situation, they have agreed to set aside their differences and
agree to a compromise that everyone involved believes is in the best
interests of the District, its students, its staff and its patrons.
The District wants to expressly note for the public record that it admires
the Bates family for its perseverance and dedication in seeking to clarify
the law and in fighting for their beliefs.
'agreement in principle' reached on remap
says it regrets letter to reporter, and asks for voluntary cooperation
in hacker case
President should search his soul over pre-war claims
set to process protests of sales calls
Regulators will start accepting complaints from consumers who put
their phone numbers on the national anti-telemarketing registry
Saturday at 6 p.m.
If you added your phone
number to the national do-not-call list before Aug. 31 and you
are still getting sales calls, you can file a complaint with the
Federal Trade Commission beginning Saturday at 6 p.m. by calling
888-382-1222 or visiting the Web site
You need to provide the phone number that was called (to make
sure it has been registered), the date of the call, and the name
or phone number - preferably both - of the company that called.
Call links are always near the bottom of this website's right column
wants Iraq-type US aid for Cally-for-ne-uh
Sometimes when young
struggling nations emerge as democracies, the United States feels inclined
to throw them a little aid. Iraq is one example. California might be the
next if Governor-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger has his way.
in Baghdad killed a Spanish diplomat and at least eight Iraqis
Thursday, exactly half a year since US troops occupied the city. STORY
Antonio water rates to go thru roof
"In a best-case
scenario (i.e., no further increases in water supply fees after 2005),
water bills will rise more than 50 percent by 2008."
Please, don't anyone tell Gen.
Habinger at SAWS about this morale-boosting tactic
dead dog dumped on school field to motivate football team?
close to getting former Applewhite land
senators are demanding a name
Disbelieving Republican senators Wednesday challenged San Antonio Sen.
Leticia Van de Putte to identify the GOP colleague who allegedly slurred
Mexicans last month. COMMENTARY
believed old stomping grounds for duck-billed dinosaur
says spooked tiger trying to protect Roy
DRUDGE: AL FRANKEN
BACK AT #1 NYT -- KNOCKS OFF O'REILLY AFTER ONE WEEK IN 10/19/03 LIST...
The Clown guilty of child porn
agreed to be paddled in exchange for rent
keeps job after molesting 12-year-old girl
The 2004 political calendar is front-loaded with key presidential primaries.
This means the Democratic candidate for president could be decided by
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