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FOLLOWUP: LINKS PERTINENT TO THE NOON-HOUR STORY ABOUT THE TEXAS ANTI-SEX-TOY LAWS
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SF Chronicle story 12/16/2003
Texas housewife busted for hawking erotic toys

CNN.com story 2/11/2004
Texas mom faces trial for selling sex toys

BULLETIN: CHARGES QUIETLY DROPPED WITH NO ANNOUNCEMENT
1 BREAKING NEWS: Johnson County dismisses Webb sex-toy case
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After months in the national spotlight, the prosecution of a Burleson woman for selling sex toys ended quietly this week with judge's dismissal of the case at the county attorney's request, the Times-Review has learned.
2 Charges dropped against Texas woman who held sex toy 'Tupperware parties'

 

 

         
   
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Gov. Blow-dry makes pal's wife state's czar of fitness Pay for unposted job is $40,000 a year for 30-hour weeks, with work done from home At Gov. Rick Perry's request, state health officials reportedly have created a $40,000 fitness promotion job for the wife of a top-dollar lobbyist with close ties to the governor.

Terror in the Skies, Again? Thanks, Fredric H
"..an account of what happened during a domestic flight that one of our writers, Annie Jacobsen, took from Detroit to Los Angeles."

 

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Allawi shot inmates in cold blood Iyad Allawi, the new Prime Minister of Iraq, pulled a pistol and executed as many as six suspected insurgents at a Baghdad police station, just days before Washington handed control of the country to his interim government, according to two people who allege they witnessed the killings.

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MARTHA STEWART'S SENTENCE: 5 MONTHS IN JUG, 2 YEARS PROBATION, $30K FINE Her defense has 10 days to file an appeal
CNN: "Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia stock soars 20% after sentencing"
Statement 9:45 a.m. -- Today is a shameful day, shameful for me, shameful for my family ..."

 

Brad's Ten-Foot Poll on Flying Apples---RESULT
posted 855am-915pm Thur 7/15/2004
The media coverage of the Segovia-Galaviz apple tossing incident is
Way too much 162 70%
Just about right 39 17%
Not thorough enough 29 13%
Total votes 230

 


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Never Say Die - Illinois Times
"..Anyone who remembers the name Henry Lee Lucas can explain why the Texas Rangers would be gunshy about trusting supposed serial killers -- some turn out to be just notorious serial confessors."

Diane Fanning

(Author of "THROUGH THE WINDOW: The Terrifying True Story of Cross-Country Killer Tommy Lynn Sells"... who murdered Mary Bea Perez in San Antonio)


 

ANDY BOROWITZ
BUSH SEEKS BAN ON GAY MAKEOVERS
Angry Metrosexuals March on Washington President George W. Bush today said that he would seek a constitutional amendment banning so-called “queer eye” or gay makeovers in an effort to protect the institution of heterosexual makeovers in America.

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Experts debating case of Texas online open records Faced with a tradition of an open court process colliding with concerns over identity theft and privacy, media and legal experts in Texas are debating how much access the public should have to court records on the Internet.

Renaming of Jap Road center of debate in Fannett

Rumsfeld's blip on public radar may be fading Defense secretary is notably absent as election nears

 

Obesity to be covered by Medicare Health officials drop a long-held view that being overweight is not an illness. Several procedures that improve lives will be covered.

US won't turn over data for Iraq audits More than $1 billion worth of contracts were awarded to Halliburton and other firms without bidding, international auditors say.

CAPPS 2 airline passenger database scheme postponed The Bush administration has decided to scale back the debut of a vast airline passenger screening program until after the election.

Chinese produce new type of sub China's naval buildup has produced a new type of attack submarine that U.S. intelligence did not know was under construction, according to U.S. defense and intelligence officials.

 

The "parking meter fairy"

As the man in a pink curly wig, a lavender tutu and diaphanous angel wings skated along the streets of Miami's trendy Coconut Grove area, a woman sitting at a table asked him if he was a fairy of some sort.
"Yes," he replied, "I'm the parking meter fairy."

 

 

Austin American-Statesman
JOHN KELSO: Toll roads will hurt panhandlers

Penis-shot-off trial starts, suspect flees The victim said physicians sewed his penis back on. "But it still ain't right," he testified. "They told me I can't have kids. It's just not normal like it used to be."

Mechanic sucked into jet engine

Ignoring critics, Manila begins pulling troops from Iraq

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Creative editing in political ad "Reality is one thing, and what political ads make of it is another. This ad pitting Cheney's words against Edwards' is a case in point."
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