Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005-
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TOPIC 12:38 p.m. TODAY
Vets angry over Bush plan to charge co-pay at VA President Bush wants military veterans of at least modest means to pay $250 a year just to get in the door for VA medical care, and vets like Al Marlowe of Houston are furious about it.
linked to drug given to troops
Insurance relief eludes Texas homeowners Texas homeowners continue to pay among the highest insurance rates in the nation. And an examination of home insurance rates released by the state Monday indicates that promised decreases for many policyholders have yet to materialize.
Boxing reality show contestant kills himself A contestant in "The Contender" a new NBC reality series about boxing scheduled to start next month, committed suicide yesterday in Philadelphia
Restrictions on matches and lighters vex airports Congress voted last year to prohibit passengers from bringing lighters and matches aboard commercial airplanes for security reasons, but figuring out how to institute the change has become more complicated.
Officials claim FBI on lone wolf missions abroad The FBI is conducting intelligence operations abroad without notifying colleagues at the CIA and State Department, current and former government officials say.
Paper rejects man's Valentine's Day message to wife Every Feb. 14 for the past 28 years, Rory Gillespie has placed a love note to his wife in the newspaper classified section. This year he wrote: "Boopsie, We may have our heads in the clouds and our feets in the dirt, but I'll keep buying you houses and cars just to lift up your skirt."
Dog in a log (with photo)
Boy, 3, joins Mensa IQ 137