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550/KTSA 11am-1pm Central
Fri Nov 25 2005

It might rain for tonight's River Parade. It isn't often that the National Weather Service forecasts a 100% chance of rain-- but we can hope it'll wait until after the parade.

San Antonio River Parade route 2005

Bomber attacks U.S. toy giveaway in Iraq
A suicide attacker steered a car packed with explosives toward U.S. soldiers giving away toys to children outside a hospital in central Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 31 people. Almost all of the victims were women and children

GIs observe third Thanksgiving in Iraq

USA Today
Army recruiting, equipment take a beating
A series of Pentagon and congressional reports show the bill for worn-out equipment is climbing, recruiting is suffering and stress has become a serious occupational hazard for U.S. troops.

Sheehan scheduled on program today 1210pm
Lone Star Iconoclast
Cindy Sheehan returns to Crawford: Daniel Ellsberg arrested

email FEMA dreamer
Thought you might get a chuckle out of this (or become slightly ill...). Rather like buying a used car from Richard Nixon. If somebody gives this guy a permit to open a business he or she should be tarred and feathered. Only in America.
R. Jones

Michael Brown ex-FEMA headBrown to start emergency planning consulting business Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, heavily criticized for his agency's slow response to Hurricane Katrina, is starting a disaster preparedness consulting firm to help clients avoid the sort of errors that cost him his job.

New Orleans: "strange feeling that it's all men in town."
"I tell you what, if single women come down here, they'll find a lot of guys," said Giacona, 23. "Put my address," he added.


South Texas learned lessons from Rita
Officials in Port Lavaca, Corpus Christi and Victoria who issued evacuation orders for the first time said they'd do it again if presented the same kind of threat posed by Hurricane Rita.

Ten-Foot Poll on Gay Priest Restrictions---RESULT
posted 920a Wed 11/23 - 8a Fri 11/25/2005
Do you believe the church is using "a diversionary tactic" regarding its sex problems?
Total votes 166-

United announces plans Omaha-San Antonio flights

Online dating sites accused of deception

NM Gov. Bill Richardson admits he wasn't a pro baseball draft choice
Think the Swift Boat Vets may take a position on this?

Institution of marriage threatened as Elton John, partner plan civil union

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It will tell you where that web page really originates. But remember that fake EBay and Paypal and similar phishing web pages can have very authentic-looking URLs.

Woman who abandoned kittens told to spend night in woods alone

Beat speeding ticket by donating to prosecutor's fave charity



"The Bush administration has finally agreed to let the military build a forward base on the moon, which will put them in a better position to keep track of the goings and comings of the visitors from space, and to shoot at them, if they so decide."



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