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Dewhurst speech backing guest worker program removed from official website AUSTIN — The text of a 5-year-old speech by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in which he supported work visas for illegal immigrants, has disappeared from his official website ... North and South and I support a guest worker program for those here today illegally. 07/11/2012 - 4:08 pm | View Link
GOP whistling past the end of America An election almost as important as the presidential election will be held next Tuesday, and conservatives aren’t making a big deal of it, just as they didn’t make a fuss over the 2008 Minnesota Senate election as Al Franken stole it from under their ... 05/30/2012 - 10:35 am | View Link
TX-Gov: Kinky's racist tendencies Yet on September 9, 2006, Guillermo X. Garcia with the San Antonio Express-News Staff reported on a question-and-answer session with Kinky and directly quoted him: In answer to a question, Friedman said the comments do not indicate that he holds racist ... 09/24/2006 - 5:44 pm | View Link
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Zimbabwean wildlife authorities say they have suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area favored by hunters following the killing of a lion popular with tourists.
The National Parks and Wildlife Authority said Saturday that bow and arrow hunts have also been suspended unless they are approved by the authority's director.
The authority says it is also investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal.
A century after the teenage Louis Armstrong's first pro gig at a honky-tonk, an exhibit about the jazz singer and trumpeter's complicated relationship with his hometown is opening in a state museum in New Orleans' French Quarter.
They include photographs of notebook pages in which Armstrong tells of a racist radio announcer who refused to introduce him in 1931, during his first trip back to New Orleans since he left for Chicago's music world in 1922.
Armstrong wrote that when his manager told him about the refusal, he told the band, "Give me a big chord.
Flash flooding has led to the suspension of all Rail Runner train service this weekend.
Transportation officials say that flash flooding washed out tracks north of Algodones on Friday evening.
They say about 100 feet of track on the bridge at Arroyo Maria Chavez are impacted.
Rio Metro Regional Transit District spokeswoman Augusta Meyers says crews are working to re-stabilize the tracks so commuter service can resume Monday.
Roughly 100 commuters who were on remaining northbound and southbound trains Friday night had to be taken by bus between Santa Fe and Bernalillo Stations.
The flash flooding has also led to the postponement of Saturday's Rails, Trails, and Ales Brew Tour kick-off event.
The governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent testing for viruses in Rio's Olympic waters after an Associated Press investigation showed a serious health risk to athletes competing in venues rife with raw sewage.