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  1. Supporters of imprisoned 'Lady al Qaida' want proof she's aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | McClatchy

    Aafia Siddiqui, a U.S.-trained scientist known as "Lady al Qaida," is serving 86 years in a Fort Worth, Texas, federal prison for shooting at U.S. Army officers and FBI agents who were interrogating her in 2010 in Pakistan for her alleged involvement in terrorist efforts against the U.S. A New York jury in 2010 found her guilty of attempted murder and assault. "We believe only by having an independent medical evaluation can the world be assured that she is alive and well," Siddiqui lawyer Stephen Downs said this week at a news conference in Washington.


  2. Online lenders seek customers in need; advocates warn of risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | McClatchy

    "Every day is a fight to beat the odds, to get ahead of what life throws at you," intones a deep-voiced announcer as the "Rocky" theme music plays and Stallone, playing the boxer in the 1979 movie "Rocky II," jabs the air with his fist. "Now there's a new way to borrow the money you need fast – without having to use a payday loan."


  3. Repo data collection kicks up a controversy in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | McClatchy

    ATLANTA_Add this to the ever-growing list of ways our information is being tracked and even commoditized: Repo men armed with sophisticated cameras are collecting details on the whereabouts of our cars, whether we are debtors or not. A Texas company selling the cameras to the repo businesses is marketing the data they collect to auto lending companies.


  4. United Way adopts schools to boost readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | McClatchy

    So when the United Way called up with an offer to donate a reading nook, books for students to keep and access to an entertaining reading website, the Fort Worth, Texas, principal jumped at the chance. United Way's new early reading program, Club Connect Adopt-a-School , rolled out nationwide this week after testing in Fort Worth, Miami and New Orleans.


  5. If immigrants win under Obama order, does someone have to lose?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | McClatchy

    And some might be harmed. So in heartland cities such as Fort Worth, Texas, and Kansas City, Mo., doubts linger about President Barack Obama's plans to grant work permits to more than 4 million immigrants living illegally in the United States. 497 comments

  6. Imam's rodeo prayer turns into Facebook dust-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | McClatchy

    For some faithful rodeo fans, though, the inclusion of a Muslim Imam in the mix has become a burr under the traditional saddle. The Stock Show's Facebook page lit up this week after Moujahed Bakhach of the Islamic Association of Tarrant County offered the public prayer at Sunday night's rodeo performance.


  7. Two Texas guests at the State of the UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | McClatchy

    U.S. Reps. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth and Roger Williams, R-Austin, who represent portions of Texas' Tarrant County, each invited a constituent as their guest to attend the State of the Union speech Tuesday night.


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