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RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times Winning a Chevrolet Corvette is the stuff of dreams. In Maribel Nava Alvarez's case, it has been a nightmare. The former Little Village resident said officials with local radio station La Ley 107.9 FM and its parent company, Spanish Broadcasting...
ASSOCIATED PRESS The University of Texas is countering a jab from an Aggie business owner by taking him to court over his "saw em off" variation of the familiar Longhorn logo. The UT System Board of Regents claims in its lawsuit that Fadi Kalaouze's merchandise adorned with an...
TREBOR BANSTETTER STAR-TELEGRAM Passengers on an American Airlines flight that was stuck on the tarmac in Austin for nearly 10 hours last month are pushing for a national Passengers Bill of Rights to protect traveling consumers. The proposal would require airlines to return...
JAY PARSONS The Dallas Morning News The University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Texas at Dallas on Tuesday announced plans to guarantee free tuition for in-state undergraduate students with family incomes below $25,000. The two local schools join a University of...
ERICKA MELLON The Houston Chronicle The Houston Independent School District started doling out checks Tuesday to the teachers who earned the biggest bonuses for boosting student test scores. The day brought smiles and dreams of exotic vacations — plus worries that morale would...
Natasha Altamirano THE WASHINGTON TIMES Federal agents taking a break from an unrelated assignment yesterday arrested 24 illegal aliens at a Fells Point 7-Eleven after the men attempted to solicit "underground" employment from the agents. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
Lisa Sandberg SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Gov. Rick Perry to rocker Ted Nugent: "Give 'em hell." Nugent insisted Monday that the governor loved his inaugural ball performance last week and never criticized his decision to wear a shirt emblazoned with the Confederate battle flag...
RICHARD STEWART and ARMANDO VILLAFRANCA Houston Chronicle Brazoria Mayor Ken Corley wants offensive use of the "n-word" to be punishable by a fine of up to $500 in his town. "It's not a particular problem in Brazoria," Corley said, "but it's a national problem." Corley said he...
ABC News Much has been made of America's so-called religious divide, but few of the discussions and debates resemble Alexandra Pelosi's new film, "Friends of God." The HBO documentary shows the Rev. Ted Haggard, the former president of the National Association of Evangelicals,...