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There was a large crowd Monday night at the “Trans Texas Corridor” public hearing in Georgetown. That's where citizens overwhelmingly slammed Governor Perry’s vision for a massive network of highways, rail and pipelines extending from Oklahoma to Mexico. "I don't like the...
A 35-year-old career military man from Fort Worth has died in Iraq from enemy fire. The Army has announced the death of Captain Blake H- Russell. The soldier with the 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell in Kentucky was killed Saturday. He was a graduate of Fort Worth'...
A Harris County jury has begun a second day of deliberations in the Houston capital murder retrial of Andrea Yates. They're deliberating whether the Houston woman knew that her admitted drowning of her five children in her family's bathtub in 2001 was wrong. Yates is on trial in...
Mr. Dowd is coming on to discuss his involvement with HotSoup.com. From HotSoup.com: Hotsoup.com is the first online community that joins Opinion Drivers from across the spectrum. The community connects well-known influencers from the worlds of politics, business, entertainment...
From the Consulate web site: Asher Yarden assumed his duties in February 2006 as Consul General of Israel to the Southwest, based in Houston. For the last six years, he served as the Director of the Diplomatic and Civil Law Department in the Legal Division at the Ministry of...
Robin Wright and Scott Wilson THE WASHINGTON POST On an unannounced trip to ravaged Beirut, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice outlined a plan Monday to deploy an international force, possibly led by NATO, in a buffer zone just inside Lebanon for 60 to 90 days, after which it...
Ben Wear AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Some Austin City Council members want to join a growing number of other Texas cities in using cameras to catch red-light runners. Council Members Jennifer Kim, Lee Leffingwell and Mike Martinez are seeking a vote Thursday that would ask City...
JOHN W. GONZALEZ Houston Chronicle The California-based Minuteman Project, which strongly opposes illegal immigration, has targeted Texas for a two-month border watch operation, officials said Monday. The group and its affiliate, Texas Minutemen, will muster members and...
HELEN ERIKSEN Houston Chronicle KATY - Katy school officials will pay $40,000 to an elementary teacher wrongfully fired over a disciplinary incident in exchange for her leaving the district. Monday's unanimous decision by the school board to pay Jennifer Silva ended a battle...