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House speaker wants ballooning appraisals probed Web Posted: 06/07/2006 12:00 AM CDT Gary Scharrer Express-News Austin Bureau House Speaker Tom Craddick wants Gov. Rick Perry to form a special commission to look for answers to soaring property appraisals. "Members are screaming...
Teacher's Aide, Student Fight Over Custody Of Child Ruling Expected Wednesday POSTED: 5:03 pm CDT June 6, 2006 UPDATED: 5:48 pm CDT June 6, 2006 HOUSTON -- A former teacher's aide who had a child with a 13-year-old student was in court Tuesday in a custody fight over the couple'...
Story Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News Associate Press WASHINGTON - President Bush rallied support Monday for a ban on gay marriage as the Senate opened a volatile, election-year debate on a constitutional amendment to prohibit same-sex weddings. "Our policies should aim to...
Story Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News Associated Press WASHINGTON – A small plane was intercepted by two F-16 jets after it flew into restricted airspace Monday evening, authorities said. The single-engine Cessna-182 was intercepted 22 miles northeast of Reagan National...
Story Courtesy of The Houston Chronicle By Eric Berger As evidence documenting the increasing heft of school-age children mounted during the past decade, Texas passed laws requiring more physical activity and less junk food in schools, especially for the youngest students...
Story Courtesy of The Houston Chronicle By Janet Elliott AUSTIN - Monday was the day that Kinky got serious. ADVERTISEMENT Independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman, best known for his satire and cigar, took his first halting steps toward dispelling the rap that he isn'...
Story Courtesy of The Houston Chronicle Melanie Markley The Bush administration's plan to make Medicaid applicants show proof of U.S. citizenship will have little impact on illegal immigrants because few of them apply for the low-income health benefit, Houston immigrant...
Story Courtesy of The Houston Chronicle By David Ellison New Orleans native Cathy Lewis believes that Hurricane Katrina, which sent her packing to Houston, has opened a door for her. ADVERTISEMENT In early fall, she and her daughter, Jamara Keller, 16, will move into their three...
Story Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News By Bill Marvel Those drivers stuck bumper-to-bumper on Interstate 35 who suddenly lose it, screaming at other drivers and pounding the wheel, may be experiencing more than just anger. They may be suffering from intermittent explosive...