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One Dallas I-S-D mom says things are so out of control at one middle school, she has no choice but to take her child out. LaShundra Meadows says she reached her breaking point after police pepper-sprayed students at Dade Middle School. “I want my daughter out of the school so...
For going on seven years we have learned three things about President Obama: 1) He loves the poor so much he continues to create more of them. 2) He loves the poor so much he does everything in his power to keep them poor. 3) He doesn’t see the opposition as loyal, but as bad...
This weekend while addressing the 2015 graduation class of Tuskegee University, first lady Michelle Obama said as the first African-American first lady, she has had to deal with “questions and speculations, conversations sometimes rooted in the fears and misperceptions of others...
Prepare to slow down some more. Central Texas officials Monday approved a 25-year, $35.1 billion transportation plan for the area that, despite a goal of mitigating the city’s road congestions with $4.3 billion to improve Interstate 35 and $13.5 billion to expand and operate bus...
Gov. Greg Abbott warmed up his bill-signing pen on Monday, approving a measure ensuring that some high school seniors who fail to pass state exams can seek an alternate route to graduation. "The goal of the Texas public education system should be to ensure all students who...
The mother of a Brackenridge High School student is seeking justice for her daughter after the girl was dragged into a school fight the mother said she had nothing to do with. Elizabeth Martinez believes her daughter, Emily, was assaulted during a lunchroom brawl more than a...
Eyewitness News has obtained a new audio recording, shedding more light on how much physical labor Yates High School students can do to make up for lost class time. Multiple Yates students and parents tell Eyewitness News janitorial work should not take the place of classroom...
A Subway sandwich worker who hailed the murders of two Mississippi police officers on social media faced a fierce online backlash Sunday — and got canned from her job. Sierra (C-Babi) Mccurdy wrote on Facebook, “2 police officers was shot in Hattiesburg tonight!” according to...
The battle between mobile phone application-based businesses and state regulators fired up again this week, when the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles asked an Austin-based company that uses a mobile application as its platform to stop operating until its drivers prove they are...