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Joseph Rivers was hoping to hit it big. According to the Albuquerque Journal , the aspiring businessman from just outside of Detroit had pulled together $16,000 in seed money to fulfill a lifetime dream of starting a music video company. Last month, Rivers took the first step in...
A negligence lawsuit filed by a former Iowa high school football player who suffered a concussion and was allowed to return to practice won him an unprecedented payout of nearly $1million. Kacey Strough, 18, sustained a concussion in October 2012 and was allowed to continue...
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...