The Jeff Ward Show

A bill is expected to be filed Friday to allow for nine Las Vegas-style casinos to operate on or near the Texas coast with revenue going directly to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, the troubled insurer of last resort for coastal Texans. “Casino gambling in Texas...
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon national fraternity said Thursday it was investigating claims that chapters in Louisiana and Texas sang the racist chant sung by members of the University of Oklahoma chapter on a now-infamous video. Also Thursday, University of Oklahoma President David...
The list of guests booked for “Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” weeklong Austin visit includes some of the usual suspects – and a few surprises, too. The ABC late-night show will originate from the Long Center for the Performing Arts Monday through Friday next week. Tickets for the nightly...
Colorado's booming marijuana economy saw pot businesses generate a record amount in tax in January 2015. Much of this money is earmarked to be spent on the state's public schools. Data from Colorado's Department of Revenue shows that the Retail Marijuana Excise Tax, which is set...
State Rep. Matt Krause (pictured) has filed a new version of a resolution, abandoned earlier this week by fellow Republican Rep. Jason Villalba, that seeks to amend the Texas Constitution to prohibit state and local governments from restricting the free exercise of religion “in...
Do you text late into the night and reach for your phone as soon as you wake up? Many adults now spend more hours of the day using laptops and phones than they do asleep, a survey has revealed. People spend an average of 8 hours 21 minutes sleeping a day – but spend an average...
The University of Texas is investigating claims on social media that members of UT-Austin’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity sang a racist song similar to the one that has led to the closure of the fraternity’s house at Oklahoma University. The UT dean of students, Soncia Reagins-...
John Mcclain of the Houston Chronicle reported last Monday that Johnson and his agent were given permission to seek a trade from the Texans. Last Wednesday, Johnson's agent told ProFootball Talk that he asked the Texans to release Johnson. By asking for his release, Johnson...
Ride-hailing app Uber, under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities, pledged in a blog post to sign up one million female drivers globally by 2020. The ride service did not provide comparable figures for how many women drivers are on the...