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DALLAS (AP) - The nonprofit organization behind public television's "Sesame Street" is to launch a new early-childhood literacy program in Dallas. Sesame Workshop has scheduled the launch of "Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day" in Dallas on Friday. TAhis multimedia outreach...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University System regents are honoring a man who has been called "the father of the modern Texas A&M University." On Friday, regents will take a building on the A&M campus already named for former Gov. John Connally and rename...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child a month after he was fired as a Fort Worth firefighter. 29-year-old Marquis Duriel Washington was charged Wednesday with aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14. A woman told...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Cargill Cattle Feeders says an ongoing drought is forcing it to close its feedlot facility in Lockney. The feedlot will wrap up operations this summer - though no exact date has been specified. The facility northeast of downtown Lubbock employs about 45...
DALLAS (AP) - The North Texas Tollway Authority is cutting the cost of opening an account, offering drivers "starter" tags for $20 instead of regular ones that cost double that. With the new accounts, drivers will have their credit or debit cards charged $20 when their account...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - And here we thought bacon cotton candy was pushing the pork-product envelope. Fans at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth will be able to get a bacon-infused milkshake at the Texas 500 Nascar races coming Oct. 31. The new creation follows in the...
DALLAS (AP) - A rocking chair used by President John F. Kennedy in the White House is going on display in New York City. The chair is part of a collection of Kennedy memorabilia Heritage Auctions will offer Nov. 23 in Dallas. The display, which also includes two flags that hung...
DALLAS (AP) - A group of Texas school districts is moving ahead with its effort to come up with a new way to evaluate students, even after a major setback. Members of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium will meet Thursday in Dallas. The consortium supports an...
MISSION BEND, Texas (AP) - Authorities are seeking a fake police officer who flashed a badge and three other gunmen after a home invasion near Houston left one person slightly hurt. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday did not immediately provide additional details...