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Add another piece of disputed turf to the Texas vs. Oklahoma rivalry. This time, it's your car bumper. Texas' plan to sell a freshly designed Boomer Sooner license plate to OU fans has generated an outcry from Lone Star partisans. Or, in license plate lingo: WEHATEU. A Texas...
A special treat is in store for some returning military members and it will all take place this Saturday at the Backyard outdoor music venue. It's the Hill Country Rock and Ride benefitting Heroes Night Out. http://www.kvue.com/news/Heroes-Night-Out-100969279.html
A former NASA contractor who used to be responsible for the maintenance of astronaut flight suits has pleaded guilty to stealing a suit with the name patch of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Calvin Dale Smith, 56, a Clear Lake City resident, pleaded guilty Tuesday...
In the late summer heat, the teenagers gathered in the large concrete spillway that's the main water depository for the 19th Street Dam — and a favorite spot of graffiti taggers. Some of those taggers were among the group. Police had arrested four of them for spray painting here...
State investigators find another case of abuse at Austin’s State Supported Living Center. It’s a story the Nightbeat first reported last week. Monday the victim’s mom told KVUE it appears the abuse went unreported for 12 hours. Stephanie Powell said her son Corey Baker may be 17...
A Republican state representative from Garland who frequently rails against the evils of runaway government spending admitted Monday that he has pocketed thousands of dollars in taxpayer money for travel expenses that his campaign had already paid for. State Rep. Joe Driver,...
The University Health System board voted Monday to ask for a 3.8 percent increase in the district's property tax rate, adding about $13 in taxes to the average home next year if its value stays the same. The recommended rate of 27.62 cents per $100 value of property, an increase...
When Lawrence Ahearne was arrested on his eighth charge of driving while intoxicated, attorney Charlie Humphreys was blunt: "Are you ready for another trip to prison?" In April, Ahearne, 58, went to court in Dallas County to hear his punishment for hitting a car driven by a...
From East Texas, every baby looks like a future terrorist. At least, that's what U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, has described lately, warning Congress and CNN viewers that foreign terrorists are sending pregnant women to this country so their babies can be "raised and coddled...