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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' top education official is set to address the State Board of Education meeting. Education Commissioner Michael Williams will kick off the board's three-day meeting on Wednesday. His comments come two weeks after he told a state Senate committee that he...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Democratic lawmaker is proposing that Texas repeal an anti-gay law overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2003. El Paso Sen. Jose Rodriguez is expected to lay out his measure before the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Wednesday. The Texas Legislature...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas college students would have to take six hours of comprehensive American or Texas history to earn their degrees under a bill scheduled for a hearing by a House panel. Freshman Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, a Southlake Republican, filed his bill in March...
DALLAS (AP) - Parts of North Texas are forecast to see thunderstorms, hail and the possibility of an isolated tornado late Wednesday and into Thursday. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth said Wednesday that areas north of Interstate 20 could see thunderstorms Wednesday...
A Humble private school teacher accused of fondling a student has been charged with indecency with a child, but is denying the allegations by saying she’s prejudiced. The incident allegedly happened on March 1 inside a classroom at Northwest Preparatory Academy, which is located...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will be back in court for another preliminary hearing - just six weeks before his military trial is set to begin. A military judge is to consider Tuesday allowing certain evidence...
DALLAS (AP) - A 74-year-old passenger who broke several ribs in a deadly bus crash near Dallas has sued the company operating the vehicle. An attorney for Charlotte Reed of Fort Worth filed a negligence lawsuit Monday in Dallas naming Cardinal Coach Lines Inc. of Mansfield. Bus...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force has moved the military trial of an instructor allegedly involved in a sex scandal at South Texas base to Mississippi. Col. Polly Kenny, spokeswoman for the Air Force on the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland case, says the trial is being held...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The University of Texas Tower bells will be played to honor victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Junior music major Austin Ferguson says he'll perform Tuesday afternoon. The tribute comes a day after the bombings in Boston left at least three people dead...