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Starting today, the sides of four Fort Worth city buses will bear this message: "Millions of Americans are Good Without God." Their sponsor, the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason, says it's only coincidence that the atheist-themed ads will debut during Christmas season. They...
Under a recent proposal floated for a new drinking-and-driving offense, those who enjoy a glass or two of wine while out at dinner might find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they decided to drive home — even if their blood alcohol is below the 0.08 legal intoxication...
Former San Antonio Police Officer David Seaton became a convicted felon Monday after jurors in his high-profile trial found him guilty of recklessly causing a high-speed crash that killed a colleague. Seaton, 45, who had been with the San Antonio Police Department for two years...
Our nation's $14 trillion debt comes to about $45,000 for every man, woman, and child. Later this week, a presidential commission will release its findings on how to reduce that deficit which could include cuts to some of the signature, celebrated programs of President Lyndon...
Gov. Rick Perry's office wants a member of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund's advisory committee to consider resigning in the wake of a Texas Rangers investigation into a stock deal. Austin entrepreneur William E. Morrow "has been asked to evaluate whether his continued...
They cut themselves, abuse drugs or alcohol, threaten suicide, disrupt classes. Many don't learn that they suffer from mental illness until they land in the juvenile justice system. Early intervention and easy access to care are critical in keeping mentally ill youths in school...
A group of hunger strikers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are staging a rally Monday at 3 p.m. the San Antonio office of U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, located at 3133 General Hudnell Dr., to urge Hutchison, R-Texas, to pass the DREAM Act. The law would provide a...
In what is arguably the climax to more than three years of lawsuits, grand jury indictments, legislation, allegations of corruption, congressional hearings, reforms and resignations at the Pedernales Electric Cooperative not to mention newspaper stories detailing it all the...
The Han Yang Market is one of the only places in Austin where you'll find aisles of Korean groceries and headlines in Hangul, the distinctive Korean alphabet. The news, streaming to a computer at the cash register, is about the escalating tension between North and South Korea. “...