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Texas A&M student leaders have rejected a bill critical of the current system of allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition. The Student Senate earlier this month endorsed a bill that condemned allowing illegal immigrants to pay the same tuition rates as Texans. The...
Is part of this $12.29 million yours? The Internal Revenue Service wants to know. The income tax agency has more than $12 million in undelivered refunds to 9,820 Texans. The IRS wants them to have their money. A total of 624 San Antonians, among 662 Bexar County residents, have...
The 33-year-old woman suffered from bulimia, anorexia and drug addiction. Her psychiatrist, Dr. Wayne C. Jones of Richardson , prescribed stimulants, antidepressants, anti-psychotics and a drug used to treat a thyroid condition. After the woman died of an overdose, a suicide,...
Coal-fired power plants in Texas are responsible for dozens of bad air days in neighboring states each year, according to a new analysis released by an environmental group Tuesday. The study, produced by the Sierra Club, attributes as many as 64 days with harmful levels of smog...
A military officer who heard from more than two dozen soldiers wounded during last year's deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage issued an initial recommendation Tuesday about whether an Army psychiatrist should stand trial in the attack. But the military is not releasing the report...
The protective bubble that shielded public schools from the full force of Texas' budget crisis has evaporated. School districts are being told they should expect to get an estimated $3 billion to $5 billion less in the next two-year budget as lawmakers begin wrestling with a $24...
The decision about whether an architect of Bush-era interrogation tactics will keep his license as a psychologist is in the hands of a Texas government agency. A complaint against James E. Mitchell is now before the Texas State Board of Psychologists , alleging that he violated...
Going home for the holidays may mean paying the year's highest price for gasoline. The national average for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline on Monday was just 3 cents shy of $2.92 a gallon, the 2010 high set in May. Analysts expect prices to continue creeping upward before...
Forty years ago, the thought of granite counter tops, marble floors and indoor basketball gyms at Houston mosques seemed unthinkable. But after decades of growth, the Muslim community is expanding and building new facilities at an unprecedented pace, with features and amenities...