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In many developed countries, the youngest generation in the workforce has a significantly higher instance of achievement in higher education than the oldest generation. That’s not the case in Texas. Even in El Paso businessman Woodley "Wo ody" Hunt ’s rosiest projections, if...
Houstonians may not have had the final word on the city's red light camera program, which voters rejected in a Nov. 2 referendum. A lawsuit filed by the city grew more complicated Tuesday when opponents of the devices attempted to intervene in litigation between the city and...
After spending a night in jail, 16 college students and community activists continued pushing for passage of a youth immigration measure Tuesday, holding rallies and vigils and continuing a three-week hunger strike to ratchet up pressure on lawmakers. The activists were arrested...
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...
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. “...