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As Texas teachers get back to work, many of them today around Austin, they're returning as their districts have just received an A-F letter grade. This is the first year the districts have been given the official grades, but Clay Robison with the Texas State Teachers Association...
Beginning September 17th, the only "emotional support animals" that will be allowed on any Southwest flights are dogs and cats, one per customer, and they must be on a leash at all times. Bloomberg's Mary Schlangerstein reports there has been a 150% increase in the number of...
(Credit: Texas Tech University System) Robert Duncan, a longtime West Texas lawmaker before serving as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System for the past four years, has announced his retirement. The 65-year-old chancellor had served 18 years as a state lawmaker, the...
A gun issued to Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez while she was Dallas County sheriff seven years ago wasn't returned and remains missing. The Dallas Morning News reports Valdez was given a 9mm Beretta pistol in 2011, when her gun of the same model...
If you're driving in San Marcos next Tuesday you might see school zone signs flashing. That's just for city crews to test the lights. No school zone speed limits will be enforced then. School starts in San Marcos August 27 and signs will be activated again then. Crews will also...
There’s a war of words between the two campaigns for Governor over when, where and how Governor Abbott and Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez will debate. The Abbott campaign claims the September 28th date has been agreed on. Valdez fired off a letter Thursday to Governor...
Parts of the Texas Hill Country are in a severe drought according to the newest map released today by the US Drought Monitor. Parts of Llano, Mason and Gillespie Counties are in an extreme drought. Travis, Hays, Williamson and Caldwell Counties are in a moderate drought with...
A report that a child died shortly after being released from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas has inflamed the debate over the detention of immigrant families. The American Immigration Lawyers Association said Wednesday that it had learned of the...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.65 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents more than last week and is 51 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major...