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Texas Supreme Court says plastic grocery bag ban is illegal

The Texas Supreme Court Friday morning upheld an appeals court ruling that the ban on plastic grocery bags in Laredo is illegal. By extension,...
Prosper High School Assistant Principal

Prosper HS assistant principal suspended for role in cover-up scheme

A third administrator has been suspended by the state in connection with a plot to cover up an alleged sexual advance made by a...
Houston livestock show and rodeo

Rodeo retreats on promise to provide sex assault settlements, cop costs

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials said on Monday they would make public details about security costs, as well as potential settlements for sexual assault...

UT settles discrimination lawsuit by former track coach

The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a champion former track coach. Bev Kearney, who took...
Uresti divorce

Sen. Carlos Uresti announces resignation

State Sen. Carlos Uresti announced his resignation from the Senate today in letters posted on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, exactly one week before...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston Rodeo loses open records fight

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo lost its bid Friday to keep its financial records from public view, after a ruling by Harris County...
Trustees Robert Glaser (center) and Dave Wilson (right) speak with Chancellor Cesar Maldonado at a college event

HCC probe results: more trustee transparency, control over trustee/employee talks

A long-awaited list of recommendations designed to tighten the procurement rules of Houston Community College was presented to trustees last week. The proposals range...
Dallas employee

Dallas employee who steered $800K to friend finally fired

The city of Dallas employee who allegedly steered over $800,000 in federal contracts to a long time friend has been terminated after being on...
SNAP

Jobs galore in Texas, yet food program continues like it’s a...

Texas’ unemployment rate, hovering around 4 percent for the past eight months, is the lowest it has been in 40 years. In April, the...