This writer suggests that horse owners with thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby should donate to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, an organization that cares for race horses after their days as competitors end.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering the legality of the voting boundaries in Texas drawn by the Republican legislature after the 2010 census. Even if the justices rule that the Republican maps are illegal, they've been used in elections for seven years and they'll be redrawn after the 2020 census. So, Republicans have delayed a final decision and in the meantime won.
Students and parents at the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts are angry that staff and teachers have departed without explanation. The board overseeing the school says it can't legally discuss departures, but critics feel shut-out and say the changes are divisive and affecting education.
Students and parents associated with the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts are upset over the departure of teachers and staff. They blame school Superintendent and President Clint Riley for making changes in the middle of the school year without fully explaining them.
This Earth Day, let us each take a step that can place Texas on a path to greater sustainability and economic stability. Participate in the Texas Flood Assessment online survey, engage your local elected officials to voice your support for land conservation.
Among of the most frequent of citizen complaints in North Texas cities is the constant need to deal with the deteriorated conditions of older city streets. It doesn’t seem to matter that more money is spent on street work all the time.
It's not right that the cost of a college education is so steep that very few families can afford to pay the full tuition bill, but what is worse is that some families either have or are given the money.
In early 1989, when the country was still very ignorant and fearful of AIDS, Lou got a call from the White House. First lady Barbara Bush was planning to visit Grandma's House, a home for infants with AIDS.
The United Nations Security Council called an emergency meeting Friday to discuss Syria. President Trump noted that Americans usually unite during troubled times. A common enemy is helpful. What could be more unifying than World War III?
The population of the United States is getting older. This poses important challenges. In fact, the Census Bureau recently announced that it projects there will be more older people than children in the United States by 2035.
Please understand, though, that we are going to carry Cowtown with us, and so forgive us if every once in a while we cast a wistful eye to the north, let out a deep sigh, and exhale a “Foat Wuth, ah (still) luv yew” under our breaths.
Call me crazy, but when a local news station is required to have its anchor read propaganda created by its master — in this case Sinclair Broadcast Group — it is not to be taken seriously. Indeed, it is to be feared.
Privacy advocates have long fought to reduce reliance on the devices by law enforcement, saying they sweep up too much data. But techies have been warning for years that stingrays could be used by criminals and foreign governments
Video from the House's Chief of Staff shows the scuffle that broke out on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives on May 29. Protesters gathered inside the Texas State Capitol in protest of SB4, legislation that could ban sanctuary cities.