| Jan 22, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Orlyn Oestereich lived the last 21 years of his life in Washington County and was well connected through his involvement in the American Legion. His wife Connie, said few people knew him by his first name, though.
Instead, he was known as "The Colonel,"...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 1:31 PM
The Texas Tribune
High school and college students from across Texas told lawmakers today they want more comprehensive sex education in public schools. The 60-plus students came to the Capitol as part of the Texas Freedom Network’s youth advocacy...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
HOUSTON -- Rice University scientists and their colleagues have found that when growing corn crops for ethanol, more means less.
A paper in the online edition of the American Chemical Society's journal Environmental Science and Technology shows how...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:46 PM
More than 600 students, faculty, family and friends filed into Bishop Lynch High School to mourn the loss of two teens who died in a tragic head-on collision. The school and community remember the teens' giving, athletic and vibrant spirits.
| Oct 21, 2011
Does the Bible make you a liberal?
OK, we'll wait a moment for your blood pressure to return to normal.
It does sound counter-intuitive, judging from the consistent, persistent right-of-center statements by people who call themselves "Bible-believing"...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Kathleen H. Cook
Kathy quietly passed away in the evening hours of October 16, 2011 at her home on the Balboa Peninsula. Her adoring husband remained by her side until the end.
She was born on November 20, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to Kathleen and Will...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:31 PM
As sales of violent video games go up, violent crimes go down. That's what University of Texas Arlington associate professor Michael Ward discovered in a recent study. The reason? Time.
Just about any afternoon in the lobby of UTA's Trinity House you'...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
In the spring, public school students in Midland will cross what until very recently was the political third rail of sex education. For the first time, they will be taught about contraception — and how to practice safe sex.
| Feb 15, 2012
Children living next to driveways or parking lots coated with coal tar are exposed to significantly higher doses of cancer-causing chemicals than those living near untreated asphalt, according to a study that raises new questions about commonly used...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 4:28 AM
NEW YORK -- Former President Bill Clinton has left the Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure, a close friend said Friday.
Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe said on CBS' "The Early Show" that Clinton had...
| Jan 9, 2009
Dallas County DA investigators returned to the scene of the shooting today. They are preparing an capital murder case against Charles Patrick Payne, who is accused of firing the shot that killed Dallas police officer Norman Smith.
Just after 6 o'clock...