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Oct 1, 2018

Beto O'Rourke Sorry for 'Demeaning' 1991 Student Article

Beto O'Rourke Sorry for 'Demeaning' 1991 Student Article

Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke is apologizing for writing in Columbia University's student newspaper nearly 30 years ago that a Broadway musical featured actresses "whose only qualifications...

Oct 1, 2018

Can Wireless Challenge Cable for Home Internet Service?

Can Wireless Challenge Cable for Home Internet Service?

Cellular companies such as Verizon are looking to challenge traditional cable companies with residential internet service that promises to be ultra-fast, affordable and wireless.

Oct 1, 2018

Central Texas Student Excels in Science, Shares Learning Fun

Central Texas Student Excels in Science, Shares Learning Fun

An asteroid was named after a Midway Independent School District student after his success at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this summer.

Oct 1, 2018

Baylor Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann Plan to Merge

Baylor Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann Plan to Merge

Two major not-for-profit health care providers in Texas plan to merge with a goal of improved patient care and more cost-effective services.

Oct 1, 2018

Mosque in Victoria Rebuilt, Reopens With $1.1M Donations

Mosque in Victoria Rebuilt, Reopens With $1.1M Donations

A South Texas mosque that was torched early last year has reopened thanks to support from around the world and more than $1 million in donations.

Oct 1, 2018

Waco Surf Resort Tested After 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' Death

Waco Surf Resort Tested After 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' Death

Test results are expected later this week after a man who visited a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba," local health officials said Monday.

Sep 30, 2018

Houston Officials Halt Construction of 'Robot Brothel'

Houston Officials Halt Construction of 'Robot Brothel'

Houston city officials have ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to a Canadian company's plan to open a so-called "robot brothel" in the city.

Sep 28, 2018

Texas Governor's Race a Whisper as Senate Battle Steals Show

Texas Governor's Race a Whisper as Senate Battle Steals Show

A close U.S. Senate race in Texas has overshadowed Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's bid for a second term. Abbott on Friday night will face Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez in their only debate.

Sep 28, 2018

Anita Hill Struck by Kavanaugh's Anger Versus Accuser's Calm

Anita Hill Struck by Kavanaugh's Anger Versus Accuser's Calm

Anita Hill says one of the things that stood out to her from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's hearing was how his emotional and angry testimony compared to the calm words of the woman accusing him...

Sep 28, 2018

Artist Sues Val Kilmer Over Tumbleweed Sculptures

Artist Sues Val Kilmer Over Tumbleweed Sculptures

A Texas artist is suing Val Kilmer, saying the actor co-opted his work.

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