Thursday Dec 5
Southwest Farm Press
New aphid poses threat to gain sorghum
Grain sorghum farmers should be aware of a possible new threat to production in parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
Abbott Setting Sights on Education Policy Debate
Attorney General Greg Abbott will spend most of the next month talking about education, signaling that he won't cede any ground on the issue to state Sen. Wendy Davis , who is making her support of public schools a calling card in the governor's race.
Trial date set in Texas for '88 slaying of Minnedosa snowbirds
A man who faces charges in the killing of a Minnedosa couple who were wintering in Texas more than a quarter century ago will start his trial early in the new year.
Health law helpers finding more luck on HealthCare.gov
Healthcare workers assisting people to sign up for insurance on the HealthCare.gov marketplace on Monday told Reuters they had noticed improvement in the problem-plagued website.
UT regents approve nearly $200 million for new Valley university
The University of Texas System board of regents unanimously approved a whopping $265.6 million allocation from a public endowment on Thursday, $196 million of which will help construct a new UT university in the Rio Grande Valley.
The Austin Chronicle
Alamo Aftermath: A Texas Revolution Operetta
You've probably already caught the brief running time in the heading above. Alamo Aftermath: A Texas Revolution Operetta could well be the shortest theatrical production performed by adults that I've ever attended, but its duration would be just right for the kinds of venues to which it seems particularly suited: history museums, elementary and ... (more)