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Pictured are, seated, Jerry Miller and Lynn Miller Ricks, and standing, Jimmy Lester, Camy Crouse, Perry Crouse and Alicia Lester.
It is a message that reflects the pinch of the teacher shortage in a state where 80,000 new students enter the public school system each year - and the thriving business that has grown up around it.
An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.
Robert Otteson, 53, had been jailed in Dakota County since Aug. 11, when local police and Texas authorities arrested him in connection with a 1983 killing outside of Dallas that had been a cold case for decades.
The impending revocation of funding to an East Texas charter school, is leaving some parents angry their children can't get the kind of education they want them to have.
Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.
ISIS offered to swap James Foley for 'Lady Al Qaeda': Terrorists wanted return of MIT-educated neuroscientist caught with plans for dirty bomb, Ebola and chemical weapon 'that spared children' Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock ... (more)
Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.
An American doctor who contracted Ebola treating victims of the deadly virus in Liberia has recovered and will be discharged on Thursday by the Atlanta hospital that treated him with an experimental drug, his charity said.
A Beaumont preacher known as the "Pistol Packing Pastor" will have to surrender his concealed handgun licenses after taking a plea deal on a marijuana charge.
Texas Governor Rick Perry a possible presidential candidate in 2016 was indicted by a grand jury in the Lone Star State last week on charges of abuse of power and coercion.
Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea The potential 2016 presidential candidate entered his plea in a Travis County court filing Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VGwwJ3 AUSTIN, TX - AUGUST 19: In this handout provided by the Travis County Sheriffs Office, Texas Gov. Rick Perry poses for a mug shot photo after turning ... (more)
A former first-grade teacher in South Texas caught with more than 1,100 sexually explicit images of children has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.
A convicted felon on the Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in North Texas.
New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 02:36 am
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