Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

State Rep. Helen Giddings not running for re-election

State Rep. Helen Giddings, D-DeSoto, is retiring from the Texas House after 13 terms. “After much prayer, combined with careful and thoughtful deliberation with my family, I have decided not to seek re-election,” Giddings said in a statement Tues...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Several Black Caucus want John Conyers to resign

Those members are trying to ease his exit without trampling on his legacy during his 50-plus years in the House. Conyers, a Michigan Democrat, is the longest currently serving member of the House of Representatives. House Minority Leader Nancy P...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Trump reportedly reignites racist lie about Obama

President Donald Trump is reportedly reviving the racist “birther” conspiracy theory, which claims that President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States. Trump has been questioning Obama’s birth certificate in “closed-door conversations,”...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Strangest State: December 2017

Weird news from far-flung Texas. Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 5:13 pm CST Drue Wagner ROCKWALL COUNTY // Responding to a complaint that someone was hunting from a public road, a Texas game warden found three men standing next to a pickup truck. One of t...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

New non-profit helps Harvey victims rebuild

Afhley Lluvia, left, and her mother, Julia, remove clothing from their home which was destroyed by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Hurricane Harvey devastated thousan...