A small group of vitriolic hecklers and overt suspicion from one lawmaker greeted hundreds of Muslims who rallied Thursday during their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — the first time the event has drawn protesters.
Jim Vertuno Associated Press AUSTIN — Pushing to keep their issue at the forefront but promising to stay peaceful, gun rights activists rallied Monday at the Texas Capitol to support open carry of handguns without a license. The most notable sign of protest at the Open Carry Texas rally was
Republican Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday as Texas’ first new governor in more than 14 years, though he’s expected to keep the state’s conservative focus as he concentrates on border security, education and economic issues.
Four Baylor students were named winners Thursday in a Fox Sports University program competition that will utilize their marketing research and data for the network.
Local and state officials announced Wednesday that applications for financial assistance through the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) are now open.
Dozens of human brains seemed to be missing from a research lab at the University of Texas in Austin. One professor guessed students either pulled a Halloween prank or went looking for an odd home decoration in the form of formaldehyde-packed jars.
The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.
A panel of Texas lawmakers on Monday unanimously authorized spending another $86 million on the state’s law enforcement surge at the Mexico border, a move that will allow National Guard units to be gradually replaced by state troopers and surveillance technology.
The American Diabetes Association is making efforts to educate the public about the widespread disease during November.
Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion has joined forces with a Dallas nonprofit, faith-based organization to transform and improve at-risk communities in West Dallas.