| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Texans are proud of a lot of things: their football, their barbecue, their history. So it goes without saying Texans are also proud of their accent. But new research out of the University of Texas at Austin says the Texas twang is fading away.
| May 18, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Stratford High School senior Mason Hurtte is known for hitting the perfect notes.
Hurtte has earned the nickname "Mr. Spartan" on campus, and for good reason.
"Mason exemplifies what we want a Spartan to be, and that is a student who is on his game...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 9:19 AM
A heavily armed gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, on Friday, July 20, killing at least 12 and wounding 38. Police arrested a suspect in theater's parking lot.
Here are some of the worst U.S. mass shootings since World War II....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:10 PM
At least not on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
The UT System Board of Regents made the UT flagship the fourth UT school to ban tobacco use.
That’s all tobacco use, son. That means you can’t smoke, dip or chew.
UT already had a...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married couples, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, speculating that legalizing same-sex marriage could reduce the disparities.
Studies have shown that...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown ought to cut his Texas brother, Rick Perry, a little slack.
Texas Gov. Perry arrived in the Golden State this week trolling for California businesses he could poach and carry home with him in his saddlebags. His trip here comes on the...
| Jan 27, 2013
United Way of Washington County
United Way of Washington County recently welcomed three new staff members.
Kathy Saxman has been named the director of community impact and investments. She began her new role Jan. 2.
Jennifer Marlatt is United Way&...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:25 AM
Free mulch offered to residents of Berkeley Co.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority is offering free mulch to Berkeley County residents during the holiday season.
Clint Hogbin, an official with the Berkeley County...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Yes Southern Cal is ranked number four in the nation and Wichita State is not ranked. But both teams are in the same situation when they take the court at Gregory Gym on the University of Texas campus on Friday. Win and advance to the volleyball version...
| Dec 25, 2012
The site where Michael Reese Hospital once stood isn't much to look at, just a 37-acre swath of overgrown land in Bronzeville, behind a shoddy chain-link fence.
Developers are itching to build a casino or perhaps a sports entertainment complex on the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Prudential Retirement announced that it has a new senior vice president and head of the company's Stable Value business, starting Monday.
Michael L. Davis, 46, will oversee "in-plan and third-party value product management," which means retirement...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The conventional wisdom regarding African-American slavery in the United States — that we all learned in school at some point, probably at a very young age – is that Abraham Lincoln, through victory in the Civil War and through the...