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Documentary Screening: “A Fragile Trust”
“A Fragile Trust” is a documentary that tells the story of how Jayson Blair, a journalist at The New York Times, became known as the most infamous serial plagiarist of the modern era. A free screening of the documentary will be at 6 p.m...
Heartbleed Hit List: Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
This has been a big news story for the past day or so: an encryption flaw (basically, a "hole" in the security of some websites) called the "Heartbleed" bug has been discovered. The initial reports I heard made it sound like you needed to change ALL of your website passwords; but…
4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting
Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Publication Names H-E-B ‘America’s Best Grocery Store’
It's something we Texans know, and of which we are proud. Now, a highly-respected business publication has confirmed: when it comes to grocery stores, no other chain can beat H-E-B! These three letters are synonymous with a great, fresh grocery shopping experience throughout the Lone Star state…
Accident at SXSW Claims 2 Lives
South by Southwest is a huge event and a great opportunity for musicians to be seen and heard by industry professionals every year in Austin. Now tragedy has cast a pall over the festive atmosphere.
Patriotism Is Alive And Well In Texas
This is yet another reason I am proud to now call Texas my home! In Cypress, TX (near Houston), during the pledge of allegiance and moment of silence that opened Friday’s school day at Cy-Fair High School. Groundskeeper Clayton Allen Jr. set aside his equipment to honor the moment and a teacher took…
Sailor Dad Surprises Cheerleader Daughter
I have to admit, I have a soft spot in my heart for videos of service men and women returning home from deployments into the waiting arms of their families. The long periods of separation are so difficult for all involved, which makes their homecoming celebrations something we--as a grateful nation-…
Special Delivery From The Girl Scouts Cookies Lady
We had a special in-studio guest this morning, as Kelly Trevino, Director of Marketing for the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas stopped by for a visit...and she brought COOKIES!
The annual Girl Scouts Cookies sale is in full swing, right now through February 23rd...
Folk Legend Pete Seeger Dead at 94
Pete Seeger says he lost his heart to the banjo when he was just a teenager. It happened at a mountain dance festival in North Carolina. It was the mid '30s, and he was with his father. “There was a kind of honesty in country music that I didn't find in pop music,” he would say later. The moment ins…
Playtex Pacifier Recall Issued
Attention parents of pacifier-sucking babies: Playtex has announced a recall of more than a million pacifier holders, due to a choking hazard. The Associated Press reports that the problem with the pacifier holders concerns the clips that allow the holder to be attached to other items.
Triple Murder Suspect Apprehended in Schulenburg
This is just scary. It just goes to show you never know who you're dealing with or who is driving along beside you on the highway or even the street on which you live.
Area law enforcement officers arrested New York City triple homicide suspect Miguel Mejia-Ramos on Monday night as his cellphone…

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