Beto O’Rourke Crashes Gov. Abbott’s Press Conference, Confronts Him About Guns

Photo from ABC News. By Terrance Turner May 25, 2022 Today, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott held a press conference to address last night's deadly shooting in Uvalde, TX. At around 11:30 yesterday morning, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX (a town about 85 miles west of San Antonio) and opened fire, … Continue reading Beto O’Rourke Crashes Gov. Abbott’s Press Conference, Confronts Him About Guns

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Reform After Uvalde Shooting

By Terrance Turner May 24, 2022 At around 11:33 this morning, 19 children and at least two adults were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. 18-year-old Salvatore Ramos shot his own grandmother before crashing his car and then entering Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, a town about 85 miles west … Continue reading Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Reform After Uvalde Shooting

Deshaun Watson Suspended 6 Games For Violating NFL Conduct Policy

By Terrance Turner August 1, 2022 (first filed March 18; updated June 7) This story contains graphic details of sexual harassment and assault. Viewer discretion is advised. Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve a six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy following accusations of sexual misconduct, disciplinary officer and former federal judge Sue L. Robinson … Continue reading Deshaun Watson Suspended 6 Games For Violating NFL Conduct Policy

Gov. Abbott Sparks Outrage (Again) After Latest Move

By Terrance Turner Feb. 23, 2022 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent a letter to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services yesterday, directing the agency to conduct "prompt and thorough investigation" of what he called "gender-transitioning procedures" for transgender youth. The move comes just a day after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a … Continue reading Gov. Abbott Sparks Outrage (Again) After Latest Move

Texans Dominate Jaguars In Home Opener

By Terrance Turner Sept. 12, 2021 Today, the Houston Texans began their season at home against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars traveled to NRG Stadium in Houston. Interestingly, their home stadium is being used used by the New Orleans Saints. (The Saints are playing the Green Bay Packers in Jacksonville; the Saints cannot play in … Continue reading Texans Dominate Jaguars In Home Opener

Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

By Terrance Turner September 1, 2021 (updated Oct. 6) After the Supreme Court failed to act, a restrictive Texas abortion law has gone into effect. The law forbids abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, before expectant mothers are even aware of the pregnancy. It makes no exceptions for rape or incest. (Supposedly, six weeks is … Continue reading Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

Judge Lina Hidalgo Issues Mask Mandate For Harris County Schools; HISD Concurs

By Terrance Turner August 12, 2021 Harris County Judge LIna Hidalgo is issuing a mask mandate for all public and private schools (excluding religious institutions). "Effective immediately upon signing, the Local Health Authority for Harris County hereby imposes the following control measures on all public and non-religious private schools ('School System') offering instruction to students … Continue reading Judge Lina Hidalgo Issues Mask Mandate For Harris County Schools; HISD Concurs

“Hard Knocks” Premiere: Dallas Cowboys Bring “MOJO Moments” — And Plenty Of Curses

By Terrance Turner Aug. 10, 2021 "I love scars." In the opening of tonight's season premiere of "Hard Knocks", Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott displays the scars from his surgery last year. He opens up about losing his brother to suicide in April 2020 and his season-ending ankle injury on Oct. 11. Prescott says he … Continue reading “Hard Knocks” Premiere: Dallas Cowboys Bring “MOJO Moments” — And Plenty Of Curses

Gov. Abbott Bans Mask Mandates, Cuts Unemployment

Photo from the Texas Tribune. By Terrance Turner May 18, 2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today issued an executive order banning state governmental entities -- including cities, counties, school districts or officials -- from having mask mandates. Starting Friday, May 21, any government entity that tries to impose a mask mandate can face a fine … Continue reading Gov. Abbott Bans Mask Mandates, Cuts Unemployment

Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Open “100 Percent”

Photo courtesy of Twitter. By Terrance Turner March 2, 2021 (UPDATED March 3) Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott made a game-changing announcement. In remarks delivered live from Lubbock, Gov. Abbott touted the state's economy: "If Texas were its own country, it would still have the ninth largest economy in the world." But due to the … Continue reading Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Open “100 Percent”