Thur Mar 16 2006
Hit count for 2005 was 24-million-plus
Today 11a-12p Jack the Tax Guy from O'Brien's Tax Service
Prom Shop Project (Austin, Dallas and - soon - San Antonio)
Volunteers collect, clean and provide formal dresses to students
who can't afford to buy them for prom and other special occasions.
Over 70% of the girls receiving dresses come from families that live
on less than $15,000.00 a year.
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Flare-ups bear down on Panhandle towns
Ferocious winds Wednesday afternoon led to flare-ups of two massive grass fires that have scorched an area larger than Rhode Island across the Texas Panhandle and have killed 11 people.
Texas counties among USA's fastest growing
Eleven Texas counties, including Comal and Kendall, were among the country's fastest growing, as of mid-2005
Metro area 'fringes' are booming
Americans continue their march away from congested and costly areas halfway through the decade, settling in more remote counties even if it means longer commutes
Comfort fire destroys old general store
Ingenhuett's had operated continuously since 1867
No free second count of votes
"..despite promises last week that free recounts would be available in Tarrant County, where a computer programming error counted some votes multiple times and boosted the final tally in both primaries by as much as 100,000 votes."
55% turnout in Duvall: election miracle or fraud?
Duval County's remarkable 55 percent voter turnout has caught the attention of the Texas Secretary of State's office after some residents alleged voter fraud.
Kinky campaigns in Fort Worth
Kinky Friedman says he and Willie Nelson were arguing over the invasion of Iraq, which Nelson opposed and Friedman initially supported. "I said, 'Look, Willie, the guy is a tyrannical bully, and we've got to take him out.' And Willie says, 'No, he's our president, and we've got to stand by him.'"
House Republicans fighting plan to restrict travel
A proposal to bar lawmakers temporarily from privately financed trips is generating resistance among House Republicans
Officer OK'd Abu Ghraib dog tactics
Top military intelligence official at Abu Ghraib says he wrongly endorsed using dogs in interrogations