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La Vernia, Texas revived triumphantly four years after corrupt school board voted out

Parents and students from a small friendly town in Texas woke up Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12, 2013 to experience meaningful lessons about ethics, honesty and…


Chubby Checker at 75, ‘I still like to rock’

“Don’t speak of me in the past tense,” 75-year-old Chubby Checker said in a solid tone. “I still like to rock.” TIP JAR Options. Thank…


Trump trade negotiations with China directly impact your personal safety

Soon after President Donald Trump’s remarks to the joint members of Congress on Feb. 28, critics and mainstream media tore into his comments on fair…


President Trump’s first 50 days includes the immigration policy wisdom of Barbara Jordan

There is great wisdom in learning about our heroes. The first woman elected to Congress from Texas and the first Southern African-American ever elected to…


Trump’s new Executive Order reveals dangers to national security

President Donald Trump’s “Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States” signed on Monday offers new information not highlighted in…


Former postal employee convicted of soliciting bribes during election

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Son of Sen. Tim Kaine arrested for disrupting pro-Trump rally in State Capitol

Linwood “Woody” Michael Kaine, the 24-year-old son of United State Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate, was arrested Saturday as he attempted to disrupt a…


Daylight Saving Time: Ten Top Tips to Survive

The daylight saving time change of March 12, 2017 means most of us will spring forward and advance our clocks one hour. This means an…


Biggest train robbery in history loot still buried in Texas

For 93 years, tens of thousands of dollars left over from one of the biggest train robberies in history, has laid buried somewhere northwest of…


San Antonio mayoral candidate Manuel Medina offers a comprehensive blueprint to represent all citizens

There is a new and charismatic candidate for mayor of San Antonio making his mark throughout the city with an impressive promise to unite conservatives…


Diners and cafes are as American as Elvis Presley, Mickey Mouse and apple pie

Cafés, restaurants, drive-ins and diners, are deeply embedded in American culture and life. Tourists and fans still flock to one of the oldest cafes in…


The truth behind the mysterious ‘secret code’ on each Whataburger ketchup package exposed

Not too many days go by when a customer or two doesn’t ask Jack Mooney about the mysterious tiny number on ketchup packages. The 18-year-old…