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LaVerne Bruce

...description, as she not only had a good life, but a life that was well lived. She was born on August 2, 1924 in Miami, Texas, a small town in the panhandle of Texas. She was the eldest of the three daughters of Thelma Corse Berry and Ewell Berry...
Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies

...Police said alcohol contributed to his fall that caused head injuries.Two fans died at major league games in 2011.In Texas, a man fell about 20 feet to the ground beyond the outfield fence trying to catch a baseball tossed his way by Rangers outfielder...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...year for a second.2014 - Kenny Hill breaks Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28. Hill, in his first career start, finishes 44 of 60 with three touchdowns. Hill's...
Rodney walks in winning run as Rangers top Mariners 4-3

...Fernando Rodney walked him with the bases loaded to force home the winning run on Monday night with one out. That gave Texas a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners. He also had a pair of RBI doubles.His five errorless chances in the field included...
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Health law sign-ups growing; uninsured rate falls's big coverage push began at the end of 2013. States that embraced the Medicaid expansion saw bigger declines.Texas, a bastion of political opposition to the law, was the only state with more than 20 percent of its residents uninsured the...
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Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

HEMPSTEAD, Texas - A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman...
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Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...celebrated his 26th birthday Sunday.Other things to know from Sunday:NEON BRIGHT: Wearing a bright bow in her hair, Texas A&M's Shamier Little became the first to win the 400 hurdles nationals and NCAA championships in the same season since...
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Today In Sports History for June 11

...Ruler on Ice takes over under Jose Valdivia Jr. to win by three-quarters of a length ahead of Stay Thirsty.2011 - Texas A&M sweeps the men's and women's titles at the NCAA outdoor championships, becoming the first school to post dual...
Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

...president's desk."Earlier Thursday, senators rejected a series of amendments, including one from Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a GOP presidential candidate, that would have eliminated federal testing mandates and given states more say in how students...
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Becoming Alaskan: The hardest part of getting help is asking for it

...As we made our way out, our conversation picked up from earlier discussion of the store owner's move to Alaska from Texas a year and a half ago."One thing I've noticed so far: You can't offer to help Alaskans," he said. "You can only...


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