'I could never live in Texas. This is Austin.' — A four-day getaway to the capital city.
With a Texas-size shiny, red boot kicking up its heel on the roof, Allens Boots was hard to miss. Inside were more than 10,000 pairs of cowboy boots, silver belt buckles ranging from merely shiny to massive statement and stack after stack of Stetson hats.
South Texas school board gives Exxon $1.2 billion tax break
Minneapolis Star Tribune
PORTLAND, Texas — A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9.3 billion petrochemical plant within its district along the Texas Gulf Coast. The six ...
Longhorns launch '4ever Texas' campaign
The Longhorns launched '4ever Texas,' a program for developing Texas football players, on Wednesday with the help of the NFL's Ray Farmer. Farmer, the former general manager of the Cleveland Browns, kicked off the campaign by speaking with the ...
Texas judge sued to halt courtroom prayers by chaplains
WILLIS, Texas — A group promoting separation of church and state has sued a Texas judge who lets volunteer chaplains of various faiths say prayers in court before daily proceedings. The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed the federal lawsuit ...
March Madness: Why this Sweet 16 Michigan team makes zero basketball sense
March 23, 2017 3:12pm EDT March 23, 2017 2:14pm EDT There are a couple of numbers behind Michigan's 2016-17 season that really do qualify as March Madness. Michigan Mo Wagner FTR ...
Michigan woman wins second large Michigan Lottery prize in 2017
A Michigan Lottery player who racked up two big wins in less than three months is ready to claim the title of luckiest woman in Jackson County. The player, who chose to remain anonymous, won $60,000 playing VIP Black online Tuesday. In January, she won ...
Flags to Be Lowered in Michigan to Honor Air Force Captain
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — Flags will be lowered to half-staff on Friday in Michigan to honor an Air Force captain who was one of three service members killed in a plane crash during a training flight in New Mexico. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan ...
Grand Rapids region is fastest-growing in Michigan, latest Census numbers show
GRAND RAPIDS -- A vibrant urban core, affordable housing and a booming job market are helping to make metro Grand Rapids the fastest-growing region in Michigan, according to Right Place, the region's economic development agency. Kent County grew ...