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  • Two Texans will play a big role in Trump impeachment trial

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — On Tuesday, when the Senate gavels in the formal start of the impeachment trial into President Donald Trump, two Texans will be front and center. Texas Democratic Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia is one of the seven House managers who will try to convince Senators to vote in favor of removing Trump from office. “I will be carrying not only the weight of my oath, but also our democracy,” says Garcia. “We’ll let the jurors decide, but we […]

  • ‘Turbo Joe’ gets moving with kitty wheelchair

    TIGARD, Ore. (KOIN) — A kitten in Tigard is getting around on two legs and a snazzy set of wheels thanks to a little help from his human friends. Now, he’s ready to find a permanent home. A good Samaritan found “Turbo Joe” last fall, noticing the kitten dragging himself by his front legs. It turned out that Joe had some sort of accident months earlier that paralyzed him from the waist down. He was taken to Meow Village, a […]

  • ‘White Only’ signs for sale at antiques store spark confrontation

    CORTEZ, Colo. (KDVR) – It’s tough to miss the Antique Corral on Highway 491 in Cortez. The shop is a bit of an antique itself, a popular store attracting tourists and others for several decades. However, the store’s shelves are also stocked with some controversy. “I was angry, confused, shocked and absolutely just dumbfounded,” Nicola Shanks told KDVR. Shanks was shopping at the store several months ago when she says she stumbled upon several signs she believes were racist in […]

  • Dwayne Johnson reveals cause of dad’s ‘quick’ death, thanks fans for support

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says he is “full of gratitude” for the love and support he’s received in the wake of his father’s death. The actor’s legendary pro-wrestling father, Rocky Johnson, passed away last week at age 75. The younger Johnson posted an almost eight-minute video Sunday on his official Instagram account in which he expressed his appreciation. View this post on Instagram My family and I thank you 🙏🏾♥️ Go hug your loved ones hard, while you still can. […]

  • Hidden History: Baseball’s George Stovey

    (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – One of baseball’s best African American pitchers lived in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. George Stovey’s stats are what baseball legends are made of, but he played in the late 1800’s, a time that put him in the shadows of the ballpark. If George Washington Stovey had been living today, he’d be a household name and a baseball player worth millions, but Stovey was born in Williamsport in 1866, an era when the color of his skin prevented him from playing […]

  • Pres. Trump rolls out new guidelines for prayer in school

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — The Trump Administration rolled out new guidelines Thursday afternoon to protect prayer in public schools. He also rolled back restrictions on religious groups who receive federal funding, saying if they’re treated differently than non-religious groups, that’s a form of discrimination. “Prayer in public school has always been an important part of our nation’s history,” according to Chase Windebank. Before Windebank graduated from his Colorado Springs High School, he took his own school to court. “We wound […]

  • Happy Birthday! Betty White turns 98

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — A Golden Girl gets another candle on her birthday cake. Betty white turns 98 years young today! The six-time Emmy winner told Parade magazine that the secret to a long life is to “accentuate the positive, not the negative,” according to CNN. As for her diet, she says her favorite items include vodka and hot dogs, “probably in that order.” White’s career has lasted more than seven decades with appearances on both the small and big screen.

  • Alyssa Nakken becomes first full-time female coach in MLB history

    Alyssa Nakken, a former softball star at Sacramento State, will join the San Francisco Giants coaching staff as the first female full-time assistant in Major League Baseball history. Giants Manager Gabe Kapler, who was hired in November, added Nakken and Mark Hallberg to his staff on Thursday, the team announced. Kapler said they will help build a winning culture in the clubhouse. “In every organization, environment affects performance, and baseball clubhouses are no different,” Kapler said. “That’s why in addition […]

  • 66,000 missing boxes of cookies leave central Texas Girl Scouts scrambling to fill orders

    by: Tom Miller AUSTIN (KXAN) — Girl Scout cookies went on sale in central Texas Wednesday, but only after troops and an army of volunteers scrambled to make sure most of them got here. When Girl Scout families went to pick up their boxes over the weekend to later sell, organizers realized 66,000 were missing. Girl Scouts of Central Texas CEO Paula Bookidis said the cookies were still sitting in warehouses, an issue blamed on the new delivery company. “There […]

  • World’s largest Snickers bar weighs in at over 2 tons in Waco

    WACO, Texas (KWKT) – The Guinness Book of World Records was at the Mars Wrigley plant in Waco on Thursday to declare its latest masterpiece: the biggest Snickers bar in the world. The bar weighs over 4,700 pounds and is 2 feet high and 26 inches wide. It is the size of 43,000 single size Snickers bars put together. “This is incredibly impressive,” says Guinness World Records adjudicator Michael Empric. “Some of my favorite record categories are big food because it […]

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