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  • Suspended Aggie coaches learn ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of sexism

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M is steeped in tradition, but what the “Hullabaloo, Caneck, Caneck” is going on? The annual football Chalk Talk for Women is all about increasing gridiron knowledge and raising money for charity. It’s usually filled with sexual innuendo, but this time many women feel Assistant Coaches Jeff Banks and Jim Turner fumbled and crossed the line. Here’s a few snippets from the Coaches’ “Do’s and Don’ts” for pass blocking. “Spread them again. Get erect. Stay erect. Bang him […]

  • ‘Hill’ of a speech for Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA – Thursday night, Hillary Clinton made what some call, the speech of her life saying (among other things), “‘America is once again at a moment of reckoning. Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart.” Speaking of Trump, the Republican nominee called the speech “long” and “boring”. Regardless, it was a ground breaking day for women, as Clinton became the first female to accept the Presidential nomination. As the crowd chanted “Hillary! Hillary!” Chelsea Clinton told the nation how proud she is of […]

  • Microchip your pet for $5!

    HOUSTON –  Hot diggity dog! There’s a new way to protect your best friend. To celebrate Lost Pet Prevention Month, BARC, Houston’s Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care, is “throwing you a bone” from July 24-29, cutting the price of microchipping your pet to $5 dollars which is $20 off normal pricing. “Anyone with a pet should have a microchip  even if they don’t go outside a lot. If for some reason your pet gets out of your home or your […]

  • Who let the dogs out?

    HOUSTON-  All the dogs are out at the NRG Park for the Houston World Series of Dog Shows. Frankly, the whole place has “gone to the dogs”. You can find big dogs, little dogs, and everything in between. You can also see pure bred dogs competing for titles like Best in Show, as well as agility and fly ball contests. There’s something for every dog lover at the Dog Show. It’s tail waggin’ fun, and sure to leave everyone “dog […]

  • Lego Brick Fiesta builds a faithful following

    HOUSTON – Lego Brick Fiesta wrapped up its last day at the Westin Galleria. Grant Buck and his family came from Austin to enjoy the hundreds of Lego creations, including a 26-foot replica of the USS Missouri.  Daniel Siskind created the battleship and says it took about a half million Lego bricks. “You’re never too old to enjoy playing with Legos and for me the building is playing not the finished product.” This whole event might sound like kid’s stuff, but […]

  • Free HIV testing today in Texas City and Galveston

    TEXAS CITY –  Listen up folks, we’ve got some news that can save your life! June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. So the Galveston County Health District is offering free HIV and syphilis testing to men and women, no matter where they live. “Anytime it’s connected to something like sex, there’s people going to have a stigma about it, but they need to get over that. They need to get in, they need to get tested and they need to know […]

  • Celebrating Father’s Day geek-style at Comicpalooza

    HOUSTON- The final day of Comicpalooza was packed with dads and kids celebrating Father’s Day. Thousands of fans showed up at the George R. Brown Convention Center decked out in costumes of their favorite characters from The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Spiderman and Game of Thrones to name just a few.  There’s nothin’ like pop culture to bond a family.  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!

  • Social media backlash over Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s tweet

    AUSTIN, TX –  As Americans woke up Sunday to the news of mass murders at a gay nightclub in Orlando, they took to twitter to share their feelings.  Presidential “wannabe’s” Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did the same, but many thought Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s tweet was off-the-charts inappropriate, using this Bible verse, “Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.” Hatred comes in a lot of shapes and sizes but it’s a […]

  • Summer jobs hard to find in Houston

    HOUSTON – Hey, what`s the deal with teenagers avoiding summer jobs? We`re talkin` about teens between 16 and 19 years old who are NOT working this summer.  Back in the old days, that`s the 70s and 80s, more than half of the teens in the country worked summer jobs. This year only 156,000 jobs were filled which is down 14% from last year. And this isn`t a new trend, it`s been going on for decades according to analysis from career gurus at Challenger, Gray […]