How Will Dropping Oil Prices Affect Property Investments in Texas?


In recent months, the United States has seen gas and oil prices drop significantly — one benefit of high oil production from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. But while many Americans have lauded the country’s

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University of Texas Researchers Discover New Way to Control Gene Therapy


The medical center at the University of Texas at Dallas is one of the foremost research facilities in the world, perhaps best known for their role in the creation of statin drugs. A lifesaving

Three Injured in Truck-SUV Collision on Highway 77


Three people were injured in a collision between a semi-truck and an SUV Monday afternoon in Waxahachie, TX. The accident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m on Highway 77 where it intersects with Dart Way. “This

Texas Prison Bus Crashes Into Moving Freight Train, Eight Inmates and Two Officers Killed


Recent traffic statistics show that there are about 30,800 fatal car crashes annually in the U.S. — but few crashes are as serious as the bus crash that occurred on a West Texas highway

Fire at San Antonio Senior Home Leaves Five Dead, 10 Injured, Dozens Missing and Hundreds Displaced


A fire at a senior living apartment building left five dead, 10 hospitalized and dozens unaccounted for in Castle Hills, a suburb of San Antonio. Approximately 150 firefighters from San Antonio, along with six fire

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The Kitchen of the Future is Here


The most popular home improvement project, at 69% of all remodels, a new kitchen makes a huge difference in the daily lives of its owners, according to the 2012 Remodeling Market Index. Remodeling the

Dwindling Texas Abortion Clinics Cause Activists to Mobilize


There were 41 abortion clinics in the state of Texas at the beginning of 2013. Today, a mere 17 of the state’s clinics remain open, after the state’s Republican-controlled legislature — which had already