Posted: Feb 27, 2013 2:31 AM
Updated: Feb 27, 2013 2:31 AM
KOUNTZE, Texas (AP) Nearly all the people who spoke at last night's school board meeting in Kountze said the district should lift its ban on displaying religious messages on banners at sporting events. The board listened to comments for about 90 minutes but didn't take any action. Cheerleaders and the state attorney general say the ban violates the free speech rights of students.
DALLAS (AP) The parents of Eddie Ray Routh are thanking former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle for trying to help their son deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. Routh's mother hopes this month's gun range tragedy will somehow help others who need care. Routh is accused of killing Kyle and another man.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) The judicial corruption case involving Austin lawyer Marc Rosenthal could go to a jury in Corpus Christi today. Rosenthal is accused of bribing former state District Judge Abel Limas, who has already pleaded guilty to racketeering and awaits sentencing.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says America spends more on public education than any other country and yet about a third of students aren't ready for college when they graduate high school. He discussed education policy last night at a Texas Business Leadership Council dinner. Bush's son, George P., also spoke. He leaning toward a run for land commissioner in Texas.