Posted: Oct 2, 2013 4:04 PM
Updated: Oct 2, 2013 4:04 PM
DALLAS (AP) All of the Dallas school district's 159,000 students will now get free breakfast and lunch after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it will no longer link the cost of meals to students' family income. The Dallas Morning News reports the district will become one of the nation's largest districts to provide both meals under the department's federally funded meal program.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) After 32 years, Texas men's athletic director DeLoss Dodds is calling it quits. School President Bill Powers says the search to find his replacement begins immediately and he's confident there will be plenty of top candidates. The hard part is finding the perfect combination of caretaker for a nearly $170 million department and strategic thinker.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson is going into private practice. Jefferson, who was the first black justice on the state's highest civil court, joined the law firm of what will now be called Alexander Dubose Jefferson and Townsend.
HOUSTON (AP) A woman in custody in the back of a Houston police car has been killed when the squad car collided with another vehicle. Authorities say the 21-year-old woman was ejected from the back seat of the police car when it was rammed before dawn today by another car that ran a red light near downtown Houston.