Posted: Jan 28, 2014 6:00 AM
Updated: Jan 28, 2014 6:01 AM
HOUSTON (AP) Officials in Southeast Texas are preparing for icy conditions as a cold front could bring sleet, freezing rain and possibly snow. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the Houston, Austin and San Antonio areas until midday Tuesday. The Houston Independent School District and schools in Beaumont, Galveston and Fort Bend canceled classes Tuesday due to the threat of inclement weather. Government offices, buildings and courts in Houston, Harris and Galveston counties also will be closed.
(Information in the following story is from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com )
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Investigators are trying to identify the body of a man discovered Monday afternoon near Interstate 37 in San Antonio. No preliminary cause of death was immediately released. Authorities have ordered an autopsy.
WASHINGTON (AP) A report says the nation's college and university endowments had strong growth last year. An analysis released Tuesday by the National Association of College and University Business officers and Commonfund used data from 835 institutions. Among endowments, the highest performer was Harvard University with $32 billion. That was followed by Yale University, $21 billion; University of Texas System, $20 billion; Stanford University, $19 billion; and Princeton University with $18 billion.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Unions for flight attendants at American Airlines and US Airways say they have a deal with company management that could result in both groups of workers being governed by a single labor contract by early 2015. US Airways employees will begin voting in the next 10 days whether to become members of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants. APFA represents cabin crew members at Fort Worth-based American. The carriers merged last month to form American Airlines Group Inc..