Posted: May 14, 2014 4:11 AM
Updated: May 14, 2014 4:11 AM
FRITCH, Texas (AP) Residents who were displaced by the Texas Panhandle's first major wildfire of the year will be able to return to their homes today. At least 156 structures have been destroyed by the fire. More than half of those structures were homes. No deaths or injuries have been reported.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall is returning to work after lawmakers this week found grounds to impeach him. UT System regents are meeting today to consider tuition hikes. It's the first board meeting since a bipartisan Texas House panel overwhelmingly voted Monday to pursue removing Hall as a regent.
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston City Council will vote today on a proposed ordinance to extend a city ban on discrimination to gay, lesbian and transgender citizens. The ordinance is similar to one approved last year in San Antonio. Opponents to the proposed ordinance say it would infringe on their religious liberties.
DALLAS (AP) Astronaut Alan Bean is offering artifacts at a Dallas auction that were with him when he walked on the moon. Items offered Wednesday by Heritage Auctions include a pen and scissors the Apollo 12 lunar module pilot used during his 1969 moonwalk. The items are part of the Heritage's space exploration auction.