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FTC sends warning letters to companies advertising their CBD-infused products as treatments for serious diseases

As part of its regular monitoring of health-related advertising claims, the Federal Trade Commission today sent warning letters to three companies that sell oils,...

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to provide free tuition for students with household income under $75,000

Beginning in the next academic year, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will provide free tuition and cover mandatory fees for qualifying students...

Big Tex gets new boots for this year’s fair || Regional news

Everyone's favorite giant cowboy will be sporting a new pair of boots this year at the fair. Earlier today, the State Fair of Texas unveiled...

T. Boone Pickens, legendary oil tycoon dies at 91

T. Boone Pickens was a legendary oil tycoon known for his colorful personality and generous donations to worthy causes. Born in a small town...

‘We failed as an agency’: Texas prison officials admit violating court order on air conditioned units for inmates

Days after a federal judge threatened to jail Texas prison officials for violating a settlement agreement to put some inmates in air-conditioned housing, the...

Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Patriot Day

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019, marks the 18-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon,...

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame nominations accepted through Nov. 1

Photo: Stock image The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to freshwater fishing...

Gov. Abbott issues eight executive orders in response to El Paso and Odessa shootings

From Texas Governor Greg Abbott's proclamation:On Aug. 3, 2019, a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso and injured dozens more in a despicable...

It’s Facebook official, Dating is here || Facebook Dating launches in the United States

Facebook Dating makes it easier to find love through what you like — helping you start meaningful relationships through things you have in common,...

Google and YouTube will pay record $170 million for alleged violations of children’s privacy law

Google LLC and its subsidiary YouTube, LLC will pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission and the New...

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