City School District eyes 2.9% tax-levy increase

As of the April 11 Garland Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting, the school district will officially become a District of Innovation. Those three seats are now held by Board President Paul Abbott and board members Shelly Leathers ... More..

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Colorado closer to allow medical pot for PTSD
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Colorado closer to allow medical pot for PTSD

Patients will be able to access the treatment in different forms, including: pills, oils, creams, ointments, gels, tinctures, and liquid. Currently, the acceptable conditions for medical marijuana use are: canc...More..

Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

A couple from Shropshire have been describing how gold coins worth a fortune were found inside a piano they donated to a local school. "As soon as I started lifting out the keys, I thought, uh-uh, what's this...More..

In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

Motorists have been warned to expect traffic and public transport disruptions in Sydney's CBD and the lower north shore in coming days during the visit of US Vice President Mike Pence and his family. "That is t...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Missing student found with teacher in California

Court papers filed recently in the girl's disappearance said she was afraid of the teacher and thought she would face repercussions at school if she resisted him. Cummins' wife advised that Cummins had purpor...More..

Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino has our taste buds confused
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino has our taste buds confused

But maybe you already knew that a Frappuccino wasn't going to be a remotely healthful choice - mythical creature or not. "Here for a few days only: The flavor-changing, color-changing, totally not-made-up Un...More..

Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever

The victim's grandmother, Sharon Pankey, told reporters after the ruling that she hoped to warn the public of the dangers of owning a rat through this case. According to Gomez, PetCo sells pet rats knowing...More..

Analysts At Barclays Capital Retained Ferrexpo PLC (LON:FXPO) As Underweight
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Analysts At Barclays Capital Retained Ferrexpo PLC (LON:FXPO) As Underweight

It has a 15.22 P/E ratio . Fruth Mngmt holds 13,442 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Advisors Asset Management Inc. owns 188,832 shares or 0.06% of their USA portfolio. Senior plc (LON:SNR) has declined 9.11%...More..

Celta Vigo-United, Ajax-Lyon in Europa League semifinals
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Celta Vigo-United, Ajax-Lyon in Europa League semifinals

Celta Vigo were the only side to secure their spot in the final four in regular time thanks to a 1-1 draw away to Genk , going through 4-3 on aggregate. Mourinho is sweating over the fitness of Marcos Rojo and...More..

Teacher filled Cialis scrip before 'kidnapping' teen student
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Teacher filled Cialis scrip before 'kidnapping' teen student

An acting US attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex. His wife of more than 30 years, J...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Economist explainsThe French presidential election

A deadly shooting occurred at Paris' iconic boulevard, Champs-Élysées, late on Thursday leaving a policeman dead, and three others injured. Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche!, or On...More..

An actual flying vehicle to actually go on sale
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

An actual flying vehicle to actually go on sale

AeroMobil unveiled the final, commercial design for its flying vehicle at the supercar show Top Marques Monaco on Thursday. So, how does the flying vehicle work? Several companies are working on flying...More..

The World's Weirdest Mammal Keeps Surprising Scientists
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

The World's Weirdest Mammal Keeps Surprising Scientists

The scientists described the naked mole-rats' unusual metabolism as an adaptation for living in their oxygen-poor burrows. The likelihood of finding a root goes up, and naked mole-rats are very community mind...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chris Pratt Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Turning to her son, Anna said: "We were so anxious during that month when you wanted to come out and see the sun". "Psalm 126:3 "The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy". On the wa...More..

World Health Organization urges action over growing hepatitis epidemic
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

World Health Organization urges action over growing hepatitis epidemic

The agency presented a report on the regional spread of hepatitis "B" and "C", two types of the virus that cause almost all hepatitis deaths around the world. Infants born to untreated hepatitis B mothers c...More..

Feds Pledge $485 Million To Combat Opioid Crisis
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Feds Pledge $485 Million To Combat Opioid Crisis

The federal government is providing states almost half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at confronting the opioid epidemic, which Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price des...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

K Palaniswami faction forms panel to hold talks with Panneerselvam camp

While demands of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation in former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa death are rife, Sasikala Natarajan's nephew has threatened to release controversial vide...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump talks immigration, ISIS alongside Italian prime minister

On Thursday, both China and Russian Federation were part of a unanimous U.N. Security Council resolution condemning North Korea's recent attempt to launch a ballistic missile, demanding it conduct no further nu...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Tad Cummins Now In Federal Custody

He said the pair gave their names as "John" and "Joanna" and explained that they needed money for gas, food and a place to stay. "My neighbor noticed the vehicle didn't have a license plate and there was a gi...More..

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

Presently, codeine is approved to treat pain and cough - including as a frequent ingredient in prescription cough syrups - and tramadol is approved to treat pain. Children's bodies tend to process opioids mor...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

More toll roads are likely in Indiana's future

House Speaker Brian Bosma says Senate Republicans have agreed to slowly shift all fuel sales taxes, but he says the cigarette tax is dead due to overwhelmingly opposition in the Senate. "I congratulate state la...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

UK MPs back Theresa May's call for election

Three weekend opinion polls put the Conservatives about 20 points ahead of Labour, while Britain second female prime minister also has strong personal support. She told Mr Webb: "It is unlikely, if I look at ...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Starbucks Barista Serves Up Viral Unicorn Frappucino Rant

That's not to say that millennials, generation X, baby boomers and the silent generation won't want to buy a unicorn Frappuccino, however. Similar to the Starbucks frappuccino, there is no coffee in Sweet Fr...More..

2 held for helping Indian doctor perform genital mutilation in US
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

2 held for helping Indian doctor perform genital mutilation in US

A complaint filed in Michigan's Eastern District Court claimed that Fakhruddin and Farida Attar, along with Nagarwala "and others known and unknown", were members of a "conspiracy to commit FGM". On April 10, 2...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Google Plans Ad Blocking Feature for Chrome

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal , that's exactly what Google has in mind. Google is now under severe fire from companies threatening to take their businesses away because of the extremist a...More..

Colorado rejects attempt to ban pot churches
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Colorado rejects attempt to ban pot churches

While proponents of legal marijuana say it will curb the criminal black market, Brohl said IL should consider not allowing citizens to grow pot privately. The NY-T's reports that Terry Garrett , a cannabis ana...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

Coulter was slated to speak at the University of California, Berkeley next week after the Berkeley College Republicans invited her. Neither Coulter nor UC Berkeley had addressed the issue on Twitter by 1 p.m....More..

Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks is only offering the sweet and fruity tasting drink until Sunday. Kelly Woodford, another hair stylist from Winnipeg, Canada also gave her client a Unicorn Frappuccino-inspired hair color. Coming...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Trump has directed a National Security Council-led interagency review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that will evaluate whether suspension of sanctions related to Iran pursuant to the JCPOA is vital ...More..

Will there be another vote on health care next week?
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Will there be another vote on health care next week?

The deal , brokered between House Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Tuesday Group co-chairman Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.), would allow states to get waivers eliminating the so-called community ratin...More..

Tennessee student found safe, teacher arrested in California
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Tennessee student found safe, teacher arrested in California

Cummins also faces one count of sexual contact with a minor from an incident that allegedly happened earlier this year. The agency said it worked tirelessly for the past five weeks, investigating more tha...More..

Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

The former Georgia Secretary of State is most infamous for being forced to resign from the Susan G. Komen after seeking to cut funding to Planned Parenthood. The Kansas and Georgia races also serve notice tha...More..

Diet Soft Drinks Triple The Risk of Dementia
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Diet Soft Drinks Triple The Risk of Dementia

After adjusting for factors that could influence the results, such as age, sex, education, calorie intake, exercise and smoking, people who had at least one diet drink a day had an nearly three times increase...More..

Portland Metro Thursday Weather: Cloudy and cool with showers and possible thunderstorms
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Portland Metro Thursday Weather: Cloudy and cool with showers and possible thunderstorms

Patchy areas of fog this morning will give way to mostly sunny skies. Friday , showers coming to an end with a partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. North northeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Between a tent...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

California gunman to appear in court on murder count

Mark Gassett, 37 , of Fresno, had just picked up groceries at a Catholi. He says he joined the Nation of Islam and in 1995, when he was 17, he attended the Million Man March in D.C.as a lieutenant. "We are ...More..