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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 23, 2023 07:33 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Legislators should use $33 billion surplus to meet state needs Property tax cuts helpful to many, but state has other needs, too As public policy dilemmas go, it’s not a bad one to have. ...

Boeing ordered to be arraigned on charge in Max crashes

Jan. 19, 2023 17:43 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Boeing Co. to be arraigned on a felony charge stemming from crashes of two 737 Max jets, a ruling that threatens to unravel an agreement Boeing negotiated to avoid prosecution. The ruling by a judge in Texas came after relatives of some of...

Man gets 60 years in prison in slaying of Fort Worth officer

Jan. 17, 2023 19:49 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty in the 2018 fatal shooting of a Fort Worth police officer, prosecutors said. Samuel Mayfield, 37, pleaded guilty to a murder charge in the slaying of Garrett Hull, an officer who was...

American Airlines boosts outlook after busy holiday season

Jan. 12, 2023 18:16 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines raised its forecast of fourth-quarter revenue and profit Thursday, boosted by higher fares and full planes capped off with a busy holiday travel period. American earned $1.12 to $1.17 per share in the fourth quarter, nearly double its previous...

A year later, Texas synagogue hostages cope, carry on

Jan. 12, 2023 09:01 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A year ago, Jeff Cohen and three others survived a hostage standoff at their Reform Jewish synagogue in this Fort Worth suburb. Their trauma did not disappear, though, with the FBI’s killing of the pistol-wielding captor, 44-year-old British national...

OSHA: American retaliated against workers who reported fumes

Jan. 05, 2023 15:18 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines will contest a small fine that it faces after federal officials ruled the airline retaliated against flight attendants who complained about jet fuel fumes seeping into airplane cabins. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 26, 2022 13:29 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. December 22, 2022. Editorial: Andrea Yates, Andre Thomas show the injustice of death penalty in Texas Capital murder cases of two mentally ill killers had much different outcomes Are Andre Thomas and Andrea Yates so different? ...

Officer gets nearly 12 years for killing Atatiana Jefferson

Dec. 20, 2022 18:46 PM EST

A former Texas police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson through a rear window of her home in 2019 was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 12 years in prison for his manslaughter conviction. Aaron Dean, 38, had faced up to 20 years in prison, but jurors also had the option of...

At Hanukkah event, Biden condemns 'venom' of antisemitism

Dec. 19, 2022 22:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday expressed alarm about growing antisemitism in the United States and around the globe and vowed to fight back against the scourge. Speaking to guests gathered for a Hanukkah reception at the White House, Biden said “silence is...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 19, 2022 15:19 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. December 18, 2022. Editorial: Ken Paxton’s privacy invasion on transgender Texans We should all be worried about his big state data dive. Normally when we worry about big government surveilling its own people, it’s a hostile...