‘Midnight, Texas’: Nestor Carbonell, Jaime Ray Newman & Josh Kelly To Recur On Season 2

Based on the best-selling book series by Charlaine Harris, Midnight, Texas, stars François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Arielle Kebbel, Jason Lewis and Peter Mensah. Carbonell and Newman will recur as Kai and Patience Lucero, respectively, the owners of Midnight’s new hotel. Their sudden arrival in town causes a stir and has the Midnighters suspicious about…

Texas Jobless Rate for June 4 Percent, Same as US Figure

The Texas unemployment rate improved to 4 percent during June to mirror the nationwide jobless figure. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced last month’s statewide jobless figure compares to 4.1 percent in May. The U.S. unemployment rate in May had reached an 18-year low at 3.8 percent before rising during June. TWC officials say…

Texas Youth Football Association doubles down on tackling safety

Efforts to make football as safe as possible around Texas at the youth level took a leap forward earlier this month. The Texas Youth Football Association, the largest independent youth league in the state, and Shadowman Sports agreed to a partnership that will enable TYFA coaches to train using the drills and tackling products developed…

At Texas border, joy and chaos as U.S. reunites migrant families

LOS FRESNOS, Texas (Reuters) – Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge. But his client – a mother who had been separated from her child by immigration authorities after they crossed the…

Texas Smashes 1925 Heat Record as Power Prices Surge on Demand

North Texas smashed a 93-year-old daily heat record Thursday, with the mercury climbing to 108 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. “Delay walking your dog until sunset” during the heat wave, the National Weather Service said in a message posted on Twitter. “Our infrared thermometer measured 136 degrees this afternoon on the sidewalk. These temperatures…

Century-Old Burials of 95 Convict Slaves Uncovered in Texas

Ninety-five unmarked graves have been uncovered at a former sugar farm in the suburbs of Houston, Texas. This week, archaeologists announced that the century-old burials likely belong to African Americans who were forced to work on plantations through the state’s convict-leasing system when slavery ended. “We believe based on land use and the materials that…

Analysis: Winning an election without money is hard. It’s hard to win with money, too.

Democrats challenging Republican incumbents are doing pretty well this year on the campaign finance front. It’s very hard to win a big political race without that kind of success. But money alone is not the key to victory. ollowing the March primaries and May runoffs, the November ballot is largely set. Texas hasn’t elected a Democrat statewide since…

Scorpions hiding in homes for relief from Texas heat

Officials are warning about venomous critters that could also be looking for relief from the heat—inside your home. Texas Park and Wildlife officials say scorpions are invading people’s homes as they try to keep cool during this week’s 100-plus degree temperatures. They recently shared a picture from Austin of a scorpion mom carrying her babies…