AUSTIN (AP) — A massive looming shortfall in Texas' health insurance program for retired teachers is getting plugged through an emergency spending bill moving toward the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott....

April 1, 2015 - 4:20pm

Seminole Independent School District has named Gary Laramore as the lone finalist for superintendent of schools. Laramore was approved as the lone finalist by a unanimous vote from the Seminole Board of Trustees on March 31.

April 1, 2015 - 1:49pm

The Museum of Texas Tech will hold docent training from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, and 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in the Kline Room of the museum, 3301 Fourth St. No reservations are needed, and the sessions are free.

April 1, 2015 - 9:50am

Two educators have established the Jim and Robbie Walker Family Scholarship Endowment to assist South Plains College education majors. Jim Walker is currently vice president for academic affairs at SPC.

April 1, 2015 - 12:22am

AUSTIN - The first state budget under Gov.

April 1, 2015 - 12:21am

WASHINGTON - Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay back the money.

April 1, 2015 - 12:12am

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March 31, 2015 - 3:43pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume. The "debt strike" senti...

March 31, 2015 - 10:20am

AUSTIN (AP) - The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to rating public schools statewide by letter grades A through F. The proposal passed 20-10 Monday would issue grades based on student standardized test scores.

March 31, 2015 - 12:13am

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder....

March 28, 2015 - 6:44pm