Baylor demotes President Ken Starr, fires football coach Art Briles

Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints against players.

Grant to help veterans one of four in state

The $175,199 grant awarded to the Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team providing case management services to Denton County military veterans and their families is one of four awarded to organizations across the state as part of a pilot grant program. State Sen. Jane Nelson’s office announced Wednesday that the program, Texas Veterans + Family Alliance, was established by the senator, who authored Senate Bill 55.

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Carl Finch has spent the past 36 years bending the rules of polka with his band Brave Combo, even as he grew to love the folk music more than any other. Thirty-six years later, the International Polka Association has announced it will induct Finch into its Polka Hall of Fame.

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‘Medigap’ insurance covers what Medicare doesn’t

If you’re about to turn 65, you may be shopping soon for a health plan that covers the costs that traditional Medicare doesn’t.As welcome as Medicare’s health care coverage is, it does have its gaps. The...

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