Susan Hawk’s first-year struggles as Dallas County district attorney have been marked by her acknowledgment of mental illness and now a determined effort to get back on track.
We hold this truth to be self-evident: If Thomas Jefferson were judged by his American progeny solely by the way he treated his slaves, we’d denounce everything he stood for, shutter the University of Virginia, burn half the collection in the Library of Congress, pledge our allegiance to King George and give Louisiana back to the French.
The American Heart Association has teamed up with AT&T to provide Denton public schools with a CPR training kit that can be used to teach students, teachers and staff how to save a life during a campus emergency. The kits feature inflatable dummies to demonstrate CPR techniques.
Our state youth agencies are supposed to be rehabilitating these young people, not exposing them to more violence. Yet, twice in recent weeks, groups of youths housed at the Giddings State School, about 100 miles northwest of Houston, fought, climbed on roofs and broke windows.
The Mean Green’s football game against Portland State University last Saturday was supposed to be celebratory affair. It was homecoming 2015, and University of North Texas officials envisioned the weekend as a signature piece of its ongoing observance of the university’s 125th anniversary.