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Undercover Katy human-trafficking sting yields 47 arrests in 10 days

Dozens of people were arrested in an undercover, human-trafficking sting conducted in the Katy area last month, according to local law enforcement officials. Houston Police Department Sgt. John Wall said during a press conference Wednesday that 22 local, state and federal agencies partnered up for "Operation Tri Point" over the period of March 19-28 to […]

New King Rey Feo to be Crowned on Day 2 of Fiesta

Photo of a former King Rey Feo (Spectrum News) SAN ANTONIO — Day two of Fiesta marks the crowning of the 71st King Rey Feo. First King Rey Feo crowned in 1982 Program supports fundraising for scholarships The free event takes place Friday evening at Arneson Theater. At the crowning, people can meet members of […]

The ostriches who write Florida’s tax laws | Steve Bousquet

Year after year, the Legislature cobbles together a no-new-taxes budget that short-changes schools, public services and state workers. This year, lawmakers are following the same playbook. With three weeks to go in the legislative session, brace yourself for the usual bloviating from Tallahassee about how your politicians are giving generous and broad-based tax relief to […]

Drill, baby, drill — Puerto Rico the ‘country?’ — Legal squabbles and investigations — Mickey’s rebellion

Good Wednesday morning. Remember that time when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke zipped into the Tallahassee airport and told everyone that drilling in the coastal waters near Florida was “off the table.” Yeah, about that…. STUNT? — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called Zinke’s announcement back in early 2018 a “shameless public stunt” and raised questions […]

Godby flag football looks to grow on their trip to the Big Apple

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Ben Affleck Is Up for Appearing in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Despite Fallout with Kevin Smith

Ben Affleck is willing to put some beef aside to reboot a beloved movie franchise. Months after Kevin Smith opened up about his rumored fall-out with his former BFF, Affleck discussed potentially collaborating with the writer/director on the Jay and Silent Bob reboot that’s in the works. Asked if two beloved characters from other Smith […]

Legislature split on VISIT Florida, affordable housing money

The House and Senate are moving forward with different plans to fund the state’s tourism-marketing agency and affordable housing trusts, setting the stage for budget negotiations. State Sen. Travis Hutson, who chairs the Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Committee, published a budget Wednesday that funds VISIT Florida at $50 million. On Tuesday, Hutson’s House […]

Clinton Kelly Reveals the Hardest Thing About Hosting Spring Baking Championship… and It May Surprise You

People.com Clinton Kelly Reveals the Hardest Thing About Hosting Spring Baking Championship… and It May Surprise You Catch "Spring Baking Championship" Monday March 18th on Food Network at 9PM ET. PEOPLE Now airs live, Monday through Friday, from the Meredith offices in New York City. Catch PEOPLE Now every weekday at 12:00 p.m. ET/9 a.m. […]

KKR poaches Goldman Asia investment banking chair Richdale

Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid HONG KONG (Reuters) – KKR & Co Inc has poached Kate Richdale, Goldman Sachs Group Inc chair of Asia investment banking ex-Japan. Richdale will be […]