Texas State Football Finals Expected To Return To DallasWith a news conference set for Thursday, the UIL and Dallas Cowboys are expected to announce the return of the Texas state football championships to AT&T Stadium, according to multiple sources and reports. AT&T Stadium hosted the majority of UIL championships from 2010 to 2014. The 2015 championships were held at Houston’s NRG stadium after a conflict with the NFL’s schedule when the UIL did not officially reserved the dates with the Cowboys.
Mother Of 'Affluenza' Teen Reportedly Indicted For Money LaunderingThe mother of "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch now faces her own serious legal trouble. A Tarrant County grand jury has reportedly indicted Tonya Couch on two charges. The first is hindering apprehension for helping Ethan Couch flee to Mexico while on probation for killing four people in a drunk driving crash in 2013. The grand jury also indicted Tonya Couch for money laundering for allegedly using $30,000 to finance the trip to Mexico.
Reports: Baylor Will Fire Head Football Coach Art Briles Amid ScandalThe unexpected will happen. Art Briles, the head coach of a rising Baylor University football program, will be dismissed from the school according to multiple reports.
Wade Boggs To Have Number Retired At Fenway Park ThursdayWade Boggs will have his number 26 retired Thursday night at Fenway Park. Boggs spent his first 11 years in the majors with the Boston Red Sox.
Newport Moving Closer To banning Plastic Shopping BagsNewport is one step closer to banning single-use plastic shopping bags. The City Council voted 6-1 on Wednesday to ask the city administration, working with the Planning Board and the Energy and Environment Commission, to draft an ordinance to phase out use of the bags in city stores.
Vote On Transgender Protections Bill ScheduledA bill protecting transgender individuals' access to restrooms, lockers rooms and other public spaces goes to a vote before the House next week. The bill prohibits discrimination against transgender people in public places, and protects the right to choose a restroom or other public facility that matches a person's sexual identity, regardless of anatomical sex.