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Kevin O’Connor Kommentary December 31

No. 5 Texas A&M Women’s Basketball Defeats North Texas, 75-38

Victims of 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Ask Again For Purple Hearts

DALLAS (AP) _ The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting attack leaving 13 dead filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue. They filed a petition with the Defense Department Wednesday aiming to restart the process after Congress earlier in December approved new provisions […]

Proposed Metroplex Indoor Skiing Dome

DALLAS (AP) _ Texas skiers looking to hit the slopes in the coming years could find themselves traveling to a Dallas suburb rather than the mountains of Colorado or New Mexico. City leaders in Grand Prairie are expected to vote in January on a $215 million plan to build the country’s first snow dome. Grand […]

State Audit Criticizes AT&T’s $105 Million Dollar Contract

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ State auditors are criticizing a Texas agency’s contract with AT&T that was initially listed as costing $1 million and then swelled to $105 million over the course of seven years. A report released Tuesday by the State Auditor’s Office also found that the Health and Human Services Commission contract involved agency […]

Boy Scouts Say Goodbye to Conroe Area Campgrounds

CONROE, Texas (AP) _ The last fire has been put out at a Houston-area campsite that’s served Boy Scouts for decades. KHOU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1D5ZDGs ) that Camp Strake near Conroe has been purchased by a company planning to replace the site’s forests and activity sites with a new residential and commercial development. Camp Strake served […]

No. 6 TCU Routes No. 9 Ole Miss, 42-3

ATLANTA (AP) _ Playing like a team determined to show it should have been included in the four-team playoff, No. 6 TCU rode three touchdown passes from Trevone Boykin and a dominant defense to a 42-3 rout of No. 9 Mississippi in the Peach Bowl on Wednesday. Josh Doctson had two touchdown catches and Aaron […]

LSU’s Chavis Coming to Texas A&M

Multiple sources report that LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis has been hired for the same position at Texas A&M. Chavis spent the last six seasons as the DC for the Tigers. Before that, he served as the DC/LB coach at his alma mater, Tennessee, from 1995-2008. Chavis replaces Mark Snyder, who was let go in […]

Aggie Soccer Earns NSCAA Ethics And Sportsmanship Bronze Award

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – In a season in which Texas A&M has been bestowed a treasure trove of awards for athletic and academic excellence, the Aggies were honored for their character and integrity, earning the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award Bronze Award. The Aggies were the only NCAA […]

Infomaniacs: December 31, 2014 (8:00am)

8:12 – Strange NYE drops/ flavor for cast for 2015/ how to keep resolutions 8:40 – Who would be worst neighbor/ stupid 911 call/ sony hack/ no cell phones in Austin & San Antonio/ Red light cameras

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