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Teacher accused of rape receives additional molestation charge

A local teacher who was arrested last month for sexually assaulting a mentally challenged student now faces more charges.

Fighting Daylight Saving Time

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; with the approach of the year's most dreaded weekend - the loss of an hour for the switch to daylight saving time - a mattress company is calling for the time change to take effect Saturday instead of Sun

Rangers looking at Derek Lowe

The Rangers have contacted free-agent right-hander Derek Lowe, said a source, and are discussing signing the veteran to a minor-league contract and a shot at a relief job.

SXSW may have peaked, and that's not a bad thing

In South by Southwest Interactive, the tech-geek festival that begins here Friday, some see a five-day spring break of sorts: a chance to discover some buzzy new apps, catch a few panels and party alongside Web celebrities, futurists and many,

Don't overlook these seasonal kitchen tasks

(StatePoint) While regular kitchen chores like doing the dishes and taking out the trash are almost impossible to ignore, it can be easy to forget certain maintenance tasks that keep your ship smoothly sailing.

Tips to save time on lawn maintenance

(StatePoint) If it feels as though your entire weekends are spent mowing, trimming and watering your lawn, there are steps you can take to speed up your lawn care routine. Automate

How technology is making books more engrossing for readers

(StatePoint) Are you reading less than you used to? You're not alone.

How to make healthful eating fit your daily routine

(StatePoint) Eating right is essential to keeping your body running at its best. But nutrition advice doesn't always account for people's varied lifestyles, health needs and tastes.

Tips to break into a career in beauty and wellness

(StatePoint) Picking a career path in which to wisely invest your education dollars can be tricky, especially if you don't want to graduate with a pile of debt and no job offer.

Top 10 most stolen cars in Texas

Pickups are not only popular among Texas drivers, they are also targets for vehicle thiefs in Texas. The Texas Department fo Public Safety released it's final report on the top behicles reported stolen in Texas in 2012.