fbpx
Connect with us

Texas News

Where is America’s best pizza? Lawmakers slice into an old debate

Published

on

www.kxan.com – Mychael Schnell – 2024-05-25 13:05:12

SUMMARY: The longstanding debate over America's best pizza reached Capitol Hill, with Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro claiming New Haven as the pizza capital, praising its unique “apizza.” New York representatives, including Marc Molinaro and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, countered, asserting New York's pizza superiority due to its water, dough, and personality. Chicago's Jan Schakowsky and Delia Ramirez championed Chicago's deep-dish style, while Michigan's Lisa McClain and Debbie Dingell argued for Detroit's pan-style pizza. Not all joined the contentious debate; some, like Rep. Dan Goldman, sidestepped to emphasize New York's bagels instead.

Read the full article

The post Where is America's best pizza? Lawmakers slice into an old debate appeared first on www.kxan.com

Texas News

Texans are seeing less traffic in every major city except for one

Published

on

www.kxan.com – Alix Martichoux – 2024-06-22 09:00:00

SUMMARY: A study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute reveals that traffic has significantly decreased in most major Texas cities since 2019. Houston experienced an 11% reduction in traffic delays, San Antonio 10%, and Dallas 1%, while Austin's traffic levels remained unchanged. Smaller cities, including El Paso, McAllen, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville, also saw reductions. However, Laredo experienced a 10% increase in traffic delays, attributed to increased trucking traffic. Nationwide, cities at key trucking intersections and shifts to suburbs have contributed to rising congestion in some areas as people return to offices post-pandemic.

Read the full article

The post Texans are seeing less traffic in every major city except for one appeared first on www.kxan.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

73-year-old opens fire on 80-year-old man in neighbor dispute after victim rummaged through shooter’s property, HPD says

Published

on

abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-22 08:45:50

SUMMARY: An 80-year-old man in Houston was hospitalized after being shot by his 73-year-old neighbor for allegedly tampering with belongings on the neighbor’s porch, as reported by the Houston Police Department. The incident occurred on the 1500 block of Damarlee Lane around 8:30 p.m. The two men had a prior dispute in early June over similar behavior. On Saturday, the victim was found rummaging under the neighbor’s carport, leading to a confrontation where he swung a cane, prompting the shooter to fire a small pistol. The shooter called 911 and is cooperating with police. The district attorney will determine if charges will be filed.

Read the full article

The post 73-year-old opens fire on 80-year-old man in neighbor dispute after victim rummaged through shooter’s property, HPD says appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

There’s more to see at planetariums in North Texas than stars – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Published

on

www.nbcdfw.com – Kimberly Richard – 2024-06-22 04:45:04

SUMMARY: “Beautifica,” a 45-minute film blending music and art in a domed setting, is showing at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and The Sky Theater at UNT Denton. Like its predecessor “Mesmerica,” it features music by James Hood and aims to celebrate life and nature. Created by an international team, “Beautifica” began production in 2019 and premiered in Houston in 2022. The pandemic influenced its focus on the preciousness of life. The immersive experience transforms planetariums into vibrant visual and auditory landscapes, attracting new audiences and offering a unique, reflective journey.

Read the full article

The post There’s more to see at planetariums in North Texas than stars – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth appeared first on www.nbcdfw.com

Continue Reading

News from the South

Trending