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Kids learn then search for Easter eggs at Animal Egg Hunt

Kids learn then search for Easter eggs at Animal Egg Hunt

An Easter egg hunt for children with special needs took place at noon, followed by the larger hunt at 2 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share. That hunt lasted about two minutes long as thousands of kids were super egg-cited for the treats inside. Children of all ages came and crowded around in a circle as they waited for the signal to start looking for eggs.


Lahiri looks forward to Texas Open to turn fortunes

Lahiri looks forward to Texas Open to turn fortunes

Winner: Ryan Palmer has top 10s in each of the last two years here and is coming off a top 15 at the Heritage last weekend. Chappell will tee it up in the Valero Texas Open for the eighth time and previous year he closed with a 4-under-par 68 to wind up in a tie for fourth, three strokes behind victor Charley Hoffman.


China scraps tourism to North Korea as threat of nuclear war looms

China scraps tourism to North Korea as threat of nuclear war looms

Vice President Mike Pence (shown) met with US troops in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on April 17 before joining South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn at a news briefing in Seoul later in the day. "I think unpredictability may have some potential benefits in dealing with North Korea, but there are also risks", said Scott Snyder, a senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the U.S.


Texas Senate endorses letting home-schoolers play in UIL

Texas Senate endorses letting home-schoolers play in UIL

The committee substitute, or revised version of Senate bill 2119 , would not require public universities to take any more than 30 percent of students automatically accepted. Instead, Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, wants to give the schools authority to limit such students to 30 percent of the incoming class from Texas. The Senate also voted Tuesday to approve SB 1408 to let firefighters and EMS personnel carry their handguns while on duty if they're licensed and take a training course.


National Football League star crashes Sean Spicer's White House press briefing

National Football League star crashes Sean Spicer's White House press briefing

According to Bleacher Report, Brady's mother has been fighting cancer and was unable to attend any of her son's games during the 2016 season, though she was at the Super Bowl. Sources tell Reuters a Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 US presidential election to Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system.