By Craig Hlavaty Published 2:33 pm CDT, Thursday, August 30, 2018 PHOTOS: The best singer-songwriter albums to come from Texas The Texas Department of Transportation is looking for a new song and artist to make millions of Texans rethink littering in the Lone Star State with a new song for its decades-old "Don't Mess with Texas" anti-littering campaign. >>>See which albums you need to hear... less PHOTOS: The best singer-songwriter albums to come from Texas The Texas Department of Transportation is looking for a new song and artist to make millions of Texans rethink littering in the Lone Star State ... more Photo: Galinast/Getty Images Photo: Getty Images "Lubbock (on everything)," Terry Allen (1979): Sharp short stories from west Texas about people struggling, from artists to high school football stars. It … [Read more...] about ‘Don’t Mess with Texas’ anti-litter campaign looking for a new musician to record its official song
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We didn’t so much cruise through the night at the Circuit de la Sarthe so much as we stumbled through it, crashing toward daybreak in a smoldering blaze of not-quite-glory. We’ve had fires. We’ve had crashes. We’ve had some drivers capitalizing on the shenanigans. Welcome to Le Mans. First off, we had an onboard fire as Giedo van der Garde was at the helm of the No. 29 Racing Team Netherland Dallara. He wasn’t injured, thankfully, but he had to pit the car while they sorted out the damage. After a ten minute delay while they made sure all systems were go, van der Garde was back on track. And within five minutes of van der Garde’s spicy disaster, Jose Gutierrez in the No. 40 G-Drive/Graff Racing ORECA lost control of his car in the Porsche Curves. He whacked into the wall backwards pretty hard. The impact was so hard that he lost his rear wing and he shot back out into the track, facing backward. Gutierrez was out of the car by his own accord, … [Read more...] about The Late Night Le Mans Party Took The Seventh Retirement Of The Race Before Dawn Even Broke
PUBLISHED: 15:00 05 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:42 05 May 2018 Mike Brooke Screaming with delight... Emma Brown skydives over Oxfordshire in memory of brother Russell 'Barty' Brown. Picture source: London Air Ambulance London Air Ambulance Emma Brown threw herself out of a plane 15,000 feet up in the air as a gesture for her brother who was stabbed to death in Bethnal Green. Back on safe ground... Emma Brown welcomed by London Parachute School ground crew after her skydive. Picture source: London Parachute School She took the plunge with the London Parachute School to raise money for the Air Ambulance charity at the Royal London Hospital. It was the air-ambulance team that had battled to keep Russell alive after he was attacked on the Nelson Gardens Estate on September 11, 2016. Her sponsored skydive has raised £2,200 so far with her online appeal for the air ambulance charity. She’d love to make another plunge—but dad won’t let her. Emma and family from … [Read more...] about Emma Brown takes skydive leap of faith to raise funds for London Air Ambulance in memory of stabbed brother Russell ‘Barty’
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Comic Riffs Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Michael Cavna by Michael Cavna Email the author April 24 Email the author Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Wong (Benedict Wong) could be around if original Avengers like Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) say goodbye. (Marvel Studios) ON MONDAY night’s episode of Disney-owned “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” the late-night host asked his five guests promoting “Avengers: Infinity War” who might die in the new … [Read more...] about Who’s going to die in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’? Here are the candidates.
By Robert Downen Published 2:25 pm, Saturday, April 21, 2018 Yolanda Terence was panicking. The car was long gone, the first floor of her Bear Creek home still in repair. But Hurricane Harvey was supposed to have spared the pearls. They were nowhere to be found. The 59-year-old adored everything about Barbara Bush - the first lady’s mission to fight illiteracy. Her loving embraces of strangers of all kinds. Her warmth. And the pearls. Recommended Video: Now Playing: Barbara Bush, the former First Lady married to George H.W. Bush, died at age 92 on April 17, 2018. This is how we remember her. Media: GoodHousekeeping Terence - better known as “Yogi” - had a bracelet. And they were integral to the last tribute she had planned for her role model. Eventually, she found them Saturday morning hidden in the bottom of a dresser drawer that had to be moved upstairs after Harvey. She fastened them on her left wrist to polish off her blue outfit … [Read more...] about In pearls and blue, Houstonians say goodbye to Barbara Bush