Only in Texas is there a law to prevent hobbyists from strapping digital cameras to RC helicopters that also allows law enforcement to watch citizens without a warrant.
TXDOT, which holds the trademark to the circa-1985 antilittering slogan, has issued over 100 cease-and-desist letters to companies using the slogan since 2000. Somehow, all of these slipped through the cracks.
The shooting at the Washington Naval Yard comes as Texas Senators seek support for a bill declaring Major Nadal Hasan's attack on Fort Hood to be "terrorism."
The Austin-based instrumental rock band Explosions in the Sky, which scored the movie "Friday Night Lights," returns to composing soundtracks with "Prince Avalanche," set in Bastrop State Park.