Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 7:30 AM - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Planned Parenthood is asking a judge to stop Texas from banning the group from providing state-funded health services to poor women.
This is the group's latest attempt to stop the so-called affiliate rule that bans groups that support abortion rights from participating in any state health program.
Planned Parenthood lost a bid for a temporary restraining order on Dec. 31. The state Health and Human Services Commission cut off funding to clinics that provide birth control and health exams the next day. Lawyers will ask Travis County District Judge Steve Yelenosky for a temporary injunction that would allow Planned Parenthood to continue treating 48,000 women eligible for benefits under the Women's Health Program.
State law forbids payments for abortions. The program only helps poor women who are not pregnant.
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Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.