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Signs your teen is in trouble and what to do about it

(StatePoint) Being a teenager is never easy, but for some kids, it is excruciating. For parents, being able to tell the difference between normal growing pains and real trouble is crucial.

How to make healthful eating fit your daily routine

(StatePoint) Eating right is essential to keeping your body running at its best. But nutrition advice doesn't always account for people's varied lifestyles, health needs and tastes.

Jindal chides GOP's 'obsession with zeroes' in budget battles

The current Republican Party is distracted by the constant battles in Washington over the bloated federal debt, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told a gathering of conservative activists Friday.

Texas state representative jailed for DWI

A local Texas State Representative is out on bond, busted on suspicion of drunk driving.

Tips to start composting for your garden

(StatePoint) It doesn't matter if you're a gardening novice trying to supplement your dinner table with some home-grown veggies or an entrepreneur that earns a living off the land, composting is a simple way to go green and help save th

Woman jailed after sending lewd messages to 10-year-old boy

An 18-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly sending “lewd and sexual messages” to a 10-year-old boy.

Fort Bliss warns against phone app

Fort Bliss officials are warning all military and federal employees about a free Thrift Savings Plan iPhone app, called "TSP Funds." "The application is not an official offering of the Thrift Saving Plan," said Maj.

Gov. Jindal: ‘Tax reform is my top priority this session’

Governor Jindal presented more details regarding his proposed tax reform plan to a joint committee at the State Capitol this morning.

Tips to stay safe and secure while traveling this spring

(StatePoint) Spring travel can offer a much-needed cure for cabin fever.

TX inmate sentenced to additional years for threats against President Obama

A Texas man was sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for threatening President Obama.