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Obama: No religion responsible for terrorism– The president said during a summit on countering extremism Wednesday, ‘We are not at war with Islam — we are at war with people who have perverted Islam.’ President Obama said military force alone will not defeat terrorism, and the nation must work with local communities to reduce the influence of those who advocate violent extremism.
Money is the top source of stress in our lives, beating out work, family responsibilities, and health concerns. This news isn’t super shocking—money has been the top stressor for a long time. But this year’s results show that our money worries could also be harming our health. Parents, younger adults, and those in lower-income households are especially feeling the strain.
Do you think the law should be changed, allowing motorcycles to move between vehicles when traffic is moving slow? Lawmakers propose allowing motorcycles to split lanes. Bills have been filed in the Texas legislature that would allow motorcycles to move between vehicles when traffic is moving slowly or stopped.
TxDOT: We refunded 30,000 customers–A week after legislators grilled the Texas Department of Transportation and Xerox about TxTag billing and customer service issues, TxDOT said it has reimbursed 30,000 customers.
Hands-free rules have drivers paying attention to city boundaries— Adjusting to Austin’s new hands free ordinance can be a difficult in and of itself. Complicating matters are roads which can take drivers. Complicating Austin’s hands-free ordinance are roads which can take drivers in and out of the city limits without you knowing it.