DART Extends Health Coverage to Domestic Couples. Last month, two board members walked out of a meeting making it impossible for the board to vote on whether to extend health care benefits to domestic partners. Last night, the vote finally took place, and it passed 10 to 3.
Burglar Steals Puppy, and Keeps It. Four months ago, a burglar broke into the Hancock family’s home and took electronics, guns, and an English bulldog named Maggie. Police stopped Reginald McGregor after his car was recognized from burglary reports. When they searched his apartment, they were able to recover many of the items stolen during the burglary, including Maggie, whom he had pictures of on his computer. One of the cops was moved by the experience. “You don’t have that emotional connection to a piece of property like an iPad. But you love an animal. It’s your family,” says Detective Jennifer Rodriguez. “This is one of those cases I will remember for the rest of my life.”
Goodyear Blimp Visits North Texas to Watch Texas Lose Saturday. There are three Goodyear blimps—one based out of Ohio, one in California, and the third in Florida. The Florida blimp is the one that comes here. It takes it three days, traveling at speeds between 30 and 50 miles per hour. (The blimp can travel about 250-300 miles a day). It’s here this weekend to watch the OU/TX game. Of course, its pilot, a Longhorns fan, is going to be disappointed, because obviously, OU is going to win. BOOMER!