4 years ago | News
Jim Schutze is going live on Facebook at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 from his office! That's the plan, anyway, if we can persuade the janitorial staff to move all the cleaning supplies out of there by then. And if Schutze shows up on time. In any ev...
BY CRAIG MALISOW USDA inspectors are supposed to conduct yearly visits of facilities that use animals for research. But facilities are also supposed to monitor their treatment of animals through the use of a so-called institutional animal care and...
BY CRAIG MALISOWThe practice of a company or individual pulling dogs and cats from municipal shelters and using them in biomedical research is called "pound seizure." Eighteen states prohibit it, but many others, like Texas, have no law regarding ...
BY CRAIG MALISOW The purpose-bred laboratory beagle is a remarkably versatile animal. It can be used to ingest a toxic compound until it dies and to ascertain human safety guidelines for pesticides. Its heart, brain and prostate are easily accessi...
BY DIANNA WRAY None of this would have happened if the Sam Houston Race Park track photographer hadn't been shooting from the inside rail. The $50,000 Richard King Turf Stakes on January 17 was the ninth race of the night, the eighth that jockey R...
6 years ago | Marijuana
BY STANTON BRASHER Three bills that take different approaches to reforming Texas' marijuana laws got a hearing before the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence on Wednesday. Supporters packed the only committee hearing scheduled on the bills i...