Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk – CNN

Chicago Tribune Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia riskCNN(CNN) Gulping down an artificially sweetened beverage not only may be associated with health risks for your body, but also possibly your brain, a new study suggests. Artificially sweetened drinks, such as diet sodas, were tied to a higher risk of …Study links diet soda […]

Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to work

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A simple question — should adults who are able to work be required to do so to get taxpayer-provided health insurance? — could lead to major changes in the social safety net. The federal-state Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people covers more than 70 million U.S. residents […]

Officials: Police had Champs-Elysees attacker in their grasp

LORI HINNANT, Associated Press JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France’s presidential election was detained in February for threatening police but then freed, two officials told The Associated Press on Friday. He was also convicted in 2003 of attempted homicide in […]

Special prosecutor files appeal, continues criminal prosecution of Doyal, Riley, Davenport

Special prosecutor files appeal, continues criminal prosecution of Doyal, Riley, Davenport

Image: The Notice of Appeal, which Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey, filed to appeal on behalf of the State of Texas the criminal cases against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political consultant Marc Davenport. Conroe, April 21 – Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey filed the State of Texas’ Notice […]

Montgomery County government secretly funds anti-citizen, anti-property tax reform Texas Association of Counties

Conroe, April 21 – The Montgomery County government’s budget includes annual dues of $2,440 to Texas Association of Counties (TAC), an anti-citizen, pro-taxation, pro-government-spending lobbying and special interest group that is vociferously fighting against Senate Bill 2, Senator Paul Bettencourt’s (R-Houston) proposed legislation which would limit property tax increases and enact reforms of local appraisal […]