Wade Goodwyn

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Jean Nidetch, Founder Of Weight Watchers, Dies At 91

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Jean Nidetch, the founder of Weight Watchers, has died. Nidetch started the program in 1963 after successfully losing weight with diet advice from a local health clinic. She and her partners sold the company in 1978 for $71 million.


CDC: Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak Started In 2010

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Texas ice cream maker Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all its products over Listeria concerns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the outbreak has been going on for five years.


Fort Hood Casualties To Receive Purple Heart In Friday's Ceremony

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Army will award Purple Hearts to those killed and wounded during the 2009 attack at Fort Hood. The wounded civilians and the families of those who died will receive the Defense of Freedom Medal.


Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On Recovery

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Center for Students in Recovery at the University of Texas is one of a small but growing number of programs catering to former addicts at U.S. colleges and universities.


Ex-Marine Found Guilty In 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A Texas jury reached a unanimous guilty verdict in the murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh, the ex-Marine charged with killing former U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, author of American Sniper.


Sniper Trial Could Be In Jury's Hands Soon

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Eddie Ray Routh has been charged with killing former Navy Seal Chris Kyle, the subject of the film American Sniper, and another man. Routh has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity


One Night Only: The Streets Meet The Opera House

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Dallas Street Choir recently performed to a sold-out house. The group, comprised of homeless people, sang with renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.


'American Sniper' Trial Opens In Texas

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Wade Gooydwn has a wrap-up of Wednesday's opening arguments in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, a former Marine accused of killing Navy Seal Chris Kyle. Kyle is the subject of the film American Sniper.


Proceedings Underway In 'American Sniper' Trial

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Opening statements are being heard Wednesday in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, a former Marine accused of killing Navy Seal Chris Kyle. Kyle is the subject of the movie American Sniper.


Botched Lethal Injection Executions Reignite Death Penalty Debate

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Capital punishment and lethal injection were in the news quite a bit in 2014. Unable to secure certain drugs, states began using new ones, and that caused a number of executions to go awry.


Attorneys For Oklahoma Death Row Inmates Seek To Halt Executions

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lawyers will be in federal court to argue that the state should not be allowed to resume executions in January, as planned. Last spring, a botched execution caused the state to revise its protocols.


Texas Braces For A Drop In Production After Oil Prices Fall

Monday, December 15, 2014

Oil production has been booming in Texas, fueled by technological advances. But the fall in oil prices will slow things down. The coming year is likely to see a weeding out of the weakest producers.


Texas Puts Execution Of Mentally Ill Man On Hold

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A federal appeals court stayed the execution of Scott Panetti in Texas on Wednesday. He was scheduled to die for murdering his mother and father-in-law. Panetti is mentally ill and his case is focused attention on capital punishment and mental illness.


Texas Death Row Case Draws Attention To Mentally Ill Convicts

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

On Wednesday, Texas is scheduled to execute Scott Panetti for killing his in-laws. Panetti is mentally ill, and there are last-minute efforts underway to halt his execution.


Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.


GOP Politicans From Texas Agree: It's A Great State

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

There are few things more satisfying than being a Republican in the great state of Texas. At the Moody Theater in Austin, Republican victors declared, when it comes to Texas, nothing's better.


In Texas, A Down-Ballot Race With Big Consequences

Saturday, November 01, 2014

National attention has focused on the governor's race but the election for the office below it could be even more important for the future of Texas politics.


Was CDC Too Quick To Blame Dallas Nurses In Care Of Ebola Patient?

Friday, October 24, 2014

It was initially implied that nurses made many of the errors in the handling of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. Further scrutiny shows they were not at fault.


Dallas Hospital Deals With Aftermath Of Ebola Missteps

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Authorities in Texas are working to limit travel by health workers who may have been exposed to Ebola. Meanwhile, the hospital at the center of the first cases in the U.S. is trying to move forward.


Dallas Hospital Chief Shares Lessons Learned In Battle With Ebola

Friday, October 17, 2014

Dr. Daniel Varga, the chief of the Dallas hospital that treated index patient Thomas Duncan, says the entire hospital carries the weight of the mistakes that led to the infection of two of its nurses.