Texans, Cowboys earn big wins
Houston captures theAFC South title,and Dallas defeats Pittsburgh in overtime,boosting its postseason hopes. Business Deaths Life & Arts Sports Classifieds
Despite Chassidy Fussell’s 31-point performance, Tennessee takes a decisive victory in a clash of two of the top programs in women’s basketball.
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They started lining up at the Palmer Events Center around 10 p.m., and by the time doors opened the next morning for the 26th annual Coats for Kids giveaway, about 1,500 children and their families waited patiently for the chance to pick out that staple of kids’ wardrobes to ward off the winter chill, a jacket of their own.
Organizers collected 34,000 coats at the event earlier this month to distribute to lowincome families, filling a need they say keeps growing in Austin as families living in poverty face tough choices on paying for rent, gas, food and utilities.
“If we can provide a coat, then they can take those limited resources and put them