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2011-12-01 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas native Rick King pays tribute to his alma mater in the recently published children's book, Bodie & The Burnt Orange Sunset, which tells the story of The University of Texas' mascot, Bevo, and his rise to stardom. But unlike most tall Texas tales, this baby-Bevo epic paves the way for future potential longhorns through the donation of a portion of author royalties to the BEVO Endowment, which supports the care of The University...

2009-05-18 15:25:59

A Chicago police dog that ran off during a thunderstorm was found four days later by a man who recognized the animal from the news, authorities said. Canine Unit Officer Rick King, Bear the dog's handler, said the 2 1/2-year-old German shepherd was outside relieving himself during a lull in thunderstorms Wednesday night when he was spooked by a clap of thunder and jumped a fence to flee King's yard, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. King said he barely slept while Bear was missing and...