COIN FLIP SOLVES ELECTION
Jeannette "Jet" Crabb and Ben Amador were both running for city council in Seguin.
They finished tied after a December 18th runoff, 141-141.
So city Mayor Don Keil decided the race Thursday by flipping a coin.
The Texas Election Code allows ties to be settled by a "casting of lots."
DEWHURST ACCUSING ADVISER OF THEFT
The Dallas Morning News reports that the Dewhurst state campaign committee — in amended finance reports — blamed Kenneth "Buddy" Barfield for "misappropriation of committee funds."
The campaign lowered the cash on hand reported from about Seven Hundred Seventy-Seven Thousand dollars to Seven Thousand dollars.
Spokesman Rob Johnson says authorities have been contacted.
He says Dewhurst is shocked that "a former senior trusted adviser would steal from the campaign account for his own personal gain."
MARILYN MONROE'S FBI FILES RELEASED
revealing the names of some of the movie star's acquaintances who drew concern from government officials and her own entourage.
For all the focus on Monroe's closeness to suspected communists, the bureau never found any proof she was a member of the party.
TODAY IS STAN LEE'S BIRTHDAY
The Marvel writer and editor behind works such as the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men, Daredevil, Doctor Strange and, of course, the Amazing Spider-Man is turning 90 years old.
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