The Morning Texan: Hot temperatures, internship lawsuits and more


The weather in Texas is only getting hotter as the week goes on. According to the National Weather Service, today's high is 99 degrees. For the rest of the week, the high is at least 100 degrees.

Here is some morning reading:

Yesterday's most read story online: Following a federal ruling that broke new ground on the legal requirements businesses have for training their interns, interns around the country are taking employers to court who do not pay them at least minimum wage.

What you have to read: At Day 2 of the Big 12 Media Conference, Mack Brown told reporters UT was ready to run an "up tempo offense." Read the blog here, and read the other reports from the Big 12 Media Days here.

In case you missed it: UT President William Powers Jr. has informed the University faculty and staff via email that there will be no centrally funded salary increase for the current fiscal year.