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Around Texas

Dallas students can see 'Selma' free, thanks to donations

Dallas students can see 'Selma' free, thanks to donationsThey're set to see the movie Jan. 17-19, which coincides with the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.
  • Around Texas
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Report: Texas manufacturing jobs pay $2 more an hour

Report: Texas manufacturing jobs pay $2 more an hourFull-time manufacturing jobs in Texas pay an estimated $2 more per hour compared to other jobs, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
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After months in hospital, burn victim returns to school

After months in hospital, burn victim returns to schoolSix months after the ATV accident that nearly killed her, 12-year-old Keylee Latham is going back to school.
  • News
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Crime

Quick-thinking teen helps Plano police nab intruder

Quick-thinking teen helps Plano police nab intruderThe arrest of a burglary suspect in Plano on Wednesday could represent a break in a string of more than two dozen similar crimes since last October.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
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9-year-old girl takes medical marijuana fight to Texas Capitol

9-year-old girl takes medical marijuana fight to Texas CapitolThe 9-year old from Rowlett enjoys cartoons, playing with her younger sister and playing golf. Yet in addition to the usual concerns of a kid her age, she's also fighting a life and death battle against epilepsy.
  • News
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Texas Senate vote does away with two-thirds barrier for bills

Texas Senate vote does away with two-thirds barrier for billsThe Texas Senate voted Wednesday to adopt rules which will make it easier for the Republican majority to adopt legislation.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Features

N. Texas boy is Mutton Bustin' champ... by a mile

N. Texas boy is Mutton Bustin' champ... by a mileThe goal is to hang on for eight seconds. Colt Jackson lasted nearly three times that.
  • Features
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
News

Reveille I portrait mystery solved after 25 years

Reveille I portrait mystery solved after 25 yearsAfter nearly 25 years, the Texas A&M University Police Department has found a historic painting of Reveille I. According to UPD, the painting disappeared at some point during a renovation of the Military Science Building (Trigon) during the 1990s.
  • News
  • 5 days ago
Ebola

Ebola victim helps in search of a cure

Ebola victim helps in search of a cureOn Wednesday, Dallas Ebola victim Amber Vinson will donate blood to an Austin-based biotech firm. The company hopes to develop an Ebola drug from her antibodies.
  • Ebola
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

10 facts about Texas' new governor

10 facts about Texas' new governorGreg Abbott officially takes the reins as Texas' 48th governor on Tuesday. Here are 10 facts about the new governor.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Abbott, Patrick sworn in as new Texas leaders

Abbott, Patrick sworn in as new Texas leadersTexas got a new governor Tuesday for the first time in 14 years as Greg Abbott took the oath of office just before noon on the south steps of the Capitol.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Texas inaugurates new governor Abbott with $4.5M party

Texas inaugurates new governor Abbott with $4.5M partyEverything's bigger in Texas - even inaugurations.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Features

Galveston cop pulls over girlfriend to propose

Galveston cop pulls over girlfriend to proposeGalveston Police officer Gregory Parris is used to making traffic stops. But this one made his heart race.
  • Features
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
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Abbott receives bible Monday, swearing in Tuesday

Abbott receives bible Monday, swearing in TuesdayAbbott receives bible Monday, swearing in Tuesday
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  • 1 week ago
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Mom: Inmate killed in crash was going to change his path

Mom: Inmate killed in crash was going to change his pathTexas inmate Tyler Townsend, 29, called his mother in Benbrook the night before he boarded the prison bus that would take him to his death on Wednesday.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Hipster wedding chapel axed by City of Dallas

Hipster wedding chapel axed by City of DallasIf you want to understand what kind of city Dallas is, look at the decisions coming out of City Hall.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Perry to deliver farewell speech today

Perry to deliver farewell speech todayGovernor Rick Perry is delivering a farewell address Thursday, wrapping up his 14-year term.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Panic buttons to be installed in some state lawmaker's offices

Panic buttons to be installed in some state lawmaker's officesThe Texas House Wednesday passed a move to purchase panic buttons for members as a safety precaution.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Bus carrying prisoners involved in West Texas fatal wreck

Bus carrying prisoners involved in West Texas fatal wreckLaw enforcement officials say a bus carrying 12 prisoners and three corrections officers fell from an overpass in West Texas and crashed onto train tracks below, killing an unspecified number of people.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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UT, UH on list of top 'Sugar Daddy' schools

UT, UH on list of top 'Sugar Daddy' schoolsA website that "arranges" relationships says the University of Texas is the fastest growing university for "sugar daddy" funds.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Dallas woman recounts terror of shark attack

Dallas woman recounts terror of shark attackIt's now been eight days since Lacy Webb Martin of Dallas was attacked by a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Facebook's new Amber Alerts a comfort, 19 years later

Facebook's new Amber Alerts a comfort, 19 years laterAmber's mom, Donna Williams, is thrilled by Facebook's announcement Tuesday that it will now post the alerts on news feeds.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Legislature reconvenes, Straus remains House speaker

Legislature reconvenes, Straus remains House speakerAs soon as the Texas Legislature gaveled back into session Tuesday, the race was on to get lawmakers' attention.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

San Marcos Police investigating murder

San Marcos Police investigating murderPolice are investigating a shooting that left a one man dead and another seriously injured in San Marcos on Monday night, according to a statement from the City of San Marcos.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Around Texas

Bald Eagle kills Spring family's Chihuahua

Bald Eagle kills Spring family's ChihuahuaShe was the Wezensky family's pride and joy.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Around Texas

Shoppers angry about racy window display at Katy Mills Mall

Shoppers angry about racy window display at Katy Mills Mall"I'm a little bit disgusted," Todd said.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Crime

HCSO: 'Distraught father' has taken at least two hostages

HCSO: 'Distraught father' has taken at least two hostagesThe Harris County Sheriff's Office said that a distraught father of one of the patients has taken at least two hostages at the Tomball Regional Medical Center.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago