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Texas troopers increase patrols over holidays

Texas troopers increase patrols over holidaysTexas troopers will increase patrols over the more than two-week holiday period with officers on the lookout for drunken drivers.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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Texas, 6 other states have bans on atheists in office

Texas, 6 other states have bans on atheists in officeSome freedom-from-religion advocates are pressing Maryland and six other states to remove provisions from their state constitutions prohibiting people who don't believe in God from holding public office.
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Texas A&M won't rename iconic building after Perry

Texas A&M won't rename iconic building after PerryGov. Rick Perry still wants his name out there for 2016, but not etched into a certain building.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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Woman's family sues hospital over brain damage claim

Woman's family sues hospital over brain damage claimWoman's family sues hospital over brain damage claim
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Man scamming holiday shoppers at Houston-area Walmart

Man scamming holiday shoppers at Houston-area WalmartAuthorities say the man is asking shoppers to purchase gift cards from him.
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$1 million in drugs confiscated near Houston

$1 million in drugs confiscated near HoustonDeputies shut down a large drug lab in northwest Harris County and confiscated over $1 million in drugs.
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Community reacts to TV meteorologist shooting

Community reacts to TV meteorologist shootingSchools were put on lockdown and neighbors kept their doors locked following the shooting of KCEN meteorologist Patrick Crawford Wednesday.
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Man charged with fatally stabbing wife found in refrigerator

Man charged with fatally stabbing wife found in refrigeratorHouston police have charged 38-year-old Patrick Lambert with murder
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ERCOT warns EPA rules could spur outages, rate hikes

ERCOT warns EPA rules could spur outages, rate hikesKVUE looks inside the state's electric grid control center.
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Army veteran wounded in Spring pizzeria robbery

Army veteran wounded in Spring pizzeria robberyA reward is being offered for information in a violent robbery that left a war veteran with gunshot wounds to his face.
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Texas woman free on bond in salt poisoning case

Texas woman free on bond in salt poisoning caseThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturned 37-year-old Hannah Overton's conviction in September in the death of a 4-year-old in her care.
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A&M Academic Building could be renamed for Perry

A&M Academic Building could be renamed for PerryGov. Rick Perry could get a building named for him on the campus where he graduated in 1972.
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Texas City truck seen on Islamic military group's Twitter feed

Texas City truck seen on Islamic military group's Twitter feedThe phones are ringing off the hook at Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, for a reason no one there could have ever imagined.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
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Explosive testimony from convicted killer's wife

Explosive testimony from convicted killer's wifeKim Williams, the wife of convicted killer Eric Williams, took the stand on Tuesday, pointing the finger at him as the triggerman and admitting that she had been his willing helper in the 2013 assassinations of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife,...
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Waco officials vote $1.5 million for SpaceX expansion

Waco officials vote $1.5 million for SpaceX expansionWaco city officials have voted to contribute $1.5 million in economic development funds toward expanding the SpaceX rocket-making plant in nearby McGregor.
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Perry likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party rebels

Perry likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party rebelsPerry said it was "fitting" that this year's first night of Hanukkah falls on the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.
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Sentencing delayed for writer tied to Anonymous

Sentencing delayed for writer tied to AnonymousBarrett Lancaster Brown's sentencing hearing in Dallas will resume Jan. 22 to allow a review of newly introduced evidence.
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Crime

Police: Denton murder suspect left country with son

Police: Denton murder suspect left country with sonLate Monday night, Denton police discontinued an Amber Alert for four-year-old Ricardo Lara.
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Texas A&M student raises more than $50,000 for injured strangers

Texas A&M student raises more than $50,000 for injured strangersA senior at Texas A&M University is changing the lives of five families that she has never met.
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Texas is the worst state for an active lifestyle

Texas is the worst state for an active lifestyleIt appears that many Texans ought to put "be more active" on their list of New Year's resolutions, although the odds may be stacked against them.
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Kung Fu Saloon assault victim speaks

Kung Fu Saloon assault victim speaksOne month after he was severely injured in an assault at a downtown Austin bar, Joey O'Hare is out of the ICU and trying to get back to a normal life.
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Convicted killer's ailing mother pleads for his life

Convicted killer's ailing mother pleads for his lifeThe ailing mother of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams pleaded with jurors to spare his life in a videotaped deposition played in court on Monday.
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Two Fort Hood soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two Fort Hood soldiers killed in AfghanistanThe two men were part of 2nd Squadron, 3rd Calvary Regiment, 1st Calvary Division at Fort Hood.
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Dashcam video captures officer using Taser on senior citizen

Dashcam video captures officer using Taser on senior citizenThe 23-year-old officer was placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of an investigation.
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Texas to set up program to guide young athletes

Texas to set up program to guide young athletesThe University of Texas is launching a program to aid character development in young athletes and help them be positive role models.
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Crime

Police: Man caught with 61 pounds of marijuana

Police: Man caught with 61 pounds of marijuanaPolice arrested a man on Wednesday who had more than 60 pounds of marijuana hidden in his vehicle, according to an affidavit.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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H-E-B- named one of the best places to work in the U.S.

H-E-B- named one of the best places to work in the U.S.H-E-B- named one of the best places to work in the U.S.
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