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DPS: Truck in Salado crash was 6.5 inches taller than bridge

DPS: Truck in Salado crash was 6.5 inches taller than bridgeThe truck carrying a cherry picker that crashed into a bridge in Salado on Thursday was 6.5 inches taller than the bridge's height, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Texas

Texas lawmakers delay debate on in-state tuition law repeal

Texas lawmakers delay debate on in-state tuition law repealA Senate subcommittee has pushed back for a week debate on scraping a law that grants in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Austin father battling brain cancer races with daughter

Austin father battling brain cancer races with daughterMore than 1,500 runners raced through Camp Mabry Sunday morning, including an Austin father battling brain cancer.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Health

Stress of declining vision takes toll on pilots

Stress of declining vision takes toll on pilotsIn a world where 20/20 vision is required, vision problems can end a pilot's career.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Texas

Taco Cabana customers say they were forced to eat outside

Taco Cabana customers say they were forced to eat outsideThe CEO of Taco Cabana met with members of a Hispanic action group on Sunday afternoon, after the company caught wind of an online video showing four Hispanic males eating in a parking lot after they say they were forced to leave one of the chain's locations.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Texas

Small plane crashes in North Texas, at least 2 seriously hurt

Small plane crashes in North Texas, at least 2 seriously hurtAuthorities say a small plane crashed into a North Texas home, leaving at least two people seriously injured.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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Dallas pastors trade places to help bridge racial gap

Dallas pastors trade places to help bridge racial gapOn Palm Sunday, two Dallas pastors from opposite sides of the city found a new way to deliver a powerful message to their congregations.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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Alleged Cameron murder suspect possibly fleeing to Houston

Alleged Cameron murder suspect possibly fleeing to HoustonCameron police said the suspect, 53-year-old Ricardo Cruz Munoz, shot three people, killing one and injuring two others, in Cameron Sunday night
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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Texas town is evicting homeless squatters

Texas town is evicting homeless squattersOver time, the city received a growing number of complaints from neighbors and businesses nearby
  • Texas
  • 2 days ago
Health

Study: Humans at risk for airborne 'super bugs'

Study: Humans at risk for airborne 'super bugs'"This is the first test to open our eyes to the fact that we could be breathing these things"
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  • 2 days ago
Texas

Tokyo tavern holds Texas close to its heart

Tokyo tavern holds Texas close to its heartThe tavern in the Meguro district of Tokyo celebrates their favorite place on the planet: Texas
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  • 3 days ago
Texas

Boy battling rare disorder made honorary soldier

Boy battling rare disorder made honorary soldierFlanked by his new brothers-in-arms, the tiny figure in camo stands tall
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  • 3 days ago
Texas

Bullets in backyards: Neighbors concerned about college's gun range

Bullets in backyards: Neighbors concerned about college's gun rangeThe range, which is part of the Alamo Colleges First Responders Academy, is leased to the FBI for firearms training.
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  • 3 days ago
Health

Texas clinic launches home colon cancer screening pilot program

Texas clinic launches home colon cancer screening pilot programAn Austin Regional Clinic pilot program is testing the colon cancer home screening kit called Cologuard, with the ultimate goal of colonoscapy compliance.
  • Health
  • 3 days ago
Texas

TCU SAE member speaks about fraternity's coming changes

TCU SAE member speaks about fraternity's coming changesFor the first time since the scandal surrounding the racist video from fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma, an SAE member at a North Texas school is speaking out.
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Interstate 35 reopens after deadly tractor-trailer wreck

Interstate 35 reopens after deadly tractor-trailer wreckAll lanes of a major interstate have reopened in Central Texas after a deadly accident involving a tractor-trailer that slammed into a bridge beam in a construction zone.
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Station wagon tied to JFK assassination up for auction

Station wagon tied to JFK assassination up for auctionThe last known automobile in North Texas related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy is up for auction on eBay.
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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Audio, video released of officer's shooting of student

Audio, video released of officer's shooting of studentThe Alamo Police department released the recordings Thursday of the police shooting death of Cameron Redus of Baytown
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

Big rig causes bridge collapse, killing one in Central Texas

Big rig causes bridge collapse, killing one in Central TexasAt least one person is dead after a crash along Interstate 35 in Salado
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Gov. Abbott calls for reform of child protection in Texas

Gov. Abbott calls for reform of child protection in TexasAbbott asked for $40 million more in new funding for the chronically underfunded and understaffed department, and increased oversight of child safety placement
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couplesA federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples
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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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Body of student found in marshy area of South Padre Island

Body of student found in marshy area of South Padre IslandPolice have found the body of a college student who was reported missing following a spring break trip to South Texas.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Business

But no Chuck Norris: Ram shows Texas Rangers pickup

But no Chuck Norris: Ram shows Texas Rangers pickupOne of the best ways to woo Texans is to flash a new pickup truck in front of them.
  • Business
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Texas Senate education leaders mull school voucher plan

Texas Senate education leaders mull school voucher planA Texas Senate education panel is considering a sweeping but divisive voucher plan that would let families get state funding to send their children to private and religious schools.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Local

Harris County leads the nation in population growth

Harris County leads the nation in population growthNew U.S. Census Bureau figures show Texas is the nation's second-largest state for population with about 27 million people.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Foster kids fight for extracurricular activities

Foster kids fight for extracurricular activitiesFoster parents pushing for the passage of Senate Bill 1407 testified alongside former foster kids Tuesday in a health and human services committee.
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Police looking for man who exposed himself at Texas State

Police looking for man who exposed himself at Texas StateTexas State University police are looking for the person they say exposed himself on campus and was fondling himself while sitting on a Sewell Park bench.
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

North Texas contractor calls tree root find a 'miracle'

North Texas contractor calls tree root find a 'miracle'A local contractor out on a job dug up what he believes is a miracle and message from God. Now he wants to share it with everyone.
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Smithville teacher challenging dismissal over alleged racially insensitive remark

Smithville teacher challenging dismissal over alleged racially insensitive remarkA Smithville teacher is challenging the district's decision to terminate his contract over a racially insensitive remark he allegedly made in class in February.
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
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Bexar County woman finds her dog mutilated, left for dead

Bexar County woman finds her dog mutilated, left for deadA Bexar County woman is pleading for the community's help to find the person responsible for mutilating her dog.
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Suspect in deadly 'butt lift' injection surrenders

Suspect in deadly 'butt lift' injection surrendersA woman accused of performing an illegal cosmetic injection that resulted in the death of a Dallas woman surrendered to police on Wednesday.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
News

TX House gives preliminary approval to texting and driving ban

TX House gives preliminary approval to texting and driving banA bill that would ban texting and driving across Texas is one step closer to becoming law.
  • News
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
News

Galveston PD to warn drivers of speed traps

Galveston PD to warn drivers of speed trapsPolice plan to tell everyone when and where officers run radar in Galveston.
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
News

Pearland twins drowning ruled homcide

Pearland twins drowning ruled homcideThe Harris County Medical Examiner's Office ruled Wednesday that the drowning deaths of 15-month-olds Sabrina and Savannah Russo, were a homicide.
  • News
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
News

Private investigator's new claims about Durst

Private investigator's new claims about DurstA private investigator has spent the last decade and a half consumed by the mystery surrounding the millionaire accused of murder, Robert Durst.
  • News
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Texas

House passes statewide texting and driving ban bill

House passes statewide texting and driving ban billThe Texas House of Representatives passed a bill proposing a statewide ban on texting and driving Wednesday
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago