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Dallas Cowboys play hardball over unpaid suite at AT&T Stadium

Dallas Cowboys play hardball over unpaid suite at AT&T StadiumThe Dallas Cowboys have filed a lawsuit seeking $7.3 million in damages from a luxury suite owner who allegedly breached her contract.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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National Guard could leave Rio Grande Valley by spring

National Guard could leave Rio Grande Valley by springTexas' top lawmakers are calling for a budget adjustment to fund surge operations in the Rio Grande Valley through August and begin drawing down Texas National Guard forces in the area.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Van de Putte announces San Antonio mayoral run

Van de Putte announces San Antonio mayoral runTexas Sen. Leticia Van de Putte has announced that she has decided to run for San Antonio Mayor in the upcoming election.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Mistrial declared in plastic surgeon's murder case

Mistrial declared in plastic surgeon's murder caseJurors deliberated about seven hours over two days but couldn't reach a unanimous verdict
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Entertainment

Cute pit bull fights fear one backward step at a time

Cute pit bull fights fear one backward step at a timeAn Austin woman's pet pit bull is putting his fears behind him -- literally.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Deputies: Texas man hid heroin in fire extinguishers

Deputies: Texas man hid heroin in fire extinguishersDeputies searching a commercial passenger bus with a K-9 unit uncovered nearly 16 pounds of heroin
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Texas woman on death row loses state court appeal

Texas woman on death row loses state court appealThe state's highest criminal court has denied an appeal from an East Texas woman
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Reward offered in killing of Blinn student from Houston

Reward offered in killing of Blinn student from HoustonA $10K reward has been offered for info leading to an indictment or arrest in the slaying of a Central Texas student
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Animals

About 140 turtles stunned in South Texas cold snap

About 140 turtles stunned in South Texas cold snapExperts are caring for about 140 turtles stunned in a cold snap that left the reptiles stranded on South Texas beaches.
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  • 3 days ago
Texas

Worker dies in Alcoa plant accident near Port Lavaca

Worker dies in Alcoa plant accident near Port LavacaA contract worker has died in an industrial accident at a manufacturing plant in South Texas.
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  • 3 days ago
Texas

Nationally known organization helping Texans legalize marijuana

Nationally known organization helping Texans legalize marijuanaA national non-profit known for its work to legalize marijuana is now organizing support here in Texas.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

APD: Arrests made in K2-related incidents

APD: Arrests made in K2-related incidentsPolice have already arrested two in connection with the laced synthetic marijuana but believe there could be a much larger operation going on.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Arrest made in murder of teen cancer patient

Arrest made in murder of teen cancer patientPolice have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the murder of Ryan Lara, a 15-year-old cancer patient murdered outside his home earlier this month.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
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New ring is positive step for Ebola survivor

New ring is positive step for Ebola survivorIn sickness — and now in health — Amber Vinson and Derrick Markray know love can survive anything. Even Ebola.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

Settlement in Six Flags roller coaster tragedy

Settlement in Six Flags roller coaster tragedySix Flags Over Texas and the German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death last year have reached a settlement with the victim's family.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Health

18 people in Austin experienced adverse reactions to K2

18 people in Austin experienced adverse reactions to K2Paramedics with Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) say 18 people had adverse reactions to K2 Monday afternoon.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Time to vote on Keystone: Yes or no on pipeline

Time to vote on Keystone: Yes or no on pipelineIn the run-up to a razor-thin vote, Sen. Mary Landrieu beseeched fellow Democrats on Tuesday to provide the support necessary to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, the massive project at the center of a fierce environmental dispute and her own uphill struggle for a new...
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Officials seek $86M to extend border security push

Officials seek $86M to extend border security pushGov. Rick Perry wants to spend more than $86 million to extend extra security patrols along the border with Mexico to next August.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Brownsville students learn from SpaceX

Brownsville students learn from SpaceXSpaceX is set to begin construction of a new spaceport in south Texas in the next few months that will transform the Rio Grande Valley into a commercial space hub and research center.
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Texas to allow inmate weddings in prison

Texas to allow inmate weddings in prisonTexas plans to allow marriage ceremonies inside prisons between an inmate and an intended spouse who isn't incarcerated, officials disclosed Tuesday.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Perry prosecutor cleared in contempt case

Perry prosecutor cleared in contempt caseThe special prosecutor who secured abuse of power indictments against Gov. Rick Perry has been cleared in a separate case of contempt of court.
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Mourners recall 1999 Texas A&M bonfire accident

Mourners recall 1999 Texas A&M bonfire accidentMourners have lit candles and left flowers at the Texas A&M Bonfire Memorial to honor those killed and injured 15 years ago in the log pile collapse.
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Fort Worth mortuary case leaves loved ones in limbo

Fort Worth mortuary case leaves loved ones in limboTime may ease the pain for some, but the daughters of Aundrea Jones — better known as "Mother" Jones — say it has only made their pain worse.
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  • 4 days ago
Health

Gastroenteritis cases on the rise in Central Texas

Gastroenteritis cases on the rise in Central TexasWhat's commonly called the stomach flu is breaking out in Central Texas, but doctors say it's not really a flu at all and doesn't affect the lungs.
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  • 4 days ago
Texas

Judge delays ruling on which court will hear Redus family lawsuit

Judge delays ruling on which court will hear Redus family lawsuitA federal judge on Monday delayed his ruling on whether a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of slain UIW student Cameron Redus will stay in federal court or go back to state court.
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
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Man files lawsuit claiming gastric sleeve surgery cost him his legs

Man files lawsuit claiming gastric sleeve surgery cost him his legsCarlos Saucedo was living in Coppell when he said he was enticed by a bariatric surgery website that states "it's about changing your life."
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
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Hunters claim crossbows injured thumbs

Hunters claim crossbows injured thumbsNationwide, at least two dozen hunters claim serious thumb injuries from Barnett Crossbows.
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
News

Controversial Texas textbooks headed to classrooms

Controversial Texas textbooks headed to classroomsIf approved by the state school board on Friday, these textbooks could trickle out to the rest of the country and be used in classrooms for the next decade.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

New snow record marked at DFW Airport

New snow record marked at DFW AirportThe first snow of the season arrived and quickly left North Texas overnight.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
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Marshals: Skull found in field was wanted sex offender

Marshals: Skull found in field was wanted sex offenderThe case of a former Army specialist who escaped from federal supervision was closed Monday after officials said the sex offender's skull was found in a field two months ago.
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  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Weather

Light snowfall dusts N. Texas towns

Light snowfall dusts N. Texas townsLight snowfall accumulation was reported from Dallas to Amarillo overnight into early Monday morning
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Dropkick Murphys tour bus involved in fatal crash near Austin

Dropkick Murphys tour bus involved in fatal crash near AustinA tour bus for the band Dropkick Murphys was involved in a fatal crash on Sunday
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Fort Worth end-of-life case may weigh on legislature

Fort Worth end-of-life case may weigh on legislatureNovember 26 will mark a grim one-year anniversary; the day Fort Worth mother Marlise Munoz collapsed at home and was declared brain dead
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Animals

Dallas Safari Club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

Dallas Safari Club may cancel endangered rhino huntA Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder's request
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Native American heritage museum opens in Cleburne

Native American heritage museum opens in CleburneA museum devoted to Native American heritage has opened in the North Texas town of Cleburne.
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
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Austin firm eyed for $90M state Medicaid contract

Austin firm eyed for $90M state Medicaid contractThe state office responsible for investigating Medicaid fraud and waste is finalizing a $90 million contract with an Austin company
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago