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Medical miracle or medical torture? Texas mother faces medical child abuse charges

Medical miracle or medical torture? Texas mother faces medical child abuse chargesA Texas mother is facing medical child abuse charges for allegedly treating her child with medication, and doctor shopping all the way to Minnesota to find someone to perform surgery on the boy, even though doctors in Texas say the treatment was unnecessary.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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Mother shares story of son's suicide

Mother shares story of son's suicidePayton James' mother said her son was a pretty non-traditional kid
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcryTexas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh - capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the...
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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16-year-old driver cited in family's deadly crash on way to Disney World

16-year-old driver cited in family's deadly crash on way to Disney WorldThe driver, who was not identified, was cited for careless operation of a vehicle following the 11 p.m. crash on Interstate 20 near Calhoun, Louisiana, state police spokesman Michael Reichardt said.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Publisher withdraws textbook up for Texas approval

Publisher withdraws textbook up for Texas approvalOne of the nation's largest publishers has withdrawn a high school government textbook up for approval in Texas amid criticism that state curriculums exaggerate Moses' influence on American democracy.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Teen charged in porn sting posed as elementary student

Teen charged in porn sting posed as elementary studentFollowing a child pornography tip, police have arrested a 17-year-old male who posed as a 12-year-old child to attend a Hurst elementary school.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Estimated 500,000 in Texas protected from deportation

Estimated 500,000 in Texas protected from deportationPresident Obama's executive action on immigration means some families can now emerge from the shadows of society.
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Crime

Police: Smoke shop source of dangerous K2

Police: Smoke shop source of dangerous K2Police: Smoke shop source of dangerous K2
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Local

Alleged FSU gunman has ties to Texas Tech, Houston

Alleged FSU gunman has ties to Texas Tech, HoustonA source says the gunman involved in the FSU shooting attended school in Texas
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

5 die in crash as Texas family drives to Disney World

5 die in crash as Texas family drives to Disney WorldPolice say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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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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  • 3 days, 12 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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  • 3 days, 12 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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  • 3 days, 13 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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  • 4 days, 1 hour 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.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
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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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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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  • 4 days, 9 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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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 14 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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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 15 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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  • 4 days, 23 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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  • 5 days, 4 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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  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
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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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  • 5 days, 5 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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  • 5 days, 9 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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  • 5 days, 10 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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  • 5 days, 10 hours 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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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
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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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  • 5 days, 12 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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  • 5 days, 13 hours ago