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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:22 PM CDT

Virgin America Will be the Latest Airline Brand to Disappear

Virgin America Will be the Latest Airline Brand to Disappear

After months of teasing, Alaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America -- their airline's name is being dumped.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 06:11 PM CDT

Rick Perry Decries Texas A&M Student President Election

Rick Perry Decries Texas A&M Student President Election

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was "stolen."

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 09:26 PM CDT

Ex-Baylor Football Player Accused of 2013 Sexual Assault

Ex-Baylor Football Player Accused of 2013 Sexual Assault

A former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from a 2013 incident while he was with the Bears.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 09:50 PM CDT

Fire at Tech's Practice Facility Near Jones AT&T Stadium

Fire at Tech's Practice Facility Near Jones AT&T Stadium

Texas Tech University says nobody was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon at the school's new sports performance center.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:19 PM CDT

Subject of Film 'Bernie' Appeals Lengthy Sentence for Murder

Subject of Film 'Bernie' Appeals Lengthy Sentence for Murder

A former Texas mortician whose legal issues were the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie" is appealing his sentence of 99 years to life in prison in the killing of a wealthy widow.

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Man Smashes Glass Door After Chicken Order Delayed

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Man Accused of Sticking-Up McDonald's with Hairbrush

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New Cup Blowing Challenge Goes Viral

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Man Films 'Never-Ending' Gator Parade in South Florida

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