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Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 09:45 AM CST

Soldier's Death Last Week is 11th at Fort Hood Since Nov.

Soldier's Death Last Week is 11th at Fort Hood Since Nov.

A 24-year-old found unresponsive in his barracks at Fort Hood last week is the 11th soldier to have died at the Army post since November.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 07:36 PM CST

TX Lawmaker Polls Mosque Leaders on Sharia Law Support

TX Lawmaker Polls Mosque Leaders on Sharia Law Support

A Texas lawmaker has sent a survey to mosques around the state asking leaders there about Sharia Law and to pledge support for the "safety" of former Muslims who have chosen to leave the faith, implying that...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:53 PM CST

Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood

Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas from ousting Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:14 PM CST

Texas Abortions Drop as Clinics Close: Study

Texas Abortions Drop as Clinics Close: Study

The number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:29 PM CST

Retail Gasoline Prices in Texas, Nationwide Down This Week

Retail Gasoline Prices in Texas, Nationwide Down This Week

Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide have declined this week.

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Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's education secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming, may...

7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods.

Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head

Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head

Kerrie Brinkman White and her daughter, Kailie, helped free a goat that was wandering on Highway 152 with a feed bag over its head near Pampa, Texas.

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December. The odds of...

Teen Calls Mom, a 911 Dispatcher, When House Catches Fire

Teen Calls Mom, a 911 Dispatcher, When House Catches Fire

An emergency call a 911 dispatcher in Texas recently answered turned out to be from the dispatcher's daughter who was reporting that their house was burning.

Beachcomber in Galveston Finds Foreign Coins Believed Stolen

Beachcomber in Galveston Finds Foreign Coins Believed Stolen

A beachgoer hunting treasure found more than 100 foreign coins buried in the sand along the Galveston coast.

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