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Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 02:27 PM CST

Rattlesnakes Like New North Austin State Office Buildings

Rattlesnakes Like New North Austin State Office Buildings

Frequent sightings of rattlesnakes outside a couple of north Austin state office buildings have people who work in them rattled.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 02:59 PM CST

A&M Assoc. Dean a Finalist for UTIA Chancellor

A&M Assoc. Dean a Finalist for UTIA Chancellor

Three finalists have been named in the search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 12:53 PM CST

Texas Man Arrested in Alleged Minnesota Road Rage Incident

Texas Man Arrested in Alleged Minnesota Road Rage Incident

A Texas man is in custody in Minnesota after allegedly firing a gun at another motorist.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 02:24 PM CST

Century of Rain, Wind Eroding Texas Landmark

Century of Rain, Wind Eroding Texas Landmark

The Everett Building's north wall has endured more than a century of wind and rain erosion, but repairing the Gregg County Historical Museum's home isn't a simple fix.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 10:34 AM CST

Body of 28-Foot Whale Washes Ashore Near Port Aransas

Body of 28-Foot Whale Washes Ashore Near Port Aransas

A body of a 28-foot-long female sperm whale is found washed ashore on private property north of Port Aransas.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 07:54 AM CST

Girl, 5, Found Tied Up Behind San Antonio Restaurant

Girl, 5, Found Tied Up Behind San Antonio Restaurant

Authorities in San Antonio say a 5-year-old girl was found tied up and abandoned behind a fast-food restaurant early Friday morning.

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 04:08 PM CST

Saddest Innovation: MX Student Designs Bulletproof Backpacks

Saddest Innovation: MX Student Designs Bulletproof Backpacks

A grade-school student in the violent Mexican border city of Matamoros has won a runner-up prize in a state science fair with an unusual proposal: a bulletproof backpack to hide behind during shootouts.

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 12:46 PM CST

Unique Texas Map Reprints Make Great Gifts, Help Save Texas History

Unique Texas Map Reprints Make Great Gifts, Help Save Texas History

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging Texans to give the gift of Texas history from the Texas General Land Office Archives.

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 10:51 AM CST

Man Wanted for Questioning in Southeast Texas Infant's Death

Man Wanted for Questioning in Southeast Texas Infant's Death

Authorities say a 27-year-old man sought in Southeast Texas for three counts of endangering or abandoning a child is wanted for questioning about the death of one of the children he was babysitting.

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 10:45 AM CST

Thief Grabs Turkey From Houston-Area Couple's Pickup Truck

Thief Grabs Turkey From Houston-Area Couple's Pickup Truck

A Houston-area woman says someone stole a turkey she planned to cook for Thanksgiving from a grocery bag in the back of her pickup truck.

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