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Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 07:27 PM CDT

San Antonio School Officials Rename Lee High School

San Antonio School Officials Rename Lee High School

Officials at a San Antonio school district have voted to rename a high school because of its ties to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, though one trustee says it doesn't change much.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT

Texas Democrats Apologize for 'Campus Carry' Tweet

Texas Democrats Apologize for 'Campus Carry' Tweet

The Texas Democratic Party is apologizing for a tweet that linked the state's "campus carry" law to the arrest of a Texas Tech University student in the fatal shooting of a campus police officer.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 11:14 PM CDT

Slain Texas Tech Officer Identified; Became Officer in May

Slain Texas Tech Officer Identified; Became Officer in May <br />

Authorities say a Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who was booking him on a drug possession charge.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 09:01 AM CDT

Texas Pumpkin Crops Hit Hard by Heavy Rain

Texas Pumpkin Crops Hit Hard by Heavy Rain

It's the peak time of year to harvest pumpkins, but the weather hasn't been so kind to Texas crops.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 05:41 AM CDT

1st Trial Stemming From 2015 Waco Biker Shootout to Begin

1st Trial Stemming From 2015 Waco Biker Shootout to Begin

Jury selection is to begin Tuesday in the first trial stemming from a deadly 2015 shootout between bikers and police in Waco.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:17 PM CDT

University of Texas Explores Bid to Manage Nuclear Lab

University of Texas Explores Bid to Manage Nuclear Lab

The University of Texas is among the educational and business institutions considering bids to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 12:58 PM CDT

Allen, Aledo Stay Atop AP Top 10 Football Rankings

Allen, Aledo Stay Atop AP Top 10 Football Rankings

Allen leads the 6A rankings and Aledo is atop the 5A rankings in the AP's list of the top football teams in the state. See the Top 10s for all classes on NBCDFW.com.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 11:50 AM CDT

Texans Star J.J. Watt Breaks Left Leg, Out for the Season

Texans Star J.J. Watt Breaks Left Leg, Out for the Season

J.J. Watt broke his left leg on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, leaving the Houston Texans without one of their biggest stars for the second straight season.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 02:26 PM CDT

Whataburger Releases 'One-of-a-Kind' James Avery Texas Charm

Whataburger Releases 'One-of-a-Kind' James Avery Texas Charm

Two iconic Texas brands are teaming up for a "one-of-a-kind" Texas-theme keepsake just in time for holiday shopping.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:05 AM CDT

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians Say Stick With Columbus

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians Say Stick With Columbus

Austin joins Los Angeles, Seattle and other cities in a movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day.

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