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Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 at 09:23 AM CDT

AP Top 10 HS Football -- How They Fared

AP Top 10 HS Football -- How They Fared

Results for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:46 PM CDT

Controversial Travis County GOP Chairman Out of Job

Controversial Travis County GOP Chairman Out of Job

The Texas Republican Party says a GOP chairman for the county that includes the state capital is out of a job after filing as a write-in candidate for president of the United States.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 03:55 PM CDT

Jury: GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash

Jury: GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash

A Texas jury has found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another one.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:16 AM CDT

Suspect in Teacher's Murder Extradited from Mexico

Suspect in Teacher's Murder Extradited from Mexico

Investigators say a man charged with capital murder in the 1993 slaying of a retired Texas teacher has been extradited from Mexico.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:51 AM CDT

Texas A&M Fraternity Suspended After Student's Death

Texas A&M Fraternity Suspended After Student's Death

The Sigma Nu fraternity suspends its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:28 AM CDT

New Texas Plates Boost Music Education

New Texas Plates Boost Music Education

A new license plate for Texas drivers will benefit the Texas Music Office, which will send $22, per plate, to a grant program for music lessons and instruments for students.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:41 AM CDT

Police Officer Suspended for Choosing Whataburger Over Duty

Police Officer Suspended for Choosing Whataburger Over Duty

A San Antonio police officer was suspended in July for choosing to eat Whataburger instead of helping another officer with an intoxicated man outside.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 06:44 PM CDT

Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles Welcomed Home to Texas

Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles Welcomed Home to Texas

Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio de Janeiro.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 04:13 PM CDT

Condemned Killer in Utah Girl's Slaying Loses Texas Appeal

Condemned Killer in Utah Girl's Slaying Loses Texas Appeal

Texas' highest criminal court has rejected an appeal from a man on death row for suffocating a 2-year-old Utah girl on Christmas Day 1997.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 05:51 PM CDT

UT Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex Toys

UT Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex Toys

Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

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