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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 03:50 PM CDT

Snyder Urges Michigan House to OK Incentives to Land Foxconn

Snyder Urges Michigan House to OK Incentives to Land Foxconn

Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led Michigan House to pass economic development tax incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure a Taiwanese electronics giant to the state.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:35 PM CDT

Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law in Court

Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law in Court

The Trump administration is backing a Texas "sanctuary city" crackdown in court ahead of a federal judge deciding whether to put the new law on hold.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:30 PM CDT

Texas Official Who Imposed $4B Bond Facing Fresh Scrutiny

Texas Official Who Imposed $4B Bond Facing Fresh Scrutiny

A Central Texas court official who imposed a whopping $4 billion bond on a murder suspect is drawing fresh scrutiny after she declined to recuse herself and oversaw a court hearing involving her son.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 02:01 PM CDT

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Texas Track Coach's Lawsuit

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Texas Track Coach's Lawsuit

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:37 PM CDT

California Attorney General Bans State Travel to Texas

California Attorney General Bans State Travel to Texas

California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.

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National Llama Competition

National Llama Competition

Hundreds of llamas and alpacas will gather in Waterloo, Iowa, this weekend to take part in The Gathering of Friends and Champions, a national llama competition. The llamas will be judged on their fleece, agility...

Man Visits Disneyland 2,000 Times In a Row

Man Visits Disneyland 2,000 Times In a Row

A Huntington Beach man has set a record for most consecutive visits to Disneyland. Jeff Reitz, 44, has visited the park 2,000 times in a row. Reitz started visiting the park every day when he was unemployed...

Deer Caught Duking It Out on Camera

Deer Caught Duking It Out on Camera

Bring it on! Two deer were caught in an impromptu boxing match, caught on cam by a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer.  (Video Credit: TWRA)

College Student's Prank With Dog Goes Viral

College Student's Prank With Dog Goes Viral

Marissa Hooper, from Waxahachie, wondered if her parents actually paid attention to the portraits around her mom's house. Her plan to slowly replace them with pictures of her Chihuahua went viral.

Crime-Fighting Pet Squirrel Returns to the Wild

Crime-Fighting Pet Squirrel Returns to the Wild

A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type. Joey, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home's gun safe, made his long...

Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery

Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery

Barflies appeared not to notice as armed robbers were sticking up a Florida bar with a shotgun Sunday, with some patrons even trying to order more drinks as the robbery was in progress.

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