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George H.W. Bush Recovering; Barbara '1,000 Percent Better'

George H.W. Bush Recovering; Barbara '1,000 Percent Better'

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston Thursday, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being watched after complaining of fatigue and...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 03:05 PM CST

Texas 2-Month-Old Girl Dies After Mauled By Pet Dog

Texas 2-Month-Old Girl Dies After Mauled By Pet Dog

Investigators say a 2-month-old Central Texas girl has died after being mauled by the family's pet German shepherd at home while her father slept.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 01:47 PM CST

Some Abilene Students Learn About Aerospace Technology

Some Abilene Students Learn About Aerospace Technology

It's not just "3, 2, 1, blastoff" at the Academy of Technology, Engineering, Math & Science, though rocket science is among the school's offerings.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 01:43 PM CST

Dredging Begins in Final Phase of Galveston Beach Expansion

Dredging Begins in Final Phase of Galveston Beach Expansion

Crews have begun transferring up to 1 million cubic yards of sand in dredging to fortify a stretch of Southeast Texas beach and reduce erosion.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:53 AM CST

Army Plans Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Environmental Study

Army Plans Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Environmental Study

The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop...

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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.

Cat Litter or Meth? Man Says Deputies Couldn't Tell

Cat Litter or Meth? Man Says Deputies Couldn't Tell

A Houston-area man says sheriff's deputies conducted faulty field tests on cat litter they found in his vehicle, which they believed was methamphetamine.

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