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Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 07:46 PM CDT

Texas Supreme Court to Get School Finance Appeal

Texas Supreme Court to Get School Finance Appeal

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office formally notified the Texas Supreme Court that it's appealing a ruling that the state's school finance system is unconstitutional.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 03:43 PM CDT

Marine Charged in NC Death of Fellow Gate Sentinel

Marine Charged in NC Death of Fellow Gate Sentinel

A Marine Corps corporal faces negligent homicide and other charges in connection with April's fatal shooting of a fellow guard on duty at a North Carolina base.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 06:50 PM CDT

Jones Attorneys Argue Assault Claim Filed Too Late

Jones Attorneys Argue Assault Claim Filed Too Late

Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones argued Friday that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault should be dismissed because an Oklahoma woman waited too long to file it.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 02:05 PM CDT

Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis are going back to school by addressing the joint convention of the Texas Association of School Boards and Texas Association of School Administrators

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 04:47 PM CDT

Judge Excuses Indicted Perry from Next Court Date

Judge Excuses Indicted Perry from Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican's request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 01:42 PM CDT

Texas Cancer Doctor Convicted of Poisoning Lover

Texas Cancer Doctor Convicted of Poisoning Lover

A cancer researcher in Texas was convicted Friday of aggravated assault for poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 01:28 PM CDT

No. 6 A&M, Ark. Score Big in Different Ways

No. 6 A&M, Ark. Score Big in Different Ways

Sixth-ranked Texas A&M gets most of its yards through the air. Arkansas sticks primarily to the ground. The two teams will play each other this weekend.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 01:00 PM CDT

Explosive Baylor Opens Big 12 Play at Iowa State

Explosive Baylor Opens Big 12 Play at Iowa State

Quarterback Bryce Petty and the Baylor offense shredded plenty of Big 12 opponents during a record-setting 2013 and none got it worse than Iowa State. It's hard to find many reasons why this matchup will...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 01:04 PM CDT

No. 25 K-State Tries to Bounce Back Against UTEP

No. 25 K-State Tries to Bounce Back Against UTEP

There are certain fundamentals that Bill Snyder stresses, and one of them is executing in the final 20 yards before the goal line. Kansas State's performance there last week had the old coach seeing, well,...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 12:45 PM CDT

Sword-Wielding Homeowner Wounds Man With Bat

Sword-Wielding Homeowner Wounds Man With Bat

Police arrest a man they say was injured when he allegedly tried to use a bat to attack a sword-wielding homeowner.

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