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Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 01:49 PM CDT

TX Lunch Lady Loses 100 Pounds On Cafeteria Diet

TX Lunch Lady Loses 100 Pounds On Cafeteria Diet

Texas lunch lady is 100 pounds lighter after eating her her own cafeteria food every day for a year. Tammy McRae works at Carver Elementary School in Baytown. McRae started out as a dishwasher and was quickly...

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 10:35 AM CDT

Galveston Hurricane Recovery Reaches New Milestone

Galveston Hurricane Recovery Reaches New Milestone

Officials have dedicated an $85 million wastewater treatment plant in Galveston as the largest Hurricane Ike recovery project since the storm hit in 2008.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:37 AM CDT

Texas Man Must Serve Life for Killing Parents

Texas Man Must Serve Life for Killing Parents

A Houston-area man must serve life in prison for the 2014 shooting deaths of his parents at the couple's home.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:29 AM CDT

Texans Receive Honors at White House

Texans Receive Honors at White House

Two Texas natives received National Medal of Arts honors from President Obama Thursday morning.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:14 AM CDT

Trump Sides With Cruz on Internet Control

Trump Sides With Cruz on Internet Control

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign is siding with one of Texas Senator Ted Cruz's biggest projects on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:00 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Wants Out of Refugee Resettlement Program

Gov. Abbott Wants Out of Refugee Resettlement Program

Citing security concerns, Governor Greg Abbott has told the federal government that he plans to withdraw from the refugee resettlement program.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 05:39 PM CDT

Three Rescued Black Bears Get New Texas Home

Three Rescued Black Bears Get New Texas Home

It has been an exciting day for three North American black bears rescued in east Texas.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 11:08 PM CDT

AP Top 10 HS Football Results: Week of Sept. 21

AP Top 10 HS Football Results: Week of Sept. 21

Schedule for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Sept. 23-27.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 12:06 PM CDT

Heat Sickens 5 HS Band Students, Band Director on Leave

Heat Sickens 5 HS Band Students, Band Director on Leave

A high school marching band director in South Texas has been put on paid leave after five students suffered heat exhaustion during outdoor practice.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 07:25 PM CDT

Officers Arrest Driver After Chase in Houston

Officers Arrest Driver After Chase in Houston

A driver who led officers on a chase in Houston has been arrested.

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Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found in Italian Farmhouse

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Sexy Maids Booted Out of College Job Fair

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Two-Headed Rat Snake Gets New Home at Central Texas Zoo

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Nissan Unveils Self-Driving Chair for Waiting in Line

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