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Jim Wright, Former U.S. Speaker, Dies at 92
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Jim Wright, Former U.S. Speaker, Dies at 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who served more than three decades in the U.S. House of Representatives, died Wednesday at the age of 92. Watch »

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Authorities Apprehend Escaped Prisoner

Authorities Apprehend Escaped Prisoner

Authorities say they apprehended an 18-year-old prisoner who escaped from a Rowlett hospital Wednesday morning. Watch »

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The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From

The Tom Brady Scandal: Texts From "The Deflator"

New England Patriots' locker room staff accused of deliberately releasing air from the Patriots game balls after the... Read »

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Community Calls for Answers in Death of Bipolar Man in Restraint-Chair

Community Calls for Answers in Death of Bipolar Man in Restraint-Chair

Community leaders and clergy in Georgia are meeting Wednesday to demand answers about the death of a bipolar man who... Read »

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Tornado Warning in Southwest Oklahoma

Tornado Warning in Southwest Oklahoma

Severe storms are popping up in Oklahoma. You can watch KFOR, the NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City's chopper live... Read »

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Most Millionaires Feel Like They're Middle Class: Poll

Most Millionaires Feel Like They're Middle Class: Poll

Most of the millionaires polled said that they were middle or upper middle class, according to a recent CNBC poll. Read »

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Syrian President Defends Recent Military Setbacks

Syrian President Defends Recent Military Setbacks

Following recent setbacks by government forces, Syrian President Bashar Assad commented publicly on the challenges... Read »

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Helicopter Crash in Denton County

Helicopter Crash in Denton County

Breaking news from NBC 5. Crews with the Department of Public Safety are en route to a scene of an aircraft down in... Read »

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Jim Wright Early Casualty of Rising US House Partisanship

Jim Wright Early Casualty of Rising US House Partisanship

As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright... Read »

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Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs Returned

Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs Returned

A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in... Read »

49 minutes ago
Patriots Probably Deliberately Deflated Footballs: NFL Report

Patriots Probably Deliberately Deflated Footballs: NFL Report

The New England Patriots employees likely deliberately deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship, and quarter... Read »

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Plano Firefighters Share Personal Connection to

Plano Firefighters Share Personal Connection to "Fill the Boot"

This year, Plano firefighters are trying to raise $80,000 to fight muscle disease. They tell NBC5 they’re inspired... Read »

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Tornado Watch: 5 North Texas Counties Until 9 p.m.

Tornado Watch: 5 North Texas Counties Until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch for five North Texas Counties. Jack, Montague, Palo Pinto, Park... Read »

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Abbott Supporting Religious Objections Bill

Abbott Supporting Religious Objections Bill

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is publicly getting behind a religious objections bill that is moving fast after... Read »

2 hours ago
NBA Road Teams Enjoying Rare Success

NBA Road Teams Enjoying Rare Success

Unlike most teams in these playoffs, the Mavs failed to win a road game. Read »

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4 Cranes Arrive at Port of Houston, Prep for Bigger Ships

4 Cranes Arrive at Port of Houston, Prep for Bigger Ships

Four massive cranes have been shipped to the Port of Houston as part of $700 million in upgrades to handle loads... Read »

2 hours ago
3 Fake

3 Fake "Masonic" Cops Said Force Was 3,000 Years Old: Sheriff

Three people accused of posing as police officers with a rogue force they said had existed for thousands of years... Read »

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Snorkeler Finds Plastic Skeletons Having Underwater Tea Party

Snorkeler Finds Plastic Skeletons Having Underwater Tea Party

A terrified snorkeler discovered what he thought were human remains at the bottom of the Colorado River. Upon furth... Watch »

2 hours ago
Texas Rep., Gay Son Split Over Discrimination Bill

Texas Rep., Gay Son Split Over Discrimination Bill

A Texas lawmaker and his son, an HIV-positive gay activist, are split over a bill that would repeal ordinances bann... Read »

3 hours ago
Silver Alert Discontinued for Missing Man, 74

Silver Alert Discontinued for Missing Man, 74

The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office has discontinued a Silver Alert for a missing 74-year-old man with cognitive... Read »

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