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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 05:10 PM CST

Female Kicker for Strawn Football Takes Pride in Team

Female Kicker for Strawn Football Takes Pride in Team

Strawn's K-Lani Nava may not be one of a kind, but at the very least she's defying a staggering set of odds.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 05:04 PM CST

Despite 7 Women's Statements, Bush Unlikely to Be Prosecuted

Despite 7 Women's Statements, Bush Unlikely to Be Prosecuted

Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched seven women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 05:02 PM CST

Houston's Harvey Fund Gives Out $28.9 Million in Grants

Houston's Harvey Fund Gives Out $28.9 Million in Grants

The Harvey relief fund promoted by top elected officials in Houston says it's given out $28.9 million in grants to a range of groups helping victims of the August storm.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 05:11 PM CST

Texas Coastal Cities Undertake Post-Harvey Dune Restoration

Texas Coastal Cities Undertake Post-Harvey Dune Restoration

The relaxation of state regulations after Hurricane Harvey has allowed Texas coastal communities to undertake nearly a dozen dune reconstruction projects.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 04:56 PM CST

Texas Chem Plant Unprepared for Harvey: Agency

Texas Chem Plant Unprepared for Harvey: Agency

Federal investigators said Wednesday they've seen no signs that a Houston-area chemical plant that flooded and partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey considered moving its highly unstable compounds...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 03:59 PM CST

Pence, Abbott and Perry on Harvey Recovery

Pence, Abbott and Perry on Harvey Recovery

Vice President Mike Pence will be joined by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, and FEMA Administrator Brock Long, in a briefing on Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts in Texas.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:26 PM CST

Texas State Suspends Fraternities, Sororities After Pledge Dies

Texas State Suspends Fraternities, Sororities After Pledge Dies

Texas State University has suspended all fraternity and sorority chapter activities following the death of a fraternity pledge after an initiation ritual.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:32 AM CST

Criminal Justice System in Houston Goes on After Harvey

Criminal Justice System in Houston Goes on After Harvey

State District Judge Maria Jackson stood up behind a shaky makeshift bench in the basement of the Harris County jail and came eye-to eye with an inmate in an orange jail uniform 3 feet away.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 09:16 AM CST

Federal Prison Guard in Texas Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case

Federal Prison Guard in Texas Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case

A federal prison guard in Texas faces up to 15 years behind bars for smuggling drugs and electronic devices to inmates at a Houston-area lockup.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:03 AM CST

'Super Invader' Tree Hits South, But Flea Beetle May Be Hero

'Super Invader' Tree Hits South, But Flea Beetle May Be Hero

The tallow tree, a "super invader" with toxic leaves and no natural enemies in North America, is conquering the South.

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