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Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 08:04 PM CST

Texas Board Rejects Confederate Group's Latest License Plate

Texas Board Rejects Confederate Group's Latest License Plate

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has denied a group's latest attempt to create a specialty license plate celebrating soldiers who fought for the Confederacy.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 08:02 PM CST

Radar Used to Help Locate Graves in Central Texas Cemetery

Radar Used to Help Locate Graves in Central Texas Cemetery

Near the peaceful banks of the Middle Bosque River, Daniel Kieninger recently put radar to use to hunt for graves in a cemetery that dates back to just after the Civil War.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 06:26 PM CST

Beaumont May Change Water System After Hurricane Harvey

Beaumont May Change Water System After Hurricane Harvey

A new pump station and pipeline in southeastern Texas could help improve the area's ability to provide water to residents in an emergency after flaws in the system were found during Hurricane Harvey.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 06:17 PM CST

Officials to Study Scooter Crashes in Austin

Officials to Study Scooter Crashes in Austin

Officials in Austin are working with the Atlanta-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study how to prevent dockless scooter crashes and patterns tied to the crashes.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 10:17 PM CST

Wife of Imprisoned Ex-Officer in Texas Sentenced to 11 Years

Wife of Imprisoned Ex-Officer in Texas Sentenced to 11 Years

The wife of an ex-Customs and Border Protection officer imprisoned in a drugs and bribery case must serve 11 years for her role in the Texas trafficking scheme.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 09:55 PM CST

'Dumb' and 'Lazy': Trump Responds to Tillerson Criticism

'Dumb' and 'Lazy': Trump Responds to Tillerson Criticism

President Donald Trump responded to criticism from his former secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Friday by calling Tillerson "dumb as a rock" and "lazy as hell."

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 05:28 PM CST

Texas Seamstress Shares Skill to Help Harvey Victims, Others

Texas Seamstress Shares Skill to Help Harvey Victims, Others

When Bernice Spell saw a flier for the charitable group Little Dresses for Africa, she quickly sewed almost 100 items of clothing for children in need on another continent.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 05:23 PM CST

Plan to Designate Route 66 as National Historic Trail

Plan to Designate Route 66 as National Historic Trail

A new proposal moving through Congress seeks to designate Route 66, the highway that connected Chicago to Los Angeles and was once an economic driver for small towns across a post-World War II United States, as...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 05:21 PM CST

Dress for Success Keeps Texans Looking Sharp

Dress for Success Keeps Texans Looking Sharp

Dress for Success is where men and women see their self-image renewed by the type of stylish, professional ensemble they need to rock a job interview or get through the days or weeks before the first paycheck.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 05:20 PM CST

San Antonio Fire Museum Welcomes Visitors, Donations

San Antonio Fire Museum Welcomes Visitors, Donations

The San Antonio Fire Museum, housed in the historic Central Fire Headquarters building near the Alamo, offers a glimpse for some 14,000 visitors annually into an era when volunteers used hand-operated water...

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