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Sunday, Dec 31, 2017

Texas Man Found Dead in Padre Island Seashore Surf

Texas Man Found Dead in Padre Island Seashore Surf

Authorities in South Texas are investigating the death of a New Braunfels man found in the surf at the Padre Island National Seashore.

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017

Unruly Man With Guns Arrested at Houston Hotel

Unruly Man With Guns Arrested at Houston Hotel

An intoxicated man was arrested at a hotel that hosts one of Houston's largest New Year's Eve parties after police found several guns and ammunition in his room, police said Sunday.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017

Houston Can Clear Out Homeless Tent Cities: Federal Judge

Houston Can Clear Out Homeless Tent Cities: Federal Judge

A federal judge has cleared the way for Houston city officials to enforce an ordinance that prohibits homeless people from setting up tents and temporary living quarters in public places.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017

More Men Must Enroll to Meet Texas Graduation Goal: Board

More Men Must Enroll to Meet Texas Graduation Goal: Board

State officials say the number of men pursuing public college degrees must increase to catch up with their female counterparts as part of a statewide effort to expand the number of Texans who graduate.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017

Feral Hog Poison Field Tests in Texas in 2018

Feral Hog Poison Field Tests in Texas in 2018

Feral swine do more than $1.5 billion a year in damage around the country, and scientists are taking what could be a big step toward controlling them.

Monday, Dec 25, 2017

3 Dead, 2 Critical After West Texas Vehicle Crash

3 Dead, 2 Critical After West Texas Vehicle Crash

Three people are dead and two critically injured after one SUV crashed into another at an intersection in rural West Texas.

Monday, Dec 25, 2017

United Apologizes to Passenger Who Says US Rep Took Her Seat

United Apologizes to Passenger Who Says US Rep Took Her Seat

United Airlines has apologized and given a $500 travel voucher to a passenger who accused the airline of giving her first-class seat to U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Houston Democrat.

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Former Texas Congressman Says he was Abused at Boys Ranch

Former Texas Congressman Says he was Abused at Boys Ranch

A former Texas Congressman has said he was among the teens who were abused at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle, just days after allegations of abuse at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch...

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Texas Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Facebook Threats to Judge

Texas Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Facebook Threats to Judge

A Texas man has been sentenced to five years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sending threatening Facebook messages to a judge.

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

A fire broke out early Saturday burning more than 30 city transit vehicles in Victoria, Texas, where residents were already struggling for transportation after losing cars in the flooding from Hurricane...

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LimeBike Sawed in Half, Bolted to Deep Ellum Pole

LimeBike Sawed in Half, Bolted to Deep Ellum Pole

Bikeshare provider LimeBike says they are proud to serve the people and city of Dallas -- even after someone sawed one of their bikes in half and bolted it to a telephone pole overnight Thursday.
Frozen Jellyfish in Russia

Frozen Jellyfish in Russia

Moon jellies brought to the Baltic Coast by storms are turning to ice due to the bitter cold.
Dr Pepper-Drinking Texas Donkey Returns Home After 2 Years

Dr Pepper-Drinking Texas Donkey Returns Home After 2 Years

Where did Oscar, the Dr Pepper-drinking donkey go for two years? That's what his owners in Paradise, Texas, would like to find out.
What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

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New IKEA Print Ad Urges Customers to Pee On It

New IKEA Print Ad Urges Customers to Pee On It

IKEA's new ad promises a big discount - if you urinate on it.
Owners Reclaim Lost Peahen Found in Prosper

Owners Reclaim Lost Peahen Found in Prosper

A North Texas family has found the owner of a peahen that showed up on their back patio Wednesday morning.
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