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Monday, Oct 1, 2018

Mosque in Victoria Rebuilt, Reopens With $1.1M Donations

Mosque in Victoria Rebuilt, Reopens With $1.1M Donations

A South Texas mosque that was torched early last year has reopened thanks to support from around the world and more than $1 million in donations.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018

Waco Surf Resort Tested After 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' Death

Waco Surf Resort Tested After 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' Death

Test results are expected later this week after a man who visited a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba," local health officials said Monday.

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018

Houston Officials Halt Construction of 'Robot Brothel'

Houston Officials Halt Construction of 'Robot Brothel'

Houston city officials have ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to a Canadian company's plan to open a so-called "robot brothel" in the city.

Friday, Sep 28, 2018

Texas Governor's Race a Whisper as Senate Battle Steals Show

Texas Governor's Race a Whisper as Senate Battle Steals Show

A close U.S. Senate race in Texas has overshadowed Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's bid for a second term. Abbott on Friday night will face Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez in their only debate.

Friday, Sep 28, 2018

Anita Hill Struck by Kavanaugh's Anger Versus Accuser's Calm

Anita Hill Struck by Kavanaugh's Anger Versus Accuser's Calm

Anita Hill says one of the things that stood out to her from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's hearing was how his emotional and angry testimony compared to the calm words of the woman accusing him...

Friday, Sep 28, 2018

Artist Sues Val Kilmer Over Tumbleweed Sculptures

Artist Sues Val Kilmer Over Tumbleweed Sculptures

A Texas artist is suing Val Kilmer, saying the actor co-opted his work.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Proposed Robot Brothel Could Open in Houston

Proposed Robot Brothel Could Open in Houston

A Canadian company says it wants to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston, but it's getting pushback from officials and community groups.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Harris County to Spend More Than $14M on Flood Plain Maps

Harris County to Spend More Than $14M on Flood Plain Maps

Harris County has earmarked $14.5 million for updated flood plain maps more than a year after deluges from Hurricane Harvey swamped parts of Houston.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Biker Gang's President Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

Biker Gang's President Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

The national president of the notorious Bandidos biker gang was sentenced Wednesday to life plus 10 years in prison for directing a violent racketeering and drug trafficking enterprise.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Texas Lawmaker Denies Sending Explicit Texts to Grad Student

Texas Lawmaker Denies Sending Explicit Texts to Grad Student

Attorneys for a Texas state senator said Wednesday that he didn't send "any inappropriate texts" following a report that the University of Texas is investigating allegations made by a graduate student.

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