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Sunday, Dec 17, 2017

Colorado Ski Resort Sued After Fatal Fall From Chairlift

Colorado Ski Resort Sued After Fatal Fall From Chairlift

The family of a Texas woman who died after falling from a chairlift at a small Colorado ski resort as she was riding up with her two young daughters filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Texas Still Waiting for Additional Funds to Extend CHIP

Texas Still Waiting for Additional Funds to Extend CHIP

A federal health insurance program covering nearly 400,000 Texas children is still in limbo as the state remains hopeful it can get additional funding to extend coverage for an additional month.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

Texas Student Takes to School Gun Reported Stolen in 2012

Texas Student Takes to School Gun Reported Stolen in 2012

Authorities in West Texas say an elementary school student took a gun to his campus that had been reported stolen in New Mexico in 2012. The El Paso Times reports an investigation by police determined the...

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

Tom Ridge Expects to Leave Medical Center Before Christmas

Tom Ridge Expects to Leave Medical Center Before Christmas

A spokesman says former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave a Texas medical facility in time to be home in Maryland for Christmas. Ridge suffered a heart attack on Nov. 16 while attending

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017

Ex-Priest Gets Life in Prison for 1960 Parishioner Slaying

Ex-Priest Gets Life in Prison for 1960 Parishioner Slaying

A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump Stops by Whataburger While in Texas

First Lady Melania Trump Stops by Whataburger While in Texas

First Lady Melania Trump and Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, stopped by a Whataburger in Corpus Christi for lunch on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Atheists' Billboard Uses Nativity Scene, 'Just Skip Church'

Atheists' Billboard Uses Nativity Scene, 'Just Skip Church'

A Nativity Scene is included on a billboard paid for by a national atheist group in Dallas, saying "Just Skip Church. It's All Fake News." Similar billboards have also popped up in Oklahoma promoting its...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Operation Kindness Receives $100,000 Donation

Operation Kindness Receives $100,000 Donation

This holiday season just became merrier for Operation Kindness with a recent $100,000 donation from Reliant Gives, the charitable giving program.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

White Supremacist Materials Found at Texas State University

White Supremacist Materials Found at Texas State University

Texas State University officials say five non-students were kicked off campus for trespassing after posting white supremacist flyers and banners.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump in Texas to Visit Harvey Responders

First Lady Melania Trump in Texas to Visit Harvey Responders

First Lady Melania Trump has returned in Texas to visit first responders and view recovery efforts since Hurricane Harvey hit more than three months ago.

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