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6 workers suffer burns in East Texas mine accident

THERMO, Texas (AP) - Six workers at an East Texas coal mine have suffered burns from falling debris. Mine owner Luminant says the accident happened Wednesday in Thermo, about 80 miles northeast of Dallas. Hopkins County Fire Department Chief Kevin…

14 August 2014 [11:22 AM]
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VIDEO: North Texans Don't Mind Heat

North Texans Don't Mind Heat. Despite the temperatures, folks found activities to take part in and ways to keep cool.…

10 August 2014 [03:46 PM]
Elaborate marijuana farm discovered in East Texas

GOODRICH, Texas (AP) - Texas authorities are working to clear more than a dozen marijuana fields found in the eastern part of the state. Chief Deputy Bryan Lyons from the Polk County Sheriff's Office says more than 44,000 plants had…

29 July 2014 [12:07 PM]
Texas agencies to crack down on illegal water use

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Increased enforcement efforts will soon begin to prevent people from illegally drawing water from Central Texas lakes and the lower Colorado River. Law enforcement officers for the Lower Colorado River Authority and other agencies will increase…

28 July 2014 [11:56 AM]