Texas adds jobs while unemployment rates rise in 24 US states

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.

Search for Texas deputy suspended, but will resume

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood. Roger Wade, a spokesman for the Travis County Sheri

VIDEO: Coast Guard rescues man adrift in water for 30 hours

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — A man adrift in Gulf of Mexico waters for more than a day after his fishing boat sank was rescued when the crew of a passing oil tanker heard his cries for help, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Monday.

South Texas man becomes 3rd West Nile fatality

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — South Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. Hidalgo County officials say the unidentified Donna man died Wednesday.

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More than 700 exposed to TB by hospital worker in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Public health officials say more than 700 people at an El Paso hospital, including a number of infants, have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected with the disease. The city's Department of Public…

19 September 2014 [11:15 AM]
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Texas QB David Ash ends playing career

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash has given up playing football after suffering at least one concussion and lingering symptoms…

17 September 2014 [08:57 PM]
Federal officials propose Texas immigration lockup facility

WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Federal authorities want to build a new South Texas immigration lockup for families amid an unprecedented surge in the number of youngsters pouring across the U.S. border, a federal official said Thursday. Immigration…

11 September 2014 [02:26 PM]
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Rangers-Washington Resigns

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has resigned, saying he needs to devote his full attention to an "off-the-field…

05 September 2014 [03:26 PM]
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'Casting a vision'

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said he would set a vision and course as governor to make Texas tops in the nation…

04 September 2014 [09:10 PM]
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Texas school funding still unconstitutional

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional for a second time Thursday, finding that even though the…

28 August 2014 [07:08 PM]