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Mother Neff State Park near Waco reopens

Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:09 pm

Mother Neff State Park near Waco reopens She’ll no longer have to worry about keeping “her” head above water. Mother Neff State Park, named after Governor Pat Neff’s mother,…


Texas DPS changes estimates of value of illegal drug seizures

Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:08 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Department of Public Safety has changed its valuation method for drug seizures, dramatically increasing their worth, a week before submitting a border operations report to lawmakers.

The Austin American-Statesman reports that the department is…


US 75 north of Dallas closes Friday during snowy weather, accidents

Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:56 am

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas snowstorm has closed schools, snarled traffic and forced a main highway to Oklahoma to shut down after dozens of vehicles slipped off the road.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says US 75 near Melissa,…


Former Gov. Rick Perry: Obama has made the world less safe

Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:00 am

Former Gov. Rick Perry: Obama has made the world less safe By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for…


Man who killed Texas deputy gets life in prison, no parole

Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:52 am

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A sexual assault suspect has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a West Texas deputy as he tried to serve a warrant.

Dan William Higgins of Midland pleaded guilty Thursday to capital…


Dallas ISD cited for poor background checks

Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:44 am

DALLAS (AP) — State education authorities uncovered violations in the Dallas Independent School District's background check process and recommended the appointment of a monitor to ensure procedures are followed.

The Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Education Agency's Special…


Eltife, Marshall rep introduce Kari's Law

Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:40 am

Eltife, Marshall rep introduce Kari's Law (KYTX) - State Senator Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) and Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) filed Kari's Law which would require businesses to have direct…


Dallas area has another quake, 3.1 magnitude near Irving

Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:06 am

Dallas area has another quake, 3.1 magnitude near Irving IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas area has had another minor earthquake.

The US Geological Survey reports a 3.1 magnitude quake happened…


Contestant not letting Cerebral Palsy keep her from pageant

Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:03 am

Contestant not letting Cerebral Palsy keep her from pageant (KYTX) - A 20- year old North Texas woman will compete for this year's title of Miss Texas, but she's not competing…


Lawyers: Detained immigrant families in Texas issued bonds

Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:50 am

Lawyers: Detained immigrant families in Texas issued bonds SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Immigration attorneys say the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has begun issuing bonds for Central American immigrant…


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