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2 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Texas medical board charges controversial cancer doctor

Fans of Houston doctor Stanislaw Burzynski love him for defying the medical establishment and offering alternative therapies to terminally ill patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Oncology

6 hrs ago | KION 46

Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

10 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Texan pleads guilty in oil, gas investment scam

A North Texas man faces up to 20 years in prison in an oil and gas Ponzi scheme that attracted nearly $6 million in investments before he fled to Oregon.

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14 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

House Republicans Announce Recommendations to Address Border Crisis

House Republicans unveiled a plan Wednesday to address the southern border crisis, recommending that the National Guard assist in humanitarian care of the influx of minors entering the country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Illegal Immigration

18 hrs ago | Park Record

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Park City, UT

18 hrs ago | NWCN.com

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KWTX

One Man Arrested After Body Found In Texas Law Firm's Offices

Jestin Wayne Hooker, 27, was in custody Wednesday, after officers discovered a man's body in the offices of a law firm in Lubbock.

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Related Topix: Texas Government

KAUZ

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.

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Related Topix: Prison, Air Accidents, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

12NewsNow.Com

Washington family says dog reunited with Texas family belongs to them

It was a joyous reunion for one family and a devastating loss for another. The Miller family of Tyler, Texas, lost their beloved Maltese named Reese seven years ago.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Mesquite, TX

KXAN-TV Austin

Texas-based drug ring leader gets nearly 23 years

Prosecutors say the leader of a Texas-based drug ring that supplied at least eight other states has been sentenced to nearly 23 years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Federal Prisons, Prison, January

NewsOK.com

Texas jury awards municipal utility $30 million

A Comal County jury on Tuesday returned the verdict in favor of New Braunfels Utilities.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Suspect in Texas police shooting 'presumed dead'

Law enforcement officers secure a neighborhood during a standoff with a capitol murder in La Joya, Texas on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: La-Joya, TX, Hidalgo County, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Air Force Times

General: Texas Guard to take observation role at border

Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors

NBC29

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Federal Aviation Administration

KHOU-TV Houston

Perry sets special election for Texas Senate seat

Gov. Rick Perry has set Sept. 9 as the date for a special election to fill the Texas Senate seat of Republican Robert Duncan, who resigned to become chancellor of Texas Tech University.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

WTVF Nashville

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use... Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas body found decomposing in cornfield

San Antonio police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a car in a cornfield.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texas man gets 16 years for injuring officer

A Texas man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a car crash that caused a San Antonio police officer's leg to be amputated.

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Bellingham Herald

Former Texas hospital chief's fraud trial to begin

Details of the prosecution's case against Dr. Tariq Mahmood were disclosed in the recent court filings.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

The medical examiner's office says it's still trying to determine what caused the death of a New York City man who appeared to be held in a chokehold as police attempted to arrest him.

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Related Topix: World News, Prison, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government

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