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1 hr ago | Amarillo.com

Lone Ranger actor's outfit up for auction in Texas

The outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when making appearances as the character after retiring from television is going up for auction in Texas.

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Related Topix: Lone Ranger, Entertainment, Television, The Lone Ranger, Drama, Western, Action Movies, Clayton Moore

2 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

2 Texas officers on admin duty after suspect death

Two San Antonio police officers have been put on administrative duty after the in-custody death of a theft suspect.

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3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Texas shooting suspect had faced other charges

Patti Beller prays Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Spring, Texas, outside the home that was the scene of a multiple shooting the night before.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Spring, TX

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

STEM workers, veterans may be answer for Texas businesses' cybersecurity problems

Brian Engle, cybersecurity coordinator and chief information security officer for the State of Texas, was the keynote speaker at the "Cyber Essentials to Protect Your Business: An Exploration of the New Cybersecurity Framework" roundtable Thursday at the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin hotel.

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12 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Will they knock down the Astrodome?

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KTSM-AM El Paso

Texas Man Shot Kids Execution-Style

The details emerging from yesterday's shooting in a Houston suburb are jarring: Prosecutors this morning alleged that Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, shot his seven victims execution-style in the head after tying them up; four children and two adults are dead, with a 15-year-old survivor having sustained a skull fracture.

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KRON 4

Police: Texas Man Killed Family When They Wouldn't Reveal His Ex-Wife's Location

A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was, authorities said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sundance Film Festival

KXLY-TV Spokane

Boehner blames Obama on immigration

His famously tanned visage got redder as he talked to reporters about the flood of child immigrants illegally entering the country and President Barack Obama's criticism of him and other Republicans over immigration policy.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Ohio, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government

Dallas Morning News

Border Patrol to stop flying migrants from Texas to San Diego

The U.S. Border Patrol says it will stop bringing Central American migrants to San Diego after their arrests in Texas.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Retail gasoline prices across Texas drop 2 cents

AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the nationwide price at the pump of $3.64 per gallon, which is down 3 cents from a week ago.

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Tri-cityherald.com

4 children, parents killed in Texas shooting

Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, is charged with multiple counts of capital murder in the killings Wednesday evening, Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman said early Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KHOU-TV Houston

Man gets 40 years in South Texas drugs, guns case

A San Antonio gang member has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for pushing crack cocaine and trying to smuggle guns to a Mexican drug cartel.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Iol.co.za

Texas man's rampage leaves six dead

Law enforcement officers surround a shooting suspect on July 9, 2014, in Spring, Texas.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Harris County, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

East Texas father arrested, charged after child dies in hot car

On Wednesday, Smith County Sheriff's Office detectives and patrol deputies arrested Russell Lindstrom, 33, of Flint in connection to the two toddlers who were found in a pickup with the windows rolled up .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Reuters

Texas robbery suspect sets himself on fire, then is shot by police

Police in a Dallas suburb shot a suspected burglar after he poured a flammable material on his clothing and set himself on fire on Wednesday outside a chicken wing restaurant, a city official said.

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Star-Telegram.com

University of Texas president resigning next year

After years of clashes with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the group that oversees the University of Texas System, the president of its flagship Austin campus reached a resignation deal Wednesday that will keep him on the job until June 2015.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas city using treated wastewater for drinking

As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Wichita Falls, TX, West, TX

WNDH-FM Napoleon

A new genre is born with this masterpiece filmed over 12 years with the same actors.

I have never seen a movie like this. And I probably won't again. It's a story about growing up, seen through the eyes of a child over 12 years.

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Related Topix: Before Midnight, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Slacker, Richard Linklater, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

Boston.com

President Obama resists calls to visit Texas border

Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they're struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they've been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, FEMA, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Reuters

Obama request for border money gets wary reception

Congressional Republicans on Wednesday cast a skeptical eye on a White House request for $3.7 billion to address an influx of child migrants at the U.S. border while President Barack Obama headed to Texas to meet a top critic, Texas Governor Rick Perry.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

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