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3 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

HOLD FOR RELEASE 12:01 AM ET WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 Graphic shows difference between new and old SAT college entrance exam;; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; HOLD FOR RELEASE 12:01 AM ET WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 Graphic shows examples of new SAT questions; 3c x 7 inches; 146 mm x 177 mm; WASHINGTON - Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can ... (more)

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KRGV

Texas Crop Report

Central: Most counties reported good soil moisture overall on rangeland and pastures.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Collin County, TX, Hunt County, TX, Camp County, TX

Northern Michigan News

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

National Public Radio

Texas Candidate Faces Thorny Death Penalty Choice

The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Death Penalty, Rick Perry, US Governors, Prison

Bellingham Herald

University of Texas goes another round to get Farrah Fawcett portrait

The University of Texas is appealing a Los Angeles Superior Court jury verdict from December that an iconic portrait of the late actress by Andy Warhol belongs to her on-again off-again lover, actor Ryan O'Neal.

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Related Topix: Charlie's Angels, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Farrah Fawcett, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Ryan O'Neal

KLTV Tyler

ICE arrests 40 criminal aliens in East Texas during 3-day operation

From U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 40 convicted criminal aliens during a three-day operation which concluded Saturday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, Tyler, TX

Las Cruces Sun-News

Kelela: An R&B star-to-be rises in L.A.

Her futuristic love songs feel like high-def screen grabs of latent passion, micro-tonal desire and other in-the-middle emotions that the English language can't quite articulate.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Africa, World News, Ethiopia

WINK-TV Fort Myers

3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage rates

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Rick Perry, Texas Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KYTX-TV News

ETX man arrested in Missouri faces child sexual assault charges

Now that spring has finally sprung, a lot of us have one thing on our mind -- vacation.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

KWTX

Woman, 75, Enters Plea In Crash That Killed Texas Woman, 92

A FREEZE WARNING is in effect tonight for McLennan, Coryell, Lampasas, Mills, Hamilton, Bosque, and Hill Counties ... Temperatures tonight cold drop below freezing across parts of Central Texas, which would tie our latest freeze on record.

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Related Topix: Lampasas, TX

CBS Local

SPCA Of Texas Offers $2,000 Reward In Burned Cat Case

The SPCA of Texas is offering $2,000 as a reward to the person or people who provide information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator who has allegedly severely burned a cat in the Cochise Village neighborhood of Wills Point on March 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Wills Point, TX, Hunt County, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

2 Texas firefighters hurt when fire trucks collide

A fire official says the firefighters were taken to a hospital for treatment but not seriously hurt when the collision occurred late Monday morning.

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Greenwich Citizen

Texas grand jury to be seated in Perry ethics case

A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Cold front brings erratic weather to Texas

A cold front has brought snow to the Texas Panhandle, hail to the central part of the state and forecasts for freezing conditions accompanied by strong winds.

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Related Topix: Weather, Panhandle, TX, Lubbock, TX, West, TX

Examiner.com

Texas developing space ports in Midland and south of Houston

If the stars align properly, Texas will in the fullness of time be the location of not just one but three different space ports.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Police searching for vehicle that struck elderly E. Texas woman

Law enforcement are searching for a possible suspect in a hit and run that left an elderly East Texas woman hospitalized.

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Burnt Orange Report

Op-Ed: Civil Rights Remain a Struggle in Texas

Last week's Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Library emphasized the tremendous advancements we've made in America, and the way in which President Johnson helped usher in a new era of opportunity for all.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Red River Rumble? BLM Wants to Seize 90,000 Acres of Texas Ranchers’ Land

Byers, Texas along the Red River - The BLM stole 140 acres of the Tommy Henderson ranch thirty years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Byers, TX

KLTV Tyler

East Texas under Tornado Watch until 12 a.m. Monday

Some of these storms, with high winds, left property damage to buildings in Pittsburg around 3:30 PM.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Health

BroadwayWorld.com

Texas Gala Movie Premiere to Raise Funds for Animal Rescue, 5/25

The Texas State Premiere of the award-winning wildlife rescue documentary Lion Ark - about the rescue of 25 lions - will be given extra bite as the event is to raise funds to send the team back to South America to save dozens of animals suffering in illegal circuses.

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