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2 hrs ago | SFGate

Girl whose 6 family members were killed recovering

Cassidy Stay, the lone survivor of a family massacre in Texas, speaks during a community memorial at Lemm Elementary School on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Spring, Texas.

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7 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Survivor quotes Harry Potter after bloodshed

Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Violent Crime, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors

11 hrs ago | KIII

Backlogged immigration courts face new deluge

FILE - This June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. LOS ANGELES - Adolescent girls in braids and pigtails and teenage boys wearing jeans and sneakers sat alongside their parents in the courtroom of Immigration Judge Frank Travieso to hear how long they might be allowed to stay in the United States.

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13 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

East Texas man accused of killing teenager gets trial date

The murder trial of Coby Hudgins is set for Oct. 27 in the 124th District Court, Judge Alfonso Charles said Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

17 hrs ago | Business Journal

Same-sex couples may qualify for employee benefits in Texas. What's it mean for your business?

Jana Woelfel said that while the proposal does not make any changes today, it still holds significance in the Obama administration's efforts towards equal rights for same-sex marriages.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

21 hrs ago | 104.7 The Mix

Accused Texas Shooter Collapses in Court

When the charges against him were read in a Texas courtroom today, Ron Lee Haskell collapsed.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

Marchers held signs as they made their way to Department of Homeland Security offices, protesting immigration policies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in El Paso, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, Ohio, Barack Obama, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors

ABC News

Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian envoy in Washington; Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Reps.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Texas Government, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Lamar Smith, Democrat, Representative Beto O'Rourke, Rick Perry, US Governors, Loretta Sanchez, Entertainment

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

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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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

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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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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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

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