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3 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for millions

A federal judge in Orange County on Monday rejected the effort to obtain about $44 million from the estate of Texas billionaire J. Howard Marshall, whom Smith married in 1994 when he was 89 and she was 26. The oil tycoon died the next year.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Anna Nicole Smith, Wedding, US News, US Supreme Court, Entertainment

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

5 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Texas Gov. Perry turns himself in on felony charges

The longest-serving governor in Texas history was to turn himself in today on two felony charges of abuse of power.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Rice University

7 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Defiant Texas Gov. Perry coming to New Hampshire

Texas Gov. Rick Perry walks to an interview with Fox in downtown Austin on Monday Aug. 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government

11 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

Execution Drug Cost Quadruples For Texas Prisons

Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Medicine, Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic), Food and Drug Administration, State Prisons

15 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Advocates eye border protest in New Mexico, Texas

Immigrant advocates say they are planning a 100-mile walk along the border in New Mexico and Texas to protest the use of military-style patrols.

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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Will Gov. Rick Perry's indictment throw a wrench in the Texas job machine?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's indictment may slow the tide of companies choosing to relocate to the Lone Star State, some experts say.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Mail

New sex toy for women to simulate sex on their own - a simple glove

Drunk, threatening cops and kicking the door to her cell: The shocking video of Texas district attorney's DWI arrest that's behind Governor Rick Perry's indictment for trying her get her fired Family say Michael Brown was 'executed' after star pathologist claims he could have survived first five bullets - before sixth 'kill shot' to the head.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Prison, Riot

Daily Mail

Me and My Operation: Pump that squeezes your arteries to help fight heart failure

One young man's life cut short - another's changed forever: Haunting video shows shattered cop Darren Wilson standing over body of Michael Brown, the youth he'd just shot six times Family say Michael Brown was 'executed' after star pathologist claims he could have survived first five bullets - before sixth 'kill shot' to the head.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Fitness, Yoga

KSL-TV

No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

A judge isn't issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run - despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Bobby Jindal

CBS Local

Fatal Stabbings At Greenville Skating Rink

One person remains hospitalized after a fight following a birthday party at a North Texas roller skating rink left two people dead and five hurt.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

In South Texas, Few On The Fence Over Divisive Border Wall Issue

The federal government has spent $2.3 billion to build the fence - 649 miles of steel fencing, in sections, between the U.S. and Mexico, designed to help control the illegal movement of people and contraband.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration

KXXV-TV Waco

Police: Half-nude Texas man dies after altercation

San Antonio police say a partially naked man who crashed his vehicle and was shot with a Taser has died.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Defends Veto That Led to Indictment: 'I...

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power , noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WFAA-TV Dallas

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

A farm in central New Jersey carved an image of the New York Yankees captain and a thank you message to him into its five-acre corn maze.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, Life, Holidays, Halloween, George Bush, W.

KXXV-TV Waco

Texas historical park could have truck stop nearby

The Brownsville Herald reports a Utah-based company got the go-ahead for rezoning from a planning and zoning commission.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Kill President Obama

Federal authorities say a Texas woman has admitted to mailing a letter that threatened the life of President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

KXII-TV Sherman

2 stabbed to death outside Texas skating rink

Two men have died after being stabbed during an argument outside a North Texas roller skating rink that left several other people wounded.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Woman who sneaked on plane gets early jail release

A stowaway who was recently ordered to serve 177 days in jail for violating probation by returning to Los Angeles International Airport is out of custody.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri, Rick Perry, Texas Government

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Olympian

Perry vows to fight Texas indictment

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a news conference on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Austin, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX

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