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  1. Texas' November jobless rate falls to 4.9 percentRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Texas unemployment rate has declined for the third month in a row to 4.9 percent in November as the state continues to add jobs. The Texas Workforce Commission said Friday that Texas added 34,800 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in November for a total of 441,200 jobs added since last year.

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  2. Ex-Homeland Security official in Texas gets prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An ex-Department of Homeland Security supervisor in South Texas must serve three years in prison for trying to cover up lapses in investigations and operations. Pedraza was special agent-in-charge of the Office of Inspector General's McAllen field office from 2009 to early 2012.

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  3. Texas spa owner sentenced for illegal injectionsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A South Texas beauty spa owner has been sentenced to three years in prison for illegally injecting liquid silicone into clients at her salon, a practice that led to the death of one woman. Federal prosecutors said in a statement Friday that 38-year-old Elva Navarro of Hidalgo injected at least 30 women and falsely told them she was trained and certified to provide the injections.

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  4. South Texas man finds grenade while cleaning lotRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Fifty-four-year-old Juan Perez tells KRGV-TV he picked up the grenade at the lot near Mission on Tuesday before he realized what it was. He says it weighed about 3 pounds and had a pin.

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  5. DA didn't see video of judge doing sobriety testsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A South Texas prosecutor says if police would have given him a dashboard camera video of a judge doing field sobriety tests he would have recommended a pre-trial diversion program instead of saying there wasn't enough evidence to prosecute her for driving while intoxicated. A judge dismissed the case against 13th Court of Appeals Justice Nora Longoria last month.

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  6. South Texas judge's DWI charge dismissedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Hidalgo County officials said Wednesday there is not enough evidence to prosecute 13th Court of Appeals Justice Nora Longoria. Judge Rolando Cantu dismissed the case against her last week. 1 comment

  7. Prosecutors: Texas man used cocaine to buy votesRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Federal prosecutors say a 47-year-old man provided cocaine to secure votes for school board candidates in South Texas. A federal judge in McAllen on Monday scheduled the arraignment of Francisco "Frankie" Garcia of Donna for next month.

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  8. Texas asks court to allow closure of most clinicsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions heard arguments Friday about an even tougher part of the same law, which requires all abortion clinics to adopt costly standards mandated for walk-in surgical clinics. Texas Solicitor General Jonathan Mitchell asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the requirement found unconstitutional by a federal judge in Austin.

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  9. Texas abortion restrictions at US appeals courtRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions is hearing arguments about an even tougher part of the same law, which requires all abortion clinics to adopt costly standards mandated for walk-in surgical clinics. Texas asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the requirement found unconstitutional by a federal judge in Austin. 2 comments

  10. Wendy Davis to speak at borderRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis says that if elected governor she will listen to elected officials in South Texas if they say the National Guard is not needed for border security.

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  11. Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectorsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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  12. Answers about immigration checkpointsRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The arrest of a prominent immigration activist and former journalist at a Texas airport was a reminder of the latitude that the U.S. Border Patrol has in conducting checkpoints.

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  13. Texas gov testifies on child immigration crisisRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A veteran who collapsed in an Albuquerque Veteran Affairs hospital cafeteria, 500 yards from the emergency room, died after waiting 30 minutes for an ambulance, officials confirmed Thursday.

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  14. Boy's death draws attention to immigration perilsRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    When authorities found an 11-year-old Guatemalan boy's body just about a mile from Texas' southern border, they also discovered his brother's Chicago phone number scribbled on the inside of his belt buckle.

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