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  1. U.S. stocks swoon after U.K. votes for BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | KYTX-TV News

    U.S. stocks nosedived Friday as investors stunned by United Kingdom voters' unexpected move to exit the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron's subsequent resignation announcement sent global markets into a tailspin. Amid swirling uncertainty over the impact of the so-called "Brexit," the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 402 points as of 10:35 a.m. ET, a 2.2% drop.

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  2. Maximum glide: World record flight try coming to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KYTX-TV News

    Folks in West Texas could catch a glimpse of history this week: An Australian man hopes to set a world record for longest hang-gliding flight during a south-to-north trip across the Lone Star State. Extreme hang glider Jonny Durand, who was born in Beechmont, a small town near Brisbane, hopes to fly 475 miles from Zapata to Lorenzo, Texas.

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  3. Colorado animal communicator helps Texas pet owner find lost dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    A Winona pet owner searched an entire week, trying to find one of her dogs that ran away. It wasn't until an out-of-state animal communicator got involved the dog came back to her owner.

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  4. Supreme Court family pays respects to Justice Antonin ScaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made one final visit Friday to the marble palace he dominated for the past three decades. His baritone voice silenced and his mighty pen relinquished, Scalia's flag-draped casket was carried into the court's Great Hall and placed on theLincoln Catafalque, which first supported President Abraham Lincoln's casket across the street in the U.S. Capitol after his assassination in 1865.

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  5. Procession carrying Antonin Scalia's remains arrives in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    The body of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been taken to a funeral home in El Paso, where officials are waiting to hear whether an autopsy will be performed. Chris Lujan - a manager for Sunset Funeral Homes - says a procession that included about 20 law enforcement officers arrived early Sunday at the funeral home.

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  6. Justice Scalia found dead at Texas ranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the outspoken leader of the Supreme Court's conservative bloc, was found dead at a Texas ranch Saturday morning, the San Antonio Express News reported on its website. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the resort in West Texas, the Cibolo Creek Ranch, reportedly as part of a private group of about 40 people.

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  7. Oil clocks best day in 7 years on OPEC hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Oil prices scored their biggest one-day gain since 2009 Friday after hitting 12-year lows a day earlier, as hopes of production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries fueled a rally. The roller-coaster ride for crude oil kicked into high gear as the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil, the U.S. benchmark, rose 11.5 percent to settle at $29.23.

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  8. 7-month-old is lone survivor in deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Seven-month-old Keira Adkinson's car seat -- a rear-facing Graco SnugRide -- worked exactly as it should have to save her life, said Sgt. Lonny Haschel, a spokesman with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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  9. Stocks tumble as the Dow drops 250 after oil falls back toward $30Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Stocks were trading sharply lower in early trading Tuesday, with the Dow down more than 250 points after another selloff in the oil patch puts energy shares on the defensive and risk-taking on hold on in what has been a difficult start to 2016. Increasingly, the trading motto on Wall Street is: 'As oil goes, so goes the U.S. stock market.' 1 comment

  10. Gov. Abbott seeks federal disaster help after Texas tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Gov. Greg Abbott has requested a federal disaster declaration for some Texas counties after deadly late-December blizzards and tornadoes. Abbott on Tuesday announced the request for individual assistance for people in Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Franklin, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties.

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  11. Jacksonville bans texting and drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    There is now a city in East Texas -- where you can get a ticket -- for doing something that is legal in most other parts of the state. The Jacksonville city council recently approved an ordinance that will ban texting and driving for all drivers on all roads.

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  12. Oil prices topple below $35 amid market turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | KYTX-TV News

    Oil prices toppled below $35 on Wednesday morning as investors grappled with a turbulent start to the year for global markets. A rough economic outlook in China, another day of stock declines and North Korea's claim of testing a hydrogen bomb sparked the selloff.

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  13. Insurers offer tips for Texans hit with storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    With damaging storms across North Texas and blizzard conditions in West Texas over the weekend, insurance companies are sure to have a busy end of the year in the area. The Insurance Council of Texas and USAA have offered the following tips for any homeowners whose property suffered damage over the weekend.

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  14. Texas Tech veterinary school plan annoys A&M System chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    A Texas Tech University System has proposed development of a veterinary school offering a doctoral program in Amarillo, citing student demand and industry needs in West Texas. The proposal announced Friday, however, has drawn the objection of the Texas A&M University System, which offers the state's exclusive doctoral program in veterinary medicine.

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  15. Jacksonville teen dies in West Texas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    Authorities say Hunter Vess, 19, of Jacksonville, was westbound on the interstate and passed another vehicle in the inside lane. After passing the other vehicle the Chevy pickup merged back into the outside lane.

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  16. $628K of marijuana found in Texas shipment of tablewareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    Officers at a West Texas border crossing have seized $628,000 worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of plastic cups, plates and saucers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Laredo discovered the 1 -ton smuggled pot shipment amid the plastic tableware.

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  17. County says settlement reached in West, Texas blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    A settlement has been reached with families of some victims of a massive West, Texas fertilizer explosion two years ago, according to the website of McLennan County, where a trial on their claims was set to begin. Jury selection for trial had been scheduled to start Monday but a county website post says potential jurors are excused because "a settlement has been reached."

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  18. 4 from West Texas air force base die in Afghanistan crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    Officials say four airmen from an Air Force base in West Texas are among 11 people killed in a U.S. military transport plane crash in Afghanistan. Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene on Friday announced the victims included four members of the 317th Airlift Group A Dyess statement did not immediately release names of the two pilots and two loadmasters who died, pending notification of next of kin.

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  19. Dallas to mark location at Love Field where LBJ took oathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    A plaque in the tarmac at Dallas Love Field will commemorate the precise spot where Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as president on November 22, 1963. DALLAS Amid all the scurry of passengers and planes, it is easy to forget what happened at Dallas Love Field almost 52 years ago.

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  20. Teen accidentally shoots self while taking selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    Family members said a 19-year-old father of two accidentally shot himself while attempting to take an Instagram selfie. The teen tried to take a picture of himself holding a gun to his head when the gun went off, according to the Houston Police Department.

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