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  1. Texas man gets 30 year in child pornography caseRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A West Texas sex offender has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison after using a public library computer to share child pornography. A federal prosecutor says 30-year-old Berry Miller received the punishment on Thursday.

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  2. 3 more babies test positive for TB in West TXRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Three more babies have tested positive for tuberculosis after a nurse's assistant infected with the illness possibly exposed about 860 babies at an El Paso hospital's nursery. El Paso Public Health Director Robert Resendes said Thursday that of the total of 11 cases at Providence Memorial Hospital, seven are possible false positives because they had been vaccinated against TB previously.

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  3. Texas psychiatrist charged with 52 counts of fraudRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A West Texas psychiatrist has been charged with 52 counts of health care billing fraud mainly involving nursing home residents or patients who died. Federal prosecutors in Lubbock say Gross was arrested Wednesday at his office on charges that he defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of more than $1.7 million.

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  4. Former Texas jailer charged over Facebook accountRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A former West Texas jailer is behind bars after authorities say he set up a fake Facebook account to defame a sheriff's deputy. Thirty-seven-year-old Eric Tipton is being held on $300,000 bond at the Brown County Jail on charges of online impersonation, stalking and retaliation.

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  5. West Texas contractor dies after school workRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    With Election Day less than a month away, the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce has released a series of questions posed to each of the candidates in the mayoral and city council races, along with their answers. With Election Day less than a month away, the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce has released a series of questions posed to each of the candidates in the mayoral and city council races, along with their answers.

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  6. Funeral held for slain West Texas sheriff's deputyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Hundreds of friends, family members and law enforcement officers have gathered to honor a slain West Texas sheriff's deputy. The funeral for Midland County sheriff's Sgt.

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  7. In Texas, Bush father and son hit campaign trialRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    George P. Bush is expected to sail to victory next month and take over a little-known but powerful office that's historically served as a stepping stone to a higher level of Texas politics. The 37-year-old Fort Worth attorney and investment manager didn't need to import his famous father for a campaign swing through West Texas.

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  8. American Eagle jet makes emergency stop in TexasRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    An American Eagle jet has made an unplanned landing in West Texas after a cockpit light indicated a possible problem with the braking system. Airline spokesman Matt Miller says the plane was flying Tuesday from Midland to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport when the pilots declared an emergency and touched down in Abilene.

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  9. Texas man gets life in prison in wife's killingRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Bossier City and Sports Commission leaders already have a contingency plan in place in case not enough NBA preseason game tickets are sold. The NBA preseason game at the CenturyLink Center between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Dallas Mavericks is just weeks away and Bossier City and Sports Commission leaders already have a contingency plan in place in case not enough tickets are sold.

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  10. Court sides with fed biologists in lizard debateRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A federal judge has dealt a blow to environmentalists who have been pushing for endangered species protections for a lizard found in New Mexico and West Texas. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras in Washington, D.C., ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted lawfully when it decided in 2012 not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard.

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  11. West Texas TB exposure: 15 infants in greater riskRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    West Texas health officials say they are focusing on tracking and contacting 15 of the 854 babies exposed to tuberculosis by a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital. El Paso Public Health Director Robert Resendes says his staff is focused on finding those of the 15 infants still not screened because their underlying health conditions leave them more vulnerable to infection.

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  12. Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons labRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The inspector general's office identified several major weaknesses in the lab's procedures for packing contaminated gloves, tools and other radiological wastes that were destined for permanent storage at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southern New Mexico.

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  13. El Paso border bridge upgrades to start MondayRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Six-year-old Serdeario Thomas, Jr. will no longer have the opportunity to run his hand along the laces of a football, but all 21 of his teammates are taking the field in his honor. Six-year-old Serdeario Thomas, Jr. will no longer have the opportunity to run his hand along the laces of a football, but all 21 of his teammates are taking the field in his honor.

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  14. West Texas woman charged with killing husbandRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Investigators say a West Texas woman has been charged with killing her husband of nearly 25 years by allegedly using an apron to strangle him. El Paso County jail records show 61-year-old Martha Acevedo of San Elizario was being held Saturday on a murder charge.

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  15. 5 babies test positive for TB in Texas exposureRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Six-year-old Serdeario Thomas, Jr. will no longer have the opportunity to run his hand along the laces of a football, but all 21 of his teammates are taking the field in his honor. Six-year-old Serdeario Thomas, Jr. will no longer have the opportunity to run his hand along the laces of a football, but all 21 of his teammates are taking the field in his honor.

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  16. West Texas man found guilty of strangling wifeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A West Texas man has been found guilty of strangling his wife to death because he said she was cheating on him. The El Paso Times reports 49-year-old Manuel Torres was convicted Thursday in El Paso in the death of Lilia Torres.

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  17. Pilot avoids beach crowd, crash-lands in oceanRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The search concluded Thursday afternoon for a man who may have fallen into the Red River early that morning from the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge on I-20 in Bossier City after being struck while helping to push a disabled pickup truck out of the road. The search concluded Thursday afternoon for a man who may have fallen into the Red River early that morning from the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge on I-20 in Bossier City after being struck while helping to push a disabled pickup truck out of the road.

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  18. 45 more infants exposed to TB at Texas hospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Health officials say an additional 45 infants may have been exposed to a West Texas hospital worker infected with tuberculosis, bringing the total number of children potentially exposed to the disease to 751. Health officials said Tuesday that they received a list of another 45 infants at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso.

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  19. Train, semitrailer collide in West TexasRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System could select a new president for Northwestern State University on Tuesday following back-to-back public interviews of finalists Lisa Abney and James Henderson. The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System could select a new president for Northwestern State University on Tuesday following back-to-back public interviews of finalists Lisa Abney and James Henderson.

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  20. Testing of West Texas babies exposed to TB beginsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    West Texas health officials are testing some infants for tuberculosis after they revealed last week that more than 700 of the babies may have been exposed at an El Paso hospital to a hospital worker found to have TB. The children were potentially exposed at a nursery in the Providence Memorial Hospital of El Paso between September 2013 and last month.

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