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  1. Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | WSB-TV

    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt moved Thursday to rescind much of a package of safety measures proposed for chemical plants nationwide after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant. Pruitt signed a significantly revised slate of rules from the Obama era on safety and risk management at 12,500 U.S. facilities, including chemical plants and refineries.

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  2. Border Patrol: Wall in New Mexico to be 'serious structure' Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | WSB-TV

    A new wall being constructed along a 20-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in southern New Mexico as part of President Donald Trump's fight against drug trafficking and illegal immigration is being advertised as a "very serious structure" made of metal and concrete. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials gathered Monday to mark the groundbreaking of the $73 million project at Santa Teresa near New Mexico's state line with Texas.

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  3. Arizona sends 225 troops to Mexico border, more heading soon Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | WSB-TV

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that 225 members of the state's National Guard were heading to the U.S.-Mexico border to support President Donald Trump's call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration. The Arizona troops were being sent after Texas announced Friday it would send 250 National Guard members and helicopters took the first of them to the border.

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  4. ACLU sues Trump administration to stop family separation Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | WSB-TV

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who the group said was taken from her mother "screaming and crying" and placed in a Chicago facility.

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  5. Why is Ted Cruz _ given name Rafael _ picking on nicknames? Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WSB-TV

    Sen. Ted Cruz smiled Wednesday when an interviewer noted the contradiction between Cruz deriding his election opponent for going by a nickname and Cruz himself using a nickname. Shortly after the polls closed Tuesday in Texas' first-in-the-nation primary, Cruz tweeted a 60-second country jingle targeting his Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke of El Paso.

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  6. Autopsy: Head trauma killed agent but what caused it unknown Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | WSB-TV

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent found severely hurt beside a remote West Texas highway along with his injured partner died of "blunt force trauma" to his head caused by an "undetermined manner of death," according to an autopsy report released Tuesday night. The report sheds little new light on how agent Rogelio Martinez was fatally injured.

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  7. Creating co-ed team saved season for tiny West Texas schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | WSB-TV

    Murissa Horton set her feet, steeled herself and was knocked to the court taking a charge from a barrel-chested teenage boy who outweighed her by more than 100 pounds. The 5-foot-6 high school senior bounced back up, dusted herself off, adjusted her ponytail and got back to work.

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  8. Texas marksman fires ...14 seconds later he hits target 3 miles away Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | WSB-TV

    TUSCOLA, Texas - Imagine for a minute you're standing on a ledge atop the Texas Capitol dome, with a rifle in your hand that looks a sight more sci-fi than most. You've got that gun pointed south down Congress Avenue , all the way to a target no bigger than a couple of large refrigerators standing next to each other next to Southside Flying Pizza .

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  9. Of one mind: Mayfield and Riley ascend together at OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | WSB-TV

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  10. Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WSB-TV

    Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed. Emilio Gutierrez Soto fled to the United States a decade ago after articles he wrote alleging corruption in the Mexican military caused his name to end up on a hit list.

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  11. The Latest: FBI says officer's death a 'potential assault'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WSB-TV

    The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas : FBI officials say they are investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another in West Texas as a "potential assault," but they wouldn't rule out that they were injured in some other way. Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said during a news conference at the FBI's El Paso office Tuesday that the bureau is offering a reward of $25,000 for information that might lead to a resolution of the case.

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  12. The Latest: Agent's mom says she doesn't know how he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WSB-TV

    The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas : The mother of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while on patrol in West Texas says her family still doesn't know the details surrounding his death. Elvira Martinez told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her son, 36-year-old Rogelio Martinez, was very accomplished and loved his job.

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  13. AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WSB-TV

    Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot culvert, and his partner, who radioed for help, has no memory of what happened, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation. FBI spokeswoman Jeanette Harper said in a statement Monday that both agents were found late Saturday night in a culvert near Van Horn and that both had traumatic head injuries.

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  14. The Latest: Trump expresses sorrow over border agent's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WSB-TV

    The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent : President Donald Trump has offered condolences to the family of a Border Patrol who was killed in an apparent attack in West Texas. Trump says a second officer injured Sunday was "brutally beaten and badly, badly hurt" but "looks like he'll make it."

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  15. Patrolling US border agent killed in apparent Texas attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WSB-TV

    Authorities were scouring West Texas on Monday for those behind an apparent attack that killed one U.S. border agent and injured another. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Sunday that was thin on details about what happened, saying the two agents "were responding to activity" while on patrol near Interstate 10 in the area of Van Horn, which is about 30 miles from the border with Mexico and about 110 miles southeast of El Paso. 7 comments

  16. The Latest: Affidavit reveals student admits to shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | WSB-TV

    Authorities say a Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who was booking him on a drug possession charge. Det. Thomas Bonds of the Lubbock city police department says in an affidavit released Tuesday that 19-year-old Hollis Daniels III wasn't handcuffed while campus police officer Floyd East Jr. was processing him Monday.

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  17. Texas student charged with murder in campus officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | WSB-TV

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