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  1. 2 dead, 5 missing after heavy rains in Texas, KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | KAUZ

    MANDATORY CREDIT . A car and home sit in flood water from Spring Creek along North Ravenswood Drive, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Magnolia, Texas.

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  2. Recent editorials from Texas newspapersRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | KAUZ

    Barring refugees: Locking out those who desperately need help is not the Texas way; it's not who we are It's sadly ironic that a state founded by polyglot groups of people from everywhere imaginable, a state sustained throughout the 19th century by refugees from Poland, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Mexico, Italy and elsewhere, a state enriched throughout the 20th century and into the 21st by refugees from Southeast Asia, the Middle East and other nations around the globe has to tolerate small-minded elected officials who seek to lock the door in the faces of men, women and children desperately seeking refuge. Attorney General Ken Paxton is the latest.

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  3. Latest Texas sportsRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | KAUZ

    Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run, the 569th of his career, and Nick Tropeano threw 6 2/3 strong innings to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Monday night. Tropeano allowed four hits and one walk while striking out six.

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  4. Mexican-American textbook stirs cultural debate in TexasRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | KAUZ

    A textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study. The textbook, titled "Mexican American Heritage," describes Mexican-Americans as people who "adopted a revolutionary narrative that opposed Western civilization and wanted to destroy this society." 24 comments

  5. Latest Texas sportsRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | KAUZ

    Russell Martin singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Texas 4-3 on Wednesday night, their second straight last at-bat victory over the Rangers. Edwin Encarnacion singled off Tony Barnette to begin the ninth and was replaced by pinch-runner Ezequiel Carrera.

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  6. Midwest sees 2nd day of storms but no major damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | KAUZ

    Thunderstorms bearing hail as big as grapefruit and winds approaching hurricane strength lashed portions of the Great Plains on Tuesday. . Storm chasers photograph storm clouds near Wellington, Kan., Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

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  7. Driver deaths on flooded Houston-area roads prompt reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | KAUZ

    The death toll has reached several ... . Trucks at a repair shop in Texas Highway 114 are flooded as Lake Bridgeport continues to rise with runoff from recent rains, in Bridgeport, Texas, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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  8. Drenched Houston area gets more rain and floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | KAUZ

    The death toll has reached several ... . Trucks at a repair shop in Texas Highway 114 are flooded as Lake Bridgeport continues to rise with runoff from recent rains, in Bridgeport, Texas, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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  9. Officials watching 'high risk' dams after Houston stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KAUZ

    The Army National Guard high profile vehicles allowed volunteer firefighters/swift water rescuers from Springcreek Volunteer Fire Department station 3 in Horseshoe Bend to check on the welfare of residents w... . The Army National Guard high profile vehicles allowed volunteer firefighters/swift water rescuers from Springcreek Volunteer FD station 3 in Horseshoe Bend, Texas, to check on the welfare of residents who de... .

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  10. Houston flood control efforts fall behind urban sprawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KAUZ

    Storms have dumped more than a foot o... . A resident looks out from the second floor as floodwaters surround his apartment complex Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston.

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  11. The Latest: Fatality count reaches 4 in Houston floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | KAUZ

    Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding doze... . Taylor McKenzie holds on to his dog, Big Black, as he walks out of high water in the Timber Lakes Timber Ridge subdivision on Monday, April 18, 2016, in The Woodlands, Texas.

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  12. Houston area submerged after 16 inches of rain in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | KAUZ

    Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods ... . Jose Romero, left, and a fellow resident make their way through floodwaters as they try to reach their flooded apartments Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston.

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  13. Texas executes man for killing 12-year-old boyRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | KAUZ

    A South Texas man was executed Wednesday for the 1998 slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank after beating the seventh-grader with a pipe and slitting his throat. Pablo Lucio Vasquez told police he was drunk and high when voices convinced him to kill David Cardenas in Donna, a Texas border town about 225 miles south of San Antonio.

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  14. South Texas man set to die said he drank victim's bloodRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | KAUZ

    The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to block the scheduled execution of a South Texas man for the 1998 slaying of a 12-year-old boy, whose blood the convicted killer said he drank. Pablo Lucio Vasquez, 38, told police he was drunk and high when voices convinced him 18 years ago to kill David Cardenas by beating the seventh-grader with a pipe and then cutting his throat. 9 comments

  15. Planned Parenthood videos bring raid, abortion activist saysRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | KAUZ

    An anti-abortion activist who made undercover videos at Planned Parenthood clinics said in a social media posting that California Department of Justice agents raided his home Tuesday. Agents seized all video footage from his apartment, along with his personal information, David Daleiden said in a Facebook post.

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  16. The Latest: Buddy Ball vs. Philly Ball, Hall of Fame matchupRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | KAUZ

    The Latest on the Final Four with Villanova and Oklahoma playing in the first semifinal and North Carolina and Syracuse in Game 2. : Oklahoma started the second half pounding the offensive glass. The Sooners missed six shots on one possession as they crashed the glass but could not capitalize.

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  17. Houston police nab man, leaped 30 feet from bridge to bayouRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | KAUZ

    Houston police have arrested a man who ran following a traffic stop, leaped from a highway bridge and fell about 30 feet into a bayou. Police say the suspect was being treated Wednesday for hypothermia after spending about two hours in water in a drainage pipe.

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  18. Judge: Sandra Bland's family can see Texas Rangers' reportRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | KAUZ

    A judge has ordered the FBI to allow Sandra Bland's family to review a report of the Texas Rangers' investigation into the woman's death while in custody. U.S. District Judge David Hittner's order on Thursday is part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Houston by Bland's family against Brian Encinia, the ex-Texas trooper who arrested her during a traffic stop, and others involved in her detention.

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  19. Lufkin News circulation director Ricks to become publisherRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | KAUZ

    Southern Newspapers Inc. has announced that Jenniffer Ricks, circulation director of The Lufkin News, has been promoted to become the paper's publisher. The announcement Wednesday says Ricks will assume her new duties July 1 and will succeed Neice Bell, who's been tapped to be publisher of The Kerrville Daily Times.

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  20. Texas man executed for 1997 shooting rampage that killed 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | KAUZ

    Wesbrook, 58, is set for lethal injection March 9, 2016, for... . Death row prisoner Coy Wayne Wesbrook is photographed Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Polunsky Unit outside Livingston, Texas.

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