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Pregnant Woman Murder: Husband Charged With Slaying
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A charge has been brought against the alleged killer of missing pregnant woman, Melissa Sowders, whose body was apparently discovered on Thursday in Harris County, Texas. The estranged husband of Sowders, 28-year-old Matthew Sowders, may face the death penalty or …

Wendy Davis Says Official Should Resign for Lending Views Wendy Davis Says Official Should Resign for Lending Views
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On Monday, State Sen. Wendy Davis suggested to Gov. Rick Perry the resignation of William J. White, chairman of the Texas Finance Commission. White was appointed by Gov. Perry in 2011 to chair the Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner, an …

Nandita Berry Appointed Texas Secretary Of State
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Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed a new secretary of state. Nandita Berry, a Houston attorney, has been named for the position, and will replace John Steen, who will be stepping down after the first of the year. This is …

Cops Find Disgusting Cat Torture Dungeon In Texas
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(Warning: This article contains descriptions of animal cruelty) In Santa Fe, Texas, a narcotics investigation that ended Friday had police finding more than what they were looking for; sub-human treatment by “humans” to animals. On Friday afternoon in the 4000 …

Rich Kid DUI, Gets 10 Years Probation For 4 Deaths
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According to TIME, a 16-year-old in Keller, Texas was convicted of manslaughter after driving drunk and crashing into another vehicle that resulted in the death of four people. Because the kid is rich and suffers from “affluenza”, he wounded up …

Ted Cruz is Subject of No.1 Coloring Book

As soon as Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, Republicans (and most likely other political groups) began implementing their strategies to elect the next president of their own ilk. Over those two years, many names have come from the Republican …

Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community Organizations Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community Organizations
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This week, it was revealed that AT&T would beat Google Fiber to the punch in bringing fiber-backed Internet to Austin, Texas. The incumbent telecom company would also match Google Fiber on price by offering gigabit Internet for $70 a month. …

AT&T Will Offer Gigabit Internet In Austin For $70 A Month AT&T Will Offer Gigabit Internet In Austin For $70 A Month

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would be bringing Google Fiber to Austin at some point in 2014. The local incumbent ISP – AT&T – immediately announced afterward that it would do the same. Many thought that AT&T’s gigabit …

Jon Gruden To Remain With ESPN Until 2014

The Houston Texans are looking for a head coach to replace Gary Kubiak who was fired on Friday. Rumors have been circulating that former Super Bowl winning coach, Jon Gruden, is the number one candidate for the job. However, Gruden …

Nurse Stabbed in Isolated Medical Facility

A nurse who worked at the same hospital for nearly 35 years since 1978 lost her life during her shift. Four other individuals within the hospital received injuries from the same attacker. The attack was located within the Longview, Texas …

Killer Thanksgiving Storm Isis Threatens Travel

The western side of the United States is dealing with an intense storm by the name of Isis, and the southern and eastern parts of the country are sure to have their turn with it soon. According to the Associated …

Willie Nelson Postpones Tour After Crash

Willie Nelson and Family are postponing their remaining November tour stops due to the bush crash that injured three out of five band members. The bus was in an accident late Saturday night caused by icy conditions on the road …

Evolution Debate Rages At Texas Board Of Education Meeting
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It seems that the evolution debate is not about to go away; instead, tougher questions are being asked. Ideological objections to the evolution philosophy raged in a Texas Board of Education late night meeting during the approval of science textbooks. …

‘Catch Me If U Can, Muthasuckas’: Police Arrest Man Minutes After He Taunts Them on Facebook ‘Catch Me If U Can, Muthasuckas’: Police Arrest Man Minutes After He Taunts Them on Facebook
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If you’re wanted by the Rosenberg, Texas police department, it’s probably best to stay away from their Facebook page – especially if you’re planning on playing “catch me if you can.” In response to over a dozen reports of auto …

George P. Bush Files To Run For Office In Texas
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It looks like there will be a Bush on the ballot in Texas again. George Prescott Bush, grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush, and son of former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush, …

“Catch an Illegal Immigrant” Game is Canceled for Texas Students
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It didn’t take long for the University of Texas to put a stop to the “Catch an Illegal Immigrant” event planned for their campus after the event made national headlines. The “Catch an Illegal Immigrant” event, which was planned by …

Tsunami Debris Still Headed to US, Just No Island

UPDATE: Nicholas Mallos, Ocean Conservancy’s marine debris specialist, said this with regard to clarifications from the NOAA about the reports of a “Texas-sized” island: “Following the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan a tremendous quantity of debris washed into the Pacific …

Houston Astrodome Future Left Up to Voters

Voters in Harris Country, TX decided Tuesday not to raise $217 million to save the Astrodome, by turning it into a multipurpose convention center. The pricy plan involved creating 350,000 square feet by raising the floor to street level and …

Selena Gomez To Perform Halftime Show On Thanksgiving

Selena Gomez has been tapped to perform at the halftime show during the Cowboys/Raiders game on Thanksgiving day. The 21-year old pop star says she’s excited, but is a little nervous because she wants to make sure she does her …

Terrell, Texas Serial Killer Arrested

Charles Everett Brownlow Jr., 36, was arrested at 1:30 a.m. in Terrell, Texas, following a town-wide manhunt for a suspect in the brutal murder of five people, according to AP. The rampage began shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday. The bodies …

Texas Abortion Law: Restrictions Declared Unconstitutional By Federal Judge
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A federal judge has determined that some of the new Texas abortion restrictions violate the Constitution, a ruling that will keep many abortion clinics open in the Lone Star State. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed last month by …