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Meat Recall: Improper Inspections Lead to Contaminated Beef Products
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Pounds of beef products from Rancho Feeding Corporation in Petaluma, Calif.,  have gone on recall due to improperly inspected animals. Approximately 8.7 million products were said to be unfit for human consumption. The recall was first announced January 13 when thousands of …

“Affluenza” Teen Still Gets No Jail Time After Killing 4

On Wednesday, judge Jean Boyd ordered Ethan Couch to rehab in addition to his 10-year probation sentence. Couch is the 16-year-old Texan who killed four people and injured two with is father’s Ford F-350 pickup truck on June 15. The teenager had …

Texas Execution: Woman Put To Death

The state of Texas has the highest execution rate in the United States. It’s safe to say they are inclined to be less discriminatory about who is placed on death row. Even though the executing of women in the United …

Suzanne Basso Cleared for Execution in Texas

On Tuesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Suzanne Basso competent to be executed. Basso, 59, is awaiting execution in Texas due to her part in the 1998 murder of Louis “Buddy” Musso, a mentally handicapped man. Though …

Michael Young Retires After 14 Years

Michael Young announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Friday afternoon at the Rangers Ball Park in Arlington. Young played for the Texas Rangers from 2000 to 2012. His struggles in the 2012 season led the Rangers to trade …

Cyberbullying: Two Texas Parents Had Enough

It seems the parents of a Texas high school student are fed up with their daughter being cyberbullied, and they’re doing something about it through the legal system. Reymundo Esquivel and Shellie Tingle-Esquivel are suing several teenage boys for including …

Texas Pregnant Woman Ruled Legally Dead Today

In a twist from recent life support legal battles, today a Texas family has won the case to release their loved one from life support. On November 26th, a 14-week pregnant Marlise Munoz was deemed brain dead from what was …

Marlise Munoz Ordered Off Life Support
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Tarrant County District Judge R.H. Wallace has told John Peter Smith Hospital of Fort Worth that they have until 6PM EST this coming Monday to disconnect 33-year-old former paramedic Marlise Munoz from her ventilator. Her husband, Erick, has been fighting …

Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis
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Controversial political commentator Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity’s self-titled Fox News channel talk show Monday night to sound off on Texas Senator Wendy Davis. Coulter, who appears frequently on Fox News, jumped at the chance to weigh in on …

NYC Triple Homicide: Queens Father Arrested in TX
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The man who is suspected of the brutal killing of his wife and two daughters was caught in Texas on Monday. The 28-year-old Queens father, Miguel Mejia-Ramos was found in a white van with NY plates when a team that …

Jason Berryman, Former Iowa State Player, Found Dead

Ex-Iowa State Football Player Jason Thomas Berryman was found dead on Wednesday in his East Texas home. Succumbing to multiple gunshot wounds, the body of the 28-year-old former Cyclone player was found by family members who were just so happening …

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 …