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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 …

WWII Plane Crash In Texas Claims 2 Lives
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A plane crash happened on Wednesday around 11:40 a.m. in Galveston, Texas, claiming the lives of two passengers, and destroying a relic P-51 Mustang airplane from the World War II era in the process. Photos of the actual plane, which …

Bullying Football Team: Did the Coach Go Overboard in 91-0 Win?
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A high school football coach in Texas was slapped with a formal bullying complaint after his team won 91-0 on Friday. Aledo High School, the football team that put up a score you’d expect to see in a basketball game, …

Super-Potent Meth In Texas Can Be Absorbed Through Skin
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A highly-potent strain of meth has been discovered in a Texas middle school, and authorities say it’s so strong it can be absorbed into the skin if one comes into contact with it. The liquid drug was found at Blocker …

Texas Bar Sign Jokes About Domestic Violence Texas Bar Sign Jokes About Domestic Violence
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October is Domestic Violence Month, a topic one person in Austin, Texas thought would be appropriate to joke about, as evidenced by a sign he put outside at his place of employment, Minibar. The issue came to light after a …

12-Year-Old Missing from Garland, Texas

A 12-year-old girl has been missing since Thursday morning when she disappeared from Bradenburg Middle School in Garland, Texas. Adrienne Solórzano was last seen leaving her portable classroom to meet her father for a parent teacher conference in the main …

Media Falsely Reports Gorilla for Being Sexist

Meet Patrick, a 23-year-old single male Texan residing in Dallas, who is also a 430-pound Western lowland gorilla that was recently mistaken for hating women (gorilla women in particular). You see, a lot of media reports (MailOnline, E!, Fox News, …

Food Fight Whataburger: Texas Students Apologize
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They say everything is bigger in Texas, and apparently this applies to high school food fights, too. Dozens of students from O’Connor High School and Brandeis High School participated in a crazy food fight at a Northwest San Antonio Whataburger …

Nick Saban on the Texas Rumors: I am too “Old” to Start Over
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Alabama’s Nick Saban is currently the highest paid coach in college football, making more than $5 million per year. Texas coach Mack Brown makes close to the same salary as Saban, but it’s possible that that Saban could be in …

Tom DeLay Wins Appeal of Money Laundering Conviction

In 2005, Tom Delay, along with 2 others, were convicted by a Texas jury of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering through his re-channeling of corporate funds to pay for campaign financing. Today, the Texas 3rd Court of …

Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas

Google announced today that it has inked a deal with the Happy Hereford wind farm outside of Amarillo, Texas. Google is purchasing the farm’s entire output, calling it part of its quest to power its operations 100% with renewable energy. …

Fraternity Muslims: First Muslim Frat House
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America now has its first all-Muslim frat house. Alif Laam Meem (also goes by Alpha Lambda Mu), which was founded in February, is located at the University of Texas in Dallas. Before you start getting images of wild parties such …

Roller Coaster Set To Reopen After Lawsuit
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A roller coaster in Texas was the cause of a death of a young woman two months ago. It is set to reopen this weekend, with new safety measures put in place. The event occurred at Six Flags Over Texas …

Manny Diaz, Defensive Coordinator for Texas, Fired

Following a humiliating 41-20 loss to the BYU Cougars, in which the Longhorn’s defense gave up 550 total yards in rushing, Mack Brown and the University of Texas have decided to fire Manny Diaz from his position as defensive coordinator. …

Carrie Underwood Falls, Jokes About It On Twitter Carrie Underwood Falls, Jokes About It On Twitter

Carrie Underwood continues to be making headlines this week. First her husband is bitten by a chipmunk and this time, she has a dramatic fall on stage during her performance in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is also scheduled to sing …

Spring High School Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, Kids Afraid
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Spring High School, located about 20 miles north of Houston, was the scene of a bloody confrontation this morning after four students were involved in a fight that escalated into violence. 17-year old Joshua Broussard was stabbed to death in …

Whooping Cough Outbreak Could Be Worst In Texas In 50 Years
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Texas residents are being warned of an outbreak of whooping cough that is growing in number every day. The preventable illness has spread to nearly 2,000 people in the state this year, a staggering number that may well overtake the …

Measles Outbreak Sickens 21 At Texas Megachurch

Diseases that spread quickly among populations, such as measles, tend to move like wildfire through tight-knit communities. That is exactly what is happening as a measles outbreak continues to move through a megachurch congregation in Texas. Eagle Mountain International Church …