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Dr Pepper is ending its 120-year relationship with its oldest and smallest bottler, which had carved a market niche by producing Dr Pepper sweetened with cane sugar. Plano-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. and the Dr Pepper Bottling Co. of Dublin, Texas, have agreed to end...
A nonprofit foundation has donated $500,000 to help out the financially strapped Texas state parks system, which faces a $4.6 million revenue shortfall this year. A statement issued Wednesday by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced the donation by the Texas Parks...
Prosecutors say a West Texas man who killed a woman he had met online must serve life in prison without parole. Dustin Kendrick of Lubbock pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder in a plea agreement allowing the 35-year-old man to avoid a possible death penalty. Investigators...
ick Perry is pouring on the down-home charm as he seeks a campaign revival in South Carolina, betting that geographic kinship will pay off now that GOP presidential race is finally shifting to his comfort zone. The Texas governor has settled in for two solid weeks of campaigning...
A Dallas-area bank robber whose mother identified him to the FBI faces up to 20 years in prison for three holdups last year. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Anthony Blue of Garland pleaded guilty Tuesday in Dallas to three counts of bank robbery. Sentencing has been set for April 9...
A park in San Antonio will get an upgrade in an effort to attract music festivals and other entertainment. Bexar (bayr) County commissioners on Tuesday approved a $5.2 million contract with Guido Brothers Construction to modernize Mission County Park. The San Antonio Express-...
If the polls are any indication, it's unlikely that U.S. Rep. Ron Paul will emerge as the victor in today's primary in New Hampshire. But he's strongly positioned to take second. Finishing anywhere in the top tier would help to propel his campaign forward, said the University of...
San Antonio Independent School District trustees voted 5-2 Monday to keep the track and add a professional-sized soccer field at Alamo Stadium, a decision that would open the door for the Spurs parent company to make it the venue for the minor-league team it wants to start. The...
The threat of almost 60 alleged felons, including two accused of capital murder, being released from jail forced judges and prosecutors to scramble Monday to keep them locked up. A new state law, which went into effect Jan. 1, extends grand jury terms from three months to six...