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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A Texas A&M University research program could put cash in a finder's pocket for something that washes ashore along the Gulf of Mexico. So-called "drift cards" are meant to study ocean currents. People who report the location of the biodegradable...
DALLAS (AP) - The dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center will include a presidential reunion, along with a chance for those who served in the Bush administration to reunite. About 10,000 people are expected to attend the invitation-only dedication Thursday of the...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas police officer responding to a robbery call at a fast-food restaurant has been shot and another person wounded. Fort Worth police did not immediately provide further details on the gunfire around dawn Wednesday. Matt Zavadsky with MedStar...
TERRELL, Texas (AP) - A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been indicted in a more than $1 million health care fraud investigation. Prosecutors say Dr. Tariq Mahmood of Cedar Hill has been charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and...
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A North Texas chiropractor has been convicted of five counts of sexual abuse of female patients during examinations. The penalty phase begins Wednesday for 44-year-old David Allen Russell of McKinney. He faces up to life in prison. Investigators say some...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lawmakers are set to consider several proposals on the rights of workers in Texas. The House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development plans to convene Wednesday morning. One bill scheduled to come before it is a proposal by Rep. Senfronia...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is preparing for a trip to Texas, where he will attend Thursday's dedication of his predecessor's presidential library. Obama and George W. Bush, for all their differences, share pieces of common ground. From counterterrorism to...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers are getting ready to deliver items the team has collected for residents of a Texas town recovering from a deadly blast at a fertilizer plant. During its series this past weekend with Seattle, the Rangers collected various items,...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oral arguments are scheduled before the U.S. Supreme Court on whether a North Texas water district can have access to water supplies in southeastern Oklahoma. The Tarrant Regional Water District is challenging Oklahoma statutes that govern the appropriation...