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Texas is going on a spending spree aimed at securing the Mexican border, but the spending raises questions about whether the state is creating its own border patrol. The state's new Republican governor, Greg Abbott, this month approved $800 million for border security over the...
University of Texas President Greg Fenves says an investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in men's basketball could take a "couple of months," and he's ordered a broader review of academic services for the entire athletic department. Fenves said Tuesday he'd been...
University of Texas President Greg Fenves says an investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in men's basketball could take a "couple of months," and he's ordered a broader review of academic services for the entire athletic department. Fenves said Tuesday he'd been...
Tropical Storm Bill is about to make landfall near Port O'Conner and into Matagorda Bay. The rain will move into Central Texas this afternoon. We will keep you up to date on air and at KVUE.com DETAILS: http://kvue.tv/1J08KPg -Jared Plushnick Tropical Storm Bill is expected to...
An additional lane can be added in each direction to the upper decks of I-35 in Austin. This is part of a new concept announced today by Sen. Kirk Watson, TxDOT and the city of Austin at a function hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. In addition to providing more capacity...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that as summer temperatures increase, so do does the potential for vehicular heatstroke deaths in children. Every year, children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a vehicle unnoticed. “...
Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a bill signing ceremony at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Austin, TX where he ceremonially signed into law HB 32 (D. Bonnen, R-Angleton; Nelson, R-Flower Mound), which will permanently reduce the business franchise tax by 25 percent. Governor...
The National Hurricane Center says a broad area of low pressure near the Yucatan Peninsula could brew nasty weather along the Texas and Louisiana coasts and inland Monday night and Tuesday. Hurricane center spokesman Dennis Feltgen says the low may develop into a tropical system...
DALLAS (AP) -- James Boulware told family members that he had foreseen a deadly Japanese tsunami and the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting in his dreams. Police say he choked his mother. And he seethed at police, blaming them for the lost custody of his son. Boulware, the...