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AAA Texas: Statewide Gas Price Average Drops Five Cents (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $1.53 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents less than last week and 52 cents less per...
BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016. The industry's top companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are on the defensive after taking hits to their businesses in recent weeks as scrutiny by state policymakers across...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from Texas and more than two dozen other states to block President Obama’s Clean Power Plan as a widespread legal challenge against the controversial climate change-combatting rule plays out. The stay comes a month after the U...
Two former legislative staffers for state Rep. Dawnna Dukes say they found their work a hectic balancing act, fitting in official state work with the Austin lawmaker's expanding list of personal errands — picking up her favorite blueberry pomegranate smoothie at McDonald's,...
On January 26th, Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 25 Texas counties due to damage sustained from the severe weather at the end of December. This morning, the President granted the request for Public Assistance for the following 25 counties:...
A man has been arrested in the stabbing death of an 84-year-old woman who was found dead in her home in rural Southeast Texas. San Patricio County Sheriff Leroy Moody says 45-year-old Lincoln Wade Kilsby of Taft was arrested Friday on a capital murder charge in the death of Emma...
A federal judge has again ruled against Texas in the state's efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees. U.S. District Judge David Godbey said Monday that although it would be foolish to deny that Syrian refugees pose some danger following the Paris attacks last year,...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilberto Ruvalcaba, 29, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Ruvalcaba, who is a Sureño 13 gang member, is wanted for...
Authorities say a Texas teenager killed his mother and two neighbors before killing himself. Uvalde County Sheriff Charlie Mendeke said Sunday that 19-year-old Dylan Westerburg gunned down his mother Friday in their home near Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio. He then...