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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is planning a trip to Maryland to tout his state for having lower taxes. Perry's office announced Thursday he is scheduled to travel to Maryland next week. The Republican has launched radio ads and television ads in Maryland. Perry's...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The National Weather Service says a flash flood warning is in effect for El Paso County as torrential rains continue to fall in the region. County spokeswoman Chris Acosta said Thursday that some area roads are under water and at least two families were...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The 5th anniversary has arrived of the most recent occasion of which a hurricane tore apart Galveston and other nearby beachfront communities. On Sept. 13, 2008, a storm surge as high as 20 feet and winds of up to 110 mph left 80 percent of Galveston's...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Rice University professor's sleuthing is credited with helping the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam authenticate a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh painting that spent years in a Norwegian attic. Don H. Johnson is a Rice professor emeritus of electrical and computer...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Mexican national has received a 3-year prison sentence for his part in an immigrant-smuggling run that ended in a South Texas stock pond, drowning three men. A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Jose Abram Lopez-Lozano on Wednesday. The 25-year-old...
BALTIMORE (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is launching ads against Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. WTOP said Wednesday the ads are set to begin airing in the D.C. region this week. Perry, a Republican, urges Maryland businesses to move to Texas, if they are tired of Maryland taxes...
SPRING, Texas (AP) - Metal detectors will remain in use for the rest of the school year at a suburban Houston school where a student was fatally stabbed last week. A statement from the Spring school district Wednesday also says clear backpacks have been handed out to students as...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The East Texas woman accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others has been ordered to remain behind bars until her trial. Richardson appeared Wednesday morning for a detention hearing in federal court in Texarkana, Texas. A...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Southeast Texans are to mark the five-year anniversary of when Hurricane Ike made landfall just outside of Galveston, becoming the costliest natural disaster in Texas history. Galveston and other cities and counties hit hard by Ike say their communities...