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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...
HOUSTON (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have fallen by a nickel this week as demand weakens with the passing of the summer driving season. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average unleaded price at the pump dropped to $3.36 per gallon. The price is 30 cents less...
DALLAS (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted Collin Street Bakery's former controller for allegedly embezzling nearly $17 million from the famed Texas fruitcake company. Sandy Jenkins was indicted Wednesday on 10 counts of mail fraud. Court documents say Jenkins managed a...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush says the creation of new technologies to generate and use energy raises the issue of how to best harness it for the "common good in a reasonable way." Bush made brief remarks Thursday afternoon at a daylong conference his Dallas...
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...
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...