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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in advance of the upcoming November election, is continuing to offer Election Identification Certificates (EIC) to individuals who lack an acceptable form of photo ID needed to vote. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access...
Organizers say this year's State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold. The fair said in a statement that the previous record was $37.3 million worth of coupons in 2010. Temperatures that were largely mild and few...
Lubbock officials say a standout Texas Tech University football player has been hospitalized and released after suffering a laceration during an off-campus shooting. University spokesman Blayne Beal tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that junior wide receiver Jakeem Grant is "...
The Pentagon says specialized training for a new, 30-member U.S. military Ebola response team will take place at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. The team will feature 20 critical care nurses and five doctors trained for infectious disease environments, as well as five trainers...
Bexar County authorities have arrested a woman who they say set her estranged husband's vehicle on fire during a football game before turning herself in. The San Antonio Express-News reports the 36-year-old woman admitted to slashing her husband's tires, pouring gasoline on the...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to port early Sunday. The Carnival Magic returned to Galveston, Texas, shortly after 5 a.m. CDT. Company and federal officials have said the...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court allowed Texas on Saturday to enforce its photo identification law at the polls in the upcoming elections, reaching the opposite conclusion from a similar Wisconsin case a week earlier. The order, coming two days before early voting is set to begin...
DALLAS (AP) -- Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced at an American hospital, for days after the admission, his...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has joined calls for an air travel ban from countries hit the hardest by Ebola. Perry said Friday that air travel is how Ebola crosses borders and that's how it arrived in Texas, so an air travel ban is the right policy. A Texas hospital had the first...