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A federal audit says Texas should repay at least $133 million in Medicaid funding misspent on unnecessary dental and orthodontic procedures. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1HSruu7 ) the amount is part of an ongoing legal fight over responsibility for a spike in...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) -- A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was fired upon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday while the aircraft was patrolling the Rio Grande near the far northwest corner of the border city of Laredo...
AUSTIN -- The senior graduating class of Wimberley High School is together at the 2015 X Games, but their journey to the Circuit of the Americas wasn't an easy one. Initially, the class was supposed to go to Six Flags Fiesta Texas for their senior trip, but the Memorial Day...
AUSTIN – On June 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminded Texans who were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that they could be eligible for federal or state disaster assistance. The press release noted: “Texans who sustained property damage as a...
AUSTIN – On June 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminded Texans who were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that they could be eligible for federal or state disaster assistance. The press release noted: “Texans who sustained property damage as a...
Hillary Clinton made a stop in Austin this week. She spoke at the home of Mark Winkelman ( https://www.facebook.com/marc.winkelman.58 ) It’s lonely to be a Democrat in Texas these days. As Hillary Rodham Clinton makes a two-day swing through the state mostly to raise money, even...
Rick Perry launched his second presidential campaign on Wednesday, standing before the type of plane he flew as an Air Force captain and surrounded by Navy SEALs. Speaking of the dangers in the world, Perry reinforced a key distinction he has among the pack of GOP candidates –...
Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital doctors announced Thursday that they did the operation on May 22 at Houston...
ADDISON, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, pledging to "end an era of failed leadership" and hoping this campaign will go better than his last one. Perry announced his candidacy in a humid airport...