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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is set to address an annual gathering of Boy Scouts from around Texas - even as the group's national leadership mulls a move away from its mandatory no-gays membership policy. Perry's 2008 book "On My Honor" details his love for the Scouts...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A search is under way in Rocky Mountain National Park for a Texas man who had come to Colorado for a conference. Park officials say 39-year-old Troy Green of San Antonio had planned to attend a conference in Denver, about 65 miles south...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Some prosecutors say the fatal shooting of a Dallas-area prosecutor is disturbing for all those trying to protect the public from criminals and their misdeeds. That's after a masked gunman confronted Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse of Kaufman County...
DENVER (AP) - The death Thursday of 25-year-old snowmobiler Caleb Moore following a crash last week in Aspen was the first in the 18-year history of the X Games. His family issued a statement saying they're grateful for all the prayers and support they have received from people...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A former Amarillo elementary school teacher has received six months' jail time after pleading guilty to engaging in illegal sexual contact with a minor. Julie Ann Moore pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. Each...
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - Police in Southeast Texas are searching for two people posing as yard workers who made off with a widow's collection of gold coins valued at $30,000. The theft happened Tuesday in Santa Fe, between Houston and Galveston. Police said one of the thieves was...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Two people are dead and two injured after a fiery highway crash in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie. The crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 30. Police say the driver of a fast-moving Dodge swerved and hit a Toyota SUV and a...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Many parts of Texas have scheduled events to mark the 10th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster that killed its seven crew member, but the University of Texas at Arlington has a very personal reason to mark the date. Kalpana Chawla, who...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texans for the Arts will be lobbying lawmakers for continued funding for the Texas Commission on the Arts in the next budget cycle. The non-profit group says the arts and culture industry resulted in $4.6 billion in taxable sales last year resulting in $290...