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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech University has created an institute that combines research and education in wind science, engineering and energy. A school statement says the creation of the National Wind Institute combines Tech's former Wind Science and Engineering research...
The “Come and Take It” bill, the softer of two measures that would prohibit using any state money to enforce new federal gun laws in the Lone Star State, was approved Tuesday by the Texas House. Named for the Texas army’s storied reply when Mexican forces demanded surrender of a...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Jurors will soon begin deciding the fate of a Houston man convicted of capital murder for a bystander's death during a shooting rampage outside a Texas courthouse last year. Closing arguments in the punishment phase of Bartholomew Granger's trial are set...
The Texas Senate unanimously approved changes to vehicle inspections Tuesday but it's not what you might think. The only thing going away is the sticker. Under the bill, indiviuals will still have to get their car inspected before it can be registered. The difference is that the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City-based pipeline operator has agreed to a $7 billion merger with an affiliated company. Inergy L.P. agreed Monday to the merger with Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. The buyout involves a series of cash-and-stock transactions...
For seven years, Breggett Rideau has pleaded for cameras in the classroom to protect special education students. Her son, Terrence Rideau, can't walk, can't talk and can neither feed nor clothe himself... but he looks forward to horse therapy, which is designed to build his...
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Authorities in a northern Mexico border state say two sons of a well-known journalism couple have been assassinated. The Chihuahua state prosecutor's office says 21-year-old David Paramo and 23-year-old Alejandro Paramo were followed by gunmen,...
Texas’ vehicle inspection stickers would become a thing of the past under legislation approved unanimously Monday by the state Senate. But there’s a catch: Vehicles still would have to be inspected before they could be registered with the state, and diesel vehicles would, for...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is scheduled to discuss security and trade matters with local law enforcement and business officials in Rio Grande City. The second-ranking Republican senator's visit Monday comes as Congress grapples with comprehensive...