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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Promoters of a traveling exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia belonging to Pope John Paul II will reveal more details of the tour beginning next year in Lubbock. The exhibit called "I Have Come to You Again" opens in Lubbock on March 15. The Lubbock-based...
DALLAS (AP) - Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will give a North Texas business group a preview of what he sees as the compelling issues to be faced by the session of the Texas Legislature convening in January. The Republican will address the issues before the Dallas Regional Chamber at...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Air Force trainer at a San Antonio base faces a hearing on whether he gets court-martialed for having improper relationships with trainees. An Air Force statement says Staff Sgt. Christopher Jackson is accused of having "unprofessional relationships" with...
DENVER (AP) - A Texas Republican's proposal to subsidize research on developing oil from oil shale is prompting objections from taxpayer advocates. A handful of companies have leases on federal land in Colorado and Utah for research on oil shale. Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators in Houston say a pedestrian died after she was pinned to a light pole by a shuttle bus that crashed at the Texas Medical Center complex. The Houston Fire Department says 11 people on board were injured Wednesday night. The woman who was killed had...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Ethics Commission could take over ethics enforcement of public officials from the Travis County district attorney's office. The commission meets Thursday in Austin. The panel is expected to consider a recommendation moving some investigative and...
DALLAS (AP) - A female elementary school teacher in South Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with a 12-year-old male student. A judge in San Antonio on Tuesday sentenced 41-year-old Lucinda Rodriguez Caldwell as part of a plea agreement. Caldwell...
CHILDRESS, Texas (AP) - A helicopter crash in West Texas during work on some power lines has left a lineman dead and the pilot hurt. The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened late Tuesday afternoon about two miles northeast of Childress. DPS says the helicopter was...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas 911 operator has resigned after serving a suspension for mishandling an emergency call from a woman later found slain. The family of Deanna Cook learned Tuesday that Tonitya Hopkins resigned this week. Police Chief David Brown suspended Hopkins for 10 days...