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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Fort Bliss officials and soldiers will honor three soldiers killed last week by the blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. The soldiers to be honored Wednesday are William Joseph Gilbert and Mitchell Kirk Daehling, both 24-year-old specialists, and 21-...
DALLAS (AP) - A chandelier by glass artist Dale Chihuly that once belonged to former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford is to be sold at auction to raise money to help compensate victims of his Ponzi scheme. The 7-foot tall, 6-foot wide chandelier of cascading blue glass will be...
State Fair of Texas has released a video mockup of his Big Tex's new face. Big Tex, who roasted last September amid an electrical short, must be installed at his revamped spot atop Big Tex Circle in 128 days. Sue Gooding, Fair spokeswoman, shared a video of the facial...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - The agency looking into last year's train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation. A release from the National Transportation Safety Board says the documents will be released...
Gov. Rick Perry met for about 20 minutes on Medicaid expansion with three members of the Texas Organizing Project, a three-year-old progressive activist group that has been dogging him on the issue since January. Members disrupted his noon speech Wednesday to a small business...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he is taking House leaders at their word, and that delicate pieces of a complicated Texas budget deal will be passed. A big test comes today. That is when the House is expected to finally take up a new state water plan that is...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Disaster help may be available for losses not covered by insurance in a Central Texas town recovering from a fertilizer plant explosion. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday urged survivors of the April 17 blast in West to check with FEMA after...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A trial begins Tuesday that could determine which country will decide the fate of 13-year-old twin boys at the center of an international custody battle that extends from Eastern Europe to Middle Tennessee. The boys are American citizens who were born in...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is considering a proposal that would create special districts operated by turnaround experts to improve struggling schools. The bill by Dallas Democratic Sen. Royce West cleared the Senate May 1. The House will likely vote on it on Tuesday -...