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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry and his fellow Texas A&M classmate and now A&M System Chancellor John Sharp are getting together in College Station for ceremonies marking the reactivation of their old Corps of Cadets squadron. Squadron 6 is one of two Aggie...
DALLAS (AP) - Two children of the late Robert F. Kennedy will speak in Dallas as a year of observances begins for the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Rory Kennedy will be interviewed Friday evening by journalist Charlie...
FORNEY, Texas (AP) - Authorities say at least 10 passengers suffered apparent minor injuries when a westbound Greyhound bus and a car collided about 20 miles east of Dallas. Forney fire Chief Rick Townsend says investigators are trying to determine which vehicle was responsible...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman has pleaded guilty in a nearly $5.9 million investment scam using fake bank documents to inflate a person's net worth on paper. Prosecutors in Midland say 41-year-old Darlene Aurelia Bishop of Odessa on Wednesday pleaded guilty to...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Does man's best friend have sentimental value under Texas law? That's the question the Texas Supreme Court on Thursday will tackle in a case being closely watched by animal-rights advocates. It involves a Fort Worth family whose Labrador escaped from home in...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - An opera has been commissioned dealing with the final day of President John F. Kennedy's life before his 1963 assassination in Dallas. In a statement, the Fort Worth Opera says the opera was commissioned from composer David T. Little and librettist Royce...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank. Perry will address the Texas Public Policy Foundation gathering at a downtown Austin hotel on Thursday morning. He appears...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors say a building contractor has pleaded guilty to attempted arson in an East Texas dispute over competition for methadone clinic patients. A federal magistrate in Tyler on Wednesday accepted the plea from 54-year-old Daniel Kubisty. No sentencing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Businesses and individuals who claim BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company's class-action settlement with private plaintiffs' attorneys. Court-supervised claims administrator Patrick Juneau...