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A Texas businessman convicted in a $100 million fraud scheme has been sentenced to 45 years in federal prison. Christian Allmendinger of Houston was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Richmond. Prosecutors had sought a 125-year prison term. His attorney had called that...
Environmentalists are lining up in Kansas to tell State Department representatives they oppose the $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline, which would move oil to the Texas coast from Canada. Rabbi Moti Rieber, coordinator of Kansas Interfaith Power & Light, joined the orderly...
Netflix hooks up with Dreamworks and Senator Schummer is critical of Onstar... http://www.newsradioklbj.com/Blogs/Blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10294073
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is drawing on his humble beginnings to connect with early voters in Iowa _ and to paint his chief rival, Mitt Romney, as a man of privilege. Perry is taking a quip by Romney that the Texas economy has been the product of luck and not leadership and turning...
Power is back on in all parts of a Central Texas county affected by the most destructive wildfire in the state's history. Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative officials made that announcement Monday. Crews have been restoring power to homes and businesses since the blaze started Sept...
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is asking fellow Republicans not to count out Rick Perry. Some conservatives are disappointed with the Texas governor's performance in the latest GOP debates. Daniels says it's too early for what he calls "last rites'' over the Perry campaign, and he...
Texas A&M is set to join Southeastern Conference, the league said Sunday, apparently signaling that legal hurdles have been cleared for the Aggies to leave the Big 12. The SEC announced the move will be effective next July, and said Texas A&M will participate in all...
Texas children are fat — and getting fatter. It is something state policy makers have known and have struggled to address for years. In the last decade, the Legislature has passed laws that set nutritional standards for school meals, required body mass index screenings for...
Jay Kimbrough has been fired as deputy chancellor of the Texas A&M University System. A&M spokesman Jason Cook tells The Eagle of Bryan-College Station ( http://bit.ly/nMAFZ8 ) that Chancellor John Sharp found the deputy chancellor's position unnecessary. Sharp took over...