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CORSICANA, Texas (AP) - A newborn boy has survived being stuffed in a handbag and abandoned near a Central Texas home on a night when temperatures dipped into the 40s. Corsicana police on Monday appealed for the public's help in identifying the infant and locating his mother...
HOUSTON (AP) - State officials are advising Texas voters to make sure they'll be good to go at the polls if they used the increasingly popular method of registering while getting a driver's license. The warning comes as election administrators acknowledge there have been...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Robert A. and Renee E. Belfer Family Foundation has donated $25 million for research on Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases. The funding was announced Monday by the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The school will share...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - About 100 Entergy Arkansas workers are heading to the East Coast in advance of a hurricane that forecasters fear could leave millions without power. Entergy says 60 linemen from Arkansas are among 305 linemen from its companies in Arkansas, Louisiana,...
Republican U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold upset a near 30-year Democratic incumbent during the tea party surge of 2010. The attorney and radio show host from Corpus Christi looked to be a goner this election cycle, until some creative redistricting handed him a new, safely...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price has wrapped up her first full season of "rolling town halls," bike rides designed to encourage fitness that have also resulted in lots of interaction with the public on city issues. On Friday night Price lead about 100 riders...
DALLAS (AP) - A park built over a downtown Dallas freeway opened this weekend, creating a new urban green space. The 5-acre Klyde Warren Park, built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway, opened Saturday. Organizers expect about 40,000 visitors over the weekend for a variety...
HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors at the trial of a woman accused of murder after four children died in a fire at her Houston home day care are presenting testimony from neighbors and emotional 911 calls to detail for jurors the frantic efforts to try to save the kids. Investigators...
A Dallas promotions company that paid Lance Armstrong $7 million for winning his sixth Tour de France is demanding he return the money. A spokesman for SCA Promotions says the company will send Armstrong a demand letter on Monday now that Armstrong seven Tour de Fance titles...