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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...
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...
MONROE, N.C. (AP) - A former scoutmaster in North Carolina admits he molested as many as 10 boys in the early 1970s. The file on Thomas J. Menghi Jr. is just one among thousands of pages on suspected abusers kept by the Boy Scouts of America and released under a recent court...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man has been recognized for stepping in to stop an assault on a city police officer. Dallas police say officer Billy Taylor was being attacked earlier this month outside a downtown Dallas homeless shelter. Charles Alexander saw the attack and, according to...
KELLER, Texas (AP) - Police officers north of Fort Worth have shot and killed a shoplifting suspect who allegedly lunged for an officer's gun while in custody. Police in Keller say they were called to Kohl's department store at about 4 p.m. Thursday. The man had been detained by...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Museum of Natural Science is preparing for the upcoming Maya "doomsday" scenarios by launching an exhibit to teach visitors about the ancient culture and debunk the myth that they predicted the end of the world would come Dec. 21, 2012. Curator Dirk...