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Blue Bell ice cream had evidence of listeria bacteria in its Oklahoma manufacturing plant as far back as March 2013, a government investigation found. The Texas-based company continued to ship ice cream produced in that plant after what the Food and Drug Administration says was...
A remote area of North Texas has experienced an earthquake that was unusually strong for the region. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.0 magnitude quake was recorded at 5:58 p.m. CDT Thursday centered on Mountain Creek, about 30 miles southwest of Dallas in Johnson County,...
Texas House And Senate Weigh Different Tax Cut Options At the beginning of the month, we reported on the tax reduction plan passed by the Texas Senate that focuses on reducing the margin tax and property taxes. Today, the House passed a slightly larger tax cut overall; the...
PHOENIX (AP) -- About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors. Among the hastags used by the...
Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries - a major victory for industry groups and top conservatives who have decried...
The Texas House has overwhelmingly voted to prevent "double dipping," or elected officials who retire on paper to begin drawing state pensions while still in their jobs. Officials have to be in office for many years to qualify, but aren't required to divulge when they file for...
The Texas House has overwhelmingly voted to prevent "double dipping," or elected officials who retire on paper to begin drawing state pensions while still in their jobs. Officials have to be in office for many years to qualify, but aren't required to divulge when they file for...
From the past two years, 24 names have now been inducted into the Texas Police Officer Memorial Monument. This morning, Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush thanked the families who sacrificed their loved ones for our safety and said every day, officers walk the...
(from AP) Texas lawmakers are getting a taste of the religious objections issue that sparked uproar elsewhere - with some supporters arguing that church freedoms must be protected, but others openly decrying gay marriage. Top Republicans in the state Legislature have made a last...