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Breaking News: Prosecutor trying to amend ‘affluenza' sentence to give rich teen jail time
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-12-21 15:52:01 -0800 | disasters-news

After an avalanche of criticism in the press, Texas courts are trying to amend its “affluenza” sentence for rich teen Ethan Couch, who only received probation after pleading guilty to four cases of intoxication manslaughter and two cases of intoxication...
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Breaking News: RadioShack announces 1,100 store closings
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-06 20:35:56 -0800 | business-news

Retail electronics giant RadioShack Corp. announced Tuesday that it will close as many as 1,100 of its US stores amid falling share prices and disappointing sales. Such an announcement had been anticipated since last month, when it announced at least...
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Breaking News: Rick Perry excuses Ted Nugent calling Obama 'subhuman mongrel' and 'chimpanzee'
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 17:20:21 -0800 | political-news

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has tried to excuse Ted Nugent's description of President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel" and a "chimpanzee." In a Jan. 17 interview with Guns.com (see video), Nugent said: I have obviously failed to galvanize...
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Views: 1,975   News Stories: 24
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Breaking News: Texas turns dead woman's body into incubator for fetus
Posted by: itobin53

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-01-11 00:06:30 -0800 | disasters-news

An obscure law in Texas has turned a dead woman’s body into an incubator for the 14-week fetus she was carrying when she died. Marlise Munoz, 33, was found collapsed on the kitchen floor of their Texas home by her...
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Views: 3,309   News Stories: 9
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Breaking News: Alleged Fort Hood shooter sought treatment for stress disorder
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fort Hood :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-06 15:07:53 -0700 | disasters-news

US Army Specialist Ivan Lopez was taking antidepressants and being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder when he allegedly started shooting at Fort Hood, killing four including himself and wounding 16. Lopez, 34, a 15-year veteran who sought treatment after serving...
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Views: 1,088   News Stories: 51
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Breaking News: Construction worker's dramatic escape from fire in Houston caught on video
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-27 20:01:46 -0700 | disasters-news

A huge five-alarm fire was raging Tuesday through an entire apartment complex near AIG campus in Houston, Texas. A construction worker was caught alone on a ledge outside the blazing top floor, waiting for firefighters to rescue him. The scene...
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Views: 1,338   News Stories: 17
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Breaking News: The evolution of Thanksgiving
Posted by: April Johnson

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-11-29 04:57:47 -0800 | education-news

In 1621, Plymouth Colony celebrated a day of thanks for its harvests. The winter had been very hard and the colonists were unsure if they would have food to harvest. During the three-day celebration they invited the Wampanoags to join...
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Breaking News: Kentucky, UConn advance to men's NCAA title game
Posted by: Punditty

Arlington :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 16:21:00 -0700 | sports-news

Get ready for a fight between dogs and cats in the men’s NCAA basketball championship Monday in North Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats (29-10, No. 8 Midwest) opened the second half against the Wisconsin Badgers (30-9, No. 2 West) on a...
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Views: 1,876   News Stories: 50
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Breaking News: Study: Fracking depleting water supplies in drought-stricken US states

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-02-10 00:14:27 -0800 | green-news

A new study reveals that the oil and gas boom in the US is putting increasing pressure on already depleted water resources in areas of the country such as Texas and California experiencing drought conditions. According to the study by...
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Breaking News: Art Conspiracy raises thousands of dollars to support nonprofit art projects
Posted by: Mirjana Pantic

Dallas :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-12-21 09:24:52 -0800 | arts-culture-news

A street level philanthropy group, Art Conspiracy, has raised tens of thousands of dollars to support grassroots arts activities. For the past eight years, Art Conspiracy volunteers have been choosing empty warehouses or neglected buildings in the community to serve...
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Breaking News: More than 100 cats found in home of Texas twin sisters
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 11:27:03 -0700 | odd-news

It seems that the twin sisters, both in their 60s, shared a love of cats. This week more than 100 cats were rescued from their Houston, Texas home, where they were said to be living in appalling conditions, according to...
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Breaking News: Manziel ready to impress at NFL pro day, but does it mean anything?
Posted by: Greg Fortier

College Station :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 02:30:51 -0700 | sports-news

Former President George H.W. Bush will be there, as will Texas Gov. Rick Perry. ESPN will be broadcasting it live, and believe me, that many people will be watching. It will likely shift the draft narrative, at least for a...
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Breaking News: George W. Bush wants to change PTSD designation
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Dallas :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-02-23 20:18:01 -0800 | political-news

Former President George W. Bush may well be remembered as one of America's worst presidents in history, mainly due to what is now acknowledged to be unnecessary involvement in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars. The estimated cost of the two...
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Breaking News: Watch SXSW concerts free with the iTunes app or VEVO
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-14 05:25:38 -0700 | technology-news

The big line-up of killer free concerts streaming from SXSW 2014 begins Tuesday night with Coldplay and Imagine Dragons. Kendrick Lamar plays Wednesday, Soundgarden is on Thursday night, Pitbull plays Friday and Keith Urban wraps up the festivities Sunday night....
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Breaking News: Broadband Internet expense may be holding back US entrepreneurs
Posted by: John Egan

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 06:15:18 -0700 | business-news

Could the high cost of high-speed Internet service be hampering US entrepreneurship? Researchers who compiled the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index suggested that the expense of broadband Internet service in the US “is preventing some aspiring entrepreneurs from fully...
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