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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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Views: 607   News Stories: 20
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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: 2,199   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: 3,318   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: 1,108   News Stories: 51
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Breaking News: Texas GOP platform draft urges us to forget climate change, accept gay conversion therapy
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-08 17:14:52 -0700 | political-news

Opinion The draft of the 2014 Texas Republican Party platform includes language that calls for an end to climate-change-related environmental regulation and endorsement of conversion therapy for gay people. The new platform reaffirms the commitment of the Texas GOP to...
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Views: 5,358   News Stories: 13
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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: 1,397   News Stories: 17
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Breaking News: Honduran president: Reducing violence will curb surge of children at US border
Posted by: Redhanded SelectMedia

Laredo :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-17 16:34:15 -0700 | political-news

Honduran President Juan Hernandez recently went on the record with a Mexican daily newspaper to give his take on the reason for the surge of unaccompanied children who are illegally crossing the US border. "The root cause is that the...
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Views: 12,008   News Stories: 50
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Breaking News: Chipotle asks customers to keep their guns at home
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

Dallas :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-05-27 05:02:20 -0700 | political-news

The restaurant chain Chipotle has asked customers not to bring guns inside their restaurants after concerns that pro-gun demonstrations were intimidating other customers. "The display of firearms in our restaurants has now created an environment that is potentially intimidating or...
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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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Views: 4,762   News Stories: 6
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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: 1,922   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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Views: 21,526   News Stories: 6
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Breaking News: Netizens to Apple CEO: How dare you use Windows to make MacBook Pro
Posted by: Stef dela Cruz

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-12 10:29:07 -0700 | technology-news

When Apple CEO Tim Cook uploaded a photo of a Texas-based team putting together a MacBook Pro three days ago, netizens made quite a stink about it. Cook probably didn't bank on his Twitter followers noticing the Apple computers in...
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Views: 5,329   News Stories: 13
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Breaking News: NBA says refs blew crucial call at end of Rockets' Game 1 playoff loss
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 05:50:12 -0700 | sports-news

The Portland Trail Blazers' Sunday night victory over the Houston Rockets was perhaps the most thrilling Game 1 of the year, but as is often the case with contests that go down to the wire, it did not end without...
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Breaking News: Gun rights group attacks NRA for faulting open carry protest as 'weird' and ‘scary'
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

Temple :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-06 14:50:12 -0700 | political-news

In what many might see as a shocking move, the National Rifle Association released a statement on open carry gun protests – but instead of condoning the demonstrations it called out the protest as being "counterproductive for the gun owning...
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Views: 12,759   News Stories: 21
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