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  1. When UCLA plays Gonzaga in Sweet 16, NRG Stadium could be a factorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Whittier Daily News

    ... flawless. Senior Norman Powell, now the team's leading scorer, played here as a sophomore in UCLA's 65-63 win over Texas. In what was then called Reliant Stadium, he shot 1 of 4 from the field. “I had a chance to be able to shoot in here, so ...

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  2. Father of ex-Los Angeles cop wanted for murder charged with lying to FBIRead the original story

    8 min ago | Reuters

    ... an FBI agent wrote that Victor Solis admitted driving his son some 700 miles from Lancaster, California to El Paso, Texas, in the hours after the murder. Victor Solis told FBI agents that he dropped his son at a bus station in El Paso before calling ...

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  3. Christie joins court fight vs. Obama immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | USA Today

    Christie joins court fight vs. Obama immigration plan Christie files brief urging court to continue freeze on deportation relief program. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1byRBO1 TRENTON, N.J. - Gov. Chris Christie has quietly aligned New Jersey with Texas and other red states in a lawsuit trying to thwart President Obama from allowing millions of people in the U.S. illegally - mostly parents and young people - to avoid deportation.

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  4. Grand and Reserve Champions named at Nacogdoches' 2015 Junior Steer ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... take kids off to a livestock show for a week at a time and there not be any repercussions," said Ricky Thompson, the Texas AgriLife agent for Nacogdoches. Lower participation places a bigger reliance on sponsors who often pay top dollar for steers ...

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  5. Semi plows into unfinished Texas interstate bridge; 1 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | SFGate

    Emergency crews investigate the scene of a major traffic accident on Interstate 35 in Salado, Texas, after two bridge supports fell onto the main lanes from the FM 2484 overpass, which is under construction. A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams being used to build the bridge about 40 miles north of Austin.

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  6. Many 2016 GOP hopefuls coming to Iowa party dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KSFY

    The party announced the lineup for the annual Lincoln Dinner Thursday. The confirmed speakers are: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Dr. Ben Carson, businesswoman Carly Fiorina and real estate magnate Donald Trump.

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  7. Body of missing spring breaker found in South PadreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... Authorities say a tractor-trailer has crashed into an overpass under construction along a major interstate in Central Texas, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Becky Ozuna says the ...

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  8. Tension Brews Between ICE And Immigration Advocates Over Deportation PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Switched

    ... said of Saldana's statements at the hearing last week. Saldana, formerly U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, was confirmed in December by the Senate by a vote of 55 to 39. The ICE director position had been vacant for more than a year ...

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  9. Somebody needs to fix school funding, so meet Jimmie DonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... to get started on this sometime, and it might as well be Aycock and now. By the end of the year or early in 2016, the Texas Supreme Court could rule on a pending lawsuit and order the state to fix the school funding system's major flaws. Texas has ...

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  10. Texas should follow Fort Worth on pre-KRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... for every child) or mandatory full-day programs for students who now qualify for state-supported pre-K. Currently, Texas has half-day programs for students who are low-income, English-learning, foster children or from military families. House Bill 4 ...

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  11. State will not have final sayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments next month on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, and whether states have the right to ban such unions. Some legislators in Texas, whose citizens 10 years ago voted overwhelmingly to define marriage as a "union between one man and one woman," are vowing to defy the high court should it rule that banning gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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  12. Texting ban clears hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... A patchwork of local ordinances bans the practice in at least 40 cities and counties, including Arlington. But Texas has been slow to follow 44 other states in adopting a broader measure. That could change this session if Gov. Greg Abbott, who ...

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  13. Wind farms starts spinning near JacksboroRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

    For over a decade, wind farms have been sprouting all over Texas, making the Lone Star State the nation's leader in wind energy. One of the newest, a 15,000-acre wind farm, is now operating in Jack County, just outside of Jacksboro.

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  14. When UCLA plays Gonzaga in Sweet 16, NRG Stadium could be a factorRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... flawless. Senior Norman Powell, now the team's leading scorer, played here as a sophomore in UCLA's 65-63 win over Texas. In what was then called Reliant Stadium, he shot 1 of 4 from the field. “I had a chance to be able to shoot in here, so ...

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  15. Talent agency wants Matt McConaughey speaking fee secretRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... in the background have us feeling so dreamy all of a sudden. HOUSTON (AP) - A celebrity booking agency has told the Texas attorney general's office it is not all right, all right, all right to make public how much the University of Houston is paying ...

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  16. Turmoil continues at Lakeshore VFDRead the original story

    33 min ago | The Bandera County Courier

    ... are certified. "Certification as a firefighter is recommended, but it certainly is not mandated," Hoskins said. "The Texas Commission on Fire Protection does not require certification of firefighters and only oversees 'voluntary' certification as ...

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  17. LCT finishes community theater competition as 'second alternate'Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Community Theatre has to be pleased with its first participation in a Texas American Association of Community Theaters competition. It was named "second alternate" at the close of state competition last weekend at the Medical Arts Center's Grand Theater in Lewisville.

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  18. Heloise: Where does the school zone end?Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... where school zones start and stop. But how do you know when a school zone ends if there is no sign? - Eilene in Texas Good question, Eilene. Most school zones should have signs designating where the school zone ends. If it does not, here is a hint: ...

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  19. Tractor-trailer plows into Texas interstate bridge, 1 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams along a major interstate in Central Texas on Thursday, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions, authorities said. The truck hit a beam being used to build a bridge across Interstate 35 in Salado, about 40 miles north of Austin.

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  20. New Bill Introduced in TX to Stop Recording PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | NBC Dallas

    Representative Jason Villalba has introduced a bill that would make it a misdemeanor to record police within 15 feet in Texas. But the committee hearing has been postponed.

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