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  1. Report: Former Pat Green fiddler Brendon Anthony to head Texas Music...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Austin American Statesman

    Updated: Gov. Greg Abbott's appointment of Brendon Anthony as director of the Texas Music Office is part of a restructuring that will place the Music Office, the Texas Film Commission and the Women's Commission and the Workforce Investment Council under the Director of Economic Development. Moving these entities from the Governor's Office was done "to increase the agency's focus on economic development and job creation," according to a statement from the governor's press office.

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  2. Black hole chokes on a swallowed starRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Astronomy

    ... a star was a fascinating experience." Team member J. Craig Wheeler, leader of the supernova group at the University of Texas at Austin, elaborated. "We got the idea that it might be a 'tidal disruption' event," he said, explaining that means that ...

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  3. Twelve 3-year-olds draw for G3 Sam Davis StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ESPN

    Jon & Joel give their thoughts on the Holy Bull, and this weekend's Sam Davis and San Vicente, which features the 3-year-old debut of Breeders' Cup champ Texas Red. Stonestreet Stables' Ocean Knight, winner of his only start in solid fashion, heads a group of 12 entered for the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes Jan. 31 at Tampa Bay Downs.

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  4. Texas judge rules Lee Harvey Oswald casket belongs to brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The London Free Press

    The coffin of Lee Harvey Oswald is shown in this publicity photo released to Reuters December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Nate D. Sanders Auctions/Handout/Files DALLAS - The decaying pine coffin in which Lee Harvey Oswald was buried 51 years ago rightfully belongs to the brother of President John F. Kennedy's presumed assassin, a Texas judge ruled on Friday.

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  5. Texas lands blue-chip cornerbacks Holton Hill and Kris BoydRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Austin American-Statesman

    One day after absorbing a stiff blow to its recruiting efforts, Texas rebounded nicely with commitments from a couple of blue-chip cornerbacks. On Friday afternoon, top-100 prospects Holton Hill and Kris Boyd committed to the Longhorns, lifting a sullen fan base scorned by the announcement from a day earlier that five-star quarterback Kyler Murray would remain committed to Texas A&M and no longer consider the Longhorns.

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  6. Texas Rangers prospect injured in Australian League brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    Texas draft signees Jake Skole and Kellin Deglan pose for photographers before the Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers major league baseball game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Wednesday, June 9, 2010. Kellin Deglan, taken by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2010 draft, received facial injuries during a brawl in the Australian League on Jan. 16. Adelaide's Troy Scott, a pitcher in the Seattle organization, was charged on Friday with one count of assault causing harm.

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  7. Texas lands commitments from pair of 4-star defensive backsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Four-star defensive backs Kris Boyd of Gilmer and Holton Hill of Houston Lamar announced on an Austin television station Friday that they would sign with Texas. Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  8. Mohammed Dajani, Maverick Palestinian Scholar and Campaigner against...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... scholar from one of the city's most distinguished families, Dr. Dajani holds doctorate degrees from the University of Texas and University of South Carolina. He was the founding director of the Jerusalem Studies and Research Institute, chair of the ...

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  9. Two pet dogs shot to death in Santa Fe backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Fe. A reward is being offered to help track down the person who shot and killed two pet dogs in Santa Fe. SANTA FE, Texas - A reward is being offered to help track down the person who shot and killed two pet dogs in Santa Fe. The dogs were in their ...

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  10. More Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas education commissioner says the North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders remains in financial disarray and will close immediately. Commissioner Michael Williams says in a statement that a state-appointed board of managers voted Friday to close the Dallas and Fort Worth campuses of Prime Prep Academy.

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  11. Lawsuit: Exploding air bag killed Texas manRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    The family of a Texas man who might be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan has filed a lawsuit in connection with his death. The lawsuit alleges 35-year-old Carlos Solis died on Jan. 18 in a minor crash in a Houston suburb when an air bag in his 2002 Honda Accord inflated and sent a piece of metal into his neck.

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  12. Robbie Ross fan favorite will be missedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nolan Writin'

    The Texas Rangers traded LHP Robbie Ross on Tuesday to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for their top rookie right handed pitcher. This is another big move for the Rangers after staying quiet for most of the offseason.

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  13. Gov. Abbott declares Feb. 2 'Chris Kyle Day' in TexasRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says he is declaring Feb. 2 as "Chris Kyle Day" in Texas to honor the late U.S. serviceman whose life is depicted in the blockbuster film "American Sniper." Abbott made the announcement Friday while speaking to a Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention in Austin.

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  14. Ex-Broncos meet in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fort Bend Star

    ... urday in Austin. Oubre, a freshman finished with eight points and six rebounds in No. 11 Kansas' 75-62 win over No. 17 Texas at the Erwin Center. Ridley, a junior, finished with eight points, four rebounds and two blocks in the loss.

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  15. Businesses tap into other sectors to mitigate fall of oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... compared to last year. We've had a good run for the last five years, but a lot of the rigs have laid down and gone to Texas," said Dale Balzano , owner of the Trinity Hotel in Carlsbad. While last January saw the nine-room boutique hotel ...

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  16. Houston is the second-best city in the nation for singles - and...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CultureMap

    ... surrealist works and Catherine Couturier Gallery for vintage photography. In addition to Houston, two other Texas cities were named on the list of the 20 best cities in the nation for single living, including Austin at No. 4 and Dallas at No. 14 . ...

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  17. Governor Declares Monday Chris Kyle Day In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KWTX

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told VFW members Friday in Austin he is declaring Monday Chris Kyle Day in honor of the slain Navy SEAL sniper who's the focus of the movie "American Sniper." Kyle, 38, who was reputed to have been the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history with 160 confirmed kills, and another veteran were shot to death on Feb. 2, 2013 at a North Texas shooting range.

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  18. Signing Day countdown: Auburn hosting defensive linemen, receivers for final recruiting...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... currently attending Coffeyville Community College in Kansas, will be in town for an official visit. Arkansas and Texas are also in the mix for Reed, who has never been to the campus. He is ranked as the nation's No. 8 JUCO receiver by 247Sports. a ...

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  19. State-appointed board closes school Sanders co-foundedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KAUZ

    The Texas education commissioner says the North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders remains in financial disarray and will close immediately. Commissioner Michael Williams says in a statement that a state-appointed board of managers voted Friday to close the Dallas and Fort Worth campuses of Prime Prep Academy.

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  20. State-appointed board closes school Sanders co-foundedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Texas education commissioner says the North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders remains in financial disarray and will close immediately. Commissioner Michael Williams says in a statement that a state-appointed board of managers voted Friday to close the Dallas and Fort Worth campuses of Prime Prep Academy.

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