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HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a man fatally shot his girlfriend and killed himself as she prepared to move out of their Houston-area home. Police went to the home yesterday after family members said the man was in a heated argument with his girlfriend when he told them to leave or he would start shooting. Houston police say the relatives "heard a number of gunshots" as they left.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A time capsule interred in 1964 near the entrance of a Fort Worth bank has been opened. It revealed newspapers, pictures from the business' opening and sealed letters addressed to the children and future grandchildren of those present at the sealing. Dozens of people gathered yesterday at the Bank of America as the 50-year-old capsule was opened.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police want to know who gave an Austin thrift store a human skull. Homicide Detective Derek Israel says he just wants to know how the skull came to be in an unspecified container left at the store. This is at least the fourth skull to be donated to the international nonprofit this summer.

DENVER (AP) - Television news anchor Mike Landess is signing off after 50 years. Landess began his broadcast career as a high school senior in Tyler. He covered wildfires, the Aurora theater shooting and last year's flooding in Colorado. He has won more than two dozen Emmy Awards.

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