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    Davis spends $4 million on Texas attack ads

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    Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis spent about $4 million in August to attack her Republican opponent on television.
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    US judge rules on anchored tanker near Galveston

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    A federal judge has rejected an order for U.S. marshals to seize and turn over to Iraq crude oil from a tanker anchored off of Galveston.
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    Texas students head back to school for first day

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    Students across the state of Texas headed back to school Monday.Students enrolled in the Waskom Independent School district kicked off the first day bright and early.New teachers that headed back to school in the district had extensive training to get the started off on the right foot.18 new teachers began their first day just as excited as the students.Superintendent, Jimmy Cox, began early, arriving at the schools to check in with principals and teachers before welcoming the students and th... More>>

    5th, 8th grade students get break on math tests

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    Since implementing a new math curriculum has taken longer than expected, Texas students in the fifth and eighth grades won't have to pass the state's standardized math test in this school year in order to move to the next grade.
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    Felony indictment energizes Texas GOP behind Perry

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    Just when Rick Perry was feeling like governor non grata, a felony indictment accusing him of abusing his power has energized Texas conservatives.
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    Police: Kilgore man attacks firefighters

    Kenny Wayne Davlin Kenny Wayne Davlin
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    A Kilgore, Texas man was shot after police say he confronted firefighters with a gun as they battled a house fire. More>>

    New parks open in Texarkana, Texas Video included

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    Just in time for the school year, two new parks are opening in Texarkana, Texas. More>>

    Texarkana airport officials accept federal grant

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    Texarkana airport officials have accepted more than $400,000 in federal funding to rehabilitate the airport's runway and allow an airline to keep operating.
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    One arrested after standoff in Texarkana

    Tacorrius Jordan Tacorrius Jordan
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    One person was arrested after a brief standoff in Texarkana, Texas.It happened in the 300 block of Blanton Street on Thursday.  More>>

    Texas man gets life sentence for plot to kill wife

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    A North Texas jury has sentenced a 54-year-old man to life in prison for hiring someone to kill his wife.
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    Dallas Police: Man killed himself in shooting

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    Dallas police say a man killed himself after police who saw his gun opened fire.
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    Texas law student fights extradition to Louisiana

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    A San Antonio law student has vowed to fight extradition after his arrest on murder and arson warrants from Louisiana.
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    With 2016 in mind, Perry heads to New Hampshire

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    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire while carrying the scars of old political stumbles and a recent indictment.
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    Former East Texas officer possible suspect in Jacksonville murder

    Shunte Coleman (source: KYTX) Shunte Coleman (source: KYTX)
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    Authorities say they are treating the death of a Jacksonville woman whose remains were found earlier this year as a murder investigation. They also say they aren't ruling out a former police officer as a suspect.The skeletal remains of 26-year-old Shunte Coleman were found in a wooded area of San Augustine County back in March, nearly eight years after her disappearance. The body of Terri Reyes was found in that same area in 2007,one month after her own disappearance. Both women were schedule... More>>

    UT System set to formally hire McRaven as leader

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    Navy Adm. William McRaven is set to be formally hired as chancellor of the University of Texas System.
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    Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

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    A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses.
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    2 fatally electrocuted in West Texas oilfield

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     Two men are dead and one is hospitalized in critical condition after they were electrocuted while moving an oil well pumping jack in West Texas.

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    Patients at Longview hospital included in major hospital security breach

    (Photo source: Longview News Journal) (Photo source: Longview News Journal)
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    Patients treated over the past five years at practices and clinics associated with two East Texas hospitals, including one in Longview, are among more than 4 million victims of a Chinese cyberattack on a major U.S. hospital chain. More>>

    40 percent of Texas graduates took ACT

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    A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.
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    Police: SUV hits Texas teenagers in go-kart

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    Two Texas teenagers have been hospitalized after their go-kart was hit by an SUV.
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    Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

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    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is fighting a criminal indictment with a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases. More>>

    Police: Half-nude Texas man dies after altercation

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    San Antonio police say a partially naked man who crashed his vehicle and was shot with a Taser has died.
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    DART rail service for DFW Airport begins today

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    Rail service has reached Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
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    Dallas school district says it mishandled cheating

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    A Dallas school district says it should have contacted families sooner after learning of falsified test scores in an elementary school.
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    Texas lawmakers propose stricter nursing home laws

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    Texas lawmakers are advising the state to force nursing homes with a history of abuses to shut down.
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    Lawmakers mull alternatives to Medicaid expansion

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    A legislative committee is examining market-based alternatives to providing low-income Texans with health care since the state has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.
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    ETBU ranked in "50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges" list

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    East Texas Baptist University has been recognized as one of the “50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the U.S.” The website Christian Universities Online ranked ETBU at 35th. More>>

    Abortion clinics anxious for ruling in Texas trial

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    A trial is wrapping up over new abortion restrictions that would leave only seven Texas facilities where women could legally end a pregnancy.
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    Longview man accused of setting girlfriend on fire

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    A Longview man who allegedly set his girlfriend on fire over the weekend remains jailed as of Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

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    A North Texas jury has convicted woman in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.The Dallas County jury found 33-year-old Elizabeth Ramsey guilty Tuesday of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey's death. Jurors begin hearing testimony Wednesday morning in the sentencing phase of Ramsey's trial and could sentence her to up to life imprisonment.The boy's 35-year-old father, Aaron Ramsey, is serving a life sentence already.Prosecutors say the two locked the boy ... More>>

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    • Confusion Remains Surrounding Sex Offender Photos Law

      Confusion Remains Surrounding Sex Offender Photos Law

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:30:10 GMT
      Confusion, mis-information or no information continue to be a theme for Louisiana State Representative Barbara Norton's law on posting sex offender photos in schools where *kids* can see them. At the end of last school year KTBS spot checked 4 local schools. 1 in Bossier and 3 in Caddo, most were not in compliance with the law. 
      Confusion, mis-information or no information continue to be a theme for Louisiana State Representative Barbara Norton's law on posting sex offender photos in schools where *kids* can see them. At the end of last school year KTBS spot checked 4 local schools. 1 in Bossier and 3 in Caddo, most were not in compliance with the law. 
    • Latest guidelines for well woman exams

      Latest guidelines for well woman exams

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:42:02 GMT
      For women, getting your well woman exam can mean the difference between life and death. Doctors save thousands of lives each year by early cancer detection.
      For women, getting your well woman exam can mean the difference between life and death. Doctors save thousands of lives each year by early cancer detection.
    • Commissioner proposes bond issue for new water plant

      Commissioner proposes bond issue for new water plant

      Sunday, August 24 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-25 03:26:34 GMT
      Well more than $400 thousand have been spent by Caddo and Bossier Parishes for a regional water study. This looks into the possibility of a Northwest Louisiana Utility District, imagine a multi-parish network of pipes supplying the area with water. 
      Well more than $400 thousand have been spent by Caddo and Bossier Parishes for a regional water study. This looks into the possibility of a Northwest Louisiana Utility District, imagine a multi-parish network of pipes supplying the area with water. 
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