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July 13, 2018 - 5:17 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012. Terms of Friday's settlement with the woman, identified in court papers only as Jane Doe, were...
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July 11, 2018 - 3:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorneys for three University of Texas professors asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to revive their challenge of a law allowing people with concealed-handgun licenses to carry weapons on public university campuses.
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June 30, 2018 - 9:38 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Republican Party county chairman Michael Cloud topped a crowded, bipartisan special election field Saturday to succeed disgraced ex-Texas Congressman Blake Farenthold.
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June 30, 2018 - 1:23 pm
AUSTIN (AP) — One might forgive voters on Texas' Gulf Coast for being sick of heading to the polls.
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June 29, 2018 - 4:23 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar and a former trainer were charged with sexual assault on Friday following an investigation involving an elite gymnastics center in Texas.
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June 29, 2018 - 9:13 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- With a record number of travelers expected to be on the highways this Fourth of July holiday, Texas' highway troopers will be on the job. The Texas Department of Public Safety says it will increase traffic enforcement for the holiday period, beginning Tuesday, July 3 through...
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June 29, 2018 - 8:39 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and also had drugs in his system, according to an autopsy report released Thursday. Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, opened fire during church services on the...
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AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File
June 28, 2018 - 12:27 pm
By WILL WEISSERT and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz, the firebrand Republican senator, and Beto O'Rourke, the ex-punk rocker turned Democratic congressman trying to unseat him, don't agree on much. But when it comes to the immigration crisis on the border, both have...
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June 26, 2018 - 4:14 pm
GATESVILLE, Texas (KJCE) -- Emergency crews responded Tuesday afternoon to a construction site at the Coryell Memorial Healthcare System in Gatesville, following a reported explosion and partial collapse. First responders have reported injuries. The explosion happened just after 2:15 p.m. Tuesday...
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
June 25, 2018 - 2:17 pm
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — The Trump administration has chosen an Army base and an Air Force base, both in Texas, to house detained migrants swept up in the federal government's crackdown on illegal immigration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
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