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  • Texas Crop Report

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of Aug. 26. Central: Crops under irrigation looked good. In some areas, pastures were showing signs of moisture stress as triple-digit temperatures and dry conditions continued. However,...

  • Texas company drops case against Apple over touchscreen patent

    MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based company that sued Apple in federal court earlier this year has since dropped its case against the maker of the popular iPhone and iPad. Hilltop Technology LLC filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in...

  • Perry reveals details on his stylish new specs

    MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — So who's Texas Gov. Rick Perry wearing as part of his bookish new look? The Republican's stylish specs are Inspiration by designer Jean Lafont. His wife Anita picked them out. While attending the groundbreaking of an Occidental Petroleum complex in Midland on Tuesday, the...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Aug. 13, 2014. Plenty for Texas to brag about, but there are limits Texas Comptroller Chief Revenue Estimator John Heleman made some eye-opening observations recently about the booming Texas economy and its effect on taxation. The state continues to be a...

  • 14 hurt in Houston school bus accident

    HOUSTON (AP) — More than a dozen passengers of a school bus were hurt when the bus appeared to strike a tree in Houston. Houston fire officials say the 14 people taken to hospitals for treatment Tuesday morning appeared to suffer minor injuries. There were upward of 20 passengers on the private...

  • Harris County executive to present Astrodome plan

    HOUSTON (AP) — Harris County's top executive plans to reveal his proposal for the future use of the Houston Astrodome. County Judge Ed Emmett is to announce his plan Tuesday from the floor of the historic county-owned domed stadium. The Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo...

  • Texas proposes tougher rules on wells after quakes

    DALLAS (AP) — As scientists investigate whether injection wells where the booming oil and gas industry disposes of wastewater cause earthquakes, the Texas agency that oversees oil and gas is proposing a regulatory overhaul. The Texas Railroad Commission is proposing new rules that would require...

  • Police shoot man suspected of abducting his kids

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say they fatally shot a 29-year-old man accused of abducting his two young children after ramming their mother's car. The episode began Monday morning when the mother took her three children to her apartment and found a pickup truck owned by her ex, Steven Douglas,...

  • Fort Hood soldier from Calif. dies in Afghanistan

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood officials say a soldier stationed at the Central Texas post has died of injuries suffered in a noncombat-related incident in Afghanistan. Officials said in a statement Monday that Sgt. Christopher Waugh Mulalley of Eureka, California, died following the...

  • Feds: Dallas woman took teen into prostitution

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas woman faces 7 years in federal prison for taking in a runaway teenage girl and helping her engage in prostitution. A federal judge on Monday sentenced 24-year-old Erin Patton on one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of children. Prosecutors say a 14-year-old...

  • Blade from power saw impales Houston worker

    HOUSTON (AP) — A worker in Houston has been hospitalized after a circular blade became detached from a power saw and became impaled in his chest. Houston fire spokesman Kenyatta Parker says firefighters were called Monday morning about a man hurt while working atop a building. He says the...

  • Rick Perry just hired someone from ... Bill Clinton's old office?

    Mark Fabiani, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, has joined the Texas Republican governor's efforts to push back against allegations that he abused his power and unlawfully coerced a district attorney.

  • Perry attorneys want indictment dismissed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer. Perry's attorneys filed the motion Monday in district court in Austin. They say the law being...

  • Rick Perry adds another big name to defense team

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power. Mark Fabiani on Monday was announced as the latest hire. He's a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a...

  • Police: Woman charged in kidnapping of neighbor

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Corpus Christi police have arrested a woman they say kidnapped and tortured her neighbor for information about a missing debit card. Capt. Robert Alvarado says a 26-year-old woman was arrested Saturday afternoon and held on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping. It's...



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