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  • Jesus chalk drawing
  • A North Texas church set a world record with a giant chalk drawing of Jesus
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  • Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen
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  • Authorities believe skeletal remains found inside a truck recovered from a North Texas lake are those of a woman missing for 35 years
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  • Twin boys attack carjacker
  • A mother in San Antonio watched helplessly as a thief drove away with her three children, this after, she left them in the car while grabbing a baby bottle.
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  • Financial documents released by the University of North Texas show accounting irregularities that have overstated the university's financial position by as much as $23 million
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  • As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.
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  • South Texas border officials are relying on a new program to reduce the amount of time travelers must wait before entering the U.S.
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  • State public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas
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  • Former President George W. Bush
  • Former President George W. Bush's annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas
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  • Sen. Ted Cruz
  • U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz raised nearly $890,000 in the year's first quarter - about half what poured in following his helping lead last fall's partial government shutdown
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  • Police in East Texas are investigating the shooting death of a man one week before he was to go on trial for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
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  • Conjoined twins separated last summer were released Wednesday from the Dallas hospital that's been their home since birth
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  • Jose Villegas was out on bond for a sexual assault charge and was supposed to go on trial in Corpus Christi for punching a woman in the face on the same day 13 years ago that he stabbed ex-girlfriend, her son and her mother to death
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  • Federal authorities say a three-day operation has resulted in the arrest of 40 people in East Texas who were in the U.S. illegally
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  • A convicted pedophile whose sex crimes date back at least 30 years has been sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender
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  • Corpus Christi police are investigating after the remains of a 41-year-old woman were discovered when a trash truck dumped its contents at a garbage collection business
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  • San Antonio animal welfare staff members say a 26-pound tomcat faces a long road to recovery after his rescue from a neglectful home.
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  • A North Texas jury has found a woman guilty of murder for stabbing a man 130 times before castrating him at a Dallas hotel room
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  • The conditions of conjoined twins separated last summer have steadily improved and officials say they'll be released this week from a Dallas hospital
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  • Tornado causes damage in East Texas town
  • The cleanup process continues north of Houston, where a tornado touched down and tossed around a home as if it was a toy
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  • A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year
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  • The state fire marshal wants 46 facilities that store ammonium nitrate in Texas to make safety improvements following the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion last year
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  • A troubled Southeast Texas school district that has been investigated over its finances and its handling of services to disabled students is being taken over by the Texas Education Agency, officials announced Monday
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  • A former South Texas sheriff whose office has attracted the attention of federal investigators pleaded guilty Monday to money laundering
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  • Two firefighters have been injured when two San Antonio fire trucks collided while responding to an emergency call
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  • Authorities say a woman has died after a small plane being flown by her husband crashed in North Texas as it tried to make an emergency landing due to mechanical problems
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  • Bingo
  • The Texas Lottery Commission is set to consider this week letting bingo halls in the state use electronic devices similar to slot machines
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  • Police say maintenance workers have found what appears to be human remains near SeaWorld San Antonio
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  • The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four Mexican citizens whose small boat began taking on water after they were caught illegally fishing near South Texas
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  • Travelers can now apply at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport for clearance to keep their shoes, belts and light jackets on while passing through security screening
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  • The family of a Texas teenager sentenced to probation after killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck will pay for only a fraction of his court-ordered treatment
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  • The president was in Austin speaking at the Civil Rights Summit, marking 50 years since LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act
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  • Eight South Texas sheriff's deputies have been fired after they were allegedly caught cheating on a civil service exam
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  • A South Texas woman has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the drunken-driving deaths of five people last year
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  • The University of Texas Center for Identity says it's using $5 million in state money for a resource center that will allow Texans to better deal with identity theft and online fraud
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  • A Fort Worth man has been convicted of aggravated sexual assault for an attack that took place 10 years ago
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  • An insurance group says recent storms that generated hail the size of softballs and pounded parts of North Texas caused about $300 million in damage
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  • Retail gasoline prices have risen a nickel this week across Texas
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  • A South Texas man who federal prosecutors say is linked to the hacking collective Anonymous is facing additional charges for attempting to illegally access Internet servers on thousands of occasions
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  • Former President Bill Clinton
  • Ex-President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in some states to restrict voting
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  • President Obama at Fort Hood memorial
  • It was yet another sad observance for a president who has had to deliver words of consolation to the US during his years in office
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  • Authorities say they have a man in custody they want to question about the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burned Brazos County home
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  • Police say they suspect two men are responsible for more than 150 apartment burglaries in the Austin area
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  • Jimmy Carter
  • He's one of 4 US presidents taking part in the summit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act
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  • Ft. Hood
  • Dozens of families who lost loved ones during Sept. 11, the mass shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook elementary school and other attacks are trying to support victims of similar tragedies with a new fund whose first efforts will focus on last week's shootings at Fort Hood
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  • Mexican national Ramiro Hernandez-Llanas already had done some carpentry work at Glen Lich's ranch near Kerrville in the Texas Hill Country when he negotiated a deal with the former Baylor University history professor to live on the property in exchange for helping out with ranch renovations
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  • Leaders of a North Texas city have warned about the expected return of pesky egrets after a 2013 bird strike brought down a military jet
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  • A man who complained about alleged slow service at a Denny's in South Texas must serve eight years in prison for starting the restaurant's Christmas tree on fire
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  • The Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective, a move that proponents say would give students a deeper understanding of their state, where Hispanics make up a majority of public school students and which was once part of Mexico
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  • The execution of a Texas inmate is back on schedule now that a federal appeals court has ruled the state doesn't have to reveal where it gets its lethal injection drug
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