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Amazon workers in Germany on strike over wages

Amazon workers in Germany on strike over wages

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: hundreds of workers at Amazon.com in Germany have walked off the job in an effort to put pressure on the American online retailer in the busy days before Christmas to settle on a new wage agreement.
Six Texas companies among the nation's 50 best

Six Texas companies among the nation's 50 best

Check out the slideshow above to see the winners of Glassdoor's sixth annual Employees' Choice Awards.
Registration underway for future Lindale farmers market

Registration underway for future Lindale farmers market

Plans to open a local farmers market in Lindale in spring of 2014 are currently underway.
Roommate fight leads to deadly shooting

Roommate fight leads to deadly shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a man was found shot to death early Wednesday morning lying in a street near an apartment complex in southwest Houston.
Sumlin still must sign new contract; reports still link Aggies’ boss to Texans’ gig

Sumlin still must sign new contract; reports still link Aggies’ boss to Texans’ gig

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Texas A&M insider with Houston Texans connections said the NFL team would consider Sumlin, 18-4 so far over two seasons, as a prime candidate should Gary Kubiak retire or be fired.
Donate to Andre's online red kettle

Donate to Andre's online red kettle

Though his bell ringing days are over for the season, you can still donate to Andre Thompson's online Salvation Army red kettle. Thompson raised more than $13,000 during his 105-hour-bell-ringing marathon.
Pearland shooting leaves man dead, his ex injured

Pearland shooting leaves man dead, his ex injured

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a man apparently shot and wounded his ex-wife inside her Pearland home Wednesday before fatally shooting himself, authorities said.
Conroe woman accused in Walmart theft

Conroe woman accused in Walmart theft

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a volunteer was booked into jail on Monday after being accused of stealing from a Walmart Supercenter where she was supposed to be collecting money for the Salvation Army.

UIL announces new conference cutoff numbers

The University Interscholastic League has announced the newest cutoff numbers for 2014-2016 district reclassification.  The new numbers for realignment are as follows:

Texas arrests over plant raise terrorism questions

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a chewable African plant that investigators in Texas believe may be linked to terrorism groups has quietly launched a lengthy investigation in Houston and produced multiple arrests.
Area Christmas events

Area Christmas events

Wonderland of Lights

'Leftover' Recipes: We want to hear your suggestions!

With the turkey half-eaten and the remains of the green been casserole chilling in the fridge, we want to hear YOUR creative recipe ideas for leftovers!
Sen. Cruz, Rep. Gohmert to be honored at Tyler event

Sen. Cruz, Rep. Gohmert to be honored at Tyler event

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert will both be honored at an upcoming event, held by Grassroots America: We the People. The event will be at the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler on Friday, December 6th.

Abandoned children found eating from trash

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; three children are in foster care, and their mother is in jail after the youngsters were discovered eating from trash at an east Houston apartment complex, reports say.
Texas' homeless population declines

Texas' homeless population declines

Nearly 30,000 Texans were among more than 610,000 Americans who were homeless this year, according to a report released this month by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development.