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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administratio
City of Tyler launches crowdfunding campaign for animal care facility

City of Tyler launches crowdfunding campaign for animal care facility

The City of Tyler has launched a campaign to raise funds toward the development of “get acquainted rooms” and “adoption display areas” at the new Animal Care Facility.
5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay

5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected
Georgia governor signs controversial gun law

Georgia governor signs controversial gun law

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.
A 'toothy record' taken from gulf

A 'toothy record' taken from gulf

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Florida man has pulled in an 11-foot, 805-pound mako shark from the shores of the Gulf in what may be a new world record for land-based shark fishing.
San Jacinto re-enactment shows life - and war - in 1836

San Jacinto re-enactment shows life - and war - in 1836

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; History enthusiasts can on Saturday get an upclose view of a re-enactment of the battle that gave Texas its independence 178 years ago Monday.
Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
DPS releases annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment

DPS releases annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
Medicare pays billions of dollars to Texas doctors

Medicare pays billions of dollars to Texas doctors

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; In 2012, Texas' health care community alone received several billion dollars from Medicare.
Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered seven tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former hom
Girl gets $20K for diamond found in Arkansas park

Girl gets $20K for diamond found in Arkansas park

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an Oklahoma City girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found at an Arkansas park for $20,000.

Final rock to be dropped Friday in $5.8M artificial reef project in Gulf

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; work is due to be completed this week on a $5.8 million aritificial reef project designed to bring back oyster beds and revitalize marine life in Matagorda Bay.

Wrestling superstar The Ultimate Warrior dies

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; wrestling fans got a shock late Tuesday when word spread that The Ultimate Warrior, a legend in the WWE, has died at 54.

Craig James joins Family Research Council

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Craig James, the former NFL running back and television sports analyst who ran in 2012 for the U.S.
Select Evenflo car seats made from 2011-2014 recalled

Select Evenflo car seats made from 2011-2014 recalled

Evenflo designs, engineers and tests its products with safety as its number-one priority.