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ETX officials attend conference to better serve female victims

More than 1,500 people met in Dallas today for the conference on Crimes Against Women (CAW).
Hundreds attend "Conference on Crimes Against Women" in Dallas

Hundreds attend "Conference on Crimes Against Women" in Dallas

About 1600 people were in Dallas Monday for "The Conference on Crimes Against Women."  CAW is a three day conference from Monday to Wednesday.
Adrian Beltre not ‘set in stone’ as Rangers’ cleanup man

Adrian Beltre not ‘set in stone’ as Rangers’ cleanup man

Third baseman Adrian Beltre has been the Texas Rangers’ cleanup hitter for 499 of the 584 games he has started since joining the club in 2011, and he was in the No. 4 slot in Sunday’s Cactus League game against Milwaukee.
Federal judge lets Kyle Field reseating process begin

Federal judge lets Kyle Field reseating process begin

A federal judge denied a request by loyal Aggie fans to delay the reseating process that began today as part of the $485 million expansion of Kyle Field.
J.J. Watt has interesting reaction to … what?

J.J. Watt has interesting reaction to … what?

 Is Watt talking about the signing of veteran defensive lineman Vince Wilfork? Something he saw on TV? What does J.J. Watt find so funny? Inquiring minds want to know.
Appeals court issues stay in execution of East Texas man

Appeals court issues stay in execution of East Texas man

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has placed a stay on the March 18 execution of an East Texas man.
House Bill 2165 receives mixed reviews at town hall meeting

House Bill 2165 receives mixed reviews at town hall meeting

Saturday, Representative David Simpson held three town hall meetings to catch constituents up on the latest legislative session in Austin.
Lake O' the Pines begins releasing water from flood pool

Lake O' the Pines begins releasing water from flood pool

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, has begun releasing water from the flood pool at Lake O' the Pines. 
ETX man sentenced to 15 years in prison on 5th DWI conviction

ETX man sentenced to 15 years in prison on 5th DWI conviction

An East Texas man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on his fifth DWI charge.
Veteran DT, 2X Super Bowl winner to sign with Texans

Veteran DT, 2X Super Bowl winner to sign with Texans

The Houston Texans have added a 6'2", 325-pound monster to their defensive line.
Governor Abbott calls on EPA to refrain from issuing new standards

Governor Abbott calls on EPA to refrain from issuing new standards

In an ongoing effort to deter federal overreach by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Governor Greg Abbott, on Monday, issued a letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, requesting that the agency vo

Defendants face new obstacle in Glass Dragon case

The defendants in the multi-million dollar synthetic marijuana case have a new obstacle on their hands.
Oil plunges to a 6-year low. Is $30 a barrel next?

Oil plunges to a 6-year low. Is $30 a barrel next?

Extremely cheap oil is back, and it may get even cheaper. Crude plunged 4% to as low as $42.85 a barrel on Monday. That's the lowest price since 2009.

ETX SUPERINTENDENT: Scripture will no longer be part of school's morning announcements

An East Texas school district will no longer include biblical Scripture as a part of their "Thought for the Day" morning announcements.