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Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being assigned to job on Texas Army post

Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being assigned to job on Texas Army post

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to an Army unit on a Texas post as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.
Analysis: Not bad, for a lame duck

Analysis: Not bad, for a lame duck

The lame duck at the top of the state government is having a pretty good run.
Davis presses attack on Abbott over chemical plant ruling

Davis presses attack on Abbott over chemical plant ruling

Wrapping up her five-day “Texans Deserve to Know” tour, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Da

Beagles rescued from South Texas laboratory, spend first day outside

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; seven beagles, ranging in age from 2 to 9, are feeling the grass under their paws and the wind in their fur, for the first time.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 14, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 14, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, July 14, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1900 SSE Loop 323.  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm 2000 S. Beckham. 
Rodeo and Texans unveil plans for Astrodome

Rodeo and Texans unveil plans for Astrodome

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Harris County leaders said Thursday they are open to considering a $66 million plan devised by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the NFL's Houston Texans to demolish the iconic Astrodome and turn t

East Texas boy nearly drowns at local lake

What was supposed to be a relaxing day at the lake on Friday, quickly turned into a nightmare. "To see a baby like that will change you," said lake goer, Heidi Downs.
Rangers prospect named MVP of Futures Game

Rangers prospect named MVP of Futures Game

The Rangers entered the All-Star break riding an 8 game losing streak and the worst record in the majors.  The good news is they still have an impressive minor league system.

Two men hospitalized following shooting near Troup

Two people are in the hospital following a late night shooting Sunday just north of Troup.

Protests held at immigration center in Waco

Protesters in Texas demand better conditions for immigrants held at a Waco facility. This group says the 250 immigrants held at Jack Harwell Detention Center need access to medical care and Spanish-language legal material.
Gasol spurns Spurs, headed to Chicago

Gasol spurns Spurs, headed to Chicago

Pau Gasol, the Spanish big man who had emerged as the Spurs’ top free-agency target this summer, appears headed to Chicago, according to multiple reports late Friday.
7-on-7 Football: Whitehouse falls short in state title game

7-on-7 Football: Whitehouse falls short in state title game

Whitehouse advanced to the Division I championship game before falling to Katy Seven Lakes, 42-25, Saturday afternoon at the Texas 7-on-7 State Football Championships.
Hooked for life: 11-year-old’s love of fishing brings tournament success

Hooked for life: 11-year-old’s love of fishing brings tournament success

East Texas is known for its fishing. Whether it’s for leisure or for competition, it isn’t hard to go to one of several lakes in the area and find someone casting their line into the water searching for a bite.
Rockets bring back Trevor Ariza

Rockets bring back Trevor Ariza

Having missed on their top targets, the Rockets went back to one of their former free agent acquisitions, reaching agreement to bring back forward Trevor Ariza, a person with knowledge of the deal said.
Vince Carter signs three-year deal with Grizzlies

Vince Carter signs three-year deal with Grizzlies

Vince Carter’s three-year stay with the Dallas Mavericks has ended.