The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Texas fell to 6.2 percent in October, down from 6.3 percent in September. The state’s unemployment rate remained well below the national October unemployment rate of 7.3 percent.
UPDATE (9:54am): County Road 35 (Lavender Road) has reopened. No other County Roads are closed at this time. Please continue to drive with extreme caution during this period of unfavorable weather conditions.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Devon Energy wants to move into the Eagle Ford Shale through a $6 billion cash deal for assets in the South Texas play, owned by The Woodlands-based GeoSouthern Energy.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The city of Houston will offer health and life insurance benefits to all spouses of legally married employees, including same-sex couples, despite a voter-approved 2001 charter amendment that had banned the p
TODAY: Heavy rain early, then light to moderate showers through the afternoon and evening. Cold and blustery. Temperatures falling into the upper 30s and lower 40s and holding steady. Winds N 15-25 mph.
KETK's Phil Kuchinsky was live at Pine Tree's Pirates Stadium Thursday night.
He interviewed Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor and Pittsburg coach Dickey Meeks.
Traylor has won two state championships, both at Gilmer.
The DEA. released their second annual National Drug Threat Assessment for 2013.
Compared to last year, there is a new set of drugs on the rise.
The fastest growing threat is abuse of prescription drugs.
Only three large counties in the nation saw significant growth in home values from 2007 to 2012, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released this month, and two of those counties — Bexar and Travis — were in Texas.