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Clowney returns to practice for first time since surgery

Clowney returns to practice for first time since surgery

Outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney practiced today for the first time since undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery after the Texans’ victory over Washington in the first game of the season.
Gov. Perry calls for travel ban from Ebola-outbreak countries

Gov. Perry calls for travel ban from Ebola-outbreak countries

On Friday, Governor Rick Perry announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. Gov. Perry created the task force, headed by Dr. Brett P.

Ebola Coverage: Who is the 'clipboard guy'?

He's been dubbed "Clipboard Guy", the man that stood, without protective gear, amazingly close to Ebola patient Amber Vinson as she was being transported to Atlanta's Emory Hospital.
Travis Co. resident being monitored for Ebola

Travis Co. resident being monitored for Ebola

The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (HHSD) is monitoring a Travis County resident who was a passenger on Frontier Airlines Flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday night.
UT Tower to glow for distinguished alumni including 2 East Texans

UT Tower to glow for distinguished alumni including 2 East Texans

Friday, the University of Texas Tower will glow orange in honor of the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards, hosted by the Texas Exes.
DPS identifies 2 killed in motorcycle crash on Hwy 69

DPS identifies 2 killed in motorcycle crash on Hwy 69

Department of Public Safety officials have identified two people killed in a Thursday afternoon fatal motorcycle crash 

VIDEO: Ebola patient Nina Pham speaks from hospital bed before being flown to MD

"I love you." That's what Nina Pham said to her doctors in her hospital room. Pham left Dallas on Thursday for Maryland to get treatment for Ebola.
GCSO seeking identities of men who burglarized local convenience store

GCSO seeking identities of men who burglarized local convenience store

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the assistance of the public in identifying four men who broke into a convenience store last week.
CDC expands passenger notification for those who flew with Ebola-positive patient

CDC expands passenger notification for those who flew with Ebola-positive patient

Based on additional information obtained during interviews of close contacts to the second healthcare worker, identified aqs Amber Vinson, from Texas Presbyterian Hospital who tested positive for Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and
Dallas lab worker who handled Ebola patient's specimens quarantined on cruise ship

Dallas lab worker who handled Ebola patient's specimens quarantined on cruise ship

A Dallas hospital laboratory worker has been quarantined on a cruise ship after it was revealed they had handled the specimens of now deceased Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan.
Lone gunman robs armored truck at SE Houston supermarket

Lone gunman robs armored truck at SE Houston supermarket

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Houston police are looking for a man who attacked and robbed an armored truck driver.
Two arrests in Houston machete murder

Two arrests in Houston machete murder

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Houston police have arrested two people in connection with the machete slaying last month of a 14-year-old north Houston boy.
81st Texas Rose Festival underway

81st Texas Rose Festival underway

The 81st Texas Rose Festival got started Thursday in Tyler. This year's theme will be "Cirque de la Rose"
Ebola VS. Flu symptoms

Ebola VS. Flu symptoms

The news of Ebola reaching our shores has coincided with our annual flu season. That leaves many asking, can we tell the difference between the symptoms?

Henderson rodeo riding into town

The Rusk County Youth Expo center will play host to the Rusk County PRCA rodeo for a triple-day event. The event kicks off Thursday at 7:30 and is free to spectators thanks to a sponsorship with Bar None Cowboy Church.