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Sources: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

Sources: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

 Rick Barnes is not expected to return as head coach of the Texas men’s basketball team, multiple sources told NBCSports.com.
Student Loan Debt: Little Known Laws Could Cost You Big

Student Loan Debt: Little Known Laws Could Cost You Big

 Student Loans! Yeah, just the phrase alone probably ticked a lot of you off. But some little-known laws in 22 states might make you even madder — and Texas is one of them.
Jerry Jones has shown he’s not concerned with ‘character’

Jerry Jones has shown he’s not concerned with ‘character’

Greg Hardy? This guy was red-flagged by the NFL as trouble from his college days at Ole Miss. That was 2010. Hardy, labeled a first round talent, fell to the sixth round in the draft.
TX lawmakers propose bill to require EKG testing for HS athletes at personal expense

TX lawmakers propose bill to require EKG testing for HS athletes at personal expense

A new bill proposed in the Texas legislature would require some student-athletes to undergo additional testing during their yearly physicals.

I-35 near Salado reopened after fatal crash, bridge accident

Emergency crews have cleared the scene of a major bridge accident on Interstate 35 in Central Texas.
Court halts law granting same-sex marriage benefits

Court halts law granting same-sex marriage benefits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement after a federal district court granted the state’s request for preliminary injunction on the Obama Administration’s attempt to revise the definition of “
Missing spring breaker from Cen-Tex found dead

Missing spring breaker from Cen-Tex found dead

The case of the missing spring breaker on South Padre Island may now become an investigation into his death.
Lone Star State named 2nd most populated in the nation

Lone Star State named 2nd most populated in the nation

According to the United States Census Bureau, the state of Texas has experienced notable growth in the past year.
Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

As much as the Dallas Cowboys wanted to keep running back DeMarco Murray, their desire to get better as a football team was far greater.
Beef prices rise, consumers cut back

Beef prices rise, consumers cut back

"We've got a pretty good run on things right now and we've got some optimism in the market," Billy Easter from the Wichita Livestock said. At the Wichita Livestock sale, spirits are high, and so are the prices.
DPS looking for TX suspect convicted of sexually assaulting young girls

DPS looking for TX suspect convicted of sexually assaulting young girls

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Floyd Montrel Moore, 29, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Texas obtains enough execution drug to last through April

The state of Texas has obtained enough pentobarbital to carry out executions through the month of April.

ETX Oilfield Expo moves to Shreveport, kicks off April 1

The East Texas Oilfield Expo, which has taken place in Longview, TX since its launch in 2011, will move to Shreveport, LA in 2015 and become the Ark-La-Tex Oilfield Expo.
Jerry Jones says Cowboys can be a platform for domestic violence awareness

Jerry Jones says Cowboys can be a platform for domestic violence awareness

There has been so much talk about the Dallas Cowboys and their supposed lack of concern regarding domestic violence after signing defensive end Greg Hardy that owner Jerry Jones and vice president Stephen Jones believe people have forgotten a k

Group wants stricter Texas bestiality laws after disturbing video surfaces

A group of Midlanders are hoping to push for stricter bestiality laws in the state of Texas. The initiative came after video that alleges a dog was sexually abused by a person was posted on social media.