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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Statewide News

Family: Texas nurse, Amber Vinson, regaining strength

Family: Texas nurse, Amber Vinson, regaining strength

Texas nurse Amber Vinson, who is being treated for Ebola at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, is steadily regaining her strength and her spirits are high, her family said.
Disturbing dashcam: Texas officer shoots puppy

Disturbing dashcam: Texas officer shoots puppy

Cleburne, TX (KDAF) Sadly, the tape doesn't lie.
2013 Dallas Cowboys defense vs. 2014 Dallas Cowboys defense

2013 Dallas Cowboys defense vs. 2014 Dallas Cowboys defense

There is no greater surprise this season than the 6-1 start by the Dallas Cowboys.
Watt: Texans need to improve in all three phases of game

Watt: Texans need to improve in all three phases of game

The Texans have a three-game losing streak entering Sunday’s AFC South game at Tennessee. They’ve lost to Dallas by three, Indianapolis by five and Pittsburgh by seven.
Dozens of Texas middle school students stung by bees

Dozens of Texas middle school students stung by bees

At least 20 middle school students in Saginaw, Texas, had to be treated Tuesday after they were stung by bees.
Bentley, Dallas nurse's dog, tests negative for Ebola

Bentley, Dallas nurse's dog, tests negative for Ebola

On Monday, October 21, samples from Bentley were sent to a lab to be tested for Ebola. The test results show that Bentley has tested negative for the virus.
Cheerleader coach accused of having improper relations with student

Cheerleader coach accused of having improper relations with student

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A former teacher at Pasadena High School has been charged with having an improper relationship with a student, according to court documents.
Ebola-diagnosed Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, upgraded to good condition

Ebola-diagnosed Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, upgraded to good condition

Health officials announced Tuesday evening the Dallas, Texas, nurse who was admitted to NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit with Ebola has improved in health.
South Texas mother charged with capital murder of newborn

South Texas mother charged with capital murder of newborn

Hidalgo County sheriff investigators have arrested a mother for murder of her newborn baby.

Ebola: new travel restrictions

New flight restrictions will go into effect Wednesday requiring any one traveling from the Ebola plagued countries of Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to land at one of five U.S. airports where enhanced screening measures are now in place.
Jerry Jones: No issue with “Redskins” nickname, says it’s like “Cowboys” to him

Jerry Jones: No issue with “Redskins” nickname, says it’s like “Cowboys” to him

Some want to change the Redskins' name. Jerry Jones is not one of those.
Aggies coaches: ‘All positions are open’

Aggies coaches: ‘All positions are open’

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said all the right things Tuesday afternoon in terms of trying to get the reeling Aggies program aimed back in the right direction – and he said there’s been a whole lot more talk behind closed doors
Marijuana advocate ousted from Texas church

Marijuana advocate ousted from Texas church

 A Beaumont woman claims she has been cast out of her church for her use of medicinal marijuana.
Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad.
Police: Texas man could be serial killer; cases may go back decades

Police: Texas man could be serial killer; cases may go back decades

The investigation of a man suspected in the deaths of at least seven women in northwest Indiana could expand to other states and stretch back decades, authorities said.