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USDA releases list of Texas stores affected by Listeria recall

USDA releases list of Texas stores affected by Listeria recall

Great American Marketing, a Houston, Texas establishment, recalled Thursday approximately 475 pounds of FSIS and FDA-regulated, ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S.

120-pound gator caught in Texas neighborhood

Later, gator! An alligator that caused a stir in a Texas neighborhood is gone. A homeowner in Cinco Ranch called authorities after seeing kids throw rocks at this six-foot long, 120-pound reptile.
Tony Romo claims his best is yet to come

Tony Romo claims his best is yet to come

Tony Romo has won 64 games in his NFL career, while passing for 29,565 yards and 208 touchdowns. Now 34, and coming off two back surgeries over the past 15 months, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback insists his best is yet to come.
Andre Johnson and Texans make peace

Andre Johnson and Texans make peace

Ultimately, owner Bob McNair’s relationship with Andre Johnson played the most significant role in convincing the receiver to report to the Texans on Friday.
5A All-State Baseball Team

5A All-State Baseball Team

Flower Mound’s Kyle Johnston, a 10-game winner on the mound to help lead Lewisville Flower Mound to a state championship, was named Player of the Year on the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 5A All-State Basebal
Midland-area housing crunch hurts foster care oversight

Midland-area housing crunch hurts foster care oversight

Since moving to Odessa in September to work as a state Child Protective Services investigator, Juan Carlos Pacheco has bounced among three homes, s
Denton fracking ban could spur wider legal clash

Denton fracking ban could spur wider legal clash

Debbie Ingram understands the importance of Texas’ oil and gas industry, and she enjoys the look of a lit-up drilling rig rising in the
Man, 60, contracts West Nile in Montgomery Co.

Man, 60, contracts West Nile in Montgomery Co.

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 60-year-old man from The Woodlands has become the first person to contract the West Nile virus this year in Montgomery County, although the mosquitoes started testing positive for the virus in the coun

Houston whiskey distillery Yellow Rose wants to upgrade distillery

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a local distillery is asking friends and fans to donate dollars to a crowd-funding campaign to make brand new digs right outside the inner loop possible.
Phil Kuchinsky is at the first day of Cowboys Camp

Phil Kuchinsky is at the first day of Cowboys Camp

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky is covering the Cowboys in California. One the first day of training camp he talked with linebacker Bruce Carter.
Yankees top Rangers 4-2 in series finale

Yankees top Rangers 4-2 in series finale

Colby Lewis allowed three runs in the middle innings after a fast start, and former Rangers pitcher Brandon McCarthy allowed only one in six innings as the Yankees closed the four-game series with their third straight win, 4-2.
Jerry in July: Undaunted as always as Cowboys open camp

Jerry in July: Undaunted as always as Cowboys open camp

In July, even Jerry Jones is undefeated. But in a lot of ways, like any other lame-duck politician, his training camp act has become repetitive, predictable.
Texas man arrested for $56,000 in unpaid tolls

Texas man arrested for $56,000 in unpaid tolls

Cops pulled Robert Dupree over in The Colony for failing to signal… no big deal, right? But when they ran his license, it turned out this guy apparently owes $56,000 in unpaid tolls.
Report: ETX native among 2 UT football players charged with sexual assault

Report: ETX native among 2 UT football players charged with sexual assault

University of Texas football players Kendall Sanders and Montrel Me
Report urges more funding for job training programs

Report urges more funding for job training programs

A new workforce report released Wednesday by the Texas comptroller’s office emphasizes the promise and pitfalls of Texas’ recent economic success for workers, highlighting the importance of investing in