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SFA Mauls Bearkats For First Place, 79-68

SFA Mauls Bearkats For First Place, 79-68

 The Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team used a hot start and well-balanced attack to take over first place in the Southland Conference with a 79-68 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday evening inside Bernard G.
No. 17/18 Texas Basketball falls to No. 11/14 Kansas, 75-62

No. 17/18 Texas Basketball falls to No. 11/14 Kansas, 75-62

  Isaiah Taylor led all scorers with a season-high 23 points, while Jonathan Holmes added 14, but the No. 17/18 Texas Longhorns fell to the No.
TX woman survives being robbed and kidnapped; robber still on the run

TX woman survives being robbed and kidnapped; robber still on the run

A gunman who allegedly forced a Texas woman into her trunk at a drive-up ATM last week is still on the loose.
Pleasant Surprise: Six Deserving Families in Texas Get New Furniture

Pleasant Surprise: Six Deserving Families in Texas Get New Furniture

Hey, Christmas might be over, but that doesn't mean the spirit of giving is gone. Six families in Grapevine were surprised with fully furnished dreams.
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies at 83

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies at 83

 Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks died Friday in Chicago, family attorney Mark Bogan said. Banks was 83. The circumstances surrounding his death were not immediately available.

Bingham family hopeful about Medical Marijuana CBD oil proposal

Bills have been filed in the Texas legislature to allow children with epilepsy to use medical marijuana for treatment.
Speed, no seat belt pegged as factors in fatal crash involving TX woman

Speed, no seat belt pegged as factors in fatal crash involving TX woman

One person is dead and another severely injured after car accident in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, Friday morning.
ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

ETX state representative files bill to create sales tax holidays for firearms, hunting supplies

State Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) filed H.B. 849, which would create two sales tax holidays for firearms and hunting supplies.

Texas ends 2014 with another month of job growth

Texas employers added jobs in impressive fashion in 2014 with the increase of 457,900 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs over the year.
Mavs are coming through in the clutch

Mavs are coming through in the clutch

 The Mavs have been money when it’s mattered this season.
Join No. 8 women's basketball for Texas Traditions Day on Sunday, Jan. 25

Join No. 8 women's basketball for Texas Traditions Day on Sunday, Jan. 25

 Fans attending the Texas Women's Basketball vs. Iowa State game on Sunday, Jan.

Texas Border Patrol agent fired upon, shoots back killing smuggler

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.
Gov. Abbott names 3 TAMU Board of Regents appointments

Gov. Abbott names 3 TAMU Board of Regents appointments

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to the Texas A&M University Board of Regents, William Mahomes, Jr. and Robert L. Albritton, and reappointed current Regent Phil Adams. The appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Gov. Abbott names UT, A&M Board of Regents appointments

Gov. Abbott names UT, A&M Board of Regents appointments

On Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott new members to The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the Texas A&M University Board of Regents. These appointments will be effective February 1, 2015.

Employee finds body in bathroom of Greyhound bus in Texas

A passenger was found dead Wednesday morning on a greyhound bus at a Dallas maintenance facility .