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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.
Longview, Shreveport CHL team up to offer free handgun licensing for active duty military

Longview, Shreveport CHL team up to offer free handgun licensing for active duty military

Upon learning ISIS had named several local military members in a target list, Longview CHL has teamed up with Shreveport CHL to offer free concealed handgun licensing classes for all active duty military members.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas sue Land Office over Alamo library

Daughters of the Republic of Texas sue Land Office over Alamo library

It turns out the Battle of the Alamo — or rather the Battle of the Alamo's library — is just getting started. 

Texas woman posts rant about parenting online, gets negative reaction

People love posting their opinions on the Internet. No matter what happens, you can be sure that someone is going to make their feelings about it known online.
J. J. Watt saves Texans $8 million

J. J. Watt saves Texans $8 million

The Texans are about $10 million under the salary cap after turning defensive end J.J. Watt’s $10 million roster bonus into a signing bonus, clearing an additional $8 million in cap space.
Murder suspect wanted by LAPD arrested crossing Texas border

Murder suspect wanted by LAPD arrested crossing Texas border

Border patrol agents arrested a man wanted for murder in Brownsville early this morning.

Gov. Abbott files Amicus Brief asking court to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty

Governor Greg Abbott has filed an amicus brief in opposition to the Obama administration’s Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal in the case to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty.
Charles Barkley lauds performance of Kansas player who didn't play

Charles Barkley lauds performance of Kansas player who didn't play

During halftime of the Kansas-Wichita State game, Barkley, as seen on the accompanying video, said Jayhawks freshman Cliff Alexander "was playing pretty good."
Carlisle questions Mavericks’ ‘soul’ after ‘no-show’ against Suns

Carlisle questions Mavericks’ ‘soul’ after ‘no-show’ against Suns

Following yet another no-show Sunday night by the Dallas Mavericks, coach Rick Carlisle questioned “the soul” of his team.

Ted Cruz announces campaign for President of the United States

On Monday morning, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced the launch of “Cruz for President,” marking the official start of his campaign to seek the 2016 Republican nomination for President of the United States.
Longhorns Women's Tennis holds off No. 18 Texas Tech, 4-2

Longhorns Women's Tennis holds off No. 18 Texas Tech, 4-2

 Texas surrendered the doubles point but produced four hard-fought singles wins, including two over ranked opponents, as the Longhorns (5-8, 2-2 Big 12) held off No.
Austin mayor outraged by 'white people only' stickers posted on businesses

Austin mayor outraged by 'white people only' stickers posted on businesses

 Someone is posting stickers that say "exclusively for white people" on businesses in the Texas capital of Austin. And the mayor is not amused.
'American Sniper' widow pens letter to husband on their anniversary

'American Sniper' widow pens letter to husband on their anniversary

 The widow of the man whose life was portrayed in the acclaimed film "American Sniper" has penned a heartfelt letter to him on their 13th anniversary.
Former Texas judge: Durst case brings out 'highest level of weirdness'

Former Texas judge: Durst case brings out 'highest level of weirdness'

More than two decades as a judge, prosecutor and defense lawyer couldn't prepare Susan Criss for the Texas murder trial of millionaire Robert Durst.