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UT: Maroon bluebonnets will not be removed

UT: Maroon bluebonnets will not be removed

The University of Texas announced Wednesday they will not pull maroon-colored wildflowers planted in gardens on their campus.
Stars rally comes up short in game one loss to Ducks

Stars rally comes up short in game one loss to Ducks

The Dallas Stars first playoff game in five seasons almost turned into a blowout. Anaheim went up 4-0 in the 2nd period, en route to a 4-3 victory.
Rockets will face Trail Blazers in first-round series

Rockets will face Trail Blazers in first-round series

The Rockets got the starting date for the postseason they wanted, opening their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. They might have also gotten the sort of schedule they need, filled with off days.
DPS suspends use of new handgun over 'concerns'

DPS suspends use of new handgun over 'concerns'

Take note: KETK is talking to local experts about this issue. Don't miss our report on KETK's Live at Five.
TX soldier killed in Afghanistan

TX soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 10th Mountain Division Soldier with 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team died April 15 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of injuries sustained April 12 when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms
Mavs lose to Memphis, will face Spurs in postseason

Mavs lose to Memphis, will face Spurs in postseason

Needing to sweep the season series with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Mavericks looked to seize the seventh seed in the Western Conference playoff picture.
Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

Should soldiers be allowed to carry concealed handguns on base?

The issue of guns off the battlefield for our U.S. military service men and woman has been debated before. In the past five years two separate mass shootings at Ft. Hood have claimed the lives of 17 people.
New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

The Dallas Cowboys are not what they once were, and they are more famous for their owner than their actual players.
QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

The quarterback situation at Texas A&M and TCU just got more complicated. Or did they get less complicated?
Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Texas A&M’s fall-back option at quarterback suddenly has taken a fall. The Aggies announced Wednesday morning that senior Matt Joeckel intends to transfer.

Burglar caught on surveillance camera creeping through baby's nursery

A burglar is caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston, TX area home. It happened on April 5th in west Harris County, Texas. The homeowner didn't know that someone had been in his house until a neighbor found the
Reward now $13,000 for TX sex offender

Reward now $13,000 for TX sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for Juan Carlos Pena, 49, has increased to up to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April.
What to look for in Stars-Ducks playoff series

What to look for in Stars-Ducks playoff series

Dallas begins a best-of-seven first-round series Wednesday in Anaheim. The Stars won the regular-season series 2-1.
Astros call up top prospect George Springer

Astros call up top prospect George Springer

After a wait that’s been excruciating for some fans, the player who could become the face of the Astros has arrived.
Judge seats grand jury to hear case against Perry

Judge seats grand jury to hear case against Perry

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a judge on Monday seated a grand jury to look into the threat that Gov. Rick Perry carried out to veto funding for the Public Integrity Unit under Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg.