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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Pain-reducing injection paves way for Tony Romo

Pain-reducing injection paves way for Tony Romo

All Tony Romo needed was a pain-reducing injection to get ready to play against the Giants on Sunday.
Texans fans invade Pittsburgh for ‘Monday Night Football’

Texans fans invade Pittsburgh for ‘Monday Night Football’

The Houston Texans play the Steelers in Pittsburgh tonight. The Stellers have won a record 15 straight Monday Night Football home games.

Ft. Hood 'Hug Lady' honored

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.
UPDATE: Possible serial killer from Texas identified by Indiana officials

UPDATE: Possible serial killer from Texas identified by Indiana officials

UPDATE:  The 43-year-old Gary, Indiana, man in police custody in connection with the bodies of seven women found in Hammond and Gary has been identified as Darren Vann, according to Hammond Police Chief John Doughty.<
LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves music amendments

LIST: UIL approves music amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves academic amendments

LIST: UIL approves academic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
43 people in Texas cleared from Ebola monitoring

43 people in Texas cleared from Ebola monitoring

A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.
Ohio's newest cop! 5-year-old transforms wheelchair into cruiser

Ohio's newest cop! 5-year-old transforms wheelchair into cruiser

Tiffin, OH (WJW) -- Meet Tiffin Police Department's newest officer! Nehemiah Hill showed up at the station Thursday during shift change, according to the department's Facebook Page.
100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

Brooklyn, NY (WPIX) -- For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.
Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney

Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney

Thousand Oaks, CA (KTLA) -- A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trap
Texas colleges where students can't pay back their loans

Texas colleges where students can't pay back their loans

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas is the 9th worst state for student loan debt, according to a new study.
Notes from Sunday's Cowboys 31-21 win against New York Giants

Notes from Sunday's Cowboys 31-21 win against New York Giants

The win over the Giants today improved Dallas’ 2014 record to 6-1, the first time since the 2007 team started 6-1, and the 10th time overall
UH's switch to JT Lion Ward at QB paying immediate dividends

UH's switch to JT Lion Ward at QB paying immediate dividends

Former John Tyler Lion Greg Ward Jr. had made one start at quarterback for the University of Houston when a teammate began to heap on the praise.