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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 .

Toyota Breaks Ground on New Plano Headquarters

Plano, TX (KDAF) -- Toyota broke ground on its new multi-million dollar headquarters with a tundra in Plano on Tuesday.
Texas Women's Basketball injury report

Texas Women's Basketball injury report

 According to Associate Athletic Trainer Lisa Stalans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results show that senior forward Nneka Enemkpali tore her left anterior cruciate ligament during Monday's game at Baylor.
Baseball in top 10 of two preseason polls

Baseball in top 10 of two preseason polls

 The Texas baseball team has been ranked in the top 10 of two preseason polls, checking in at No. 6 in the Perfect Game poll and No. 10 in D1Baseball.com's list of top 25 teams.
No. 17 Men’s Basketball hosts No. 11 Kansas on Saturday, Jan. 24

No. 17 Men’s Basketball hosts No. 11 Kansas on Saturday, Jan. 24

 Coming off two victories in three days, the No. 17 Texas Men's Basketball team is ready for its biggest home contest of the season to date. On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Longhorns welcome No. 11 Kansas to the Frank Erwin Center.
Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Oath of Office

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Oath of Office

In a moment he called "highly improbable," Greg Abbott became the 48th

'Put'em in a Coffin': The new, destructive social media game

"Put him in a coffin," it's the latest social media driven, destructive, attention getting prank to hit the internet. You can find it all over YouTube.

Cashing in his pennies

After 65 years of saving, an 81-year-old Slaton, Texas man has deposited $816 worth of pennies. Ira Keys hasn't spent a penny since he was 17 years old, because of advice his father gave him.
Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

 Junior Thomas Walkup has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday morning.
No. 8 Texas Women’s Basketball falls at No. 3 Baylor, 75-58

No. 8 Texas Women’s Basketball falls at No. 3 Baylor, 75-58

 No. 8 Texas Women's Basketball lost to third-ranked Baylor, 75-58, at the Ferrell Center in Waco Monday night.
No. 17/18 Men's Basketball rolls past TCU, 66-48

No. 17/18 Men's Basketball rolls past TCU, 66-48

 Javan Felix scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to lead the No. 17/18 Texas Longhorns over the TCU Horned Frogs, 66-48, on Monday night at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center.
Paying respects to real 'American Sniper'

Paying respects to real 'American Sniper'

The Oscar nominated film "American Sniper" debuted over the weekend.
 Norvell named wide receivers coach

Norvell named wide receivers coach

 A former offensive coordinator at Oklahoma, UCLA and Nebraska, who also brings NFL experience, Jay Norvell has been named wide receivers coach at The University of Texas, head coach Charlie Strong announced Friday.
 Join Texas Baseball for the 2015 Fan Appreciation Day & Alumni Game

Join Texas Baseball for the 2015 Fan Appreciation Day & Alumni Game

 The Texas Baseball team will host its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, January 31 before the Alumni Game, scheduled for a 1 p.m. start at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.