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UT tops highest collegiate royalties list for 9th straight year

UT tops highest collegiate royalties list for 9th straight year

The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, announced Tuesday its annual list of top-selling institutions.
Morris Claiborne to miss preseason opener

Morris Claiborne to miss preseason opener

Cornerback Morris Claiborne, who has been sidelined for the past week with tendinitis in his right knee, will not play in the preseason opener against the Chargers.
Spurs hire Becky Hammon as NBA’s 1st full-time female assistant

Spurs hire Becky Hammon as NBA’s 1st full-time female assistant

The Spurs have hired current San Antonio Stars players Becky Hammon as an assistant coach for the upcoming season.

Major Texas city one step closer to cellphone ban in vehicles

Talking, texting or using a cell phone in a car is one step closer to being illegal in Austin. The city's Public Safety Commission approved a recommendation on how to toughen up the no texting ordinance already on the books.
Spurs hire 2nd female assistant basketball coach in NBA history

Spurs hire 2nd female assistant basketball coach in NBA history

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Becky Hammon has been hired as an assistant coach. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
Texas teacher's aide arrested for sexual relationship with student

Texas teacher's aide arrested for sexual relationship with student

A Pharr ISD teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Texas graduation rate reaches all-time high

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate has set another all-time high, reaching 88 percent for the Class of 2013.
Perry forms political action committee called RickPAC

Perry forms political action committee called RickPAC

Seeking to aid fellow Republicans in the November elections — and perhaps to bolster his own chances for a 2016 presidential run – Gov.
Lawmakers question Perry's funding of national guard

Lawmakers question Perry's funding of national guard

Some Texas lawmakers are questioning Gov.
McKinney Couple Upset by D/FWAirport Expansion

McKinney Couple Upset by D/FWAirport Expansion

Nobody likes ducking under planes but for John and Annette Powell, that's their day-to-day life. The Powells live right next door to McKinney National Airport.
Thousands of Houstonians turn out to rally for Israel

Thousands of Houstonians turn out to rally for Israel

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; after returning recently from an emotional trip to Israel, the head of the Jewish Federation of Houston joined thousands rallying to support Israel Sunday at Congregation Beth Israel in southwest Houston.

Texas woman survives flesh-eating bacteria

A Texas woman is recovering after a trip to the beach quickly turned into a life-threatening scare. 
Tony Romo won’t play Thursday in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Tony Romo won’t play Thursday in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Tony Romo expects to sit out Thursday’s preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers, which led to extended work for the quarterback Sunday.
24-year-old ICE detainee dies in south Texas hospital

24-year-old ICE detainee dies in south Texas hospital

 A 24-year-old Salvadoran national, who had been in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations custody since June 27, 2014, died Sunday, August 3 at Laredo Medical Center.

Thief takes million in goods from Texas woman's 3-story closet

A Texas socialite's lavish three-story closet was burglarized Friday night. The thief nabbed three Birkin bags worth $60,000 each and then filled those purses with even more expensive jewels.