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Seems the beaver picked a side

Seems the beaver picked a side

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; OK, so Buc-ees is a little more than a gas station, but the one-of-a-kind roadside megastore apparently endorsed state Sen. Dan Patrick for lieutenant governor Sunday.
$600K stolen from Lakewood Church

$600K stolen from Lakewood Church

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a total of $600,000 in cash and checks - along with written credit card information – was stolen from Houston's Lakewood Church on Sunday, according to an email sent by church leaders to member
Man seen driving vehicle of slain woman

Man seen driving vehicle of slain woman

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Britney Cosby was excited after she had finally pinched enough pennies and gotten a tax refund that allowed her to buy a silver 2006 Kia Sorrento a week ago.
Republicans keep House seat in Florida special election

Republicans keep House seat in Florida special election

 Republican David Jolly won Tuesday's special election in Florida's 13th Congressional District. He will fill out the term of his former boss, longtime Republican Rep. Bill Young, who died in October.
Miles Austin done in Dallas

Miles Austin done in Dallas

Cowboys WR Miles Austin will be designated a post-June 1 cut, according to a source. His departure saves the Cowboys $5.5 million in cap space.
Could Jacksonville's Josh McCown end up with the Texans?

Could Jacksonville's Josh McCown end up with the Texans?

New Tampa Bay coach, and Big Sandy native, Lovie Smith may not let free-agent quarterback Josh McCown leave the Buccaneers without a contract, but if he is able to resist his former head coach at Chicago, he’ll be headed for Hou
Jones calls decision to cut Ware "difficult"

Jones calls decision to cut Ware "difficult"

In a statement today, Jerry Jones says the decision to release DeMarcus ware was 'extremely difficult,' but also left the door open for him to return.
Cowboys release former All-Pro DE DeMarcus Ware

Cowboys release former All-Pro DE DeMarcus Ware

The Dallas Cowboys have released Defensive End DeMarcus Ware on the first day of free agency, according to multiple Dallas media reports.

$600,000 stolen from Houston mega-church

Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas claims the largest congregation in the world, and that may have made it a tempting target for whoever cracked their safe and got away with all the money inside of it.
Officers seize $6.4M in narcotics at South Texas border over weekend

Officers seize $6.4M in narcotics at South Texas border over weekend

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Texans waive tight end Owen Daniels

Texans waive tight end Owen Daniels

The Texans have waived veteran tight end Owen Daniels. By waiving Daniels and cornerback Brice McCain today, the Texans have cleared an additional $5.4 million under the cap.
Cowboys will be active but bargain hunters in free agency

Cowboys will be active but bargain hunters in free agency

The Dallas Cowboys head into free agency with an abundance of needs, but low on capital because of their tight salary-cap situations.
Rand Paul takes veiled swipe at Ted Cruz over foreign policy

Rand Paul takes veiled swipe at Ted Cruz over foreign policy

Recent tension between Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz flared on Monday after Paul doubled-down in his criticism of Cruz's rhetoric.
'We are burying a body,' teen suspect tells Texas police department

'We are burying a body,' teen suspect tells Texas police department

Ask a simple question. Police in Wylie, Texas, wanted to know what two teenagers were doing in the woods Saturday night. "We are burying a body," one of them said.
Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

 In a rare public talk via the Web, fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged a tech conference audience Monday to help "fix" the U.S. government's surveillance of its citizens.