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Rangers DFA Saunders, call up Mikolas

Rangers DFA Saunders, call up Mikolas

The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has designated left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders for assignment and recalled right-haned pitcher Miles Mikolas.
Texas cheerleader's hunting photos at center of controversy

Texas cheerleader's hunting photos at center of controversy

EDITOR'S NOTE: Pictures in this story could be considered graphic in nature and are not suitable for all audiences.

Texas officers' photo of kindness goes viral

Two police officers in Texas are getting praise after a photo of them buying groceries for a needy family hit the web. It's a photo that's gone viral in Victoria-- two police officers and a basket of groceries.
FIFA: U.S. World Cup fans most active online; Texas top 5 in states

FIFA: U.S. World Cup fans most active online; Texas top 5 in states

The results of Tuesday's knockout-round match with Belgium remain to be seen. But online, Team USA is already a World Cup winner.

Authorities find decomposed body of illegal immigrant near Texas border

Authorities are working to get the body of a Guatemalan boy back to his family.
Rick Perry's busy summer schedule

Rick Perry's busy summer schedule

Rick Perry's headed back to South Carolina Tuesday and Wednesday.
5th Circuit opinion favors water suppliers

5th Circuit opinion favors water suppliers

State and local water planning agencies in Texas and across the drought-stricken West were handed a narrow victory by federal judges on Monday, vindicating their decisions to
Ten Commandments sign may prompt rule change

Ten Commandments sign may prompt rule change

Faced with a legal challenge over an East Texas homeowner’s Ten Commandments lawn sign, the Texas Transportation Commission is considerin
Gov. Perry announces TEF investment expanding Maverick Arms Manufacturing in Eagle Pass

Gov. Perry announces TEF investment expanding Maverick Arms Manufacturing in Eagle Pass

Gov. Rick Perry has announced a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) investment of $300,000 for Maverick Arms, Inc., a firearms company specializing in shotguns.
Reward increased to $17,500 for man wanted for murder, child sexual assault

Reward increased to $17,500 for man wanted for murder, child sexual assault

The reward for Freddie Alaniz, 34, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $17,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of July.
BIG XII Football Media Days announced

BIG XII Football Media Days announced

The Big 12 Conference football media days will be July 21-22 in Dallas with five schools participating on Monday and f
Big XII Conference announces new branding initiatives, reveals new logo

Big XII Conference announces new branding initiatives, reveals new logo

As the calendar turns to July 1 and a new athletic season, the Big 12 Conference has undertaken a new set of branding
ICE removes twice deported illegal immigrant, convicted felon wanted for murder in Mexico

ICE removes twice deported illegal immigrant, convicted felon wanted for murder in Mexico

A Mexican man wanted in his native country for murder was deported Tuesday, June 24, by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
20 things to do in Galveston (besides go to the beach)

20 things to do in Galveston (besides go to the beach)

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; it's the summer of seaweed in Galveston, and though it's perfectly safe (and still pretty fun) to brave the mountains of beachside seaweed for a dip in the Gulf, now may be the perfect time to try out
Carmelo Anthony to visit Rockets Wednesday

Carmelo Anthony to visit Rockets Wednesday

As the NBA free agent market opens at 11:01 p.m. tonight, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is set to embark on his tour of suitors.