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Conjoined twins set for surgery

A pair of conjoined twins born earlier this year at Houston's Texas Children's Pavilion for Women will soon be separated.
REPORT: Cowboys ink deal with Michael Sam, sign to practice squad

REPORT: Cowboys ink deal with Michael Sam, sign to practice squad

According to ESPN, the Dallas Cowboys have inked a deal to sign Michael Sam, formerly with the St. Louis Rams, to their practice squad.
ERCOT: Grid Should Meet Upcoming Electricity Demands

ERCOT: Grid Should Meet Upcoming Electricity Demands

Texas should have more than enough electricity to keep its lights on this fall and winter, the operator of the grid covering most of the sta
Driver hits, kills man on I-45 freeway

Driver hits, kills man on I-45 freeway

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police say a driver hit and killed a 53-year-old man who was walking along Interstate 45 near Cavalcade Street and swinging a crutch at passing cars.
New foster care rules to increase child safety take effect Sept. 1

New foster care rules to increase child safety take effect Sept. 1

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; new rules take effect on Labor Day for Texas Child Protective Services requiring tougher screening of foster parents and other caregivers to improve safety for youngsters in these homes two years after an ala
Ex-Lackland instructor dead in apparent suicide

Ex-Lackland instructor dead in apparent suicide

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a former Air Force basic training instructor who was found guilty of rape and other sexual misconduct charges two years ago at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland died Sunday after hanging himself in his pri
If Romo isn’t right, the Cowboys are doomed

If Romo isn’t right, the Cowboys are doomed

Expectations for the Cowboys are hovering around at least a decade low. You have to go back to the turn of the century to find expectations at these depths.
Dallas Cowboys adding Michael Sam

Dallas Cowboys adding Michael Sam

Just a few months after the Dallas Cowboys said Missouri defensive end Michael Sam would not be a draft candidate because he did not fit their scheme, the team is bringing him in for a physical. @MizzouTigers
Holland hopes to put ‘brutal’ season behind him by playing spoiler role

Holland hopes to put ‘brutal’ season behind him by playing spoiler role

In the big scheme of things, Derek Holland’s return to the mound for the Texas Rangers on Tuesday is more about putting his off-season knee injury and surgery in the rearview mirror than anything else.
J. J. Watt gets $100 million

J. J. Watt gets $100 million

When Texans defensive end J.J. Watt signs his six-year, $100 million contract extension that includes $51.876 million guaranteed, he will become the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history.
Arian Foster opens up to media

Arian Foster opens up to media

During the Texans’ 45-minute open locker room session with the media today, running back Arian Foster was a terrific interview.
REPORT: Cowboys expected to sign Michael Sam to practice squad

REPORT: Cowboys expected to sign Michael Sam to practice squad

Multiple reports are surfacing that the Dallas Cowboys will bring in Michael Sam in hopes of signing the player to the teams practice squad.

Texas school bus overturns, several students hospitalized

Several students were hurt Tuesday morning when their school bus was involved in an accident south of Dallas.
Momentum for four-year degrees at community colleges

Momentum for four-year degrees at community colleges

Since 2003, when South Texas College, Midland College and Brazosport College received permission to offer bachelor’s degrees, several other community colleges have tried to acquire the same authority.
Abbott to call for credit for massive online courses

Abbott to call for credit for massive online courses

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott will call for students to receive college credit for taking massive open online courses — often