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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Andre Johnson: ‘The league is wide open’

Andre Johnson: ‘The league is wide open’

I’ve always said you’ve got to come to play every week,” Johnson said. “It doesn’t matter who you’re playing. Anybody can be beaten in this league. You can’t ever feed into the hype.
Police: Minors arrested after showing up drunk to bail out friend in jail

Police: Minors arrested after showing up drunk to bail out friend in jail

Indianapolis, IN (WXIN) -- Two Johnson County minors have joined their friend behind bars after showing up drunk to bail him out, investigators say.
10-year-old raises money for girl battling life-threatening disease

10-year-old raises money for girl battling life-threatening disease

Mount Juliet, TN (WSMV) -- When 10-year-old Ella McIsaac started her "Lemonade Stand Project," she wasn't sure exactly who she wanted to help, just that she wanted to help someone.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above.
LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, Louisiana, told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's belongings. They issued the following statement:
American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

 The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.
Kitten saves local couple during house fire

Kitten saves local couple during house fire

Dixon, IL (WQAD) -- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois says an unlikely hero saved their life.
Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets

Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets

We all get aches and pains every once in a while, and our four legged friends get them, too. "I know how difficult life can be if you`re in pain, and I can see they were in pain," dog owner Paula Belekis said.

Huge jellyfish swarms caused by junk dumped in Gulf of Mexico

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the good news about dumping huge things in the ocean -- and by huge we mean things like aircraft carriers -- is that they create havens for marine life.
Hundreds gather to claim Mattress Mack money on Astros gamble

Hundreds gather to claim Mattress Mack money on Astros gamble

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; betting against the Astros proved to be another costly publicity stunt for the owner of a Houston furniture store.
Cowboys upset Seahawks in Seattle

Cowboys upset Seahawks in Seattle

The 30-23 win over the Seahawks today improved Dallas’ 2014 record to 5-1, the first time since the 2007 team started 5-1, and the 13th time overall
Aggies trounced at home by Ole Miss

Aggies trounced at home by Ole Miss

Texas A&M’s crowd showed up in a big way on Saturday night. The Aggies on the field never did, however, before a crowd of 110,633, most ever to see a football game in the state of Texas on any level.
Two Texas athletic department staffers reprimanded for purchases

Two Texas athletic department staffers reprimanded for purchases

About $40,000 worth of purchases made by the Texas athletic department from an antique store owned by a staffer violated university policy, according to an internal audit released by the school Friday.
TX teen sentenced for murdering his mother and defiling her body

TX teen sentenced for murdering his mother and defiling her body

Gruesome details emerged in the trial of Kevin Davis, the 18-year old accused of killing his 50-year old mother back on March 27 at her apartment in the 4300 block of Kostoryz Road, which began Tuesday.
Longhorns dominate statistically, but lose to Oklahoma

Longhorns dominate statistically, but lose to Oklahoma

Texas falls to 2-4 overall, and 1-2 in the Big 12. Oklahoma improves to 5-1, 2-1. It’s the Longhorns’ worst start to a season since 1956, the year before Darrell Royal was hired.