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Southeast Texas boy dies after horse 'spooks,' kicks him in chest

Southeast Texas boy dies after horse 'spooks,' kicks him in chest

A tragic late afternoon accident resulted in the death of a three-year-old child.
Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Rapper Cameron Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, was due in an El Paso court today to face charges stemming from a May arrest for marijuana possession at the El Paso International Airport, but now, a warrant was issued for his
Weeden itching to take reins in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Weeden itching to take reins in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Brandon Weeden can’t wait for Thursday night. Yes, it’s only an exhibition game, but it marks his debut for the Dallas Cowboys and perhaps his only start of 2014.
Back surgery is affecting Romo’s deep passes

Back surgery is affecting Romo’s deep passes

According to Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys front office brass, the veteran is 100 percent recovered from December back surgery.

Fisherman catches massive shark off Texas coast

A fisherman from San Antonio caught one massively huge shark off the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend.
Texans release first preseason depth chart vs. Cardinals

Texans release first preseason depth chart vs. Cardinals

It’s not rocket science and it’s not even very official. But the Texans have released their first depth chart in the Bill O’Brien era.
Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.
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.