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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Illinois man drowns off Galveston coastline

Illinois man drowns off Galveston coastline

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an Illinois man drowned after he and his wife were thrown into the water when their boat wrecked off the coast of Galveston.
Aggies aiming to remedy dropped passes with No. 3 Ole Miss rolling in

Aggies aiming to remedy dropped passes with No. 3 Ole Miss rolling in

Texas A&M’s exact number of drops in a 48-31 loss at Mississippi State is in question. The Aggies’ resolve to do something about it doesn’t seem to be.
Big 12 Players of the Week

Big 12 Players of the Week

Baylor defensive back Terrell Burt and TCU teammates Paul Dawson and Trevone Boykin were picked Monday as the Big 12′s players of the week for last week’s games.
Watt, Luck to be center of attention Thursday

Watt, Luck to be center of attention Thursday

Thursday night’s game between the Texans and Colts for first place in the AFC South is getting a lot of national exposure. Defensive end J.J. Watt and quarterback Andrew Luck are at the center of attention.
2013-2014 AP exam, SAT participation rates for Texas public school students increase

2013-2014 AP exam, SAT participation rates for Texas public school students increase

Data released Tuesday by the College Board shows that 2013-2014 participation rates for Advanced Placement (AP) exams and SAT for students enrolled in Texas public schools once again increased over the previous school year.
Chandler Parsons: Weird feeling to play against Rockets

Chandler Parsons: Weird feeling to play against Rockets

Chandler Parsons did not try to pretend Tuesday’s preseason opener between the Mavericks (his new team) and the Rockets (his former team) would be the usual “just another game.”
Tony Romo tip toes around ripping fans

Tony Romo tip toes around ripping fans

The quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys decided it was time to address the multi-colored elephant within AT&T Stadium these days, otherwise known as the abundance of visiting fans.
Arian Foster says NFL Thursday night games are dangerous, hypocritical

Arian Foster says NFL Thursday night games are dangerous, hypocritical

Texans running back Arian Foster said the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games are “annoying for players” and hypocritical during a time when the league is actively trying to promote player safety.
Texas church family offers support for quarantined family

Texas church family offers support for quarantined family

Dallas, TX (KDAF) -- Louise Troh probably never envisioned her life taking the unexpected path as it has this past week.
Monkey rescued from hoarder home recovers in Arizona

Monkey rescued from hoarder home recovers in Arizona

Prescott, AZ (KTVK) -- A monkey seized from an accused hoarder in Phoenix is recovering at an animal sanctuary in Prescott.
French bulldogs dress in pink to raise money for breast cancer

French bulldogs dress in pink to raise money for breast cancer

New York City, NY (WPIX) -- A French bulldog and his owner are doing their part to spread love throughout New York City.
Harris Co. homeowner shoots suspected burglar

Harris Co. homeowner shoots suspected burglar

The Houston Chronicle reports; a Harris County homeowner shot a suspected burglar breaking into his home, authorities said.
Animal lovers 'hating' on Texas TV host

Animal lovers 'hating' on Texas TV host

The Houston Chronicle reports; a Texas angler and television host who used a compound bow to arrow an 809-pound Mako shark off the California coast last month is drawing detractors on social media who oppose the shark's treatment.
Cowboys edge Texans

Cowboys edge Texans

Dan Bailey missed a long field goal as time ran out in regulation. He didn't miss in overtime. Bailey kicked a game-winning 49-yard field goal in OT.