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House OKs emergency spending for schools, fires
Firefighter training following a deadly explosion in West, money to arm Texas prosecutors and an extra $500 million for public schools were ways that House lawmakers Friday considered spending the final dollars in the current state budget.
Sheriff: Remains are 13-year-old missing 2 years
Remains found in a remote West Texas location last month are those of a 13-year-old middle school cheerleader missing since December 2010, authorities announced Friday.
Possible 9/11 plane landing gear part found in NYC
A rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that once prompted virulent national debate about Islam and free speech.
American Idol Teaser
Southeast Texas native Kree Harrison is safe again. American Idol threw viewers and sinigers a curveball Thursday by not sending anyone home. Harrison received negative remarks from judges on Wednesday but it was announced she was in the Top 2 on Thursday before being told it did not matter. Now the votes from this week will be combined with votes next week to determine who makes the final three. Harrison sings again this upcoming Wednesday.
Pittman, Cardinals push past Mustangs, 12-2
The Bridge City Cardinals scored early Thursday night and then scored late to end the game on a run-rule versus the West Orange-Stark Mustangs.
Bobcats swat Buna to earn playoff spot
Getting superb pitching efforts from starter Braxton Smith and reliever Ryan Gunstream and picking up some timely hits, the Orangefield Bobcats snared the third-place playoff berth out of District 21-3A by downing the Buna Cougars 5-3 at Cougar Stadium Thursday night.
Two Southeast Texas plants on list of repeated breakdowns, pollution
A number of environmental groups are banding together in their bid for an investigation of federal and Texas regulators’ response to repeated breakdowns at the facilities.
Whataburger ketchup to be sold in H-E-B this summer
Whataburger’s popular Fancy Ketchup and Spicy Ketchup will soon have a new home.
Texas and Louisiana File Challenge to Block Federal Regulation That Would Shorten Red Snapper Recreational Fishing Season
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, along with the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office, has filed a legal challenge asking a federal district court to block a proposed federal rule that would punish Texas and Louisiana by shortening the red snapper recreational fishing season in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico off the states’ coasts.
Drop in gas prices benefits US drivers, economy
A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive.
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