Monthly Archives: August 2014

BYU's suspended players expected to be back for Texas game

BYU's suspended players expected to be back for Texas game
As the Cougars prepare for next Saturday's big game at Texas, will those suspended players be back on the field? “That is the hope. They all have very specific things they have to do. I think they will,” coach Bronco Mendenhall said. “And I'd be very …
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Texas-North Texas live game chat
The first game of the football season, the start of Texas' Charlie Strong era, a prime-time kickoff and a national ranking all are part of today's Texas-North Texas game. Our game crew of Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis and Ryan Autullo will be …
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Key parts of Texas abortion law overturned

Key parts of Texas abortion law overturned
The more stringent Texas requirements — such as mandatory operating rooms and air filtration systems — would have effectively shuttered 18 licensed abortion clinics in Texas. Some already no longer offer abortions after another part of the 2013 bill …
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Texas Renaissance Festival unveils new features for 2014
Check out what new facilities and construction projects have been ongoing at the Texas Renaissance Festival grounds during this off-season … For its 40th season the Texas Renaissance Festival has made a number of additions to its. Photo By Texas …
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Texas Man Gets 20 Years In Synthetic Drug Deaths
FARGO, N.D. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs to customers in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area was sentenced Thursday …
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Texas A&M's New Locker Room Is Futuristic, Totally Sick (Video)
Is it possible for a college team's football facilities to be too much … even a little decadent? Texas A&M's Bright Football Complex, which recently underwent a $ 450 million renovation, includes a locker room that more resembles a Las Vegas club where …
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Texas Reality Check website, application add new features
AUSTIN – Texas Reality Check, a website and iPhone application dedicated to educating middle and high school students about career and lifestyle options, continues to add new features that will help prepare the next generation of Texas students for …
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Film official: Incentives keep Texas in picture
While the rate isn't as high as other states, Page says it's enough to keep Texas competitive. She says Texas has provided $ 128 million in incentives over the past seven years. But Warner Bros. Entertainment executive Michael Walbrecht testified that …
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Houston energy company and private equity firm to develop Texas acreage

Houston energy company and private equity firm to develop Texas acreage
Houston-based ZaZa Energy Corp. (Nasdaq: ZAZA) is partnering with a major Houston private equity firm to develop oil and gas assets in East Texas. The equity firm, Quantum Energy Partners, is doing the purchase and sale agreement ZaZa for land in …
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Texas Tea Partiers have Rick Perry's back — on at least one issue
North Texas Tea Party members have long criticized Gov. Rick Perry for not being conservative enough, but they say they've got his back on at least one issue: his recent indictment. They often call Perry out for not doing enough during his tenure but …
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2014 Texas Schedule Rankings from Worst to Best
The 2014 Texas schedule is loaded with talented teams. UCLA, Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas State and Texas Tech are just a few of the teams the Longhorns will face this year. There aren't many easy games on the schedule for Charlie Strong …
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Kurds Get Seizure Order Thrown Out for Texas Oil Tanker
The Kurdistan Regional Government can bring $ 100 million of crude ashore in Texas after a U.S. judge threw out a court order that would have required federal agents to seize and hold the cargo for the Iraqi Oil Ministry until a court there decided …
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Texas Football: 5 Bold Predictions for the Longhorns' 2014 Season
Not to say that Texas is better than Baylor, or really any of these teams, but Strong is going to pull this off. He was hired in large part because both the administration and the fans were sick of watching Texas lose big against good teams, punctuated …
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Virginia Tech names Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer starting QB
The quarterback competition at Virginia Tech has reached a conclsion, with Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer being named the starter for next Saturday against William & Mary. Brewer was battling redshirt senior Mark Leal, a longtime backup for Logan …
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Thousands of Central Texas students heading back to school this week

Thousands of Central Texas students heading back to school this week
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Summer is winding down, and that means the start of a new school year for thousands of Central Texas kids. Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz joined Erin Cargile on KXAN News Today Sunday morning to discuss the upcoming school …
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Oklahoma football: Texas Tech lifts Baker Mayfield's scholarship restriction
NORMAN — Texas Tech will no longer block quarterback Baker Mayfield's ability to receive a scholarship this year at Oklahoma, CBSSports.com reported Thursday evening, although the act is little more than an empty gesture. A source close to Mayfield …
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Texas' schedule talk: TCU
Texas' No. 8, Jaxon Shipley, makes a short catch as TCU's Kevin White comes in for the tackle during the first half of action held at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
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Mosley Named President Of Texas Sports Hall
WACO (AP) — Jared Mosley has been named CEO and president of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame after a decade as athletic director at Abilene Christian University. Texas Sports Hall of Fame trustees announced Mosley's new position Friday. He will assume …
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Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in Texas; No Injuries
An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Central Texas development site, the company said Friday. Nobody was injured in the afternoon explosion at the test site in McGregor, Texas, 23 miles southeast of Waco.
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Boyle Heights kidnap suspect, son found at Texas birthday party

Boyle Heights kidnap suspect, son found at Texas birthday party
Abraham Vargas had been living in an apartment in Texas, but detectives were unclear if he had established it as his permanent home. He is scheduled to appear Monday in a Texas court for a hearing. It was unclear whether he would waive extradition.
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Texas panel considers political donations rule
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Ethics Commission is considering a proposal to require some politically active nonprofits to reveal their anonymous donors. The San Antonio Express-News reports the eight-member commission presented a draft proposal …
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Texas drought will lighten up by winter, report says
The Climate Prediction Center states that drought conditions in Texas will most likely improve or end by the end of the year, except for the state's southern tip. As the drought persists, Texas lakes are drying up, including one of San Antonio's …
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Longhorns DT Desmond Jackson: 'I'm tired of everybody saying that Texas

Longhorns DT Desmond Jackson: 'I'm tired of everybody saying that Texas
Texas defensive lineman Desmond Jackson (99) tackles Eddie Aboussie (21) with help from Steve Edmond (33) during the first half of the Orange and White spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael …
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Another day of 100-degree temps for Central Texas on Thursday
Central Texas should see a hot and dry Thursday with a high near 100 degrees, the National Weather Service said. After 101 degrees were reported Wednesday afternoon at Camp Mabry, the high for today should once again hit 100-degree mark, the service …
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Texas gang member gets 30-year term for 2 slayings

Texas gang member gets 30-year term for 2 slayings
FORT WORTH, Texas – A North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the gang-related gunfire that killed two people and hurt two others in 2012. Prosecutors in Fort Worth on Tuesday announced the penalty for 21-year-old Jose …
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Father of Texas 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police officer
Officers at the scene later determined that Couch was not a police officer and never has been licensed as a police officer in Texas, the statement said. Police offered no further details on the incident and lawyers for Couch were not immediately …
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40 Percent Of Texas Graduates Took ACT
AUSTIN (AP) – A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test. ACT said Wednesday that 116,547 graduating students in the state took the test this year …
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