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GOP candidates vow changes after brain-dead mother
The removal of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman from life support has four influential Republicans running for lieutenant governor in agreement again
Texas agencies mobilize ahead of wintry weather
State agencies are mobilizing to assist motorists and others as another frigid cold front is expected to bring snow and ice to parts of Texas.
Texas health officials warn against certain fish
State health officials have advised against eating certain fish caught in East Texas.
Panola officials unsure why Tiede back in East Texas
Although convicted killer Bernie Tiede has been in the Panola County Detention Center since Tuesday, officials at the courthouse and sheriff’s department were unsure what brought him back to East Texas.
Case of slain prosecutors
A judge has approved a motion to move the death penalty trial of a man accused of killing three people, including two prosecutors, to another North Texas county.
More lakes may be included in zebra mussel fight
State officials fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels could expand the territory where boaters are required to drain all watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams.
Dewhurst: Texas teachers get 'a very fair salary'
As a judge begins considering Tuesday whether Texas is adequately funding public schools, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says this about the state's teachers: They're bringing home a decent paycheck.
Tombstone unearthed in Tyler after 131 years
Unearthed after more than 130 years from its resting place 6 feet beneath the surface, a baby's headstone found at the city parking garage construction in downtown Tyler this week led officials to a neighborhood history lesson.
Former GBC mayor dies
Randal “Tye” Thomas, 35, passed away suddenly in Providence, R.I. Thomas, former Mayor of Gun Barrel City, had recently relocated from Dallas to Providence.
Thomas made history when he was elected Mayor of Gun Barrel City. At the time, he was the youngest person to be elected as a mayor of any city in Texas. Thomas, who was 21, won with 67 percent of the vote to become mayor of a city with a population of 5,000. His term didn't last long, Thomas resigned after 54 weeks.
City votes to dissolve AMWA
The battle between the city of Athens and the Athens Municipal Water Authority continued on two fronts Monday, with the future of the 57-year-old entity still in doubt.
At the regularly-scheduled Athens City Council meeting, the members voted unanimously to pass a second reading of the ordinance to dissolve the Authority. The action came about two hours after a hearing in 173rd District Court on AMWA’s request for a restraining order to prevent the council action was appealed to a higher court.
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