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FIRE RULED AS UNDETERMINED
(Official Press Release) The Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) and the Athens Fire Department, along with Henderson County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Dallas Field Division, announce the conclusion of the scene investigation at East Texas AG Supply in Athens, Texas.
Texas man charged with setting girlfriend on fire
Deputies have seized empty gasoline cans and a propane torch from a North Texas home where a man was accused of setting his girlfriend on fire.
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UPDATE (8 p.m.) Athens fertilizer plant catches fire
An Athens business that sells large amounts of fertilizer erupted into flames on Thursday afternoon, leading to an evacuation of the downtown area as responders fought the flames.
'The Weed Fairy' visits Seattle, gives out pot
A woman who calls herself the "Weed Fairy" distributed free nuggets of marijuana to people in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend, taping the free pot on fliers around a city neighborhood.
The Splash Pad is open at Kiwanis Park
Kiwanis Park has officially opened the Splash Pad.
S&P 500 index holds at record level
The Standard & Poor's 500 index held at a record level on Wednesday as a rally in the bond market increased demand for stocks that pay dividends.
Unofficial Runoff election results
Henderson County Precinct 4 County Commissioner Ken Geeslin kept his hopes for a second term alive with a win over Kelly Harris in the Republican runoff on Tuesday.
Run-off election early voting results
Henderson County Precinct 4 Commissioner Ken Geeslin held a lead in the Republican Primary Runoff early voting, over challenger Kelly Harris.
Energy firm’s letter misleading
More than a million consumers who use TXU Energy for their home electricity service are getting an odd notice in the mail concerning TXU's corporate parent, Energy Future Holdings, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month.
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