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Company makes good on leaving Colo. over gun laws
One of the country's largest producers of gun magazines is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new gun laws.
Dogs near Houston blamed for horse, donkey deaths
A Houston-area rancher has been on the lookout for wild dogs since eight of her miniature horses and a donkey were attacked and died or had to be euthanized.
Cautious start to 2014 for US stocks
The U.S. stock market got 2014 off to a cautious start Thursday. Major indexes declined in early trading after ending last year at record levels. Trading has been quiet this week with many investors on vacation.
Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk
A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers
Drumming it up!
Gladys Forrester can’t remember back over the whole century of her life, but she can come pretty close, covering about 95 years.
2013: fewest police deaths by firearms since 1887
The number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms in 2013 fell to levels not seen since the days of the Wild West, according to a report released Monday.
Teens arrested in GBC for burglaries
The Gun Barrel City Police Department arrested three teens over the weekend in connection with local burglaries.
City to disband AMWA
Reacting to a dispute in which the Athens Municipal Water Authority filed suit against the city, the Athens City Council voted to disband the AMWA, Monday night.
The ordinance abolishing the Authority contends that all of its services and functions can be performed by the city and it is in the best interest of the residents that it do so.
The ordinance states that the city shall “immediately assume and will become liable for any outstanding bonds or other obligations of the authority.”
Sebelius hopeful for Medicaid expansion in Texas
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Friday she remains hopeful Texas will expand Medicaid coverage as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Central Texas deputy fatally shot serving warrant
A sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday after gunfire erupted while he was serving a warrant at a home in Central Texas, authorities said.
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