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In primaries, political issues trump state issues

The people who want to run the state government certainly care a lot about making sure Texas has enough water, about handling transportation iss

Blind Texas man completes half marathon with a guide

A blind Texas man is determined not to let his handicap keep him from accomplishing his goals.

Texas police chief apologizes for remark about jaywalking, sexual assaults

(CNN) -- The Austin, Texas, police chief said he was trying to put a jaywalking arrest "in context" when he said police in other towns "are actually committing sexual assaults on duty."

Texas dog files as candidate for mayor

The residents of Irving, TX came very close to having a canine candidate for mayor.

Nugent apologizes for using term 'subhuman mongrel'

Conservative activist and rocker Ted Nugent apologized Friday for using the term "subhuman mongrel" to describe the President, but the apology wasn't directed at President Barack Obama.

New Mexico State Parks May 2014 marathon series

Register today and start training for your next marathon adventure at one or all four New Mexico State Parks hosting a marathon series beginning in May!

CEMRC detects trace amounts of radiation from WIPP, no danger to public

Scientists at the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center, an entity of New Mexico State University's College of Engineering, have detected trace amounts of the radioactive isotopes americium and plutonium on an air filter fro

Unusually cold winter takes a toll on homeless Texans

At 1 p.m. one afternoon last week, Kevin Chambers was soaking up the sun before returning to an Austin homeless shelter to escape the cold night.

CSCOPE, Algebra II emerge as issues in SBOE primaries

As almost half of the 15 members of the Texas State Board of Education complete their first term in January, at least one new face, and perhaps three, could join t

Ultrasound steaks

It starts out like any other ultra-sound. First a little shaving, then a little lubing of the skin.

The Battleship TEXAS celebrates 100th commissioning anniversary

he Battleship Texas Foundation, working in partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the commissioning of the Battleship TEXAS with two events next month.

Man shows off alleged bigfoot "body"

A man claims he shot and killed a Bigfoot in San Antonio and says he has the body to prove it, Tim Gerber got a look at the 'evidence.'

UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled for missing Carlsbad baby

UPDATE: 2:00 p.m. Jamarion Jackson has been located by the Carlsbad Police Department. EARLIER:

TPWD proposing seatrout bag limit change, gar conservation rules

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing fishing regulation changes that will affect both salt and freshwater anglers.

USS Forrestal arrives after six-hour delay

Heavy fog and low tides were responsible for the delay in the arrival of the USS Forrestal.