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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Statewide News

Rural land on the decline in El Paso

The majority of Texas land is part of a farm, ranch or forest.

Perry calls for travel ban from Ebola outbreak countries

  Gov. Rick Perry today announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. Gov. Perry created the task force, headed by Dr. Brett P.

DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Supreme Court to decide what a billboard is worth

  It's been eight years since the state condemned land and cleared away two billboards standing in the way of an expanding Interstate 10 in Houston.

Lab supervisor who may have handled Ebola samples quarantined on cruse ship

A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died.

Who is the 'clipboard guy'?

He's been dubbed "Clipboard Guy", the man that stood, without protective gear, amazingly close to Ebola patient Amber Vinson as she was being transported to Atlanta's Emory Hospital.

No closing arguments allowed in Villegas supression hearing

"Both sides Im sure worked very hard on the closing arguments and I would have liked to done it.

Houston subpoenas sermons

The attorney for the city of Houston wants to know what several pastors have said to members of their congregations in regard to the city's controversial Equal Rights Ordinance.

Texas has record number of registered voters for Nov. 4 Election

Thursday, Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry announced that a record number of 14,025,441 Texans are registered to vote.

Obey the Law: Don’t Pass Stopped School Buses

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct.

Football trumps Halloween in Artesia

October 31 is Halloween. Every calendar will tell you that. But for one New Mexico town, Halloween is now on November 1.

Ebola infected nurse Nina Pham to be moved to Maryland

According to NBC, a federal official said the first nurse infected with Ebola will be moved to the National Institutes of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland.

3 Cen-Tex schools close; students on flight with Ebola-positive nurse

According to Belton Independent School District, three campuses will close Thursday as the Center for Disease Control has revealed two students were passengers on the Cleveland to Dallas flight with the second Ebola-positive Dallas nurse.

Dallas hospital offering employees rooms who treated Ebola patient during monitoring period

With a second Texas health care worker now infected with the Ebola virus despite following recommended protection procedures, Texas Health Dallas is offering a room to any impacted employees who would like to stay there to avoid even the remote

REPORT: Jerry Jones sexual assault lawsuit settled out of court

According to Dallas Cowboys reporter Mike Fisher, the sexual assault lawsuit against Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones has been settled.