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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:34pm

Statewide News

Findings of Socorro audit passed along to agencies for investigation

The Socorro City Council today, passed along findings of an audit to the FBI, Texas Rangers, Sheriff's Office and the district attorney's office.

In AG race, contentious issues but little discussion

Some of the most contentious issues that have surfaced in statewide campaigns this year — if Texas is required to disclose the locations of hazardous chemical warehouses, or if sweeping cuts lawmakers made to public education should be de

Analysis: In democrats' fall, a lesson for GOP

 

Police: Man on acid demands sandwich, McDonald's trip

A man allegedly on a week-long acid trip faces robbery and burglary charges for breaking into homes in the Roy area, stealing weapons and making odd demands such as food and rides for a drink, the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office said.

Creator of 'Hook 'em horns' hand sign dies

The creator of the iconic Hook 'Em Horns sign for the University of Texas has died, Melanie Torre has the full story. In 1955 cheerleader Harley Clark knew the Longhorns needed something to get them through the season.

Analysis: In Democrats' fall, a lesson for GOP

One of the people who steered Texas from a one-party Democratic state to a one-party Republican state sees some similarities between the Republican Party of the 1970s and 1980s and the Democrats of today.

Injury data by race goes uncollected in Texas

Austin lawyer Brad McClellan became convinced a few years ago that one of his clients, a black man who had been horribly injured at a smelting plant in West Texas, faced discrimination from the insurance company handling his workers’ comp

TxDOT Reminds Football Fans to make a sober ride game plan

As the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners kick off their long-standing football rivalry this weekend, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers to stay sober and safe as they make their way to and from their game-day destinations

Texas SAT scores hit 22-year low

The report card is in and Texas students aren't making the grade. Texas' SAT scores are abysmal, the worst they have been in 22 years. That has some worried about education in our state.

Federal judge: Texas voter ID law unconstitutional

Less than two weeks before the start of early voting, a federal judge ruled the state’s photo voter ID law unconstitutional late Thursday and ordered state officials to drop the new requirements.

5th Circuit Refuses to Reconsider Abortion Lawsuit

*Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Ebola response puts Jenkins in spotlight, again

 

Estranged husband kills self after attempted murder in North Texas

A Fort Worth man shot and killed himself Thursday morning in Whitehouse after a failed murder attempt.

Questions arise over alleged inappropriate relationship

Cynthia Mendoza died Wednesday, following a drunk driving crash that happened on Sunday. The driver, David Zavala, has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter.