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LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

Fort Hood 'Hug Lady' honored

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.

Texas sex offender held in Indiana after bodies of 7 women found

It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana.

Murray sets rushing mark as Cowboys improve to 6-1

The Dallas Cowboys continue to take care of business, winning their sixth game in a row to improve to 6-1 for the best record in the NFL after a 31-21 win over division rival the New York Giants.

Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

Texas election officials can go ahead and enforce a controversial voter identification law opposed by the Obama administration and civil rights groups, the U.S. Supreme Court said early Saturday.

U.S. Supreme Court: Texas can enforce voter ID law

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

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.