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Texas Reports First Case of Chikungunya Virus

The mosquito-borne virus with the weird name has now made its way into the Lone Star State.  A case of chikungunya (pronounced chicken goon yuh) has been confirmed in Williamson County, just north of Austin. 

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Elderly Houston Woman Douses Robber with Boiling Water

"What kind of momma you got that raised you up like this?"

Those were the words spoken by 83 year old Lillie McClendon when she was confronted by an intruder in her central Houston home. 

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Texan Waves Flag in 50 States
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Texan Takes Patriotism To New Level, Waves US Flag in All 50 States

While most of us will be celebrating Independence Day with sizzling grills, chilling beers and bursting fireworks, one Texan took his patriotism to a whole new level, by traveling to all 50 states and shooting video of himself waving the American flag in each one.

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Naked Man Tried To Steal Cars At Amarillo Hospital, Police Say

A naked would-be car-jacker terrorizes people in the parking lot of an Amarillo hospital before being taken into police custody. te

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1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Tank Explosion at Texas Farm

One man has been killed and two others hurt when a tank holding agriculture chemicals exploded at a farm in Texas.

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Gil Kerlikowske
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U.S. Customs Official Headed To Border Over Illegal Immigration

MISSION, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske (kur-lih-KOW'-skee) is to highlight the dangers of illegal immigration by visiting a South Texas riverfront park that's a busy crossing point

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Controversy Over Texas Tech Cheerleader’s Hunting Photos [PICS]

19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader Kendall Jones, an avid big game hunter, is at the center of a Facebook controversy over her posted photos of her numerous kills.

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Jeh Johnson-Homeland Security Secretary
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Homeland Security Secretary Returning to South Texas

Since October, more than 52,000 unaccompanied children, most from Central America, have been apprehended entering the U.S. illegally.

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