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Texas Deer Hunters Discover 18,000 Marijuana Plants

MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities have confiscated more than 18,000 marijuana plants in Central Texas after a group of deer hunters stumbled into them.

Madison County Sheriff Travis Neeley says a group of hunters were setting up deer blinds when they discovered the plants on Friday

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Lufkin Texas Deputy Delivers Baby
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Texas Deputy Delivers Baby During Storm on Tree Blocked Road

 

 

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — A rookie East Texas sheriff's deputy has delivered a baby when a couple's drive to the hospital during storms was halted by a tree blocking a road.

Tasha and Cody Rogers of Lufkin named their daughter Chloe Amanda — partly for Angelina County Sheriff's Deputy Amanda Lee.

A spo

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Robert Allen Koltar - Most Wanted - Texas - Captured
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Most-Wanted Criminal Caught in South Texas

EL CAMPO, Texas (AP) — State authorities say a man who was among the 10 most-wanted criminals in Texas has been captured in South Texas.

The Texas Department of Public Safety announced Monday that 54-year-old Robert Allen Kotlar was arrested at a home in El Campo, about 70 miles southwest of Houston

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Texas Governor Rick Perry plans trip to Israel
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Rick Perry Plans Trip to Israel

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry may be giving hints that he'll make a second run for the White House.

The Washington Times reports that Perry says he'll visit Israel in October. Such a trip is expected of co

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Texas Senator Derides ‘Crazy’ Move to Take Away Tampons From Abortion Debate Spectators

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The leader of the Texas Senate Democrats says he intervened to stop state troopers from confiscating feminine hygiene products from women trying to watch the ongoing debate over abortion restrictions

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Help Name Baby Elephant Born at Fort Worth Zoo
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Help Name the New Elephant Born at Fort Worth Zoo

Meet the biggest baby in Texas.

The Fort Worth Zoo welcomed a 330-pound bundle of joy - a female Asian elephant - on Sunday, July 7, and they are asking the public to help find a name for her.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the p

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Justin Carter - Comal County Sheriff's Office
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Anonymous Donor Posts $500,000 Bail for Texas Teen Accused of Making Terroristic Threats on Facebook

An anonymous donor has posted $500,000 bail for a Texas teen many feel has been wrongly imprisoned.

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Texas Sales Tax Free Shopping Weekend Has Been Set

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas sales tax holiday weekend has been set for Aug. 9-11 as families prepare to send children back to school.

State Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items costing l

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Category: Education, Texas News

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