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First Ever Powerball Winner in Texas Claims $40 Million Jackpot

(AUSTIN) – Paul McDowell of Ravenna (located in northeast Texas) visited Texas Lottery® headquarters in Austin today to claim the $40 million advertised jackpot from the May 29 Powerball® drawing. McDowel

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Fertilizer Plant Explosion In West, Texas
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5-15 Dead, 160 Injured in Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant; Rescue Operations Continue

Authorities say that five to 15 people may have died in last night's massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas. Many more, perhaps more than 160, were injured.

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Mass Injuries Reported

An explosion in West, TX, just outside of Waco, spread fires across multiple buildings and injured an unknown number of people earlier tonight.

The explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Plant shortly before 8 PM CT

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Dallas Area Bus Crash Leaves Two Dead

A charter bus carrying seniors crashes near Dallas; two killed, multiple injuries reported

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Josh Hamilton Says Texas Rangers Fans Are Spoiled

Hopefully, Josh Hamilton is planning on flying into Texas next time he plays there, because his bridges into Dallas-Fort Worth may now be burned. The former Texas Rangers outfielder, who signed a five-year $125 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim this off-season, told a Dallas-Fort W

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Yes, There Was a Kinkajous Rampage In Texas

Move over Chupacabra. There is a new nasty mid-sized predator called a Kinkajous wrecking havoc in Texas.

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Gentlemen, Rev Your Engines To 75!

Speed limits taking a jump on selected highways.

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Texas Battles High Tuition Costs With Controversial Degree Program — Dollars and Sense

Lawmakers in Texas are exploring affordable-education options for people under the financial hammer of the nation’s exploding tuition rates. The most controversial option is a bachelor’s degree for $10,000, which would cover tuition costs and textbooks.

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