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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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Texas Gas Prices Up 4 Cents This Week

HOUSTON (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen 4 cents this week.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $3.38 per gallon. The nationwide gas price average also rose 4 cent

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East Texas Deputy Accused of Selling Drugs on Duty

TYLER, Texas (AP) — An East Texas sheriff's deputy has been accused of selling methamphetamine and crack cocaine while on duty.

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Tap or Bottled Water: Do You Have A Preference?

What's that smell in the water? No worries, say city officials!

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Passengers Can Practice CPR at DFW Airport Kiosk

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Passengers at a Texas airport can practice doing CPR compressions to the steady beat of the Bee Gees disco song "Stayin' Alive."

The American Heart Association-sponsored automated kiosk was unveiled Tuesday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

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Texas House to Take Final Vote on Abortion Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House is expected to pass new restrictions on when, how and where women may get an abortion.

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote on Wednesday in a final step sending House Bill 2 to the Senate. A Senate committee will consider the measur

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Texas Politicians + Others React to Rick Perry Not Seeking Re-election

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Politicians and others weighed in Monday on the news that Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, won't seek re-election next year.

Here's what they had t

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Green Lighting Turned Off On Famous Dallas Skyscraper

DALLAS (AP) — The tallest skyscraper in downtown Dallas no longer has its famous green outline.

Workers this week turned off the signature green neon lighting on the 72-story Bank of America Plaza building

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