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House passes Rep. Ratcliffe bill to punish possession of deadly substances

Rep. John Ratcliffe’s bipartisan legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives on July 10 to criminalize the possession of certain deadly substances. The Effective...

BREAKING: Missing 18-month-old boy’s body found in landfill || Man charged, arrested in connection to the boy’s death

UPDATE: The boyfriend of Cedric's aunt, Sedrick Johnson, has allegedly confessed to dumping the child's body in a dumpster in Northeast Dallas. The body of...

FBI is now involved in statewide Amber Alert issued for missing 18-month-old || Updated 4 p.m.

UPDATE: https://emtpleasantextra.com/regional-news/breaking-missing-18-month-old-2/The FBI is now involved in a statewide Amber Alert issued for a missing 18-month-old.Cedric Jackson was last seen just after midnight Wednesday...

UT-Austin will provide free tuition to undergrad students with family incomes below $65,000 starting in 2020

Seeking to make college more affordable, the University of Texas will use some of its oil money to dramatically expand the financial aid it...

BREAKING: Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

A spokesman for the Perot family has confirmed H. Ross Perot has died at age 89. Perot rose to become one of the nation's richest...

Texas game wardens crack down on BUI this Fourth of July weekend

As boaters head out to Texas waterways for the Fourth of July holiday, Texas Game Wardens and thousands of law enforcement officers will be...

With conflicting budget estimates, will Texas teachers get the pay raises they anticipated?

When state lawmakers passed their landmark $11.6 billion school finance law in late May, school employees were eager to see how mandatory raises would...

Six heat hacks to stay safe this summer at Texas state parks

Last year, Texas’ temperatures soared to record highs and staff at more than 40 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department sites handled 134 incidents relating...

Man behind the voice of Big Tex dies at 72 || Regional news

The man behind the voice of Big Tex is dead at 72. Bill Bragg died Saturday. His cause of death has not yet been released. "He...

Community pulls together to gift Marine family a new house || Regional

It was a breezy and sunny morning in Cumby, Texas, on Thursday, where close to 100 people gathered to present United States Marine Corps...

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