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Search for missing Texas kayaker on hold

The U.S. Coast Guard has put on hold its search for a kayaker who went missing along the Texas Gulf Coast near Galveston.

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Winter weather does not stop 'Dittos for Kiddos' at Taylor County Expo Center

Snow or not-Ditto’s for Kiddo’s was in full swing this weekend.

Second day for the Children's Miracle Network telethon

Saturday was the second day for the Children's Miracle Network telethon. This year the CMN group was raising money Hendrick Children's hospital. 

Federal Texas judge investigated after sexual abuse allegations

A federal judge in Central Texas is being investigated after a lawyer filed a complaint alleging the judge engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with a deputy court clerk more than…

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Temps slowly climbing, ice spots still possible on Abilene, Big Country roads

Winter weather advisories have expired for Abilene and the Big Country.

Hayden Nix: A cloudy Sunday but an above freezing day

On Sunday, cloud cover looks to hang around but some eroding of the clouds could take place briefly during the afternoon hours. Temperatures will try and make it to the lower 40s with…

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VIDEO: Heartwarming story of Abilene 'first responders' in action

Check out this heartwarming story of Abilene 'first responders' in action.

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Activists demonstrate against high cost of college education in U.S.

'Corinthian 15' launch 'debt strike' over student loans

A handful of former students claiming to be "made poor by the business of education" are protesting their student loans by refusing to pay them.

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Moscow: Thousands mourn slain Putin critic

This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.

But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in…

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Abilene man, 22, strikes victim in the head with a crowbar

An Abilene man was arrested Friday after he allegedly hit a person over the head with a crowbar.

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Check out the latest mugshots from Abilene, the Big Country.

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