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Mark Rowlett: Tracking Friday rain chances

Late afternoon and evening thundershowers possible


Proposal to limit roosters in Abilene rejected

A proposal to limit ownership of roosters in Abilene has been rejected.

Petition started to keep 'piano man' at ACU's cafeteria

Abilene Christian University's cafeteria, known as The World Famous Bean, will be a little quieter this year.

Organization that hires the blind opens new location in Abilene

An organization that employs the blind opened its new location in Abilene Thursday morning.

DPS: No citations issued in Hwy 277-FM 707 motorcycle accident

No citations will be issued as a result of Wednesday’s motorcycle accident at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 277 and FM 707, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said Thursday.

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2 Big Country men sentenced to federal prison for child porn

Two Big Country men were sentenced to federal prison terms for possessing child pornography Thursday in Abilene.

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Council approves pay hike plan for Abilene police

A pay hike plan for Abilene police officers – for over the next three years – was ratified Thursday by the Abilene City Council.

Tropical Storm Erika update Thursday pm

Tropical Storm Erika swamps Dominica; 3 die

Tropical Storm Erika doesn't have strong winds, but heavy rains were wreaking havoc on the Caribbean island of Dominica where three people were killed.

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Obama New Orleans Katrina anniversary

Obama cites inequities in Katrina commemoration

President Barack Obama returned Thursday to an outwardly thriving New Orleans to mark strides 10 years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the city.

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Heath Burns pleads guilty to two charges

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns pleads guilty, sentenced

Ex-Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns pleaded guilty Wednesday to failure to report child abuse by a professional and possession of a controlled substance by fraud.

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