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Texas pedestrian with earbuds hit by train, dies

Investigators believe a pedestrian was wearing earbuds when he was hit by a freight train in Houston and killed.

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Texas standardized test panel asked to consider online exam

A panel considering updates to standardized tests for Texas students has received suggestions ranging from offering the exams online to no longer requiring passing to graduate from…

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Melissa Valdez: Weak cold front expected on Super Bowl Sunday

Happy Saturday! For Saturday night winds will be switching from the north to the south at 5-15 mph. Skies will be clear and lows in the mid-30s are expected. Take a warm jacket if…

Abilene residents remember killed newborn during vigil

The short life of Ashley Cate was honored by dozens of people on the campus of Abilene Christian University Saturday evening.

No bull! Abilene teen's steer sells for $210,000 in Fort Worth

An Abilene teenager is bringing home a hefty prize after his steer won grand champion at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo this week, according to our media partners at KDFW.

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3 Stamford High School students injured in Jones Co. crash

Three students from Stamford High School were involved in single-vehicle crash near Anson, and one of them was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with serious injuries.

Firefighters contain north Abilene house fire in 10 minutes

The Abilene Fire Department quickly contained a fire that started in the garage of a house Saturday.

Daallo airlines plane makes emergency landing at Mogadishu airport after an explosion

Airport workers handled jet blast laptop

Somali intelligence officials say two airport workers handled a laptop believed to have contained a bomb that later exploded in a passenger plane.

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North Korea launches 'satellite'

Emergency UN meeting over N. Korean rocket

North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, its state-run TV said, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative."

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Abilene man receives 45-year sentence for Baird woman's murder

A 20-year-old Abilene man was sentenced to 45 years in prison Friday in connection with the murder of a Callahan County woman.

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