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5th grade 'Magnet' students learn the dangers of smoke with experiment

AISD fifth grade Math-Science magnet students at McMurry teamed up with a chemistry professor Friday to learn about the dangers of wastes that can come from cigarette smoke.

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Showery skies Saturday & Sunday

Some areas could see one inch of rainfall during the weekend

Authorities seeing 'significant decrease' in synthetic drug usage

Synthetic marijuana, or K2, isn't as big a problem as it used to be in Abilene.

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Number of food stamp participants up in U.S., Texas

One in five children in the United States in 2014 received food stamps.

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Blood donors reach 100 gallon mark, meet woman who received their blood

Friday, The Meek Blood Center and a room full of people said thank you to two very special volunteers, David Payne and Wes Hood, who have each given 100 gallons of blood. 

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Brownwood ISD leader to receive $300,000 as part of resignation agreement

Brownwood ISD Superintendent Reece Blincoe will receive approximately $300,000 as part of a resignation agreement he reached with the district’s board Thursday night.

Alameda Community Center looks to make improvements through donations

The Alameda Community Center located on the corner of S. 7th and Corsicana is looking to make improvements with the help of community donations.

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In football they trust: Polynesians' pipeline to the American dream

There are only about 300,000 Samoans and Tongans in America but their impact in one of the most American sports of all time is huge.

"As Polynesian kids, we were much bigger than the…

2.1 million cars recalled for crash sensors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Saturday the recall of over 2 million vehicles to fix faulty crash sensors that could cause airbags to deploy for no…

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Shaliko Lee McGee, 20, of Abilene.

Man arrested in murder of Baird woman, 3 other warrants issued

An arrest has been made in the Jan. 17 murder of a Baird woman.

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

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