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Hot-air balloon completes historic journey

American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev left Japan in their gas balloon, dubbed Two Eagles, last Sunday. Six days later, they touched down just off western Mexico, breaking the world record for crossing the Pacific Ocean.

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Ten people were killed and five were injured in a prison bus crash Wednesday west of Odessa.

The prisoners were being taken from the John Middleton Transfer Facility, which is located about eight miles northeast of Abilene in Jones County, to the Sanchez Unit in El Paso, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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A  Chevy Tahoe struck the front corner of a home in the 2100 block of 14th Street in Brownwood on Friday morning. Its driver left the scene after causing significant damage to the brick and the front bedroom. Fortunately, the homeowners’ 10-year-old child wasn’t in the bedroom – and had been taken to school – at the time of the crash. The driver has since been located.

Photos by Gabriella Hernandez/KTXS News

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The timing of an upper level disturbance and cold air couldn't have been better for some snow to fall across the northern part of the Big Country. Some places, such as Weinert in Haskell County, measured nearly one and a half inches of snow.

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GALLERY: Car collides with 18-wheeler on South Clack

The driver of a car that collided with an 18-wheeler on South Clack has been transported to an Abilene hospital with serious injuries. Shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday, the driver pulled out from an apartment complex on South Clack Street near South 14th and hit the rear end of an 18-wheeler. His car was dragged about 100 feet down the street, coming to rest at a nearby convenience store. No other injuries were reported.

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Two Eagles balloon from below

Hot-air balloon completes historic journey

American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev left Japan in their gas balloon, dubbed Two Eagles, last Sunday. Six days later, they touched down just off western Mexico, breaking the world record for crossing the Pacific Ocean.

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IRS daily tax tips

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