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Abilene man holds 3 burglars at gunpoint until deputies arrive

An Abilene man held three burglars at gunpoint Wednesday after he allegedly caught the trio stealing from his deceased mother’s home, authorities said.

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Partial solar eclipse visible in the Big Country Thursday

The eclipse begins at 4:44 pm in Abilene

Abilene Bond Committee visited potential project sites

During Wednesday's bond committee meeting, members saw the proposed projects for the Civic Center, Abilene Zoo and Abilene Fire Station 4.

The bond committee meeting was held on the…

Brownwood Elementary helps fundraise for 3rd grader's open heart surgery

Josh Diaz looks like a normal 3rd grader on the outside but on the inside Josh was born with something that changed his life forever. 

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Tips to keep your lawn beautiful under Stage 2 water restrictions

Are you worried about your lawn now that the City of Abilene is about to impose tougher watering restrictions? There are some things you can do to keep your lawn alive and still…

Social Security beneficiaries to see small increase in check next year

It's not a drastic change, but based on the cost of living adjustment, about 64 million people will see a 1.7 percent increase in their Social Security checks next year.

Global Samaritan Resources joins fight against Ebola

Global Samaritan Resources in Abilene detailed their plans to help in the fight against Ebola in West Africa Wednesday morning.

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Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq shooting

After marathon deliberations, a federal jury found four ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty Wednesday in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square.

Nicholas Slatten…

Canadian PM Harper briefed on attacks

Canada PM: Soldier slain 'in cold blood'

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada's capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country's Parliament minutes later.

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Abilene man gets 7 years behind bars for stabbing girlfriend

An Abilene man accused of stabbing his girlfriend in October 2013 is set to spend seven years in the state penitentiary after a plea deal. 

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