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More Big Country parents rejecting vaccinations for their kids

More Big Country students are opting out of vaccinations for personal or religious beliefs, according to Houston based non-profit The Immunization Partnership.


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Family of prison bus crash victim sues TxDOT and TDCJ

The family of an inmate killed in a Jan. 2015 prison bus crash while being transported from Abilene to El Paso has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Abilene drinking water safe despite complaints of color, taste

The City of Abilene says its water is safe to drink, despite complaints from residents about an unusual color.

City of Abilene refutes allegations of improper street work

The city of Abilene responded to fraud allegations Friday.

Former Wylie softball president pleads guilty to theft from league

Kandace Raymond, 51, pleaded guilty Friday to stealing $45,000 dollars from the Wylie Girls Fast Pitch Softball League.

Abilene anti-violence group holds memorial for abuse victims

Stop the Violence, a local group that advocates against abuse, invited people to tell their stories during a memorial service Friday at Kirby Park in Abilene.


"Showdown in San Angelo" drag boat races celebrate milestone

For the 10th year in a row, the Craig Partusch Memorial annual Showdown in San Angelo Drag Boat Races brought the sun, meaning  a lot of people are trying to beat the heat, by having some fun at the lake.

Former city engineer accuses city of Abilene of fraud

A local engineer says the city of Abilene of fraudulently used his name to skirt state regulations on several road projects.


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Abilene health officials hosting community garden event

The city of Abilene Health Department is showcasing ways for you to eat healthy, get physically fit, and live well at the Community Garden Dedication and Resource Fair this Saturday.

McMurry University announces $10 million endowment campaign

Friday was a big day for McMurry University as the school announced a $10,000,000 dollar campaign to endow their new school of business. University officials say they have already reached 90 percent of their goal much in part to longtime Abilene bank executive Walter Johnson and his wife Virginia.

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Mark Rowlett: More normal temperatures for the weekend

Showers could return late Sunday

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