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Uncovered manholes have some Brownwood residents worried

An uncovered manhole can be a danger to anyone passing by.

LANNY HALL

Hardin-Simmons University president announces retirement

Hardin-Simmons University is now beginning the search for a new president.  Dr. Lanny Hall has announced his retirement.

Family talks about 75-year-old who survives days after car crash

"He said 'Are you alive?' and she goes 'I think I am."

Most Big Country counties ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Several counties across the Big Country are ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Rollie Lopez

Rollie Lopez, 33, was arrested during June 2014 for allegedly stabbing 31-year-old Jerry Leonard just two days after Leonard was released from jail. Leonard was also accused of stabbing a woman in February.

Brownwood man, 34, indicted for stabbing another man

A Brownwood man arrested for stabbing another man has been indicted.

Ranger College

Ranger College extends lease for Brown County campus

Ranger College has extended its lease at the Heartland Mall for an additional five years.

USA Track and Field Southwestern

USA Track and Field Southwestern

2,500+ athletes to be in Abilene for regional Junior Olympic meet

Next week, more than 2,500 track and field athletes from ages 8-18 will compete on the campus of McMurry University for the 2015 USA Track and Field (USATF) Region 12 Junior Olympic Championships.

6th annual blood drive held for fallen officer Rodney Holder

The 6th annual blood drive in honor of officer Rodney Holder will be held at the Meek's Blood Center at Hendrick Medical Center. The drive will occur on July 1 from 11am to 7pm.

Police identify 4 killed in Interstate 20 crash in Merkel

Four people traveling in a small passenger vehicle were killed early Tuesday morning when a westbound 18-wheeler crossed the center median on Interstate 20 and crashed head-on into the car.

PHOTO GALLERY: 4 die in Merkel I-20 crash

Four people traveling in a small passenger vehicle were killed early Tuesday morning when a westbound 18-wheeler crossed the center median on Interstate 20 and crashed head-on into the car. Authorities responded to the crash about 4:50 a.m. on I-20 near exit 269 in Merkel.

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Video: Your Latest Forecast

Anthony Domol

Anthony Domol: Partly sunny, low 90s, only a slight storm chance July 4th

Sunshine and mixed clouds are in the forecast for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Temps top out near 90 to the lower 90s Friday and Saturday. Warmer air surges Sunday. Slight shower / storm chances exist through Independence Day.

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