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State Fair Tasty Dish

Courtesy of State Fair of Texas

2 tasty creations win State Fair of Texas honors

A Cajun creation and funnel cake flavored beer have won the culinary competition ahead of this year's State Fair of Texas.

Body of missing Texas kayaker believed found

Authorities believe the body of a kayaker who went missing over Labor Day weekend has been found.

Pedestrian hit

Police: Houston man killed trying to strike cars

Houston police say a man swinging a crutch at passing cars on the interstate was fatally struck by a car.

Police: Man dead after hanging at Texas jail

Fort Worth police say a man found hanging in a city jail cell has died.

Stolen heirloom watch returned to Houston man

A Houston man has been reunited with his grandfather's watch after it was stolen three years ago.

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Some Texas students pay more for online courses

Some online higher education courses are costing Texans more money than brick-and-mortar classes.

Federal trial starts over tough Texas voter ID law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the state's voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

Texas Flag news

6 Cuban men land in Texas after boat engine breaks

Authorities say a 14-foot wooden boat carrying six Cuban men has reached South Texas after drifting across the Gulf of Mexico when the engine failed.

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School co-founded by former Dallas Cowboy to mull rehiring him

A Texas charter school co-founded by Deion Sanders is set to consider rehiring him as its athletic director - the latest chapter in an ongoing employment saga involving the NFL Hall of Famer.

Shooting investigation

San Antonio siblings shot while mother tries to drive away

Police say two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: More heat ahead

Showers are unlikely for our area through Friday