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2 gun rights bills expected to get final votes in Texas

The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature, one allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms and the other permitting them to be carried in plain sight most everywhere else, have been slow going so far - and now need a final week push to become law.

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Texas lawmakers approve in-person visits for jail inmates

The Texas Senate has passed and sent to Gov. Greg Abbott a bill that requires county jail inmates be allowed a minimum of two in-person non-contact visitation periods per week.

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Twister kills 10 in Mexico border city

A tornado raged through a Mexico border city shortly after daybreak Monday, destroying homes, upending cars and killing at least 10 people.

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10 children treated at hospital after Houston house fire

Houston fire officials say 10 children have been taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries and smoke inhalation after a house fire.

8 people missing as house swept away by raging Texas river

A Corpus Christi church says five of its parishioners are among eight people missing after a vacation home where several families were staying was swept away by a flash flood on the rain-swollen Blanco River.

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Record water level causes deep problems in San Marcos

San Marcos experienced record flooding and KTXS Photojournalist Joe Fry witnessed the destruction firsthand Sunday afternoon.

Flyover formation part of 29th Annual Memorial Worship Service

Elmdale Baptist Church was the site of an airplane fly-by to honor fallen soldiers during a worship service 10 a.m. Sunday in Abilene.

Texas Legislature

House advances plan partially consolidating heath agencies

The Texas House has voted to partially consolidate the state's health and human services bureaucracy, but stopped short of creating a single, super entity as proposed amid a contract scandal.

Texas House opts not to cut veterans education benefits

Texas lawmakers have voted to water down a major attempt to reduce the rising costs of a program offering free college tuition benefits to veterans' children.

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Man, teen dead in cherry picker accident in Albuquerque

Albuquerque police say two people are dead after the cherry picker they were standing in was thrown by a gust of wind.

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(img1)Afternoon Forecast 5-25-15

Hayden Nix: Tracking a chance for severe storms on Tuesday

Quiet weather prevails tonight, but more severe may be on the way on Tuesday afternoon.

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