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Lee Orthodontics to give 31,000 backpacks to Abilene students

An Abilene dentist’s office will give out more than 30,000 backpacks to students next week. While that will put smiles on the faces of some parents, a surprise in some of the backpacks will put a new smile on the faces of some lucky kids – a ticket for free braces.

DNA test on discarded cigarette leads to arrest in Texas killings

North Texas police say DNA testing on a discarded marijuana cigarette led to the arrest of a man investigators say killed a married couple in their home in 2012.

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Thousands of children crossed US-Mexico border in October

U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics show nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in October, almost double the number from October 2014.



Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.

Remains found near Houston may be those of missing teen

Sheriff's officials say human remains found in a rural area southwest of Houston are believed to be those of a 15-year-old girl missing for 25 years.

Veterans have below average wait times at Abilene VA clinic

If you are a veteran or know a veteran, you may know firsthand that getting an appointment at a Veterans Affairs clinic can be difficult, but Abilene’s clinic offers faster services.

Highland ISD receives national award for academic achievement

The Highland Independent School District in Roscoe held a celebration Tuesday, honoring Highland students and staff for winning a national award for academic excellence.

Racqual Thompson and Cornell Malone

Racqual Thompson and Cornell Malone

Mother, boyfriend charged in death of toddler burned in oven

A Houston mother and her boyfriend have been charged in the death of her 19-month-old daughter who was severely burned in an oven when left home alone with her three siblings.

Texas' Abbott will be next US governor to visit Cuba

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is heading to Cuba in the wake of a relaxed U.S. trade embargo with the country.

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Texas governor, senator comment on Fort Hood helicopter crash

U.S. Army officials say four people have died in a helicopter crash at Fort Hood.

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(img1)Tracking Storms 11-26-2015

Hayden Nix: Tracking thundershowers for your Thanksgiving forecast

We're tracking thundershowers throughout the entire day that could also produce gusty winds. Warming up to the 70s this afternoon and cooling down with a cold front tonight to the lower 40s.