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Texas mayors seek millions for military base improvements

Mayors of Texas communities that are home to military bases are seeking $150 million from state lawmakers in order to enhance the bases and make them less likely to be closed.

Health study finds high rate of STD in El Paso County

A health study has found an alarming rise in El Paso County of a sexually transmitted disease.

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Officials: Prescription drug deaths in Texas vastly undercounted

Prescription drug deaths in Texas have been widely undercounted even as officials try to crack down on overprescribing and prescription drug-dealing.

Chemical leak

Leaking sulfuric acid found at Houston-area storage facility

State authorities are cleaning up sulfuric acid that leaked from five drums abandoned at a Houston-area storage facility.

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Texas trade group heads to Cuba

A Texas trade delegation is arriving in Cuba with hopes of building a front-of-the-line trade position for renewed trade with the Caribbean nation long isolated by a U.S. trade embargo.

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Texas town prays for local dairy linked to listeria outbreak

More than 200 people gathered to offer prayers and support for Blue Bell Creameries as the more than a century-old company works to resume operations after a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream prompted the company to recall all of its products.

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Storm leaves thousands in Dallas-Fort Worth without power

A storm packing winds upward of 80 mph has left thousands of people without power in North Texas.

Crime

Dallas police: 'Sweetheart Swindler' took $16K from man

Dallas police say they're looking for a woman who tricked a man with dementia into applying for credit cards and gift cards - someone they're calling the "Sweetheart Swindler."

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3 kidnap Texas man they confuse for suspected drug dealer

Authorities say three men mistakenly kidnapped an Austin man they apparently confused for a suspected drug dealer.

Jeni's ice cream

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams said that it was recalling all of its ice creams, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches and closing all of its shops for now because of a potential Listeria risk.

Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants - and whether the discoveries are related.

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Hayden Nix: Tracking rain chances for Monday

Some isolated thundershowers will be possible on Monday as a cold front moves through the area.

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