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Texting while driving ban could revive after Perry

Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Gov. Rick Perry.

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Thousands skip school in Houston on make-up day

Thousands of Houston students and teachers stayed home on Good Friday instead of reporting to class to make up for a school day canceled by bad weather.

Helen Holladay

Helen Holladay

Remains of woman - missing for 35 years - found in submerged truck

Authorities believe skeletal remains found inside a truck recovered from a North Texas lake are those of a woman missing for 35 years.

West, Texas explosion

Year after blast, Texas town ponders new plant

Leaders in a Central Texas town devastated last year by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion are contemplating building a new one, calling it a crucial step in West's economic recovery.

Jobs report, unemployment

Abilene jobless rate slips to 4.2 percent in March

The unemployment – or jobless rate – for Abilene dropped to 4.2 percent in March from 4.6 percent during February 2014 and 5 percent during March 2013.

Maroon bluebonnets

UT won't pluck maroon (Texas A&M?) bluebonnets after all

Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.

Texas condominium complex guard fatally shot

A security guard at a Houston condominium complex has been fatally shot and police are seeking a man who fled after being denied entry.
   

West, Texas explosion

1 YEAR LATER: Texas town tighter than ever year after blast

West, Texas, isn't just a town. It's a family.

Hank Williams

Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl.

Gangs

Photo courtesy of the FBI

Texas officials say gang membership exceeds 100K

State public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

Chelsea Humphrey: Tracking the chance for a stormy Easter Sunday

Look for morning showers followed by afternoon storm chances. Click for your weathercast from "The Station that Tracks Storms".

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