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Conor McGregor is a total phony — and it’s just what UFC needs
It was the fight that stopped the world. Conor McGregor dropped Jose Aldo in a record 13 seconds after months of hype, trash-talking and debauchery led the two to the Octagon to battle at UFC 194. McGregor’s taunting was arguably the kryptonite to Aldo’s psyche, ribbing him with jeers like “little Brazilian” and famously stealing...
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Texas colleges top weekly news: an abrupt closure, respect the flag
This week's top news on Texas universities includes new orientation programs focused on diversity, a memo circulated to University of Texas athletes about patriotism and, of course, ITT Technical Institute's abrupt closure.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Joe Biden University Vice President of the United States Association of American Universities United States Big 12 Conference Democratic Party
Barbara Comstock ‘Caity’ | Campaign 2016
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) released the first television ad of her re-election campaign on Sept., 8. The 30-second ad features Comstock's adult daughter Caity sharing why her mother should be re-elected to her Congress seat representing a Northern Virginia district. Comstock is facing a challenge from Democrat LuAnn Bennett, a businesswoman.
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2nd man arrested in deadly Corpus Christi gun store holdup
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a second suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a Corpus Christi gun store owner during a robbery that left an employee wounded. Nueces (nyoo-AY'-sis) County jail records show Filamir Gomez was being held Friday on a capital murder charge. Officers on ...
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He sexually abused her as a child. She became a police officer and hunted him down.
Erlis Joseph Chaisson is a serial child molester. The 47-year-old might have remained free if one 27-year-old north central Texas police officer hadn't gone far above the call of duty.
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2 workers hurt in North Texas fertilizer plant explosion
BONHAM, Texas (AP) - Investigators say two workers have suffered burns in an explosion while cleaning equipment at a North Texas fertilizer plant. Authorities are trying to determine what caused Thursday's accident at the Voluntary Purchasing Group plant in Bonham, 60 miles northeast of Dallas. Bonham Fire Department Chief Brad ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Fertilizer Fort Worth Texas The Washington Times Dallas Cowboys Wesley Pruden
Ex-Texas driver's license worker took bribes, gets 18 months
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former Texas Department of Public Safety worker must serve 18 months in prison for accepting bribes to help people in the U.S. illegally get a driver's license. Jose A. Ytuarte (ee-TWAHR'-tay) was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in San Antonio. Ytuarte in March pleaded ...
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Solich returns to Big 12 country as Ohio plays Kansas
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Frank Solich has only fond memories of leading teams against Kansas. Now the longtime coach of Ohio, Solich spent six years running Nebraska's juggernaut in the 1990s and early 2000s. He never lost to the Jayhawks, spanking them by an average margin of 40-9. Things may ...
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Police: Man shot self in leg in Chicago Lawn
A man shot himself in the leg in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Thursday night, police said.
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Coast Guard rescues overturned kayaker near Freeport
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a kayaker in the water on Thursday about 10 miles northeast of Freeport, officials said.
6 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin Canadian Coast Guard Galveston Texas Greater Houston Rescue swimmer Rescue Scholes International Airport at Galveston
Former DPS worker sentenced in drivers license scheme

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Colorado governor rappels down Denver high-rise for charity
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor rappelled down a high-rise apartment building in downtown Denver to raise awareness for cancer Thursday, squeezing his eyes shut as he approached the sidewalk.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Denver John Hickenlooper Bill Ritter Wellington Webb United States Colorado Michael Bennet Texas
Shooting investigating at northwest-side motel

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The Latest: Friday classes canceled after school shooting
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting inside a high school in West Texas (all times local):
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Jerry Jones hates traffic: Cowboys owner unveils $8M helicopter
FRISCO, Texas — Just call it Jerr’ Force One. Proving once again everything’s bigger in Jerry World, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones unveiled an official team helicopter here Thursday by landing it on the outdoor field of his $800 million practice facility. The stated purpose? To shave roughly 30 minutes off Jones’ 45-minute drive between the...
740 points by New York Post | Dallas Cowboys Cowboys Stadium Super Bowl Texas National Football League Lucas Oil Stadium Dallas Jerry Jones
DPS urges Texans to watch for supicious behavior on 9-11 anniversary
Texas' top public safety official is urging residents to keep a watchful eye for suspicious behavior as the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks approaches.
4 points by The Houston Chronicle | Police September 11 attacks Fort Hood Want Texas Security Federal Bureau of Investigation Attack
Laura Elder named new Galveston County managing editor
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Laura Elder, business editor of The Galveston County Daily News, has been named the daily's new managing editor. She succeeds Scott E. Williams, who died of a heart attack Aug. 17. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/2cG7V1z) reports Elder will continue to edit the newspaper's business pages, as ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Editing Newspaper Galveston County Texas Greater Houston Galveston Texas The Times League City Texas Galveston Bay Area
Vegas Stripped: The Turquoise Chief of Las Vegas defends Native American heritage — VIDEO
“Turquoise Chief”, as he goes by, owns a the store A Traders Turquoise Chief at 1000 Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Native Americans in the United States New Mexico United States Arizona Mississippi River Texas Gambling Nevada
Susan Pape named publisher of San Antonio Express-News
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Texas Hill Country native Susan Lynch Pape, who has risen through the leadership ranks at the San Antonio Express-News over the past decade, has been promoted to publisher of the daily newspaper. The Express-News (http://bit.ly/2cmjNJA) reports the Boerne (BUR'-nee), Texas, native will also continue as its ...
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ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Sheriff: Girl who shot, injured female student at West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman; motive unclear.
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Bashar al-Assad's Texas-sized victory against ISIS
Imagine a war raging in central Texas, stretching eastward. San Antonio lies in the southwest of our fictional battlefield, Austin is 80 miles to the north, and Dallas sits 200 miles farther along the same highway.
21 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Houston Bashar al-Assad Hafez al-Assad Harris County Texas Greater Houston 2016 Summer Olympics Bellaire Texas
The Latest: Sheriff: School shooter was 14-year-old freshman
ALPINE, Texas — The Latest on a shooting inside a high school in West Texas (all times local):2:20 p.m.Authorities say the girl who shot and injured a female student at a West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman.Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said during a news conference Thursday afternoon that a motive behind the shooting at Alpine High School remains unclear. Dodson says the 14-year-old later died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her name hasn't being released.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Police High school Law enforcement agency Alpine Texas Constable Texas Brewster County Texas Sheriff
Texas sheriff: 1 dead, 2 hurt in school shooting
A female student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Police Constable United States Sul Ross State University High school Alpine Texas Sheriff English-language films
Lawmaker plans bill to ensure fantasy sports leagues are legal in Texas
State Rep. Richard Pena Raymond, D-Laredo, announced hours before the kickoff of this season's first NFL football game that he plans to file a bill clarifying that fantasy sports leagues are legal despite an attorney general's opinion that likens the games to illegal gambling.
4 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas American football National Football League Game of skill Fantasy football Denver Fantasy sport Carolina Panthers
Police search for missing man, 76, in south Houston
Authorities are searching for a missing 76-year-old man with dementia who disappeared Thursday in south Houston.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Ford F-Series Pickup truck Inch Imperial units United States customary units Ford Motor Company Texas Houston Police Department
Texas sheriff says 1 killed, 2 hurt in school shooting
A female student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student       
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Texas sheriff: 1 student dead, 1 hurt in school shooting
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — A female student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine, the Brewster County sheriff said.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police United States Brewster County Texas Constable Sul Ross State University Alpine Texas Sheriff Legal professions
Ex-Idaho HS football player pleads not guilty in coat hanger case
John Howard, who now lives in Texas, was in court Tuesday on the felony charge of forcible sexual penetration by the use of a foreign object.
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1 student dead, 1 injured in shooting at West Texas high school
The Brewster County sheriff said a student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another student at a West Texas high school Thursday morning.
17 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | High school Brewster County Texas Alpine Texas Police Sul Ross State University Wound Texas Injuries
The Latest: Sheriff: 1 dead, 1 injured in school shooting
ALPINE, Texas (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in West Texas (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The local sheriff says a student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot after shooting and injuring another student at West Texas high school. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson ...
1 points by The Washington Times | High school Police Texas Brewster County Texas School district Constable Alpine Texas Sheriff
1 dead, 1 injured in Texas high school shooting
A student died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot after shooting and injuring another student at a West Texas high school, an official said. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson told radio station KVLF that a female student shot another female student inside Alpine High School on Thursday. ...
20 points by Los Angeles Times | High school Alpine Texas Police Brewster County Texas Sul Ross State University Death Constable Alpine Independent School District
Obama dodges Dakota pipeline question, fails to back Native American protesters
President Barack Obama failed to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, claiming he wasn’t up to speed on the details when asked about the controversial project Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
8835 points by Russia Today | United States Native Americans in the United States North America Natural gas Texas Indigenous peoples of the Americas Luang Prabang Futures contract
Longtime University of Texas at San Antonio president retiring
Under Ricardo Romo's 17-year leadership, the university has expanded its enrollment by 68 percent. Last spring, 26,537 students, 85 percent of them undergraduates, were taking classes.
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Active shooter at Alpine High School in Texas
(AP) - Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect.
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Fatal shooting reported at West Texas high school
A manhunt was underway and schools were locked down in Alpine, Texas, amid reports of a fatal shooting at Alpine High, authorities said.       
3471 points by USA Today | High school Texas Sul Ross State University School district Alpine Texas Education United States Associated Press
Turner to lead trade trip to Cuba
With a nonstop flight to Cuba coming to Bush Intercontinental Airport in late November, Mayor Sylvester Turner is leading a trade mission to the island nation later this month.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Texas City George Bush Intercontinental Airport Greater Houston Continental Airlines Political geography Mexico
Teen kills classmate in school bathroom then herself: report
AUSTIN, Texas – At least one person died in a shooting on Thursday at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine, with early reports indicating a female student shot another female student in a bathroom and apparently killed herself, ABC News reported. The other student is alive, ABC news quoted Brewster County...
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3 hospitalized after active shooter incident in Texas high school
Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation at a high school and schools have been locked down.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | High school Sul Ross State University Texas Alpine Texas
Police search for suspect in ‘active shooter’ situation at West Texas high school
Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there’s an “active shooter” situation at a high school and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | High school Sul Ross State University Texas School district English-language films
Why Las Vegas sports books loved opening weekend of college football
Bolstered by the Badgers' 16-14 upset of LSU, Las Vegas sportsbooks cruised to a profitable opening weekend that sent a pair of Texas upstarts shooting up the odds board to win ...
30 points by Las Vegas Sun | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Texas English-language films
Texas cops report active shooter at high school
There’s an “active shooter” situation at a high school and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect       
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Police reporting ‘active shooter’ at West Texas school
Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there’s an “active shooter” situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect.
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Police in West Texas town of Alpine search for 'active shooter'
Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect. Police dispatcher Scarlet Eldred had no immediate information on whether anyone was hurt in the unspecified incident shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday....
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Ezekiel Elliott’s nervous drug test texts invite NFL suspicion
In sidestepping one potential prompt for NFL discipline, prized Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott may have opened himself up to another line of scrutiny. On Tuesday, the Columbus, Ohio prosecutor’s office said it would not press charges against Elliott in connection with domestic violence allegations made in July by ex-girlfriend Tiffany Thompson. The NFL has not closed the...
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Police in West Texas town of Alpine search for 'shooter'
Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect. Police dispatcher Scarlet Eldred had no immediate information on ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | High school Texas School district College Grammar school School types Middle school Vocational school
1 person shot, 2 gunmen loose at West Texas high school
There is an active shooter situation at Alpine High School in West, Texas. One person has been shot and two suspects are believed to be on the loose, police have said. All schools in the Alpine Independent School District are on “critical lockdown.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Texas high school shooting: 1 shot; 2 on loose
One person has been shot at Alpine High School in western Texas, and two shooters are believed to be on the loose, the Brewster County Sheriff's office said Thursday.
17235 points by CNN | High school Brewster County Texas Coroner United States Alpine Texas Shire Sheriff High School Musical
Teen on joy ride leads police on chase in NE Houston
A teenager was taken into custody after he led police on a high-speed chase and plowed into a ditch in a brand new car early Thursday morning in northeast Houston.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Police Department New York City Crime Ditch Downtown Houston Texas Police The Driver
Thursday's forecast: Central soaking, hot East
Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.       
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3 suspects shot in exchange with Houston-area deputies
KATY, Texas (AP) - Investigators say three armed suspects have been shot in an exchange of gunfire with deputies investigating a reported home invasion near Houston. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the shootings happened Wednesday night at a home near Katy as the three suspects emerged from a residence. ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Greater Houston Harris County Texas Coroner Houston Fort Bend County Texas Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Texas The Washington Times Sheriff