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18-wheeler accident leaves 1 dead, 3 injured in Salado

    18-wheeler accident leaves 1 dead, 3 injured in Salado

Three are injured and one is confirmed dead after an 18-wheeler crashed into an overpass under construction in Salado, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Texas rally calls for ‘biblical marriage’

    Texas rally calls for ‘biblical marriage’

About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call “biblical marriage” — a union between a man and a woman — at an event headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

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Austin initiates investigation over segregation stickers

    Austin initiates investigation over segregation stickers

Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on their windows, sparking an investigation into their origin and condemnation from the mayor.

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Texas could allow concealed handguns on college campuses

    Texas could allow concealed handguns on college campuses

Texas would allow people to carry concealed handguns on college campuses under a measure given preliminary approval by the state Senate, just a day after it passed a proposal allowing open carry of guns almost anywhere in the state.

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University of Houston suspends fraternity for alleged hazing

    University of Houston suspends fraternity for alleged hazing

University of Houston officials are promising swift punishment, including expulsion and criminal charges, if allegations of hazing at a fraternity are supported by the outcome of a police investigation.

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Texas bill calls for school critique reform

    Texas bill calls for school critique reform

Top legislative conservatives clamoring for Texas to adopt a school choice voucher plan proposed a series of other education changes instead Tuesday that are less controversial but could still spark heated debates.

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Sanctions not filed against UT frat

    Sanctions not filed against UT frat

An investigation into a University of Texas fraternity whose portrayal of Hispanics at a party offended students has been completed and no sanctions are forthcoming, a university official said Thursday. Phi Gamma Delta did not violate any school rules during the Feb. 7 party at their house just north of campus, Dean of Students Soncia Reagins-Lilly said.

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Winter whips Waco; more wintry mix on its way

    Winter whips Waco; more wintry mix on its way

Waco, along with other parts of Texas, is expected to be hit with more freezing rain until Wednesday morning.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory lasting from midnight until noon.

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Auction for alum raises funds, hope

    Auction for alum raises funds, hope

Baylor alumna Julie Prater discovered unexpectedly she was pregnant with her second child in the summer of 2014. Eight weeks into her pregnancy, Prater had her first full-body seizure while tending to her screaming son. Family and friends are hosting an auction to raise money for Julie Prater, who was diagnosed with a stage four brain tumor last summer.

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Same-sex couple marries in Texas

    Same-sex couple marries in Texas

Defying Texas’ longstanding ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple wed in Austin immediately after being granted a marriage license on Thursday under a one-time court order because one of the women has cancer.

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