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Webb throws 3 TD passes to Marquez as Texas Tech holds off UTEP, 30-26
EL PASO, Texas – Davis Webb threw three touchdown passes to Bradley Marquez to help lift Texas Tech to a 30-26 victory over Texas-El Paso Saturday night. UTEP (1-1) led 6-0 early in the game, but the Red Raiders (2-0) fought back for a 16-13 halftime …
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Tesla Speeds Past Texas Red Tape to Park Its Battery Plant in Nevada
By choosing Nevada, however, Tesla is missing a wonderful opportunity to mess with Texas. Local officials fiercely courted the battery plant, and Texas Governor Rick Perry even went to California to persuade Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Texas & Big 12 Preview Capsules for Saturday

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Texas & Big 12 Preview Capsules for Saturday
This is a major test for new Texas coach Charlie Strong both as motivator and game coach. Texas has to forge offense behind new QB Tyrone Swoopes with starter David Ash once again sidelined with concussion symptoms. If Strong can push Texas to win …
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Hope, faith strong for conjoined twins at Texas Children's Hospital
Conjoined twins will be separated in a delicate and risky surgical procedure later this year at Texas Children's Hospital. But surgeons anticipate excellent results, and a Texas mom says her hope and faith in a positive outcome continues to grow every day.
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Oddity: More tornado warnings in DC region than most Texas, Oklahoma areas

Oddity: More tornado warnings in DC region than most Texas, Oklahoma areas
The National Weather Service forecast office serving the Washington and Baltimore region this year has issued 18 tornado warnings. Amazingly, it has hoisted more warnings than most of the forecast offices in Texas and Oklahoma, in so-called tornado alley.
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Is Wendy Davis' political star fading in Texas gubernatorial race?
As a feisty state senator with pink sneakers and a fist in the air, Wendy Davis captured both the love and the ire of America last year when she pulled an 11-hour filibuster of anti-abortion measures in the Texas Capitol. But after using that star …
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Texas A&M Aggies set to host first game at renovated Kyle Field
One look inside newly-renovated Kyle Field and you'll know where the Texas A&M football program is headed. "This will be the number one sports venue in the United States," said Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp. "It will be the …
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Texas QB Ash ruled out vs. BYU

Texas QB Ash ruled out vs. BYU
Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash was injured again in the season opener and will miss this week's game against BYU. Head coach Charlie Strong told reporters Monday that Ash took a hit during the first quarter of Texas' 38-7 win over North Texas, …
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Why the Texas Rangers Season Has Not Been All Bad
The 2014 season for the Texas Rangers has been…. unpleasant, a roller-coaster, a disappointment, or any other adjective you'd like to say. You've read it all before. So, no need to go on and on about what this season has been like. So I won't. I'm the …
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State officials approve historical racing in Texas

State officials approve historical racing in Texas
On a 7-1 vote, the state's Racing Commission gave the checkered flag to a rule change that will allow historical racing — the replaying of already-run races on slot machine-like devices — at Texas tracks, including Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie …
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Lawsuit filed to stop vote on historical racing in Texas
On the eve of a possible vote by the Texas Racing Commission, Krause, R-Fort Worth, applied for a temporary restraining order to prevent commissioners from adopting rules to allow historical racing, the replaying of already-run races on slot-machine …
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Rainbow Wahine soccer falls to Texas, 2-1
WAIPAHU, Oahu – The University of Hawai`i women's soccer day went toe-to-toe with Texas before eventually succumbing in a 2-1 loss in the final match of the Outrigger Resorts Shootout Monday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium. Whitney Jaynes scored …
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Tomas Telis will make first major league start, inches Texas Rangers closer to
Colby Lewis (left) of the Texas Rangers enters the field of play while on a rehab assignment with the Frisco Roughriders with catcher Tomas Telis before their game against the San Antonio Missions on Monday, May 20, 2013. (Stewart F. House/Special …
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Lubbock police warned partygoers about noise hours before Texas Tech student

Lubbock police warned partygoers about noise hours before Texas Tech student
Lubbock police gave partygoers a warning about loud noise hours before a Texas Tech student was found dead at the same house Sunday morning in Central Lubbock. Police responded to a dead body call at 8:58 a.m. Sunday in the 3600 block of 36th …
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Wide-open Texas has the fastest highways in the nation
The Lone Star State has the fastest single highway in the country – a toll road in south-central Texas with an 85-mph speed limit – and the fastest average speeds. In fact, when you add up speeds on all the interstates, state freeways, toll roads and …
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Texas Leads the Nation in Illegally Injecting…
Most of the diesel wells are safely far away from us, in South Texas over the Eagle Ford shale. That's a relief, because the people of South Texas don't seem to like diesel very much. "Help us residents of South Texas before we all die," wrote a …
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Prospects good for dove season in Texas
Most folks don't usually look forward to Mondays, but Texas dove hunters will make it an exception this year. The traditional Sept. 1 dove season opening day in the North and Central Zones falls on Labor Day Monday. Dove hunting this season should be …
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McKenzie Berryhill scores twice to help ASU soccer tie Texas in Honolulu

McKenzie Berryhill scores twice to help ASU soccer tie Texas in Honolulu
McKenzie Berryhill scored twice in the second half Friday night, bringing Arizona State soccer back from a 2-0 deficit to a 2-2 season-opening tie in double overtime with Texas in Honolulu. Berryhill, a junior defender, headed in a cross from Lucy Lara …
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Texas' schedule talk: TCU
Texas' No. 8, Jaxon Shipley, makes a short catch as TCU's Kevin White comes in for the tackle during the first half of action held at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
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Texas gains recognition as the new music mecca: Emotional music changes all
Composer Chad Robinson, who was born in Galveston and who grew up in Clear Lake, discovered that the Texas composition scene was better known across the pond than in its own home. While finishing his Ph.D. in composition last year at King's College …
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Five-star Plano West big man Tyler Davis commits to Texas A&M over Baylor
Texas A&M head coach Billy Kennedy, center, reacts after a foul call against his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in College Station, Texas. Kansas beat Texas A&M 66-58.
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SpaceX Gets 10-Year Tax Exemption for Texas Site
Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas. The county's governing board on Thursday also …
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Boyle Heights kidnap suspect, son found at Texas birthday party
Abraham Vargas had been living in an apartment in Texas, but detectives were unclear if he had established it as his permanent home. He is scheduled to appear Monday in a Texas court for a hearing. It was unclear whether he would waive extradition.
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Texas drought will lighten up by winter, report says
The Climate Prediction Center states that drought conditions in Texas will most likely improve or end by the end of the year, except for the state's southern tip. As the drought persists, Texas lakes are drying up, including one of San Antonio's …
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Texas Keeper Cider releases first cider to local stores
Along with Lindsey Peebles, Nick Doughty and Brandon Wilde launched Texas Keeper Cider — a cidery located in far South Austin — because they believe it's an appealing middle ground between wine and beer. Doughty, the head cider maker, has worked …
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Three Texas venues named best for live music

Three Texas venues named best for live music
Billboard Magazine named three Texas venues in its list of "25 Most Popular Music Clubs in the U.S.," which includes a lesser-known Austin hotspot. Click through to see Billboard's Top 25 around the country. 25. Stubb's Bar-B-Q Austin, Texas Attendance …
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Texas Car Lender Is Accused of Distortion in Subprime Inquiry
On Wednesday, the investigations — several are already in the works, people with knowledge of the matter say — fixed on an auto lender in Texas, which the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused of tarnishing borrowers' credit reports. The …
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Jackie Robinson West Beats Texas 6-1
Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago's Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series on Tuesday night. Chicago will face the loser of Wednesday's game between Las Vegas …
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