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Valentine Penny Campaign Helps Cancer-Stricken Teen

A North Texas teen originally from Waxahachie is in Los Angeles alongside her mother receiving experimental cancer treatment.

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

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Bill Would Create New Labels For GMO Foods

Inspired by the popular ‘USDA organic’ label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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City Smoking Ordinance Different For Children & Adults

A new smoking rule passed in Cleburne could keep children and teens out of some businesses. Simply put – if underage kids aren’t with parents, they don’t get in.

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Texas Family Learns 6-Year-Old’s Growth Spurt Caused By Tumor

At 6-years-old, Bryce Aswell towers over his kindergarten classmates — and eats like a teenage boy! But, two months ago the couple learned what was really behind Bryce’s growth spurt: a brain tumor.

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Sen. Ted Cruz To Buy Insurance Via Obamacare, A Law He Vows To Scrap

Texas Senator Ted Cruz says he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act – a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.

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Listeria Outbreak Traced To 2nd Blue Bell Production Plant

An outbreak of listeria that contributed to the deaths of three people has been traced to a second production facility operated by Blue Bell Ice Cream.

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TX Senate OKs Making Synthetic Drug ’25I’ A Controlled Substance

The Texas Senate has approved making the synthetic drug 25I-NBOMe a controlled substance, potentially banning it from being sold online and in places like convenience stores.

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Listeria Link Forces Blue Bell Ice Cream Recall

Blue Bell Ice Cream is recalling more products that may potentially be contaminated with Listeria. The recall covers three varieties of three-ounce ice cream cups with tab lids.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?