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Emergency crews drop fire retardent slurry while battling a running wildfire that is threatning homes on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Firefighter Charged With Setting Wildfire

A volunteer firefighter in Texas has been charged with setting a wildfire last year. Taylor Dupree Partain was charged in connection with a May wildfire.

03/30/2012

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Work Programs for Inmates Scale Back

A county jail in West Texas is cutting down on work programs for inmates.

03/18/2012

This file photo shows a single-engine plane flying through the air. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plane Crash Kills 2 People In West Texas

Authorities say two people have died in the West Texas crash of a small plane that disappeared on a flight to Oklahoma.

02/21/2012

An 'electrophonic' meteor passed across the North Texas sky Wednesday night.  Photographer Kevin Palivec captured this image from a remote camera in Coleman, Texas, near Abilene (Credit: Kevin Palivec)

Meteor Streaks Across North Texas Sky

The FAA has confirmed a meteor likely passed across the sky of the Southwest United States Wednesday night, with many people in the Dallas/Fort Worth area hearing and feeling the sonic boom.

02/01/2012

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

North Texas AIDS Agencies Face Funding Cuts

North Texas organizations that assist people suffering from HIV/AIDS are facing federal funding cuts while expecting new clients from rural areas.

09/02/2011

Ramp personnel load baggage into a departing American Airlines flight on August 15, 2001. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

DFW-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Stop In Abilene

About 100 passengers spent the night at a West Texas airport after a jet bound for DFW International Airport had possible mechanical trouble.

08/03/2011

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Saginaw Dad Charged With Attempted Murder For Dumping Boy

A father accused of abandoning his 4-year-old son along a rural West Texas highway in the middle of the night was charged Thursday with attempted capital murder, prosecutors said.

06/30/2011

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Saginaw Man Dumps 4-Year-Old Son By Highway

Police say a Texas man abandoned his 4-year-old son along a cactus-lined highway and that the injured boy spent several hours alone in the dark before a passing motorist picked him up.

06/29/2011

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West Texas Wildfire Burns 50,000 Acres

More resources have been dispatched to battle a fast-moving West Texas wildfire that has scorched about 50,000 acres.

04/08/2011

Electric provider TXU is based in Dallas. (credit: AP Photo)

TXU Plans Call Centers In Abilene & Lubbock

TXU Energy is opening call centers in Abilene and Lubbock which, the electric provider announced, will mean about 500 jobs.

01/11/2011

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