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Texas Rice Farmers Won’t Get Water For Irrigation

A Central Texas river authority said Friday that Hill Country lakes fell short of levels sufficient to provide irrigation water to downriver rice farmers.

03/02/2012

Water flows from a bathroom tap. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Court Says Landowners Also Own Groundwater

In a landmark ruling, the Texas Supreme Court said that landowners have an ownership interest in the water underneath their land.

02/24/2012

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Texas Bank Robber Sentenced 100 Years In Jail

A 48-year-old Dallas man convicted of two armed bank robberies in Central Texas in 2010 has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.

10/27/2011

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was named as a suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and the wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences via Getty Images)

Judge To Hear Defense Motions In Fort Hood Case

A military judge has set a hearing for this week to consider defense motions for an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage.

10/25/2011

Emily Robison, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks perform on stage. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Country Stars Raise Cash For Texas Wildfire Victims

George Strait, Willie Nelson and the Dixie Chicks performed Monday night as part of a concert to raise money for Central Texas wildfire victims.

10/17/2011

Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Concert Benefits Central Texas Wildfire Victims

George Strait, Willie Nelson and the Dixie Chicks are among the performers to play Monday night as part of a show to benefit wildfire victims.

10/17/2011

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Low Winds Help Crews Contain Central Texas Blaze

Firefighters made progress in containing a fire just a month after the state’s most destructive wildfire hit the same Central Texas county.

10/06/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Another Wildfire Burns In Central Texas

Crews made progress against wildfire in the same Central Texas county where a destructive blaze last month destroyed over 1,500 homes.

10/05/2011

Power transmission lines. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Power Company Sued After Massive Texas Wildfire

A utility company knew about wildfire dangers amid severe Texas drought, but failed to remove dead trees and branches near their power lines.

09/28/2011

A running wildfire threatens a home on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Weather Change Expected To Increase Wildfire Danger

The Texas Forest Service warns that the arrival of a cold front Sunday afternoon will create more dangerous wildfire conditions across Texas.

09/24/2011

Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

October Concert To Help Texas Wildfire Victims

A concert on October 17, featuring Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and the group Asleep at the Wheel, will benefit Central Texas wildfire victims.

09/22/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Central Texas Wildfires Nearly Contained

The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.

09/19/2011

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