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Jazz-Funk Pioneer Joe Sample Dies At 75

Pianist and composer Joe Sample has died at age 75.

CBS 11–09/13/2014

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Tex Message: Cowboys Are ‘Glitz And Glamour’, Unlike Houston

When Jerry Jones bought the Cowboys in 1989, he had visions of square dancing and traditional country music in his mind. The legendary Tex Schramm quickly straightened him out.

08/26/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Astrodome Plan Set To Be Revealed

Harris County’s top executive plans to reveal to the public his proposal for the future use of the Houston Astrodome.

08/26/2014

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Power Saw Blade Impales Texas Construction Worker

A South Texas construction worker has been hospitalized after he was impaled in the chest by a circular blade that became detached from a power saw.

08/25/2014

The logo of social networking website 'Facebook' is displayed on a computer screen  (Photo credit Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Seeks $123M For False Facebook Profile

A Texas woman has filed a $123 million lawsuit contending that Facebook failed to remove a false profile of her created by a former friend who superimposed her face over pornographic images.

08/21/2014

View of the holding cell 14 November 200

Feds: Convictions Are ‘Decapitation’ Of Aryan Brotherhood

Authorities say they have dealt a major blow to the illegal operations of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas as dozen of members plead guilty to federal racketeering charges.

08/13/2014

Close-Up Of Mosquitoes

Trapped Mosquito Could Carry Rare Virus

Health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya, raising the possibility of people becoming infected locally.

08/08/2014

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Lt. Governor Hopefuls Give Dueling Speeches

The state senators vying to be the next Texas lieutenant governor are set to address the same audience.

08/07/2014

A group of friends are hunted by a family of cannibals – including the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface – while visiting an old home. There are several sequels and remakes that all bare the franchise name (shown above), but few come close to the original’s thrills. (credit: New Line Cinema)

‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Actress Marilyn Burns Dies At 65

Actress Marilyn Burns, perhaps best known as the heroine in the 1974 cult hit ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,’ has died. She was 65.

08/06/2014

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Texas Firm Offers Space Flights For Pet Remains

Memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones will start this fall by a Houston company that already sends human remains into space.

07/30/2014

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

State Designation Could Save Astrodome

The Texas Historical Commission is poised to decide whether to designate the Astrodome a “state antiquities landmark,” which would make it harder to demolish.

07/30/2014

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