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Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

VIDEO: Inside “American Sniper” Murder Trial

For the first time, the public is able to hear audio from inside the so-called American Sniper murder trial.

02/25/2015

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‘American Sniper’ Jury Hears Killer’s Taped Confession

During Monday’s testimony, jurors saw Eddie Routh’s confession on the night of the killings, and heard him admit he knew what he did was wrong.

02/16/2015

Alcee L. Hastings, US Congressman of the House of Representatives and co-chairman of the Helsinki Commission, is pictured during the London Conference on Combating Antisemitism at Lancaster House, London, on February 17, 2009. More than 100 parliamentarians from just under 40 countries met for the inaugral conference to discuss practical strategies on how to meet the the global threat of antisemitism. (credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Reaction To Florida Congressman’s “Crazy” Comments

Disparaging remarks during a congressional committee meeting are drawing the ire of many Texans tonight.

02/03/2015

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RadioShack May Shutter, Sprint To Get Half Of Chain

The NYSE has suspended trading RadioShack stock and was preparing to delist it as rumors of a major sell off for the electronic company loomed.

02/02/2015

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School Program Helps Teen With Rare Brain Disorder

Kaitlynn Curtner is a musically gifted Haslet teen with a collection of guitars and a voice as good as any recording artist.

01/21/2015

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House Fire Set By Cigarette Kills Retired Marine

Cleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother’s best attempts to save him.

12/02/2014

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Plan Ahead For More North Tarrant Express Lane Closures

Angel Yanez knows the misery of driving on the construction riddled I-35W corridor north of Fort Worth.

11/18/2014

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Henderson Street Businesses Suffer Despite Promised Growth

The businesses cut off from the flow of traffic have signs everywhere, pleading, begging, beseeching customers to please come in, we’re open.

11/17/2014

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Denton Residents Get Ready For Fracking Legal Battles

The City of Denton said there are already two lawsuits pending against the fracking ban and more are likely to follow.

11/05/2014

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Drought Dries Up Business In Mineral Wells

Towns such as Mineral Wells are blending river water with the lake water to stretch reserves.

11/03/2014

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Construction Crews Mistakenly Cut Down Trees

A spokesperson for the city of McKinney has called it ” a really awful mistake.”

10/29/2014

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Arlington To Allow More Gas Drilling

Arlington has allowed plans to go forward for more natural gas drilling despite two recent small earthquakes in the area.

10/28/2014

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