Lufkin Texas

The wall of smoke during the Bastrop County wildfire in September.

Rain Hoped To Limit 2012 East Texas Wildfire Risk

State foresters are hoping that recent rains will limit the 2012 wildfire risk in East Texas, where drought factored in several disastrous fires last year.


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Life In Prison For Texas Nurse In Bleach Deaths

A former Texas nurse convicted of killing five dialysis patients by injecting them with bleach should spend the rest of her life in prison with no chance of parole, jurors who earlier convicted the woman of capital murder said Monday.