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Questions Linger In Texas Train Accident That Killed 4 Veterans

‏The CBS 11 I-Team looks at what role Union Pacific and the state of Texas may have played in a deadly 2012 train accident in Midland.

CBS 11–12/13/2013

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Loose Kangaroo Causes Stir In West Texas

Police in West Texas who answered calls about a kangaroo hopping along a rural highway near Midland helped capture the pet and return the animal to its rightful owner.

11/14/2013

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NTSB Faults Parade Plans In Fatal Train Collision

After a yearlong investigation, federal investigators are blaming a lack of safety planning for a deadly collision involving a train and a parade float full of veterans in Midland.

11/05/2013

A plane takes off from Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Unruly Flight Passenger Pleads Guilty

An unruly passenger on a Southwest Airlines jet bound from California to Texas faces prison for interfering with the crew during the May flight.

07/25/2013

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and son George W. Bush during pre-game ceremonies before the San Francisco 49ers and the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 25, 2009 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Midland Courthouse To Be Named For Bushes

Midland’s federal courthouse is to be rededicated to former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush at a special ceremony on Friday in the family’s former hometown.

07/12/2013

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Thousands Lose Power During Texas Storms

Overnight storms in the DFW area and West Texas have left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.

06/06/2013

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Vets Parade Float Driver Says Train Seemed Still Before Crash

The driver of a parade float struck by a train in a Texas crash that killed four military veterans told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary.

05/22/2013

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Midland Train Crash Documents To Be Released

The agency looking into last year’s train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation.

05/22/2013

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Texas Unemployment Rate Ticks Upward

State officials said that the Texas unemployment rate rose very slightly in February to 6.4 percent, but add that leading industries continue to show growth.

03/29/2013

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Midland Train Crash Victims Blame Union Pacific

Survivors of last year’s deadly West Texas train collision who are suing Union Pacific Co. say the railroad should not be able to claim that Midland and Midland County are responsible.

03/12/2013

Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Moscow Skeptical About Texas Autopsy Of Russian Boy

Russia voiced strong skepticism Saturday about the autopsy on a 3-year-old adopted Russian boy in Ector County and demanded further investigation as thousands rallied in Moscow to support the Kremlin ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children.

03/02/2013

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State Investigating Gladney Following Russian Adoption Death

A Fort Worth adoption agency is now part of a story that’s gained international attention. The story centers around the death of 3-year old Max Shatto, a Russian boy who died last month after he was adopted by a West Texas family.

02/26/2013

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