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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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Float Driver Won’t Face Charges In Midland Train Crash

Rain across North Texas has been just what we needed to help out with the drought. Widespread areas across North Texas saw 2″ to 4″ of rain.

01/09/2013

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Grand Jury To Consider Midland Train Crash

Grand jurors will consider the case of a train collision that killed four veterans riding on a parade float last fall.

01/09/2013

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Union Pacific Adjusting Midland Crossing Where Vets Died

Union Pacific says it’s adjusting the timing of the West Texas railroad crossing signal where a collision last month killed four military veterans riding in a parade.

12/21/2012

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Midland Driver Won’t Face Charges In Vets Parade Crash

Officials in a West Texas city where four wounded veterans died when a train hit their parade float wouldn’t say Friday why they won’t pursue criminal charges against the driver.

12/07/2012

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Midland Parade Crash Victim To Be Laid To Rest

More than two weeks after a horrific Veterans Day parade crash in Midland left four veterans dead, one of the victims will be laid to rest after passing through North Texas.

11/28/2012

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Texan Pleads Guilty In Multistate Drug Ring

A long-haul trucker from West Texas has pleaded guilty in a 2011 multistate drug-hauling ring.

11/21/2012

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