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Ruffin Henry and Scout swim in the rising water of Lake Pontchatrain as Hurricane Isaac approaches on August 28, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Hurricane Isaac Floods Gulf Coast

Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee, knocked out power and flooded beach-front roads before dawn in Louisiana and Mississippi as it began a slow, drenching slog inland.

08/29/2012

Anthony Booth from New Orleans learns that his home has been flooded after Hurricane Isaac made landfall. (credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

North Texas Ready To Help Isaac Evacuees

Although the damage from Hurricane Isaac does not look too bad as of Wednesday morning, relief groups across North Texas are still prepared to help those hit by the storm.

08/29/2012

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Isaac Won’t Have Much Impact On DFW Weather

Hurricane Isaac struck the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, and has brought severe flooding to parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. But folks in North Texas won’t see much from the storm.

08/29/2012

A drilling rig is seen in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Lease Sale Nets $1.7 Billion

The federal government’s first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the same area where the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010 brought in $1.7 billion in winning bids Wednesday.

06/21/2012

A drilling rig is seen in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Oil & Gas Leases Go On Sale

The federal government is set to sell off oil and natural gas leases in the central Gulf of Mexico — off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

06/20/2012

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TCU Baseball Stifles Mississippi 5-0

TCU starter Brandon Finnegan stifled Mississippi on Sunday night in the Horned Frogs’ 5-2 victory.

06/03/2012

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Has Nation’s 4th Highest Teen Birth Rate

Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010, with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.

04/10/2012

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks during a Republican presidential debate on October 18, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Alabama Polls Bring Bad News To Gingrich

Two new polls show Newt Gingrich is running third place in a state that he needs to win badly — Alabama. Voters there head to the polls on Tuesday.

03/08/2012

Starting pitcher Roy Oswalt of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the Major League Baseball game at Chase Field on April 26, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sources Say Oswalt Wants Rangers Or Cardinals

Pitching star Roy Oswalt’s main criteria seems to be proximity to his home in Mississippi. Indications are that he prefers the Rangers and Cardinals.

01/30/2012

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3 Suspects In Lewisville Shooting Caught In Mississippi

A Christmas stakeout in Mississippi led to the arrest of three men wanted in a Dec. 20 slaying in Lewisville.

12/27/2011

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Study: Child Abuse Increases Tied To Bad Economy

A study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests the bad economy has ties to a rise in child abuse.

09/20/2011

A crane stands along a Gulf of Mexico coast beach at dawn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Braces For Rain From Tropical Storm Lee

Tropical Storm Lee has formed out of a rainy weather system off Louisiana, threatening a drenching along much of the U.S. Gulf coast.

09/02/2011

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