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Study: Arsenic Levels High In Texas Rice

Consumer Reports found significant levels of arsenic in apple juice earlier this year, and now, the magazine has a new study, showing many brands of rice also contain the toxin.


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Texas Teams Dominate NCAA Baseball Tournament

Baylor is the No. 4 seed nationally and leads an eight-team Texas contingent in the NCAA baseball tournament, while the Texas Longhorns will miss the postseason for the first time since 1998.


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Study: Eating White Rice Daily Ups Diabetes Risk

White rice is a dietary staple for more than half the world’s population – not just for people living in China, India, and Japan, but for many Americans as well. A new study shows people who eat lots of white rice may significantly raise their risk of developing diabetes.



Texas Rice Farmers Won’t Get Water For Irrigation

A Central Texas river authority said Friday that Hill Country lakes fell short of levels sufficient to provide irrigation water to downriver rice farmers.



Farmers Furious After Iraq Stops Buying U.S. Rice

The talk of the day among rice farmers is Iraq’s decision not to buy U.S. rice, a stinging move that adds to a stressful year punctuated by drought.



Texas Agency Will Likely Cut Water To Rice Farms

Thousands of Texas rice farmers are likely to be affected by action taken in response to one of the most severe droughts in state history.


Texas Longhorns fans cheer on the team before a game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium October 27, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Texas Hopes To Start Rebound With Rice

The Longhorns start the 2011 season at home against Rice on Saturday night. Texas is in search of a big turnaround after a 5-7 finish last season just one year after playing for the national championship.


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Rice Defeats SMU 58-57 In CUSA Tournament

Rice held off SMU in the final moments for a 58-57 victory in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday night.


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2011 Conference USA Tournament Preview

The 16th annual Conference USA Tournament is slated to kick off Wednesday from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.


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No. 20 Texas Edges Rice

Cory Joseph scored 14 points and Jordan Hamilton added 13 points as 20th-ranked Texas held off Rice, 62-59.

105.3 The Fan–11/27/2010