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Rangers Sign Former Yankees Reliever Burton

Right-hander Jared Burton has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will report Tuesday to Triple-A Round Rock. The 33-year-old Burton was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in four appearances this year…

05/25/2015

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G-Bag Nation Theater At Texas Motor Speedway

You’re invited to the first ever “G-Bag Nation Theater,” a special 1.5 hour G-Bag Nation live broadcast from Victory Theater inside Texas Motor Speedway’s infield, preceding the Firestone 600 on Saturday, June 6th starting at 6pm.

05/25/2015

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Texas House Opts Not To Cut Tuition For Veterans And Their Children

Lawmakers are opting to water down an attempt to reduce costs of a program offering free tuition benefits to veterans and their children. Under this program, more dependents have begun receiving free tuition than veterans.

05/24/2015

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Texas Nixes Voter-Approved Denton Fracking Ban

The City of Denton issued a statement Friday saying it can no longer enforce the fracking ban voters approved seven months ago, citing new state law that limits their power and voids the ban.

05/23/2015

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Rangers Put 1B/OF Blanks On DL, Add OF Smolinski

The Texas Rangers have put first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Round Rock.

05/22/2015

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Fracking To Resume In Denton After Local Ban Nullified By State

The city of Denton, whose fracking ban prompted lawmakers to limit such local power, says a driller has revealed plans to resume fracking gas wells in the city.

05/22/2015

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Texas Senate Approves Open Carry Of Handguns

The bill still needs a final House vote. That chamber has already passed a similar version.

05/22/2015

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Dallas High School Recalls Yearbooks Due To ‘Inappropriate Material’

A Dallas high school is recalling its yearbooks after they were somehow printed full of insults.

05/22/2015

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North Texas Man Set To Die June 3 Loses Federal Appeal

A North Texas man facing execution in less than two weeks for the fatal shootings of four men more than 30 years ago has lost a federal court appeal.

05/22/2015

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Rangers Mt. Rushmore: Best 1st Baseman

Going along with the theme, each week I’ll introduce a new Rangers themed Mt. Rushmore prompt and unveil the four faces who best demonstrate that prompt.

05/22/2015

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Texas Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 4.2 Percent

The TWC says Texas has added an estimated 287,000 seasonally adjusted jobs over the past year, including a modest gain in April with 1,200 more positions.

05/22/2015

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The LEGO Americana Roadshow

Frisco is the only Texas stop for this amazing display of national monuments — including the White House, Washington Memorial and Statue of Liberty — done in LEGO bricks.

05/22/2015

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