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A Half-Million in Texas Without Workplace Insurance

At least a half-million Texas workers have no occupational insurance coverage, either from a state-approved workers' compensation plan or from a private equivalent, state insurance officials said Tuesday.

Clemency changes could reduce El Paso federal drug sentences

Thousands of federal drug prisoners could be out of prison sooner than expected. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced new clemency rules Wednesday that could potentially shorten felony drug sentences.

Freeway cracking? Not a problem, says TxDOT

A large portion of newly poured concrete along Interstate 10 is cracking.

Ten Cathedral High students named Gates Millennium Scholars

Cathedral High School Center for Advanced Studies will honor 10 of its students on April 24, 2014, who were named 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars.

Texas town outlaws large lawns

A Texas town votes to limit the size of yards on new homes. That's because in Georgetown, Texas an incredible amount of water is used to water lawns.

Rules change means more drug offenders eligible for clemency

More federal prisoners serving sentences for non-violent crimes can apply for clemency after the Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday. Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced that the department would broaden the criteria for clem

What you should know before getting refrigerated air

The temperatures are heating up and that means air conditioners are running on full speed. In fact, local refrigerated air company Times Refrigeration said they are swamped with requests for installments for refrigerated air units.

Wounded warriors share bonds with Boston Marathon victims

Staff Sgt. Julio Larrea gazed at a front-page newspaper photo showing a family crossing the finish line of this year's Boston Marathon.

Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

The Army has returned to Sgt. Timothy Gilboe the body armor that saved his life from a point-blank gunshot during close combat in Afghanistan.