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AUSTIN – Services for Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Moises Sanchez will begin Thursday, Sept. 5, in Edinburg, Texas. Sanchez, 49, died Aug. 24, nearly five months after he was shot in the line of duty.


AUSTIN – Two of the Texas 10 Most Wanted — one sex offender and one fugitive — were recently captured. Melvin Carl Schrader, 49, a wanted sex offender, was arrested on Aug. 19 in Waco. Cesar Rene Ortiz, 45, a wanted fugitive, was arrested on Aug. 13 in Edinburg. The arrests were not the resu…

Earlier this year, the fire at Notre Dame drew vast media coverage, and locally fires have been happening at an increased rate due to the dry weather. However, West Texas isn't alone in the increased fire danger arena.

AUSTIN — A recent study shows approximately 362 million pieces of visible litter accumulate on Texas roadways each year. As litter continues to be a growing challenge in our state, TxDOT is hopeful this statewide collaborative effort between two Texas-sized brands will help keep our state clean. 

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A large number of juvenile green sea turtles are showing up on or near the shores and jetties near Corpus Christi and possibly in more areas. The small turtles are returning to bays and estuaries from the Gulf of Mexico to continue their growth in shallow waters. Reports are being received o…

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Fair season is here and the Howard County Fair will be kicking off this week. It seems most people have fond memories at the fair, please share them with us.

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