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VIDEO: TX boy dies after being bitten by ants during football game

A Corpus Christi middle school student bitten by ants during a football game has died.

Texas again has highest uninsured rate in nation

Texas continued to have the highest rate of people without health insurance in 2012 at 24.6 percent, according to the Current Population Survey estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday.

Texas A&M University posts record year for fundraising

Texas A&M University has raised a record $740 million-plus within the past year, over $300 million more than in any previous 12-month period—and it now ranks among the nation’s top fundraising institutions in higher education, p

Six Tyler ISD Campuses Join Facebook

Six Tyler ISD campuses have joined the social network Facebook as part of a pilot program initiated by the District.

Big 12 Notes: Baylor defense faces tougher test Saturday

A year ago, Baylor escaped Louisiana-Monroe with a 47-42 win in front of the largest crowd in Malone Stadium history.

Jerry Jones reminds everyone Cowboys were underdogs going into Kansas City

It was a disappointing loss in Kansas City, but owner Jerry Jones wants fans to keep it in perspective – the Cowboys weren’t expected to win.

Pine Tree ISD trustees to discuss football stadium parking dilemma

Traffic issues at Pirate Stadium have prompted a Thursday meeting between Longview police officers and Pine Tree school officials as frustrated taxpayers are calling on their leaders to fix the problem.

ETX police arrest barricaded man for burglary, kidnapping

A man was arrested, Tuesday morning for burglary and aggravated kidnapping.

Former Houston 3rd grade teacher sentenced to 20 years in prison for distributing, possessing child pornography

A local man was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison following his guilty pleas to distributing and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.