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BIG 12 NEWS: Baylor returns 15 starters and 47 letterman from last season's Holiday Bowl champion team

After guiding Baylor football to heights unmatched in program history, three straight bowl games and back-to-back bowl wins in 2011 and 2012, Bears head coach Art Briles continues to push expectations for his 2013 squad.

Lufkin woman is arrested for failing to have insurance on her car, possession of dangerous drugs

A Lufkin woman is arrested and charged with failure to maintain financial responsibility and dangerous drug charges. It happened late Friday morning at 11:52 a.m. in the 800 block of south First Street in Lufkin.

Home Owners Association bans a Texas neighborhood from having chalk drawings on their sidewalks

Using colorful sidewalk chalk to decorate a driveway is a great summertime activity. However, in one Texas neighborhood these drawings come with the risk of a hefty fine.

Prison or death for Nidal Hasan? It's up to the jury now

 The only question left for the jury considering the case of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is whether he will live or die for targeting Afghanistan-bound soldiers in one of the largest mass killings of military personnel on a post on U.S.

Amid 2016 speculation, Cruz takes grassroots pitch to New Hampshire

Sen. Ted Cruz wrapped up a week in the political spotlight headlining a political fundraiser Friday in New Hampshire, home to the traditional first primary contest in the race for the White House.

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information leading to the Loan Ranger Bandit

Over the past four years, the Loan Ranger Bandit has committed at least a dozen armed robberies of banks and other financial institutions in four different states.

Thousands injured by trampolines yearly

Trampolines have been a part of many Americans' childhoods for years, but that doesn't mean they're safe. One bad bounce, and it could send you flying to the hospital.

Mr. President, leave the schools alone

I like it when President Obama goes on vacation because he's playing golf with the beautiful people and not trying to get into my business. Now, he has a new idea.

Smith and Wesson recall

A warning for owners of Smith and Wesson's M&P Shield pistol made before August 19th of this year.

$2 million rodeo event coming to AT&T Stadium

Two million dollars. That will be the payoff for the The American Rodeoat AT&T Stadium on March 2. The $2 million payoff is the largest ever for a one-day rodeo.