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Texas remains at forefront of new technology

Texas has taken another step forward towards becoming the nation's hub for innovation, collaboration and competition in technology development and manufacturing. The governor participated in an announcement with Google Inc.

Learn to fly-fish

Expert fly-fisher Bob Cappallo will teach fly-fishing for beginners at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center May 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

UT Austin celebrates 42 prestigious new scholarships and fellowships

The University of Texas at Austin welcomes 42 new endowments this year benefiting students in a range of disciplines.

Fmr Longview councilwoman arrested for beating roommate with golf club

A former Longview councilwoman was arrested about 1:00 p.m., Thursday after Longview police said she beat her roommate with a golf club for several minutes.

Good Samaritan saves 3 during shrimp boat fire in TX

Three men were brought to safety by a good Samaritan after the a shrimp boat caught firejust north of the South Galveston Jetty, Friday.

Brittney Griner, 4 Lady Bear seniors to enter WNBA draft

Brittney Griner is one of a list of 12 prospects invited to attend the 2013 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, which will be held on Monday, April 15, at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

ETX felon convicted for gun possession

On Thursday, a Rusk County jury convicted Jesse Ray Templin, 32, of Overton was convicted for a third degree felony of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. It was Templin's fourth felony conviction.

UPDATE: More charges filed against ETX teacher accused of improper relationship

Nacogdoches, TX (FOX 51) — Additional charges involving a second Nacogdoches High School student have been filed against Nacogdoches Independent School District substitute teacher Jamar Ballard.

Amber Alert: Missing 12 yr old girl

The Cedar Hill Police Department is searching for Sommer Brown, 12, of Cedar Hill. She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts. They believe she is with Lisa Elizabeth Brown, 43.

TX officials seize over $1.5 million in heroin, meth

Custom officers seized over $1.5 million in heroin and methamphetamine at a Brownsville port of entry.