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NTSB Recommends States Reduce Blood Alcohol Level Threshold For Drunk Driving Offenses
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Texas DPS Increasing Patrols For July 4th Holiday

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Fourth of July holiday period looking for suspected drunken drivers and other traffic violators.

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Texas Soon To Drop Safety Inspection Sticker: What You Need To Know

A new policy has been passed by the Texas Legislation that will drop the second inspection sticker from your car windshield.

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Amber Alert Discontinued for Kidnapped Texas Girl, 13 [UPDATED]

UPDATE: 6/20/14 12:05 PM: Authorities have officially discontinued the amber alert for 13-year-old Phoebe Nichole Hughes. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that Phoebe was found safe.

No other details have been released. We will update this story when more info becomes available.

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A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for Phoebe Nichole Hughes, 13, who was last seen at around 5 a.m. (Friday 6/20) in Cuero.

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Restaurant Chain Chipotle Warns Climate Change Could Force Guacamole Off The Menu
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Chipotle Restaurant, Coming To Amarillo Plans To Import Beef From Australia

Chipotle is set to soon open doors in Amarillo.  But a decision by the chain's founder has some thinking twice.

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Some Crazy Texas Laws That Are Still ‘On The Books’

There seems that new laws are always being put into place but, ironically, none ever get taken off the books.

I'm not taking about laws that a few years or even a decade old. I'm talking about the ones that have been on the books for centuries.

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Recovery Process Continues At Comair Crash Site
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Four Killed In Private Plane Crash In South Dakota

HIGHMORE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota sheriff says a plane crash that killed four people happened near a wind farm.

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Cleanup Continues For Oil Spill In Crucial Houston Ship Channel
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Ship That Hit Barge And Caused Texas Oil Spill Was Speeding

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal court filing alleges a ship was speeding before a March 22 collision with a barge that led to a Texas oil spill.

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Citrus Greening Diseases Threatens Florida's Orange Industry
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Quarantine Area Expanded In Texas For Citrus Disease

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The state Department of Agriculture has expanded a quarantine area to slow the spread of the citrus greening disease for two South Texas counties.

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Manhunt For Former L.A. Cop Leads Back To Big Bear Lake
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Texas Man Arrested For Shooting At Firefighters

KYLE, Texas (AP) — Police in Central Texas have arrested an 18-year-old they believe fired at least one shot at firefighters responding to a blaze in a shed.

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Texas Senators Examining Testing, Curriculum Overhaul

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The state Senate Education Committee will assess implementation of a new law overhauling high school curriculum and cutting the number of standardized tests students must pass.

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